Racing Operations Internship

Concord, NC, USA

Job Description:

The Racing Operations Department is seeking candidates who are self-starting and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Interns in this department need exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist Director of Racing Operations in all aspects of on-track and competition racing operations.
    Including but not limited to:o Day-to-day staff management
  • Direct competition and related logistics
  • Hiring/recruiting
  • Jet Dryer logistics, staffing, and operations
  • Oversee fence and wall repair or maintenance
  • Oversee track repair
  • Public Safety coordination with state and local authorities
  • Training for officials and on-track crews
  • Oversee the Track Services department
  • Assist with management of all schedules for CMS events
  • Help coordinate with NASCAR and other racing series for scheduling, logistics, race operations, and event management
  • Assist with all Action Sports related entities
  • Assist the CMS Events Department with events at CMS 1.5 mile track, the dirt track, and the zMAX Dragway.
  • Assist with Summer Shootout and all US Legends operations with CMS
  • Assist with all on-track racing activities
  • Help facilitate safety and ground logistics with stunts for pre-race shows or press conferences
  • Work directly with facility operations to ensure work orders from events and GS&L are prioritized and managed accordingly
  • CMS is one of the busiest facilities in the country and this internship will help with track rental customers. This is a hands-on, fast-paced internship. A lot of experience will be gained in event preparation and planning.
  • Intern must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week plus all events held during the semester.
  • Word and Excel Spreadsheet experience required.

*This is an unpaid internship. As a token of gratitude, all interns who complete the semester internship and work the race events held during the semester internship will receive a stipend.*
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Internship Opportunities

Charlotte, NC, US

Job Description:

Apply to this job posting if you are interested in other internship opportunities not currently listed as openings with Hendrick Motorsports.

Requirements We will not accept telephone calls or resumes from recruiting firms.

Hendrick Motorsports is an equal opportunity employer. EEO/AA/m/f/vets/disabled

Student Worker

Mooresville, NC, US

Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Ownership Spirit

Position Summary:

All student workers must be current students in good standing at UTI. The student worker position will vary from campus to campus and job to job. Please see the hiring manager or the People Services Coordinator for details of a specific position. However, all student workers must be responsible, quick to learn, action-oriented, and responsive to others.

Monday – Friday 1 pm – 5 pm

Graphic Design Intern

Indianapolis, IN, US

Job Description:

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for providing support for the marketing/communications department through a variety of channels, print, digital, web, and others as assigned. The Graphic Design intern will report to the Art Director and will assist with the development of core INDYCAR materials and a variety of creative tasks as assigned.

Specific Duties:

  • Create and design print and digital materials
  • Adhere to brand guidelines and complete projects according to deadline
  • Retouch and manipulate images
  • Use graphic design software and work with a wide variety of media
  • Collaborate with the Art Director to develop design concepts
  • Assemble final presentation material for printing as needed
  • Assist in scheduling projects and inputting into job tracking database
  • Files and maintains project digital archives and hard copy files
  • Attends meetings pertaining to individual projects or brainstorming
  • Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing tasks as needed
  • Other various office duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education

  • Attending or graduated from a four-year college or university in graphic design.

Skills/Experience

  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Must be proficient in Macintosh based software: Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Flash and web design/html knowledge and experience also preferred
  • Must have ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong people skills; must be effective at managing good client relations
  • Team Player
  • High integrity and confidentiality
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter
  • Embodies the values of The Hulman Way: Own Results. Take Initiative. Value Diversity. Stay Resilient & Solution-Oriented. Act with Integrity. Speak Plainly. Build Relationships. Nurture Talent.

Travel/Work Hours

  • No travel required.
  • General office hours are 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday; additional hours required on event days/weekends.

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.

  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Physical demands consist primarily of sitting, standing and walking.
  • Must be able to see and hear in the normal range with or without correction and communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood.
  • Must have the stamina to work long hours and must be willing to work an irregular schedule, which may include weekends or evenings.
  • Occasional work outdoors requires physical strength and stamina to endure extreme heat, cold, rain and other conditions.

