Located at Bunjil Bagora, Hawthorn’s state-of-the-art facility is not only the home to the clubs elite footballers but also to its dedicated and experienced administration staff.

Our driven teams include specialists in finance, membership, commercial operations, digital media and community.

Our office in Launceston houses a driven team who run the operations and corporate sales for the area.

Working for Hawthorn means living by our values: Respect All, Open and Honest, Selfless, Dynamic and Relentless.

If you are interested in joining our family club, please see current vacancies listed below.

We do receive a high volume of applications which means unfortunately we can’t respond to every candidate, but we value your interest and appreciate the time taken to show your dedication to making our club great.

Current vacancies

Expressions of Interest for AFLW Program

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFLW license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

With Hawthorn FC set to join the AFLW competition for season 7 later this year, we are seeking expressions of interest to fill a number of roles that will support the setup of our inaugural team.

These include the following areas:

Coaching

  • Reporting to the AFLW Senior Coach, we have several positions available including midfield, forward line, back line and craft specific coaching roles.
  • These roles will provide coaching, teaching and development support to our AFLW players whilst providing assistance to the Senior Coach
  • Candidates should have experience in managing and developing players with high level communication skills, whilst also be able to effectively plan and implement game strategies

 Analytics

  • Reporting to the coaching unit and supporting the entire AFLW program, we are seeking to fill positions based around game analysis, team performance, physical performance
  • Candidates should have proven experience in the football environment and be able to use analytics products such as sportscode, hudl software, champion data systems and keynote / powerpoint

Football services

  • Reporting through to the AFLW Football Manager, we are seeking to fill a number of football services positions such as physiotherapists, sports trainers, strength & conditioning & dieticians
  • Candidates should have proven experience in the aforementioned fields and be able to commit to supporting the team at training and match days as required

All roles will be short term contracts based around the upcoming AFLW season.

Expressions of interest can be made to recruitment@hawthornfc.com.au by Friday 29th April 2022.

Commercial Coordinator

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League.

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFLW license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking a passionate and professional individual to join the Commercia Partnerships Team as Commercial Coordinator.

 About the role

Reporting to the Commercial Partnerships Account Manager, this role will provide professional management and support service for the Club’s commercial partners.

You will implement a range of administrative duties related to delivery of sponsor benefits including signage, branding and ticketing requirements and requests for the Commercial departments. In addition to planning, coordinating and implementing selected partner events, match day sponsorship activations and fulfilment.

You will be responsible for fostering new relationships with AFLW partners and implement all match day requirements and implement and record all sponsor related communication and branding strategies by effectively liaising with the clubs Social, Communications and Digital teams.

Key success to this role is being able to develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and meet their expectations through regular and responsive communication. Whilst sourcing, interpreting and reporting information to colleagues and sponsors, including WIP reports and end of season partnership reports.

Weekend attendance may be required for match days. 

The ideal candidate

This is a great opportunity for an individual to start their career within the commercial partnerships division.

You will have strong organisational and administrative practices with high levels of attention to detail and experience using Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and awareness around digital/social media.

You are an excellent communicator, and able to build relationships with different groups of people. You pride yourself on your stakeholder management skills and keeping everyone informed.  You have a good understanding of football, and you are eager to learn

You are a team player, with an excellent work ethic work and ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced and evolving industry.

Our offer to you

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment.

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals.

The Hawthorn Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates. We provide a welcoming, safe and flexible approach to work and provide an environment that benefits from and enables the best from everyone. As an organisation we are committed to protecting children and young people from harm. It is essential that anyone involved with the Hawthorn Football Club understands their responsibility in relation to child safety. Our organisation requires all applicants to obtain a ‘Working with Children Check’ prior to appointment.

To submit an application please email lauran@hawthornfc.com.au.

Applications close Wednesday May 4.

 

Membership Acquisition & Retention Manager

About us

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League. 

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFL Women’s license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking a passionate and professional individual to join the Consumer Team as Membership Acquisition and Retention Manager.

About the role 

Reporting to the General Manager – Consumer Business this role is responsible for leading the strategic arm of the Membership department.

