The R&A employ staff in a diverse range of departments including golf development, course management, equipment testing, hospitality, Championship operations, Rules, finance, IT, marketing and communications, and golf heritage.
Our jobs vacancies page displays employment opportunities in both permanent and temporary roles. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals and encourage those who wish to develop their career at The R&A to upload their CV.
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The R&A is currently developing its operations in a number of areas and is creating several new positions across the organisation in 2017. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and growing team working at the heart of golf then please see the vacancies below
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The R&A is based in St Andrews, Scotland, where it employs 160 members of staff.
The R&A, which runs The Open and governs the sport of golf worldwide with the USGA, is looking for a Content Marketing Manager. The successful candidate will join an expanding team in a progressive, world class organization. You will manage the increasing demands for provision of content primarily focused on driving audience engagement and partner relationships. The successful candidate will:
Ensure that the production and distribution of content supports The Open brand’s commercial objectives
Develop, align and activate content strategies to achieve key brand objectives
Drive the creative direction of the marketing content, developing a consistent tone of voice and style to all communications
The ideal candidate should have extensive previous management experience of digital content production and social media platforms.
The R&A, which runs The Open and governs the sport of golf worldwide with the USGA, is looking for a CRM & Content Executive. The successful candidate will join an expanding team in a progressive, world class organization. You will work within the marketing team supporting the Content Marketing Manager on many facets of online marketing communication to enrich key campaigns. You will support the increasing demands for provision of content primarily focused on driving audience engagement and partner relationships associated with The Open. The successful candidate will:
Produce engaging digital content for the R&A’s Professional Championships across all digital channels to support key commercial strategies
Be the principal owner of content for TheOpen.com
Be the Primary source of content for a Customer Relationship Management service for The Open to support the organisation’s wider strategic goals
The ideal candidate should have previous experience of digital content production and social media platforms working in a brands marketing or sports rights holders marketing function.
The R&A, the governing body for the Rules of Golf worldwide (excluding the USA and Mexico), is seeking to recruit a permanent, full-time Manager to oversee the administration and technological development of the World Amateur Golf Rankings™ (WAGR).
The R&A (the governing body for golf and organiser of The Open Championship) is seeking to fill an exciting permanent post in the Championship Department. Based in St Andrews and reporting to the Director – Championship Staging, this key role will embrace a wide range of duties in organising The Open – The World’s pre-eminent golf event.
As we are approaching our busy season, The R&A, the governing body for Golf worldwide (excluding the USA and Mexico), is seeking an Administration Assistant to support the work of our Executive Assistants. You will provide a comprehensive and efficient administration service, delivered in a professional, confidential manner with excellent communication skills.