|Chester Race Company Limited is an exciting growing organisation within the leisure and tourism sector. Whilst the core activity is horseracing, the commercial strategy has been to develop the brand through different business opportunities including restaurants, external catering services, a hotel and betting operations. Having shown resilience through the global recession, the company reported a turnover in excess of £26M in 2014 and is well positioned to embark on a period of sustained growth and expansion of its brand portfolio.
As the various brands continue to develop, so does the need to appoint an experienced Non-Executive Director with a varied commercial background to provide input at Board level on consumer trends in the leisure/hospitality arena and the technology being used to target consumers. Providing support and challenge at a strategic level, bringing independence, objectivity and an external perspective, this is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the success and growth of Chester Race Company. The annual time commitment is expected to be around 24 days per annum.
You will have a strong commercial background and a deep understanding of consumer issues in hospitality and leisure, as well as digital marketing and corporate branding. Your experience, will have been gained serving on the operating or main board of a significant branded consumer facing business. The strongest candidates will have the ability and confidence to analyse complex issues quickly and will have strong relationship building, influencing and communication skills. You will be valued for your ability to challenge others’ viewpoints constructively and for your high levels of personal integrity.
Please submit a short covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements of this role and reply with your CV by clicking here and quoting reference number: . Alternatively, please Tel: 0845 261 0600
All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Warren Partners.