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Administrator, Ontario Sires Stakes Program (1 year Contract)

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Administrator, Ontario Sires Stakes Program (1 year Contract)
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Ontario Racing Management
Milton
Our rich history is a big part of who we are.  With historic roots dating back over 135 years, Woodbine is steeped in tradition. We have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry, creating winning experiences for all our guests.

We are also currently on an amazing 20-year journey to ‘build a city within a city’ and transform the largest privately held land in Toronto into one of Canada’s premiere entertainment destinations.  This journey will unlock the value of approximately 700 acres of land, leading to job creation and the revitalization of our communities, while enhancing our ability to share the thrill of horse-racing and cementing our place as an entertainment powerhouse. 

We also take care of our PEOPLE. Here are some of the things we offer:

Full Group Benefits Plan
Pension
Paid Vacation
Discounts on Food
Ontario Attractions Discount
Free Parking
Opportunities for Advancement
Social Responsibility Initiatives
 
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Our Values & Beliefs
 
| WOW EVERY GUEST | OWN IT! | LISTEN & CONNECT – PEOPLE MATTER | FUEL THE FUN & PASS IT ON | TRUST IN OUR TEAM | #WE CARE | PURSUE YOUR POTENTIAL |BE BOLD| BE ALL IN | 

Are you interested in a career in the sports and entertainment industry? Do you want to help the Ontario Sires Stakes achieve its goal of delivering a world class Standardbred horse racing program? Then we want you on the Ontario Racing Management team!

Ontario Racing is responsible for directing breed improvement programs, setting an annual program of races and purses, attracting new horse owners, building a fan base, and connecting the industry with government and the general public. Ontario Racing serves as the voice of the province’s horse racing industry and works closely with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation towards the integration of horse racing into OLG’s gaming strategy.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Woodbine Entertainment Group, Ontario Racing Management executes the mandate of Ontario Racing and supports the vision of the Board of Directors and Horse Improvement Program Committees, including the world class Ontario Sires Stakes program (https://oss.ontarioracing.com/).


OVERVIEW:
Reporting to Ontario Racing’s Senior Manager, Horse Improvement Program and Governance, you will be the key source of information for the province’s Standardbred horse people and racetracks, answering questions, collecting fees and keeping the database up to date. Your goal will be to deliver outstanding customer service, maintain orderly financial records and promote Ontario’s best Standardbred racehorses.  Your success will ensure the $16 million Ontario Sires Stakes program continues to be ranked among the best in North America, while you develop and expand a diverse skill set working with our small and enthusiastic team.


REQUIREMENTS:

• Outstanding customer service delivered by telephone, email and presentation
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
• Strong attention to detail and familiarity with data entry
• Understanding of basic bookkeeping/accounting
• Commitment to learning about all aspects of the OSS program
• Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer Service: The information hub for the Ontario Sires Stakes program, you will answer questions from participants across North America, racetrack staff members, board and committee members.

Finance Management: Distribute the payment forms, collect and deposit the cheques, remit the taxes and keep an eye on the program budget in cooperation with the finance team.

Information Management: Keep the database up to date, track program statistics, create the annual schedule and ensure eligibility of each Ontario Sires Stakes horse.

Marketing and Promotion: Working with the marketing and communications team, deliver outstanding Championship events; prepare, edit and distribute annual program guides; facilitate the annual host racetracks meeting; update the website.