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Operations Coordinator
The Washington International Horse Show is seeking an Operations Coordinator. This role will report to the chief operations officer and is responsible for office management and administrative duties as well as support for the activities of the chief operations officer including management of logistical and operational projects, and boutique vendor and souvenir strategy. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
The ideal candidate:
Is an organized self-starter and skilled in event management
Has a bachelor's degree and 1-5 years of relevant experience
Has an understanding of equestrian sport
Has strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Key responsibilities include:
Handling office management duties, coordinating logistics for key meetings, maintaining filing systems and organizational calendars, and providing administrative support to the bookkeeping function
Working with the chief operations officer to manage critical logistical projects including awards, entries, officials, hotels, permits, service contracts and venue logistics
Coordinating development and execution of boutique vendor strategy including research, drafting outreach packets, solicitation, follow-up, contracts and tracking, and managing onsite logistics, space assignments and related arrangements
Coordinating development and execution of the official merchandise and souvenir store strategy, including research and ordering, pricing, inventory and store management and maintaining the online retail store presence, inventory and fulfillment throughout the year
Helping coordinate logistics for special events including Barn Night and Kids' Day
To apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@wihs.org For more details, visit http://www.wihs.org/jobs/


Job Title: Digital Marketing Specialist, Weatherbeeta, USA
Reports to: Brand Manager
Department: Marketing
Location: Edison, NJ / Office based

Position Summary
As Digital Marketing Specialist, you are primarily responsible for the digital marketing efforts for all brands under the Weatherbeeta USA portfolio. Our results come from you driving the execution of the digital marketing plans into our retailers to ensure profitable sales growth and digital asset utilization for the business in the USA and Canada. A big part of the job is keeping your brands at the heart of the equestrian industry through creating & deploying communication assets, paid & unpaid, into the market. You also need to ensure your sales team colleagues have all the tools they need to execute your plans with customers.

Below are the primary responsibilities for the Digital Marketing Specialist. This job is not limited to these responsibilities and the candidate will contribute as needed toward other responsibilities within the marketing department.

Digital Point of Sale Assets
Seasonally create art briefs and work with our Australia design team to obtain desired artwork
Work with AUS and UK counterparts to proof and finalize all video and media content
Work with IT to manage our internally hosted digital asset library
Be able to speak the technical language of HTML and troubleshoot as needed
Own responsibility for the Point of Sale Asset library/website
Website Management: Internal and External
Internal
Seasonally changeover content on a portfolio of brand websites
Regularly update retailer listings on a portfolio of brand websites
Ensure all website content is functional
Compose weekly reports on website maintenance via Google Analytics and internal reporting tools
External
Work closely with our retail partners to ensure proper representation of our brands across their websites
Monitor retailer websites for updates and edits as needed
Own responsibility for ensuring retailers are fully utilizing our Digital Point of Sale assets
Partnership Marketing
Create art briefs to Australia’s design team for top-tier retailers who require personalized digital web banners, web content, etc.
Create customer-friendly presentation pieces to assist sales team in digital marketing asset sell-in


Skills/Knowledge/Competencies (Behavior)
Demonstrable skill in digital marketing aspect of marketing mix
HTML experience required with the ability to understand and speak the IT and web language
Excellent writing skills
Experience in paid digital campaigns preferred
Experience in retail and/or sales preferred
Has the ability to be well rated in the majority of company competencies:
Confidence & Enthusiasm, Company Pride & Team Focus, Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Technical Expertise

Please send a cover letter along with your resume to: Rana.Meier@weatherbeetausa.com for consideration.


Horseware Ireland – Sales Representative – Triple Crown Custom
For almost 40 years, Triple Crown Custom has been the blanket of choice for horse lovers around the world.
The craftsmanship and attention to detail make each individual blanket the ultimate symbol of style and luxury.
Only the finest fabrics and fittings are selected, tailored by skilled hands into custom-made blankets that are guaranteed to meet the expectations of the most discerning equestrian.
We are seeking a top sales professional who will be responsible for selling a diverse range of products in the equestrian market. The individual will have a sound knowledge of the industry, a proven sales background and notable communication and interpersonal skills.
The territory includes North America. You will be responsible for servicing existing accounts as well as prospecting and developing new accounts, generating sales quotes, and handling customer inquiries to help service customers and ultimately grow the business.
Additionally you will be responsible for reaching sales targets, participating in annual campaigns and leveraging the product in the marketplace.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Territory management with the expectation to meet and/or exceed monthly and quarterly sales goals.
Focusing on pro-actively identifying new business opportunities and maximizing the incremental revenue for existing and new customers to achieve sales performance goals.
Provide a high level of customer service and serve as a liaison between operations and customer service. Personally resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service or escalate to management when appropriate. Coordinates implementation of special order handling procedures.
Develop and increase sales of our products. Serve as primary contact for assigned customers and monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts. Understand their specific needs and recommend how to successfully grow their business.

