All new employment with Waikato Stud is subject to the 90 day trial period. This is to ensure that the Stud can be confident that any new employee is able to meet the high standards expected by the Stud and gives the opportunity for any new Employee to experience the work and decide whether work at the Stud is for them.

A copy of the Individual Employment Agreement is available on request. Please contact Gareth.

Contact: Gareth Downey
Phone: 07 888 7717 or 021 433 073


Waikato Stud, New Zealand is a world renowned Thoroughbred nursery dedicated to the breeding, rearing and development of elite racehorses. We believe in sustainable growth through producing the highest quality product, innovative practices and simply being the best in our business.
An opportunity has arisen for an innovative Marketing/ Brand and Communications Manager to join our senior management team.

Our brand carries decades of success and history and an undeniable association with quality and performance. The successful candidate will deliver strategic input and direction for our brand, and fit into our fun yet professional and rewarding environment.
This role will have a strong focus on the Waikato Stud Brand and Communication strategy and execution.

You will bring to the table innovative and contemporary thinking, think digital, think growth;
Be free to make this role your own; we are embarking on big projects that require big thinking;
Design and implement marketing initiatives that have a global reach;
Exceptional internal and external communication skills;
Demonstrated Event management experience;
You will have a roll your sleeves up attitude (this is where the magic happens!)

These opportunities are few and far between, so if you have the personality, energy, stamina, passion and proven success with your Marketing career, don't delay apply today.

Only people with the right to work in NZ can apply, please send your resume and covering letter (highlighting your greatest career achievements to date) to careers@waikatostud.co.nz

Contact: Pippa Hay
Phone: +61 21 433 264


This position involves leading colts and fillies at the Premier Yearling Sale
The sale runs from the end of January through to the beginning of February.
Multiple experiences leading colts and fillies through the ring at other sales a must.
Successful applicants must be experienced with yearlings, reliable and motivated.

Contact: Gareth Downey
Phone: 07 888 7717 or 021 433 073

2018 Waikato Stud Vet Locum

Waikato Stud seeks an experienced Vet Locum to join our existing Veterinary team for the 2017/18 breeding season.
Responsibilities will include providing professional veterinary care and treatment to the stud’s valuable bloodstock.
Successful applicants must have at least one year's Veterinary reproductive experience, which can be supported by excellent references.

Contact: Dr. Chris Phillips
Email: Chris@waikatostud.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 21 833 103 or (+64) 7 888 7717

Courtza Park Full-Time Trackwork Rider

NZ’s leading stud farm is seeking an experienced trackwork rider for our Courtza Park operation.
The successful applicant will have good hands and will be confident with young thoroughbreds. They will also be honest and reliable and will preferably weigh under 65kgs.
If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you.
Please apply in writing to Gareth Downey

Contact: Gareth Downey
Phone: 07 888 7717 or 021 433 073
Applications close 5pm, 15 October

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