Job Posting: Racing Manager

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Job Details:

The Racing Manager reports directly to the Director of the Raceway/Grandstand. Key responsibilities include management of staff, as well as collaborating as a team to enhance strategies and further the goals of the Raceway and overall organization.

Responsibilities of the Racing Manager:

  • Responsible for adherence to AGCO rules of racing
  • Develop on-track and video product
  • Responsible for wagering menu.
  • Set post times for live races.
  • Supervise tote/timing and charter staff.
  • Promptly communicate any changes to the AGCO, communicate with AGCO judges.
  • Work with the Director of the Raceway to enhance strategies for the Raceway, including growth of the on track and simulcast audience.
  • Responsible for marketing and social media communications, working with the Track Announcer and WFD Media Team
  • Must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Western Fair District Health & Safety Policy and Awareness Program/Safety Manual, all Western Fair District procedures and any other applicable legislation.
  • Work as a team player promoting a positive and professional work environment and conduct role with integrity and respect.
  • Act as an Ambassador throughout the community, positively representing the Western Fair District.
  • Abide by and uphold all policies and procedures of Western Fair District.
  • Other duties as assigned in order to meet the overall goals and objectives of the Western Fair District.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of related experience.
  • Must have minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Must be able to obtain AGCO license.
  • Basic knowledge of standardbred racing is required.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure individually, and as part of a team.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed while sitting, standing or walking.
  • Environment – Moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, exposure to dust, dirt, and animals.
  • Flexible work schedule – Must be available evenings and weekends as required

If you are interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department by Friday, July 30, 2021.