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Account Executive, Home Improvement Client-Hometown Team

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Requisition ID: 6912

THE JOB / Account Executive, Home Improvement Client

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

We are looking for an Account Executive to join our team supporting our Home Improvement client’s divisional partnerships. This team manages MLB, Chick-fil-A Kickoff and Peach Bowl, and other local Atlanta properties!

The Account Executive will execute events, assist in the planning, and help with the day-to-day partner management of the MLB, Chick-fil-A Kickoff and Peach Bowl, as well as the Peachtree Road Race, Georgia Aquarium, and other client properties. The position will include vendor and partnership communication, operational and administrative duties of the account, hospitality and event staffing!

The AE will be able to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and collaborate with a team to communicate with various internal and external agencies, partners, vendors, and clients. Excellent organizational skills, critical thinking, outstanding attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills, particularly within a team, are required for this position. Staffing on-site is also required including weekends, nights and potentially 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

  • Planning, development, and execution of various on-site activities and operations (i.e. staffing, logistics, tracking, etc.)
  • Writing event guidebooks, activation recaps and other event related documents
  • Inventory management of event materials (i.e. premiums, signage assets, activation elements, etc.)
  • Coordinate and lead on-site event operations and execution including event set-up and breakdown
  • Manage event staffing including sourcing and on-site oversight of Brand Ambassadors
  • Facilitate vendor engagements, including execution and management of any contracts and payments
  • Event tickets inventory distribution and management
  • Tracking expenses and processing of POs, invoices and monthly finance reporting
  • Support Account Manager on additional MLB and Chick-fil-A Kickoff and Peach Bowl partnership management and activation
  • Other related duties/projects as assigned including assisting in the development of all client results
  • Assist team in supporting day-to-day needs
  • Support the creation of detailed client presentations and activation plans

 

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

  • Passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity culture
  • 0-1 year of relevant sponsorship and/or agency experience
  • Experience in event execution
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative and solve problems independently
  • Capacity to become knowledgeable on the clients’ industry, brand and product offering
  • Very organized, great attention to detail, and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software (specifically PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)
  • Willing to work weekends and some holidays with non-traditional hours with a positive approach
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • 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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