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Global Show Manager - San Diego Area

San Diego County, California 34478
United States
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Date Posted: 05/03/2023 | Last Updated: 05/03/2023
Farm Office Staff, Groom - FEI, Groom - Hunter/Jumper, Manager - Show Series, Show/Event Staff
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$80,000 - $84,999
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
This world-class, expansive staple of the California H/J Circuits is home to one of the top Show Jumpers in the US currently. With multiple farms across California, and a significant traveling show team, this facility is the textbook definition of exciting, high class sport. The home facility is exceptionally manicured, well staffed, and full of some of the best equine talent in the nation. This is an equestrian facility run as a true business, and offers life-changing opportunities to those who join the team.
Job Description
Looking for an experienced, outgoing, and responsible individual to manage this world-class Show Jumping travel team! This person should be well versed in competition at the highest levels of the H/J industry, and should have a passion for running a tight organizational ship. This position's two key aspects are: the management, training, support, and morale boosting of this team's incredibly hard working grooms & support staff, along with the maintenance of all office work related to the show team. You will be working in close concert with the Barn Manager, and will effectively be seen as the one who "keeps the wheels on the bus", similar to a Chef D'Equipe for our Nation's teams. Ideally this person will also be able to keep the riders organized with their horse/class list, and be able to manage the travel logistics as well. This person will work closely with the Controller to manage the payroll of staff, travel expenses, and travel allowance for staff on the road. This is, by no means, a small position, but it is an extremely rewarding opportunity to travel the world with an incredible group of top level horses & equestrians.

This *is* a traveling position, that has the ability to take you all over the world! Applicants for this position MUST love to travel, and be highly organized and efficient in their travel, as an anticipated 36-40 weeks out of the year will be away from home.
Job Requirements
- Motivate, Train, communicate with, and (to the best of your abilities) retain the traveling care team - this person must lead by example, and motivate the team to perform at the best of their abilities with their own positivity & work ethic!
- Organize and Manage all logistics related to travel for both team and horses
- Organize show days & help direct riders and staff throughout the day to ensure horses and riders are ready and present for every class
- Assist the barn manager with maintenance of records, entry qualifications, and travel paperwork for each horse on the team
- Manage and approve payroll and expenses in close concert with the Controller
- Oversee the records software to ensure it is UTD for each horse for vaccines, medications, supplements, etc - Grooms, vets, and team members will be regularly updating records
- Regularly update the team's social media, and maintain a professional but engaging presence online

*Must have at least 5 years of management experience with a strong Operations background
*Must have strong Equine Industry experience at the highest levels of sport
*Must have basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite for records
*Must be a positive, energetic, self-starter with a love for horses & travel
*Heavy travel is required (36-40 weeks/year)
- Health
- Dental
- Vision
- Lodging at shows
- 12 days of PTO annually
- Cell phone stipend of $75

*sadly no pets or personal horses will be allowed, due to the nature of the travel for this role
Description of Housing Provided
- Housing available on-site at home facility, or housing allowance provided for local candidates