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Account Trainee, Payment Services - Bilingual (Spanish Required)

Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Requisition ID: 3480

THE JOB / Account Trainee, Payment Services

This is a position within the Octagon Marketing Trainee Program. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the sponsorship activation programs for a client’s “Priceless Experiences” and hospitality programs. Potential responsibilities include managing administrative documents, pre/post-event planning, digital experience and event-in-a-box delivery, local market/on-site activation and event recaps.

The right candidate will be able to work independently, as part of a team while working closely with the internal team, divisions, clients and vendors. This position offers an outstanding opportunity to learn account management, physical and digital event planning, sponsorships, program logistics and event activation skills! If you value teamwork, organization, time management, are willing to learn, pay close attention to detail, have strong interpersonal skills, and demonstrate the ability to be flexible this is the role for you!

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • You have a passion for and/or expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity & lifestyle culture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • 0-1+ years of relevant internship/work experience
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects at one time
  • Strong self-starter with excellent team dynamics
  • Collaborative in nature with a “no job is too small” positive attitude
  • Outstanding organization, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Team mentality and ability to collaborate with a diverse group of people and cultures
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Valid passport

THE WORK YOU’LL DO

  • Support account team across multiple programs
  • Assist with financial tracking and financial program maintenance
  • Assist with vendor management, premium procurement and property research
  • Support teammates with planning and on-site execution of event marketing programs
  • Prepare pre/post-event materials on select programs
  • Manage documents such as status reports, inventory tracking documents and meeting notes
  • Assist with the program planning by understanding the finance model and the internal payment process
  • Participate in brainstorms and creative ideation and conduct research as requested
  • Travel domestically and internationally as needed to support on-site events
  • Assist with in-office administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

THE BIGGER TEAM YOU’LL JOIN

Where others see complexity, we see possibility.

Octagon is the global sports, entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. But if that classification doesn’t do it for you, and it shouldn’t, let’s take it a step further.

We are what we believe. And we believe that while the world of sports and entertainment is full of opportunities and possibilities, sometimes the amount of choice can seem a little overwhelming. Even daunting.

That’s where we come into play.

At Octagon, we inspire brands, talent, and our people to see the world for all its potential. We then help break down the complexity and push forward so you can make your next right move.

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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