Casual Work Recruitment Open Days

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

If you’re interested in part-time or casual work at a range of different events and/or racedays, email staffing@newburyracecourse.co.uk

Business Development Manager

Full Time

Competitive Salary + Benefits
Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year, plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions. In 2019 we will have delivered over 200 event days; including raceday concerts from Sir Tom Jones and Madness, the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes and the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.
As part of our ambitious on-going development plan we are now seeking a pro-active Business Development Manager to join the team to maximise sales revenue and profitability of our racing facilities; boxes, restaurants, membership and ticketing.

The successful candidate in this role will;
• Proactively represent Newbury Racecourse racing business to existing and potential clients
• Work with the Racing Sales Manager to develop sales opportunities, sales initiatives & targeted campaigns to deliver sales growth
• Create, manage and develop relationships with key individuals, corporates and booking agents to maximise the delivery of profitable business
• Work alongside the Racing Sales Manager to manage key accounts for Racing Hospitality Customers to achieve year on year retention & growth
• Proactively cross sell across Sponsorship, Conference & Events and The Lodge
• Prepare detailed and accurate proposals and contract documents
• Produce a proactive monthly sales report; confirming the completion of account management and new business activity against agreed targets
• Attend client appointments, exhibitions and events
• Host and entertain potential partners at Newbury Racecourse
• Assist in building and enhancing long term client relationships, increasing client retention and referrals and building new business

You will be able to demonstrate:
• Exceptional communication and negotiation skills combined with a flair for customer interaction
• Significant proactive sales experience
• Comprehensive understanding of budgets, forecasting and associated deliverables
• Motivation and enthusiasm, for both the position and the Racecourse
• 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 + days in lieu for weekend racedays worked
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Excellent 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 JID1119 in the email subject line
All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Marketing Manager

Full Time

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year, plus a wide range of other exciting events including concerts, weddings and exhibitions. In 2019 we will have delivered over 200 event days; including raceday concerts from Sir Tom Jones and Madness, the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes and the Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketing professional who is ambitious, dynamic and keen to progress & grow. Working closely with the Director of Marcomms and Sponsorship, you will be responsible for planning, executing and reporting on all raceday marketing activity in order to grow attendance and revenue.

The successful candidate in this role will:
• Have extensive and demonstrable experience as a marketing professional, specifically in deploying marketing spend and activity (online and offline) to meet commercial targets including customer acquisition and retention
• Be confident with the management processes of planning, communication, implementation, analysis and reporting
• Have experience of leading, motivating and developing direct reports
• Have a good working knowledge of key routes to market: specifically, offline routes including advertising and direct mail and digital marketing routes including email, web, social media, PPC, display and affiliates
• Have experience of successfully managing agency relationships
• Be familiar with effective budget management
• Pride themselves on achieving high levels of customer satisfaction
• Have strong IT and administration skills and demonstrate excellent attention to detail
• Be an organised team player who is self-motivated, shows initiative and flexibility and thrives in a fast-paced environment
Marketing experience in a venue, racing / sporting or leisure environment would be advantageous but not essential, and we are open to considering applications from those with transferable business skills.

In return we can offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits scheme including:
• 25 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays + days in lieu for weekend racedays worked
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse + complimentary tickets
• Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Excellent 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. on apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number JID1117 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum

Duty Manager at The Lodge

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Are you an hotelier looking to take your first step into management? If so this could be the role for you. Newbury Racecourse urgently seeks a Duty Manager to support the day-to-day operation of The Lodge, ensuring the hotel meets and exceeds agreed targets for customer satisfaction and revenue. This is a rare opportunity for a dynamic individual to play a central role in the growth and success of a small, contemporary new hotel.

Newbury Racecourse is an award winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to approximately 30 race meetings each year, alongside a wide range of other events. As part of the ambitious ongoing re-development of the site, Newbury Racecourse has opened The Lodge, a 36 room hotel offering outstanding accommodation to stable staff on and around race-days, and to the public for the remainder of the year.

This is a varied hands-on position and responsibilities will include, amongst others:

• Greeting guests on arrival and providing exceptional service throughout their stay
• Ensuring the property and surrounding areas are prepared for the arrival of guests
• Ensuring bedrooms are inspected on a daily basis and kept up to standards (with assistance from the outsourced housekeeping team)
• Assisting with food service and operating the on-site bar as and when required
• Ensuring that all agreed quality standards are adhered to
• Ensuring stock within the business is managed to the agreed levels
• Taking responsibility for compliance with all health and safety, food hygiene and fire safety regulations, including arranging staff training

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, with excellent communication and customer service skills and the confidence necessary to act as an ambassador for The Lodge and the racecourse.

You will be able to use your initiative, exercise sound judgment and work unsupervised. Previous work experience in a similar role within the hospitality, catering or sporting industries will be advantageous, as will excellent IT skills and confidence with MS Office programs.

This is a full time role and is likely to include hours of work during evenings, weekends and overnight on a rota basis.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd. on apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number JID1118 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum

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