Sales & Marketing Manager

Thirsk Racecourse is recruiting!  If you’re interested in a challenging and interesting role in sales and marketing for a racecourse, then read on.

Sales & Marketing Manager
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Thirsk Racecourse is a progressive, multi-functional venue, which stages flat racing from April to September, plus a range of other activities throughout the year.

The key responsibilities for this exciting and varied appointment include:
• To develop Thirsk’s sales and marketing strategy;
• To maximize the sales of hospitality, sponsorship and other events;
• Working to agreed budgets, to implement effective sales and marketing campaigns to maximize race day attendances and the sales of hospitality, sponsorship and other non-racing events;
• To work closely with Thirsk’s catering and event management partners to deliver a seamless, high-quality customer experience;
• To represent Thirsk at relevant industry/marketing groups and events.

The successful candidate will most likely:
• Have a successful track record in sales and marketing, with a good working knowledge of digital and social media marketing;
• Have good communications, networking, negotiating and planning skills;
• Be a presentable, highly motivated, self-starter, who has an eye for detail and the flexibility to multitask within a small team;
• Have an interest in horse racing (although that is not essential).

To Apply: Please send your CV with a separate covering letter, which should include your present remuneration details, to James Sanderson at:

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Applications should be received by 5.00pm, Friday 15th November 2019 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place on 28th/29th November 2019. 

The current Sales & Marketing Manager highly recommends the role, so if you have the experience we are looking for and you like a challenging role then this is the job for you.

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