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Executive Director Position posted for NASCAR Hall of Fame

Source: Press Release  

May 04, 2006

The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) has begun the hiring process for Executive Director of the new NASCAR Hall of Fame to be located in Charlotte. The job description has been posted within the CRVA website and is being distributed via local and national print.

“This is a crucial appointment for us as we head into the design and creative process for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, ” said Tim Newman, CEO of the CRVA and one of the main drivers of the huge economic attraction coming to the Charlotte area. “Not only are the skills and management background important, but this person will need to be experienced and knowledgeable in several areas including overall NASCAR operations and events, executive level and/or facility management and also understand the complexity of sales and marketing ”, added Newman. “To say the least, we don’t expect too many resumes that fit all the requirements of this position, and we’re looking forward to a thorough and successful process. ”

The CRVA is responsible for the overall management and operation of the new Hall of Fame that has an opening timeframe of late 2009 or early 2010. Together with the City of Charlotte and NASCAR, the marketing of the new Hall has already begun with a groundbreaking expected as early as spring of 2007.

Deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 16, 2006. Interviews will be conducted during the week of May 22, 2006. Forward resume (with salary requirements) to: HR Representative, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA), 501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; or fax (704) 339-6035 or email to hr@crva.com. The full job description and application for employment can be found on http://www.crva.com/hr.aspx.

The mission of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority is to effectively market and promote the region as a successful travel and tourism destination, and to efficiently and prudently manage publicly owned physical and financial assets, resulting in maximum sustainable economic impact and the finest quality of life. Accomplishing this mission requires developing short and long-term integrated strategies for marketing and sales, asset utilization, regional stakeholder coordination and customer satisfaction, as well as appropriate performance measures.

CONTACT: Molly Hedrick, Senior Director of Communications, CRVA, molly.hedrick@crva.com.