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Careers at the Western Bulldogs

Do you have a passion for AFL? Are you interested in combining this passion and your professional skills with the most preeminent sport in the country?

The Western Bulldogs, located in the heartland of the western region of Melbourne, is a dynamic organisation that is committed to excellence both on and off the football field. We are focused on being successful and sustainable through both our on field performance and our involvement in the community.   

We are proud of our entire team, both players and our professional staff. If you are looking to be a part of a committed and passionate team, the Western Bulldogs encourage applicants to apply.

• All positions require a Working with Children’s Check.
• Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for positions.
• The Western Bulldogs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Due to the overwhelming number of expression of interests and unsolicited applications we receive, the Club unfortunately is not able to respond to every applicant.

Current Vacancies

Indigenous Programs Manager | Applications Close: 5pm Friday 18 May, 2018

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Indigenous Programs Manager to join the Western Bulldogs.

Reporting to the General Manager, People, this role will provide effective and efficient project development and implementation of culturally appropriate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs across our Administration & Football Departments. The Indigenous Program Manager will also be responsible for driving reconciliation practices and outcomes across the Club.

The successful candidate will be trained in Indigenous Program Development / Community Development and ideally have demonstrated experience and understanding of cultural norms in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities. Due to the nature of our industry, experience and knowledge of AFL Football and its programs is desired.

This is an Indigenous nominated position and the Western Bulldogs consider that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under sub-s 26(3) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

If you are interested in working in a challenging yet extremely satisfying position please click on this link. Applications close at 5pm Friday 18 May 2018.

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Payroll and Revenue Officer | Applications Close: 5pm Sunday 27 May, 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Payroll & Revenue Officer to join the Western Bulldogs. We are seeking applicants who has 5+ years’ experience in all facets of a Payroll position and have experience and an interest in revenue recording.

The successful candidate will have strong MS Office skills and demonstrated experience using medium sized accounting packages (Microsoft Great Plains preferred).

If you are interested in working in a challenging yet extremely satisfying position, please click on this link. Applications close at 5pm Sunday 27th May

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Engagement and Participation Officer | Applications Close: 5pm Sunday 20 May, 2018

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Engagement and Participation Officer to join the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation (WBCF).

Reporting to the Community Health and Wellbeing Manager, this role will be responsible for coordinating the Sons of the West (SOTW) Leadership Academy and exploring the potential for a women’s leadership program.

The Engagement and Participation Officer will also be responsible for planning and delivering community engagement activities and community events for the WBCF. A specific focus for the role will be to engage SOTW and Daughters of the West (DOTW) participants outside the programs through a calendar of events.

If you are interested in working in a challenging yet extremely satisfying position, please click on this link to apply. Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 20 May 2018.

Work Placements

Unfortunately the Western Bulldogs are unable to provide work experience to secondary school students.

The Western Bulldogs have a unique and innovative partnership with Victoria University. Through this relationship the Western Bulldogs provide Work Integrated Learning Cadetships to tertiary students who are typically in their final year of study at Victoria University.

These placements are based on and include the following:
• Work load of the department.
• The availability of a staff member to supervise the student - the availability of work space.
• Part of the students course requirement; and
• Being of specific relevance to the students’ area of study.

These opportunities are offered only to Victoria University Students and are advertised directly through the Work Integrated Learning Centre of each faculty and Victoria University.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any further placement or work experience opportunities to students from other tertiary institutions.