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: 

Purchase Ledger Assistant – Shared Finance Team (Based in Cheltenham) - Maternity Cover

 We are looking for a Purchase Ledger Assistant for approximately 10 months to cover a period of maternity leave.
 
Key responsibilities include:
 
¨       matching purchase invoices to electronic purchase orders via Great Plains
¨       operating the document management system
¨       coding & posting purchase invoices to system, using Great Plains approvals & deferral module
¨       reconciling supplier statements
¨       controlling account reconciliations e.g. purchase ledger month end process
¨       assisting with queries from internal and external customers by email and telephone
 
The successful person will:
 
¨       have relevant purchase ledger experience
¨       a high level of accuracy and an eye for detail
¨       be an excellent team player
 
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter along with your completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (link is above on this page).

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th July

Regional Commercial Administrator - Newmarket

 Newmarket Racecourses are looking to appoint a Regional Commercial Administrator to provide effective administrative support to both the Head of Sales and Head of Operations.
 
The role will provide full administrative support to the Heads of Sales and Marketing and also work with their teams on administrative tasks which includes (but not limited to):  sending out brochures, preparing events sheets and liaising with relevant teams, keeping client information up to date on the database and liaising with the Finance team regarding payments.  
 
The successful candidate will:
 
¨       have excellent organisation skills and be able to multi task
¨       have excellent communication skills as there will be a lot of interaction with internal and external customers.
¨       be a team player
¨       be positive and proactive
 
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter along with your completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (link is above on this page).
 
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th July 2015

Operations Executive - Wincanton Racecourse

We have a vacancy for an Operations Executive at Wincanton Racecourse. 
  
Your main responsibilities will include preparing facilities for events, meetings, conferences and racing as per the event sheets.  You will be the main liaison with the Integral contact maintaining high standards of cleaning and hygiene across all areas of the racecourse.  You will also oversee all Health and Safety matters and ensure that we comply with legislation at all times.
  
 The successful person will:
  
 ¨       have an excellent eye for detail and possess a positive ‘can do’ attitude
 ¨       have the ability to work on their own initiative and be a team player
 ¨       have high standards of customer satisfaction
 ¨       ideally have knowledge of Health and Safety legislation


If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk stating where you saw the position advertised.

Please can you also complete and return our application and equal opportunities monitoring forms which are available via the link above. 

Closing date for applications: 10th July 2015 

Golf Centre Assistant - Aintree Racecourse

A vacancy has arisen for a Golf Centre Assistant based at the Golf Course at Aintree Racecourse.  The position is part time on Saturday and Sunday working 7 hours each day between the hours of 7am and 7pm.

The successful person will:

•    have knowledge of the golf industry and the rules of golf
•    be an excellent team player with a flexible approach
•    have excellent communication skills

If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk stating where you saw the position. 

Please can you also complete and return our application and equal opportunities monitoring forms which are available via the link above. 

Closing date for applications: 3rd July 2015.

General Manager - Jockey Club Rooms

The Jockey Club Group has a vacancy for the position of General Manager at the Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket . The Rooms have been at the heart of British horse racing for over 250 years. Operating primarily as a private members club, the Rooms is seeking to continue to develop its position as a prestige venue for corporate and private functions The General Manager, who reports directly to the Jockey Club Estates MD, is responsible for the efficient and effective management of all aspects of the Rooms operations, ensuring that the highest standard of service is delivered at all times. 

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual who has experience of working at managerial level in high end hospitality/catering and who has the proven ability to successfully deliver high profile events. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to lead, motivate and develop a team of people.

In addition, to be successful in this role you will need:

•       a meticulous eye for detail;
•       the appropriate gravitas to maintain a high profile presence in this type of prestigious environment;
•       the ability to work as part of the close-knit JCE senior management team, and as part of the wider Jockey Club Group;
•       experience of setting and adhering to budgets;
•       proven commercial acumen and sales and marketing skills that will deliver results;
•       an engaging and approachable style that allows you to establish a rapport with people at all levels;
•       the ability to roll up your sleeves and work alongside your team when required;
•       an interest in food and wine and a working knowledge of Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Food Hygiene and Licensing laws.

We have appointed an external recruitment consultancy to deal with this vacancy so if you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and CV to James West at mailJW@truenorthhumancapital.com  by Monday 15th June. 

Grounds Person - Aintree Racecourse

A vacancy has arisen for an organised and proactive team player for the position of Grounds person based at Aintree Racecourse.

The successful candidate will be required to work within the grounds, gardens, golf course and world famous racecourse.
 
Applicants will possess;
 
•qualifications in either sports turf, horticulture or landscape
•a clean driving licence and hold a tractor driving licence
 
Spraying certificates, (PA1, PA2a and PA6) would be an advantage as well as chainsaw NPTC.
 
Some unsociable hours will be required due to the regional nature of the business including occasional evening, weekend and Bank Holiday work.
 
If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk stating where you saw the position.

Please can you also complete and return our application and equal opportunities monitoring forms which are available via the link above.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th June 2015.


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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