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NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Operations Manager based in Chicago, Illinois.
This position will perform a variety of duties necessary to plan and execute the inaugural NASCAR Chicago Street Race weekend, scheduled for July 1-2, 2023, and subsequent race weekends in 2024 and beyond. Duties will include preparations and conduct of all aspects of the racetrack, garages/paddock, and public areas, working with the CSC team, NASCAR departments, broadcast partners, various City of Chicago departments, contractors, vendors, and other involved parties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work with CSC full-time team on operations-oriented tasks to include facility layout, event experience, crowd management, pedestrian movements, corporate and club hospitality, signage production and placement, etc.
Assist Four Leaf Productions (guest-facing management consultant) with contracting, scheduling, and supervision of all guest amenities – temporary clubs and grandstand seating, concert production, facilitation of catering and concessions, restrooms, access control, etc.
Advance coordination and event execution with City Of Chicago departments including Fire, Police, Emergency Management, Public Works, and others.
Basic office systems knowledge including but not limited to computer systems & programs, a smartphone, and ABI. Microsoft Office suite knowledge preferred (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
Undergraduate degree preferred; high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Minimum of four years of special event operations experience and/or training.
Experience working with outside vendors and contractors.
Must be organized and detail oriented.
Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Ability to withstand physical challenges of respective multi-tasks.
Position may require travel as requested.