Intern (6 Months)
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Octagon is seeking a dynamic and adaptable Intern to support the team over a 6-month internship period (1 July to 31 December 2023). Someone who has a passion and interest in the marketing and business of sports & entertainment. You will also need to be articulate and a confident self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills. It is highly desirable that you are pursuing a tertiary education in Marketing, Statistics, Business, Law, Commerce, Economics or Sports Management.
- Keep a pulse on the sports & entertainment news within the region
- Research and analyze market trends on the industry, clients and competitors
- Coordination of day-to-day operations
- Facilitate the running of internal team or client meetings
- Accurate and detailed reporting, including work in progress and status reports
- Assist in the day-to-day operations of managing client programs, including preparation of presentations and materials
- Manage account finance, including invoicing, reporting and liaison with finance team members
- Assist in other ad-hoc activities as directed
- A strong interest in sports or entertainment and the commercial world of sports & entertainment (this one's non-negotiable!)
- Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
- Creative-minded, with a drive to bring interesting ideas to life
- Strong work ethic to carry our responsibilities with pride and ownership
- Presentable and service-minded with good communication and interpersonal skills
- Conscientious, hardworking and results-oriented
- Excellent knowledge of MS Office
- Effective time management with an ability to prioritize tasks
- Must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-changing environment
- Up to date with social media and the latest consumer trends (this is a huge plus)
So there you have it. Are you our next INTERN? We hope so.
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