Appointments: Karting Executive


Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting new role has been created to head up Karting at the national governing body, Motorsport UK.

Motorsport UK represents over 45,000 competitors and volunteers and some 720 clubs at the heart of motorsport. Now, under the leadership of the Chairman David Richards CBE, we are investing in an exciting period of change to drive growth and create a sustainable future for motorsport in the UK. Karting is key to this growth and focus – with this role being key to the future.

Reporting to the Sporting Services Director, the Karting Executive will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and development of the karting discipline, as well as guiding the long-term vision for the sport.

Applications are invited from candidates within the karting fraternity, with an excellent track record of success in the industry. A strong network and good reputation will be essential for this individual to represent the sport and help it grow.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. An unbiased view will be necessary as well as a good knowledge of regulations and the role of Motorsport UK, having had working experience of karting venues and competitions, either by corporate involvement or as an official or competitor. A working understanding of health and safety will be beneficial. There will be a requirement for frequent weekend work at motorsports events.

The remuneration package is commensurate with the position within the organisation.

Please apply to enclosing your CV and contact details. A copy of the full job specification is available here.

Motorsport UK is an equal opportunities organisation which welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

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