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: 

Event Manager - Aintree

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Event Manager at Aintree Racecourse.
 
The Event Manager at Aintree is tasked with ensuring the safe, efficient and successful operation of all events at the venue by pro-active advance planning and effective duty management on site.  This will involve liaising closely with exhibition, conference, banqueting and event organisers regarding their requirements, providing technical and logistical information and advice and supervising and assisting with the setup of the events. 

The successful candidate will have the following characteristics:

•excellent verbal and written communicator
•highly organised
•able to take responsibility for staff management and schedulingknowledge of or willingness to learn of the Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th January 2015

Regional Marketing Executive, Conference and Events - Sandown Park Racecourse

We are looking to recruit a Regional Marketing Executive, Conference & Events to work as a key part of the marketing team based at Sandown Park Racecourse.
 
This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual, with relevant B2B and B2C marketing experience, to manage all aspects of the London Region’s conference and events marketing, whilst supporting the hospitality and sponsorship sales teams as required, for Sandown Park, Epsom Downs and Kempton Park racecourses.  The role will involve strategic marketing planning and implementation with the objective of driving awareness of the excellent facilities on offer across the region to grow C&E revenue.
 
Candidates will possess:

•excellent communication skills
•excellent organisation skills
•the ability to work under pressure
•a valid driving licence
 
This role will work closely with the Regional Head of Marketing, Regional Head of Sales and liaise with the regional sales teams as well as managing relationships with external agencies including creative, media and PR. A working knowledge and understanding of digital marketing is key with previous experience of managing digital marketing campaigns.
 
If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th December 2014

Research Assistant - Jockey Club Estates 

We are currently looking for a graduate with excellent report writing skills to assist our MD with research and report creation.  

The ideal person will be confident, enthusiastic, self motivated and comfortable working independently as well as an excellent verbal and written communicator.  Knowledge of the property business is very desirable and equine knowledge would be helpful.

This is a 6 month fixed term contract.  

If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk


Closing date for applications: 19th December 2014

Racing Sales Coordinator - Aintree Racecourse

An interesting new opportunity has arisen to manage the sales co-ordination of all bookings for Racing and Sponsorship providing effective administration for all client events and support to the sales team across the region.  

The successful candidate will be preparing pre and post race day paperwork including all invoicing and ticket/badge requirements, maintaining records on client files preparing event sheets and catering information sheets.

You will be able to communicate confidently and fluently both verbally and in written form, be extremely organised and have previous experience of client facing roles.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd January 2015.

Regional Business Development Executive - Huntingdon Racecourse

We have a great opportunity for a Regional Business Development Executive, based at Huntingdon Racecourse.

The successful candidate will proactively drive and promote the conference and events business for Huntingdon Racecourse, converting sales enquiries into confirmed business and maximising sales from new and existing customers. You will possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment. 
  
This role requires you to work closely with the racecourse team to assist with the effective selling of hospitality and sponsorship packages in order to contribute to the achievement of sales targets. 
  
The successful candidate will have;

•a proactive approach
•excellent communication skills
•excellent organisation skills
 
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st December 2014.

Group Head of Marketing

We have an exciting new vacancy for a Group Head of Marketing. The successful person will work with the Group Sales and Marketing Director in developing and implementing brand and marketing strategies for the group and its racecourses to drive revenue.
 
The successful person will:

• Have a track record of commercial success in a senior marketing position
• have experience of developing, leading and executing marketing strategies to drive revenue & profit
• have created and implemented innovative campaigns across the full marketing mix to increase revenue across a variety of income streams.
• have strong strategic acumen with the ability to lead on planning as well as being ‘hands-on’
• have outstanding communication and influencing skills be able to effectively drive engagement with the brand across all internal stakeholders.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to apply@nolanpartners.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st December 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.

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