Senior Account Executive, Luxury Automotive, Golf

Octagon Stamford, CT
THE JOB / Sr. Account Executive

We are looking for a Senior Account Executive to execute hospitality elements of a prominent PGA TOUR title sponsorship, as well as official golf partnerships, brand ambassador relationships and spearhead the expansion of a national amateur golf series. This is a great opportunity for anyone with a passion for golf and the ability to manage multiple projects with acute attention to detail. This individual must have a proven background in client service and event management logistics.

This person will work closely with the Account Director who oversees golf sponsorships and partnership marketing for an automotive client, and key players on the client team, along with their agency and property partners.

THE WORK YOU'LL DO

* Execute hospitality and media activation at various professional golf and partnership programs through planning, execution, and measurement/evaluation

* Maintain current national amateur golf program including the execution of U.S. Final while spearheading the development of an expanded amateur program with a new golf partner

* Manage all partnership hospitality assets including but not limited to hotel blocks, merchandise, tournament branding, media exposure and brand ambassador activation

* Serve as a trusted and reliable agency contact for client sponsorship team, internal client departments and agency partners

* Ensure contractual compliance and fulfilment of sponsorship assets, and manage the day to day logistics of executing various hospitality elements, national media strategy, social media & brand ambassador partnerships

* Ensure various agency partners are aligned and informed on timelines, as well as keep projects moving alongside target deadlines and budgets

* Supervision of an account trainee position

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 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.

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

* Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 2-4 years of marketing/event experience

* Experience with professional/amateur golf and/or event management a plus

* Passionate to make an overall account contribution with new partnerships and projects

* Excellent communication, writing and client service skills

* Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail

* Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

* Ability to travel and work weekends

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.