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Careers at Old Mill Saddlery

The Best Career in Equestrian Retail

As Ireland's leading equestrian retailer, we provide exceptional career opportunities across many different skill sets. As a forward-thinking and well establised organisation, we offer a wealth of prospects for students, skilled workers and experienced equestrians. We have a large superstore based just outside Carrickfergus which employs around ten full and part-time staff. Our retail staff not only take care of customers and provide knowledgeable advice on all things equestrian, but often have the opportunity to work along-side our master saddle fitter, assisting with saddle fit clients. 

Reasons To Work For Us

Job Satisfaction

Just like us, horses have been a big part of your life. You'll work alongside like-minded people and have access to further training on various aspects of tack, equipment and riding wear. As well as the benefits included, you'll find working with us is easy-going yet challenging and rewarding.

Further Your Career

As an innovative and growing organisation, there are many opportunities for you to further your career within our company.

Work With Your Passion

Fortunately, when you work for us you'll be working within the industry that you're passionate for. We have various professional opportunities available throughout our business in retail, management, marketing, warehousing, PR, accounts, e-commerce, graphic design and ICT. The equestrian industry is a fast-paced and innovative environment. Work alongside world-renowned brands, join us and strive for success.

Current Vacancies - We're Hiring!

We're currently recruiting for a retail assistant in our busy retail store based in Ballycarry, County Antrim. This position is full time and permanent. 

The role includes;

  • Greeting customers who enter the shop.
  • Stock control and management.
  • Assist shoppers to find the goods they are looking for.
  • Being responsible for operating the till, processing cash & card payments.
  • Stocking shelves.
  • Answering queries from customers.
  • Reporting discrepancies and problems to supervisor. 
  • Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers.
  • Balancing cash register with receipts.
  • Dealing with customer refunds.
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean to include vacuuming and mopping.
  • Responsible for dealing with customer complaints.
  • Working within established guidelines, particularly with brands.
  • Attaching price tags to merchandise on the shop floor.
  • Responsible for security within the store and being on the look out for shoplifters and fraudulent credit cards etc.
  • Receiving and storing the delivery of large amounts of stock. 
  • Keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays.

 Qualifications/Required Experience;

  • Excellent customer care.
  • Being comfortable working with members of the public.
  • Should have a confident manner.
  • Must be helpful and polite.
  • Assistants may be required to lift large amounts of stock.
  • You should have a comprehensive understanding of your area of sales ie. retail, horse equipment etc.
  • Able to work as part of a sales team. 
  • Knowledge of inventory techniques. 
  • Must be completely flexible with regard to hours of work as the hours include late nights and weekends.

To apply for this post download our application form and monitoring form. Completed forms should be emailed to kerrie@saddlery.biz or posted to

Job Applications

Old Mill Saddlery

110 Larne Road

Ballycarry

County Antrim

BT38 9JN

The closing date for this post is 28th September 2017.

Get In Touch

We're always interested in hearing from potential employees, so even if you don't fit within a current vacancy please send us your CV with a covering letter to info@saddlery.biz

We're particularly interested in candidates who would suit roles within sales, warehousing, marketing, ICT, accounts and stock control.