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: 

Sales & Marketing Coordinator Fixed Term Contract - Huntingdon Racecourse

We are looking to recruit a Sales & Marketing Coordinator on a fixed term contract, the position is based at Huntingdon Racecourse.
 
The successful candidate will be confident in managing the sales and marketing coordination, whilst supporting the Sales Team across the East Region.  This will include the administration for all hospitality events, preparing invoices and function sheets accordingly as well as being involved with marketing initiatives with the General Manager and Regional Head of Marketing.  You will have exposure of working on proactive sales and marketing projects when required.
 
 The ideal person will be;

•self-motivated and enthusiastic
•a team player
•flexible in their approach
•organised with excellent communication skills
 
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please submit your covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd April 2015.

Chief Executive, Racing Welfare

 

Racing Welfare provides help for those in need, who work, or have

worked, in the British racing and thoroughbred breeding industry. We give professional guidance and lifelong support to the unseen army of dedicated staff whose work is vital for the well-being of our sport.

We are now seeking to appoint a Chief Executive who will work alongside the Chairman and Trustees and will provide inspirational leadership, develop and deliver our strategy, lead our fundraising and raise our profile to increase our impact.

You will have a successful track record of leadership coupled with strong corporate skills. You will be a skilled communicator, be comfortable engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and have a well-developed network of contacts.

You will have a real passion for racing and an empathy with our supporters and beneficiaries.

Ultimately, we are seeking a highly motivated leader to develop our strategy and deliver modern, tailored, sustainable services to our key beneficiaries.

This is a full time position but for an exceptional candidate we would consider 3 days per week on a flexible basis.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including your salary expectations to: recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 27th March 2015  

Racing Welfare - Welfare Executive & Database Administrator

Reporting to the Head of Welfare, the successful applicant will play a key role in providing high level administrative, technical and IT support to deliver frontline welfare services.

This position requires strong and proven administrative abilities, combined with experience of using databases for monitoring and evaluation purposes. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential alongside the ability to deal with information of a confidential and sensitive nature. Accuracy and attention to detail are key requirements for this role.
This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic and flexible person to become completely involved in the charity and to become an integral part of delivering Racing Welfare’s strategy and vision.

If you wish to apply, please email Human Resources at recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk for an application form.  Please note Racing Welfare are unable to accept applications via CV. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th April 2015

Security Guard at Haydock Park Racecourse

We have a vacancy for a Security Guard to join the team at Haydock Park Racecourse.  You will undertake a range of duties in support of the security requirements for the racecourse.

To be successful in this role you will:

• ideally have knowledge of alarm, fire and CCTV systems and experience of operating these
• be thorough and methodical
• be reliable and able to work to a 24 hour shift pattern
• have the ability to contribute well within a small team
• be capable of working alone and use your own initiative
• have a valid driving licence is need for this role.

If anyone is interested in finding out about the above vacancy please send your cv and a covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 27th March

Porter at Aintree Racecourse

We are looking to recruit a Porter at Aintree Racecourse to assist in the setup of our function rooms to our customer requirements. This will be for racing and for events. We need someone who will be able to install all in-house audio visual equipment and ensure they are working.

The successful person will:

• An adaptable and flexible approach
• be proud to maintain high standards of cleanliness and presentation in front and back of house areas
• have an appreciation of working in a health and safety conscious way 

If anyone is interested in finding out about the above vacancy please send your cv and a covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 27th March

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