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Equestrian Services Coordinator - British Equestrian Federation

Status: Full Time

Location: Abbey Park, Stareton

Salary: £23,000 - £26,500

Required for Immediate Start

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join the BEF as Equestrian Services Coordinator. This will be a dual role working as part of the BEF’s services function the purpose of which will be to:

  • Administer and develop Para-equestrian National Classification, working closely with, and supporting, the National Classification Panel. To advise and support individuals through the process of applying for classification, being the conduit between the participants and classifiers, to ensure that high standards of customer service are maintained.
  • Assist in the timely completion of all administrative matters related to the BEF’s relationship with the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the international governing body of equestrian sport.
  • Provide additional support for regulatory hearings and appeals.
  • Provide additional administrative support to the Company Secretary, BEF Board and Council.

The successful candidate will need to have:

  • Empathy with disability sport; an understanding of para sport and/or classification and knowledge of equestrian sport would be an advantage.
  • A good understanding of office management systems and MS suite
  • Experience of working in an administrative role
  • Experience of supporting committees and working with external partners
  • Strong time management skills
  • An ability to multitask and prioritise your work load to ensure efficient delivery of tasks
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A team player with an ability to deal with all members of the organisation in a professional and friendly manner
  • A “can-do” attitude and a willingness to be adaptable to meet the needs of the business

Interested applicants should complete the application form and send it, together with an up to date CV, to Maggie Moreton, Head of Secretariat, British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Warwickshire, CV8 2RH or email maggie.moreton@bef.co.uk by 1200 hrs on 4 July 2017, with interviews taking place during the week commencing 17 July

The BEF is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications.


Transition Manager – Riding for Disabled Association

Riding for Disabled Association have recently received planning permission an exciting project to build a National Training Centre in Warwickshire and they are looking for experienced Equestrian Manager to lead this transition period.

The role is an important part of this exciting project and the RDA are looking for a confident person to take them through the set up phase, develop processes and put systems in place in time for completion and opening of the site.

To find out more about this position, please take a look at the job description below.

To apply for this position, please send an email with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for this role to Julie Elliston – jelliston@rda.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is Monday 3 July 2017.

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