Racing Manager

Pride Racing
Published
October 31, 2020
Location
Warwick Farm
Category
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
New South Wales

Description

One of Australia’s leading racing stables is seeking a Racing Manager to assist with the management & operations of a growing business. The role will require the successful applicant to assist in the day management of the stable including, owner communications, logistics, website & social media management, attend race days, trial days and bloodstock sales.

Main duties & responsibilities. 

  • Communication with owners, service providers, stakeholders, media & other governing bodies.
  • Business development, networking & fielding new ownership enquires.
  • Attending race days to saddle up & liaise with connections.
  • Assist at major bloodstock sales.
  • Assessing form, programming & handicapping.
  • Newsletter production.
  • Managing interactive website and social media accounts.
  • Maintaining stable records.
  • Co-ordinating horse movements and completing stable returns.
  • Nominations & Acceptances.
  • Managing relationships with pre-trainers & agistment properties.
  • Communications with trainer and staff.
  • Monitoring office phone, email & database.
  • Co-ordinating interstate trips for both horses & staff.
  • Horse Registrations.
  • Staff Registrations.
  • Stable marketing & advertising.

Experience

  • At least 2- 3 years in the racing industry.
  • Competent around thoroughbreds.
  • Thorough knowledge of horses.
  • Experience in stable management practises.

Knowledge

  • Rules of Racing.
  • Understanding of Programming & Handicapping.
  • Horse Conformation.
  • Thorough knowledge of stable management practices.
  • Prism.

Skills & Competencies

  • Customer Service.
  • Excellent client communication & written skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Time management/organisation.
  • Thorough knowledge & understanding of social media.
  • Highly Organised.
  • Capability to be across the management of a large stable.
  • Ability to work autonomously & in a team environment.

Personal Attributes

  • Professional approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organisational & Time Management.
  • Confident Manner.
  • Positive approach to change.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Other

  • Overnight trips away may be required for interstate carnivals & bloodstock sales.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Video Editing.
  • Good photography skills.

Experience in a similar role will be considered favourably and a thorough understanding of the thoroughbred racing industry is essential.

We have a competitive remuneration package available for the successful applicant. With opportunities for commission based sales.

All expressions of interest will be kept strictly confidential

To apply, please email your CV with a covering note to Pride Racing: racing@prideracing.com.au or call Hayley on 0402079460 for more information.

 

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