Current Job Openings

Digital Marketing Manager, Basketball

San Francisco, California, United States
Requisition ID: 1470

Octagon is recruiting for a motivated individual to join our successful team. The main responsibility in this position is to develop, market and sell integrative partnerships with talent, brands, philanthropic platforms, events and experiences, primarily but not exclusively in the football area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize an extensive network of existing and new contacts and relationships to generate revenue through the creation, development and maximization of marketing partnerships for our clients, properties and projects;
  • Build and execute strategic marketing plans for clients;
  • Generate and follow-up on sales opportunities to reach set sales quota;
  • Meet and engage with other CMG and IPG companies to generate collaborative growth opportunities;
  • Be available to travel for business purposes as needed.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Complete understanding of talent, brand, philanthropic, digital, event and experiential sports marketing, with 8+ years of direct experience connecting the above elements;
  • Expertise in handling complex negotiations and relationships;
  • Established relationships with industry contacts;
  • Consistent track record of generating and closing deals;
  • Experience with and comfort in cold calling;
  • Ability to work with little supervision;
  • Ability to set priorities and tackle problems in a demanding, fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to use good business judgment and to make quick decisions in situations where discretion is required;
  • Enthusiasm for client service and a collaborative, team player attitude;
  • Strong digital literacy, proficiency in Microsoft Word for Windows, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, internet applications and knowledge of computer networks, hardware, and systems preferred;
  • Prior experience in the football industry is strongly preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at www.octagon.com in the “Careers” section. 

Octagon is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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