Work with key accounts and identify and progress opportunities in existing accounts.

Continually strive to improve sales and product skills to become a product knowledge expert for Horseware products, services and their applications. Provide recommendations and participate in ongoing training as required to improve sales skills.

Complete monthly reporting. Develop accurate forecasts based on customer input, field intelligence, market trends and competitive assessment. Additional reporting as requested by management team.

Qualifications:

· Highly motivated and can work effectively both independently and as part of a dynamic team.
· Demonstrated time management and organization ability.
· Familiarity with a variety of sales concepts, practices, and procedures.
· Excellent communication, problem-solving and presentation skills are a must.
· Demonstrated ability to meet sales goals and overcome obstacles.
· Enthusiastic drive to succeed with obvious confidence and competitive nature.
· Solid prospecting abilities and excellent customer relationship skills.
· Skillful negotiation, presentation and closing abilities.
· Thorough knowledge of equestrian disciplines as well as equestrian fashion and trends.
· Ability to travel long distances by car and plane.
· Work shows and events throughout North America.
· Travel to Ireland as required for training.
· Extreme attention to detail and follow through mandatory.
· Flexibility to be away from home for extended periods.

Compensation:
· Base Salary
· Bonus
· Mileage reimbursement
· Cell Phone Expense
· Medical/Dental/Life Insurance benefit package
· Expenses

How To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to info.usa@horseware.com.


Part-time sales opportunity
COWGIRL Magazine is looking for part-time regional sales associates to handle our retail store program. The right candidates will have excellent email, phone and follow up skills as well as knowledge and/or a passion for the Western lifestyle.
The COWGIRL Magazine retail program offers select independent retailers and boutiques the opportunity to purchase issues for resale to its customers.
Work from home. Make your own hours. Job pays commission only.
Email inquiries to publisher@cowgirlmagazine.com


Equestrian Living Magazine: Social Media and Web Content Assistant

We get so busy creating Equestrian Living magazine that we could use help! EQliving is seeking assistance with social-media and web content. We’re looking for someone to join our team who has experience in the major platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter) a working knowledge of WordPress, Photoshop, and Equestrian Living’s design style and brand positioning.

The candidate will create content by summarizing and uploading pre-existing EQ Living magazine stories to our website using WordPress tools, and posting these stories and other items to our existing social media accounts regularly. Knowledge of the equestrian industry, high-end decor, design, fashion, and travel is imperative.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Edit and summarize, process images, and upload existing published stories to WordPress.
· Keep up to date on trends and events in the horse world we cover (hunter/jumper, polo, eventing, reining, arabian, etc. as well as equestrian-related architecture, design, decor, fashion, travel, people, etc.
· Create other content on the eqliving.com website as requested.
· Create and post content to each social media platform, once daily. (Can be programmed to be scheduled in advance)
· Work with our team to develop an overall strategy for social media that is appropriate to our brand and engages our readers.

Qualifications:
· Computer literacy and the ability to learn new skills
· Good writing and grammar skills, and familiarity with AP editorial style
· Knowledge of and access to Photoshop or similar photo editing software
· Familiarity with social-media platforms, how to pre-schedule posts, and the types of posts that work best for each platform.
· Communication and organizational skills.

Please visit our website: www.eqliving.com
Job is part-time as an independent contractor, and you can work from home.

Email resume and cover letter highlighting your experience, as well as your estimated hourly rate to devote approximately 7 hours weekly, to info@eqliving.com


EQUINE AFFAIRE, INC. MARKETING ASSOCIATE

JOB DESCRIPTION
Equine Affaire, Inc. is a small event production company located in London, OH, that is in the business of producing large educational horse expos that serve the horse industry nationwide. The company produces two Equine Affaires each year—one in Ohio and one in Massachusetts. Each Equine Affaire consists of an extensive program of clinics, seminars, and demonstrations complemented by a large trade show. Details about the company and events are available at www.equineaffaire.com

