Career Opportunities

Working for the South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC)

The South Australian Jockey Club (SAJC) is South Australia’s premier racing club, playing host to more than 45 days of racing action throughout the year at Morphettville Racecourse. The South Australian Jockey Club is home to a diverse multipurpose venue featuring functions rooms which are available to host events seven days a week. Our employees are spread throughout Hospitality, Tracks/Grounds Maintenance, Administration/Corporate, Operations and the Club’s external entertainment venue – The Junction.

Located on Anzac Highway and part of the South Australian Jockey Club, The Junction is a flexible venue – equipped and ready to cater for a variety of functions and events. With a number of function spaces, the venue is able to cater for gathering large and small and includes a Bistro, Sports Bar, multipurpose function room and a 40-machine gaming room.

Morphettville is about to commence construction on an exciting new event facility, with over 1000 seats of capacity across two levels, overlooking the racecourse and Adelaide Hills.  Due for completion in mid-2023, this facility will form the cornerstone for events in the redeveloped Morphettville precinct.

The SAJC is a great place to work with a vibrant and inclusive workplace culture where our people are valued and supported to fulfil their career goals and perform at their best. Our Values underpin our culture, they guide our decisions and reflect how we engage with each other and our customers.

SAJC Values: Respect, Adaptability, Collaboration, Experience.

Our Vision is to deliver vibrant, successful, and sustainable experiences for all, and we achieve this by having the best people on our team.

If you would like to join our team, please apply to the current vacancies below, or reach out to discuss employment opportunities at the SAJC via; or (08) 8295 0112

Event Sales Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic Event Sales Coordinator to join our dynamic team and be part of creating unforgettable experiences at Morphettville. As our Event Sales Coordinator, you’ll play a central role in crafting seamless events, conferences, and race days at Morphettville. Be the catalyst for building lasting relationships with clients, stakeholders, and operational teams, ensuring every occasion is a success.

Why Join Us:

  • Innovative Atmosphere: Unleash your creativity as you contribute to redefining Morphettville as Adelaide’s event and entertainment destination of choice.
  • Diverse Portfolio: From crafting engaging customer experiences and communications to managing marketing operations, and creating must-attend event experiences, your role will be anything but ordinary.
  • Meaningful Impact: Witness the tangible results of your efforts as we elevate brand awareness and create unforgettable events.
  • Collaborative Team: Join a passionate team that values respect, adaptability, collaboration, and experience.

Why Join Us:

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure prompt response to inquiries and concerns, prioritizing customer satisfaction.
  • Proactively engage existing clientele to identify sales opportunities.
  • Conduct site visits and client meetings, presenting tailored entertainment options.
  • Facilitate seamless communication among stakeholders throughout event lifecycles.
  • Develop comprehensive event proposals and booking agreements aligned with client needs.
  • Coordinate event logistics to ensure flawless execution, adhering to SAJC policies and procedures.
  • Manage invoicing and payment processes with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Identify upselling opportunities to maximize revenue and enhance client satisfaction.
  • Represent Morphettville at industry events and trade shows to promote the venue’s appeal.

Casual Food & Beverage Attendant

Are you a seasoned pro in the world of fine dining and functions? Do you thrive in an environment where excellence is the standard, and every detail matters? We want YOU to be a part of our exceptional food & beverage team!

With the completion of our Events Centre just around the corner, we are now looking for talented and enthusiastic Food and Beverage Attendants.

The individual in this role will need to be able to use their initiative, always on the front foot ensuring customers have what they need prior to asking.

If you are passionate about hospitality and you are looking to join a growing team at one of South’s Australia’s most iconic venues, then we’d love to hear from you.

These casual positions offer a variety of shifts on feature race days, Saturdays, public holidays or throughout the week, perfect for someone looking for supplementary work OR an established food & beverage superstar looking to grow their hospitality career. If this sounds like you or someone you know, please share and apply!

Junior Ignite Program

Ignite your career with Morphettville!

Hey there, all you 15 to 17-year-olds ready to set your ambitions ablaze! Get ready to dive into the Ignite Program @ Morphettville – a junior employment opportunity designed to spark your growth and reward your efforts.

It’s not just about work; it’s about igniting passions, nurturing talents, and cultivating dreams.

Who are we?

The Morphettville Racecourse is a unique and vibrant entertainment destination and the home of thoroughbred racing in metropolitan Adelaide.

What is the Junior Ignite Program?

The Junior program is directed at students under the age of 18, who are looking to gain paid experience within the workforce. Our Junior ‘Sparks’ will be provided with a well-rounded and extensive training schedule, as well as ongoing support and development opportunities from the line manager.

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