Interested in joining the team at Daytona Sandown Park? Our current vacancies at our Surrey Circuit are below.

 

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER – OPS – DAYTONA SANDOWN PARK

Location: Daytona Sandown Park, KT10 8AN

Hours: Full-Time – 40 hours per week

Salary: £Competitive

BRIEF

This is an exciting opportunity to assist in running an outdoor Go Kart track based in Esher, Surrey. The position would suit an individual who is looking for a diverse and challenging role with responsibility of running and managing the circuit.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the General Manager in the day-to-day running of a 7-day operational business.
  • Be directly responsible for the operation of the venue in the absence of the General Manager
  • Ensure the venue is operational in a timely manner whilst warranting first class customer care and safety.
  • To be responsible for monitoring the circuit, correctly issuing signals to drivers, and correctly relaying information to all staff, controlling the race in a safe manner at all times.
  • To be fully conversant with, and abide by the rules, regulations & procedures laid out in the Staff manual, Employee handbook and NKA guidelines.
  • To ensure the whole site is maintained to the correct Company presentation levels and ensure the daily setup and close down procedures are carried out.
  • To ensure that all paperwork relating to new and current staff members is completed correctly and forwarded to HR within the correct timescales.
  • To liaise with all other managers, department heads and venue suppliers

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • You will be an enthusiastic and flexible individual who is able to work evenings and weekends.
  • You will need strong organisational, motivational and management skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • You must be able to manage, engage, train and supervise track team members with the ability to lead by example.
  • You will have a welcoming, confident and charismatic manner as well as the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • You will essentially have an adhering approach to rules & regulations as well as the ability to apply common sense.

Experience within the Motor sport and/or leisure industry would be advantageous, however, full product and service training will be provided on the job.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@daytona.co.uk quoting job ref: AGMSP2018


FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER – DAYTONA SANDOWN PARK

Location: Daytona Sandown Park, KT10 8AN

Hours: Full-Time – 40 hours per week

Salary: £Competitive

Brief

Daytona Sandown Park is currently looking for a professional, confident and reliable Front of House Manager to join our busy Front of House team. Daytona is a dynamic and sometimes demanding environment that requires energetic, enthusiastic and ambitious individuals with the ability to thrive under pressure. The successful applicant will be smart in appearance and possess a naturally professional personality.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Reception and Front of House areas.
  • To prepare and manage reception staff and to ensure correct staffing levels at all times
  • Provide training and induction to all new and existing reception staff whilst developing training to suit the needs of the business.
  • To ensure all reception staff absences, sickness and annual leave is monitored, recorded and reported to the HR department.
  • To set targets and monitor active selling within the Front of House team in line with company targets.
  • To oversee the presentation of facilities to an exceptionally high standard at all times.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be from a customer focused background (hospitality preferred) with proven ability to drive standards forward whilst ensuring the management and development of the team through training and coaching.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a positive, friendly and professional manner and culture at all times.
  • Be able to develop and deliver customer service and sales training to Front of House staff
  • Be required to devise and implement procedures and manage & monitor sales targets for the Front of House team
  • Be able to recruit, train, manage and monitor the Front of House team whilst ensuring on-going succession planning.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for a 7 day operational business.
  • Have sound knowledge of Word and Excel

Full training on product knowledge and services will be given.

A job description can be provided on request.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@daytona.co.uk quoting job ref: FOHMSP18


RACE DIRECTOR/DUTY MANAGER – DAYTONA SANDOWN PARK

Hours: Full-time and Part-time – MUST be available evenings & weekends
Hourly Rate: £Competitive plus uncapped sales commission on merchandise
Location: Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AN
Daytona Sandown Park is currently looking for professional, confident, enthusiastic and reliable team members to join our fun and busy Track team.
The successful applicant will have the ability to maintain a high standard of performance and safety for our customers and colleagues.

 MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Race Direct (manage, monitor and run) race events with the ability to deliver an entertaining and safe experience for our customers
  • Act as a Duty Manager of the venue whilst managing the Track team, Front of House team and customers in a professional and effective manner whilst on duty
  • Confidently conduct safety briefings to customers prior to race events
  • Demonstrate strict but fair race management from Race Control (training will be given)
  • Liaise with department heads to ensure that events are executed at the highest level
  • Be fully conversant with the company’s computer booking and timing systems
  • Be fully conversant of the Track Training Manual, NKA (National Karting Association) guidelines and Employee Handbook
  • Assist with the induction and training of newly appointed Track staff whilst maintaining continued development for the existing team in accordance with the Company and Statute requirements

SKILLS AND ESSENTIALS

  • Have excellent communication skills both verbally and in written form
  • Successfully execute the role by setting high standards and leading by example at all times whilst demonstrating the ability to apply common sense and problem-solving skills
  • Have excellent time management, people management and organisational skills.
  • Have bags of enthusiasm and the ability to have fun whilst working
  • Have the drive and commitment to be successful to further develop their skills
  • Be flexible to work evenings and weekends

Full training will be given on all products, service, pricing as well as our in-house management system.

Job description available on request.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your most up to date CV and covering letter to careers@daytona.co.uk quoting job reference: RDSP18


TRACK MARSHAL – DAYTONA SANDOWN PARK

Hours: Part-time/Flexible – MUST be available evenings & weekends.

Location: Daytona Sandown Park, KT10 8AN

Daytona Sandown Park is currently looking for friendly, confident and reliable staff to join our fast-paced Track Team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the race circuit whilst events are running
  • Issuing the correct flags to drivers whilst they are racing on circuit
  • Relaying information carefully and correctly back to the Race Director
  • Keeping up track appearance to the company’s high standards

Skills and Essentials:

  • Be presentable, professional, reliable & confident liaising with customers
  • Have the drive and commitment to be successful to further develop their skills
  • Have excellent first class communication, people and team working skills
  • Be self-motivated and have the desire to be the best
  • Have bags of enthusiasm and the ability to have fun whilst working
  • Have the ability to work closely as a team in order to provide a safe racing environment for our customers.
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends in addition to weekdays

Experience is not necessary as full safety and track training will be provided for the right candidate.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and covering letter to careers@daytona.co.uk quoting job ref: TMSP18


SALES EXECUTIVE – DAYTONA MOTORSPORT

Location: Daytona Sandown Park, More Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AN
Salary: Basic plus uncapped commission. OTE £35k TO £40k
Hours: 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri (with occasional weekend work)

Due to growth and expansion, the Daytona Group is now looking to recruit a Sales Executive to work in our sales office.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Sell the complete range of Daytona products to a broad range of customers, with the aim of exceeding budgeted targets
  • Respond quickly and effectively to inbound Sales Enquiries via telephone and email and convert these enquiries into profitable sales
  • To accurately input customer data onto the company database
  • Monitor, assess and review product success and contribute proposals to maintain profitability

Personal Attributes

  • The ideal candidate must have previous sales experience preferably in the corporate hospitality/entertainment industry. Full product training will be provided on the job.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as being organised, professional and enthusiastic with an outgoing and positive demeanor.
  • The candidate must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • A professional and confident telephone manner is essential.

Benefits

  • Fast tracked career progression for the right candidate
  • Comprehensive training given
  • Staff discounts
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Personal pension
  • Free parking on site
  • 28 days holiday per annum

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@daytona.co.uk  quoting reference: SESP18

A full job description is available on request.