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Cricket NSW: Government Relations & Public Policy Manager (Deadline – June 24)

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Posted: 10 June 2022
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· Ability to build networks within Australian Politics and Government

· Help lead engagement with political stakeholders

· A high impact role in a dynamic work environment

About us

Cricket NSW is focused on leading and growing the game throughout the state and oversees all cricket from elite professional teams to community, school, and social cricket. As a purpose and people led organisation, CNSW aims to inspire everyone to play and love cricket.

To deliver on our new strategy in 2022, we are taking a collaborative, customer centric approach to our organisational structure, bringing new teams together and creating exciting opportunities to achieve our purpose.

About the role

This role will develop, co-ordinate and direct public policy and government relations activity for Australian Cricket with a particular emphasis on NSW.

You will:

  • Have extensive engagement with relevant stakeholders including Ministers and staff of the Australian and NSW Governments, backbench and Opposition MPs, and the Parliamentary Friends of the Cricket network.
  • Prepare and execute a strategy for the 2023 NSW State election that focuses on the key projects and programs of significance
  • Deliver funding for key projects and programs of importance to Australian Cricket
  • Ensure that the views and perspectives of Australian Cricket on policy matters are conveyed to, and considered by governments
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Australian Cricket stakeholders and other professional sporting bodies as required to improve outcomes for Australian Cricket

About you

  • Experience working in executive government at federal, state or local government level, or as a government relations adviser dealing externally with government, ideally with experience or knowledge of the sports industry
  • Experience in managing government policy and strategy
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Relationship building skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Exceptional work ethic including the ability to prioritise work commitments and operate collaboratively in a multi-team environment

What’s in it for you?

Work in a dynamic and progressive workplace that is committed to giving you the opportunities you deserve. Enjoy the fun of professional sport and the rewards of contributing to your community. Take advantage of employee benefits on offer, including learning and development opportunities, work flexibility, salary packaging and the odd ticket to the cricket. You are joining a team that is energetic and motivated – we deeply enjoy the work that we do and the impact it has in the community.

Keen to join our team?

Apply now! Submit a copy of your resume and cover letter.

At Cricket NSW, we hire on merit and embrace diversity of characteristics, perspectives, skills and backgrounds. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, including children, so that people feel respected and connected, and can contribute and develop. We measure ourselves on our How We Play behaviours, our people value relationships, excellence, imagination and humility.

Australian Cricket’s Commitment Statement to Safeguarding Children and Young People can be found at

We require all applicants to undergo background checks and screening prior to or during any appointments.

Applications close Friday 24 June 2022


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