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

Daytona Sandown Park is looking for a:

Marketing and Communications Manager

DEPARTMENT:                  Marketing

LOCATION:                        Sandown Park, Surrey (& other company locations as required)

SALARY:                              £60,000 per annum

REPORTING TO:                Group Sales Manager

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Marketing and Communications Manager has a vital role to play in developing and implementing a strategy for the successful promotion of the brand and the company’s market leading offerings to engage and inspire our existing audience and increase awareness to new audiences, and therefore ultimately increasing revenues and market share.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Group Sales Manager, the Marketing and Communications Manager will manage the company’s online presence and marketing campaigns, planning up to a year ahead to ensure that the promotional campaigns maximise the return on investment and help the company achieve its seasonal growth targets.

  • Using customer insights, consumer trends, market analysis and best practices to build successful strategic promotional campaigns to increase and maximise attendance rates and revenues across the company’s venues throughout the year.
  • Leading the planning, development, and delivery of marketing programs with specific objectives across all available channels from start to finish by establishing positioning, identifying target audiences, and delivering measurable results.
  • Managing and developing the digital marketing functions of the business – website, social media (organic and paid), email, SMS, PPC and SEO to ensure both strategic and tactical campaigns are effectively promoted to new and existing online audiences with measurable KPIs.
  • Making best use of Daytona’s existing customer database to maximise repeat visits and cross marketing of different product offerings.
  • Creating all assets that are required across Daytona’s 3 venues – digital and non-digital signage, brochures, flyers etc to maximise cross promotion and in-venue upselling.
  • Developing and delivering automated marketing functionality on our CRM system.
  • Creating strong relationships with the venue managers and sales department to provide support where required and implement solid processes to effectively service the entire business.
  • Managing the marketing budget.
  • Reporting to the relevant stakeholders in the business on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Management of direct report(s) and agencies/ freelancers.
  • Creating and delivering adverts for staff recruitment purposes and/or provide relevant assets (banners, PowerPoint presentations) to attract relevant commercial partnerships as required.
  • Project managing all filming and video requirements necessary to promote the business and specific events, including creating storyboards, briefing and H&S documentation.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

 CORE COMPETENCIES you will need

Below are the core competencies, knowledge, relevant experience, and skills required to be successful in this role:

Essential

  • Degree in marketing, business, or related field.
  • 3 – 5 years digital marketing experience – email, social media, Google Analytics, PPC, SEO, website (WordPress CMS).
  • Proven experience developing and delivering marketing plans and campaigns, preferably to both B2B and B2C.
  • Experience with content marketing planning using project management software or Excel.
  • Competency using Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Outlook etc – and technical experience of digital marketing channels including PPC and SEO.
  • Highly organised with a proactive and committed approach to work and high level of initiative.
  • Strong project management and decision-making skills with a hands-on/can-do approach as required in a fast-moving customer focused business.
  • Metrics-driven creative marketing mind with excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, comfortable with dialogue at Director and CEO level.
  • Experience with email marketing automation and CRM tools.
  • Experience in managing a team and agencies/ freelancers.
  • The ability to travel to and from the Daytona head office in Esher, Surrey and our venues in Milton Keynes and Tamworth (near Birmingham) and any other location when required.
  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours and attend Daytona events on selected weekends subject to business and personal development requirements.
  • Eligibility to work within the UK.

 Desirable

  • An interest and understanding of go-karting and motorsport generally.
  • Experience of using SharePoint and Teams.

 

What you’ll get in return

  • Full training on products and services.
  • Staff discounts on racing and merchandise and food/beverage.
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Company pension
  • 20 days holidays plus bank/public holidays.
  • Staff incentive schemes
  • Free on-site parking at all Daytona venues
  • Discretionary bonus
  • A fun, friendly and professional environment.

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Front-of-House Manager

HOURS: Full time, Permanent
SALARY: £Competitive

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.

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
  • 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.
  • Have the ability to manage and monitor sales targets for the FOH 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
  • Be a strong and charismatic individual.

Full training on product knowledge and services will be given.

