Archive for September, 2015

Job Opportunity: Video Editor – Motor Racing Network

September 8th, 2015

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a job in racing with media, broadcasting or video skills. Listing from TeamworkOnline.com!
Video Editor – Motor Racing Network (Concord, NC)

Description:

  • Edit and create video, animation and digital web projects for Sprint Vision, MRN and ISC clients.
  • Work directly with producers and independently.
  • Collaborate in the development of new digital content.
  • Maintain and help improve upon existing media management practices.
  • Interact with production management on resource scheduling.
  • Participate in field shoots and studio productions.

 Requirements:

  • Maintain a high level of creativity and positive attitude within the confines of tight deadlines
  • Ability to multitask numerous projects and priorities
  • Must be fluent in nonlinear editing systems (AVID Media Composer preferred)
  • Experience in After Effects, Photoshop and Premiere Pro a plus
  • Working knowledge of HD DSLR and ENG camera equipment
  • Working knowledge of NASCAR
  • Must be well organized and flexible to shifting priorities
  • At least three years of video production experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or Broadcast Production preferred

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Job Opportunity: Marketing and Events Manager – Sonoma Raceway

September 5th, 2015
Marketing and Events Manager – Sonoma Raceway (Sonoma, CA)

Sonoma Raceway, a division of Speedway Motorsports, Inc., is seeking a Marketing & Events Manager   to be based at the raceway administrative office in Sonoma, CA.  Sonoma Raceway is one of the premier road-racing and drag-strip venues in the country, hosting the best in NASCAR, NHRA Drag Racing, INDYCAR and more.  The raceway, which is busy 350 days each year and also boasts a motor-sports industrial park, is located at the gateway of the scenic Sonoma Valley, just 30 miles north of San Francisco. To learn more about us or our parent company, Speedway Motorsports, Inc., please visit: www.racesonoma.com or www.gospeedway.com

Responsibilities

The Marketing & Events Manager is responsible for co-developing and executing a marketing strategy that will drive brand awareness, support corporate sponsorships and increase ticket sales for Sonoma Raceway’s major events.  The Marketing & Events Manager is responsible for developing and producing top-tier national events that involve collaboration across multiple departments.

This position requires great attention to detail, creative thinking, excellent organizational skills, strong people management skills, and a passion for creating high quality fan experience.

Production:

  • Work closely with graphic designer to plan and coordinate the production of printed sales collateral.
  • Manage graphic design timeline for promotional materials including sizing specifications, approved images and content
  • Work with print companies on pricing, uploading images/graphic and ordering promotional materials

Programs:

  • Manage deliverable fulfillment of existing Raceway programs and work with internal teams to create and develop programs to address opportunities and initiatives
  • Oversee planning and execution of all advance, during and post event initiatives and programs
  • Work with sponsorship department to develop campaign briefs and program proposals
  • Work with sponsorship team to obtain support for existing programs and expand programs to wider audiences

People:

  • Supervise, recruit, hire, and coordinate schedules, set goals and monitor direct work of Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Intern, Sonoma Raceway Girls, Promo Team and Ambassadors

 Main Events

  • Work with individual series (NASCAR, NHRA and IndyCar) and production team on schedules, race day scripts and stage production
  • Coordinate all Aerial activities between FAA, jet teams and any other aerial activities during pre-race ceremonies
  • Book pre-race entertainment; National Anthem Singer, musical acts and pyro,
  • Discover and procure event enhancement elements;  Ferris Wheel, outdoor movie screens, stages, and banners
  • Coordinate with VIPs – Grand Marshall, Honorary Starter, Sonoma Raceway VIPs, Sponsorship VIPs, etc
  • Submit Military requests for Large American Flag presentation, Cannon Salute and Honor Guard

Promotional  & Special Events

  • Oversee the strategy and planning of off-site promotions, tradeshows and special events; including but not limited to: event registration, show car transportation, trade agreements, insurance, set up and breakdown logistics, and staffing
  • Oversee the coordination of special events including logistics planning with cities, Police Departments, CHP, etc
  • Work with Sales Department on in-store displays, show car appearances and viewing parties for sponsors
  • Develop ongoing data collection efforts and techniques for off-site promotions and web based contests through internal resources and sponsorship support

