Current Vacancies

Marketing and Sponsorship Executive

York Racecourse now seeks a dynamic and proactive new member of the marketing and Sponsorship team, to support the delivery of a sponsorship and marketing activity over the eighteen day season.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious and talented events professional, who will relish the challenge of playing a key role in this multi award winning venue.

Find out more and apply here

Raceday Positions

There are number of vacancies for Raceday positions for the 2019 season.

There are staff positions available in many areas, and the racecourse maintains a list of individuals who wish to work on these days each year.

Please complete the application form below and return by email to or by post to Fiona Witty, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX. We will keep your application on file until there is a suitable vacancy then we will write to you inviting you to work.

Go Racing in Yorkshire General Manager

Go Racing In Yorkshire (GRIY) is one of British racing’s biggest success stories, promoting racing in Yorkshire. With nine leading, progressive and successful racecourses staging racing throughout the year and attracting over one million racegoers across some 180 race days and many of the country’s leading trainers and jockeys based in the County, horse racing is a hugely important part of the region’s sporting, cultural and economic landscape.

GRIY seeks a dynamic and proactive new General Manager, reporting to the Chairman and working closely with each of the Yorkshire tracks, with a responsibility to devise, manage, develop and implement promotional campaigns, events, festivals and activities.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious, hard working and committed professional, who will relish the challenge of playing a key role in this small but vitally important organisation to deliver continued success to horse racing in Yorkshire.

Find out more and apply here

Britbet Betting Operators

A new betting company launched in summer 2018. We are a partnership set up by the majority of British racecourses in order to provide betting to racecourse customers and other racing enthusiasts.

Role duties for a Betting Operator on a raceday;

- You will use the betting machines to take bets from customers (training provided on system)
- You will pay out winning bets for customers who show a winning ticket
- Provide excellent customer service to racegoers
- Cash handling and cashing up at the end of each raceday
- Possibly dealing with difficult customer issues and if unable to provide support, be confident to ask your manager for help
- Explaining bet types to customers (training provided)

For more infomation click here or contact

Work Placement Positions

York Racecourse offer two work experience places for the summer each year, one based with the outdoors team and one with the office team. Work programmes and experience is based around the placements interests and the needs of the business.  These are allocated at the end of February for the summer ahead. Applicants should be aged over 17 and send their CV, period of availability to be on a placement, areas of interest and reason for applying for one of these positions to Jane Richardson (

Raceday and Non-Raceday Catering and Banqueting Services

These are carried out by York Racecourse Hospitality, a joint venture between York Racecourse and CGC Events Limited.

For part time positions in food, bar services, back of house and event management contact: or call 0113 2876387.