PR Coordinator (Contractor)

This is a non-employee, seasonal position designed to promote and publicize the Super DIRTcar Series and weekly sanctions in the Northeast US. This contract will end after Super DIRT Week annually.

Duties:

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Travel to events as necessary; provide race recaps immediately after an event; additional and/or extended race reports and/or features as needed
* Maintain and update current statistics on series
* Promote series to local, regional and national media; proactively establish and maintain those relationships to ensure coverage.
Write, edit and distribute pre-event articles, post-event summaries and other feature stories
* Interact with fans, drivers and other visitors before, during and after events; including but not limited to: event intermissions, promotional videos and event delays
* Manage social media channels for Super DIRTcar Series, including race day updates
* Assist on-site during events in multiple capacities
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* Other duties as assigned

Skills:
* Associates or Bachelor’s degree required; preferred focus in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Sports Management or English
* Knowledge of racing, especially short track or dirt, preferred
* Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office family of applications
* Mastery of both written and spoken English language required with solid grammar skills necessary
* Knowledge and use of Adobe design software, in particular Photoshop or Illustrator, helpful but not required
* Knowledge and use of web content management systems, specifically Joomla and Wordpress, helpful but not required
* Able and willing to work weekend and/or evenings as needed
* Able to juggle multiple high-priority tasks
* High sense of ownership and personal accountability
* Able to enter and exit the United States and Canada


Position:

* Based in NE
* Casual work environment

NOTE:

This position is considered a contractor and, as such, is responsible for the filing and payment of all taxes. There are no benefits to this role.