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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

Current Vacancies

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting all those working and retired from the British horseracing and the breeding industry. We currently have the following vacancies:


Corporate Fundraising & Events Manager – North at Racing Welfare (fixed-term contract)

Racing Welfare is a national charity supporting all those working and retired from the British horseracing and breeding industry.  We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Corporate Fundraising and Event Manager to join our close-knit fundraising and communications team in the North covering a period of maternity leave.

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    The post holder will manage and develop the fundraising events and corporate partnerships of the charity in the northern region to ensure success in terms of raising funds and profile. They will also manage events in collaboration with the charity’s partner organisations and assist with activities within the fundraising team to ensure the objectives of the department are achieved.

    You will need excellent organisational and financial skills to deliver events within agreed budgets. You will also need to be creative and proactive, with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

    You will be a highly driven self-starter and an innovative, strategic thinker with a passion to improve wellbeing outcomes for people in their workplace. You will be an excellent communicator across a range of stakeholder groups and will remain strategically aligned to the charity’s core objectives and purpose. A keen interest and knowledge of the horseracing industry is desirable.

    This is a home-based post, which offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and you should be willing to travel across the UK as part of the role. This role is a fixed term contract of approximately 12 months.

    A home base in the North of England would be preferable but not essential for the role.

    If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity then please send your CV with a covering letter by Wednesday 30th June 2021

    Interviews will be held the week commencing 5th July 2021.


    Racing Welfare is committed to safeguarding and will always recruit all personnel in line with government guidelines, relevant legislation, and the Charity Commission’s best practice guidance.

    This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. We only ask applicants to disclose convictions which are not yet spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

    Racing Welfare’s Safeguarding Statement of Intent can be found on our website at: https://racingwelfare.co.uk/safeguarding/

    Racing Welfare is an equal opportunities employer.


    Benefits for Racing Welfare Employees

    As well as a variety of training and support available we have a range of incentive schemes in place for every role.  You can find out more about this from the HR department but in the meantime, we would like to highlight some group initiatives:

    • Group Personal Pension Plan
    • Westfield Health (cashback health scheme)
    • Ride2Work
    • Eye care vouchers
    • Racing UK TV channel discount
    • 20% online discount with EE
    • Ticket allowance for racing events around the Group
    • Life assurance

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