Jobs in sport

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) delivers a number of programs in  partnership with National Sporting Organisations, State Institutes and Academies of Sport, Sate Departments of Sport and Recreation, just to name a few.

There are many opportunities  for careers in sport in Australia. This page includes information on current sporting employment opportunities which are not at the ASC.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)                                            

Cycling Australia                                                                                   
Salary negotiable and will be commensurate with experience                

Cycling Australia (CA) is the national administrative body responsible for the sport of cycling in Australia as recognised by the Australian Government, the International Cycling Union (UCI), the Australian Olympic Committee, the Australian Commonwealth Games Association and the Australian Paralympic Committee.

Recent governance reform within the organisation has created an opportunity for CA to recruit a new CEO. This position will be critical in unlocking commercial opportunities and doors to enhance relationships with key stakeholders in cycling across Australia.
The successful candidate will be required to lead the National Organisation in a challenging, yet exciting period for Australian cycling, and drive positive reform across the sport.  

They will require a business degree or equivalent with a strong commercial background, and demonstrated experience in dealing with Government and public sector agencies. Demonstrated understanding of, and experience in sport and knowledge and understanding of the Olympic environment and what it means to be an Olympic sport would be an advantage.

Position can be negotiated as based in either Sydney or Melbourne.

A detailed position description and selection documentation is available at

If you are unable to access the information or if you have any enquiries after reading the job description please contact Lyriane Beuzeville on (02) 9339 5808.

Applications close Friday, 15 August 2014                                                          


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