Position Vacant – Executive Officer, Walking SA

The Board seeks to employ an Executive Officer for Walking SA.

Walking SA is the not-for-profit peak body that leads, promotes and supports all forms of walking in South Australia, including walking for recreation, transport, health, wellbeing, organised events, adventure, environmental appreciation and fun experiences.

Our vision is to see more people walking more often.

Our members include walking clubs, informal groups, individuals and organisations whose aims and objectives align with those of Walking SA.

The Executive Officer reports to the Board Chairperson and is responsible for growing, leading and coordinating the activities of the organisation and to champion and represent the organisation to the wider community, including other peak recreational bodies, government departments and other key stakeholders.

Key duties include, working closely with the Board to plan and implement strategies for the growth and sustainability of the organisation, financial planning, marketing and website maintenance and maintaining a positive, healthy and safe working environment.

We require someone with leadership, management and financial skills with a passion for promoting walking to the community. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills are a must as well as demonstrated experience in securing funding and managing multiple- agency projects.

Remuneration of $30,000 per annum for approximately 20hrs per week; plus superannuation; times and location are negotiable.

More information about Walking SA can be found at: www.walkingsa.org.au.

Please forward your resume providing evidence of your skills and experience and the contact details for 3 referees to Ms Cate Mettam by email to cate.mettam@walkingsa.org.au or for any brief telephone enquiries on: 0428 841 715.

Applications must be received by COB Friday 20th June 2014.