Chief Executive Officer – Auckland Hockey

October 11, 2016

Location: Auckland, check New Zeland

Closing date: 14th October 2016


Are you an experienced not-for-profit leader looking for a new challenge? Do you know about community sport? Are you passionate about hockey? Then Auckland (AK) Hockey might be looking for you! Based at Lloyd Elsmore Park in Pakuranga, AK Hockey is the largest hockey association in New Zealand and we are recruiting a new CEO. The successful candidate will be joining AK Hockey at an exciting time as we look to maximize our on-field success and prepare for a number of major capital asset development projects over the next 3 years.

Serving over 6,300 members, AK Hockey provides competitions; community programs; events; coach and athlete development programs; and a successful representative program for juniors through to masters as well as managing the Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium. To be our new CEO, you will need proven success as a positive leader who can manage complex projects, resolve situations by thinking outside the square and naturally have a collaborative attitude. Being relationship focused and an effective communicator with outstanding strategic and business acumen, you will knowledgeable about community sport, especially hockey.

As the leader of a small team delivering big results, we expect you to be charismatic, approachable, passionate and results focused with the following skills and experience:

  • – Strategic planning and implementation
  • – Project management
  • – Strong business and financial acumen
  • – Leadership and change management
  • – Outstanding communication
  • – Board Reporting
  • – Staff and volunteer management
  • – Health and safety awareness and good practice
  • Apply: Please email David Curtis at for a copy of the role description or to apply for this exciting position.