Vacancies

We’re looking for great people to help grow hockey in New Zealand. Here’s where you’ll find current job vacancies around the country in the hockey community.


Hockey Foundation Executive Officer 

  • Flexible location
  • 4 – 0.5 FTE
  • Fixed term 12-month contract
  • Start date: As soon as practically available for the successful candidate

The Hockey Foundation was established in 2011, to promote and support the amateur sport of hockey in New Zealand. Through the Hockey Foundation, we aim to provide opportunities for participation in hockey and ensure that the health benefits provided through the sport of hockey are realised.

The Hockey Foundation is entering our third stage of strategic development and is endeavouring to provide support to projects throughout New Zealand that foster and promote the participation of hockey in New Zealand.

Reporting to the Hockey New Zealand Foundation Chair, the core responsibilities include:

  1. manage and administer all operational aspects of the Hockey Foundation including investment management, grant making, financial reporting.
  2. manage and administer delivery of programme to deliver quality experiences to our Hockey Community.
  3. prepare reports on the delivery of the Hockey Foundation programme of expenditure.
  4. manage fund raising projects for the Hockey Foundation.

The candidate will have proven experience in the following areas:

  • successfully and positively working with diverse stakeholders and partners,
  • planning and managing funding applications and funding related budgets
  • funding specialist including management of funding applications, sponsorship and regional funding

They will have effective communication skills, strong initiative and problem solving abilities, and embrace change positively and actively seek new and improved ways to do things.

Applications are invited with a current CV and cover letter and should be sent to: Jacinda.matzer@hockeynz.co.nz.

Applications close: 5.00pm, Friday, 6 September 2019.

 

 

 


UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

OTAGO POLYTECHNIC

Otago Polytechnic and Otago Hockey have announced a sponsorship and scholarship agreement that supports students’ academic and sporting aspirations, while also providing a significant boost to the code in the region. Two new scholarships will be awarded each year for the next three years.

The scholarships, which will be offered to two talented hockey players, cover a maximum of three years study, depending on the specific programme.

Scholarship applications are now open. They close on 31 July and will take effect from the beginning of 2020.

 CLICK HERE for the more information.

WAIKATO UNIVERSITY

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme educates future leaders at the University of Waikato within the values of New Zealand’s greatest adventurer, Sir Edmund Hillary. With a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship, you can pursue your passion while you study. If you have leadership capabilities, excel academically, and have achieved in a sport or creative and performing art, the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme could be for you.

Applications for the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme in 2020 are now open. The closing date is 31st August 2019.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme educates future leaders at the University of Waikato within the values of New Zealand’s greatest adventurer, Sir Edmund Hillary. With a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship, you can pursue your passion while you study. If you have leadership capabilities, excel academically, and have achieved in a sport or creative and performing art, the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme could be for you.

Applications for the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme in 2020 are now open. The closing date is 31st August 2019.

CLICK HERE for more information

UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO

University of Otago entrance scholarship applications for 2020 are now open. Are you or have you been a NZ or Regional Representative in hockey? Closing dates vary, but many, particularly the Performance Entrance Scholarships, close on 15 August. For more information or to apply CLICK HERE.

MASSEY UNIVERSITY

Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship applications are open for 2020. This scholarship was established to support new student athletes enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in sport and who show future potential in their chosen sport. Is this you?

Applications close on August 20. For more information or to apply CLICK HERE.

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

Click here for more information and to apply.