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Jockey Agent Resume

Jockey agent is a sport agent in the field of horse racing. As any other sports agent, jockey agents represents, procures and negotiates contracts for the players in their care. This service is rewarded with a percentage from the players' earnings. Although it might seem a simple job to do that only implies some negotiation skills; the responsibility of a jockey agent is very big and decisive for the jockey's success. Jockey agents have to be knowledgeable in the field of horse racing and should be able to determine a horse's chances of high performances in the field. They need to have a keen eye for horses and all other relevant information about the horse like there breed, there bloodline. They have to select the horses with the best chances, and this means an evaluation of their behavior, temperament, physical shape and so on. They have to negotiate fees with horse owners and obtain the best deals for their jockeys. Once the jockey is associated with a specific horse, the jockey agent needs to procure and negotiate employment and endorsement with horse-racing agencies.

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They decide upon all the racing conditions and details and collaborate with riders in order to determine schedule and availability. A jockey agent resume is best represented by previous experience and significant results in the field. A jockey agent with a good reputation has best chances in signing a contract with a rider, but less known agents have chances by underlining their ability to assess horse capacity and negotiate contracts.

Sample Jockey Agent Resume

Personal Details

Name: Carmen Silva
Birth date: 12.12.1980
Address: 2345 Willow Street San Diego, CA 65784 USA
Phone: (202) 502-43264
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Married, no children
Driver's license: Yes

Objective

My objective is to make a successful team with a beginner jockey so that they can grow and develop into a seasoned rider and use my connections in and off field and my knowledge and skills in procuring the best contracts.

Summary

Jockey agent with experience and knowledge in evaluating horse racing abilities, looking to represent a beginner rider.

Skills/Competencies

  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledgeable in horse behavior
  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking skill
  • Time management skills
  • Determined and motivated
  • Good marketing skills
  • Good administration and management skills
  • Good media skills
  • Decision taking and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in evaluating horse racing abilities
  • Proficient with accounting and economic principles and practices
  • Computer knowledge: Windows XP, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good in understanding human psychology

Work Experience

Jockey Agent, 2004–2008

Responsibilities

  • Procuring and negotiating contracts with horse racing agencies and horse owners
  • Establishing fees and schedules, racing conditions
  • Keep client informed about the current industry trends
  • Making and maintaining new relations with individuals and organization to get more client success
  • Organizing promotional engagements for the client
  • Making sure that the client is getting best horse and is competing in right races
  • Scheduling events, programs, and activities to promote client
  • Maintaining clients legal as well as financial matters like investment or taxes
  • Supporting my employer jockey and facilitating proper training
  • Making accounting statements for client
  • Interviewing and hiring coaches and advisers for improvement in performance and techniques
  • Resolving conflicts regarding payment and contract terms and negotiating with others

Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, North California University
  • Master of business administration in sales and marketing
  • Certification in professional horse jockey agent

Areas of interest

  • Horse racing
  • Sports
  • Animal behavior
  • Business

References

Jim M. Bedford,
Professional Jockey

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