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: 

Business Development Sponsorship - Cheltenham

Cheltenham Racecourse is looking to recruit a Business Development Executive - Sponsorship.

You will work with the Regional Sponsorship Manager to proactively sell sponsorship and advertising to achieve and exceed sales targets for the region’s racecourses. The successful person will effectively manage the on-going relationship with existing race day sponsors and official partners
A key responsibility of this position is to ensure the requirements of sponsors and partners are successfully delivered at each race day. There will be a requirement to attend racedays to meet customers and ensure they receive the highest level of customer service.

Key requirements are:

• Previous experience in a sales role
• The drive to meet and exceed sales targets
• Proven organisation and customer service skills
• Excellent communications 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: Wednesday 1st October 2014
 

Regional Conference and Events Manager - London region

The position will work with the Head of Sales in developing and managing the sales activities to achieve increased sales and exceed financial targets in conference and events sales. The role is based at Sandown Park Racecourse with regular travel to Kempton Park and Epsom Downs. They will lead the BDE team in maximising business from both new and existing customers through developing innovative ideas and new approaches and ensure we always deliver the best experience to all our customers.

The successful person will:

• have proven sales experience gained in a proactive sales environment
• be able to demonstrate how they have delivered and exceeded tough targets
• have experience of managing and developing a team
• have a strong understanding of the conference and events business
• have excellent relationship building skills and be confident in going out and pitching to potential clients
 
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th September 2014

IS Support Analyst

Based at Sandown Park Racecourse, the successful candidate will be required to provide service desk support on a rota basis, make regular scheduled site visits, undertake project work when required and provide on-site technical support for major events around the group. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience in this diverse environment and develop a career in IT.

The successful person must:

• Have a passion for wanting to provide a high level of customer service
• possess excellent communication skills
• Be self-motivated
• Be a team player
• Have enthusiasm to learn about and develop their knowledge of IT systems

Operational and technical training will be provided to ensure that the successful candidate is able to provide the very best support to our customers and help to manage a complex IT infrastructure.

If you would like to applu for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th September 2014

Operations Executive - Exeter Racecourse

An opportunity has arisen for an Operations Executive on a permanent contract based at Exeter racecourse.

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.

Candidates will possess:

•     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 are interested in applying for this opportunity then please submit your covering letter and CV to: recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 19th September 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.

THE JOCKEY CLUB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER