Approved Centre Co-Ordinator

The British Horse Society

Location: Warwickshire
Closing Date: Friday, July 15th 2022

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Graduate / Training & Education

Job Description

Full Time-35 hours per week

Starting Salary: £23,000 Per Annum

Based at our Head Office close to Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (agile working arrangements available) 

The British Horse Society is the nation’s largest equine charity with a passion for horses that is backed by knowledge and expertise. The BHS represents and provides a range of services for horse riders, horse owners, enthusiasts and professionals.

Our Home Team within the Society is made up of professionals who bring together a variety of experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. We celebrate the diversity of our people and place a high value on creating an environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work. We work with agility, giving you autonomy to make decisions about where, when and how you work within a set of principles that are agreed within teams.

We are looking for a professional and diligent co-ordinator to join the Approved Centre department. In this dynamic and fast paced environment you will provide support to over 600 equestrian businesses throughout the UK and overseas. You will be responsible for arranging centre inspection and visit schedules, developing postive relationships with our stakeholders and responding to a variety of enquiries via telephone and email.

Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of the equestrian industry with a strong awareness of the riding school and livery sector. You will have excellent organisational and communication skills and be proficient in the use of the full Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience of CRM systems would also be advantageous.

What will you get in return?

  • Annual Leave: 23 days + plus bank holidays (increasing to 25 days after 2 years’ service)
  • Pension: Automatic entry at 4% into our scheme after 3-month deferral period, contributions matched up to 5%
  • Health Benefits: health cash plan, life assurance at 4 x salary, yearly flu jab
  • Wellbeing Support: ‘Everymind at Work’ mental health and wellbeing app and quarterly webinars, opportunities to participate in range of engagement activities such as our book and gardening clubs, ‘Put the Kettle On’ informal virtual chats and our annual Funuary activities!
  • Training and Development: Access to a range of formal and informal development opportunities, including BHS Wise (our e-learning platform), our ‘A Day in Your Shoes’ cross-departmental work shadowing scheme and ‘C-Me’ communication workshops.

The British Horse Society is committed to achieving equity for all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse workforce because, in our view, diversity enables better organisational outcomes. We also believe that a more inclusive workplace, where people of different backgrounds work together, ensures better outcomes for all employees. We therefore strongly encourage suitably experienced people from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.

Only suitable candidates will be directly contacted about this position, and we will not store or process the data of candidates in any way unless consent has been obtained.

Apply via our website please provide a covering letter  (including your salary expectations and where they saw the advert advertised) and CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience and send along with your application to Further details of this and other opportunities, please visit

Please note: we will be speaking to and interviewing candidates throughout the advertised period; to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

Closing Date for applications: 15th July 2022


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