Current Job Openings

Account Manager, Client Services (Insurance Client)

United States of America
Requisition ID: 9591

THE JOB / Account Manager

CLIENT SERVICES / Responsible for leading Octagon’s client business and day-to-day management of client programs.

Our headquarters is 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, Los Angeles, CA or Atlanta, GA. We will also consider a remote-based working arrangement for qualified candidates.***

We are looking for an Account Manager to lead our Insurance client’s sports sponsorship portfolio through management of assets and communication with teams/properties, clients and agency partners. The responsibilities include serving as the primary liaison with our clients’ sponsorship contacts to fulfill assets and support program development and activation across multiple groups in support of local and national campaigns.

The ideal candidate should have a strong client management background and display the following characteristics: highly organized and detail oriented, consistently meets deadlines, strong written and verbal communication skills, previous experience in developing tactical recommendations and strong working knowledge of the sports sponsorship industry. The Account Manager will report to the Account Director and work closely with another Account Manager with shared responsibility to maintain the relationships with our clients’ primary teams, agencies, and local market contacts.


  • Primary point of contact for client’s Sports Marketing team
  • Maintain strong working knowledge of client business objectives and marketing campaigns to provide strong recommendations on use of sponsorships to achieve marketing goals
  • Serve as subject matter expert on client’s sponsorship portfolio including terms, assets, financials and property processes, procedures and structure
  • Implement client’s sponsorship portfolio, including branded and custom content coordination, media strategy & execution, and continuous portfolio evaluation
  • Ensure contractual compliance and fulfillment of sponsorship assets, and lead the day-to-day logistics of implementing various property elements
  • Assist in the design, preparation and presentation of strategic recommendations to leverage partnerships toward client business objectives
  • Lead weekly status calls and other key meetings with both internal and external constituents
  • Lead and maintain existing management routines (i.e. property meetings, agendas, asset trackers/database, notes, etc.) to fulfill and track assets
  • Ensure various agency partners are aligned and advised on timelines, as well as keep projects moving alongside target deadlines and budgets
  • Assess and evaluate existing, new and proposed sponsorship agreements and assets
  • Additional projects as assigned, which may include: sponsorship evaluations, competitive reviews, POVs, white papers, property research, etc.


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.


  • Minimum 5 years of proven client service experience including leading sports/entertainment sponsorships, evaluating proposals, and facilitating contractual assets
  • Team sports or property experiences strongly preferred
  • Budget and asset management experience
  • Passionate to make an account contribution with new partnerships and projects
  • Shown success in building positive client relationships
  • Excellent communication, writing, and client service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and acute attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours including weekend travel
  • All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption.

Compensation + Benefits:

Manager: The base range for this position is $60,000 – 70,000. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Octagon’s comprehensive benefit package includes:

  • Unlimited PTO policy – we understand you need time for play!
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision insurance plans with FSA/HSA and Dependent Care FSA options. Pet Insurance for those who need it too.
  • Generous Family and Parental Leave Policy (12 weeks) with eligibility extended to all parents regardless of gender or primary/secondary caregiver status 
  • Access to our parent company (IPG) Savings plan (401K program) with company match as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Pretax Transportation/Commuter Benefits and Parent Travel Program
  • Dedicated Mental Health resources including Headspace membership, Employee Assistance Program (CCA) and more
  • Discount portal for everyday goods and services
  • Employee Resource Groups and inclusive diversity programming and initiatives
  • Personal Development programs 

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.

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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