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 Hockey Marlborough is seeking an enthusiastic and passionate person to fill the role of Regional Development Officer (RDO). This is a newly created role. You will have a key strategic role within the association, and you will be a focal point in the hockey community.

The RDO will be responsible for the effective planning, implementation and delivery of a community hockey programme within the Marlborough region. The RDO will effectively be the face of Hockey for Hockey Marlborough, working alongside key stakeholders, clubs, and schools to grow and sustain all that is involved and to improve the capacity and capability to deliver.

Your responsibilities will include

  • delivery of Hockey in Schools programme
  • delivery of programmes in junior hockey
  • school holiday and other coaching programmes across all age groups
  • develop and implement new coaching and playing opportunities for coaches, players and umpires
  • day to day operational requirements
  • assisting in developing and implementing the annual plan for Hockey Marlborough

The role is full time but hours will vary during the year with the requirement to work evenings and weekends through the winter season.

You will also have opportunities to take the initiative and develop your own ideas to meet the objectives of Hockey Marlborough.

This is the perfect role for someone who is passionate about hockey and keen to get out and be involved in the Marlborough community, working to improve participation and the skills of our players, coaches and umpires.

You will need to have:

  • a proven passion for sport
  • skills in planning and facilitating programmes
  • excellent organisational, time management, decision making and people skills

Advantageous to have:

  • Experience participating (playing, coaching, managing, officiating) in hockey at a high level
  • A professional qualification in sports management, development or coaching

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact Hockey Marlborough by email

All applications should include a cover letter and CV to be submitted to

Applications will remain open until the position is filled.