General Manager Corporate Affairs

Job Title: General Manager Corporate Affairs
Location: Geelong
Salary: To be discussed
Start Date: 2019-10-14
Reference: JO-1910-98094
Contact Name: Olivia O’Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2019 16:55

Job Description

  • Newly created role reporting to the CEO
  • Lead Communications, Corporate affairs & Government relations
  • Executive Remuneration on offer
GMHBA Stadium is truly Australia’s best regional Stadium. With a capacity of 36,000, and funding to grow to 40,000, the Stadium is home to the Geelong Football Club and host to other professional sporting codes such as the A-League, Australian Rugby Union, National Rugby League, Cricket Victoria and Cricket Australia. Kardinia Park is the beating heart of local and elite sport within the region. The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is established to administer, promote and manage the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust Land, with an over-arching objective of contributing to the economic, community, and livability benefits to Geelong and the broader region, that arise from the use of GMHBA Stadium.

Reporting to the newly appointed CEO, the General Manager Corporate Affairs will play a key role in managing stakeholder management, media relations, communications and community engagement for the organisation. The GM will have knowledge and understanding of the cycles and process of government decision-making across federal, state and local levels and develop and maintain these relationships to effectively position KPST with the relevant government and industry groups. This is an exciting new role, which will make a difference to the region and community including to tenants, surrounding users and community groups.

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant experience in corporate affairs, communications or government relations within complex, high profile and issues-rich environments. You will bring outstanding leadership skills with a demonstrated capacity to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. With excellent project management and analytical skills, you have the ability to think strategically with demonstrated experience in developing and implementing external and internal communications strategies and plans. You will have outstanding communication and influencing skills and know how to leverage media opportunities.

To Apply
To apply for this role, please email, quoting reference number JO-1910-98094 in the subject line of your email. For a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on (03) 9929 9589 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.

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