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Posted December 14, 2018

British Eventing has a vacancy for an Under 18 Regional Coordinator which offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to help build on the excellent and established training programme in Scotland. This is a voluntary role based within the region. If you have a passion for youth development, are excited by team competition and enjoy eventing, then this may be the role for you.

To assist with the managing of the programme there are well established processes and procedures in place including travel and subsistence where appropriate, complimentary BE Membership and some other benefits in kind. The role is supported by an Assistant Under 18 Coordinator, the Regional Development Officer for Scotland, a team of experienced Regional Coaches and further support available from the Regional Coordinator for Scotland and BE Head Office.

Key requirement of the post are as follows:
• Live in Scotland
• A good working knowledge of our sport
• A team player
• A good communicator
• Organised
• Good planning skills

To assist with developing a suitable candidate into the role we would consider an application for an Interim Coordinator to experience the role before potentially agreeing to take over the role.

Applications for the role will close on Monday 14 January 2019 at 12pm. Interviews for the role will take place the week beginning 21 January 2019 near Edinburgh Airport (Location TBC).

Applicants are also requested to confirm within their application whether they would also be interested in the Under 18 Assistant Coordinator role for Scotland as well as the Coordinator role.
A full job specification is available on request.
Offers are subject to a successful PVG check.

If you are interested, and would like to have an informal chat and learn more about the role and the support available, please contact the following via telephone or email:

• Jane Peters - Chairman of the Under 18 Programme
T: 07702 901007 E: jane.peters@britisheventing.com
• Suzy Dunn – Scottish Regional Development Officer
T: 07506291018 E: Suzy.dunn@britisheventing.com
• Sean Maxwell BHSI - Training and Education Manager
T: 02476 698906 E: sean.maxwell@britisheventing.com

If you wish to apply please send a CV including all relevant skills and experience along with a covering letter to training@britisheventing.com by 12pm on Monday 14 January 2019.
 

 

Posted December 12, 2018

 

 

COMMERCIAL MANAGER

 

British Eventing (BE), the National Governing Body for the sport of eventing in the UK is looking for a Commercial Manager to join the Marketing and Communications team in Warwickshire.

 

This new role will be responsible for using British Eventing's Commercial Strategy as a basis to create clear plans on how to increase revenues for the benefit of the whole sport. You will work alongside the Marketing team to create sponsorship proposals to market to brands both inside and outside of the equestrian community and track commercial progress back to the Marketing Manager and Board of Directors.

 

The Commercial Manger will provide regular customer service to BE sponsors and partners alongside the Commercial and Marketing Coordinator, manage existing contractual arrangements , and work closely with our Advertising Sales agency  to track revenues and explore new potential revenue streams.

 

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have a proven track record in developing and maintaining commercial relationships. They will have excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and presentation skills. An understanding of sponsorship, marketing and communications is essential and equestrian knowledge is preferable.

 

This is a full-time role based from our office in Stareton, Warwickshire, although the successful candidate will be encouraged to meet clients face-to-face and attend events.  Some weekend work will be required.

 

Please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance to Olivia.szajna@britisheventing.com by the 2 January 2019.

 

Interviews will be held on the 8 or 9 January 2019 and applicants being invited to interview will be notified by the 4 January 2019. 

 


 

Posted December 11, 2018

 

BRITISH EVENTING TRAINING AND UNDER 18 COORDINATOR 

 

British Eventing currently has a full time vacancy for a Training and Under 18 Coordinator, based within the Training & Education department at the BE Head Office in Stareton, Warwickshire.

 

The role is primarily focussed on administration support in the delivery of training and education in the sport of eventing, and coordinating the successful delivery of the Regional Under 18 Programme.

 

The successful candidate must have excellent planning and organisational skills, be a good communicator, experienced in an administrative role and customer focused. Experience of working with volunteers or remotely based staff would be beneficial.

 

The full job description can be found HERE.

 

If you feel that you are the right for the role please send a CV and covering letter, detailing any relevant skills and experience to training@britisheventing.com by 12pm on Friday 4 January 2019.

Interviews will take place 10th and 11th January 2019

 

If you wish to learn more about the role please do call Sean Maxwell BHSI on 02476 698 906 for an informal chat.

 

If you are having trouble downloading the job description, please email training@britisheventing.com to request a copy.

 

 


Posted December 3, 2018

 

GB SENIOR EVENTING SELECTION PANEL

 

The British Equestrian Federation World Class Programme, in collaboration with British Eventing, would like to invite applicants to serve on the GB Senior Eventing Selection Panel. The term will start ahead of the 2019 eventing season and cover the 2020 Tokyo Olympiad, including senior selection for the 2019 European Championships and Tokyo 2020.

