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  • IMSA Communications Intern

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    ID
    2018-1983
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing
    Company
    IMSA (International Motor Sports Association)
  • Company Overview

    The International Motor Sports Association, LLC (IMSA) was originally founded in 1969 and owns a long and rich history in sports car racing. Today, IMSA is the sanctioning body of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the premier sports car racing series in North America. IMSA also sanctions the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda, as well as four one-make series: Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama; Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama; Ferrari Challenge North America; and Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America. IMSA – a company within the NASCAR family – is the exclusive strategic partner in North America with the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) which operates the 24 Hours of Le Mans as a part of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The partnership enables selected IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors to earn automatic entries into the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. For more information, visit www.IMSA.com,www.twitter.com/IMSA or www.facebook.com/IMSA.

    Job Description

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Communications Intern to join the International Motorsports Association in our Daytona Beach, FL office for the Fall semester.

     

    The IMSA Communications Intern will be responsible for assisting the Communications team in all areas, including writing, social media/website content, offseason media guide development, and media outreach.

     

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Assist with the development of the 2019 IMSA Media Guide, including compilation of statistics and writing of driver/team bios
    • Compile media outreach guides for individual race markets
    • Pitch and follow up with local news outlets regarding offseason announcements
    • Write press releases and web stories; distribute releases using Constant Contact
    • Edit and post stories to IMSA.com website; editing photos using Adobe Photoshop
    • Post to IMSA social media properties, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
    • Maintain media lists within Constant Contact
    • Update PR contact list throughout offseason

     

    Qualifications:

     

    To qualify for this paid internship, candidates must have completed at least their sophomore year of college and must currently be an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

     

    Solid working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.

     

    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 IMSA, 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 IMSA!

     

    IMSA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. IMSA 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, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

     

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