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Updated 27 September 2023

As an organisation we are committed to welcoming new people to our team regardless of their background and we therefore welcome applications from anyone irrespective of age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, disability, marital status, religion, or belief.


British equestrian vacancies

Secretariat Assistant

  • Position: Part time, 30 hours per week
  • Location: Abbey Park, Stareton, Kenilworth, CV8 2XZ
  • Salary: £21,000 depending on experience. Position includes medical cover and generous pension scheme
  • Closing date: 17:00 on 1 December 2023. Interviews will be held on the week commencing 11 December 2023

An exciting opportunity has arisen to play a pivotal role in our Secretariat department, which is responsible for our international relations and the administrative functions that it fulfils as the National Federation for Great Britain.

We are  looking to recruit a Secretariat Assistant to join our small and friendly team to help provide that essential support to all areas of our work as a National Federation and Passport Issuing Office. The Secretariat Assistant will report to the Head of Secretariat and will provide broad support for the international administration of the National Federation, as well as being responsible for the day-to-day administration of our passport functions.


If you think this is a role you’d be passionate about, please apply through Be Applied.

Member body vacancies

British horse society

Technology Finance & Governance Officer

The Technology Operations Team provide the services and support to enable our colleagues to effectively deliver the charities activities and objectives. BHS are looking for a Finance & Governance Officer to ensure that new and existing services are procured and managed correctly, technology expenditure is monitored, controlled and robust asset and risk management is in place.

The role will be integral in ensuring the technology team can effectively and continuously support colleagues with services and solutions that are well managed, controlled and governed through their entire lifecycle, ensuring that any appropriate documentation and processes are in place.

Here’s some information on the role:

  • BHS delivers a range of equestrian charitable objectives, along with providing membership offerings and educational programmes to the wider equestrian community.  
  • The Technology Team supports our charitable work and income streams by providing solutions and services that fit the needs and requirements of our organisation and ensuring those solutions are comprehensive and effectively implemented and supported.  
  • The Technology Finance & Governance Officer will be key to ensuring that new and existing services are procured correctly, technology expenditure is monitored and controlled in line with agreed budgets, and that robust asset and risk management is in place. They will monitor, control, and forecast technology expenditure, manage hardware and software asset management, maintain the technology contracts register, roadmap and risk register, as well as supporting the technology team through procurement processes and audit activities.
  • The successful candidate will report to the Head of Technology Operations and join an experienced Technology Team that is friendly, supportive, dedicated, and promotes training and development.

Full time role (35 hours per week), based at BHS HQ near Stoneleigh, Warwickshire (agile working arrangments available).

Circa Starting Salary: £27,000

Finance Governance Officer

How to apply: please provide a cover letter/personal statement highlighting your relevant skills and experience and how they meet the essential skills for this role, along with a CV, and send your application to For further details on this and other opportunities, please visit

Closing date for applications: 4 December 2023

Horse Care and Welfare Volunteer Coordinator

This role is required to contribute to the success of the Horse Care & Welfare Department in its aim to prevent breaches of equine welfare by recruiting, training and supporting the BHS volunteer network of Horse Care & Welfare Volunteers. The successful candidate will be overseeing both of the Welfare based volunteer roles; Horse Care & Welfare Advisers, and Friends At The End volunteers.

You will have the responsibility for the BHS Horse Care & Welfare Advisers recruitment process which will include organising, promoting, and delivering a schedule of virtual training sessions as well as face to face when needed. You will work closely with our team of employed Horse Care & Welfare Field Officers as well as our Volunteer Department. You will have excellent equine knowledge and be confident in developing our existing Horse Care & Welfare Adviser role to encompass wider proactive welfare education activities. You will be confident in supporting Horse Care & Welfare Advisers through challenges faced in the field and be able to offer help with any queries or concerns regarding their role. You will also manage the recruitment process, and the e-Learning training platform for our other volunteer role, Friends At The End.

This is a full time role based at BHS HQ near Stoneleigh, Warwickshire (hybrid working from home and office).

Circa salary: £24,000

Horse Care & Welfare Volunteer Coordinator

How to apply: please provide a covering letter and CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience and send along with your application to For further details of this and other opportunities, please visit

Closing date for applications: 8 December 2023