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Head Coach Northland ITM Cup Team & Director of Rugby

Talent Development Coordinator – Hawkes Bay Rugby Football Union 

Northaland Rugby Referee Coaches

Auckland Rugby - Sponsorship Manager 

Head Coach Northland ITM Cup Team & Director of Rugby

Northland Rugby Union is seeking an experienced Head Coach who has expertise in planning and implementing a rugby campaign with proven strength of character to command respect and drive the values of the province.

Candidates must demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Head Coach experience in the game at senior level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude with the ability to relate to young men
  • A strong empathy with and knowledge of the game of rugby

A copy of the job description is available on or by emailing

Applications close Friday 6th March and should be addressed to The Chief Executive, Northland Rugby Union, PO Box 584, Whangarei or e-mail to

Talent Development Coordinator – Hawkes Bay Rugby Football Union 

The Hawkes Bay Rugby Football Union (HBRU) is responsible for fostering and developing rugby in the Hawkes Bay. We are seeking a proactive, forward thinking and solution based individual to assist in the development of Hawkes Bay’s youth rugby players.

Responsible to the Player Development Manager, HBRU the post holder will be based at McLean Park, Napier.

The key focus of this position will be to coordinate the ‘Diamond Strategy’. This strategy will involve working with players and their parents primarily between the ages of U13 to U16. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in Long Term Athlete Development models, player identification and coaching, although this is not a pre-requisite. Further to this they will be able to effectively forge and maintain strong interpersonal relationships.

For more information regarding this position, please email Joe Payton at or call 021664824. A full position description is available from HBRU by emailing Hayley Reid:

Applications should include a current CV and 1 page cover letter and be submitted to by 5pm Wednesday the 25th of February 2015

Northland Rugby Referee Coaches

The Northland Rugby Referees Association (NRRA) strives to recruit and retain quality community minded individuals that are passionate and committed to rugby in Northland. Referees are encouraged to deliver both, on field performances that promote and nurture quality rugby, and attitudes that encourage participation and camaraderie.

Northland Rugby Referees are looking for likeminded individuals to assist in coaching rugby referees.  Prior knowledge of the game of rugby would be useful however other sport game philosophies may cross over.  New coaches are needed to upskill new and current referees for the 2015 season.  Coaching referees is done through observing referee performance both live and through video analyses.  Successful applicants will be taught how to provide positive reinforcement coaching to improve referee performance.

All training will be provided through an extensive NZ Rugby Coaching Course, along with mentors and 1 on 1 education.

Key skills required;

·         Good communication skills
·         Ability to motivate and encourage others
·         Good time management skills
·         Ability to follow a  concept and put it into practice
·         Have an approachable personality

If you like to be involved, help others and enjoy being part of an interactive association, this could be for you.  This is a voluntary position with any expenses incurred being reimbursed.

Please register interest to:
Northland Rugby Union
Att: Kyal Collins
PO Box 584
For more information:
Ph. 0276453175

Come and join one of New Zealand’s most innovative and progressive sporting organisations. Based at Eden Park, you’ll enjoy responsibility for managing the relationships with, and the sponsorship activations of, our great portfolio of sponsors. 
We are looking for a senior sales and/or marketing practitioner who is able to hit the ground running. A high-achieving, self-starter with an interest in sport and the desire to be part of New Zealand’s most successful provincial rugby union. 
This position will see you working approximately 27 hours per week, plus a number of rugby events.
Your role will require you to service and foster existing relationships, constantly exceeding sponsor expectations, and to assist the GM-Commercial in developing and pursuing new sponsorship opportunities. 
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Strong interpersonal skills and a warm, outgoing personality
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
- Sophisticated influencing and negotiating skills
- Creative and strategic thinking 
- Proven experience and success working within a commercial environment of 8+ years
If this sounds like you then it’s time to act. 
A curriculum vitae and covering letter should be sent via email to
Applications close 4 March 2015 at 5.00 p.m.