LGV Category C Driver / Event Support

The British Horse Society

Location: Warwickshire
Closing Date: Monday, July 2nd 2018


Job Type: Events / Miscellaneous / Specialist

Job Description

DRIVER- LGV Category C / Events Support 

Full Time- 40 hours per week 

Salary: Competitive plus benefits 

Based at our new HQ near Stoneleigh, Warwickshire 

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. 

This is a new and exciting position within the Society and it’s more than a ‘driving job’ The BHS lorry has been commissioned to support the Society’s work and will attend key equestrian events, conferences and training/education events throughout the UK. Responsibilities will include ensuring the vehicle is delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a positive impression of you and our society. 

  • Main role - Driver: We are looking for an experienced driver able to drive and set up the BHS mobile classroom in a safe and timely manner. Key locations will be identified during the year for the lorry to be in attendance. 
  • Secondary Role – Event Support: Whilst at any of these events you will support the BHS team with the smooth running of the day(s). This will include assisting with the pre set-up of the classroom, instructing the team on how to use the technical equipment and most importantly welcoming our members, our volunteers and the public.
  • Knowledge of the equestrian industry is desirable but not essential.
  • You must have a flexible approach to working as the busy show season will be over weekends, this is a unique role and will be expected to be on the road, traveling across the UK within the working and driving regulations.  

For further criteria please see the Job Description.  

Apply via our website, please provide a covering letter (including your salary expectations) and CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Please download and complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and send along with your application to jobs@bhs.org.uk or to Karen Downing, Recruitment Co-Ordinator,The British Horse Society, Abbey Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2XZ.   

Closing Date for applications: 2nd July  2018 

Interview date: TBC

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