The R&A - Working for Golf

Work at The R&A

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.

 

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who wish to develop their career at The R&A. If you meet the requirements for any of our available roles then we encourage you to submit an application. 

 

Would you like to work for The R&A? Please view our current vacancies below.

 

How your information will be used

In order to progress your application, for administrative purposes, The R&A will record, keep, and hold the personal data which you have provided in this application form stored in our Human Resources files. Your data will not be transferred to any third parties outside of The R&A group companies. If your application is successful, The R&A will hold this data as part of your employee record which will be stored on the basis of our Privacy Policy. In the event that your application is unsuccessful, we will hold the application form and the data contained for three months in case of a future vacancy which we may invite you to apply for, following which we will delete it.

If you have any questions about The R&A’s use of your data, please contact us by email at privacy@randa.org.

Work at The Open

Join us in summer 2021 when golf's oldest Championship returns to Royal St George’s, on the beautiful Kent coastline for the first time since 2011.

The Open relies on the recruitment of temporary employees and volunteers to help deliver a memorable experience for the thousands of spectators who will be part of the Championship in July 2021.

DP&L is working in partnership with The R&A to recruit for many different types of positions. There are both paid and voluntary roles available here.

Vacancies

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Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur golf events, international matches and manages golf rankings.  The R&A also owns and operates the British Golf Museum in St Andrews.

The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The R&A Group has expanded significantly in the last five years with group turnover now in excess of £100 million and a full-time staff of over 200.Operating independently from The R&A Group, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews was founded in 1754 and is one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world. The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now. The Finance department plays a key role in supporting that purpose.  There are currently 14 members of the Finance team.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the finance team at The R&A.  We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to provide direct support to the Finance Manager.  The Assistant Management Accountant will be primarily responsible for the preparation of management accounts, budgets and forecasts for The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (The Club), R&A Group Services Limited (“Group Services”) and R&A Rules Limited. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role and have previous experience of producing management accounts and budgets for divisions or entities.  The role also requires excellent communication skills as the successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other departments throughout the organisation.  



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The R&A runs professional championships including The Open, The Senior Open and the AIG Women’s Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings.  The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The Digital Technology team are working on a large-scale project for The R&A. This role is crucial in the coordination of the delivery and day to day project management along with liaising with internal departments and external agencies.

The successful candidate should have previous experience working on website delivery / project management role and be organised, efficient and enthusiastic

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