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:

Groundsperson - Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham Racecourse is looking to recruit a Grounds person to join their team.

The successful candidate will be a key player in ensuring the course is maintained to the highest standard. Responsibilities will include tractor driving, strimming and general maintenance responsibilities as required.

Ideally you will have relevant experience in maintaining grounds, however, more important is being prepared to learn, work hard and take pride in what you achieve each day.

Applicants must have a current driving licence.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk Please call 01372 460493 if you would like an application form.
 
Closing date for applications: 7th May 2014

Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator - Market Rasen

A vacancy has arisen for a Sales and Marketing Co-ordinator based at Market Rasen Racecourse.

The successful candidate will have strong organisational skills and be confident in managing the administration of the sales and marketing function.  This role will include driving and delivering marketing initiatives with the General Manager and Regional Marketing team for all racing and non-racing events including two music nights.  There is also a strong sales focus, and the position will support the Sales team with the administration for all client events including preparation of invoices and function sheets.  There will be the opportunity to work on proactive sales and marketing projects when required.

If you are a team player, have a flexible approach with excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail then we would like to hear from you.

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 2nd May 2014


Grounds Person - Aintree Racecourse

We are currently looking to recruit 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 role then please send your covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk
 
Closing date for applications: Friday 25th April 2014

 

Operations Executive (fixed term 6 month contract) - Market Rasen Racecourse

We are currently looking to recruit a fixed term Operations Executive for approximately 6 months, based at Market Rasen racecourse.
 
The successful candidate will have experience of operations, working with contractors and a good knowledge of health and safety policies and procedures.  You must be extremely organised, be able to work as part of a team but also on your own initiative.  You will have excellent attention to detail, with strong administration and PC skills. 
 
A positive and flexible approach is key to this role as there will be a need to work on the busiest race meetings in the calendar, as well as 2 music nights.
 
If you are interested in this position then please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th April 2014

 

Regional Head of Sales – London Region

If you can sell out hospitality at a festival featuring the world’s greatest flat race, whilst also achieving ambitious growth plans across 135 other race days, building our successful conferencing and events business and expanding our first class sponsorship portfolio then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a dynamic Regional Head of Sales to lead the sales teams for Jockey Club Racecourses London Region which features 3 of Britain’s best known grade 1 racecourses

• Epsom Downs – Home of the Investec Derby the world’s greatest flat race

• Kempton Park – Britain’s busiest racecourse , home the William Hill Winter Festival and Europe’s busiest market

• Sandown Park – Home to the Coral Eclipse, bet365 Gold Cup and Tingle Creek where we have ambitious plans to become Britain’s favourite racecourse. The Exhibition News Small Venue of the year for the second year running.
 
Your remit is to manage our sales teams to build our success to the next level by leading our sales growth in 3 key areas:

• Hospitality – with 10% of the UK’s racing fixtures including the Investec Derby Festival we are looking to grow our race day hospitality sales in a very dynamic and competitive sporting and leisure environment

• Conferencing and events – we are open for business 365 days a year and are looking to maximise the return from our facilities. We are expanding in the meetings, conferencing, banqueting, markets and exhibitions business

• Sponsorship – we have strong relationships with our key sponsors we need to support these key customers and expand our portfolio to reflect our position in the market place.

We are looking for a strong leader with proven relevant experience who will take us to the next tier of our ambitious growth plans. The role is based at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey and there will be a requirement to travel to other racecourses as required.

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: Wednesday 30th April 2014


Regional Business Development Executive - Huntingdon Racecourse

We are currently looking to recruit a Regional Business Development Executive's which will be based at Huntingdon Racecourse.
 
The successful candidate will possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment and have the hunger to achieve, drive and exceed stretching sales targets. They will need to be an enthusiastic proactive sales person who is ready to take on the challenge of securing and maximising sales from existing customers and sourcing new sales opportunities.

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 25th April 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