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Senior Account Executive, Experiences (Luxury Auto Client)

Stamford, Connecticut, United States
Requisition ID: 6061

THE JOB / Senior Account Executive, Experiences (Luxury Auto Client)

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

***Our headquarters is located in Stamford, CT, but the location of this position can be flexible with a preference for working in one of our office locations - Stamford, CT, New York, NY, Charlotte, NC, or Atlanta, GA. We will also consider a remote-based working arrangement for qualified candidates***

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to implement sponsorship strategy and consumer engagement initiatives utilizing golf as a marketing platform! The role will support efforts to manage the client’s many partnerships within the golf industry, including the PGA TOUR, media properties, and other golf-related entities, to ultimately position the client’s brand as best-in-class within the sport. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in gaining an intimate understanding of the behind-the-scenes of a PGA TOUR event and forming a network of connections within the world of golf. The ideal candidate will have a proven background in building relationships with partners and event management.

This person will work closely with the Account Manager who oversees sponsorship activation and partnership management, along with key players on the client team as well as brand partners.

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

  • Ideate new, creative concepts that elevate the client’s sponsorship activation strategy across all events and partnerships
  • Keep a pulse on current trends and marketing tactics that use golf as a platform
  • Develop expertise in onsite golf tournament brand exposure and consumer experience
  • Support the development of creative assets and consumer communications
  • Use problem-solving skills to take on client challenges and present solutions that take all variables into account
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams to support CRM and logistical projects
  • Support weekly status calls and other key meetings with both internal and external constituents
  • Serve as a trusted and reliable agency contact for clients (both domestic and international), internal colleagues and brand partners
  • Ensure various agency partners are aligned and informed on timelines, as well as keep projects moving alongside target dates and budgets
  • Supervision of temporary staff and trainee positions, if applicable

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 in a related field and 2-4 years of marketing/sponsorship experience
  • Experience with professional/amateur golf and/or event management
  • Passionate to make an overall account contribution with new partnerships and projects
  • Excellent communication, writing, and client service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel and work weekends

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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