Head Of Racing Products & Services

Weatherbys Ltd.

Location: Northamptonshire
Closing Date: Wednesday, July 27th 2016

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Job Type: Customer Service / Management

Job Description

Head of Racing Products & Services 

Weatherbys has an exciting job opportunity for a Head of Racing Commercial Products & Services. This role will be responsible for leading a small dynamic commercial team in the development of our sales and marketing plans and building our customer relationships. This senior leadership role will have accountability for the delivery of their annual financial targets and the development of the team. 

The key responsibilities:

  • Develop future racing strategic and annual commercial business plans.
  • Manage the delivery of the racing commercial team’s annual budget, monitoring, evaluating and challenging financial performance.
  • Build and manage a successful racing commercial team, providing coaching and development support for the team
  • Develop our Race Owners and Trainers portfolio of print and digital products.
  • Lead successful negotiations of racecard contracts, working closely with the Print & Digital Operations team.
  • Develop our consumer publications and betting guides strategy and products.
  • Build strategic partnerships and plans with key external media rights owners.
  • Manage the development of the annual marketing plan & maximise commercial opportunities for the Point to Point Company. 

The successful candidate will be a proven sales and marketing leader with extensive commercial experience. A results focussed individual with first class communication skills is an essential requirement for this role. Ideally with a passion for horse racing, with industry experience across racecourse, bookmakers or racing associations.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package which will reflect the seniority of this role and include a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, life assurance and private health care.

Closing Date: 27th July, 2016

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Human Resources, alternatively email hr@weatherbys.co.uk 

Weatherbys upholds the principles of equality and diversity and actively promotes opportunity for all employees, both current and prospective.

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