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Harness Racing SA

Harness Racing SA (HRSA) is the peak industry body in the sport of Harness Racing in South Australia.  HRSA is governed by six directors responsible for the highest standards of professionalism within the industry, the wellbeing and welfare of horses and the representation of the sport across the State.

The South Australian harness racing industry enjoys strong, healthy competition and exciting race meetings at its flagship venue Globe Derby Park in addition to a number of country venues that stretch from Port Pirie to Mount Gambier.  More than 2,000 drivers, trainers, stablehands and owners are the lifeblood of harness racing in South Australia.  HRSA works to increase the profile of the sport, grow participation and return revenue to the participants. 

Two Non-Executive Director positions, to commence in October, are now available:

Non-Executive Director – Legal

The Legal Director is the strategic lead for matters of legality, compliance and risk management within the industry.  The appointee will chair the Risk and Governance Committee of the Board and carry key responsibilities for industry, government and national sporting body stakeholder relationships, policy, procedures and risk.  Applications are invited from practising legal professionals ideally in the fields of corporations law, contracts, advisory or investigations. 

Non-Executive Director – Marketing

The Marketing Director is the strategic lead for insights, trends and marketing performance metrics with a view to developing and implementing marketing and branding strategies.  Collaborating with the business team the appointee will oversee and grow the brand and communications strategies and plans.  Qualifications and experience in marketing, advertising or communication are desirable for this appointment. 

Directors are appointed for a term of 3 years and the positions are remunerated.  Board meetings are held monthly.  Successful candidates will ideally possess a knowledge of contemporary governance frameworks and have an interest in contributing to the State’s harness racing industry at Board level. 

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Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8827.

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