Thoroughbred Racing Admin Assistant

Hawkes Racing
May 19, 2020
Job Type
New South Wales


Based within the Rosehill Racecourse, Hawkes Racing is a successful Horse Training Partnership comprising of John, Wayne, and Michael Hawkes.

An opportunity exists for an experienced office assistant to work in a close-knit team providing support to the Trainers with general office duties associated with the running of a busy office

  • Full Time
  • Monday to Friday 9:30am-5:30pm (Negotiable)
  • Saturday (Required for some Race Days)
  • Remuneration - to be negotiated depending on experience

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer and Action Phone Calls
  • General Office Duties - Filing, Photocopying, Scanning & Faxing
  • Typing Correspondence
  • Data Entry
  • Updating Excel Spreadsheets
  • Purchasing requirements for the Office
  • Collection of Mail
  • Cleaning of Office

To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office (Excel) and Outlook, Proficiency with Ardex software would be advantageous
  • Outstanding written communication skills and a quick note taker for dictation
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Clear and confident communicator with a pleasant phone manner
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and cohesively within a small team
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Comfortable working in an animal friendly environment

Industry experience would be an advantage as saddling up horses on Race Days/Race Nights could be a possibility, however initiative, enthusiasm and confidence will be highly regarded.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and want to join a small friendly team within the horse racing industry, please forward your resume to

(Only suitable applicants will be contacted)

Please Note:
The successful applicant will be required to provide a National Police Check Certificate

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