 

Working with the Independent Chair of Selectors, the purpose of the role of the Senior Eventing Selectors will be to select horse and athlete combinations to represent Great Britain at FEI international competitions. Selectors will be required to attend identified key selection competitions and annual training events in order to consider and select combinations. In addition, the role will involve travel and periods of time away from home to attend national and international competitions.

 

The full Role Description can be found HERE.

 

Interviews will be held at the British Eventing Head Office in early January with appointments at the end of January ahead of the 2019 season. Positions will be reviewed post the Tokyo Olympic Games.

 

Applicants should send their CV and covering letter by email to Georgina Sharples, via email georgina.sharples@bef.co.uk or by post to British Equestrian Federation, Abbey Park, Stareton, Kenilworth, CV8 2RN, by Friday 14th December. If you have any questions about the role please contact Georgina.

 

The British Equestrian Federation is an equal opportunities organisation and welcomes all applications.

 

Posted November 30, 2018

 

BE UNDER 18 COORDINATOR FOR SOUTH EAST REGION

 

British Eventing currently has a contractor vacancy for an Under 18 Regional Coach in the South East Region. This is an exciting opportunity for a BE Accredited Coach to be involved in one of British Eventing's biggest and most influential Youth Programmes.

 

The Coach will work closely with the Under 18 Coordinator, the Assistant Under 18 Coordinator, other Under 18 Coaches and the Regional Development Officer for their region.

 

Duties of the Role

  • To deliver regionally the complete training and education programme for registered Under 18 riders, including: stable management, rules and regulations, equine and human fitness etc.
  • To work closely with the other Regional Under 18 Coaches appointed and share responsibilities.
  • Liaise and support the Under 18 Regional Coordinator in setting up and delivering the Under 18 programme regionally.
  • Plan with the Under 18 Regional Coordinator and Coaches training at appropriate local venues, taking into consideration local school/college/Pony Club/competition dates and avoid clashes where possible, to ensure best possible engagement with coaching.
  • Attend Under 18 classes at events and provide assistance and support to the Under 18 Regional Coordinator at the event to help monitor the class and undertake course walks as required. Not to undertake any other activity or role at the event that may detract from the role of Under 18 Regional Coach, save in exceptional circumstances and with full agreement from the Regional Under 18 Coordinator.
  • Assist the Under 18 Regional Coordinator in making the team selection for the Regional Under 18 Team Championships as per the Selection Policy and be responsible for delivering appropriate training and preparation for the team.
  • Attend the Under 18 Regional Team Championships in the capacity of team trainer, carrying out all the necessary warm-ups, course walks, stable management etc. as required.
  • To deliver regionally appropriate training and coaching days for all members and non-members aged 12-21 in collaboration with the U18 Regional Coordinator and the Regional Development Officer.
  • To attend CPD with the National Under 18 Coach every year and course walk CPD every two years.
  • To attend Regional Committee, Under 18 Programme and coach development meetings as appropriate.

 


Applicant Criteria

Essential

  • A BE Accredited Coach.
  • Have extensive experience of coaching youth riders under the age of 18.
  • To lead by example as an ambassador for BE, setting the highest standards of integrity and good grace.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well within a team.
  • Be able to demonstrate examples of coaching riders to progress within the sport of eventing and achieve their goals.
  • Extensive knowledge, experience of and involvement in the Sport of eventing, to include prior International competition experience in the sport of Eventing as a competitor.
  • Good knowledge of horse fitness, nutrition, appropriate tack and equipment for BE events, and ideally rider fitness.
  • Knowledge of the Under 18 programme and the rules associated with it, and the Under 18 Championships.
  • Must be available to attend the Under 18 regional qualifying classes and be prepared to attend the Under 18 Regional Team Championships at Frickley Park (July), in conjunction with the regional requirements and other Regional Coach availability.

 

Desirable

  • Holding a UKCC Eventing specific qualification is desirable, but not essential. However the ideal Candidate will be keen to develop as a Coach and ideally be aiming to work towards their Eventing specific UKCC Level 3.
  • Prior experience of coaching Youth teams (either in BE, another discipline or Pony Club) is desirable, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of appropriate training venues in the region not already utilised by BE.

 

The contract is for a fixed term.

 

Applicants wishing to apply should send a CV and covering letter to the British Eventing Training & Education team, addressed to Sean Maxwell at training@britisheventing.com.

 

Cover letters should include some future dates and venues where the applicant will be coaching, as a member of the interview panel may wish to observe a coaching session.

 

 

Applications will close on 21 December 2018 and interviews for the role will take place on 8 January 2019, within the South East region.



If you would like to have a chat about the role before applying please call:
Caroline Moore (Under 18 National Coach) on 07702 607609.
Please note Caroline has a very busy schedule, including working abroad and will aim to get back to you as soon as possible.