MWFA Administrator

The Manly Warringah Football Association has a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Administrator to join the organisation on a permanent basis and assist with the running of the MWFA Competitions.

This new role has come about due to consistent growth in player numbers and is based in the MWFA offices at Cromer Park.

Applications should be made by email to and will remain open until Friday 21 April 2023.



Hours per week: Full Time

Responsible to: CEO of Manly Warringah Football Association & MWFA Competitions Manager



The MWFA is offering an opportunity for a sports administrator to join our team and assist the MWFA Competitions Manager with the delivery of competitions and structures for our 20,000 registered players.

The successful applicant will have responsibilities across all aspects of running the MWFA Competitions, with tasks split between assisting the Competitions Manager and an increasing level of responsibility over some aspects of the competition’s structure and delivery.

This role is ideal for an applicant that has gathered some experience in sports administration (either through a paid role or volunteer duties) or an operational role and has a knowledge and passion for grassroots sport.

The successful applicant will work closely with the MWFA Competitions Manager and the staff as part of an expanded team, due to the increase in size of the MWFA Competitions.

This position has been created following consistent growth in player numbers that has seen the MWFA grow to 20,000 players, making it the largest grassroots football association in Australia.

We have an inclusive, energetic and driven staff and are looking for an MWFA Administrator to assist with providing a safe and enjoyable football environment for our players, coaches, referees and volunteers.



  • Assist the MWFA Competitions Manager with administration of the MWFA Competitions (MWFA Winter Competitions, MWFA Challenge Cup and Summer Football). This includes but is not limited to Draws, Pre Season Sanction Forms, Ground Allocations, MWFA Cup nominations, Sub Junior Team nominations, communication with the MWFRA, Finals Days organisation, wet weather/forfeits and PL/AL nomination forms.
  • Liaise with Football NSW on all competition matters: Waratah Cup, State Cup, State Titles, Champion of Champions, Sapphire Cup
  • Assist with implementation of the Digital Match Sheets (DMS) and monitoring of its progress
  • Manage operations at MWFA Finals Days and the occasional MWFA specific matchdays at Cromer Park
  • Monitor and administer offences committed by Clubs under MWFA and MWFRA Playing Rules
  • Assist with administration of borrowing rules and communication with clubs
  • Coordinate Calendar of Events including Meetings, Cromer Park schedule, Annual Affiliation forms, AGM information & Office Bearer Forms
  • Manage MWFA trophies/medallions for all participants and winners of Grand Final days
  • Organise all MWFA/MUFC Gala Days with football staff
  • Assist with organisation of MWFA functions and events (Presentation Nights)
  • Facilitate International Transfer Certificates (ITC’s) for MWFA players, along with MWFA Registrars
  • Liaise with MWFA committees
  • Banking and PO Box clearing for MWFA on a weekly basis



  • Passion for and Knowledge of Football – applicants with a passion and knowledge of football will have an advantage
  • Local knowledge – an understanding of the local MWFA and Manly United ecosystem and landscape will be an advantage
  • Flexibility – we will offer flexible working hours and in return will have an expectation that this role will sometimes require deadlines to be met outside traditional working hours, particularly during the busy winter months
  • A Degree/Diploma in Sports Administration would be beneficial but not essential for the right candidate
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Completion of Working with Children Check

The successful applicant should understand a career in sports administration requires a flexible work / life balance that will include some evening and weekend work.


Applications should be made by email to and will remain open until Friday 21 April 2023.

The successful candidate will commence the role in May 2023.


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