Based in sunny Blenheim, Marlborough Cricket wishes to appoint a full time Development Manager and a part time Development Officer who will help us to grow community participation across the region.  Our aim is to inspire a life-long love for the game, providing opportunities for all to have a go.

If you have a passion for grassroot sports we would love to hear from you. We have technical cricket coaches to support the high performance/rep teams. The role will be focused primarily on growing the game with school age participants – you will need to be able to engage, lead and provide basic coaching.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of junior cricket programmes and competitions
  • Build and sustain relationships with Schools in the region to support their Cricket Programmes
  • Grow engagement and participation of the game within our District including supporting programmes to improve diversity
  • Deliver MCA / NZC Development programmes
  • Provide support to club & rep coaches
  • Active engagement with parents and supporters of cricket
  • Provide input into the short and long-term strategic direction of Community Cricket and Game Development. Promote MCA core values and implement key strategic objectives


More about you

  • Experience delivering coaching and development programmes (not necessarily Cricket)
  • Desire to be a leader in sports and coach development
  • Passionate about sport and cricket in particular
  • Prepared to work flexible hours including some weekend and evening work
  • Confident and engaging nature with a positive and enthusiastic manner
  • Ability to develop coaching plans and to plan strategically
  • Competent in the use of current Microsoft Office suite products
  • Full NZ Driving Licence


What’s on offer:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact and foster a love for the game across the region
  • Professional development opportunities including coaching accreditation
  • Flexible working conditions, based in Blenheim you will manage your own schedule with peak activity during summer and quieter time for planning during the winter

We celebrate Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to making an inclusive workplace, aligned with our goal to make cricket a game for all. If you don’t meet all of the criteria, but feel you could be successful in this role, please get in touch.

To apply please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for the role to

For further information and to obtain a copy of the job description email

The closing date for applications is 10th June 2024