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Adelaide basketball CEO

Hender Consulting is recruiting for a CEO for Adelaide 36ers and Adelaide Lightning

"Reporting directly to the Chairman, and working closely with a reconfigured Board, key responsibilities of this rare sports leadership role include :-

reinforcing the Club's on-court success via the development of a highly professional off-court organisation, achieving the highest standards of excellence in sport administration;
leveraging new technologies to drive innovative digital content and world-class game day experiences;
attracting and retaining major local and international commercial sponsors;
identifying synergies across both the Adelaide 36ers and Adelaide Lightning brands;
maintaining and enhancing relationships with a range of key stakeholders including the NBL, members, corporate sponsors and partners, government entities, peak bodies, community groups and entertainment promoters"

https://www.seek.com.au/job/34302353?type=standout&userqueryid=78861360bb0e6eeb2f138a49c8c2da18-9026977

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Anonymous
Last year
10:08 2 Sep 17

Reply #645505

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Whose job is this currently? Guy or Big Joe?


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Dome Rat
Last year
11:04 2 Sep 17

Reply #645508

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Guy is now Dome only


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Anonymous
Last year
13:36 2 Sep 17

Reply #645511

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Guy's


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SteveK2
Last year
15:34 2 Sep 17

Reply #645521

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

AFAIK Guy is the current CEO and Big Joe is the GM. Guy is moving up to become a director? He's staying that's for sure.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:20 2 Sep 17

Reply #645530

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Big Joe is not the GM, that title is very misleading. He's in charge of managing the team day to day and the game day activities.

That's all.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:59 2 Sep 17

Reply #645531

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

So Joe is basically the Ops manager?


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Anonymous
Last year
00:58 3 Sep 17

Reply #645553

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

I was told the official position of Big Joe was GM, regardless of what you say he does day to day.


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Anonymous
Last year
07:24 3 Sep 17

Reply #645558

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Big Joe was the GM of Basketball Operations and Guy the CEO of the Arena, 36ers & Lightning. If memory serves me rightly, his wife was GM of the Lightning in more recent times but it looks like the new owner wants his own CEO now.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:37 3 Sep 17

Reply #645573

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

#553 "Joe Tertzakian (Big Joe)

GM of Venue Operations & Basketball"

He's a glorified Operations Manager. That's all. Don't be fooled by the GM title. Lots of businesses especially sports do it.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:05 3 Sep 17

Reply #645579

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Yes I am constantly amazed about the extra stuff that a GM does like BIG JOE. Cooking for teams ffs. I certainly understand the enthusiasm but seriously you can't pay me enough for all the extra curricular hours he puts is. I would also imagine like most basketball jobs the salary isn't that great. However all the freebies would be the bonus.


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CUintheNT
Last year
09:16 5 Sep 17

Reply #645735

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Don't be fooled. I know Big Joe from way back. He posts more on social media than he does any work. When we worked together, he would buy himself gifts and post photos of them on Facebook and tell everybody somebody else had bought them for him. If he spent as much time actually working as he does trying to make people believe he works, he might get stuff done. The only reason he has a job in the NBL is because of Joey. I am so sick of people falling for his nonsense. 36ers ranked last in game day operations last season, which makes Big Joe the worst Ops guy in the league. The sixers would do well to get rid of him. They probably won't because of Joey. But what is Joey going to do if they fire him? Run out on a 5 year megabucks deal on principle?


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Anonymous
Last year
09:17 5 Sep 17

Reply #645736

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

"36ers ranked last in game day operations last season"

How was this ranking measured? What are the complete results?


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Isaac
Last year
09:54 5 Sep 17

Reply #645737

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

I have heard something about the NBL judging the teams on various facets so they can send in help to improve or call them in to rebuke. I know of one club staffer (not from Adelaide) who was essentially summoned to NBL head-office for a dressing down.

In the LK era (I think), but before Big Joe's time in Adelaide, I think there was a passage where the NBL sent in someone as oversight to try and push things in the right direction.


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Anonymous
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10:44 5 Sep 17

Reply #645747

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Yes. NT. Spot on. If there is a freebie going BJoe is all over it like a fat kid on a cupcake. Sorry. Joe has last 165kg? sine he was big Joe


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Anonymous
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11:32 5 Sep 17

Reply #645753

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

I know of one club staffer (not from Adelaide) who was essentially summoned to NBL head-office for a dressing down.

Ooooo juicy. I wonder who at the Hawks it was :P

and Big Joe is linked to the hip with Joey, no Joey no job.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:48 5 Sep 17

Reply #645757

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Joe..
The type of bloke who asks for his own autograph.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:56 5 Sep 17

Reply #645760

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

If the present example is anything to go by, that meal he was cooking the team was actuall for himself.


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Mike
Last year
17:55 10 Sep 17

Reply #646349

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Kelly is making a mistake allowing our best CEO to leave. Where is he going


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Dome Rat
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07:38 11 Sep 17

Reply #646377

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Define best:

sponsors brought in

attendance

media presence

social media uplift

profesional look and feel to the organisation

These would be some of his KPI and would have very large question marks over them.


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Anonymous
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11:34 11 Sep 17

Reply #646402

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

"Best CEO"? wow lol


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Mike
Last year
18:58 14 Sep 17

Reply #646774

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Short bit of research, calling my mate who works there. Maybe the best is a bit much but
Sponsorship 80% increase in last two years
Social Media 11,000 Facebook Insta 0- 15,000
Membership 30% increase
Huge media uplift 55% more on TV and non sport media
New Lights, Cube, PA - not bad
China and now Singapore

Lets go with better than ok and he is going no where, he is promoted


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Anonymous
Last year
19:09 14 Sep 17

Reply #646775

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Yes but performance on team on court helped with Randle and Sobey etc.


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Anonymous
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19:09 14 Sep 17

Reply #646776

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

of team


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Mike
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19:22 14 Sep 17

Reply #646777

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Absolutely, but you have to get the money to get those players and make the most of the situation


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Anonymous
Last year
21:23 14 Sep 17

Reply #646780

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Nothing to do with change of owners? LK putting money into the League, including his own money into the 36ers?

Nothing to do with the other staff? The on court success? The profile of a player like Randle?

All the CEO. Sure mate.


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Anonymous
Last year
02:27 15 Sep 17

Reply #646793

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Yeah all of a sudden LK comes onto the scene and after TWENTY PLUS YEARS watching Sixers games on TV without adequate lighting in a dark Dome and finally it's fixed. THANK F&CK because it should've had proper lighting from the beginning. Just a pet peeve of mine watching NBL for 30yrs. Now let's move along...


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Anonymous
Last year
02:28 15 Sep 17

Reply #646794

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

Yes #646780 it's pretty obvious with the timing but most don't seem to get it. Guy... lol ok.


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Anonymous
Last year
06:52 15 Sep 17

Reply #646799

re: Adelaide basketball CEO

The Sixers 'fans'... eating their own. Fantastic.


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