Event Production/Part Time-Seasonal

General Description:

Work in a fast paced and live production environment performing the following duties: Operate, maintain, and further develop a Daktronic Pro-Star System (similar to Jumbo-Tron), create and manipulate graphic and video media creations, and operate/assist with the filming of live events.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Operate/Maintain/Develop Pro-Star video board system for weekly races and special events
  • Develop new media creations using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Creative Suite (graphic and video) to ensure fresh, date related, and crowd enticing content.
  • Create weekly event recap videos for media outlet usage
  • Operate or work with another team member for filming of all events
  • Archive yearly event footage

Qualifications:

  • Strong drive to learn new technologies
  • Extremely flexible to changing environments, project requirements, and fast paced live event situations
  • Strong level of advanced computer skills/technology knowledge
  • Experience with video/photo editing
  • Previous experience with Final Cut Pro or Adobe Creative Suite beneficial
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Available to work non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays during racing season
  • Must have prior experience working with children of all ages.

Specific Job Knowledge/Additional Skills:

  • Communications
  • Written and Verbal Skills
  • Self Motivation & Initiation

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily including the proven ability to secure appointments, create professional presentations and close sales. Acceptance of work hours customary in the field of sports/entertainment is necessary.

AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO EMPLOYMENT, applicants will be asked to consent to a thorough background check, which will include a review of sex offender, child abuse and other criminal history records. Derogatory information discovered during this background check will disqualify the applicant from employment consideration.

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Race Competition-Part-Time/Seasonal
Manual Scorer – Lucas Oil Speedway Speedway (Wheatland, MO)

General Description:

Lucas Oil Speedway seeks to hire a Manual Scorer to score oval track races. Must be familiar with circle track scoring procedures and rules.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sell Pit Passes in Pit Office prior to close of driver registration.
  • Accurately – and unbiased – recording all laps during the heats and feature races
  • Determining re-start lineups after cautions and communicating this to Flagman, Race Director and/or drivers
  • Keep track of the number of strikes for each car that is involved in an incident
  • Keep track of cars that enter in pit lanes, and how & when they exit
  • Recording the race finishes
  • Must have full understanding of the Lucas Oil Speedway Rules and policies

Specific Job Knowledge/Additional Skills:

  • Communications
  • Written and Verbal Skills
  • Self Motivation & Initiation

Qualifications:

  • Available to work non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays during racing season
  • Must have prior experience with circle track scoring.
  • Must be able to work with team members

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. 
Acceptance of work hours customary in the field of sports/entertainment is necessary.

AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO EMPLOYMENT, applicants will be asked to consent to a thorough background check, which will include a review of sex offender, child abuse and other criminal history records. Derogatory information discovered during this background check will disqualify the applicant from employment consideration.

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Sales & Marketing-Full Time

General Description:

The Corporate Account Manager reports to the General Manager to fulfill the duties and responsibilities listed below. This position will work with all members of the Lucas Oil Speedway team and involves weekend and occasional extended weekday hours as needed. Frequent local travel is expected, and occasional out-of-town travel may be required. The General Manager or speedway management may assign additional duties and/or responsibilities.

Goals and Objectives:

The Corporate Account Manager is responsible for driving incremental sponsorship and hospitality revenue by qualifying leads & prospects, scheduling appointments, making detailed presentations, negotiating contracts and closing sales. The Corporate Account Manager shall also be responsible for managing and servicing various corporate accounts.

Success shall be measured by reaching or exceeding sales targets assigned by the General Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify business development opportunities and close new sponsorship and hospitality sales to accomplish company revenue goals
  • Demonstrate technical selling skills and product knowledge to create and articulate compelling value propositions
  • Develop and grow a database of qualified leads through referrals, cold calls, face-to-face meetings, direct mail, email communication and professional networking
  • Manage and service various assigned corporate accounts while exhibiting active listening, trust, responsiveness and timely follow-through
  • Conduct industry intelligence to capitalize on selling opportunities within local, regional and national markets, and identify the emergence of trends and new competition
  • Enter and maintain detailed sales data in a customized CRM system
  • Represent Lucas Oil Speedway Speedway at various company, community and networking events for the purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
  • Assist in the implementation of company initiatives as needed

Additional Skills:

  • Persuasive communicator with finely tuned relationship management abilities
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Commitment to a team environment

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of sports marketing and/or relevant sales experience
  • Knowledge of on-site event planning and execution
  • Understanding of advertising, sales and marketing principles
  • Comprehensive computer skills and knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience and knowledge of sports sponsorships and entertainment is preferred

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily including the proven ability to secure appointments, create professional presentations and close sales. Acceptance of work hours customary in the field of sports/entertainment is necessary.

AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO EMPLOYMENT, applicants will be asked to consent to a thorough background check, which will include a review of sex offender, child abuse and other criminal history records. Derogatory information discovered during this background check will disqualify the applicant from employment consideration.

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