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Posted by Equestrian Western Australia on 15/09/2016.

Team Manager Required for WA National Show Horse Team

EWA is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the volunteer position of Team Manager with the WA Show Horse Team for the 2016 EA Show Horse & Rider Championships. The event will take place at the Werribee Park in Victoria on 2-4 December 2016.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Team Manager

Team Managers are responsible for the coordination and representation of teams and individuals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attendance at all technical meetings at the competition
  • Responsible for the declaration and withdrawal of competitors and horses entered
  • Assisting with the administration of entries
  • Organising team activities prior to and at the event
  • Maintaining a contact database
  • Providing support and information to team members

Skills/Personal Characteristics         

  • A high Level of knowledge and understanding of competition requirements and rules in their discipline
  • An ability to provide leadership in team situations
  • An ability to handle conflict and manage change
  • An ability to work as part of a team and exercise initiative when required, work calmly under pressure, be competent professionally but also be able to gain the trust and respect of riders and their support teams
  • A very high level of organisational and administrative skills  
  • Encourage full participation by each team member and encourage team cohesion
  • Have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills demonstrating sensitivity and tact and encourage positive communication between all Team members and Event officials
  • The ability to handle confidential information in a way that encourages confidence amongst riders, owners and support staff.
  • Show willingness to comply with EA and EWA Policies and Codes of Conduct
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check.
  • Be willing to work hard as a personnel member
  • Display an enthusiastic attitude and embraces the Spirit of State Team
  • Be willing to purchase and wear the official team uniform
  • Confidential, honest, trustworthy, motivated and proactive, with a high degree of personal and professional integrity


A package will be negotiated to include related travel, accommodation and out of pocket expenses for the duration of the event.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can submit a cover letter and resume to Rhiannon Bealey at [email protected] by close of Business 5pm Monday 10 October 2016.