Casual Work Recruitment Open Day

If you have great personal skills and love variety we’d love to speak to you.

We’re holding our next Recruitment Open Day on Tuesday 4 July 2017! If you’re interested in part-time or casual work at a range of different events and/or racedays email us at staffing@newburyracecourse.co.uk or call us on 0163540015 and ask for more information.

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:

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  • Bar staff
  • Waiting staff
  • Cashiers
  • Baristas
  • Food retail assistants
  • Porters
  • Cellar assistants
  • Chefs
  • Kitchen porters
  • Receptionists and hosts

Electrical Maintenance Technician

Full Time

We now seek to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced individual to take up the role of Electrical Maintenance Technician. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will have full working knowledge of safe working practices and a proactive approach and will carry out a varied range of maintenance duties across the Newbury Racecourse site.

Main duties will include:

  • Supporting the Maintenance Manager in the safe operation and maintenance of all plant, equipment and installations while maintaining efficient and high performance standards.
  • Giving site support to the set up and de-rig of all site events and provide race day support.
  • Taking a proactive attitude in identification and resolution of defects.
  • Undertaking systems installation / maintenance / repair work as required.
  • Carry out building fabric repairs and small works such as painting & decorating etc.
  • Undertaking all necessary repairs and PPM tasks of a statutory and non-statutory nature relating to Electrical systems, Boilers, HVAC and General Building elements and advise your line Manager on remedial action required.
  • Working on new installations and undertake training on new techniques and legislation as required and pass on knowledge to others.
  • Completing all necessary paperwork to support tasks and provide an audit trail for legislative compliance.
  • Completing risk assessment and method statement review for all contractors prior to carrying out their works. Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, all relevant Health & Safety
  • Legislation and site specific Health, Safety and welfare policies.
  • Ensuring communication to the team on activity that will have any impact on the site staff or facilities.
  • Maintaining contractor, O&M and service records

The ideal candidates will have a flexible attitude in order to work independently and as part of a team, with enthusiasm for both the role and the Racecourse. Essential qualifications are:

  • Electrical City & Guilds 2365 with 17th Edition and Test & Inspection.
  • Proven competence in Electrical Controls systems associated with Mechanical Services and the ability to diagnose faults and put forward appropriate rectification measures will also be required.
  • A valid UK driving licence.

You will be required to work during all racedays and events. In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:

  • 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
  • Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
  • Discounted Health Club membership
  • Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  • Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Free parking
  • Opportunities for training and career growth

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd. apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number CND-P453 in the email subject line. All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Conference & Events Business Development Manager/Executive

Full Time

As part of our ambitious on-going development plan Newbury Racecourse are now seeking a pro-active Conference & Events Business Development Manager/Executive to join the team to maximise sales revenue and profitability of Newbury Racecourse Conference and Events Facilities.
The successful candidate in this role will;

  • Proactively represent Newbury Racecourse Conference & Events business to existing and potential clients
  • Work with the Head of Sales to develop sales opportunities, sales initiatives & targeted campaigns to deliver sales growth
  • Create, manage and develop relationships with key individuals and organisations aimed at delivering profitable business
  • Work with the racing sales team to develop opportunities on racedays for conferences
  • Visit business development opportunities as required to ensure all potential revenue is maximised; create weekly visit reports to be reviewed by the Head of Sales and the Chief Executive Officer
  • Assist in building and enhancing long term client relationships, increasing client retention and referrals and building new business
  • Attend client appointments, exhibitions and events
  • Host and entertain potential partners at Newbury Racecourse
  • Participate in local organisations to promote the Racecourse as a venue and develop relationships
  • You will be able to demonstrate:
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills combined with a flair for customer interaction
  • Motivation and enthusiasm, for both the position and the Racecourse
  • Significant proactive sales experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of budgets, forecasting and associated deliverables
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • A positive, proactive attitude

In return we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including;

  • 25 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays + time off in lieu for weekend racedays worked
  • Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
  • Discounted Health Club membership
  • Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  • Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Opportunities for training and career growth

We are keen to consider candidates with a wide range of experience, so welcome applications from those looking for executive and manager roles.
To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd.
apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number CND-P495 in the email subject line
All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

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