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: 

Maintenance Operative – Market Rasen

Market Rasen Racecourse is currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Operative who will provide general maintenance services such as decorating, carpentry, plumbing, fencing, plastering and groundsworks in both internal and external areas.

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 a willingness to provide the best service to our customers and the team
• ideally have a professional trade qualification
• have a proactive approach
• have experience of working in a commercial environment with working knowledge of Health and Safety policies and procedures.
• hold a valid driving licence.

If you are interested in applying 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 June 2015

Regional BDE – Conference and Events (based at Newmarket Racecourses)

The East region is looking to recruit a Business Development Executive to support the Regional C&E Manager in maximising sales from new and existing customers whilst working closely with and supporting the Regional Sales team.

To be successful in this role you will:

• possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment
• have the passion to achieve, drive and exceed stretching sales targets
• be confident in sourcing sales leads and pitching to potential clients.

If you are enthusiastic, proactive and ready to take on the challenge of securing and maximising sales from existing customers and sourcing new sales opportunities, then we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: 1st June 2015

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and CV to the HR team stating where you saw this position. Please can you also complete and return our application and equal opportunities monitoring forms which are available via the link above.

Christmas Party Co-ordinator - Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse are looking to recruit a Christmas Party Co-ordinator on a fixed term contract until the end of January 2016.
 
To be successful in this role you will support the sales team as required including updating sales forecast documents, as well as invoicing and ensuring payments are made on time.  The role includes communication with the operations and catering teams as well as acting as a welcome host on Christmas Party nights and New Year’s Eve, ensuring all communications with our customers are faultless.
 
The candidate will possess:

•strong organisational and administration skills
•excellent communication skills
•an eye for detail

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk by Monday 25th May 2015. Please include your salary expectations and where you saw this vacancy.

Regional Racing Business Development Executive - Cheltenham

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Regional Racing Business Development Executive to join our team in Cheltenham.

Working closely with the Regional Racing Sales Manager, the successful candidate will proactively drive hospitality business for the region's racecourses and convert sales enquiries into confirmed business.

The successful person will:

•    have proven sales experience gained in a proactive sales environment
•    be able to demonstrate how they have delivered and exceeded sales targets
•    have excellent relationship building skills and be confident in going out and pitching to potential clients
•    have the proven ability to exceed customer expectations
•    have an innovative approach

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk by Friday 22nd May 2015. We also need a completed equal opportunities monitoring form which is available at the top of this page.

Finance and Administration Assistant – 25 hrs per week Mon-Fri, Cheltenham

This is an excellent opportunity to support the Finance team in providing a service to the South West region, based at Cheltenham Racecourse
 
The successful candidate will be able to:

•perform financial analyses, reconciliation and compilation
•assist with the set-up of financial systems and processes for race meetings and other events
•Provide administration support for the SW Finance Director and the Department
•communicate confidently in writing, on the telephone and in person
•work accurately and efficiently on a variety of tasks
 
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk by  Friday 22nd May 2015. We also need a completed equal opportunities monitoring form which is available at the top of this page.

Regional Racing Business Development Executive - Aintree

We are seeking to recruit a Regional Business Development Executive to join our Regional Sales team based at Aintree Racecourse

This exciting role involves proactively driving and promoting the hospitality business for the Racecourse, converting sales enquiries and leads into confirmed business.
 
The successful candidate will:

•possess proven proactive sales experience gained in a fast moving environment.
•have the energy and 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 are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk by  Friday 22nd May 2015. We also need a completed equal opportunities monitoring form which is available at the top of this page.

Regional Racing Operations Manager (Maternity Cover) - Cheltenham

We are seeking to recruit a Regional Racing Operations Manager to join our Regional Operations team based at Cheltenham Racecourse

This role is overseeing and implementing the planning, organisation and presentation of Cheltenham race days, managing the relationships with all third party contractors and the wider community.
 
The successful candidate will be accomplished at:

•making sure that racegoers have the best possible raceday experience
•planning and multi-tasking
•organising people and events
•managing relationships with both staff and different groups/companies outside the company
•understanding and applying Health and Safety legislation
•emergency planning
•managing budgets

If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk by  Friday 22nd May 2015. We also need a completed equal opportunities monitoring form which is available at the top of this page.

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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