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Senior Account Executive, Financial Services Client - Brand Campaigns

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Requisition ID: 5979

THE JOB / Senior Account Executive, Financial Services Client – Global Sports Sponsorships, Brand Campaigns

EXPERIENCES / Responsible for planning and executing event and experiential marketing

Do you love events and creating experiences? Do you have an interest in developing consumer experiences across several sports and cause properties? Do you love solving problems and bringing large-scale experiences to life? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to join our dynamic team to help create experiential activations across numerous integrated campaigns for our financial services client’s Global Sports Sponsorships portfolio. The campaigns feature programming with iconic sports partnerships - including MLB & NFL as well as several CSR initiatives.

Our ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, and a great communicator. We are looking for someone who is highly collaborative, a self-starter, and is comfortable taking the lead and voicing their opinions and ideas. If you love events and want to be part of an experienced team of passionate marketers, this may be the job for you!

This role will report to the team’s Account Director who will manage the coordination and communication of responsibilities across multiple programs and platforms.

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 the planning and execution of experiential marketing programs both in-person and virtual across multiple programs
  • Assist with vendor management, logistical planning, preparation of event documents to aid in execution/recapping, etc.
  • Coordinating projects with vendors and internal Octagon resources
  • Effectively facilitate communication between clients and partners
  • Develop a knowledge and understanding of financial service client’s sponsorship portfolio and business initiatives
  • Manage documents such as budgets, status reports, inventory tracking and meeting agenda and notes
  • Participate in brainstorms and creative ideation and provide research as requested
  • Additional projects as assigned, which may include assistance on other events/programs, competitive research, POVs, property research, etc.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years’ experience within an agency or client service experience and event planning preferred
  • A passion for events/experiences, ranging from large-scale custom experiences to small-scale turnkey events
  • A fan or expert of sports, cause, music, and event planning preferred
  • Have the mentality that no job is too small or too big
  • Have a can-do attitude and desire to succeed
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Can have a good time sitting in brainstorms and coming up with fun ideas
  • Coachable and are willing to adapt in a fast-paced work environment
  • A sense of humor and the ability to tell a good story (we like to laugh)
  • A go-getter, you demonstrate initiative and embrace new challenges
  • Communicates effectively, both oral and written
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours including weekend travel
  • 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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