NYRA hiring new communications czar
The New York Racing Association is looking for a new director Of communications and media relations.
The job was posted on the Poynter website on Friday. The vacancy was created after the recent Saratoga meet, when Dan Silver left.
"The Director must possess a college degree in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field (Master’s degree is a plus), and at least ten years of strategic PR/Communications experience. Experience working in Corporate Communications and/or Governmental Affairs required," reads the posting. "Knowledge of thoroughbred racing is desired. The successful candidate must be available to work at all three NYRA Racetracks (Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course for 7 weeks during the summer), as well as to work holidays and weekends."
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