Current Industry Vacancies

Location Business Name Role Type Contact Details Published On Description
Waterford Knockeen Racing Ltd Barn Manager Email: accounts@henrydebromheadracing.com
 
2024-01-26 Knockeen Racing Ltd are looking for a Barn Manager.

The ideal candidate :
  • Will have a good working knowledge of all aspects of horsemanship and oversee the proper care of horses (experience in racing a bonus but not a necessity)
  • Understand basic medical treatments (training will be provided for a more in-depth knowledge of treating and assessing issues)
  • Will be responsible for overseeing the general maintenance and upkeep of the barn.
  • Will be able to supervise a team of employees and help mentor them
  • Oversee Feeding, Supplements, Watering, Worming and Shoeing
  • The candidate for this job does not need to know how to ride but if they would like to, that can be factored in as part of the job spec.
  • A motivated, enthusiastic and organised individual who can work off their own initiative.

Waterford offers a host of wonderful amenities, which include great schools, beaches, restaurants. Knockeen is located 5 minutes from the City Centre and all that it offers. Accommodation can be provided. Please send your CV to accounts@henrydebromheadracing.com
Kildare Jessica Harrington Racing Travelling Head Person Email CV to: emma@jessicaharringtonracing.com
Phone: 059 862 4153 (between 9am - 4pm)
2024-01-29 Jessica Harrington Racing are seeking a responsible and reliable individual for their busy travelling head person position. Candidates will ideally have a good knowledge of the racing industry with previous travelling racing experience required.

Duties include but not limited to:
  • Driving to the races (HGV license essential)
  • Weighing out jockeys
  • Tacking up
  • Managing race day staff
  • Looking after and turning out horses to a high standard 
Location Business Name Role Type Contact Details Published On Description
Kildare Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital Administrative Assistant Please reply with CV to practicemanager@sycamorelodge.ie 2024-02-19 Sycamore Lodge is a growing Equine Hospital based on The Curragh providing expert specialist veterinary services covering all aspects of Equine Health. 
 
We are looking to expand our team to include a part-time Administrative Assistant to provide internal services in relation to customer care, maintenance of records, and other procedures surrounding administrative support to clients and vets.
 
Administrative Assistant
 
Responsibilities include and are not exhausted to:
  • Booking client appointments
  • Resolving client queries as they arise 
  • Liaising with Veterinary team to ensure information provided is accurate
  • Pro-active client service and liaison with team members and clients
  • Data entry skills
  • Attention to detail
Excellent communication skills and equine experience essential


 
Kildare equuip Programme Development & Quality Executive Apply at https://api.occupop.com/shared/job/programme-development-quality-executiv-e10ff Horse Racing Ireland is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.

Deadline for applications: Friday 8th March 2024. 
2024-02-23 Role Purpose Equuip the education and training department of Horse Racing Ireland is recruiting for the position of Programme Development & Quality Executive. Reporting to the Equuip Manager this role is a 12-month fixed-term contract to assist with the continuation and development of suitable accredited programs tailored for the thoroughbred industry and overseeing quality assurance systems across our industry service provider RACE-delivered training. The successful candidate will be based on-site at RACE. Reports to: Equuip Manager

Key Responsibilities:
Quality Assurance:
• Following and maintaining procedures and documentation to ensure quality management systems across all accredited programmes delivered at RACE
• Managing the QA system in line with QQI guidelines.
• Working with staff members to ensure quality measures are implemented across all RACE-delivered programmes
• Act as a point of contact for a range of equine courses through recruitment, effective delivery through to end of course procedures
• Work with Education Coordinator on the effective delivery of further education programmes Programme Development & Oversight;
• Regular liaison with the Practical Training Team/Industry Training Coordinator regarding the planning/scheduling of courses and the monitoring of student progress during delivery.
• Liaise with educational committees and industry stakeholders providing updates on delivered and upcoming courses.
• Maintaining QQI accreditation and keeping abreast of developments relating to QQI delivery
• Manage the transfer and progression links for graduates of our programmes in line with the industry career pathways model
• Assist tutors with ad-hoc teaching and assessment requirements across all RACE-delivered programmes

HRI Core Values
• Empowerment
• Ambition
• Excellence
• Pride and Passion
• Integrity
• Respect

