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Graphic Design 6-month Internship

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Location: Petaluma, CA
Job Status: Internship
Posted/Updated: 01-19-2017

Job Description:

TRG, based in Petaluma, California, has competed at the top level of motorsports since it was founded in 1992. The team has earned four series championships, four Rolex 24 at Daytona victories, a victory at the fabled 24 Hours of Le Mans, a victory at Petit Le Mans, and an impressive 175 combined podium finishes in major North American sports car competition, the third-highest total in history and the most for any privateer team. Professional racing branches include a Porsche team in IMSA's United SportsCar Championship, operations of the Aston Martin Racing (AMR) sports car program in North America, and the Pirelli World Challenge. The team also has a Lamborghini Super Trofeo program and operates a number of Porsche customer race cars.

The company also offers comprehensive sponsorship, business networking, and experiential marketing programs including race hospitality, VIP/client entertainment, track days, corporate events, and employee team building.


TRG (The Racers Group) seeks an energetic, ambitious Graphic Design/Communications Design student who will support the in-house creative team with required marketing efforts for the racing team. This designer will create a variety of projects including development of graphic elements, business proposals, and related marketing materials, such as brochures, flyers, digital and print advertising. You must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and taking the initiative to learn new skills and techniques when needed.

Major Focus:

This position is focused on providing support with design of marketing materials for the Sales & Marketing Department, under the lead of the Creative Department.

Essential Job Functions:

-Improve brand awareness with a focus on building a lasting emotional connection with fans, sponsors, media, customers and racecar drivers
-Focus on TRG’s brand marketing campaigns with external parties and all internal media including print, event, digital, social, and e-mail to ensure consistency in message and brand imagery
-Brand integrations and usage by sponsors, partners, drivers, and clients
-Provide support to Business Development, Marketing, and Creative departments on brand positioning of TRG to develop compelling sales materials
-Partner with other internal departments including Communications, Event Operations, Sales, Hospitality, and Racing Operations to promote consistency and sanctity of TRG brand attributes and positioning
-Work closely with the Marketing & Business Development departments to fulfill their needs
-Participate and assist with additional duties as assigned by the Creative Director

Minimum Requirements:

-The ideal candidate will be a self-starting, and creative marketing and professional with significant relevant experience
-Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Visual/Graphic Design, UX Design, Product Design, or a related field
-Proficiency with design and presentation software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Powerpoint, etc.)
-Detail oriented, self-motivated and focused on delivering results via execution and continuous improvement with a sense of urgency
-Knowledge of practices and principles of integrated packages multimedia assets
-Proven success in a collaborative, team based work environment
-Working knowledge of all major media types, including print, web, mobile, social database and digital video
-Knowledge of current trends in design, video, social media platforms

This is a 6 month unpaid internship


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