The R&A - Working for Golf

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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.

We will hold personal details for a maximum of six months. If an appropriate vacancy arises during that time our HR team will be in touch. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details on how your information will be stored.

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 (the governing body for golf) is seeking to fill an exciting permanent post in the Championship Department. Based in StAndrews and reporting to the Executive Director–Championships, this key role will embrace a wide range of duties surrounding the organisation of The Women’s British Open (WBO).

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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 Player Services Manager to develop and enhance the way The Open and The R&A communicates with professional golfers and their management teams. This is a newly created role and presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to introduce new structures and processes to provide a first-class service to all players who qualify for The Open or have any involvement with The R&A. This role requires a high level of organisation and attention to detail with the ability to communicate confidently and professionally to a number of key stakeholders. You must be able to use your initiative, adopting a pro-active approach and be positive, personable and approachable at all times.

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