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Nominations Executive

The National Stud
Newmarket, Suffolk
Test Drop Down Value
Full Time
16/05/2023 10:38:57


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Nominations Executive to join our Sales and Nominations Team at The National Stud. 
About The National Stud:  Part of The Jockey Club Group, The National Stud has been an integral part of the British thoroughbred industry for over 100 years. Alongside our breeding services we also offer specialist training for stud staff and public tours. Our Objectives are simple:

•To provide a first-class range of comprehensive breeding services to ourclients

•Train the next generation of industry leaders through our stud stafftraining

•Raise interest and knowledge in the thoroughbred industry with our publictours.

At The Jockey Club Group people are at the heart of what we do and drive our success. We are inclusive and actively seek to attract people with unique backgrounds and perspectives. Diverse, collaborative teams are pivotal to our success and support the potential and growth of all our people. 

The Nominations Executive will:

•Support the Sales and Nominations Manager in the delivery of the annual sales plan and achieving the annual nominations sales targets.

•Co-ordinate, upload and distribute client communications for all horses onsite throughout the year.

•Keep up to date with technology and communication techniques to ensure the stud is delivering in an efficient and timely manner.

•Inspect relevant bloodstock at sales and provide inspection reports to CEO, Head of Bloodstock and Sales and Nominations Manager.

•Maintain a comprehensive CRM database of existing and prospective clients.

•Hosting of visitors and clients throughout the year and assisting with the co-ordination and hosting of the Stud’s hospitality areas during the sales season.

•Assist Bloodstock and Sales Administrator with collation of cover paperwork during the breeding season.

•Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with the Stud’s clients and ensure they always experience the highest level of communication and service.

About you

•Strong knowledge of all areas of the Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry including all current National Stud stallions, their profile and position within the market.

•Comprehensive understanding of all thoroughbred sales to include specific knowledge on each sale, its requirements and market trends.

•At least 1-2 years’ experience working in a stud farm with a strong understanding of breeding processes and procedures including breeding regulations as set out by NSFA.

•Experience in inspecting horses and recording physical attributes.

•An Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills to maintain and develop clients as well as work with a wide range of stakeholders.

•Able to work on all Microsoft programs effectively and efficiently with a particular focus on Microsoft Excel and large databases.

What we offer in return

•All colleagues can go along to any of our race day or music events free of charge - along with 3 friends or family with our TeamPass Ticket scheme.

•An award-winning pension scheme provider with a generous employer contribution

•A healthcare cash back plan enabling you to claim money back on health & wellbeing services.

•25 days annual leave

•Access to a suite of Learning & Development training resources from renowned providers

•A whole host of other benefits including free eyecare vouchers, a ride to work cycle scheme & discounts across varying retailers & services.

Application:  via 

If you think you have everything we’re looking for and more, then we’d love to hear from you. Don’t hang around, our closing date for this vacancy is 30th May but we reserve the right to bring this forward if we have many applications.