Yeah! Girls Lead Activator


Based at the iconic Cello Basin Reserve, Cricket Wellington is one of six Major Associations that make up New Zealand Cricket, and is responsible for the administration, promotion and development of cricket in the greater Wellington region. Cricket is New Zealand’s premier summer sport with 170,000 people currently playing the game, making it one of the most widely played sports in the country. With numbers continuing to grow, Cricket Wellington is committed to creating outstanding cricket experiences for the people of Wellington. To achieve this mission, we live our values of Commitment, Teamwork, Passion and Excellence.


We are recruiting for a Yeah! Girls Lead Activator to administer and deliver our Yeah! Girls programme in Wellington for the 2022-23 season. Yeah! Girls is a social and fun cricket product for girls and young women aged 10-17. 

Activators are responsible for delivering fun, social, and active sessions both in-schools and local parks. A Yeah! Girls Activator must be a high energy, engaging champion of active recreation and physical activity for young women. Activators must have confidence in working with people of all ages, cultures and abilities and be experienced in engaging people in physical activity, though not necessarily cricket. In fact, we welcome your diverse sporting skills and experience!

Cricket Wellington pride ourselves on providing an excellent work environment and professional development opportunities for our staff members. We have a number of great roles in our workplace and we endeavour to offer great post-contract development opportunities for candidates who excel. 

This role is a 6-month contract position that will be based in the Cricket Wellington offices at the RA Vance Stand in the iconic Cello Basin Reserve in central Wellington. 


To apply for this position you must be a confident, friendly person that wants to lead and learn. 

  • Experience engaging people in physical activity, sport, and active recreation, not necessarily cricket
  • Confidence to work with people of different ages, cultures, and abilities
  • Experience in coaching (not necessarily restricted to cricket) and a desire to attend further development opportunities 
  • A tertiary qualification in Sports Management is desirable, but not required
  • Current driver license and reliable transport as regional travel will be required 
  • Police vetting will be completed as part of the recruitment process

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 10.00am, Monday 5 September 2022 

INTERVIEWS: You must be available to interview on Monday 12 or Tuesday 13 September 2022. 

Please attach your COVER LETTER and CV through the Seek Application Process. You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. A full job description is available via the Cricket Wellington Website: 

To discuss this opportunity in confidence please contact Cricket Wellington’s Community Manager (Women and Girls) Frankie Stewart on +64 022 517 4341. 



Article added: Wednesday 10 August 2022