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: james@irmracing.com

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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