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.

As part of our commitment to diversity and equal opportunities we ask you to click here to complete our application form and equal opportunities questionnaire. Please submit this with your application to be considered for the role you are applying for.
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Current opportunities: 

Stable Manager - Epsom Downs & Sandown Park Racecourses

We are looking to recruit a Stable Manager to be responsible for the racecourse stables at both Epsom Downs and Sandown Park Racecourses. 

This role will ensure that at both courses the stable complexes, saddling boxes and sampling units are properly maintained and kept in a safe and hygienic condition in compliance with BHA guidelines, whilst also overseeing the smooth running of these areas on racedays.  There will also be a requirement to carry out routine maintenance within the stables, such as woodwork, guttering, drainage and fencing as and when required. The individual will be expected to travel between each venue as required.
 
The successful candidate will have;
 
• a proactive approach and the ability to use their own initiative
• excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• the ability to build positive working relationships with visiting stable staff and trainers
• the willingness to be a team player and to have a flexible approach

Experience of working within a racing stable yard is desirable but not essential.

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th January 2015

Purchase Ledger Assistant

We are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant who will be based at The Shared Finance Centre at Enterprise House in Cheltenham.
 
The successful candidates will assist the team with various accounting functions, showing that they are both efficient and accurate in all that they are asked to perform.  They will have an enquiring mind and an eye for detail.  It is important that applicants already have their AAT qualification or are studying towards their AAT finals.

To apply for this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and CV to the HR team.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th January 2015

Handyperson - Cheltenham

This is an interesting opportunity for someone who is hands on.  You will be working in a team and mainly assisting with general maintenance issues such as small building works, plumbing and painting.   We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and keen to get on.

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th January 2015

Treasury Assistant

We are looking for a Treasury Assistant who will be based at The Shared Finance Centre at Enterprise House in Cheltenham.
 
The successful candidates will assist the team with various accounting functions, showing that they are both efficient and accurate in all that they are asked to perform.  They will have an enquiring mind and an eye for detail.  It is important that applicants already have their AAT qualification or are studying towards their AAT finals.

To apply for this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and CV to the HR team.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th January 2015

Business Development Executive, Racing - Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse is looking to recruit a Business Development Executive, Racing.

The ideal candidate will support the Regional Racing Sales Manager in maximising sales from new and existing customers whilst working closely with and supporting the Regional Racing Sales team.

The successful candidate will have;

• confidence in sourcing sales leads and pitching to potential customers
• the passion to achieve, drive and exceed stretching sales targets
• proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving or hospitality sales environment
• excellent communication and organisation skills

To apply for this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and CV to the HR team.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd January 2015

Groundsperson - Carlisle

We currently have a vacancy for a Grounds person at Carlisle Racecourse.

To be successful a basic knowledge of turf husbandry and groundsmanship would be desirable but a willingness and desire to learn the required skills is more important.

Candidates will possess:

• good communication skills
• the ability to work hard and be a proactive member of the team
• a clean driving licence

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th February 2015

Groundsperson - Newmarket

Newmarket Racecourses operate two of the UK’s most prestigious racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the July courses. 
 
We are seeking to recruit a Grounds person to join the dedicated grounds team. 
To be successful in this role a basic knowledge of turf husbandry and groundsmanship would be desirable but willingness and desire to learn the required skills is more important.
 
The successful person will:

• have good communication skills
• the ability to work hard and be a proactive member of the team
• a clean driving licence
• be prepared to work with different machinery as required

This is an exciting time to join the Jockey Club Group. If you would like to apply please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 4th February 2015

Regional Business Development Executive - Nottingham

We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Business Development Executive at Nottingham Racecourse.

The ideal candidate will support the Regional Racing & C&E Sales Manager in maximising sales from new and existing customers whilst working closely with and supporting the Regional C&E Sales team with events, hospitality and sponsorship packages.
 
The successful candidate will have;
 
• confidence in sourcing sales leads and pitching to potential clients
• the passion to achieve, drive and exceed stretching sales targets
• proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environmenta proactive approach with excellent communication and organisation skills

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th January 2015

Event Manager - Aintree

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Event Manager at Aintree Racecourse.
 
The Event Manager at Aintree is tasked with ensuring the safe, efficient and successful operation of all events at the venue by pro-active advance planning and effective duty management on site.  This will involve liaising closely with exhibition, conference, banqueting and event organisers regarding their requirements, providing technical and logistical information and advice and supervising and assisting with the setup of the events. 

The successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

•excellent verbal and written communicator
•highly organised
•able to take responsibility for staff management and schedulingknowledge of or willingness to learn of the Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th January 2015

Regional Business Development Executive - Huntingdon Racecourse

We have a great opportunity for a Regional Business Development Executive based at Huntingdon Racecourse.

The successful candidate will proactively drive and promote the conference and events business for Huntingdon Racecourse, converting sales enquiries into confirmed business and maximising sales from new and existing customers. You will possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment. 
  
This role requires you to work closely with the racecourse team to assist with the effective selling of hospitality and sponsorship packages in order to contribute to the achievement of sales targets. 
  
The successful candidate will have;

•a proactive approach
•excellent communication skills
•excellent organisation skills
 
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 30th January 2015 

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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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