We’re hiring….

Sales Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our great team here at Plumpton Racecourse, situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside and at the foot of the South Downs. Working as part of a small but passionate team, you will be responsible for developing both the existing client base and securing new business on both racedays and non-racedays.

A progressive National Hunt course with a varied fixture list to suit corporate and private bookings, the role will actively sell hospitality boxes, restaurant space, race sponsorship and advertising hoardings to enhance the racedays, where you will actively host these clients. On the days we aren’t racing, the role will be to develop existing and new clients in the indoor and outdoor facilities on site.

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. Plumpton races 17 times a year from September through to May, and with a track just over a mile round, we offer great viewing of the whole course.  You are also likely to be rubbing shoulders with the UK’s top trainers and jockeys who regularly come to Plumpton, and we are renowned as a nursery ground for the equine stars of the future. Plumpton Racecourse also boasts an extensive estate and many hospitality facilities, which makes the racecourse an ideal venue for Weddings, Banqueting and Events.

Your role will require excellent communication skills both verbal and written, be prepared to deliver the events you sell and grow revenue streams through all facets of the business. A strong phone manner, willingness to attend networking events and be a representative of the racecourse are a necessity.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who have a ‘can do’ attitude, desire to succeed and embrace working as part of a small and dynamic team.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to: daniel@plumptonracecourse.co.uk . If you would like a copy of the job description, please e-mail the same address or click here.

Closing Date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 18th April.



We’re hiring….

Customer Relations Executive

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our great team here at Plumpton Racecourse, situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside and at the foot of the South Downs. Working as part of a small but passionate team, you will have a varied role incorporating responsibilities for all the different types of customer that we interact with as well as operational responsibilities on site.

You will be the first port of call for clients on the phone and in person, keep a strong record of who comes on site, arrange inspections and have strong diary management skills. Assisting with and running the administration for many office responsibilities as well as a huge role in the Charity Raceday on site as well as looking after our annual members and being first port of call for racehorse owners for raceday requests.

Plumpton Racecourse is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. Plumpton races 17 times a year from September through to May, and with a track just over a mile round, we offer great viewing of the whole course.  You are also likely to be rubbing shoulders with the UK’s top trainers and jockeys who regularly come to Plumpton, and we are renowned as a nursery ground for the equine stars of the future. Plumpton Racecourse also boasts an extensive estate and many hospitality facilities, which makes the racecourse an ideal venue for Weddings, Banqueting and Events.

Your role will require excellent communication skills both verbal and written and you must be prepared to juggle a variety of items at once. Strong administerial skills are required and an ability to understand internal systems and diaries are required. As the first port of contact for many people with the racecourse, a friendly disposition and an ability to deal with many types of person are a must.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who have a ‘can do’ attitude, desire to succeed and embrace working as part of a small and dynamic team.

If you wish to apply for this role, please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to: daniel@plumptonracecourse.co.uk . If you would like a copy of the job description, please e-mail the same address or click here.

Closing Date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 18th April.