The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Manager, Board Services based in our Charlotte, NC office.
The Manager, Board Services is responsible for management of a variety of events, hospitality, special services and logistics often pertaining to and directly originated by NASCAR Board members as well as select senior level leadership.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Direct management and oversight of a wide variety of events/activities including:
- Board/executive travel and logistics
- Entertainment and dinner arrangements
- At-track management of executive-level guests
- Meetings and other related events or activities
VIP/celebrity hosting (off-track & at-track)
Develop individual event budgets (forecasting, oversight & reporting)
Contract origination and process management including venues and outside contractors
Exploration and identification of new event and hospitality vendors, assets, venues, etc.
Experience with executing events at-track or in similar environments
Site visits, site recommendations and proposal development
Management of guest transportation (individual & Group)
Guest management software proficiency; creating events, reports, guest lists and diagrams
Food & beverage planning including an understanding of requirements for various event types
Décor planning & procurement
Invitation creation, distribution and RSVP reporting
Event strategy/planning coordination
Coordinate guest transportation (individual & group)
Oversight and management of guest sleeping room blocks
Comfort and style to collaborate with various internal and external industry stakeholders
Prepare internal and external event communications including presentations (e.g. PowerPoint)
Pre/post event analysis, presentations and reporting
Competitive event analysis and benchmarking
Event related tasks such as ticket/suite pass distribution, golf cart rentals, supplies, etc.
Complete expense reports and coordination of monthly credit card reconciliation
Process invoices by directing them to the appropriate approval authorities
Plan meetings, video conferences and conference calls
Other duties and projects as assigned
Approximately 50 – 60% including weekend travel, multi-day travel and short-notice travel
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; and five years of experience in the sports and/or corporate events industry. Although not required, a reasonable level of exposure and understanding of the sports industry is a plus.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.
We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history, with an eye towards the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!
NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.
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