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Event Trainee, Luxury Automotive, Golf

Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Requisition ID: 3989

THE JOB / Event Trainee

EXPERIENCES / Responsible for planning and executing event and experiential marketing programs.

We are searching for an Event Trainee to join our luxury automotive golf team as we look to execute the client’s title sponsor event on the PGA TOUR. In this role, you will assist in the on-site execution of various event management duties and day to day activities at the event! This position will expose you to a large scale sponsorship event, giving you a look at the work that takes place behind the scenes! Although this is a temporary position, it requires full time hours, including weekends, nights and holidays.

Please also know that the well-being of our employees, partners, fans and consumers are top of mind to our agency, and we are taking measures to ensure proper health and safety initiatives and protocols are in place for our events and activations.

THE WORK YOU’LL DO

  • Assist with onsite event operations and execution
  • Collaborate with tournament staff and other onsite vendors
  • Assist patrons with onsite registration
  • You will assist with daily event set-up and breakdown
  • Assist the vehicle logistics team with vehicle needs including the tournament courtesy fleet
  • You will represent and communicate aspects of the brand to patrons of the event

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.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • A passion for sports marketing and you’re a self-starter
  • You bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills to the table and offer a proactive, “whatever it takes to get the job done” attitude
  • You have an ability to work effectively under pressure and as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to work long hours at a major sponsorship activation event
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree with 0-1+ years of relevant experience
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required for this position

All applicants must provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption.

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, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

 

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