Position Advertisement: Chief Executive Officer

Position Advertisement: Chief Executive Officer

The NSFA Board is now accepting applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed outgoing CEO Edward Ferguson.

The Northern Suburbs Football Association is one of the leading local sports Associations in New South Wales, with over 17,500 Winter participants & 3,500 Summer Participants within its competitions. It is the governing body for football in its area which spans from the Sydney Harbour (North Sydney) in the south to the foot of the Hawkesbury River (Brooklyn) in the north. NSFA is affiliated and within the ‘football family’ of Football Australia and Football NSW. NSFA currently consists of 30 Member Clubs and it administers football competitions, tournaments, player development programs and member development programs for males and females from as young as five years old upwards.

As well as community football, the Association also provides an elite player pathway. The Association’s representative club, Northern Tigers FC, participates in the National Premier League Women’s and Football NSW League One Men, Boys Youth League, Girls Youth League, SAP and GSAP.

We aim to grow the sport by raising the quality across five key areas; Competitions, Facilities, Marketing & Communication, Community Football Development and Pathways. 

An opportunity exists to lead the continued growth of both football in the region and also the Association generally. NSFA is at an exciting time and is looking for an experienced leader to work with its various stakeholders for the advancement of the game.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • An ability to work successfully with the Association’s key stakeholders, including: staff, Member Clubs, Northern Tigers FC, other football associations, Football NSW, local Councils, local government, State and Federal MPs, key suppliers and sponsors.
  • Football experience
  • An appreciation of the challenges involved in working with largely volunteer-run organisations. Previous experience in the management of a not-for-profit business would be desirable.
  • Legal entitlement to work in Australia

Click here to view the full position description.

Candidates are also invited to review the Annual Reports, Constitution and Strategic Plan contained under The Association tab of this website.

Closing date: COB on Friday 7th October 2022

Other details: Interviews will take place from mid-October 2022, with a final appointment to be made shortly thereafter. The successful candidate will be invited to start as soon as possible, mindful of notice periods required.

Apply to:

Name: Hilary Bingham (Vice President)

Phone: +61-413 182 502


How to apply: Applications should be forwarded directly to by COB on Friday 7th October 2022. If you are intending to apply, please do so at the earliest possible date.

Preferred format: Applicants are requested to provide a cover letter of no more than one page as well as a current CV of no more than two pages, merged into one MS Word file. It is requested that your email in application for this role be sent with the following subject identifier of the email:

Chief Executive Officer – NSFA – << your name >>

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