The Marketing Associate position is a full-time, non-exempt position at the London, OH, office. (Note: this job cannot be performed from a home office.) Job duties will include working with other staff in implementing the marketing plans for events produced by the company. Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, assisting with the marketing strategy and timeline for each event, distributing press releases, coordinating the print media ad campaign, assisting with the development and distribution of event flyers and posters, updating the company’s customer database, working with list broker on rental of mailing lists, coordinating the direct mailer campaigns, evaluating attendee demographics, communicating with trade show exhibitors to secure their involvement in promoting the events, facilitating the internet marketing campaign, updating Facebook and Twitter pages/accounts, updating information on the Web site, securing photographers and videographers for the events and archiving photos and videos, maintaining the file of testimonials from exhibitors and attendees, working with the marketing staffs of the event facilities and local convention and visitors’ bureaus on promotion of each event, fostering relationships with local media, collecting and analyzing attendee feedback, coordinating the Equine Affaire raffle, managing the equine publication distribution table at each event, and evaluating the effectiveness of various components of the marketing/advertising plan. The Marketing Associate will also be involved in a variety of other pre and post-event production projects as needed and assist with a variety of production responsibilities at the shows.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Please do not apply unless you meet these essential requirements)
· Knowledge of horses, equine disciplines, and familiarity with the horse industry
· Work experience in the advertising/marketing field and/or event production preferred
· At least a Bachelor degree in advertising/marketing, journalism, English, or related business field
· Computer skills: proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office software (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access); proficiency in Photoshop and graphic design software programs a plus, but not required
· Excellent grammar and written and verbal communication skills
· Extensive knowledge of social media / internet marketing
· Creativity and an eye for design/layout preferred
· High levels of maturity, organization, efficiency, and professionalism
· A strong commitment to accuracy and managing details
· Ability to multi-task and work effectively as a member of an event production team
· A sincere desire to have a long-term career with Equine Affaire, Inc.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Interested candidates should forward a current resume (including education and final GPA, work history, and three professional references); samples of press releases and other marketing pieces produced; salary requirements; and a brief description of involvement with and knowledge of horses.

No phone calls or walk-ins, please. Resume may be mailed, faxed, or emailed (as an MS Word document or Adobe PDF file) to the attention of Lori Helsel at:

Equine Affaire, Inc.
2720 State Route 56 SW
London, OH 43140
Fax: (740) 845-2879
Email: lhelsel@equineaffaire.com


Renaissance Equestrian Center has an opportunity for reduced board in exchange for morning stall cleaning 2-3 days a week through the winter. We average 12-14 horses. Indoor and outdoor arenas, trails, quiet and friendly environment. Access to dressage based lessons and training. Call 585-494-1313 for more details. Bergen NY.


The Carolinas Equestrian Magazine Seeks Advertising Sales Associate

The Carolinas Equestrian (TCE) has an opening for an advertising sales associate. This position includes ad sales in North Carolina (NC) and South Carolina (SC). Ad prospects include, but are not limited to, equestrian equipment for the horse and rider, apparel, competitions, riding destination venues, real estate, transportation, financial institutions and any ancillary products and/or services that support the equine industry in NC/SC. General knowledge of the equestrian sport and prior sales experience is required. The position is commission based with the ability to work from home and reside anywhere within NC/SC.

The Carolinas Equestrian (TCE) is a regional equestrian lifestyle magazine. TCE provides North and South Carolina with a complimentary magazine that features diverse equestrian content, in addition to regional artists, local entertainment, fine dining, jewelry, travel and more – attracting a variety of readers!

The magazine is published five times a year and offered in both print and digital formats. It is currently distributed via regional feed and tack stores, area businesses and equestrian shows/events in Aiken, Asheville, Blowing Rock, Camden, Charleston, Charlotte, Greensboro, Pinehurst, Raleigh, Southern Pines, Tryon and Waxhaw, among many more. It is a 64 page glossy stock publication, which can be viewed online at www.thecarolinasequestrian.com

Interested parties should submit resume and direct questions to owner/publisher Sally Kay at kaydence123@outlook.com.


Horseware Ireland – Sales Representative
Are you great at sales and love horses? We are looking to turn your passion into your profession.
Horseware is the leading global blanket manufacture with cutting edge technology and innovation. As the leader, we are committed to developing prominent product offerings and strong brand presence across all equestrian markets.
We are seeking a top sales professional who will be responsible for selling a diverse range of products in the equestrian market. The individual will have a sound knowledge of the industry, a proven sales background and notable communication and interpersonal skills.
We have two territory opportunities: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN and IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI. You will be responsible for servicing existing accounts as well as prospecting and developing new accounts, generating sales quotes, and handling customer inquiries to help service customers and ultimately grow the business.
Additionally you will be responsible for reaching sales targets, participating in annual campaigns and leveraging the product in the marketplace.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Territory management with the expectation to meet and/or exceed monthly and quarterly sales goals.
Focusing on pro-actively identifying new business opportunities and maximizing the incremental revenue for existing and new customers to achieve sales performance goals.
Provide a high level of customer service and serve as a liaison between operations and customer service. Personally resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service or escalate to management when appropriate. Coordinates implementation of special order handling procedures.
Develop and increase sales of our products. Serve as primary contact for assigned customers and monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts. Understand their specific needs and recommend how to successfully grow their business.
Work with key accounts and identify and progress opportunities in existing accounts.
Continually strive to improve sales and product skills to become a product knowledge expert for Horseware products, services and their applications. Provide recommendations and participate in ongoing training as required to improve sales skills.
Complete monthly reporting to Commercial Manager. Develop accurate forecasts based on customer input, field intelligence, market trends and competitive assessment. Additional reporting as requested by management team.
Qualifications:
· Highly motivated and can work effectively both independently and as part of a dynamic team.
· Demonstrated time management and organization ability.
· Familiarity with a variety of sales concepts, practices, and procedures.
· Excellent communication, problem-solving and presentation skills are a must.
· Successful track record within a dynamic, growth oriented organization.
· Demonstrated ability to meet sales goals and overcome obstacles.
· Enthusiastic drive to succeed with obvious confidence and competitive nature.
· Solid prospecting abilities and excellent customer relationship skills.
· Skillful negotiation, presentation and closing abilities.
· Thorough knowledge of equestrian disciplines as well as equestrian fashion and trends.
· Must reside within the following territories: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN or IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, OH, WI.
Compensation:
· Base Salary plus bonus
· Mileage reimbursement
· Cell Phone Expense
· Medical/Dental/Life Insurance benefit package
· Expenses
How To Apply:
Please email you resume and cover letter to info.usa@horseware.com.