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have experience producing and promoting major events
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the necessary function of the position, previous work at motorsports or sports facility preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Communication, Business Administration, Sports Management or any related field

Skills and Specifications

  • Team player with a passion for motorsports
  • Strong communication, organizational, skills
  • Demonstrated skills in group supervision and leadership
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with a high level of personal initiative and self-drive
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – builds effective working relationships on all levels
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

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Job Opportunity: Consumer Marketing Coordinator – Auto Club Speedway

September 1st, 2015
From TeamworkOnline.com: 
Consumer Marketing Coordinator – Auto Club Speedway (Fontana, CA)

The Consumer Marketing Coordinator will assist with the development and implementation of consumer marketing and communications plans, promotions, and other strategic projects.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS
Hours will vary but will include evenings, weekends, holidays, and long days on event days and nights.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work on design, coordination and monitoring of all digital communications including email marketing and social media
  • Help Consumer Marketing/Promotions team with ad campaigns and media buys
  • Coordinate media value add promotions
  • Help coordinate and produce all marketing collateral, including print and online advertising, brochures, sales materials, event collateral, signage, and special projects
  • Aid in sponsor promotions and help promote ticket sales and sponsor activation
  • Develop social media strategies and content
  • Assist with pre-race and post-race ceremonies
  • Help organize departmental logistics for events
  • Develop and aid in post-event follow-up, research and recap reports
  • Other duties as required

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 Professional:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience and related college degree required
  • Experience with digital marketing, content management systems and web publishing systems preferred
  • Proficient computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft applications, and ability to quickly learn required ticketing and customer relationship management software.  Adobe Photoshop or other graphic arts software experience preferred

Personal:

  • Exceptional work ethic, strong desire to succeed, eagerness to learn, professionalism and a passion for the sports industry
  • Communicate effectively and professionally at all times – written and verbally
  • Strong team player
  • Exercise excellent judgment
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at one time
  • Professional appearance and demeanor – clean and neat at all times

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Job Opportunity: Events/Office Coordinator

September 1st, 2015
From TeamworkOnline.com:
Events/Office Coordinator – International Speedway Corporation (Daytona Beach, Fl)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties of this position include:

  • Administrative support to all ISC Sales, Partnership Marketing & Media Team Members
    • Organize calendar requests and meetings
    • Create and execute expense reports, submit for approval thru WebNow
    • Coordinate team travel (flight, hotel, rental car, credentials, directions)
    • Real time expense tracking, as well as coding/billing
    • Monthly expense forecast review/updates as well as reconciliation to monthly accounting report
    • Manage Sales Prospect Dashboard updates for Daytona Rising Project and One Daytona
    • Proposal/Presentation printing & binding
  • General office assistance, including:
    • Agendas and reports for Team Meetings
    • Run weekly reports and report back to the Team (Anthem, SBJ, legal, accounting)
    • Mail distribution and outgoing mail requests (UPS/FedEx)
    • Order office supplies and manage office equipment (new needs/repair calls, etc.)
    • Prepare/Coordinate forms & on-boarding binder for new employees
    • Coordinate legal contracts for execution and distribution
    • Prepare and send out emails via the ISC Partnership Marketing News email account
  • Event related duties include:
    • Request and administer Hard Cards, credentials, tickets, suite passes, and parking for internal needs as well as partner needs for all ISC events
    • Assist with coordination, planning, execution and follow-up for ISC Summits
    • Partner function preparation, planning and execution (B2B Events, Golf, Banquets, Dinners)
    • ISC Prospecting Suite planning and hosting
    • Assemble pre-event partner communication and send out accordingly
    • Order event golf carts
  • Database Management Support, including:
    • Order entry and order management in ISC’s Inventory Management system for all multi-track deals.  Work with ISC Sales & PM team members on a weekly basis to input the latest information about their forecast and in process orders into Inventory Management System
    • Maintain and update lists within the CRM system (partner party, Holiday cards, special functions)
    • Provide additional support, as needed, to Business Analyst

Minimum Qualifications                          

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1 to 2 years related experience preferred
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and have the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ideal candidate is results driven, creative and strategic thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft Office experience required (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook)

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