NASCAR Diversity Internship –Business Development
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) seeks the exceptional, the talented and the driven to contribute to its success as one of North America’s premier sports. Offering opportunities in various areas across the corporation, NASCAR encourages innovation and creativity on and off the track.
The NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) is a 10-week, paid summer internship that targets diverse college students. NASCAR Diversity Interns contribute to the complex motorsports workforce; learn from leading NASCAR executives in weekly Lunch and Learns; and network with industry professionals.
Many participants secure full-time employment within NASCAR and the motorsports industry upon completion of the program.
NDIP Dates: May - August 2018
*Rolling internship start and end dates may apply
What I will be doing…
As a member of the NASCAR Sales Team, provide a positive and customer service centric demeanor at all times. Assist in category and sponsorship trend research to inform sales strategy. Assist in top sponsorship prospect research, gathering contact and company information. Create and maintain active prospect list. When necessary, participate in phone calls and/or meetings with top prospects. Assist in the conceptualization, development and construction of sponsorship pitches. Support sales team in developing and delivering high-quality race-day experiences for top prospects.
Skills I need to bring to this role…
Major or area of study: Finance, Management, Hospitality or (Sports) Marketing
Prior course work desired: Courses requiring financial analysis, marketing analysis and/or management theory
Prior experience desired: Internships within sports and/or hospitality industry; internships within field of marketing
Other specifics: Positive, outgoing demeanor. Can-do attitude. Experience in customer service, sales or hospitality.
At the time of application, all candidates must:
Special Instruction: An unofficial transcript must be uploaded along with your cover letter during the application process.
Application opens: October 13, 2017
Application closes: January 12, 2018
*Please note that we will be conducting rolling interviews. Students are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.*