• Sydney, Australia, AU
  • kristianostle@gmail.com
Kristian Ostle

Kristian Ostle

NSW Office of Sport

Summary

I am a highly motivated, decisive and hardworking professional. My key strengths are my strategic thinking and ability to work effectively with others within strict time constraints. I work well within a team environment and can provide creative ideas and solutions to enhance operations. Having had the opportunity to work and travel overseas and complete a 2 year Graduate Program in the NSW Government, I am now seeking a full time position that will enable me to utilise my key strengths as well as draw on my education and experience to progress my career.

Work History

Work History

Graduate Officer

Apr 2014 - Present
Office of Sport - Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW)

As a Graduate of the NSW Office of Sport, I have gained exposure to various business areas of both Sport and the wider Office of Communities. These business areas are; Corporate Services, Aboriginal Affairs, Communities Policy & Programs, Strategic Marketing and People & Culture. Each area brought different challenges and have enabled me to develop a diverse range of skills that will carry me forward in my career. 

These skills include:

  • Project coordination and delivery
  • Human Resource planning
  • Policy development
  • Brief writing
  • Internal/ external stakeholder engagement
  • Research
  • Speaking notes
  • Ministerial correspondence
  • Minutes Recording
  • Social media development

Marketing Assistant 

Dec 2013 - Mar 2014
balance2 life Group Pty Ltd

b2l is an online company that has created an innovative website for their existing banking and finance clients to assist with work/ life initiatives.

I was responsible for :

  • Designing and implementing a range of work/ life topics
  • Writing articles that reflect the daily needs of the website members
  • Designing marketing material to promote the service to potential clients

Cultural Exchange Representative  

Jan 2013 - Jun 2013
Walt Disney World - Orlando

Working as a Cultural Representative through Disney’s extensive graduate program enabled me to learn and develop numerous management skills and tools that operate within a large blue chip multinational company.

The key learning areas I was exposed to were:

  • Brand Image
  • International Relations
  • Extensive Onsite Policy and Procedure Management
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Management

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts/ Commerce

2008 - 2012
University of Western Australia 

Bachelor of Arts

Majors in:

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • European Studies

Bachelor of Commerce

Majors in:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

High School Certificate

1999 - 2007
Trinity College, Perth 
  • Christian Honors and blazer Colours
  • Academic Achievement Award 2003, 2004 and 2005
  • Leadership Award 2001 and 2002
  • Service and Contribution Award 2004 and 2007 sporting teams

Skills

Skills

Human Resources

Communication 

Marketing 

Brief Writing

Social Media 

Corporate Services

Report Writing

Project Coordination 

Business Strategy 

Achievements

Walt Disney World - Service Award for Excellence

University of Western Australia - Winner of International Marketing Award

WA Government - Department of Communities Positive Image Award 2007

Community Involvement & Interests


Red Cross Soup Patrol Leader

Team Leader at Kairos Retreat

Social and Competitive Tennis

Keen interest in International Relations and Politics

Traveling and experiencing new cultures

AFL Goal Umpire for Local Sports Club