General Manager

You will be responsible for running all events, including racedays, at the racecourse and the overall operation of the business.

Average starting salary

Above National Minimum Wage

Average hours per week

40 Hours

Job availability



The General Manager will head a team which includes administration, sales, operations and marketing.

What you’ll do

Day-to-day tasks

  • Overseeing all events on non racedays
  • Running the raceday from a customer experience point of view
  • Liaising with sponsors and management team.
  • Managing a team

Who you’ll work with

  • Racecourse Executive
  • Clerk of the Course
  • Staffing Manager

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership and management skills.

How to get into this role

Keep an eye on the job board for roles in this area.  They are sometimes called Racecourse Managers.

Career Progression

This role can lead to other Managerial roles within the industry.

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