The PRIGeneral Manageristo manage all daily site operations of PRI including management of trade show, magazine and online media content.Assist the PRI President to develop and implement a PRI membership strategy.Position would have full reporting responsibility and business performance accountability to the PRI President.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY
Oversee the PRI’s business operations and execution including the annual PRI Trade Show, PRI Magazine and potential expanded benefits and services offered to the motorsport’s community.
Provide leadership across all parts of the business and manage teams responsible for day-to-day business operations including customer service, account management, tradeshow operations, content creation, marketing and business development.
Develop and manage operational budgets and perform periodic cost and productivity analysis. Establish metrics for the business to drive decisions. Monitor, measure, and report on operational issues, opportunities and development plans against company objectives.
Oversee PRI Trade Show and Magazine Department leaders in the execution of their responsibilities, providing business insight and guidance as required.
Attend industry events and representing the interest of PRI.
Assist PRI President to develop and implement a PRI Membership strategy that provide benefits and value to the motorsport’s community.
Support and collaborate with VP of Sales in the implementation of sales strategy to foster new business development.
Conduct PRI strategy meetings as required and report activity of performance metrics.
When directed perform other assignments and duties as required.
The PRI General Manager will report to the PRI President and interacts with PRI and SEMA staff in all departments.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
7+ years of experience in Business Management, preferably in the motorsports, trade-show or media industry.
A four-year degree in Business is a plus.
Effective team-oriented supervision and leadership skills.
A continuous improvement outlook, ability to see opportunities to improve processes and services.
Excellent communication skills, able to take complex information and succinctly and effectively communicate both in verbal and written formats.
Team Player – able to work cross-functionally, build partnerships, and share knowledge.
Strong financial management to include understanding of budget processes, planning, execution, accounting practices, P&L.
Broad understanding of trade shows and publications.
Critical thinker, able to sort through complex business opportunities to develop a membership/benefits and service model for the motorsport’s community.
Project management experience and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated experience tracking core business metrics and driving decisions based on that data.
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively deal with team members in multiple locations and individuals in different departments.
Strong customer service and staff management skills.
About Performance Racing Industry
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. Our organization performs many services for its members and for the hobby as a whole. Perhaps most importantly, SEMA works hard to protect consumers’ rights to drive accessorized, customized and vintage vehicles. Every year, SEMA also presents an enormous trade show in Las Vegas. This is where manufacturers unveil their latest offerings, while buyers, distributors and members of the press walk their feet off to see it all. Visit SEMAShow.com for more information.