Administrator – Working Dog Activities Team

Governance and Education Department 

 

The Working Dog Activities Team is responsible for facilitating the processes that support all working dog activities including Obedience, Agility and Field Trials. As an Administrator you will provide secretarial and administrative support for all Committees, Councils and Working Parties within the Working Dog Activities Team, part of the Governance and Education Department. The Governance and Education Department is responsible for monitoring Kennel Club Regulations and liaising with competitors, judges and competition organisers.

Your role will be to co-ordinate administration activities for the Working Dog Activities Team with particular emphasis on meeting preparation and relevant follow up plus the arrangement of future meetings and logistics. In addition you will be responsible for supporting the Accredited Trainers and Agility mentoring programme.

The ideal candidate will have a good level of administration experience, proven database experience and strong IT skills including Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Excellent written and communication skills are essential as is the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines. Excellent organisation skills and a grasp of the English language are essential. You will be confident and comfortable working on your own initiative as well as assisting the team as required. Knowledge of the canine world is desirable, plus an interest in dogs as you will be dealing with a range of people from the canine world on a daily basis. It is essential therefore that you are also an effective and confident communicator.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to the HR Department, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, Piccadilly, London, W1J 8AB or email your application to jobs@thekennelclub.org.uk. Closing date for applications is 24 April 2019.

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