PPA: JOB VACANCY – EXECUTIVE, Point-to-Point Authority Ltd (PPA)

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JOB VACANCY – EXECUTIVE, Point-to-Point Authority Ltd (PPA)
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be involved at the heart of one of amateur sport’s most precious assets.

The PPA is the governing body for the sport of Point-to-Point Horseracing, responsible for the sports’ development and success, as well as its administration and the provision of support and advice to all the participants.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual driven by success who has the ability to lead and represent the sport at all levels. Applicants must demonstrate strong administrative, marketing and communication skills, be forward thinking and capable of developing a strategy to ensure the continuing sustainability of the sport using their skills to increase participant numbers, nurture sponsorship income and broaden the sport’s reach across all media platforms.

Knowledge of all aspects of the sport would be advantageous but in social media it will be essential. The position is supported by the PPA’s office and staff of two based near Tetbury. The Executive will work closely with the Chairman of the Board which comprises four stakeholders, The Point-to-Point Secretaries Association (PPSA), The Point-to-Point Owners & Riders Association (PPORA), The Master of Foxhounds Association (MFHA) and the Jockey Club, with a further three Independent Directors.

Throughout the season an adaptable approach to working hours will be required along with a degree of travel so a flexible working time contract will be offered to the successful applicant.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter and C.V together with salary expectation to:
The Chairman, The PPA, 11 Trull Farm Buildings, Tetbury, Gloucestershire. GL8 8SQ

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 11th February 2014.

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