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.

  • Work is primarily performed in an office environment, and in close proximity to other workers. Work occasionally will be performed outdoors.
  • Interns will be exposed to those conditions normally encountered in a business office environment.
  • Interns are faced with frequent interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud, due to professional racing events.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hulman & Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events

Marketing Intern

Indianapolis, IN, US

Job Description:

An INDYCAR Marketing internship is a paid position and is designed to provide an individual with real-world experience in consumer marketing, brand building, and digital promotion. This role will participate in marketing efforts, which can include traveling to various events where the role will interact with consumers and represent INDYCAR. Individuals will be immersed in a variety of activities including field marketing, advertising programs, media planning, assisting in the development of the INDYCAR website, content creation, delivering email marketing campaigns, and connecting with fans through social media for INDYCAR. In addition to the marketing department, this role will work closely with individuals in public and media relations.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Act as an INDYCAR brand ambassador at all times
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the INDYCAR brand and various teams, drivers and venues
  • Maintain department season-long and event-specific master schedules that monitor all race events, driver/sponsor/team events, and additional events organized by promotors and all other department stakeholders.
  • Plan and execute fan engagement events at race events, special events and other opportunities as assigned
  • Curate email campaign and content schedule; deliver email marketing messages and help organize the INDYCAR email database
  • Assist in coordinating content with other departments and organizations at INDYCAR as needed.
  • Provide ideas, contacts, suggestions on program improvement.
  • Serves an integral role in assisting with all areas of the marketing department.
  • Other duties as assigned by the INDYCAR VP, Marketing, and/or other management in the Marketing Department.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from a four-year College/University.

Skills/Experience

  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems such as Sitecore or Salesforce
  • Has knowledge and skills about creating digital content and the ability to support INDYCAR digital channels when necessary.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, written, and verbal skills.
  • Maintain professionalism across all communication platforms (ability to send professional, clean, succinct emails)
  • Manage multiple tasks and requests effectively; ability to establish priorities and details and balance schedules of multiple race weekends.
  • The flexibility of the work schedule to support the Marketing-Communications staff as required.
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter.
  • Result oriented and creative.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Knowledge of the Motorsports Entertainment World, IndyCar Series, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and other related activities and the relationship between them, ie promoter vs. series vs. a team
  • Passionate about sports, motorsports, and/or sports marketing.
  • Embodies the values of The Hulman Way: Own Results. Take Initiative. Value Diversity. Stay Resilient & Solution-Oriented. Act with Integrity. Speak Plainly. Build Relationships. Nurture Talent.

Travel/Work Hours

  • Some travel may be required during the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season, 25% of the time at the job.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 4-5 shifts during the workweek and must have 100% availability during event times
  • Must be available to work weekends as well as some overnight trips that may include attending IndyCar races.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work overtime as needed
  • Must be willing to work unusual hours

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.

  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Physical demands consist primarily of sitting, standing and walking; sometimes for long hours
  • Must be able to see and hear in the normal range with or without correction and communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood.
  • Must have the stamina to work long hours and must be willing to work an irregular schedule, which may include weekends or evenings.
  • Work outdoors requires physical strength and stamina to endure extreme heat, cold, rain, and other conditions.

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.
  • Work is mainly performed in an indoor environment and in close proximity to others.
  • Interns will be exposed to those conditions normally encountered in a business office environment.
  • The employee is faced with frequent interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud, due to professional racing events.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Hulman & Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events.

Marketing and Community Outreach Intern

Work in an environment where each day provides new adventures and a chance to meet new people from around the country (and world) while fine-tuning your marketing skills. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to marketing strategies and campaigns, conduct in-house research and work one-on-one with the Director of Marketing and Communication, our Sales Manager, and Social Media Specialist. Wherever your future in marketing takes you, an internship with us will provide a baseline of knowledge for all facets of marketing and promotional strategies, consumer feedback, in-park guest relations, and community outreach. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Research, plan, and execute one marketing campaign under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communication.

