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Help Wanted: Equine Development Director (University of Kentucky)

The University of Kentucky is seeking a College Philanthropy Offi cer to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects for major gifts to the Gluck Foundation and all equine-related programs within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. The ideal candidate will be a strong, collaborative individual with a proven record of success in building and sustaining relationships that foster major gift giving. This position requires an individual with a broad knowledge of the equine industry and has the ability to convincingly articulate the vision and priorities of the Gluck Foundation and College Equine Programs and match them to the interests of prospective donors. In addition, we are seeking a Senior Director of Philanthropy to lead all development and fundraising efforts in the college. This position will work strategically with college leadership and the University’s Office of Philanthropy to design and grow a long-term, sustainable development program. To learn more about these exciting opportunities, please contact Mary Beth Bracken at marybeth.bracken@uky.edu or 859-257-3348. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates.

 

Help Wanted: Stallion Groom

Immediate opening for an experienced Stallion Groom at Gainesway Farm. Must have breeding shed experience. Excellent benefits and wages. 6 days a week. Please apply in person: 3750 Paris Pike, between 9 am – 4 pm.

 

Help Wanted: Sales Accounting

Top sales agency is seeking to fill a sales accounting position in Lexington, Kentucky. Duties include sales proceed distribution, payroll, accounts receivable/payable and general accounting. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Consignor Sales Management a must.

Send resume and salary requirements to: tbaccounting.2016@yahoo.com

 

Help Wanted: Big Data Equine

New information startup is seeking a motivated racing professional to bridge the gap between the technical team and the industry. Successful candidates will have both a technical and racing background, strong industry knowledge and contacts, and excellent communication skills.

Please send resume and cover letter telling us why you’re perfect for the job to: BigDataEquine@gmail.com

 

Help Wanted: Stallion Administrator/Booking Coordinator

A large Central Kentucky stud farm is seeking a Stallion Administrator/Booking Coordinator. Must have excellent Microsoft Word/Excel skills. HFM knowledge preferred. Email resume and salary requirements to: studfarmjob@gmail.com

 

Help Wanted: EquiLottery, LLC.

EquiLottery, LLC. is now accepting resumes for the following positions:

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Account Manager
  • IT Director

Potential candidates must have a desire to be on a history-making startup team, passion for innovation and thinking different, strong attention to detail, 5+ years experience in lottery of horse racing industries and significant experience related to desired position. If you fit these qualifications, please send a cover letter and resume to: HistoryMakers@EquiLottery.com

 

Help Wanted: New Senior Sales Position (Arrowfield Stud)

Arrowfield’s growth strategy offers an exciting opportunity to join its nominations and bloodstock team. Applicants must have at least five years’ experience in the commercial thoroughbred marketplace and demonstrate an ability to work harmoniously in a dynamic team.

The successful applicant will be based at Arrowfield Stud, Scone and the position will involve significant travel within Australia and New Zealand. The remuneration package is negotiable and will be based on experience.

Written applications should be addressed to John Messara AM, Chairman of the Arrowfield Group by 27th April 2016. Email: jmm@arrowfield.com.au

All applications will be treated confidentially.

 

Help Wanted: Sales Executive (PlusVital)

Applications are invited for an experienced Sales Executive based in Lexington, Kentucky to join PlusVital (including Equinome), a rapidly growing Irish equine science company. The ideal candidate would help grow and manage client accounts for both genetics and nutrition in North America.

This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced and driven professional who has a key understanding of the Thoroughbred industry, with a focus on delivering outstanding sales results throughout defined territory. The role will involve expanding the North American customer buying base, securing new customers within the territory and maintaining/developing the existing key accounts. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for sales and will be extremely customer focused. This role will involve some travel within North America.

For more information, visit www.plusvital.com/usasalesexec

The closing date for applications is 5 PM on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Email applications to info@plusvital.com

 

Help Wanted: Stallion Manager (Three Bridges Thoroughbreds)

Three Bridges Thoroughbreds in Australia is seeking a Stallion Manager to join our team. This full time position is ideally suited for those who are natural with horse handling and have a strong desire to make a future for themselves in the Thoroughbred industry. Potential candidates should have:

  • Excellent horse handling ability and understanding of horse temperaments
  • Management and organisational skills in order to implement and follow systems in place for first class horse care
  • A solid understanding of mare reproduction and the requirements of stud season
  • Ability to work within a small and dynamic hands on business
  • Flexibility to adapt to yearling preparation etc. once the stud season is finished
  • Experience in a similar role (essential)
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Ability to work well within a team and independently
  • A positive outlook and the ability to grow within the business
  • A current drivers license

A rewarding package will be offered to the right person to join our first class team. Call Peter Liston on 0419 837 567 or email resume and cover letter to peter@threebridges.com.au

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At the TDN, we’re always looking for well-written, hard-working, dedicated people who love the industry to join our growing staff. Specific opportunities, when they exist, are listed here.

If you’d like to send us your resume and a cover letter, please email suefinley@thoroughbreddailynews.com and let us know why you’d be a perfect member of our team.