Skills and Experience
• Suitable equine or agricultural post-graduate qualification desirable.
• Teaching qualification and relevant teaching experience both classroom and practical assessment methods, with knowledge of online learning an advantage.
• Practical knowledge and hands on experience in equine (thoroughbred industry desirable)
• Good organisational and IT skills with the ability to deliver to deadlines.
• A professional attitude with good communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work well as an individual and within a team.
• Experience of monitoring and leading quality improvement processes within an organisational context
•Knowledge and experience of blended/e-learning an advantage
• Experience of planning and delivering change or continuous improvement in teaching and learning
• Self-motivated to drive continuous improvement and high professional standards
Galway The Equine Warehouse Senior Sales Assistant To apply email info@theequinewarehouse.com 2024-02-23 The Equine Warehouse is looking for a bright, energetic senior retail sales assistant with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. You must be a team player who will work with others to achieve company goals.

Key responsibilities
· Store opening & closing responsibilities and assist with day-to-day management of the Store.
· Advising and serving customers in person, online and over the phone.
· Work closely with Senior Managers and Senior Support Management to build and develop a first-class sales team.
· Joint responsibility in managing sales and stock operations with a keen eye for detail. · Ensuring the shop floor is well merchandised, organised and presentable at all time.
· Working as part of a team to reach targets and maximise KPIs.
· Provide a superior customer experience by matching the customer’s needs through product advice and the ability to close the sale.
· As part of the Sales team, be responsible for maintaining the store in excellent merchandising condition, action promotions & sales events, and create exciting store displays for our customers.
· Be a brand ambassador. With ongoing training opportunities, have first class product knowledge & innovation in new and exciting tech brands and leading kitchen appliance market leaders.
· To influence and enhance the customer journey and to go the extra mile to build trust and loyalty with our customers.
· Interpret and analyse current market trends and competitor activity to improve and maximise your overall stores performance.
· Perform other duties as required.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
· Excellent Equestrian Knowledge and Experience of the Equine Industry.
· Strong leadership skills. Capable of working as part of a team using excellent communication and motivation.
· Motivational, friendly, energetic, and strong positive work ethic.
· Excellent time management skills.
· Ambitious, organised and results driven with an appetite for sales. Capable of providing clear direction. · Enjoys building strong working relationships, trust and loyalty with colleagues and customers.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative sales environment.
· Eagar to expand product knowledge with a range of exciting brands.
· Ability to understand the customer’s needs, utilising strong communication skills.
· Skilled problem solver with strong analytical skills. Capable of resolving customer enquiries and complaints at the earliest opportunity in a professional manner.
· PC Literate. Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Word, Outlook and Excel is required, previous experience with POS and stock control an advantage.
· Flexibe Working hours, including days, weekends and public holidays.
· 1-3 years experience in a previous sales or customer-facing role would be an advantage Additional Information: · This is a permanent contract.
· We are a 100% Irish company proudly supporting our employees.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary Negotiable depending on experience.
Location Business Name Role Type Contact Details Published On Description
Kildare Rathasker Stud Stud Hand Email: info@rathaskerstud.ie
Phone: 0862500687
2024-01-29 Rathasker Stud is looking for a stud hand (full time and part time) to assist with handling of mares and foals for the breeding season.
To include:
  • Assisting vets and farrier
  • Mucking out
  • Feeding mares, foals and yearlings
Kildare Grangemore stud Stud Hand Email: guyocallaghan@gmail.com
Phone: 0863214660
2024-01-29 Grangemore Stud are seeking a stud hand for the upcoming breeding season.
Duties will involve:
  • Checking and handling mares, foals and yearlings
  • Assisting with vet and farrier work
  • General day to day stud work
Westmeath Gigginstown House Stud Stud Hand Email Cv to: gigginstownjobs@gmail.com 2024-02-01 Gigginstown House Stud are looking for a stud hand.

