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: 

Regional Sales Co-ordinator based at Sandown Park Racecourse

This position will manage the sales co-ordination for all C&E, exhibitions and sponsorship whilst supporting the other teams in the region as required.

To be successful in this role you will:

• have proven sales co-ordination experience gained in a fast moving environment
• have the passion to achieve, drive and help exceed stretching sales targets
• possess excellent organisational skills
• have 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.

Closing date: Friday 13th March 2015.

Regional Business Development Executive - Warwick Racecourse

The successful candidate will proactively drive and promote the racing and conference and events business for Warwick Racecourse, converting sales enquiries into confirmed business and maximising sales from new and existing customers.

The successful candidate will have:

• proactive sales experience gained in a busy sales office
• achieved and exceeded stretching sales targets
• excellent communication and organisational skills

Closing date: Friday 13th March 2015.

Ticketing and Membership Executive - Sandown Park Racecourse

We are now recruiting for a Ticketing & Membership Executive to be based at Sandown Park Racecourse. This is an important role that will oversee and review all existing ticketing and membership processes. You will be working to constantly streamline and develop our processes whilst liaising with the marketing, finance and operations teams to create best practice.  

We are looking for someone to take a hands on approach to this area of the business and capitalise on every opportunity.  You will be expected to act as an ambassador for The Jockey Club at Racedays, exhibitions, open days; this will involve occasional out of hours working.

The successful person will:

• have good bachelor’s degree
• Evidence of the ability to collate and analyse data and make recommendations
• Demonstrate the capacity to understand the systems and processes and then to troubleshoot/make improvements
• Be a confident self starter with a creative approach
• Have basic understanding of the Sales and Marketing roles
• Have the ability to work both within a team and independently
• Have a desire to develop both themselves and the business
• Have excellent communication skills
• Have an interest in Racing

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: 6th March 2015

Business Development Executive - Carlisle Racecourse

Carlisle Racecourse is currently looking for a Business Development Executive to join their small team.

The role involves proactively driving and promoting the Hospitality and Conference and Events business for the Racecourse, converting sales enquiries into confirmed business. It is a busy course with always something going on so it is very rare for there to be a quiet moment!

The successful candidate will:
• possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment
• have the hunger to achieve, drive and exceed stretching sales targets.
• be ready to take on the challenge of securing and maximising sales from existing customers and sourcing new sales opportunities.

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 11th March

Groundsperson - Aintree

A vacancy has arisen for an organised and proactive team player for the position of Groundsperson based at Aintree Racecourse. 
 
Applicants must have previous knowledge of groundsmanship and greenkeeping.   They must also have a clean driving licence and hold a tractor driving licence. 
 Some unsociable hours will be required due to the nature of the business including occasional evening, weekend and Bank Holiday work.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity email your CV and covering letter to the HR team at recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th March 2015.

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