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Work Experience Opportunities at Musketeer Events

VolunteerJobsAs we gear up for the start of the season, starting with Barefoot Estates Burnham Market International 13th – 15th April 2017, we have a number of work experience positions available, either for the whole season or at stated dates below.

At Musketeer Event Management you will work alongside a fun and friendly team helping run our events across the country doing a varied and rewarding tasks.

If you are looking to gain essential experience working in the events world, wanting to do something with substance to put on your CV or are just interested in all things horsey and want to see how it all works behind the scenes, then please have look at the opportunities below and if you think any positions could be suitable for we would love to hear from you!

Burnham Market International – Admin / Work Experience Position (Monday 3rd April– Monday 16th April 2017)
The successful applicant will be assisting in the organisation, preparation and running of the Burnham Market International Horse Trials (13th – 15th April 2017). Based in Brancaster, Norfolk, you will be expected to work long hours and weekends.
The roles and responsibilities for the available position will include:
• Assist in the general preparation of the events which will include working outside
• Work front of house during the event
• Liaise with officials and volunteers
• Help manage social media platforms

Houghton International – Admin / Work Experience Work Experience Position (Monday 15th May – Friday 2nd June 2017)
The successful applicant will be assisting in the organisation, preparation and running of the Houghton International Horse Trials (13th – 15th April 2017). Based in Brancaster, Norfolk, you will be expected to work long hours and weekends.
The roles and responsibilities for the available position will include:
• Assist in the general preparation of the events which will include working outside
• Work front of house during the event
• Assist in the management of the many additional classes and arena activities
• Liaise with officials and volunteers
• Help manage social media platforms

The Pony Club Championships – Admin Volunteer / Work Experience Position (Tuesday 1st August – Friday 25th August 2017)
The successful applicant will be assisting in the organisation, preparation and running of The Pony Club Championships (Friday, 18th – Tuesday 22nd August 2017). Although based in Brancaster, Norfolk you will be expected to travel across to Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire with the team.
The roles and responsibilities for the available position will include:
• Assist in the general preparation of the events which will include working outside
• Working as part of the stable management team during the event
• Assist in the administration of stable bookings

Key skills required for all three Work Experience Positions include:
• Work long hours, plus some weekends, under pressure!
• Be a strong team member
• Good administrative skills, including working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written
• Strong time management skills and self-motivation
• Confidence and assertiveness
• Attention to detail
• A real enthusiasm for creating quality events
• Driving licence and car
• Enjoy seeing hard work making great successful events!

Please note there is a degree of flexibility with the start and finish dates if necessary.
Although these are Admin Volunteer / Work Experience placements, successful applicants will have their expenses covered, plus accommodation can be provided if necessary.
Applications to harriet@musketeer.co.uk (Please submit a CV with contact for any referees) – Deadline: 28th February 2017

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