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Racing Secretary

Harry Whittington Racing Ltd
Location:
Sparsholt, Nr Lambourn, Oxfordshire
Sector:
Test Drop Down Value
Type:
Full Time
Posted:
25/11/2019 12:28:13
Salary:
TBC
Description:

Grade 1 winning National Hunt yard, Harry Whittington Racing are looking to appoint a new full-time Racing Secretary to join their busy office, initially as maternity cover but with a view to going full time thereafter.

In this key role you will be responsible for overseeing the smooth and efficient running of the racing office, its admin and operations.
The ideal candidate will have a high level of confidence to co-ordinate all aspects of the office, providing high quality administrative and organisational support. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate well to people on all levels with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.

You will be able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines, and to demonstrate a pro-active approach to planning, delegating and prioritising work.

Racing office experience or evidence of substantial secretarial and admin work in a relevant, complex organisation is absolutely essential.

This is a full time position for 5 ½ days per week plus most bank holidays, as standard in the racing industry. Package includes a competitive salary with bonuses/perks, pension, RIABS and pool money.

We are looking for someone with experience, confidence and energy to take on this key role in our business. This exciting opportunity awaits in a brilliant working environment within our young and ambitious team. As well as our commitment to training winners, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives.

If you have the relevant experience and passion to work in our busy office, we would love to hear from you.

Application: Please apply with your full CV to John Russell – john@harrywhittington.co.uk or call John on: 07710 482 300  by the 31st December 2019.