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Director of Stud Operations

The National Stud
Newmarket, Suffolk
Test Drop Down Value
Full Time
19/04/2022 14:59:33


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Director of Stud Operations to join the leadership team at The National Stud. This is a pivotal leadership role overseeing the efficient running of day-to-day stud operations, proactively maintaining and developing client relationships & role modelling exceptional people management.

The Director of Stud Operations will lead and grow the stallion roster, the sales consignment business and seasonal boarding. The role will develop a positive and thriving working environment embedding the culture, vison and mission for The National Stud and maintaining the highest standards of people & equine welfare.

About us

The National Stud has been an integral part of the British Thoroughbred industry for over 100 years. Alongside our breeding services we also offer a comprehensive education programme for stud staff and public tours through our partner Discover Newmarket. Our objectives are simple:

  • To provide a first class range of services to international and domestic thoroughbred breeders
  • To provide a full range of education opportunities for those wishing to work or working in the industry
  • Raise interest and knowledge in the thoroughbred industry with our public tours

About You

The successful candidate in this role will be a proven people manager and an excellent communicator with a record of leading teams to achieve business goals.

You will have extensive experience of handling horses and a broad network established from a career in the thoroughbred industry (including stallion management, foaling, sales preparation and business development)

Application:  Sound like the next step in your career? We would really like to hear from you. Please visit the Jockey Club Careers site to apply 

***Please note, we cannot accept applications made directly to Careers in Racing*** However, please mention Careers in Racing in your application.