Equestrian Assistant (Horse Of The Year Show)

Grandstand Group

Location: Warwickshire
Closing Date: Monday, October 31st 2016

Job Type: Admin / Customer Service / Specialist

Job Description

Based at Stoneleigh Park, we are seeking an Equestrian Assistant to support the team as below:

The Person

Essential requirements:  

  • Excellent knowledge of the equestrian world with emphasis on show jumping and Showing.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to prioritise workload and be highly organised
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Able to work within a team environment as well as being able to use own initiative
  • Good time keeping is essential
  • Attention to detail is a pre-requisite
  • Computer literate – MS Word and Excel essential

The Post

Duties will include:

  • Answering general telephone enquiries
  • Processing competitor entries for HOYS, TSR, NPS, and BSNC.
  • Manage payments and daily cash sheet
  • Preparation of membership packs for NPS
  • Prepare Competitor Pack documentation to be sent out
  • Send out correspondence as instructed to judges or officials, and finalise arrangements for their attendance at HOYS or BSNC
  • Oversee all aspects of trophy administration
  • Undertake any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required

 Tasks at Events:

  • Answer incoming telephone queries
  • Assist in the set up and delivery of office duties in the Event Equestrian Office
  • Helping with class results and competitor queries
  • Generally need to be able to handle a variety of situations/issues at the show (many under pressure.

 There will be the expectation to work at least 8 weekends per annum within the remit and salary of the post and to be on-site for events.

 We are offering a competitive salary including 20 days holiday

 To apply, please email your cv to:

 Email: Personnel@grandstand.co.uk

Closing date: 31 October 2016

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