6943 Tonga Table Tennis Federation Vacancy CEO 10-24 October 2022



Based at TASANOCHavelu, Tongatapu

Company: Tonga Table Tennis Federation Inc.

Job Title: Chief Executive Officer Reports to: Board of Directors.

Proposed start date: 16e from November 2022.

Duration: until 31st December 2023 with possibility of extension.


Tonga Table Tennis Federation (TTTF) is a non-profit national governing body for the sport of table tennis in Tonga based in Havelu, Tongatapu. TTTF is an affiliate member of the Tonga Sports Association and the National Olympic Committee (TASANOC). TTTF promotes table tennis by creating opportunities for active athletes and coaches of all backgrounds to participate in the sport through clubs and tournaments across the country each year. TTTF is a member of both the continent (ITTF Oceania) and the International Table Tennis Federations (ITTF).

The Tonga Table Tennis Federation is committed to providing inclusive table tennis programs and activities to all members of the community regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, ability, their age or sexual orientation. TTTF is also responsible for providing pathways for players, coaches and officials to attend international competitions, including the Pacific Games and the Olympics.


Based in Havelu at TASANOCThe CEO (CEO) provides leadership to manage the direction of TTTF in keeping with its mission and values. Responsibilities include implementing the TTTF strategic plan as adopted by the

Board of Directors; ensure the operational efficiency, sustainability and promotion of TTTF programs and services; effectively establish relationships and communications with volunteers, partners and sponsors; manage public relations, media and marketing initiatives; take measures to ensure the fiscal soundness of the TTTF; perform righteous and responsible personal actions; and the success of resource development initiatives. Moderate travel will be required.


The following is a list of essential duties and responsibilities. Additional duties and responsibilities are identified in TTTFThe strategic plan and other responsibilities can be identified and assigned.

Executive leadership

  • Confer with the Board of Directors to establish overall strategic and tactical business objectives.
  • In conjunction with the Board of Directors, establish the current and long-term goals, objectives, plans and policies of the organization.
  • Ensure effective hiring, leadership and management of employees.
  • Coach, motivate and develop employees. Evaluate employee performance and hold employees accountable.
  • Ensure the effectiveness, operation and success of programs and services so that they are sustainable and consistent with TTTF‘s mission, as well as a high quality standard.
  • Manage the finances of TTTF in accordance with the approved budget and report to the Board in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for all profits and losses of the organization.
  • Create and instill a fun work culture that inspires pride, passion, dedication, loyalty and cohesion. Ensure appropriate employee training and development programs.
  • Identify areas of activity in which TTTF would benefit from outsourcing and developing external partnerships to improve organizational efficiency.
  • Resource development, marketing, communication and technology.
  • Diversify revenue through sponsorship solicitation, licensing and other business initiatives.
  • Prospect, negotiate and close potential new sponsors, create dynamic activation plans and generate benefits for TTTF constituents.
  • Look for opportunities to increase national awareness TTTF and the sport of table tennis.
  • Serve as public spokesperson for media requests and interviews.
  • Be present and engaged TTTF events.
  • Expand the reach of the organization and drive member and membership engagement.
  • Regularly communicate the milestones and successes achieved by the organization.
  • Foster new and ongoing relationships with TTTF club managers.
  • Continue to nurture and ensure ongoing positive relationships with the ITTF and ITTF-Oceania.
  • Establish a regionalization program across the country.
  • Engage and improve the quantity, scope and effectiveness of TTTF volunteers and committees to leverage these important human resources.

Maintain relationship with ITTF-Oceania as a major partner.

  • Responsible for obligations in all agreements with ITTF-Oceania.
  • Managing the Successful Implementation of Smash Down Barriers (bathroom) and the development and implementation of the Bounce it Back (BiB) schools program.
  • Completion of quarterly, half-yearly and annual reports for the bathroom Program.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business, nonprofit management, sports management, or equivalent work or educational experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of senior level corporate experience. Association or National Sport Organization governance experience is a plus.


  • Demonstrated ability to create, develop and oversee the implementation of strategic and operational business plans.
  • Demonstrated skills in financial management, including budgeting, planning and administration.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including excellent public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to negotiate all aspects of contracts, engagements, activation, etc.
  • Skills in organizational development, personnel management, budgeting and resource development.
  • Excellent leadership and people skills, with an ability to partner with a dynamic and engaged volunteer and member base.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the mission of the organization.
  • Flexible and able to prioritize key activities and oversee multiple tasks and priorities. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of digital and technology trends and best practices relevant to a member-focused sports organization.


Range 32,000.00 – 36,000.00 per year; starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to netinamoalalatu [at] Gmail [dot] com speak 24e from October 2022. Please contact Netina Latu for more information on 7754509 or above email.

Matangi Tonga Online, ref. #6943 Tonga Table Tennis Federation October 10-24, 2022

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