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Monday, May 21, 2018


Membership Administrator / Receptionist

British Showjumping, the National Governing Body for Showjumping in Britain is currently seeking to appoint an experienced Administrator/Receptionist to work as part of The Membership Team at their office based in Meriden, West Midlands. 

British Showjumping formulates the rules and codes of practice under which all affiliated competitions are held. Our purpose is to improve and maintain standards of showjumping, while encouraging members of all standards and at all levels to enjoy fair competition over safe and attractive courses.

The Role:

  • Welcoming visitors by greeting them in person or on the telephone, answering or referring enquiries and general reception duties
  • To deliver central administration of membership, registrations, change of ownership & renewals and to ensure all functions are working effectively.
  • Key point of contact for all members of British Showjumping.
  • Deliver excellent customer service, at all times.
  • Deal with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via email.
  • Scanning and electronic filing of documents
  • Provide reports as and when required.
  • To administer Club Membership, schedules and results for Club competitions.
  • Collate and administer all outgoing post from British Showjumping
  • Oversee and process membership cancellations and refunds where applicable.
  • Carry out instructions given by the management team.

The Person:

  • Significant reception/administration experience with outstanding planning and organisational skills.
  • The ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An approachable can-do attitude and ability to stay calm under pressure.
  • Strong initiative, time management skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • The ability to actively participate as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of the sport of Showjumping, its structure and operating procedures is advantageous.
  • NVQ in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Working hours:      9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday inclusive. Some weekend and/or evening work may be required from time to time.
  • Holiday Entitlement: 22 days holiday per annum plus statutory bank holiday. 
  • Salary according to experience

To apply please send a covering letter with CV to Sarah Jackson, Chief Operating Officer, British Showjumping, Meriden Business Park, Copse Drive, Meriden, West Midlands, CV5 9RG or email:

Closing Date for applications: Friday 11th May 2018
Interviews to be held on: Wednesday 16th May 2018



BEF Vacancies

Participation Officers x 2

Role: 1 x Sports Development Participation Officer and 1 x Research and Knowledge Participation Officer
Position: Full time
Location: Abbey Park, Stareton (with frequent travel within area of geographical responsibility - not home based roles)

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000 (depending on experience)

The British Equestrian Federation are seeking two committed, focussed individuals to work as part of the participation team to drive and increase participation by working closely with the Federation’s Member Bodies. These roles will have a geographical focus (North or South of England) and will work to develop and support the Member Body network of staff and volunteers to realise opportunities to further participation in equestrian sport.

These roles will also have a specific Head Office function, one leading on Sport Development – with a need for experience in coaching, facilities, funding and volunteering and the other on Research and Knowledge - with a need for experience in data analysis and reporting, project monitoring and evaluation and turning data into actionable insights.

Both roles require candidates with a customer-centred approach, excellent communication and relationship building skills. These are both full time positions based in Abbey Park near Kenilworth.

The job descriptions and application form can be found on the BEF Job Vacancies page.

Applications must be sent clearly stating your preference for North or South and Sport Development or Research and Knowledge and should be sent by email to by midnight on Sunday 3 June 2018. Interviews will take place on 12, 13 or 14 June 2018 at Abbey Park.



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