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NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Senior Manager, Corporate Events & Hospitality based in Charlotte, NC.
The Senior Manager, Corporate Events & Hospitality is responsible for strategic direction and management of events and experiences to fulfill overall corporate initiatives and inter-departmental goals. This position will provide strong project and team leadership as well as coordinate relationships, both internally and externally, with assigned departments, industry partner, and consumers.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Lead corporate event and hospitality related projects related to key industry tentpole events/markets, company-wide initiatives, and internal stakeholders.
Provide consultation, execution of events and experience services to stakeholders, including but not limited to event strategy development, lead planning discussions, guest management, budget development, vendor recommendations and pre/post event analysis.
Develop and present overview of event and communication strategy, timelines, budget, programs and event execution plans for internal and external stakeholders.
Assist with corporate event production management, including but not limited to run of show development, script management, contractor negotiations, talent management, coordination with production agency, signage and graphics, and live event production.
Event budget management and oversight.
Proficiency in guest management software to include creation of events and reports, database and guest list management and development of diagrams.
Contract origination and process management with venues, hotels and third-party vendors.
Explore and identify new event and hospitality vendors, assets and/or venues.
Lead guest management and event logistics, including but not limited to catering, décor, hotel room blocks, transportation, travel schedule / itineraries.
Execute experiences at-track or in similar environments including suite or hospitality hosting, pass distribution, supplies, etc.
Facilitate pre/post event analysis, presentations, and metric reporting.
Assist with development and execution of corporate at-track hospitality program including management of staff, budgets, food & beverage and guest communication and attendance.
Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
Travel: approximately 35 – 40% including weekend travel, short-notice travel and periodic heavy and/or multi-day travel periods
Required skills / experience:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and a minimum of six years of experience in the sports and/or corporate events industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
A reasonable level of exposure and understanding of the sports and/or NASCAR industry is a plus.
Experience in various guest management applications a plus.
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation, or interest in pursuing, is a plus.
Ability to manage multiple events, set priorities, meet deadlines and to work independently.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.