Careers

Are you looking for a career with The Jockey Club?

We employ more than 500 people at locations around the UK across a diverse range of roles, including management, sales, marketing, finance, racecourse clerking, groundstaff, events management, operations, communications, human resources, estates management, race planning, stud technicians, welfare officers and administration.

We seek to recruit, develop and promote the best people, investing in their training and development, and are proud to hold Investors in People accreditation.

As an equal opportunities employer we want everyone who embarks on a career with The Jockey Club to reach their full potential.

We seek talented people who would relish working within a Group that places high value in excellence, commitment, collaboration and a prosperous and sustainable future for British horseracing.
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Current opportunities: 

Green Keeper - Wincanton

We are looking to recruit an experienced Greenkeeper to join the small Grounds team.  This position has responsibilities for both the preparation and maintenance of the golf course and also to help with the racing surface when required.
 
Key requirements are:

•  Knowledge of turf husbandry at a golf course
• Taking pride in the overall standard and appearance of the estateA clean driving licence and be prepared to
•  A clean driving licence and be prepared to work with different machinery

If you wish to apply for this position please forward your covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22nd October 2014.

Operations Executive - Warwick

The key responsibilities of this role are to oversee and implement the planning, organisation and presentation of all racing and non – racing events at the racecourse, liaising with internal teams and external contractors.  You will oversee all Health and Safety matters and ensure that we comply with legislation at all times.
 
Key requirements are:

• Relevant experience in an operational role
•  Excellent attention to detail
• Strong organisation, planning and administration skills
• Working knowledge of Health and Safety policies and procedures

If you wish to apply for this position please forward your covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 2014. 

Location Accountant - Jockey Club Catering

Location Accountant
Jockey Club Catering at Newmarket Racecourses
Full Time
Competitive Salary

We are looking for an experienced Location Accountant to join our team at Newmarket Racecourse.  The successful applicant will oversee and run the accounts function and should be either a qualified account or willing to work toward a recognised qualification.

We are looking for somebody who can demonstrate:

• Preparation of management accounts and forecasts
• Internal financial controls and audit experience 
• People management skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Computer literate
• Intermediate level experience of Microsoft Desktop Applications

Main duties to include:

• Preparing Annual Budgets
• End of Day reports
• Weekly Trading Accounts
• P&L
• Miscellaneous analytical reporting as required
• Monitoring Payroll
• Cash Control

If you are interested in this vacancy please send your CV and covering letter to melissa.brown@compass-group.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 2014.

Regional Sales Coordinator, Conference and Events - London Region

We currently have a great opportunity for a Regional Sales Coordinator, Conference & Events based at Sandown Park Racecourse in the London Region.
  
The ideal candidate will support the Regional C&E Sales Manager in managing the administration of the conference & events function and to assist in maximising sales from new and existing customers, whilst working closely with and supporting the Regional Conference & Events Sales team. 
  
To be successful in this role you will possess;

•Proven sales coordination experience gained in a fast moving environment
•Have the passion to achieve, drive and help exceed stretching sales targets
•Excellent organisational skills
•A keen eye for detail
 
If you are enthusiastic, proactive and ready to take on a challenge to help maximise sales then we would like to hear from you. 
  
If you wish to apply for this position please forward your covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 21st October 2014

Regional Head of Marketing - East Region

We have a vacancy within the East region senior management team for a Regional Head of Marketing. Based at Newmarket, but also incorporating Huntingdon, Nottingham and Market Rasen, this exciting role is focused on developing and executing a wide range of marketing strategies to drive race day admissions, secondary spend levels and non-race day revenue streams across these three racecourses.
  
Key responsibilities include:

•Having full ownership of the ticketing function to maximise Advance and Race Day sales as well as improve CRM capabilities.
•Enhancing brand positioning of each racecourse to increase market share of local and regional leisure spend.
•Developing and manage cutting edge digital strategies to maximise footfall and brand awareness.
•Devising and implement marketing plans that drive the delivery of hospitality sales and C&E business.
•Building strong media relations with consumer, racing and trade press during the build-up and execution of high profile race meetings.
•Leading and inspiring the regional Marketing team to drive innovation and deliver outstanding results.

Increasing race day admissions through the delivery of an effective and balanced marketing strategy on a local, regional and national scale.  

We are looking for applications from candidates who have experience of developing high level marketing strategies and who have created and implemented innovative campaigns across the full marketing mix to increase revenue across a variety of income streams. The successful candidate will have strong strategic acumen with the ability to lead on planning as well as being ‘hands-on’ enough to deliver effective campaigns and with the outstanding communication and influencing skills required to effectively drive engagement with the brand across all internal stakeholders.
  
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 2014.

Events Co-ordinator - Aintree Equestrian Centre

The Equestrian Centre based at Aintree Racecourse is looking to recruit an Events Co-ordinator. The position involves assisting with the promotion and generation of sales, operational support and organisation and running of competitions and events held at this multi-functional facility.
 
Candidates will possess:
 
•  Sound knowledge of the equestrian industry preferably with experience of organising horse events
•  The ability to use their own initiative and deal with people across all levels
•  A hands-on approach
•  Excellent communication skillsThe ability to think on their feet

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 2014

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Please note: we only recruit new employees when we have vacancies, so please do not send us your CV on a speculative basis.

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