The Jockey Club of Canada is seeking a full-time General Manager. 

The manager will report to the Chief Steward. The successful applicant will be responsible for all Jockey Club of Canada related duties, including but not limited to: 

  • Reporting to the Chief Steward (Director)
  • A wide range of clerical, secretarial and administrative support, including filing, record keeping, document preparation, reception and other duties as assigned
  • Day to day operation of office: answering phone calls, emails and letter mail, as well as banking responsibilities
  • Coordinate office activities to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Organizing and Administrating Board of Stewards, Members and Committee Meetings
  • Serving as secretary at meetings, writing and distributing minutes
  • Bookkeeping, budgeting and year-end/audit preparation
  • Maintaining duties related to the operation of the field office for The Jockey Club Registry 
  • Compiling Canadian statistics and information for International Cataloguing Standards Committee, International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities as well as various other racing organizations
  • Compiling voting statistics, organizing, administering and directing the annual Sovereign Awards event
  • Liaising with organizations locally, nationally and internationally
  • Attending industry functions as a representative of The Jockey Club of Canada
  • Updating and maintaining The Jockey Club of Canada’s website and social media channels
  • Development of press releases and prepare information for the media
  • Plan and execute organizational social media activities including developing and scheduling of posts

Required Skills

  • General knowledge of the Thoroughbred Racing Industry
  • Ability to work independently, highly motivated, positive, flexible and a team player 
  • Strong organization skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Deadline and detail oriented, organized with good planning skills 
  • General office and computer skills using Microsoft Office
  • Experience with QuickBooks or other bookkeeping software is an asset
  • Event planning skills are an asset
  • Website updating skills are an asset.

Expected start date: May 1, 2022 

(Only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00-$55,000.00 per year

Additional pay: Bonus pay

Benefits: Dental care, vision care, paid time off

Schedule: 8 hour shifts Monday to Friday

To apply, please send a quality cover letter with your resume to jockeyclubcanada@gmail.com.