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Texas Motor Speedway

Media Relations Manager

Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth, TX

Note: this job is closed to new applications.

Job Duties:
  • Ability to aggressively and effectively pitch creative story ideas for both sports and news in a top-five media market for all events associated with the speedway
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with TV & radio sports/news directors and talent on local, regional and national levels as well as in the motorsports industry
  • Overseeing scheduling aspects for radio and TV outlets in the Victory Lane Broadcast Center during race weeks
  • Planning and execution of major media events
  • Ability to shoot and edit video b-roll and finished packages as well as audio clips, both internally for TMS and externally for media outletslity to communicate with PR representatives of motorsports sanctioning bodies and teams to secure drivers for various media opportunities
  • Excellent writing, editing skills to produce press releases and publications
  • Experience or skills in crisis communications management
  • Adept at various social media platforms to amplify media events and announcements


Requirements:
  • Four-year college degree with an emphasis in communications/journalism/public relations
  • Minimum five years of experience in media relations
  • In-depth knowledge of NASCAR and INDYCAR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut (video) and High Tail, Dropbox (video/audio file transfers).

 


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