You will manage and develop the customer journey to maximise membership sales by developing and executing innovative and dynamic campaigns, resulting in the delivery of significant sales growth across the portfolios. This will include working collaboratively with the Marketing and Communications teams to create effective campaigns and communications that supports and drive the strategic and operational goals for the department and club.

You will have the ability to develop new programs, partnerships and promotions to encourage acquisition whilst being able to develop, manage, and execute content and design of the Membership website through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the user experience is of a high standard.

Being a natural leader, you will have the ability to lead and develop a highly dedicated membership team whilst also overseeing the Club’s top-tier membership categories.

Ideal candidate

As the successful candidate, you will be highly organised and an effective collaborator with a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role within the sporting industry, fan development or consumer strategy and/or marketing role.

With a mindset that has a passion for sales, acquisition and retention, you will have a strong understanding of strategic development of membership and ticketing plans and place a high priority on the overall customer journey.

Your ability to build strong relationships sets you apart. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, high attention to detail and the ability to effectively prioritise and manage your time.

Our offer to you 

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club” you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment. 

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals. 

To apply, click here

Applications close Friday 13th May 2022   

 

Membership Operations Coordinator 

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League. 

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFL Women’s license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking a passionate and professional individual to join the Consumer Team as Membership Operations Coordinator.

About the role 

Reporting to the Head of Membership and Ticketing Operations, this role will provide operational support to the Membership department and drive an excellent customer experience to our supporters, members and guests.

  • Provide high levels of service to our members and fans and ensure timely and accurate responses to enquiries via phone (inbound/outbound), email, F2F, online live chat, and mail
  • Manage the club’s reception and membership inbox, responding to enquiries via email and phone and distributing relevant request/ enquiries to appropriate departments 
  • Manage the relationship with interstate supporter groups and cheer squad
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the consumer team including reporting, data entry and reception duties.
  • Assist with wider Consumer Business operations including the membership voucher program, club auctions and club signing sessions.
  • Provide assistance to the wider Membership department including casuals and trainees to achieve service standards

Ideal candidate

This is a great opportunity for an individual to start their career within the Membership and Consumer division of the Club.

Your passion for driving customer experience sets you apart and is supported by your excellent communication and organisational skills, high attention to detail and the ability to effectively prioritise and manage your time.

You will have strong  administrative practices using Microsoft Office Suite, 

Our offer to you 

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club” you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment. 

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals. 

To apply, click here

Applications close Friday 13th May 2022   

 

Video Producer

About us

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League. 

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFL Women’s license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking a passionate and professional individual to join the Content team as a Video Producer 

About the role 

Reporting to the Content Manager, this role is responsible for implementing the club’s AFL Men’s and AFL Women’s content strategy across website, editorial and social and in collaboration with the broader team. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Develop and coordinate the implementation of daily, weekly and yearlong AFL Women’s and VFL Women’s video content plans across the club’s main content streams
  • Coordinate and conduct interviews with AFL Men’s and AFL Women’s players, coaches, and various club talent
  • Assist the broader content team with production of content for the AFL Mens’s program
  • Maintain a strong relationship with the football and communication departments to assist in key content objectives, in particularly the club’s connection with its members
  • Manage the use of the club’s Content Management System (CMS) to maintain current and up-to-date content on all AFL Women’s pages
  • Develop content for Hawthorn social media channels in line with the club values and content trademark
  • Assist the Content Manager in providing content strategies to internal departments to assist with club objectives
  • Work alongside the content team, working together to ensure engaging AFL Women’s content is created for all Hawthorn channels daily

Ideal candidate

A digital expert, you have a strong understanding of the latest digital and social technology with an ability to identify trends and implement these in branded content. You have extensive knowledge and experience using key digital and social media platforms  (CMS/HTML, mobile app, Google Analytics, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), back by relevant tertiary study in media, communications, marketing or multimedia

With 2+ years professional experience in a content and/or video production role (preferably within the sporting industry) you are proficient in camera operation including framing and audio capturing and have experience editing these on a variety of programs 

You understand and implement best practise methods in your work, with a demonstrated ability to identify and implement effective, innovative, and high value digital content supported by well-considered tactics and skills. 