Follow up on marketing campaigns and prepare a presentation of the highlights based on key metrics. Participate regularly in brainstorming sessions to develop marketing campaigns. Work with the park’s social media specialist to help manage daily postings, guest engagement activities, and contests.

Help with the in-season social media video strategy. This may include interviewing team members, talking with park guests, or participating in a Facebook Live session. Learn how to respond to guest reviews on Trip Advisor, Facebook, and Google.

Conduct guest surveys. Reach out to potential guests at events and partner locations inviting them to the park. Serve as a handler for Sparkie (the NASCAR SpeedPark mascot) in the park, encouraging guest engagement and taking photos for the park’s social media accounts.

You would like this position if: you are dynamic and outgoing enjoy being a part of a team environment are passionate about delivering a great guest experience want to do promotions and marketing in the community enjoy interacting with guests in-person one-on-one or on the phone Want to learn to deliver on the NASCAR Speedpark brand in person want to research, plan and deliver a marketing campaign

NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains

IMS College Program 2020

Indianapolis, IN, US

*** Please note, your application is important to us and we would like you to know that during these uncertain times through the COVID-19 pandemic, we have staff dedicated to reviewing the information you provide. While it is our intention to fill this position; given the current State of Indiana guidelines, we will be delaying the fulfillment period until additional information is available. We will provide timing updates to applicants as new information is received. Thank you for considering our company as your next employer.***

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway College Program is an event execution program where students are placed on a team and will be an extension of their assigned department, working in a variety of hospitality and operational event roles designed to serve facility guests and enhance the experience of thousands of venue guests. 

As a member of the College Program, individuals will be placed on a team and work in one of the following areas: 

Operations & Guest Experience 

Roles focused on facility operations like gates, traffic/parking, and ticket selling fall under this area. These positions are crucial to each event’s success and allow the 988-acre venue to operate high-caliber. This team also serves in event roles that focus on guest interaction. Whether these guests are die-hard race fans, families, or VIP visitors—the hospitality group will serve and impact the event experience of thousands.

  • Position Types: Guest Experience Team Member (Reference attached job description for full details.)

Hospitality & Premium Services 

Candidates hired on this team will serve as an extension of the Premium and VIP Services teams and will be stationed in various premium spaces around the facility to help provide guests with an extraordinary experience. Employees will assist with maintaining premium spaces, while also building relationships with guests. Main responsibilities will include checking for proper tickets and credentials, directing guests to various areas of the facility, answering questions, and enhancing the overall experience.

  • Position Types: Suite Concierge, VIP Hospitality, Glamping Attendant, Set-Up Crew (Reference attached job description for full details.)

Ticketing & Credentials 

Our Ticketing team provides a positive first impression of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway by offering superior, individualized guest service. Those placed in this group will operate our in-house ticketing software and work in remote ticket trailers throughout the facility, helping customers purchase tickets, pick up ticket orders, or solve ticket related issues.

The Credentials Department is responsible for administering credentials to all internal and external groups participating and/or working our events, such as the INDYCAR Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500, and Brickyard 400, along with several other smaller events throughout the year. Those placed on the Credential Team are responsible for helping execute credential distribution in both our main office and trackside office during events.

  • Position Types: Credentials Representative, Tickets Event Staff (Reference attached job description for full details.)

Marketing & Branding 

Those placed on the marketing and branding team will represent IMS in the community and travel to different activations promoting IMS, our events, and our programs. This is a small, select group of individuals but an important team that promotes the Racing Capital of the World and all we have going on.

  • Position Types: Field Marketing Team…starting in January 2020. (Reference attached job description for full details.)

THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

Click “Apply” on this page to get started. After completing the first-round application, selected candidates will be invited to complete a second-round application and survey. This is where applicants will select preferences and interests of the work area. Post-survey, applicants will be phone screened and interviewed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events.