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Manager, Partner Events

Manager, Partner Events

ID 
2017-1781
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 
9/19/2017
Category 
Corporate Events
Company 
NASCAR

More information about this job

Company Overview

Company Overview

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 FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Job Description

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 

 

  • Creative & forward thinker
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Professional interaction with internal & external executives and guests
  • Capability to perform and retain composure under high pressure situations
  • Ability to manage multiple events, set priorities, meet deadlines and to work independently
  • CMP designation or interest in pursuing the CMP designation a plus
  • A genuine passion of events

Apply Now:

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.