You have a creative mind and a dynamic approach, with a keen eye for detail and ability to be agile to changing situations and environments. An excellent communicator and effective collaborator, you can quickly build relationships and rapport with all levels of people. 

Our offer to you 

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club” you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment. 

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals. 

To apply, click here

Applications close Friday 13th May 2022. 

 

 

Salesforce Administrator & Analyst

About us

This position presents a unique opportunity to work for a Club that is rich in history, proud, successful and a respected member of the Australian Football League. 

The Hawthorn Football Club is known as the family club. We aim to ensure you are inspired to reach your full potential by surrounding you with the best facilities, technology, and expertise available in Australian sport. You will work and thrive in an environment that is committed to excellence and supported by a culture of wellbeing and balance.

Our 2050 vision will guide the club to deliver long term objectives to continually grow, innovate and achieve on-field success. This includes the introduction of our AFL Women’s license which will see our commitment to women’s football grow, the building of our new state of the art facility – The Kennedy Community Centre and the extension of the club’s Tasmanian Government partnership.

Known for our people-first approach, the Hawthorn Football Club is seeking a passionate and professional individual to join our IT team as a Salesforce Administrator and Analyst.

About the role 

This is a fixed term 12-month contract, reporting to the Head of Technology, Data and Facilities this role will work across the commercial aspects of the Club with it's business systems and technology support with a key focus on Salesforce - SalesCloud. 

You will be the key contact in providing technical support to all end users and be seen as the subject matter expert for SalesCloud within the Club, whilst driving the monitoring, support, and continuous improvement of SalesCloud to test and identify defects and enhancement opportunities

You will be well versed in being able to provide analysis through reports and dashboards of lead, opportunity, conversion and transactions that enable business improvement and enhanced decision making. You will oversee the managing of profiles, sharing, user permissions and licences.

In addition, this will require you to produce and continually refine Salesforce documentation and provide individual and team training and perform day to day systems administration and maintenance tasks. 

Perform data management functions, including data wrangling, data imports and performing data integrity checks.

Ideal candidate

A digital expert, you have comprehensive knowledge of SalesCloud and have demonstrated Salesforce administrative experience, in addition to knowledge of integrating Salesforce with other third party systems.

Exposure to Tableau for creating reports and dashboards, data wrangling and transformation experience is advantageous.

You are confident in supporting Business Technology Systems such as Office 365 and Microsoft environments.

You understand and implement best practise methods in your work, with a demonstrated ability to identify and interpret plan system development needs. 

You have a creative mind and a dynamic approach, with a keen eye for detail and ability to be agile to changing situations and environments. An excellent communicator and effective collaborator, you can quickly build relationships and rapport with all levels of people. 

Our offer to you 

As a Hawthorn Football Club employee, you will have access to unique programs and offerings. Your health and wellbeing will be nurtured through our in-house programs, and you will be able to make the most of discounts from our Corporate Partners including activewear, health insurance and vehicles. 

As a valued staff member of “the family club” you will be a part of a fun, inclusive and flexible work environment. 

Your personal and professional development is important to the club, and we will support you to reach your goals. 

Applications close Friday 3rd June 2022

To apply, click here 

The Hawthorn Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates. We provide a welcoming, safe and flexible approach to work and provide an environment that benefits from and enables the best from everyone.

 

The Hawthorn Football Club is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates. We provide a welcoming, safe and flexible approach to work and provide an environment that benefits from and enables the best from everyone.


As an organisation we are committed to protecting children and young people from harm. It is essential that anyone involved with the Hawthorn Football Club understands their responsibility in relation to child safety. Our organisation requires all applicants to obtain a ‘Working with Children Check’ prior to appointment.

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Work Experience and Work Placement

Hawthorn Football Club receives an overwhelming number of expressions of interest from enthusiastic candidates requesting to undertake work experience or work placement at the club.

If positions do become available, the club will post them on hawthornfc.com.au.

Please do not be discouraged if you do not hear back from the club. As you can appreciate, Hawthorn receives a high volume of applications and unfortunately cannot reply to every one of them.

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