Junior Web Developer (Concord, NC)

We are searching for a talented and creative person to join us as the Web Coordinator in a junior developer role.

Duties:
* Develop and maintain solutions for our diverse digital ecosystem
* Create and manage ad-hoc websites, landing pages and apps as needed
* Gather business requirements and develop specifications for web-based applications
* Integrate websites with back-end systems, such as databases
* Develop, troubleshoot and monitor digital activities
* Provide technical assistance to team and partners
* Pro-actively research and execute creative and cost-effective solutions to enhance the fan/end-user experience and overcome obstacles
* Write test plans and test results
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* At least one year relevant experience
* High school diploma or equivalent required; associate's or bachelor's degree in relevant field preferred
* In-depth knowledge of internet protocols and and applications
* Strong knowledge of current and emerging digital trends
* Strong critical thinking skills
* Able to work well both individually and as part of a team
* Able to apply technical knowledge within real-world constraints
* Able to form strategic decisions and execute them successfully
* Proven record of successfully handling multiple projects simultaneously
* Interest in and familiarity with motorsports helpful

Technical Knowledge:
* Strong knowledge of/experience working with:
   * WordPress content management systems
   * Javascript
   * HTML/DHTML
   * PHP
   * Databases and database integration
   * APIs
* Working knowledge of:
   * Basic SEO protocol
   * UI trends and information architecture
   * Google Analytics
* Helpful knowledge:
   * SportsPress
   * App development
   * Google Tag Manager

About the Role:
* Full-time (40+ hours per week)
* Based in Concord, NC
* Minimal overnight travel required

***Must include salary requirements for consideration***

Manager, Public Relations (Concord, NC)

This full-time role oversees public relations for the World of Outlaws, the Super DIRTcar Series, DIRTcar Racing, and related entities by maintaining a favorable public image; promoting events, the series, and the company as a whole; communicating policy, accomplishments and points of view; fielding media questions and pitching stories to the media; preparing media kits, organizing press conference, and managing crisis communications.

Responsibilities:
* Manage the public relations team
     * Hire, train, coach and manage team
     * Assign responsibilities and provide direct feedback
     * Provide editorial guidance and edit releases
* Develop and implement strategic public relations programs to increase brand, sponsor and event awareness
     * Work with other WRG teams to ensure adequate promotion and coverage of all series events and corporate initiatives
* Manage editorial content on website and social channels
* Develop and manage the editorial calendar
     * Assign content creation to public relations coordinators
     * Work with other WRG teams to create content
     * Create additional content as needed
* Manage media relationships
     * Build relationships with endemic media and beyond
     * Write and pitch stories beyond what endemic media picks up
     * Solicit and manage inquiries and credential requests
     * Coordinate media access to teams and drivers
     * Plan and execute press conferences as needed
     * Oversee and maintain media kits
     * Manage digital asset management library of photographs
* Serve an at-track role at high profile events
     * Manage media center and handle media requests
     * Manage crisis communications and serve as the voice of the series
* Ensure the maintenance of current statistics
* Maintain, analyze, optimize and communicate public relations metrics and impact
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* At least five years of previous journalism or public relations experience
* Previous leadership experience in a journalism or public relations field helpful
* BS/BA degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Sports Management required
* Understanding of motorsports industry needed
* History of success with traditional and interactive public relations programs
* High comfort level with digital media; experience with web content management
* Strong writing ability required
* Able to maintain positive demeanor, even in highly stressful or demanding situations

**Must include salary requirements for consideration. Writing samples may be requested**

Director, Series and Sanctions (NE)

This is a full-time, year-round position with whose primary purposes are to oversee the assigned series (including Super DIRTcar Series, 358, NE Sportsman and Pro-Stock Series) and to represent DIRTcar in all aspects of the sanctioned track relationship.

Responsibilities:
* Manage assigned series, including but not limited to:
   * Hiring, managing, training and coaching staff
   * Scheduling events throughout the season
   * Meeting budgets
   * Ensuring a competitive, safe and entertaining race event, including quality and quantity of competitors, track and event
      preparation, consistent and fair officiating and quality fan experience
   * Manage relationships with platinum drivers and track promoters
   * Ensure control and accuracy of company assets
   * Maintaining compliance with federal and local regulations and company practices
* Serve as the series and DIRTcar ambassador in the community by developing, fostering, growing and managing the DIRTcar relationship with current and future sanction tracks and series competitors
* Administer programs related to sanctioned tracks, including ensuring sanctioned tracks are compliant with DIRTcar rules, membership and procedures
* Actively participate in the preparation and overall management of all competition at select WRG marquee events, such as Super DIRT Week, World Finals, World Short Track Championships and DIRTcar Nationals
* Address and resolve complaints from fans, competitors and the community
* Perform hands-on activities when needed to ensure event operation and facility management
* Apply creative thinking and problem solving skills to address issues with increasing costs
* Other duties as assigned

Skills:
* At least five years of previous experience operating and promoting a motorsports series or facility
* Knowledge of and previous experience in short-track dirt motorsports preferred
* Previous budget management experience required
* Comfort with Microsoft suite of products necessary; ability to learn WRG systems necessary
* High sense of ownership and personal accountability required
* Sense of initiative necessary
* Able to apply traditional innovative problem solving skills
* Proven record of dependability and integrity
* Able to maintain positive demeanor, even in highly stressful or demanding situations
* Valid Driver's License required, CDL preferred

Of Note:
* This position is based in the Northeastern United States and works remotely. However, this position does necessitate regular overnight visits to the Concord, NC, office
* This position averages 80-100% overnight monthly travel during the racing season. In the off-season (November - January), overnight travel may decrease to 5-10% monthly
* Due to the nature of this role, this position may be utilized during weekend and/or evening hours, in addition to a traditional work week
* The person in this role must be able to enter and exit Canada

Future Notification - Series and Officials

If you are interested in being considered for a future position as an official, technical inspector, merchandise or other traveling position with the Super DIRTcar, DIRTcar Racing or the World of Outlaws series, please submit your resume here.

Future Notification - Marketing

If you are interested in being considered for a future position in sales, marketing or the creative field with World Racing Group (including DIRTcar Racing and World of Outlaws), please submit your resume here.

Future Notification - Other Positions

Upload your resume for consideration as future positions become available.