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: 

Senior Management Accountant Based at Sandown Park

We are looking for a Senior Management Accountant to join the London Region Finance team, based at Sandown Park.

You will act as a business partner and strong influencer to budget holders within the London Region as well as managing the relationship with the Shared Finance Centre to ensure the London Region is well served.

You will act as a business partner and strong influencer to budget holders within the London Region as well as managing the relationship with the Shared Finance Centre to ensure the London Region is well served.

The successful candidate will:

•       be a qualified Accountant  
•       have a business partnering background
•       have excellent influencing and communication skills
•       be able to engage with people at all different levels

Knowledge of Great Plains would be advantageous. 
 
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 including where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th February 2016 

Regional Sales Co-ordinator based at Haydock Park Racecourse

We are currently looking to recruit a maternity leave cover on a fixed term contract for approximately one year.

The ideal candidate will be a very organised and methodical person to manage the sales co-ordination of all bookings for Racing and Sponsorship on a temporary basis.  You will provide effective administration for all client events and support to the sales team both at Haydock Park Racecourse and the North West Region.

The person we are looking for will:
•      have excellent communications skills
•      be highly organised
•      be able to work well in a team as well as on their own
•      have experience of working in administration
•      be happy to work in a fast moving environment
•      have a flexible and adaptable approach
•      be able to work unsociable hours

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 including where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 12th February 2016


Group Data Analyst based at Sandown Park Racecourse

We are currently looking to recruit for the new role of Group Data Analyst in the Group Marketing team.

The successful person will provide information through data analysis that informs and drives the groups customer strategy and plans. It will also assist our regional sales and marketing teams with their plans and activities. Key parts of the role will be to participate in the development and execution of new Group Data and Customers strategies and provide reports and analysis on marketing activities. The role will be based at Sandown Park Racecourse.

To be effective in this role the candidate will have:

•   Strong knowledge of different data warehousing, analysis and reporting systems
•   Strong understanding and application of commercial and business analysis to support strategic decision making
•   The ability to produce clear reports and interpret trends, insights and make recommendations based on the data
•   Strong analytical, presentation and influencing skills
•   Experience of using reporting tools including Crystal reports, SQL Reporting Services, CSV extracts and Business Intelligence Queries

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 including where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th February 2016


Business Development Executive based at Carlisle Racecourse

We are currently looking for a Business Development Executive to join our small team at Carlisle Racecourse.

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.

If you would like to apply for the role please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk stating where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: 19th February 2016


Sales Coordinator – Conference & Events based at Exeter

We are currently looking to recruit a Sales Coordinator for Conference & Events.

The ideal candidate will support the Regional Sales team administering all bookings and be the first point of contact for clients.  You will communicate with all parties involved, internally and externally.

The successful person will have;
 
•     proven sales coordination experience
•     great organisational skills
•     excellent communications skills
•     experience within a fast paced environment 
•     passion to achieve 

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 including where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th February 2016

Event Coordinator – Conference & Events (12 month fixed term contract) based in Exeter

Due to the increase and growth within Conference & Events we are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the team at Exeter on a fixed term contract.

The ideal applicant will actively sell, grow and promote all C&E income streams to agreed targets, assisting the Business Development Executive C&E, in all Conference & Events functions and administration.  You will also assist with the operational running of events and the Conference Centre.

The successful person will have;

•       excellent communications skills
•       great organisational skills
•       enthusiasm and a proactive approach
•       experience within a fast paced environment
•       an eye for detail

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 including where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th February 2016 


Trainee Clerk of the Course, 12 Month Fixed Term Contract based in the North West

We are currently looking to recruit someone who has the ambition to train as a Clerk of the Course. This role will be initially based in the North West but will be required to travel and be based at other locations as required as part of the programme. 

The successful person will have: 

• a passion for horseracing 
• an interest in and ability to develop an in-depth understanding of turf husbandry, racing infrastructure, raceday planning and delivery and race programming 
• self-motivation 
• the ability to be a team player 
• the ability to think on their feet and relish in dealing with the unexpected. 
• the ability to communicate confidently when dealing with all levels of members of the industry and the media. 
• a valid driving licence and access to a car 
• the ability to demonstrate commercial acumen 

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in this fantastic opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk stating where you saw this vacancy.

Closing date for applications: Friday 12th February

Estates Assistant based in Market Rasen

We are currently looking to appoint an Estates Assistant based at Market Rasen Racecourse in the East region.  

The successful applicant will work closely with the Estates Person to assist in the improvement and enhancement of the estates and buildings at the racecourse.  They will have a good knowledge of health and safety which will include carrying out risk assessments, as well as the ability to operate low level machinery and gardening equipment.

Key attributes for this role will include;

•       a can do attitude
•       being a team player
•       good timekeeping and attendance

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

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 1st March 2016. 


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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