A job description can be provided on request.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV & covering letter with salary expectation to careers@daytona.co.uk quoting ref: FOHMSP22

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below

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Front-of-House Assistants

HOURS: Full and Part-time/Flexible – MUST be available to work evenings and weekends as well as weekdays.

LOCATION: Daytona Sandown Park, More Lane, Esher, KT10 8AN

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Daytona Sandown Park is currently looking for a team of friendly, confident, enthusiastic & reliable front of house staff to join our fun and busy team. Daytona is a dynamic and sometimes demanding environment that requires energetic and friendly staff with the ability to thrive under pressure.

The successful applicant will be friendly, flexible with working hours, smart in appearance, have excellent communication skills, be willing to work hard and possess a professional approach towards customers and employees.

Experience within a customer facing role is preferred but is not essential for the ‘right candidate’ as full training will be provided. Common sense alongside a confident and bubbly personality are essential attributes.

Duties of the role include:

  • Meeting & greeting customers on arrival and checking them into their event.
  • Effectively answering customer enquiries via telephone and email in a professional manner.
  • Ensuring the day-to-day processes are carried out effectively.

Essential Attributes:

  • The candidate must be presentable, reliable, confident liaising with guests.
  • Have the drive and commitment to be successful to further develop career and 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 guests.
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends in addition to weekdays.

A full job description is available on request.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to Careers@daytona.co.uk quoting the job reference: FOHSP2022

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below

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

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Sales Executive

LOCATION: Daytona Sandown Park, Esher, KT10 8AN

HOURS: 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri (with occasional weekend work)

SALARY: £Basic plus uncapped commission, OTE £30k to £35k

DESCRIPTION

Due to growth and expansion, the Daytona Group is now looking to recruit a Sales Executive to work in our friendly and busy sales office. The successful applicant will be based at our head office in Esher, Surrey selling Daytona’s exciting product portfolio to a broad range of customers.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The ideal candidate will have previous sales experience preferably in the corporate hospitality/entertainment industry however full product training will be provided. The candidate must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as being organised, professional and enthusiastic with an outgoing and positive demeanour. 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
  • Generous holiday

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@daytona.co.uk quoting the job reference: SESP22

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below

Please contact the recruitment team using the above email address for a full job description.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Duty Manager

LOCATION:  Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AN                                                      

HOURS: Full-Time (including evenings and weekends)

OVERVIEW: 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 in the day-to-day running of a 7-day operational business.
  • Be directly responsible for the operations of the venue in the absence of the General Manager and Assistant General Manager.
  • Ensure the venue is operational in a timely manner whilst warranting first class customer care and safety.
  • To be responsible for monitoring and managing Race Events including the circuit, correctly issuing signals to drivers, and accurately 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.
  • 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: Careers@Daytona.co.uk quoting job ref: DMSP2022

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below

A full job description is available on request.

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Go-Kart Track Marshals

HOURS: Full and Part-time/Flexible – MUST be available to work evenings and weekends as well as weekdays.

LOCATION: Daytona Sandown Park, More Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8AN

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the race circuit whilst during events
  • 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 and safety in accordance with the company’s safety standard.
  • Ensuring Daytona guests have an enjoyable experience whilst providing excellent customer service throughout.

Skills and Essentials:

  • The candidate must be presentable, reliable, confident liaising with guests.
  • Have the drive and commitment to be successful to further develop career and 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 guests.
  • Be available to work evenings and weekends in addition to weekdays.

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

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position, please email your CV and covering letter to Careers@daytona.co.uk  quoting  the job reference: TMSP22

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Race Directors

HOURS: Full-time and Part-time – MUST be available to work evenings and weekends in addition to weekdays.

HOURLY RATE: £Competitive plus uncapped sales commission on merchandise.
LOCATION: Daytona Sandown Park, More Lane, Esher, KT10 8AN

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 lead 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:
If you are interested in this position, please email your most up to date CV and covering letter to Careers@Daytona.co.uk  quoting the job reference: RDSP22

Or, to request more information please fill out the contact form below
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