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. 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, Partner Events based in our Charlotte, NC office.
The Manager, Partner Events is responsible for management of a variety of partner and/or consumer orientated platforms, events and hospitality driven initiatives. Primary areas of responsibility include; strategic planning, venue sourcing, contract negotiating, vendor management, budget development and management, logistical planning, onsite event execution, competitive analysist, post event analysis including metric reporting and other related functions.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Direct management, oversite & budgetary responsibilities of a wide variety of events including:
- At-track hospitality platforms/events
- Contractual partner platforms/events
- Consumer platforms/events
- Business meetings/summits
Event strategy development
Development and presentations of event concepts and programs to internal leadership groups
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
Guest management software proficiency; creating events, reports, guest lists and diagrams
Food & beverage planning
Décor planning & procurement
Invitation creation, distribution and RSVP management
Management of guest transportation and logistics (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 metric reporting
Competitive event analysis and benchmarking
Event related tasks such as ticket/suite pass distribution, golf cart rentals, supplies, etc.
Understanding of and ability to develop event/production schedules and run of show documents
Other duties and projects as assigned
Approximately 30 – 35% 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.