Chester Racecourse to Provide Over 1,000 New Employment Opportunities

Chester Racecourse are recruiting for over 1,000 casual positions to service the 280,000 racegoers this coming 2018 season, beginning at The Boodles May Festival; Wednesday 9 – Friday 11 May.


The ever-evolving organisation are on the lookout for candidates with a passion for customer service and an attitude for excellence to join them in making memories. From bar and hospitality staff, to gaming and betting operatives, Chester Racecourse are searching for people to be a part of their winning team and the positions available offer fantastic opportunities to work in a prestigious, fun environment.


Mark Wilcockson, Head of HR said “We are extremely enthusiastic about recruiting within the local area for the range of positions on offer and all come with fantastic pay and full training. If you are committed to customer service and would like the opportunity to work in an exciting and rewarding environment, please attend one of our up-coming recruitment sessions.”


The sessions are to be held in Liverpool on Thursday 22 March at The Marriott Hotel, between 4-8pm and in Chester on Saturday 24 March at Chester Racecourse, between 12-4pm.  There is no appointment necessary, so if you think you can offer something to the programme at Chester Racecourse, visit one of these local events.


In addition to recruiting for the race season, Chester Race Company are offering opportunities further afield through its latest addition to the portfolio, Thyme People. The recruitment and staffing agency owned by Chester Race Company is providing prospective recruits offers of casual work within the hospitality industry, at a range of respected venues across the country.


The Race Company are also currently working in partnership with a number of local colleges through their Horseradish Culinary Academy in order to develop raw talent and create incomparable opportunities of work experience within their Catering division.


“Our aspiration is to become an ‘employer of choice’ by investing in our human resources through engagement and recognition, along with continual training and development. So, if you can think creatively, whilst on the move and have great organisational skills, then don’t miss the recruitment events in Liverpool and Chester and take advantage of this exciting opportunity.” said Mark Wilcockson.


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Published on: March 6, 2018

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