23rd March, 2017

One of the many activities that make up the first year of the Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon Project, delivered by… More

23rd March, 2017

One of the many activities that make up the first year of the Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon Project, delivered by… More

20th March, 2017

Racing to School is thrilled to announce that HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will be meeting with Newmarket Academy pupils… More

17th February, 2017

Racing to School's half-term activity included a Riders' Programme actitivy day at Towecester racecourse for Pony Club members. 

6th January, 2017

Entries open today for the 25th and last Martin Wills Writing Awards; they close on 28 February 2017.

2nd December, 2016

The education and community engagement charity Racing to School has signed up to The Giving Machine, a simple online charity… More

Community Engagement Manager

4th November, 2016

Full Time, Permanent
Offices in High Holborn with frequent travel within the UK

Racing to School (formerly the British Horseracing Education and Standards Trust), supports the learning and development of young people through unique educational programmes delivered in schools and colleges, at racecourses, trainers’ yards and studs.

Racing to School has formed an alliance with Racing Together, which embraces all racing’s community engagement. Having been through a recent restructure, the charity now seeks a Community Engagement Manager to proactively develop, implement and expand the community outreach programmes in areas of education, employability and wellbeing, whilst building relationships with relevant charities and the communities in which racing operates.

This is an exciting opportunity, reporting to the Chief Executive developing, delivering and expanding the community outreach programmes. As the Community Engagement Manager, working with racecourses and other stakeholders, you will assist in the development of a cohesive strategy to imbed Racing Together’s programmes in the communities in which racing operates both locally and nationally. You will be also be responsible for the development and implementation of volunteer programme.

To succeed in this dynamic and demanding role, previous experience as a Community Development Manager or a similar role would be desirable. Ideally, an interest in horseracing, and preferably some exposure to the industry and charity sector would be preferable. The successful candidate will be creative and have excellent communication and inter-personal skills to build relationships at all levels.

The role is based in offices in London, with frequent travel within the UK.

As the needs of the charity change this role will change accordingly, therefore this document should be viewed as guidelines which are subject to change.  We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. 

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by completing our application form attaching your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered for this opportunity.

The closing date for applications is November 20th  2016