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Senior Account Executive, Global Sports Sponsorships (Motorsports, Golf, and NFL) (Financial Services Client)

United States of America
Requisition ID: 9811

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

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

We are seeking a Senior Account Executive to join our dynamic team to help create experiential activations across numerous integrated campaigns for our financial services client’s Global Sports Sponsorships portfolio. The campaigns feature programming with iconic sports partnerships - including Motorsports, Golf, and NFL as well as CSR initiatives. Do you love solving problems and bringing large-scale experiences to life? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

This role will report to the team’s Account Manager who will manage the coordination and communication of responsibilities across multiple programs and platforms.


  • Assist with the planning and execution of experiential marketing programs both in-person and virtual
  • Assist with vendor management, logistical planning, preparation of event documents to aid in execution/recapping, etc.
  • Coordinating projects with vendors and internal Octagon resources
  • Optimally facilitate communication between clients and partners
  • Develop a knowledge and understanding of financial service client’s sponsorship portfolios and business initiatives
  • Manage documents such as budgets, status reports, inventory tracking, and meeting agenda and notes
  • Participate in brainstorms and creative ideation and provide research as requested
  • Additional projects as assigned, which may include assistance on other events/programs, competitive research, POVs, 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 somewhat 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.


  • 2-4 years of experience within an agency or client service experience and event planning preferred
  • A fan or authority of sports, cause, or music with a passion for events/experiences, ranging from large-scale custom experiences to small-scale turnkey events
  • You possess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A sense of humor and the ability to tell a good story (we like to laugh)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours including weekend travel (25-30% travel)
  • 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 $50,000, is overtime-eligible and Octagon’s comprehensive benefits 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 is 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, or protected veteran status.

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