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Working for Racing Welfare

Are you passionate about racing? Join the Racing Welfare team and help make a difference to the thousands of people working behind-the-scenes in the sport.

Our current opportunities are listed below. This page is regularly updated with new opportunities as they arise.

Welfare Officer – Malton

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting British horseracing’s workforce.  We are looking for a highly motivated and flexible person, based in Malton, to join our team in the North.

Knowledge and experience of the thoroughbred horseracing and breeding industries is essential. You will need excellent listening and interpersonal skills, and some experience of working with and supporting people, together with an understanding of confidentiality and data protection, although training will be provided.

We are a close-knit and supportive team and we need a strong team player who is able to get involved and promote the ethos of the charity, offer impartial information, advice, guidance and support to all those connected to the industry.

Travel across the region/UK will be required for which you will need to use your own car.  A mileage allowance will be paid.

Racing Welfare offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please note, as this post will involve direct contact with young people and vulnerable adults alongside some work of a sensitive nature it will be subject to a satisfactory, enhanced DBS disclosure.  We also make checks on staff working with vulnerable adults and young people against the DBS barred lists.

Please send CVs with a covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date: 26th January 2018.  Interview date will be 8th Feb 2018

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Communications Manager

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting horseracing’s workforce. We are now looking for a highly motivated and talented Communications Manager to join our small, close-knit communications and fundraising team, based in Newmarket.

The post holder will develop and deliver a communications and media strategy across a wide range of channels to raise the organisation’s profile. You will manage the day-to-day communications and promotion of the Charity’s activities, using your knowledge of racing to influence and interact with the racing media, race going public and other important stakeholders.

It will require working closely with other staff members to help them understand how to use the media effectively to deliver Racing Welfare’s key messages, and train them to be part of a wider online presence.

An innovative thinker, you will be creative, able to think on your feet, proactive and hard working. You will need to have excellent organisational skills, a keen eye for detail, exceptional written skills, and the ability to work well to tight deadlines. An interest in social welfare is also essential.

This is a full time post, which offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Please send CVs with a covering letter to recruitment@thejockeyclub.co.uk

Closing date: 26th January 2018.

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