Requirements:
  • Experience with Bloodstock
  • Full clean driving licence (with trailer licence)
  • Experience working with farm machinery helpful
Kildare Newlands House Stud Stud Hand Email: newlandshousestud@gmail.com
Phone: 087 2536740
2024-02-13 Newlands house stud are looking for a stud hand - full time/part time.
Day to day stud work including mucking out, feeding mares, foals, yearlings, working with Vets and Farriers etc.
Location Business Name Role Type Contact Details Published On Description
Limerick Orchard Equestrian Ltd Sales Assistant Email: aiden@orchardequestrian.com 2024-02-01 Orcahrd Equestrian retail and wholesale a range of products for the horse and rider.
Experience with horses desirable.
  • Greeting customers and offering assistance
  • Recommending products or merchandise to help customers
  • Answering questions and addressing concerns
  • Demonstrating how products work
  • Taking payments for purchases and packaging purchases
  • Stocking merchandise and creating displays
  • Taking inventory and monitoring sales floor
  • Taking orders over the phone
  • Picking products for online orders

Skills & Experience:
  • Flexible, reliable and hardworking, with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Excellent time management is a necessity
  • Ability to use own initiative with strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Job Type: Full-time Salary: €14.00-€15.00 per hour
Expected hours: 40 per week
Limerick Orchard Equestrian Ltd Warehouse Operative Email: aiden@orchardequestrian.com 2024-02-01 Orchard Equestrian retail and wholesale a range of products for the horse and rider.
Experience with horses desirable.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring all outgoing orders are picked, packed and despatched accurately
  • Ensuring all incoming deliveries are received in, and checked off, with accuracy and stored correctly in the correct locations
  • Monitoring and controlling the company’s stock inventory with accuracy
  • Ensuring all workshop/production areas, warehouse, storerooms and shop front are kept clean and tidy at all times, and operating a “clean as you go” policy
  • Maintaining a high level of health and safety standards at all times
  • Maintaining a high level of attention to detail when picking, packing and despatching outgoing orders, and also when checking in and storing incoming deliveries
  • Supporting colleagues and maintaining a positive working environment
  • Assisting in other areas of the company when required
Skills & Experience:
  • Use of a POS system and accounting software.
  • Flexible, reliable and hardworking, with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Excellent time management is a necessity
  • Ability to use own initiative with strong accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • ​​​​​​Attention to detail and pick accuracy are paramount to the success of the role
Kildare Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital Equine Veterinary Hospital Yard Person/Horse Handler. Please reply with CV to practicemanager@sycamorelodge.ie  2024-02-12 Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital is looking for a yard person/horse handler to join our team.  Responsibilities include veterinary assistance, care of animals (bedding, feeding, etc.) and general yard duties.  Experience essential - salary commensurate with experience.  Immediate start.  Will include weekend work on a roster.  
 
Kildare Horse Racing Ireland Programme Development & Quality Executive Apply here: https://api.occupop.com/shared/job/programme-development-quality-executiv-e10ff 2024-02-26 Role Purpose:
Equuip the education and training department of Horse Racing Ireland is recruiting for the position of Programme Development & Quality Executive. Reporting to the Equuip Manager this role is a 12-month fixed-term contract to assist with the continuation and development of suitable accredited programs tailored for the thoroughbred industry and overseeing quality assurance systems across our industry service provider RACE-delivered training. The successful candidate will be based on-site at RACE.

Reports to: Equuip Manager

Key Responsibilities:
Quality Assurance:
  • Following and maintaining procedures and documentation to ensure quality management systems across all accredited programmes delivered at RACE
  • Managing the QA system in line with QQI guidelines.
  • Working with staff members to ensure quality measures are implemented across all RACE-delivered programmes
  • Act as a point of contact for a range of equine courses through recruitment, effective delivery through to end of course procedures
  • Work with Education Coordinator on the effective delivery of further education programmes

Programme Development & Oversight:
  • Regular liaison with the Practical Training Team/Industry Training Coordinator regarding the planning/scheduling of courses and the monitoring of student progress during delivery.
  • Liaise with educational committees and industry stakeholders providing updates on delivered and upcoming courses.
  • Maintaining QQI accreditation and keeping abreast of developments relating to QQI delivery 
  • Manage the transfer and progression links for graduates of our programmes in line with the industry career pathways model
  • Assist tutors with ad-hoc teaching and assessment requirements across all RACE-delivered programmes

HRI Core Values
  • Empowerment
  • Ambition
  • Excellence
  • Pride and Passion
  • Integrity
  • Respect

Skills and Experience
  • Suitable equine or agricultural post-graduate qualification desirable.
  • Teaching qualification and relevant teaching experience both classroom and practical assessment methods, with knowledge of online learning an advantage.
  • Practical knowledge and hands on experience in equine (thoroughbred industry desirable)
  • Good organisational and IT skills with the ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • A professional attitude with good communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work well as an individual and within a team.
  • Experience of monitoring and leading quality improvement processes within an organisational context
  • Knowledge and experience of blended/e-learning an advantage
  • Experience of planning and delivering change or continuous improvement in teaching and learning
  • Self-motivated to drive continuous improvement and high professional standards

