The job / account manager, us olympic sponsorship
Integrated marketing / responsible for leading octagon`s client business and day-to-day management of client programs.
Are you a collaborative self-starter looking for your next opportunity as an agency lead helping to leverage a high-profile and long-term olympic & paralympic sponsorship activation program? do you work well autonomously, while still being able to chip into the overall team environment? we are looking for an account manager to collaborate on strategic consulting, development, planning and execution for our client`s team usa partnership!
In this role, you`ll work with our account leads to develop and implement marketing programs that support our client`s olympic & paralympic domestic sponsorship rights! our account manager will work closely with our clients to connect the dots in a complex organization, while also being able to project handle and implement tactical programs.
The ideal candidate would be a confident project manager and multi-tasker who thinks on your feet, takes initiative, identifies and solves problems independently, finds creative solutions, and keeps programs on track across multiple partners (agency and client)If you`ve had experience with crafting, creating and delivering presentations, you`ll be ahead of the curveExcellent attention to detail, communication and client management skills required.
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.
The work you`ll do
Support property and client teams for planning and execution of olympic & paralympic marketing programs
Run client`s olympic & paralympic approval management system
Lead all aspects of overall project management including timelines, project management tool, budget templates and agency integration
Lead key meetings with internal & external constituents and outside vendors including driving the agenda, facilitating the discussion and clarifying next steps
Serve as liaison for development and implementation of olympic & paralympic athlete programs and on-site appearances at events as necessary
Support strategic development of client`s olympic & paralympic sponsorship platform and develop concepts for activation planning
Provide povs and recommendations for activation opportunities
Lead development of olympic & paralympic marketing toolkit and games sponsorship reports
Oversee quality control of all deliverables
Other related duties, as reasonably assigned
The bigger team you`ll join
Where others see complexity, we see possibility.
Octagon is the global sports, entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the interpublic groupBut if that classification doesn`t do it for you, and it shouldn`t, let`s take it a step further.
We are what we believeAnd 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 overwhelmingEven daunting.
That`s where we come into play.
At octagon we inspire brands, talent, and our people to see the world for all its potentialWe then help break down the complexity and push forward so you can make your next right move.
Who we`re looking for
Have a passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity & lifestyle culture
Strategic, forward-thinking, organized, proactive and creative
Bachelor`s degree and/or 5+ years` agency/client service/experience in project management and execution
Knowledge of and/or experience in olympic games or other major sponsorship properties
Shown success working across a combination of strategic, logistical and tactical projects
Experience leading partner relationships including vendors, suppliers, and assets
Experience handling and maintaining budgets
Previous collaborative experience with internal and/or external groups and agencies, especially in other countries
Self-starter who will take initiative with new projects and work with a variety of people
Desire and confidence to present materials to clients
Proven ability to effectively problem tackle and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal skills and ability to communicate clearly and expertly
`no job is too small` demeanor
Proficiency with microsoft office suite (in particular powerpoint, word, excel)
Flexible and passionate about traveling; weekend/holiday work as needed
Octagon is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employerAll 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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