Formerly NRL's Community Relations Manager, Jodie Cross is now Head Of Commercial and Community for the New South Wales Rugby League. Primary to that role is to secure sponsorship revenue and promote the NSW Blues.
At the NRL Jodie managed delivery of the ‘Learning with League Centre’ – the only purpose-built classroom housed in the headquarters of a national sporting code. She is the director of their ‘Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well’ primary school programme as well as the ‘Dream, Believe, Achieve’ high school module which was presented to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales during his recent visit to Australia. Jodie was also responsible for the highly successful creative mental health campaign "What's your State of Mind" campaign featuring Paul Gallen and Nate Myles - Bringing together key mental health providers together for the first time under one umbrella.
An expert in community engagement programmes in sport, Jodie worked for many of the top rugby league clubs in various roles before joining the code’s governing body in Sydney.