• Racecourse Marketing Support Manager

    Horse Racing Ireland wish to recruit a Racecourse Marketing Support Manager to join the HRI marketing team.  This role will provide assistance to racecourses in maximising attendances at race-meetings and increase interest levels in racing.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Liaise with racecourses to evaluate their commercial and marketing needs, providing appropriate support to help them to achieve growth, in particular for racing festivals and long-term development plans
    • Engage in joint campaign planning including positioning, targeting, media planning, promotional partnerships and tactical approaches to different market segments
    • Develop racecourse ticket sales, particularly the promotion of online and retail ticket distribution
    • Work with racecourses on tourism development with an emphasis on direct engagement with the British market
    • Demonstrate commercial acumen and ambition to create viable strategies and campaigns to ensure racecourses' and HRI commercial and marketing objectives are achieved

    The Person Should Have:

    Knowledge and understanding of the Irish racing industry, particularly the racecourse sector. Strong people skills and an ability to influence key stakeholders across the industry. A relevant marketing qualification with three to five years' experience in a marketing role. A broad-based marketing communications skill-set with a thorough understanding of digital marketing and social media. Experience with market research, report writing and budget management. A strategic mind who can work effectively as part of a team.

    If you are interested in this vacancy, please send your curriculum vitae, no later than close of business, 30th November 2017, to recruit@hri.ie


      • Tote Casual Staff - Leopardstown Christmas Festival

        Are you looking for part-time work? Energetic and enthusiastic with excellent customer service skills?

        Why not contact Tote Ireland and apply for a position working as a Tote Casual, operating handheld terminals taking bets from racegoers at this years Leopardstown Christmas Festival.

        Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service experience along with the ability to sell bets and operate handheld terminals. Persons wishing to be considered for these positions should send their CV to recruit@thetote.com

        Please note: currently these positions are specific to Leopardstown  (26th December to 29th December 2017).  Please be sure you are available to work for the duration of the festival.

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