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 for details of our next casual work recruitment day.

Building Fabric Technician

Full Time

We are seeking a Building Fabric Technician to report to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will carry out both planned and reactive maintenance repairs to the building fabrics across the NRC site.

Main duties will include:
• Supporting the Maintenance Team in the safe operation and maintenance of all structures, 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 identifying and resolving defects.
• Assisting with the implementation of new installations and refurbishments.
• Undertaking maintenance/repair work as required.
• 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.
• Using access equipment for working at heights (training will be provided as required).
• Ensuring communication to the team on activity that will have any impact on the site staff or facilities.

The ideal candidate 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 requirements are:
• Significant relevant experience (a qualification in this field would be advantageous).
• 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 at email address: apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number JID1065 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Maintenance Technician

Full Time

We now seek to appoint an appropriately qualified and experienced individual to take up a role as Maintenance Technician. Reporting into the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will have full working knowledge of safe working practices, and a proactive approach to carrying out a varied range of maintenance duties across the NRC 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 identifying and resolving defects.
• Undertaking systems installation / maintenance / repair work as required.
• Carry out building fabric repairs and small works such as painting & decorating.
• 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 advising the Maintenance Manager on remedial action required.
• Working on new installations and undertaking training on new techniques and legislation as required and passing 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 candidate 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 requirements are:
• One of the following qualifications: Electrical City & Guilds 2365 with 17th Edition and Test & Inspection. City and Guilds in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. City, Gas Safe Commercial and Domestic.
• 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 at email apply@conundrum.co.uk quoting reference number JID1064 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Business Development Manager

Full Time

As part of their ambitious on-going development plan Newbury Racecourse are now seeking a pro-active Business Development Manager 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 C&E and Hotel 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 C&E and Hotel 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 at apply@conundrum.co.uk, quoting reference number JID1062 in the email subject line.

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

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