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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

AFLW Rehabilitation Physiotherapist (Contractor) | Applications close: 5pm, Friday 5 April 2019

The Western Bulldogs are seeking a Rehabilitation Physiotherapist for our AFLW team – Footscray Football Club. The successful candidate will lead and manage the rehabilitation team, as well as assist the Head AFLW Physiotherapist in the management and delivery of physiotherapy services to the Footscray Bulldogs AFLW playing group  

The contractor will work collaboratively with the AFLW Head Physiotherapist and with the medical, sports science and coaching teams to effectively manage all players on the AFLW Training List.

For more details on the role, please click here to view the full job advertisement.

If you are interested in a challenging yet incredibly satisfying contractor role, please email your resume and a cover letter outlining your key attributes to our Human Resources division email address: hr@westernbulldogs.com.au by 5 pm Friday, 5th April 2019.


Ticketing Manager (Full Time) | Applications close: 5pm, Friday 5 April 2019

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Ticketing Manager to join the Western Bulldogs. Reporting to the General Manager – Consumer Business, this role will be responsible for the development and delivery of an annual Club ticketing strategy and the execution of all ticketing operations across key AFL competitions. Working closely with internal stakeholders, AFL, venues and ticket agents the Ticketing Manager will oversee ticketing promotions and pricing strategies to drive crowd attendance and increase ticketing revenue to maximise match returns.

If you are interested in working in a challenging yet extremely satisfying position, please click on this link to our SEEK advertisement and application portal, and attach a detailed resume and a cover letter demonstrating how your skills, experience and attributes meet the requirements of this position. Applications close at 5pm Friday 5th April 2019

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.