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Sales & Marketing: Event Marketing
Vice President, Marketing & Live Events - National Hot Rod Association (Glendora, CA)

NATIONAL HOT ROD ASSOCIATION

 Vice President of Marketing and Live Events  

                                        

 Dynamic, innovative, results-oriented and experienced leader to oversee all aspects of NHRA’s live event revenue streams, including advertising and promotions, ticketing, fan engagement, and on-site management (non-racing), of 24 annual major championship race events for the original extreme sport, plus responsibilities for membership, sportsman event marketing and key communications.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead teams focusing on advertising and promotions; fan engagement and membership; social media; communications; ticket sales; sportsman event marketing; and communications.

  • Create and execute a strategic comprehensive live event on-site marketing plan including entertainment, media and promotions that leverage NHRA’s existing assets including social, digital, editorial, and TV.

  • Develop integrated PR campaigns to heighten awareness of the sport, marquee events and TV and other platforms.

  • Develop and manage digital marketing initiatives, including social media, geo-targeted web advertising and local web promotions.

  • Develop a robust data-driven approach to consumer pricing, trends, purchasing habits and sales.

  • Develop tactical marketing plans and creative support for direct-to-consumer offerings including membership, event attendance, premium services and add-ons.

  • Work with internal teams to ensure all pre- and post-event information and promotions are communicated to our targeted audiences well in advance, ultimately driving increased profitability for the live events.  

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all constituencies including sponsors and the racetracks hosting our professional series.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledgeable, self-starting, “hands on” marketing professional with on-point experience marketing live events, preferably in the sports/media/entertainment industry.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, persuasion, and communication skills.  Comfortable leading strategic discussions with groups of executives to gain consensus on strategic initiatives and tactics.  Able to think “outside the box.”

  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated and results-focused with strong problem solving and decision making skills, and ability to adjust to changing priorities.  Able to maintain composure under pressure and remain a diplomat.  Execution-focused mindset, analytical and balanced approach to problem-solving.  Ambassador for the sport.

  • Proven ability to impact and drive success in a fast-paced multi-site environment.

  • Knowledge of digital media, including web, mobile and direct-to-consumer marketing.

  • Ability to both strategic and tactical marketing plans.

  • Able and excited to travel nationwide to 15-18 weekend events.

  • Strong budgeting and financial management abilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study; Master’s degree strongly preferred.

In return, NHRA offers full time employees a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, a 401(k) Plan that matches a full 100% of employee deferrals up to 4% of salary and a robust paid time off program.  E.O.E.

Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

August, 2017

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. If you are not located in the greater Los Angeles area, are you able to relocate?
2. What are your salary expectations?


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Sales & Marketing: Event Marketing
Marketing Services Manager - National Hot Rod Association (Glendora, CA)

Marketing Services Manager

This position will be located at our corporate office in Glendora, CA and will report to the Senior Director of Live Events. Primary responsibilities will be working closely with sponsors, tracks, and NHRA teams to ensure onsite fulfillment of contractual obligations.  In addition, you will also be expected to play a key role in NHRA’s fan engagement and onsite entertainment initiatives. The MSM will work as a member of the National Event Marketing team to ensure the successful planning and implementation of all NHRA Event productions.   

Responsibilities

  • Key role in development and implementation of new entertainment and fan engagement activities

  • Developing creative strategies based on client’s goals, objectives and budgets

  • Pre event planning and reports to ensure success onsite

  • Reviewing proposed onsite production to ensure continuity and marketing guideline protocol

  • Contributing member of physical load in and load out of assets (able to lift at least 50 lbs)

  • Preparation of reports and analysis of each NHRA Event

Required Skills, Experiences and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s in Marketing, Business, Communications, or Sports Management

  • Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience working full-time with an agency, team or league office – motorsports experience preferred

  • Strong communications skills coupled with strong customer service orientation

  • Able and excited to travel nationwide to 20+ NHRA weekend events

  • Appreciation / knowledge of NHRA drag racing and motorsports is preferred

  • High level proficiency of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work outdoors in extreme temperatures

  • Must be able to work up to 10-12 hours per day

  • Must be able to lift approximately 50 lbs

  • Must be able to travel nationwide

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance, 401(k) Plan that matches a full 100% of employee deferrals up to 4% of salary and a robust paid time off program.  E.O.E. 

8/14/17

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1. What is your current compensation?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales Consultant - National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) (Glendora, CA)

TICKET SALES CONSULTANT

Sales consultants are responsible for selling single day, full event and premium seating tickets and other relevant products for NHRA national events via outbound telephone sales. The great majority of calls will be to qualified lists of past ticket buyers and fans with an expressed interest in NHRA drag racing. Ticket Sales Consultants will receive ticket sales training, tools and sales support to position them for success!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly ticket sales goals while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of prospect and customer records within the Customer Relationship Manager and Ticket System databases.
  • Make 100 outbound sales call daily.
  • Participate in “Fan Intelligence Meetings” to share knowledge gained in interacting with customers.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Ticket Sales Manager.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Teachable, professional demeanor with a positive outlook.
  • Desire to become a sports ticket sales professional.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Organized with an attention to detail.
  • Strong communication oral skills including the ability to listen.
  • Experience in ticket sales preferred, but not required. 

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales Representative - National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) (Glendora, CA)

TICKET SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Ticket Sales Representative

 Ticket Sales Representatives are responsible for selling single day, full event and premium seating tickets and other relevant products for NHRA national events via outbound telephone sales. Ticket Sales Representatives will also be responsible for answering a high volume of inbound ticket sales calls.  Ticket Sales Representatives will receive ticket sales training, tools and sales support to position them for success!

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly ticket sales goals while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of prospect and customer records within the Customer Relationship Manager and Ticket System databases.
  • Make 100 outbound sales calls daily.
  • Participate in “Fan Intelligence Meetings” to share knowledge gained in interacting with customers.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Sr. Ticket Sales Manager.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Professional demeanor with a positive outlook and willing to learn the business.
  • Desire to become a sports industry professional.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to listen.
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Organized with an attention to detail.
  • Paciolan ticket software & CRM experience a plus.
  • Experience in ticket sales preferred, but not required. 

Compensation:

This is a full time position with an hourly rate plus commission and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental/vision insurance and a 401(k) Plan. 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. This position is based in the greater Los Angeles area. If you currently do not reside in the area will you relocate at your own expense? Yes/No
2. What is your current compensation?


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