The QRL is the peak sporting organisation in rugby league in Queensland that strives to be innovative and progressive both on and off the field.


Located at Suncorp Stadium, we are seeking a Communications Manager to join our team. This role is newly created and will work closely with the CEO, Board, Qld State of Origin Head Coach and Department Heads to effectively manage all aspects of communications and media within Queensland Rugby League.


Are you the right person for the role?


The ideal applicant will demonstrate the following key attributes as they apply to the key responsibilities of the role:

This role is all about networks and experience which you will effectively be able to portray;

You will ideally hold tertiary qualifications in PR and Communications and a have a minimum of 4-5 years experience in a similar role;

You will demonstrate effective conception through to execution of campaigns, events and media strategies including digital;

Demonstrated experience with high profile brands

Demonstrated capacity to utilise relevant software essential to the digital environment including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign & Premiere

Highly developed written and interpersonal communication skills.

Knowledge of the trends within the sports digital media industry, including social platforms and online video development

An understanding of sport in Australia in terms of industry, media and politics.

Mature approach to the role, comfortable working with athletes and officials


How to apply?


To be considered for this role, please provide the following information to the selection panel for assessment of your suitability:

An application Cover Sheet or covering letter

A statement (2 pages maximum), including examples, outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the key attributes under Are you the right person for the role.

Please Note: Your statement may be considered as an example of your written communication skills.

Your current resume


Applications close on September, 23, 2013 A copy of the full job description is available by contacting Darren Schooth via email


Darren Schooth: HR Operations Manager d.schooth@qrl.com.au