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Account Executive, Team Sports Partnerships (Health and Wellness Client)-Experiences

Century City, California, United States
Requisition ID: 5819

THE JOB / Account Executive, Team Sports Partnerships (Health and Wellness Client)

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

Do you love solving problems and bringing cool, consumer experiences to life? How about doing all of this with some of the biggest properties in sports? We’re searching for an Account Executive to execute all aspects of the client’s experiential marketing programs, including event planning, on-site support, vendor management and communication with internal and external partners. You’ll utilize project management expertise working as part of a team, while thinking on your feet and solving problems independently! This person will work closely with the Account Manager who manages the day-to-day client services responsibilities within their sports sponsorship portfolio, along with key players on the client team, their agency and property partners!


  • Support all planning and execution for 50+ events, including development of activation plans, measurement/tracking tools, and recap decks
  • Coordinate the execution of on-site activities including set-up, participant engagement, event breakdown, and results tracking
  • Coordinate and manage event vendors, brand ambassadors, and other key partners/contributors to secure the best possible results for the client
  • Begin to develop subject matter expertise on branded experiences
  • Foster trusted relationships with clients and partners
  • Understand clients’ values and voice while leading consumer-facing communication
  • Support the account team with our daily functions, like meeting agendas and notes
  • Track health and wellness activation trends and competitor partnerships and activation activity
  • Support cost management, budget tracking and timely reporting
  • Balance related duties/projects as reasonably assigned


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.


  • A passion for sports, entertainment, gaming, music, health and wellness, community service, and/or celebrity culture
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 1+ years of experience in a related field
  • Experience with not-for-profits and/or basketball and soccer properties, leagues and/or teams is a plus
  • Experience working across logistical and tactical projects
  • Knowledge in working with various partners, such as teams, vendors, suppliers
  • You can provide solid examples of your ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative, and solve problems independently
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express your thoughts clearly and effectively
  • A positive mindset, with a “no job is too small” approach
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (in particular PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • You understand that working for an agency means travel and work weekends/holidays as needed
  • 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 or protected veteran status.


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