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Board of Directors

Athletics ACT is seeking applications to immediately fill a casual board vacancy through to the May 2019 AGM.


On a skills-based basis, we are seeking interest from experienced directors willing and able to volunteer time and who can supplement our current board with deep skills and experience in some or all of the following areas:


Sports marketing, PR and Media

Government and commercial fund-raising for NFPs

Sports event planning and delivery


About you: Our volunteer board members are primarily motivated by the desire to contribute to a state sporting association that delivers competitions and programs for Athletics in the ACT.  We also seek to maintain diversity within our board across gender, age, ethnicity, location, and other backgrounds, to best reflect the perspectives of our membership.


All enquiries should be directed to the Presidents of the Board of Directors, Neil Boden




Events and Operations Intern

Athletics ACT is currently seeking talented and ambitious students interested in undertaking an internship in the area of Events and Operations.

The event and operations intern provides a great opportunity for university students in their third to fourth year to gain experience in an entry level position in the sports industry. This internship will provide a comprehensive understanding of the work which goes into event planning and delivery. This dynamic role will provide a fantastic opportunity to the successful applicant to be involved in community based events all the way through to large scale events including ACT Championships and Australian Athletics High Performance events.


Role Summary


This role is responsible for assisting the Executive Officer in the planning and delivery of athletics events in the ACT. This role requires an individual with a flair for event organisation, activations, grass roots/community sport, stakeholder engagement, and the participant experience. 

The desirable candidate qualities include;

  • Second to fourth year university students;
  • Studying business, Marketing, Sports management/ Science, Events or Leisure
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with Athletics; and
  • Desire to work with a state sporting body

Full position description available here

Should you be interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter & resume to


Phone:        +61 (02) 6253 4420
Fax:           +61 (02) 6253 4417

ABN:  51 215 120 626