Monthly Archives: July 2019

Updated Press Release

Solihull Riding Club – updated statement Monday 15 July 

It is with the deepest regret that we announced that a rider died, following a fatal incident, whilst competing, during the cross country phase, at the Solihull Riding Club one day event on Saturday 13 July. The next of kin have been informed.

Paramedics who were in attendance as part of the event organisation were the first to attend to the rider. British Riding Clubs is carrying out an investigation into the incident and assisting the Local Authority with their enquiry.

Solihull Riding Club and British Riding Clubs extend their deepest sympathy to the family of the rider at this tragic time.

No further details are available at this time but we will of course update you as and when we can.

Press Statement

It is with the deepest regret that we announce that a rider died, following a fatal incident, whilst competing at the Solihull Riding Club one day event today. The next of kin have been informed. Solihull Riding Club extend their deepest sympathy to the family of the rider at this tragic time.

Access to the grounds at SRC will be closed until further notice.

No further information will be released at this time.

Events / Office Manager – Job Vacancy

We are looking for an enthusiastic Events/Office Manager to oversee and organise events as well as being responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis.
This role is ultimately responsible for planning, managing and overseeing all events and activities at the centre. You’ll ensure events are successful, well-advertised and cost-effective, paying attention to budget, KPI’s and time constraints. You’ll also work closely with the grounds team to ensure all the facilities are well maintained.
As a key ambassador, you will be required to liaise with customers on a day to day basis and to obtain sponsorship/funding to secure the profitability, financial viability and future development of the centre.
Requirements
Essential;
• Maths and English GCSE (or equivalent).
• Excellent IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Capable of multi-tasking, dealing with and resolving various issues through pro-active minimal action.
• A hands-on individual with strong communication and organisational skills.
• Previous experience of working in a fast-paced, demanding sales/marketing environment.
• Previous experience in managing and mentoring a team.
Desirable;
• A diploma or degree preferably in a marketing or business discipline. (professional experience achieving similar competence in this discipline would be an advantage to this role but is not essential).
• Knowledge of the Equestrian industry to include familiarity with the requirements of the respective governing bodies of the various disciplines preferred, but not essential.
This is very much a hands-on role with management responsibility and due to the nature of the business, some weekend and evening working. For the successful candidate, we are offering a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to develop your career and become part of a centre poised for big things.

To apply, please send your CV, covering note about yourself and expected salary to maggie@solihullridingclub.co.uk. Closing date: Monday 15th July. Interviews: Tuesday 23rd July.