Account Executive, Priceless Experiences (Payment Services Client)
THE JOB / Account Executive, Priceless Experiences
The Account Executive will support the account in the execution and development of activation and communication strategies for the client’s global platform. This position will be responsible for a variety of assignments within the client’s Global Sponsorships Group, primarily for the global Priceless Experiences travel program. The program incorporates unique sport/culinary/entertainment elements coupled with travel destinations all over the world!
The ideal candidate is highly organized, able to multitask, and speaks more than one language. The AE will be exposed to high profile partners and will be expected to collaborate with account team members responsible for managing those specific initiatives. The AE will assist in the development and creation of pre-event planning documents, daily program operations, presentation materials and will play a key role in the onsite implementation of consumer hospitality programs. This position requires travel and is best suited for a candidate interested in working in a team environment with a diverse group of people from different countries and cultural backgrounds.
THE WORK YOU’LL DO
- Assist with planning and execution of event marketing programs across global markets
- Serve as onsite host during implementation of consumer programs
- Assist in the creation, development of presentation materials and pre-event materials and translation of documents
- Coordinate projects with outside vendors and internal resources
- Provide formal documentation for projects (i.e. memos, conference reports, budgets, and presentations)
- May supervise staff and/or interns in the implementation of programs and events
- Prepare event summary documents and track event results over program
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
- 2-3 years of event marketing experience, payment services industry experience/knowledge a plus
- A valid passport
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to solve problems effectively and independently
- Detail-oriented; ability to handle multiple tasks and produce quality work within strict timelines
- Superior organization, interpersonal, and communication skills (both oral and written). A writing assignment may be part of the hiring process
- Excellent computer skills, master of the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Willingness to travel, including weekends/holidays
- All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption.
This position pays $40,000, is overtime-eligible and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.
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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