Account Executive.
American Farriers Journal - Offsite
American Farriers Journal is looking for a positive and energetic Account Executive to join our team. Someone who is experienced in online and print ad sales, results-oriented and can develop and maintain long-term relationships with existing and new clients.
We’re seeking the kind of person who is self-motivated, willing to work hard, problem-solve and take a consultative approach to winning business. You must be a self-starter, high energy, be able to develop successful business relationships and professionally represent a publication that is tops in its field.
Great opportunity that will reward your hard work and results.
About Us:
Based in Brookfield, Wis., Lessiter Media is an established and growing 35-year-old niche media company serving the equine and agricultural industries with our digital, print and event platforms.
We are viewed by the industries we serve as trusted market leaders and are a multi-award winner for outstanding journalism for American Farriers Journal in the equine market, Farm Equipment, Ag Equipment Intelligence, Rural Lifestyle Dealer, No-Till Farmer, Conservation Tillage Guide, Dryland No-Tiller, Strip-Till Farmer, Precision Farming Dealer and Farm Catalog in the agricultural market. In addition, we also host these industry-leading in-person events: International Hoof-Care Summit, National No-Tillage Conference, National Strip-Till Conference and Dealership Minds Summit.
Our culture, rooted in family ownership and entrepreneurship, fosters and rewards performance. We encourage all team members to take ownership of his or her position and take responsibility to lead and innovate. We consider our employees to be our most valuable asset and provide training and support for career growth and success. 
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and an amazingly rewarding culture and environment.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a great company and a great team. If you are interested in pushing your sales career upward we’d like to hear from you. Competitive compensation package, salaried base plus commission, benefits include health, dental, 401K match & annual profit sharing.
Responsibilities
• Initiate sales and marketing calls to prospective and current clients.
• Maintain and build relationships with existing clients.
• Prepare proposals and respond to RFPs.
• Strategize with clients and provide strategic marketing solutions.
• Hit target prospecting and revenue quotas.
• Work internally, across departments, to create compelling media solutions for advertisers.
• Create custom sales presentations.
• Travel to visit clients and periodically to our office.
Qualifications
BA/BS or equivalent.
Minimum of 1-2 years of sales or marketing experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Self-motivated.
Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Prospecting and cold calling skills.
Self-confidence.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, exciting environment.
Excellent written and presentation skills.
CRM experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Please send resume and cover letter to jmcgovern@lesspub.com with “Account Executive” in the subject line.


Morris Media Network Consumer Marketing Manager
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Salary: Commensurate with experience; includes comprehensive benefits package
Position available: Immediately
Position Summary: Morris Media Network is seeking an experienced Consumer Marketing Manager with a proven track record of delivering consistent revenue growth for established brands. This role requires experience in executing consumer marketing initiatives across print and digital channels. The Consumer Marketing Manager will develop and work with associated team members and publishers to execute innovative marketing programs to drive subscription sales and deepen brand engagement across direct mail, print, online and social channels. The ideal candidate is an innovative marketer who goes beyond the dynamics of traditional subscription marketing to engage with subscribers and prospective consumers to creating robust and lasting relationships with the brands. It is critical that this role collaborates effectively with colleagues and external partners.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Collaborate with senior managers, publishers and associated teams to develop strategies and tactics that achieve growth in subscriber acquisition, retention, product sales and single copy sales
Meet growth targets for circulation and product revenue while improving the efficiency of customer acquisition and retention
Focus on consumer acquisition and retention as well as subscriber support/customer service
Provide production reports and analysis to executive management
Use analytics and reporting to drive strategy and promotion planning.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience.
Minimum 3 years circulation marketing, consumer marketing or related experience.
Send resume and cover letter to Patty.tiberg@morris.com