Jobs at Desert Palm Riding School

Desert Palm Riding School currently has the following career oppertunities:

Equestrian Operations Manager

Fantastic opportunity to head a professional and dedicated team in the dynamic and international environment of Dubai. The position reports to the General Manager of the riding school.

Looking for a truly dynamic and organised equestrian professional to work in one of Dubai’s leading equestrian clubs located in a uniquely green and well-equipped complex, yet 20 minutes from the city centre. The club has both a livery section as well as an active riding school totalling 100 horses. Activities span across multiple disciplines including show jumping, eventing, dressage, cross-country, pony club or hacking.

Key responsibilities shall include:

  • Manage a team of instructors, including part-time instructors.
  • Liaise with the Yard Manager on all issues focussing on the wellbeing of our horses.
  • Personally deliver equestrian instruction to livery and external customers.
  • Organise and contribute to events and competitions.
  • Ensure all club standards are adhered to, specifically for instruction and safety.
  • In collaboration with the General Manager, set and monitor performance levels for team in order to achieve business goals.

Required skills:

  • The ideal candidate must have a high standard of teaching experience BHS qualified or similar.
  • Excellent team leadership skills, previous experience necessary.
  • Languages: English is mandatory, additional languages, specifically Arabic would be an advantage.
  • Given Dubai’s cultural diversity, the candidate must show cultural awareness and an ability to communicate efficiently with such an international clientele.

This position presents provides a growth opportunity for both the candidate and the team to be managed. We offer competitive remuneration with fringe benefits including accommodation and medical insurance.

Please forward all CVs including a photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on +971 56 455 89 24. All applications shall be treated in confidentiality.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Riding Instructor

Fantastic opportunity to train and mentor both children and adults as part of a dedicated team in the dynamic and international environment of Dubai. The position currently reports to the Equestrian Operations Manager of the riding school.

Looking for a truly dynamic and organised equestrian professional to work in one of Dubai’s leading equestrian clubs located in a uniquely green and well-equipped complex, yet only 20 minutes from the city centre. The club has both a livery section as well as an active riding school totalling 100 horses. Activities span across multiple disciplines including

show jumping, eventing, dressage, cross-country, pony club or hacking.

Key responsibilities shall include:

  • Deliver equestrian instruction to riding school, livery and external clients.
  • Monitor and strive to improve current riding levels.
  • Ensure all club standards are adhered to, specifically for instruction and safety.
  • Consider welfare of all school horses as paramount during lessons or whilst competing.
  • Organise and contribute to events and competitions.

Required skills:

  • The ideal candidate must have a high standard of teaching experience, either BHS qualified or International Passport equivalent.
  • Excellent pedagogical approach to training.
  • Languages: English is mandatory, additional languages, specifically Arabic would be an advantage.
  • Given Dubai’s cultural diversity, the candidate must show cultural awareness and an ability to communicate efficiently with such an international clientele.

This position provides a unique growth opportunity for the candidate within a dynamic team. We offer competitive remuneration with fringe benefits including accommodation and medical insurance.

Please forward all CVs including a photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on +971 56 455 89 24. All applications shall be treated confidentially.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Administration and Events Coordinator

Fantastic opportunity to support a professional and dedicated team in the dynamic and international environment of Dubai. The position reports to the General Manager of the riding school.

Looking for a truly dynamic, customer focused and organised professional to work in one of Dubai’s leading equestrian clubs located in a uniquely green and well-equipped complex, yet only 20 minutes from the city centre. The club has both a livery section as well as an active riding school totalling 100 horses. Activities span across multiple disciplines including

show jumping, eventing, dressage, cross-country and  pony club

Events include  photoshoots, parties and film shoots.

Key responsibilities shall include:

  • Liaise with the General Manager regarding generating new business and sponsorship for the centre.
  • Manage a team of office staff handling office administration, bookings and logistics.
  • Act as first point of contact for new and existing customers.
  • Keep all health records and inventories up to date in conjunction with the Yard Manager and Equestrian Operations Manager.
  • Organise and contribute to events and competitions.
  • Ensure all club standards are adhered to, specifically for instruction and safety.
  • In collaboration with the General Manager, set and monitor performance levels for their team in order to achieve business goals.

Required skills:

  • The ideal candidate must have a high standard of computer literacy, including MS Office suite applications. Marketing skills for social media also required, including updates to website and facebook content.
  • Previous events management and marketing experience would be a plus as candidate shall organise competitions and events during the season.
  • Team leadership skills required.
  • Languages: English is mandatory, additional languages, specifically Arabic would be an advantage.
  • Given Dubai’s cultural diversity, the candidate must show cultural awareness and an ability to communicate efficiently with such an international clientele.

This position presents provides a growth opportunity for both the candidate and the team to be managed, as well as an opportunity for interaction in an international environment. We offer competitive remuneration with fringe benefits including accommodation and medical insurance.

Please forward all CVs including a photo to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on +971 56 455 89 24. All applications shall be treated confidentially.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Contact


Desert Palm Riding School
Al Aweer Road
Dubai
Tel: +971 4 323 8010
Mobile: +971 50 451 7773
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.