Deadline for applications: Friday 8th March 2024.
Horse Racing Ireland is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality at all levels of the organisation.
Galway The Equine Warehouse Senior Sales Assistant Email: info@theequinewarehouse.com
Phone: +353867725847
2024-02-26
The Equine Warehouse is looking for a bright, energetic senior retail sales assistant with excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. You must be a team player who will work with others to achieve company goals.

Key responsibilities:
  • Store opening & closing responsibilities and assist with day-to-day management of the Store.
  • Advising and serving customers in person, online and over the phone.
  • Work closely with Senior Managers and Senior Support Management to build and develop a first-class sales team.
  • Joint responsibility in managing sales and stock operations with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ensuring the shop floor is well merchandised, organised and presentable at all time.
  • Working as part of a team to reach targets and maximise KPIs.
  • Provide a superior customer experience by matching the customer’s needs through product advice and the ability to close the sale.
  • As part of the Sales team, be responsible for maintaining the store in excellent merchandising condition, action promotions & sales events, and create exciting store displays for our customers.
  • Be a brand ambassador.
  • With ongoing training opportunities, have first class product knowledge & innovation in new and exciting tech brands and leading kitchen appliance market leaders.
  • To influence and enhance the customer journey and to go the extra mile to build trust and loyalty with our customers.
  • Interpret and analyse current market trends and competitor activity to improve and maximise your overall stores performance.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Excellent Equestrian Knowledge and Experience of the Equine Industry.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Capable of working as part of a team using excellent communication and motivation.
  • Motivational, friendly, energetic, and strong positive work ethic.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ambitious, organised and results driven with an appetite for sales.
  • Capable of providing clear direction.
  • Enjoys building strong working relationships, trust and loyalty with colleagues and customers.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative sales environment.
  • Eagar to expand product knowledge with a range of exciting brands.
  • Ability to understand the customer’s needs, utilising strong communication skills.
  • Skilled problem solver with strong analytical skills.
  • Capable of resolving customer enquiries and complaints at the earliest opportunity in a professional manner.
  • PC Literate. Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Word, Outlook and Excel is required, previous experience with POS and stock control an advantage.
  • Flexibe Working hours, including days, weekends and public holidays.
  • 1-3 years experience in a previous sales or customer-facing role would be an advantage

Additional Information:
  • This is a permanent contract.
  • The Equine Warehouse is a 100% Irish company proudly supporting our employees
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary Negotiable depending on experience.
Location Business Name Role Type Contact Details Published On Description
Dublin Leopardstown Racecourse Raceday Casual Staff lconway@leopardstown.com. 2022-09-12
Leopardstown Racecourse are hiring casual staff to work on racedays.
Kildare The Tote Tote Casual Racecourse Staff recruit@thetote.com 2022-10-13 The TOTE are hiring part-time racecourse staff for racecourses across Ireland. Applicants must be aged 18 or over. Please send your CV to recruit@thetote.com. Find out more at www.toteireland.com
Kildare The Curragh Racecourse Raceday Staff To register your interest please send your CV and a brief cover letter to recruitment@curragh.ie. 2022-10-13 The Currgah Racecourse are seeking enthusiastic, customer focused and self-motivated individuals who would like to be an integral part of the race day team at The Curragh. They have both Customer Care and Equine Care roles available. Suitable individuals will be hardworking, adaptable, a good timekeeper and able to work both on their own initiative, as well as part of our team. Those working in equine care will also have experience working in the equine industry. Applications will close on the 16th February.
Kildare Goffs Bid Spotters tadhgdooley@goffs.ie 2022-10-13 Goffs are hiring Bid Spotters. Send your CV to tadhgdooley@goffs.ie.
Ireland Tipperary Racecourse Raceday Staff Email your C.V to info@tipperaryraces.ie 2023-04-20 Tipperary Racecourse.are lookign for indiviudals to join their raceday team. Duties include: Ticket Scanning, Racecard Sales & Ticket Sales Desk. Applicants must be available to work all 11 Fixtures and must be 18 or Over.
 

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