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 51 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.
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join our team in the position of Producer based in our Charlotte office. The Producer oversee all aspects of the sports cars series digital media productions including creative storytelling and presentation of the series through vignettes, webisodes and social media.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop and execute all editorial and creative elements for the sports car series’ non-live productions and digital platform
Oversee the production of projects from initial concept through scripting, storyboarding, production, and distribution
Produce all live cut feeds of secondary sports car series’ events on location; complete editing process from the office
Develop creative “look” for the sports car series, including digital elements and productions; develop new ideas for the sports car series’ digital platform
Produce and oversee assigned staff’s production of projects, including, but not limited to, researching materials, operating edit system, working with post production team on audio mix, finish edit, music, field shoots, script writing, etc.
Use talent, skill and knowledge of best practices to edit material to specified lengths and reassemble segments in sequences that present story with maximum effect
Evaluate and select scenes in terms of dramatic and entertainment value and story continuity
Oversee creative review process of projects and productions to ensure quality and accuracy
Work with production team to create video materials for promoters, teams, manufacturers, sponsors, and agencies.
Write, rewrite, combine, and polish scripts and storyboards, as necessary, to prepare for production
Represent company, acting as liaison to independent producer of television series produced for network broadcast
Determine key roles necessary to produce specific project
Determine, allocate, and monitor technical and financial resources necessary to complete project
Coordinate and manage activities of project team members, ensuring that tasks are completed on time and within budget
Understand and follows the rights and clearances practices of the company
Attend all sports car series events to oversee and produce digital media content as required
Travel: 60% including weekends.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and a minimum of five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficient on company provided hardware and software, including Microsoft Office Suite. Proficient on Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier editing software.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver's License preferred.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Well organized and be flexible to shifting priorities
Ability to carry out duties with little direct supervision
Strong attention to detail
Able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate deadlines
Familiar with camera and audio equipment
Knowledge of auto racing, its personalities and history – specifically sports cars
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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