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Australian Taekwondo appoints new Communications Manager

Australian Taekwondo appoints new Communications Manager
September 15, 2021

Australian Taekwondo has appointed Bronwyn Slatter to its executive team as Communications Manager to guide Australian Taekwondo's communications and digital direction in line with the sport's new strategic plan. Slatter is based in Victoria and commenced her new role on 13th September, 2021.

Australian Taekwondo is the governing body for taekwondo in Australia and a recognised Member National Association of World Taekwondo and Olympic sport.

Australian Taekwondo Chief Executive, Heather Garriock is excited to have Slatter join the AUSTKD team to help drive the sport's digital communications forward.

Garriock advised "we are delighted to welcome Bronwyn to taekwondo. She brings a wealth of experience to the sport and will complement our leadership team.

"It is critical for the sport that we appoint someone in a role of this kind. The position is key to the effective modernisation of Australian Taekwondo and growing participation nationally."

Slatter comes to Australian Taekwondo with over 15 years of experience working in the Australian sports industry, covering various roles in communications, public relations, marketing, commercial, and events.

Most recently, Slatter was the Marketing and Communications Manager for Triathlon Victoria, where she was accountable for delivering key outcomes within the association's strategic plan and in line with Triathlon Australia's national strategy.

Slatter added "I feel both privileged and excited to join Australian Taekwondo and contribute to the growth and development of the sport.

"The role offers a canvas to implement more progressive communication strategies and practices, building on the foundations taekwondo already has, to increase participation and foot traffic to clubs. Plus, promote our athletes from grassroots to elite level."

"The digital landscape is forever changing, and as a sport, we need to continually adapt and stay connected with our community to ensure growth."

Slatter will assist in driving Australian Taekwondo's public profile, ensuring that it receives maximum exposure in the public and industry arenas through various communications channels.

There are approximately 300 clubs that provide taekwondo activities in Australia and over 50,000 active participants. Of this, 13,500 are registered members of Australian Taekwondo.

For more information go to www.austkd.com.au 

Image courtesy Australian Taekwondo Western Australia 

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