Expressions of interest are required for a unique opportunity in a General Managers role to lead a dedicated and passionate team into a new generation of Drag Racing at, Willowbank Raceway, Drag Racings Finest.
Willowbank Raceway, Australias premier Drag Racing Facility was established in 1985.
The venues core business centres around conducting drag racing events, including the iconic Winternationals, which is the largest Drag Racing event held outside of North America. The venue operates around a very congested calendar of events and is currently scheduled to run over 100 Drag Racing events in this years calendar of events with over 100,000 spectators attending the facility.
In addition to our core business activities, the venue conducts a number of non-drag racing activities which includes events such events as CMC Rocks as well as other non-drag racing activities. In addition, as part of our community engagement the venue also services a number of driving schools offering student and driver training.
The successful applicants responsibilities will include, but not be limited to,
Assist events team to plan, organise and execute successful Drag Racing events
Liaise with governments, councils and officials when required
Financial control, organising and running events operating within budgets
WHS, ensure risk assessments and risk management processes are followed
Ensure all WHS procedures are followed by all contractors and suppliers at events
Manage all event contractors and suppliers on the site during events
Set and implement measurable KPIs for all staff members
Leading a motivative team on daily tasks to reach all KPIs
Monthly reports to be presented to the board
Reporting directly to the Chairman of the board and Vice President
Skills and Experience Requirements
A minimum of 5 years experience in General Manager duties
Staff management at state or branch level required
Business management diploma required as a minimum
Motor Sport experience not essential
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Positive, Driven and approachable
Highly organised and capable of multi-tasking and time management
An ability to work with all employees at all levels throughout the organisation
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to find solutions on the run
Attention to detail and take pride in your work
How to Apply
We are interested speaking with a highly motivated, results focused individual with energy and commitment to the role. If this sound like you, please send your resume and covering letter to,
16/03/2020$0Brisbane1 CEO & General Management
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