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Account Manager, Global Sports Sponsorships, Brand Campaigns (Financial Services Client)

United States of America
Requisition ID: 10100

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

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

Do you have experience and interest in developing consumer experiences across several sports and cause properties? Do you love solving problems and bringing large-scale experiences to life? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you.

In this position, you will lead a team in developing innovative consumer & employee-facing experiential activations across our client’s Global Sports Sponsorship portfolio in Motorsports, Golf, NFL, as well as CSR-based initiatives.

You will manage a Senior Account Executive & Account Executive while leading the program development and onsite executions. You will work on multiple projects simultaneously, delivering a collection of experiences throughout the year. This role reports to an Account Director.


  • Work closely across our experiential and internal creative teams to develop activation plans and program recommendations in support of client goals and objectives
  • Conduct pre-planning, management, and implementation for events including vendor vetting and selection, contract review/negotiation, event activation plans, and communication documents (i.e., budgets, work plans, event briefs, execution guides, etc.)
  • Manage quality control of client-facing communications and project management materials across the team
  • Build relationships with clients as a trusted advisor, while driving the business and projects forward
  • Oversight and management of direct reports, while also supporting career development
  • Additional projects as assigned, which may include: assistance on other events and hospitality programs, sponsorship evaluations, competitive reviews, POVs, white papers, property research, etc.
  • Other administrative and related duties as assigned


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.


  • 3-5 years of work experience in experiential marketing or a related field
  • Passion for events/experiences, ranging from large-scale custom experiences to small-scale turnkey events
  • History of building positive relationships, both internally and externally, while finding opportunities to make valuable contributions with every interaction
  • You’re able to prioritize multiple projects with ease, manage deadlines, coordinate timelines, and perform under pressure
  • You are meticulous with outstanding organization skills and maintain that standard of excellence and consistency across your team
  • A sense of humor and the ability to tell a good story (we like to laugh)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for up to or more than eight hours at a time
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours including weekend and domestic travel (25-30%)
  • All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption

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 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 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 or protected veteran status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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