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The Coordinator, Track Communications provides communications services in support of initiatives for multiple departments and/or business units, including: Track Communications, Commercial Communications, Corporate Development and Public Affairs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide communications services as part of the Track Communications team, including writing press releases, communications plans, management of event credentials, working with media and supporting race events, plus other duties as assigned
Manage the track communications aspect of Communications’ media monitoring, analysis and news distribution tool
Manage strategic media outreach initiatives as assigned, including pitching and placing earned media stories with local, regional and national media outlets
Provide communications services to the Commercial Communications team, including communications development of partnerships and news business initiatives
Serve as an onsite contact for media and other stakeholders during race event weekends
Develop messaging around key announcements
Manage ad-hoc assignments and projects as needed
Other communications duties as assigned
Travel: 15-20%, including weekends
4 (four) years college or university degree and or a minimum of three (3) years of experience in communications; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in sports preferred but not required.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
Strong writing skills. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Proficient on company provided hardware and software.
Demonstrate strong management and interpersonal skills
Effective communication to all levels of management
Highly self-motivated with a strong work ethic
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
Ability to work independently but also be a strong team player
Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
Excellent communication, presentation, and time management and attention to detail
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as required
Ability to demonstrate persistence and professionalism