Newbury Racecourse is always seeking enthusiastic, talented and loyal individuals to work at the racecourse both full-time and on a casual basis within racing (30 dates per year) and conferences & events (365 days per year).

For enquiries about full time positions or work experience, please email your CV with covering letter to staffing@newburyracecourse.co.uk.

Nursery Nurse

Part Time

The Rocking Horse Nursery is experiencing a dramatic increase in demand for places having moved into fantastic new “state of the art” facilities at the end of last year, and is currently seeking Nursery Nurses at all levels to become an integral part of our dedicated team providing flexible support on a casual basis.

You may hold either a level 2 or 3 NVQ in Childcare and have experience of working in a nursery environment. We will also consider applications from individuals who are keen to work towards these qualifications.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a learning environment within our new facility for the children to naturally develop and realise their potential
  • Encourage and play with the children including excursions (weather permitting) to ensure a rounded experience
  • Enable parents to feel secure and involved in the development of their child by assisting the Senior Nursery Nurse to maintain correct confidential development records, daily journals and other notes
  • To discuss with the parents, as requested at the appropriate time, the progress of the child and to bring to the immediate notice of the Senior Nursery Nurse any cause for concern
  • Maintain at all times suitable conditions of hygiene and cleanliness for the children. Assist in the maintenance of correct records, which are kept for special dietary needs. Assist in the supervision of meal times and feeding techniques.
  • Carry out any other duties that may from time to time be specified by the Senior Staff and be deemed necessary for the correct conduct of the nursery in compliance with government rules and regulations in force together with the guidance of appropriate social services directives

New Business Development Executive

Full Time

Newbury Racecourse requires a New Business Development Executive to join our friendly team supporting the Head of Sales in proactively sourcing new business revenue for Raceday hospitality, restaurants and annual boxes.

Main duties will include;

  • To work as part of a team to achieve the Raceday hospitality, restaurant and annual box revenue plans
  • To contribute to and support the Raceday Sales Strategy
  • To proactively target new business revenue for Raceday hospitality, restaurants and annual boxes
  • To proactively manage the customer relationship on Racedays by meeting and greeting and troubleshooting where necessary
  • To prepare detailed and accurate proposals and accurate contract documents
  • To ensure the booking system is updated in real time to allow for accurate sales forecasting
  • To update the CRM system with sales activities and ensure all customer information is accurate

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional communication skills and a flair for customer interaction
  • Motivation and enthusiasm, for both the position and the Racecourse
  • Significant proactive sales experience
  • Excellent IT and administrative skills
  • A positive, proactive attitude

Casual Opportunities

Part Time

Newbury Racecourse offer a wide range of opportunities for individuals of ALL ages and we welcome applications for the following casual roles (minimum age is 16 years old), many roles offer full training and the opportunity for development and promotion:

  • Hospitality Managers
  • Hospitality Team- waiting and bar
  • Conference & Event Managers
  • Conference & Event- waiting and bar
  • Hostesses for receptions, hospitality and events
    Champagne Hall Team - Copy
  • Bar Managers
  • Bar Teams
  • Restaurant Teams
  • Cashiers
  • Baristas
  • Food retail assistants
  • Porters
  • Cellar Assistants
  • Chefs
  • Kitchen Porters
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