The Organisation

Equestrian Queensland is a member based not-for-profit sporting organisation that administers the Olympic sports of dressage, eventing, showjumping and para equestrian, along with show horse, vaulting, carriage driving and interschool.

There are more than 3800 members, 300 affiliates and 5000 horses registered with Equestrian Queensland.

The organisation is governed by a Board and seven sport committees.

The Role

The CEO is responsible for managing the financial, operational, administrative and governance of the organisation and delivering the strategic priorities of the Equestrian Queensland Board.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a successful track record in managing similar organisations with a focus on effective governance, commercial acumen, innovative thinking, and managing complex stakeholder relationships. 

The CEO reports to the Board through the executive (chair, vice-chair and finance director).

Skills and experience

You are currently a senior executive at either CEO or General Manager level and have developed your career and reputation through your ability to consistently deliver on goals and objectives to achieve outcomes.

To be successful in this role you will have an energetic style, excellent communication and proven stakeholder engagement skills.

You will demonstrate your ability to negotiate in tough situations to win concessions without damaging relationships.

You will succeed by building a strong organisational culture that is encouraging, innovative, agile and member centric.

Apply for this job

An application pack including Position Description and Selection Criteria are available by emailing [email protected]

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 12 September 2018.