Director of Communications

  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 08/26/21

Job Summary

The Director of Communications will report to the Executive Vice President/General Manager of the Raceway.

  • Oversee the day-to-day communications and create a cohesive communications strategy.

  • Work closely with the EVP/GM and VP Marketing on the overall branding of the Raceway, with the goal of projecting a positive company image to the public.

  • Cultivate and enhance collaborative working relationships within the national and local media and publicity community.

  • Gather and disseminate timely information to media and staff, including a more robust internal communications plan for staff and event staff.

  • Work with national series sanctioning bodies and driver PR representatives to secure drivers and create events, including media events/press conferences, leading up to/through race weekends.
  • Serve as main point of contact for series (NASCAR, NHRA, etc.) PR needs.

  • Oversee press release schedule, proofing and writing assignments for raceway’s press releases, publications, motorsports pages, special sections, etc., ensuring quality control of all information released. 

  • Manage editorial content for all raceway publications (e.g. media guide, event programs, Pit Report, special sections, etc.).

  • Manage/support/create editorial content for raceway social and digital channels.

  • Create proactive crisis management plan around local issues like drought management, fire mitigation/support, earthquake readiness, roadway/traffic management etc.

  • Communicate crisis plans to internal and external audiences when applicable, cultivating an environment of readiness and alertness.
  • Support the EVP/GM on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts.


How to Apply for Position:

Upgrade your account to paid subscription and gain access to this job as well as all other sports job opportunities:

Upgrade to a premium membership for complete access!

Subscribe today and gain access to 527 jobs in the sports industry - Cancel anytime

Payment Details

*By joining, you agree to the Terms of Agreement and to receive important email communications. To ensure uninterrupted service, your membership will be autorenewed at the regular price at the time you joined. You may cancel at any time. Simply refer to our Cancellation Policy.

Similar Jobs

Set Up Crew Supervisor
  MLB Franchise
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 01/05/22
Gameday Presentation Manager/ Community Relations
  Pro Soccer Team
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 12/29/21
Assistant Athletic Director, Sports Performance, Health & Wellness - Football Sports Medicine
  University (ID)
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 12/23/21
Manager, Integrated Media
  Sports Media
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 12/16/21
Manager of Business Solutions
  MLB Franchise
  West Region
  Posted/Updated: 12/08/21

Ready to Get Started?

Get access to the most up-to-date live sports jobs now!