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Sr Acct Exec-Gaming Cliente-Sports, College footba

Sports Marketing

Location: International
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-17-2017

Job Description:


Octagon is looking for a Senior Account Executive to help support our gaming client's various eSports sponsorships, college football initiatives, experiential marketing programs and assist in the management of influencers/athletes. The position requires a strong desire to work as part of a team, but also have the capabilities to manage parts of the program directly and solve problems independently.

In order to succeed, you must be proficient in event execution, understand the intricacies of sponsorships and contracts, properly manage talent, prioritize multiple tasks and work in a deadline oriented environment. You should be proactive, a self-starter and have a passion for gaming and the gaming industry. You will work closely with the client and other constituents (internal and external) to achieve program goals & objectives.


  • This opportunity will consist of a combination of strategic, operational and tactical projects focused on driving client's business and brand through client's sponsorships and initiatives
  • Development and execution of event logistics including onsite management
  • Development of event wrap-up reports and key program tracking documents
  • Management of ROI metrics and evaluation/reporting against other programs
  • Administrative functions including budget/invoicing management, approvals, internal communication, contract routing, etc.
  • Support account leadership in necessary projects that come up and related administrative duties as assigned
  • Make a contribution to the overall account and new projects



•You have a passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity & lifestyle culture
•Bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of 3+ year’s event marketing, sponsorship, marketing communications, event management/execution, talent management and/or sports marketing experience required, agency experience a plus
•You have a love for video games and knowledge about the gaming industry
•Ability and flexibility to work effectively under short deadlines, travel as needed (including weekend and holiday) and interact one-on-one with our clients
•You know how to run an event or program
•Excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail
•Must have the ability to build relationships while managing requirements and deliverables
•You demonstrate excellent project management skills, and the ability to work effectively under short deadlines and as part of a team
•You demonstrate an ability to initiate work (self-starter) while having a “pitch in”, “roll up your sleeves” attitude
•Excellent communications skills – both written and verbal
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
•You are flexible and able to travel for extended periods of time including weekend/holiday work as needed


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