Some useful websites and job search strategies:
Exercise and Sports Science specific sites
Australia's leading job board for the sport, fitness, aquatic, coaching, venues, events, leisure and lifestyle sector, now offering jobs in New Zealand. The Sportspeople Jobs Market includes a free service for listing volunteer positions.
Sport Employment Australia
Sport Employment Australia is the specialist recruitment and human resources consultancy for the sports, recreation, events, leisure and entertainment industry.
The Australian Sports Commission
The Australian Sports Commission is the national governing body for sport. Employment opportunities exist in a range of areas from sport science, community sport and sport management.
HealthyPeople provides opportunities for health and fitness professionals and a higher calibre of candidate for health and fitness employers.
Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA)
Advertise jobs for positions such as sports scientists, exercise physiologists and lecturers.
If you are interested in working overseas, listed below are some links to sport industry jobs in Europe, Asia, USA and Canada
Singapore Sports Council
Jobs In Sports
Sports Management Worldwide
National Collegiate Athletic Association
General employment sites:
Deakin University Jobshop
National sporting organisations (NSO’s):
Most national sport organisations have careers/jobs pages. The Australian Sport Directory provides links to national sporting organisations.
As well as the general employment sites there are some specialist recruitment firms which advertise vacancies and (help people find work): Kelly Scientific, Chemskill, Sciencepeople.
Other job search strategies:
• newspapers: metropolitan and/or local
• cold calling: approaching employers to ask for opportunities
• volunteer work: provides experience and contacts