Looking for a job? Here's a cool opportunity that just might be a great new start for the right person.
The position: Director of business development for NASCAR Media Group
Location: New York, N.Y.
Job duties: Will serve as the primary NY point of contact for all NASCAR Media inquiries from internal managers and Official Partners. Responsible for account troubleshooting and customer service. Will represent NASCAR Media Group in key business-to-business efforts, prospecting and ongoing renewals with Official Partners, prospects and other service providers. Will facilitate creative content asset development tailored to meet partner needs and strategies. Must provide an active leadership role across sports, media, digital production and other trade organizations.
The company: NASCAR is the major professional motorsports company, sanctioning more than 1,200 races at 100 tracks across the U.S. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, NASCAR has several other U.S. offices.
Requirements: Must have extensive knowledge of production, post-production and content creation processes and practices. Must be able to facilitate complex project completion and tracking across various physical locations. Needs to have hands-on familiarity with motorsports landscape and knowledge of key players' roles and functional areas of influence and expertise. Must have expertise in the NY area marketing services/agencies and their communities. Excellent presentation skills and brainstorming ability required. Must be a self-starter who can work independently and remotely without being hampered by physical distance from colleagues and staff.
Extra perks: NASCAR offers all of the usual benefits such as medical and dental coverage, but they also provide cancer coverage, travel insurance and lots of paid time off. Plus, you get to see NASCAR races and possibly even meet your favorite drivers.
Interesting info: This is a great gig for someone who likes to be on the go – it requires 40% travel, some of which may take place on weekends.
Other opportunities: NASCAR needs race officials, timing and scoring officials, audio/video and editing specialists. They also have openings for a human resources manager and mechanics. Plus, they have numerous internship opportunities. There are also often opportunities with NASCAR teams, who each handle their own hiring.