Jobs

Why work at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the worldwide leader in motorsports entertainment and the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. But IMS also is about people, a talented staff with diverse skills that are used to the fullest to stage four of the world’s great motor racing events – the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

Employees at IMS are challenged daily to excel in an environment featuring a pace that matches the high speed of the machines that race at the famous facility. Working at IMS is a demanding yet rewarding endeavor for dedicated professionals who want to reach their ultimate potential amid the excitement, tradition and pageantry of the World’s Greatest Racecourse.

Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information. jobs@brickyard.com
 

 

Full-Time/Part-Time Employment Opportunities

 


POSITION TITLE:        Senior Director, Marketing

DEPARTMENT:                INDYCAR Marketing
REPORTS TO:                 Chief Marketing Officer
POSITION LOCATION:    INDYCAR, Corporate Offices
FLSA STATUS:                 Exempt       

SPECIFIC DUTIES:   

  • Provide leadership for business functions including brand marketing, driver marketing, consumer marketing and event marketing.
  • With the Chief Marketing Officer, supervises a Marketing staff as assigned.
  • Develop and implement INDYCAR brand positioning and ensure activities which support the Company’s positioning.
  • Ability and experience in project management, including event activation and measurement of events.
  • Lead a team whose purpose is to promote the sport of INDYCAR racing to current and potential fans to increase the frequency of attendance and television viewership of the races.
  • Develops, proposes and implements marketing strategies and programs, market research, market planning, forecasting, budgeting, and monitoring functions that create and enhance value of the league, its teams and drivers.
  • Meet with race promoters, teams, sponsors, broadcasters and other partners to develop customized, synergistic promotional programs that leverage each other’s assets.
  • Coordinate INDYCAR strategic initiatives with business leaders in Sales, Public Relations, Television Production, Broadcast Relations, and Operations groups.
  • Represent INDYCAR by attending or speaking at member and industry events and professional organizations.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the corporation and the Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10-15 years of business marketing experience, preferably in the motorsports, sports or entertainment business.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent experience required, MBA preferred.
  • Must have experience in the successful development and implementation of core sports marketing activities.
  • Familiarity with consumer promotional programs, retail promotional programs and sport entities are important.
  • Ability to travel to all INDYCAR events, both nationally and internationally.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
  • Effective leader with strong people skills.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter with perseverance to lead teams to success.
  • Effective communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The Physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions for this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

 

POSITION TITLE:        Fieldshop Supervisor


DEPARTMENT:        IMS Productions
REPORTS TO:        Director of Engineering
POSITION LOCATION:    Brickyard Plaza
FLSA STATUS:        Exempt

SPECIFIC DUTIES:   

  • Assist in receiving, delivering and transferring equipment/items and coordinates repair of damaged equipment.
  • Shipping, receiving and tracking of equipment.
  • Maintain proper equipment and supplies inventory, location and accurate counts.
  • Assist with preventative and corrective maintenance of digital and analog television equipment to component level if applicable.
  • Assist with loading/unloading remote television trucks.
  • Clean and maintain field shop, supplies, tools, equipment and storage areas to ensure a safe environment.
  • Transport equipment to local events as needed.
  • Additional duties assigned by IMSP leadership.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent technical training.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds.  Will be required to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to maneuver on ladders and stairs loading and unloading.
  • Must be able to operate warehouse/shop equipment not limited to forklift, pallet jack, drill, trucks/vans.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends including some travel if needed.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter.
  • Effective communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com
 

 


 

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

 

POSITION TITLE:        Group/Ticket Sales Representative

DEPARTMENT:        Ticketing
REPORTS TO:        Manager, Ticket Sales
POSITION LOCATION:    Administration Building
FLSA STATUS:        Seasonal, Non-Exempt

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • With the Ticket Sales Manager, this position provides a vital role for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sales and Marketing activities.  This position will be responsible for marketing and selling group tickets to the Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400 and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
  • Make up to 500 cold calls a week.  Extensive phone work including incoming, outgoing and follow-up calls to new potential leads and former ticketing customers.
  • Reach sales goals via ticket sales to the following group sales market: businesses, civic organizations, sponsors, car & motorcycle clubs and fraternal organizations.
  • Compliance with proven phone presentations and group sales approach.
  • Participate in sales events.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • As a key member of the Outbound Ticket Sales Team, the candidate must continually demonstrate teamwork, integrity, a GREAT attitude and tremendous work ethic.
  • The candidate must be very pro-active, professionally aggressive, organized, creative, innovative, open-minded and self-motivated.
  • Proficiency in basic software programs (word processing, excel).
  • Must be creative, enthusiastic and possess excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work full-time hours from the months of December 2013 through August 2014.
  • Must be able to work overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The Physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions for this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com
 

 

Guest Services (Safety Patrol) Seasonal Employment Opportunities:

Working at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a once in a lifetime opportunity for dedicated personalities who want to experience the excitement and tradition of the World’s Greatest Racecourse.

The roars of the engines, the cheers of the crowds and the infamous yard of bricks are just a few aspects that create the electric atmosphere. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is in search of friendly, hardworking and enthusiastic people to be a part of our Safety Patrol team.

Available Opportunities:

  • Stands and Mounds
  • Gates
  • Traffic
  • Outside Lots
  • College Ambassadors
  • Suites/Hospitality
  • Garage & Pits
  • Q & A Zones

Safety Patrol Perks:

  • Numerous Safety Patrol Exclusive Events 
  • Museum Discount
  • Free Employee Camping
  • Length of Service Pins
  • Employee of the Event Recognition
  • Retail/Concession Discounts
  • Practice Day Tickets
  • Free Admission (on days employees are not scheduled to work)

2014 Event Dates:

  • Grand Prix of Indianapolis, May 8-10
  • Indianapolis 500, May 11-25
  • Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard, July 24-27
  • Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix, Aug. 8-10

For more information about the responsibilities for each work opportunity Download our brochure here.

To apply Download Application, fill out and mail to the address below:

Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Attention: Guest Services
4790 W. 16th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

 

 

Museum Host/Hostess:

With the Director, provide support for all Hall of Fame Museum activities.
Serve as guide to museum visitors and special groups and provides information about exhibits, regulations and facilities. 

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Please e-mail application and resume to jobs@brickyard.com

 

 

Tour Bus Driver:

With the Director, provide support for all Hall of Fame Museum activities. Escort group of people on tour bus around Indianapolis Motor Speedway track. Point out features of interest and give other information peculiar to Indianapolis Motor Speedway track. 

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Please e-mail application and resume to jobs@brickyard.com

 

 


 

Internship Opportunities

 

 

  

*The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, INDYCAR and IMS Productions are equal opportunity employers.
**Please be advised that smoking is prohibited in all enclosed work facilities.