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Employment Opportunities

View the available positions at AQHA and AQHF.

Position: Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting

Basic Function

To provide accounting and reporting functions for AQHA and Foundation programs.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and financial statements for Racing Challenge and Incentive Fund.
  • Perform inventory control and analysis for Quarter Horse Outfitters and Award Recognition Concepts.
  • For Foundation:
  • Serve as Accounting backup for One donation system and Infinium daily operations
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts, programs and projects
  • Prepare accounting and reporting of special events as requested
  • Prepare monthly Quarter Horse Outfitters sales tax report
  • Maintain accounting of contributions and pledges receivable
  • Review monthly asset purchases for description life and department to be entered into Fixed Assets
  • Reconcile operating bank account for the Association.
  • Submit positive pay file to bank twice weekly on checking accounts.
  • Proof monthly payroll upload printout against labor rate variance prior to posting to General Ledgers.
  • Assist in Preparation of Tentative and Final Budgets of the Association and Foundation.
  • Prepare analyses and other documents for annual audit of the Association and Foundation (Roll-forward schedules, legal and professional expenses, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as requested

Internal Relationships

Reports to the AQHA Senior Director of Accounting. Works closely with all Association and Foundation staff.

External Relationships

Has contact with auditors, banks and investment contacts.

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting required
  • CPA preferred, but not required
  • 2 years experience a must

To apply for the staff accountant position, send resume and cover letter to jobs@aqha.org by September 5.

Position: Assistant Manager of Marketing and Advertising

Basic Function

Develop AQHA’s print and online advertising and promotional campaigns.  Work with various departments and program managers to develop cost-efficient and effective marketing campaigns.  Implement and manage marketing programs to promote AQHA shows, events and programs. Support AQHA online marketing initiatives. 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute AQHA’s external print and online advertising and promotional campaigns in conjunction with the department heads and appropriate marketing and publications staff.
  • Work with the Senior Director of Marketing & Membership, Director of art/production, Senior Manager of Marketing & Membership and other key staff to develop creative for AQHA’s print and online advertising campaigns.
  • Negotiate the best rate for effective placement of AQHA print and online advertising along with securing added value.
  • Schedule and monitor all in house advertising for AQHA publications.
  • Fulfill all advertising requirements for sponsorships, alliance trade-outs and other external events.
  • Coordinate AQHA email blasts and internal web advertising and maintain accuracy of information on event landing pages on aqha.com.
  • Write marketing business plans for various areas and develop strategies to encourage American Quarter Horse ownership and AQHA membership.
  • Assist with the marketing, promotion and execution of AQHA events, as requested by the Senior Director of Marketing and Membership.  
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel as requested. Approximately 30 days per year. Some weekends. 

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, business or related agricultural field
  • Equine and/or agricultural experience preferred
  • Track record of action orientation, delivery and results
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team

Internal Relations

Report to Manager of Marketing and Membership and maintain regular contact with Association and Foundation staff and employees.

External Relations

Maintain contact with media, advertisers, AQHA Members and Directors, sponsored program/event liaisons, etc. 

To apply for the assistant manager of marketing and advertising position, send resume and cover letter to jobs@aqha.org by September 15.