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Senior Equine Event Coordiantor

Hartpury University in Gloucester

Stable staff
Full Time
Senior Equine Events Coordinator £28,719 per annum plus food allowance 40 hours per week, working 5 days over 7 days 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays About Us: Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport, and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,500 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels, and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 10 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023) and has 97% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice. Hartpury is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We particularly welcome applicants that we are underrepresented in, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQI+ communities, and those living with disabilities. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion we offer a range of inclusive policies, flexible working arrangements and a multi-faith space to support staff from different backgrounds. To find out more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, please click here. About the Role: This role will assist in underpinning the commercial utilization of these facilities, including event management, and supporting effective income generation through facility hire and sponsorship. The position will also be responsible for the procurement of trade stands for our international events. All activity is and will continue to be linked to enhancing the student experience, through the provision of case studies, placement, and volunteering opportunities. About You: You will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, have a flexible approach, be computer literate and ideally have experience in equine event management. You will be part of a dedicated and highly motivated team delivering all levels of competition, including unaffiliated and affiliated, local, national, and international dressage, show jumping and horse trials. As students are encouraged to gain valuable hands-on experience, this post will involve supervision of students. The University’s Equine Centre is also available for hire, and the successful candidate will assist clients in the delivery of their events. We offer a fantastic package of staff benefits including: Hybrid working arrangements with blended approach of office and home working 25 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays rising to 30 days with length of service Wellbeing support including our Employee Assistance Programme Generous pension scheme (LGPS) Employee Discounts Scheme Onsite fitness facilities Support for continuous professional development Flexible working opportunities available Enhanced maternity, adoption, and paternity leave We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. Visit our website to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification The closing date for receipt of applications is 2nd June 2024 We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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