International Speedway Corporation, (“ISC”) founded in 1953, is a leading promoter of motorsports-themed entertainment activities in the United States. The company owns and/or operates 13 of the nation’s premier motorsports entertainment facilities, which in total, have approximately 900,000 grandstand seats and 500 suites. ISC’s facilities are located in six of the nation’s top 13 media markets and nearly 80 percent of the country’s population is located within the primary trading areas of its facilities. ISC promotes major motorsports events in every month of the racing season — more than any other motorsports promoter. Collectively, the company’s facilities promote well over 100 motorsports events during the racing season.
Americrown, a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation, was formed in 1989. It is the leader in motorsports catering, concessions and merchandise sales and service. Operating at 12 NASCAR and IndyCar-sanctioned tracks nationwide, Americrown touches millions of race fans annually. Its ever-growing fleet of mobile food concessions, merchandise and catering equipment is unparalleled in the industry.
ISC and Americrown are seeking a Senior Director of Concessions. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience effectively managing high volume concessions operations including event planning, menu development, production, inventory control, compliance with all regulations and policies, safety, guest service, employee/volunteer training, and supervision. Must provide a high level of event oversight, technical proficiency, and operational/personnel support to ensure the successful execution of all events. A critical function will be to actively mentor, train, and help managers exceed industry standards and to promote positive, enthusiastic, and cooperative working environments. This candidate must have a strong business sense and engaging interpersonal skills. Strong record of streamlining operations and improving service while preserving the highest levels of quality. Highly skilled at performing financial analysis, planning, and troubleshooting operations on a global level. Read More
SMG, the world leader in venue management was founded in 1977 with the management of their first facility, the Louisiana Superdome. SMG currently manages convention centers, exhibition halls and trade centers, arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, theaters, and specific-use venues such as equestrian centers. SMG’s clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and its unparalleled expertise, leadership, and creative problem-solving. Their successful growth has been built on the many partnerships, relationships, and resources they have developed with clients — both municipal and private. This unique combination of resources, relationships, and expertise has allowed SMG to define and refine the industry throughout its history. SMG’s ownership and team of dedicated corporate support personnel makes them unrivalled in the field of private facility management. Read More
The United States Hockey League returned to Dubuque, Iowa for the 2010-11 season as the Fighting Saints, and in their expansion season earned a first place finish in the West Division and garnered the third-best record in the 16-team league. The USHL is the premier junior league in America attracting the very best players from around the country, as well as, Canada and Europe. Currently, there are over 150 USHL alumni playing or under contract with a National Hockey League team and over 260 college commitments.
Winners of 5 National Championships, 5 Clark Cups, 3 Anderson Cups, and a Bronze Medal at the 2013 Junior Club World Cup, the Dubuque Fighting Saints have a tradition of success. Entering its sixth season since returning to the USHL, the current Dubuque Fighting Saints are a group committed to becoming one of the preeminent junior hockey organizations in North America. With an ownership group that has a deep history of being in the front offices of two NHL teams and a philosophy of applying a major league approach to junior hockey, the Fighting Saints are fully committed to developing talent both on and off the ice and advancing our players, coaches and staff on to NCAA and professional hockey.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the responsibility for the day to day business operations of the Fighting Saints organization, reporting directly to the current Managing Partner of Northern Lights Hockey, LLC – Brad Kwong (or designee). We are seeking a highly motivated individual that has the experience, drive and desire to build Dubuque into one of the premier franchises in North America. The successful candidate must be a results oriented professional with a successful track record of building winning sales and management teams and must be both successful and comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced, start up environment and directing a young, motivated staff. The president will be responsible for all revenue generation functions within the organization including the sale of fully integrated corporate partnerships, all ticketing – individual, season and groups – and suite sales. The successful candidate will also be responsible managing all game day operations, community relations, marketing, advertising, promotions and box office functions.