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Stock Controllers for Royal Ascot 2024

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

1711 by Ascot are currently recruiting for Stock Controllers to support us at this year’s Royal Ascot. Individuals taking on this role play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth operation of events.

These individuals must take ownership of their designated core cellar, organise, and reconcile the stock within it, while also supporting with beverage distribution.

Ascot Racecourse, with its rich history and status as a world-renowned venue, offers a dynamic and engaging workplace where employees are encouraged to embody the Ascot way values of elegant, uplifting, and original.

Please note that you must be available for the whole event. Dates from 18th June - 22 June

Core Cellars

  • Assist with opening stock counts.
  • Ensure all open counts are clear correct and entered onto the systems.
  • Investigate any missing stocks.
  • Issue replacement stocks.
  • Ensure stock requisitions are correct.
  • Issues stocks based on the requisitions received.
  • Record all requisitions on to the system.
  • Order additional stock from Boxes cellar as required.
  • Take payment for any on the day sales.
  • Compile all relevant paperwork and file
  • Check Closing stocks and reconcile stock to stock counts.
  • Seal stock boxes and return to cellar.
  • Enter closing stock onto system
  • Stock take the core cellar.


Main Cellar

  • Reconcile opening stock counts from the retail team
  • Investigate any discrepancies.
  • Count kegs in keg rooms and generate opening stocks.
  • Monitor requisitions and accept or reject accordingly.
  • Work with main cellar team to build and distribute requisitions.
  • Support keg rooms and cover breaks.
  • Reconcile closing stocks from retail and fine dining team
  • Perform stock counts when necessary.
  • Close cellars down and perform final stock count
  • Help the cellar team as and when required. 


To be successful with us, we are looking for the following attributes:

- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.

- Attention to detail

- Ability to work flexibly, including weekends and evenings, especially during race events.

- A proactive attitude towards problem-solving and the ability to work well under pressure.

- Great teamwork skills


Reasons to join our team at  Royal Ascot 2024:

  • Job specific training provided that can be used in other roles
  • Work collaboratively with us to find a role that suits you
  • Superb recognition schemes throughout the week, to recognise those key team members that have gone above and beyond
  • Real Living Wage rate of pay for all staff regardless of age

If the above sounds like you, and you would love to be part of our team, then please apply as we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date : Friday 31st May 2024

About the Company

Sodexo Live!

We’re Experience Makers. 
And go-getters, fanatic foodies, and community pillars. 

At Sodexo Live! build a career where ‘everyday’ is anything but normal. Our experiences are unique, and so are our people. Bring personality, your background, and your desire for delighting others. In return we’ll give you all you need to thrive.

We Belong to a team that feels like family, ACT with purpose and be inclusive, Thrive in our career, while able to Be Live in the moment creating exceptional memories. 
After giving it all, you’ll return home knowing that you’ve played your part in creating a truly unforgettable moment. 
Because at Sodexo Live! we’re so much more.

 Be part of something greater

Why choose Sodexo Live! – 

At Sodexo Live! we believe in making every moment count, for the guests we serve and for our team members. We take pride in crafting exceptional events at the most prestigious venues on the planet, making every event a positive story worth telling. Whether at high-profile sports venues, cultural destinations, corporate events or once-in-a-lifetime social functions, you won’t just craft the moment… you’ll be immersed in the action. As part of the Sodexo Live! team, you belong to something greater. You bring people together and make a real impact in local communities through the power of shared experiences. You have the opportunity to gain the skills to thrive for a long-term career with a team that is inclusive and always ready to embrace the moment.

Globally Sodexo Live! contributes to the success of events such as Royal Ascot, the Tour de France, the Rugby World Cup and soon the Paris 2024 Games, and showcases exceptional venues such as the Eiffel Tower Restaurants, Bateaux Parisiens, Yachts de Paris, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the Hard Rock Stadium, the Scottish National Gallery, and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. 

Other venues in the UK include, Fulham FC, the ACC Liverpool, and Edinburgh’s magnificent Signet Library.

Sodexo Live! is part of Sodexo which provides catering, facilities management, employee benefits and personal home services to 100 million consumers daily in 56 countries. At Sodexo we believe in the difference a day makes. That’s why we are proud to focus on people’s essential needs: we see them as key to improve the quality of life. We know that by focusing on the tangible, the real, the concrete improvements, day after day, for millions of people, we have a big impact not only on individuals but also on society and the planet. We believe it all starts with the everyday.

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