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.  

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. 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

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 2020 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 2020.

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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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 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’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now.

 

The Equipment Standards department is involved in writing and maintaining the Equipment Rules, determining the conformance status of golf equipment to those Rules and conducting fundamental research into the game of golf.

 

Based at Allan Robertson House in Kingsbarns, this role is to primarily perform technical testing on golf equipment (clubs and balls) in order to help determine both its performance and its conformance to the Equipment Rules.



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The British Golf Museum, located in St Andrews, is a 5-star Museum at the heart of the home of golf.  We are dedicated to providing the best visitor experience with the highest levels of customer service. We are currently seeking a Seasonal Visitor Services Assistant to join our busy team as we prepare for the summer season.   

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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’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.  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the finance team at The R&A.  We are looking for a Management Accountant to provide direct support to the Championship Accountant and the business more widely.



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