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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.

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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

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