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College Program Event Staff

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

College Program Event Staff | Indianapolis Motor Speedway

College Program Event Staff

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Apply by 2/11/2023

Posted 30 days ago

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Indianapolis, IN, USA

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 Job Description

College Program Event Staff roles are the starting point to get your foot in the door for opportunities at Penske Entertainment. Event Staff positions give students of any major insight into the inner workings of large-scale events through hands-on work experience. In this event execution role, students are placed on a team and will be an on-the-ground representative of their department. Students work in a variety of operational and premium services event roles designed to enhance the experience of thousands of venue guests. Available work for the Event Staff position is focused on dates throughout the peak event season (April/May) with opportunities to work other events during the summer and fall. To qualify, you may be a rising freshman through recent graduate.


  • Work in hospitality or event operations roles and provide outstanding guest service with other Penske Entertainment staff.
  • Positions for The College Program are available in the following departments:
    • Premium Services
      • Premium Concierge: engages with clients in premium spaces to create a welcoming environment
      • Credential Representative: executes, distributes, and educates customers about the IMS liability releases and credentials
      • Set Up Crew: assists with the preparation of premium spaces for clients
    • Guest Experience
      • Gates: welcome guests into the facility by selling or scanning tickets at the exterior gates
      • Garage & Pits: work in race-related areas and perform credential checks, garage bag checks, wayfinding assistance, and customer service to both guests and teams (previous College Program experience required)
      • Traffic: direct vehicular and guest traffic and park cars inside the facility
      • Suites: work in most of our premium areas and enforce credentials and tickets around those areas
      • Transportation: assist with ADA transportation needs for our guests on major event days
      • Outside Parking: sell parking, direct guests within the lot, and ultimately guide them to their parking space

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Flexible, adaptable, and punctual.
  • Ability to work well with others on a team.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a role that requires clerical and organizational skills, as well as initiative and flexibility.
  • Effective leadership and communication skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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