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Chief Executive Officer - Warrnambool Racing Club

The Warrnambool Racing Club, home of the renowned Grand Annual Steeplechase, conducts 19 race meetings per season, significant horse training activity and operates an onsite function centre.  An exciting opportunity to lead the Club as its Chief Executive Officer now exists.

This highly sought-after role is responsible for professionally, effectively and efficiently managing the Club's business activities, including stakeholder relationship management, and maximising revenue returns through the profitable conduct of racing and non-racing events and operations. 

You will ideally have demonstrated experience operating in a leadership role within a successful entertainment, hospitality, or event management setting.  Your application should demonstrate the following:

 

  • Strong commercial, financial and event management skills
  • An entrepreneurial approach with solutions based thinking to business development and growth
  • Sound business judgement and decision making capability
  • An ability to work with diverse stakeholders and build positive working relationships
  • Strong team leadership capabilities with experience in successfully managing and directing a diverse range of employees and contractors
  • Exceptional organisational, communication and public relation skills.

 

Whilst not mandatory, an understanding of the thoroughbred racing industry, and support for jumps racing, would be beneficial.

The successful applicant will be offered an attractive remuneration package and can look forward to contributing to the future vision of an exciting organisation.

Applications and requests for a copy of the position description are required by email to: waterhouse.steven@gmail.com Applications close 5.00pm Friday 7 August 2015.

Enquiries: Des Roberts, Chairman, 0407 334 885 

 

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