Job Opportunity: Manager of Community Outreach – Homestead-Miami Speedway

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This is an interesting position available for a marketing pro who specializes in community outreach. Great for all you marketing and business majors who want to work in NASCAR!

Manager of Community Outreach – Homestead-Miami Speedway (Homestead, FL)

Summary: Homestead-Miami Speedway is seeking a Manager of Community Outreach. We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual who is interested in learning in all aspects of marketing to create and manage community outreach programs tied to Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic about promotion, preferably with a working knowledge of, and passion for, motorsports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
• Reach out to current fans and potential future fans to drive awareness and social interaction
• Represent HMS at local and regional events, festivals, and various other assigned events
• ENGAGE guests while disseminating various promotional information on HMS events
• Collect database information
• Sell HMS event tickets at promotional events
• Operate and maintain promotional equipment; including but not limited to: HMS truck/trailer, show car(s), tents and other items as necessary
• Work with HMS’ media agency to run in-market media promotions
• Work with HMS’ current and potential corporate partners to activate their sponsorships in a manner that helps drive ticket sales for HMS and meets the goals of partner(s)
• Develop and manage the HMS Kids Club
• Manage fan experience elements on race weekend to include, but not limited to, leaderboard, kids zone, and concerts
• Design, implement and execute the overall strategic plan for the HMS Foundation
• Manage the HMS Foundation budget
• Develop new, creative and impactful programs that benefit the local community, while enhancing the HMS brand within it
• Create fundraising events for the HMS Foundation
• Strategic planning of long?term goals
• Build meaningful partnerships with local Chambers and CVB’s
• Attend Chamber and CVB events as necessary
• Remain aware of trends in the industry and marketplace
• Work event nights, weekends and holidays as assigned (i.e. attend community events and programs)
• Represent the team at various community events, such as festivals, sporting events, community events etc. with the responsibility of informing the community about the track and the foundation
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications: The successful candidate will be creative, highly motivated, organized and a team player with attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task. Candidate is expected to bring a positive attitude to the workplace, to be cheerful, engaging, cooperative and productive, and to perform additional duties as required for the efficient operations of the Speedway.

• Must possess strategic and creative thought to spur fresh ideas driving ticket sales and revenue
• Customer service focus; committed to catering to the customer
• Bilingual a plus
• Highly effective interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, and leadership skills required
• Ability to effectively present information to management and respond to complaints
• Self-motivation
• Proficient in Microsoft office software and database management
• Proven ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Flexibility to work necessary hours including evenings, weekends & holidays
• Ability to manage budgets effectively
• Ability to routinely carry up to 50 pounds
• Must possess valid driver’s license and ability to drive large truck/trailer
• Excellent people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients at all levels within an organization
• Understanding of racing, including an appreciation of the fan experience
• Must be able to work cooperatively in a team setting

Work Requirements
• Usual office working conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities, duties, functions and tasks.
• Special Position Requirements
• Position may require travel as needed.

The Speedway has been open since 1995 following an initiative to spur economic recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. The 650-acre facility is active more than 280 days per year and will host NASCAR’s championship races during Ford Championship Weekend (November 14-16, 2014) for the 13th consecutive year. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 is broadcast live on TV and radio to 200 countries in 24 languages. Homestead-Miami Speedway, featuring a 1.5-mile oval and 2.21-mile road course, generates more than $250 million annually for the region.
Please attach cover letter, resume, and start-date availability.

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