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PA to Stud Director

Shadwell Stud
Thetford, Norfolk
Test Drop Down Value
Full Time
12/02/2018 11:33:55

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PA to support the Stud Director of a highly prestigious racing and breeding industry operation.  Shadwell’s global enterprises encompass Shadwell Estate Co. Ltd. in the UK; Shadwell Farm LLC in the USA and Derrinstown Stud in Ireland.  The successful candidate will be based at our UK headquarters near Thetford, Norfolk assisting the Stud Director who oversees the Thoroughbred breeding operation in UK and the Arabian racing and breeding operation worldwide.

With a solid background in a similar role, you will be reliable, flexible, proactive and happy to work on your own initiative.  In addition to having excellent organisational and diary management skills, you would need to display a high level of discretion and confidentiality,

The job role involves, but is not restricted to:-

  • Full administrative and diary management for the Stud Director
  • Secretary to the Executive Management Committee
  • Arranging travel and hotel reservations for an extensive schedule of domestic and worldwide trips
  • Administering the company’s non-racing sponsorship programme
  • Secretary to the Charities and Security Committees
  • Arranging stud/estate visits for UK and overseas visitors
  • Maintaining herd records for the company’s Aberdeen-Angus and Hereford cattle and handling all associated administration, correspondence and social media updates
  • Maintaining flock records for the company’s sheep
  • Arranging internal meetings and catering requirements


Application: Highly competitive salary and benefits package available for the right candidate.  Apply with full CV and covering letter to Julie Wixey, Shadwell Estate Co Ltd, Nunnery Stud, Thetford, Norfolk  IP24 2QE or by email to