Public Address Announcer – Anderson, Speedway (Anderson, IN)
POSITION TITLE: Public Address (PA) Announcer
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations
JOB TYPE: Seasonal part time
Anderson Speedway is predominantly a racing facility located Northeast of Indianapolis. It hosts over 50 events a year including the Lucas Oil Little 500 presented by UAW and the Redbud 400. Anderson Speedway hosts some of the nation’s top short track touring series as well as six local racing divisions. However, we are also about people. A talented staff with diverse skills that are used to the fullest in order to stage the world’s greatest motor racing events.
Employees are challenged daily to excel in a fast-paced environment. Working for Anderson Speedway is a demanding, yet rewarding, endeavor for dedicated professionals who want to reach their ultimate potential amid the excitement and celebration that comes with racing.
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Anderson Speedway is seeking candidates for the position of Public Address Announcer. This role serves to inform everyone in attendance at a Racing Event of any and all pertinent information that occurs during the event. Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Announce live race action as it occurs
- Perform pre and post race reads as needed
- Perform commercial reads as needed
- Assist Anderson Speedway staff in any other race day needs as they arise
- May be asked to play music/national anthem
- May be asked to deliver traditional invocation before each racing event
Entry into the candidate pool requires the following qualifications:
- Must have a comprehensive knowledge of the rules and regulations of the racing series that frequent Anderson Speedway.
- This position also requires a knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, specific race day protocols as it pertains to Anderson Speedway.
- During events, the public address announcer may have to interact with and work alongside the following: Anderson Speedway Staff, Anderson Speedway Officials, Media Personnel, ect.
- Must be able to observe and react to events on the race track in order to accurately announce information.
- Must have an excellent speaking voice and ability to project and annunciate, and the ability to read announcements in a timely fashion.
- Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Required ability to work long hours, evenings, weekends & holidays during racing events. Some weekday events may be required
Applications may be received in person, online, or through email. All interviews will be conducted in person. A Cover Letter is preferred, but not required, in addition to the submission of your resume. A portfolio showcasing past announcing experience is preferred. A working interview may be required.
Please email Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org