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Tuesday 16 December

Exciting Opportunity - Participation Programs Advisor

Eight Australians now sit on FISA Commissions

Rowing Australia is seeking an experienced individual to assist Australian rowing to develop a national participation plan which includes the design and implementation of a primary school based participation program under the Australian Sports Commission's Sporting Schools scheme.

The broadening of rowing's participation framework, and particularly an expansion into school-aged participation programs, are critical components in achieving the collective vision of RA and its Member Associations - to be the number one rowing nation in the world.

Working with the RA Leadership Team and Member Associations the position will be responsible for:

  1. Delivering a broad participation strategy for rowing which incorporates existing market research, deep stakeholder consultation, identification of future participation product opportunities and a staged roadmap for the implementation of sustainable rowing participation programs; and
  2. The design and implementation of a detailed plan for rowing's Sporting Schools participation program including the specific participation product, go to market strategy, financial and delivery models and equipment considerations. The rowing Sporting Schools program should feature a strong focus on the use of ergometer machines and must be designed by 30th April to enable delivery of a consistent program throughout the country by 1st July, 2015.

RA is offering an initial six-month contract, with the opportunity to extend the role based upon the availability of ongoing funding and the successful delivery of key participation programs and outcomes. Further information regarding the role and application information are available within the detailed position description.

For more information, please contact:

Lucy Benjamin
Rowing Australia – Media and Communications Manager
Mob: +61 457 744 434


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