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Account Manager, Client Services (Home Improvement Client)

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Requisition ID: 11820

THE JOB / Account Manager, Client Services (Home Improvement Client)

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 is in Atlanta, GA.

We are looking for an Account Manager to manage the client’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium partnerships – NFL, MLS, The Home Depot Backyard, and additional events at the stadium. This position involves, but not limited to, strategy, creative development and execution, day-to-day client/partner management, activation budget planning / management, hospitality, experiential activation, and overall oversight of partner programming. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, highly organized, able to multitask, and works independently. This position requires excellent communication and time management skills, acute attention to detail, and client management. The Account Manager will work closely with the Account Director who leads all aspects of the client’s local Atlanta partnerships day-to-day, as well as with key partners from the client team, agency, and internal Octagon teams.

THE WORK YOU’LL DO

  • Key member of the Home Improvement account team
  • Lead and develop planning initiatives to leverage partnership assets and support client business objectives
  • Manage creative concept development and execution with internal cross-functional teams including trafficking materials
  • Identify and manage outside vendors associated with executing overall programming
  • Handle budgets and finances related to programs
  • Manage several projects simultaneously using established project management processes
  • Provide on-site hospitality needs as necessary, as well as management of on-site staff
  • Prepare formal documentation for projects including project management trackers, timelines, sell-in decks, agency POVs, program overviews, recap summaries, etc.
  • Other related duties as reasonably assigned

THE BIGGER TEAM YOU’LL JOIN

Octagon is the global sports, entertainment, and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group.

We take pride in being Playmakers – finding insightful, bold ways to create play in our work, our lives, and in the world. We believe in the power of play to create big ideas and unlock potential for our clients and talent.

We can put ourselves in the shoes of fans because we ARE fans – of sports, entertainment, and culture at large. This expertise allows us to continually evolve the fan experience across sports and entertainment alongside some of the biggest brands and talent in the world.

The world needs play more than ever. Are you a Playmaker?

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 5+ years of sponsorship/brand marketing experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of sponsorship management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Exceptional client service
  • Driven to take the initiative to succeed when presented with individual work responsibilities
  • Outstanding organizational skills, careful attention to details and the ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in budget management
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team and under pressure
  • Collaborative in nature with a “no job is too small” demeanor to assist with overall account team duties and additional programs as needed
  • Experience in presentation development
  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously. Outstanding time management skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and solve problems independently
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (in particular PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability and flexibility with weekend work as needed, and travel as necessary
  • All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption.
  • All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization’s HR team if eligible for an exemption.

Compensation + Benefits:

  • L3: The base range for this position is $60,000 – 65,000. 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 

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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