Volunteer for Quidditch Australia

Quidditch Australia (QAI) is searching for enthusiastic and dedicated people to take up a variety of roles to support QAI into 2017. All applications should be sent to admin@quidditch.org.au with a resume and a cover letter. This letter should include why you are suited for the role, as well as any past or current positions you have in any quidditch team or state within Australia. Applications close at 11:59pm on Friday the 20th of January. 

Gameplay Committee

QAI is looking for people to take up the role of gameplay coordinator, one of 5-6 people who will work on the QAI Gameplay Committee under the Gameplay Director. They will be responsible for assisting in all QAI related gameplay matters.

General Responsibilities:

  • Consult with the Gameplay Committee on changes to/introduction of QAI gameplay policies
  • Assist state governing bodies with the process of training and testing referees and snitches
  • Monitor state gameplay policies to ensure they meet QAI standards
  • Provide input for the formatting of QAI-run tournaments (e.g. QUAFL, State of Origin)
  • Assist in the scheduling of game officials in QAI-run tournaments
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in quidditch refereeing and/or scheduling
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Knowledge of how to write formal policies and documents
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve quidditch in Australia

 

Membership Committee

QAI is looking for people to take up the role of membership coordinator, one of 2-3 people who will work on the QAI Membership Committee under the Membership Director. They will be responsible for assisting in all QAI related membership matters.

General Responsibilities:

  • Consult with the Membership Committee on changes to/introduction of QAI membership policies
  • Assist states and teams to access relevant data on the membership database
  • Assist in the processing of sanctioning events
  • Ensure the membership database is updated in a timely manner
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in database management and excel
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve quidditch in Australia

Technology Coordinator

QAI is looking for someone to take up the role of technology director, who will work under the Media Director within the Communications Committee to help keep quidditch.org.au functioning in an optimal manner and content up-to-date.

General Responsibilities:

  • Consult with the Gameplay Committee and Communications Committee to ensure online policies are up to date
  • Work with the states and clubs to keep their online information up to date
  • Assist the Membership Committee with any database issues
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in website management
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Knowledge of how to write formal policies and documents
  • Strong knowledge of design principles, typography, user interfaces and functionality
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve quidditch in Australia

 

Graphic Designer

QAI is searching for someone to take up the role of QAI’s graphic designer, who will work under the Media Director within the Communications Committee.

General Responsibilities:

  • Help create a standardized style for Quidditch Australia and it’s events, including both internal and external branding
  • Provide input into the media and marketing strategy for Quidditch Australia
  • Assist the Communications Committee on designing social media posts, information packages and internal documents
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in graphic design work with proven examples
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Strong knowledge of design principles, typography, user interfaces and functionality
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve branding of quidditch in Australia

Social Media Coordinator

QAI is searching for someone to take up the role of running QAI’s social media, who will work under the Media Director within the Communications Committee.

General Responsibilities:

  • Create and update an overall Quidditch Australia social media campaign
  • Ensure content is uploaded in a timely manner and at appropriate times
  • Work with the states and clubs on coordination of larger media campaigns
  • Assist the graphic designer on designing social media posts
  • Manage the incoming messages on social media platforms
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in managing online social media
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Experience in copy editing
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve the media reach of quidditch in Australia

 

Editorial Coordinator

QAI is searching for someone to take up the role of Quidditch Australia’s editor, who will work under the Media Director within the Communications Committee.

General Responsibilities:

  • Proofread all official documents and public communications
  • Assist all departments in the creation of formal policies and documents
  • Work with the Media Director on the creation of media releases
  • Perform any required clerical roles as assigned

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in managing online social media
  • Ability to attend fortnightly meetings
  • Experience in copy editing
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Filled with ideas in how to improve branding of quidditch in Australia