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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 of the world’s great motor racing events – Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard 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 Race Course.

Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information.

Sales Manager, Premium Services & Sales
Position Title: Sales Manager, Premium Services & Sales
Department: IMS Sales
Reports To: Senior Director, Premium Services
Position Location: Administration Building
FLSA Status: Exempt
Specific Duties:
  • Along with the sales team, responsible for generating revenue by selling the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) premium services opportunities for the five races held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Examples of opportunities include single-day suites and hospitality space.
  • Along with the sales team, responsible for generating revenue by selling the IMS facilities for special events and private gatherings.
  • Along with the Premium Services team, continually evaluate current and potential inventory to develop improved and new revenue streams.
  • Along with the Premium Service team, service existing accounts and process renewals.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned. 
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with current and potential IMS customers and stakeholders.
  • Conduct continuous and creative prospecting for new local, regional, and national customers.
  • Work with internal departments to successfully develop and execute special events.
  • Prepare timely, creative, relevant, and accurate presentations, activity reports, and special projects as assigned.
  • Identify client concerns and work to resolve them by researching issues and working with IMS internal teams to solve problems.
  • Be responsible for administrative responsibilities including contract generation, note taking, client record keeping, expense report compilation, etc.
  • Attend IMS races and special events, as assigned, to cultivate client relationships and learn about facility.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
  • Effective leader with strong people skills.
  • Three years relevant sales experience, preferable in sports.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter with excellent communication skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Motivation for sales.
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

Senior Director, Marketing
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 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

Fieldshop Supervisor
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

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