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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, Crown Royal 400 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.

Director of Finance
Position Title: Director of Finance
Department: Finance
Reports To: Senior Director Financial Planning & Analysis
Position Location: INDYCAR Offices
FLSA Status: Exempt
Specific Duties:

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is seeking a Finance Director to partner with members of the senior management team to identify and evaluate opportunities to create value. The candidate will drive the financial planning and forecast processes for the business unit. The candidate will also be required to evaluate investment decisions. Ability to identify key metrics and to produce meaningful reports is required, but converting this information into analytical insights is essential. The successful candidate must understand financial concepts, exhibit excellent interpersonal skills, a bias for action, and a passion to create value. This newly created role is ideal for those who seek to create something new and watch their efforts add immediate value to the organization. An entrepreneurial mindset is critical combined with the ability to act as an owner of a key function within the Finance organization.

What You Will Do:

Planning and Forecasting:

  • Buildout systems and processes to facilitate the timely creation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Operate as a trusted advisor by delivering relevant analysis to the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Drive the budgeting and planning process as well as financial analysis of key business operations and metrics. 
  • Ensure timely and accurate development of monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasts, variance analysis, and budgets.

Management Reporting:

  • Own the design and development of monthly and quarterly reporting packets with an emphasis on insightful reporting of key business drivers and trends to the senior management team.

Value-Added Analytics:

  • Create forward looking financial models and analysis to support key future growth opportunities and strategic projects.
  • Work with senior leadership to develop long-term financial projections and scenario analysis.
  • Utilize financial concepts to thoroughly analyze operating segments and opportunities with the goal of maximizing value.
  • Identify and monitor key business operating metrics to ensure successful value creation relative to expectations.
Qualifications:
  • MBA in Finance preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Previous experience in corporate finance, investment banking, valuation, consulting, or other technical background preferred. 
  • Previous experience in analytical roles with an emphasis on business partner support and interfacing with senior management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience utilizing advanced financial concepts required.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter with perseverance to lead teams to success.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Experience with Great Plains preferred.
  • Experience with FP&A system preferred.
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

Manager, Digital/Social Media
Position Title: Manager, Digital/Social Media
Department: Digital Media
Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer
Position Location: Administration Building
FLSA Status: Exempt
Specific Duties:

The Manager, Digital/Social Media for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) will be responsible for these duties:

  • Develop overall strategy for IMS online and in social channels to ensure increased brand presence and support ticket and merchandise sales.
  • Manage the Digital Media team including a Social Media Strategist and Webmaster.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications departments to develop new and engaging content.
  • Work with Editorial Director, Director of Communications and Marketing staff to ensure website updates are made in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage and administer content updates for IMS.com, Brickyard Mobile Application, IMS Media Site, and other online outlets.
  • Support content programming for website implementation including CMS web page creation, content management, quality assurance testing, image selection and editing.
  • Manage IMS.com development vendor relationships.
  • Manage Social Media presence on all IMS social channels, as well as, identify new opportunities and platforms for IMS that can help connect with new and existing consumers.
  • Produce film and edit video content. Manage IMS YouTube channel and video library.
  • Monitor social channels during events and assist in managing real-time communications with our fans.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications departments to execute the email marketing strategy.
  • Monitor and implement Ad Manager fulfillment and configuration in collaboration with Sales and Client Services department.
  • Administration of all web analytic tool reporting. Compilation of web metrics across IMS websites, including social media measurements. 
  • Preparation of weekly reports highlighting key growth metrics for digital and social initiatives.
  • Manage projects to aggressive timelines.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree. New Media, Graphic Design, Computer Science.
  • 3-5 years experiences in Web production, management and digital content creation.
  • Strong creative background in design and is able to communicate our messaging via aesthetically pleasing imagery and artwork.
  • Knowledge of e-mail service providers – familiarity of Exact Target is preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of HTML and CSS editing and design.
  • Up-to-date with current website architecture best practices and design skills.  
  • Familiarity with Adobe Analytics & Simply Measured a plus.
  • Knowledge in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience producing, filming and editing video content.
  • Experience livestreaming video content on platforms like YouTube, USTREAM and LiveStream.
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems, WordPress and WYSIWYG. (SiteCore experience a plus).
  • Experience in social media crisis management.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the corporation and our Vision, Mission and Values.
  • Experience in working within a matrix organization structure with the ability to excel in a collaborative, team-oriented management structure.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter with perseverance to lead teams to success.
  • Effective leader with strong people skills.
  • Strong communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Ability to execute projects with a small group of people.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
Leadership:

Participate in Interactive applications strategy and development to achieve individual company goals within IMS. Create atmosphere that educates and encourages employees to represent a high level of customer service. Utilize digital tools to communicate with key IMS stakeholders (Fans, Sponsors and staff members). Create an atmosphere that provides employee satisfaction and empowerment.

Physical Demands:

Ability to think logically and perform technical duties in a potentially high-stress environment. Capacity to type and read a computer screen for hours at a time.

Work Environment:

Minimal limits placed on creativity; the ability to communicate ideas effectively a must. The ability to work on several projects simultaneously and change directions 180 degrees on a moment's notice required. Travel and weekend work are involved.

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

Social Media Strategist
Position Title: Manager, Digital/Social Media
Department: Digital Media
Reports To: Manager, Digital/Social Media & Photo Operations
Position Location: INDYCAR Offices
FLSA Status: Exempt
Specific Duties:

The Manager, Digital/Social Media for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) will be responsible for these duties:

  • Manages and posts written content, photos, graphics and video on all of INDYCAR social media channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Creatively presents brand messages and the brand itself in a positive manner via social media, while also monitoring buzz and sentiment related to INDYCAR on social media.
  • Monitor all INDYCAR driver’s social media channels, assist drivers in verifying accounts, works to identify fake accounts an follows up with social contacts to ensure fake accounts are deleted.
  • Works in tandem with other departments including marketing, sales, partner strategies, facilities, ticketing, merchandising, public relations and operations to post relevant content and fulfill the facility/league obligations to sponsors and other stakeholders.
  • Leverages social media to drive traffic to brand websites.
  • Works with outside vendors in conjunction with internal departments to develop unique campaigns, promotions, sweepstakes, contests, games and other engagement tactics on brand social media channels.
  • Post content from all INDYCAR events.  
  • Maintains an extensive working knowledge of current industry standards and best practices as they pertain to social media.
  • Identifies new platforms for our brands to join.
  • Utilizes analytics to monitor and improve social media traffic and fan engagement.
  • Assists marketing and public relations staff in day-to-day on an as needed basis.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager, Digital/Social Media and Photo Operations.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or relevant experience.
  • Experience in using Adobe creative suite.  Specifically, photoshop and premiere pro.
  • Skill in graphic design.
  • Professional social media experience in a sports or event capacity preferred.
  • Must have excellent writing, communication and proofreading skills.
  • Able to work flexible hours including, some nights, weekends and holidays.
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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46,262.5 miles were officially completed during all practice days and Race Days in May 2014.
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