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Account Trainee Tournament Assistant GT

Company: Octagon
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Job Description:


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

This is a position within the Octagon Marketing Trainee Program. Our Marketing & Events Division is looking for a motivated Event Trainee to assist the Tournament and event staff with day-to-day operations of preparing for the Meijer LPGA Classic to be held June 8-14th, 2020! The Event Trainee will be working full time assisting in miscellaneous projects starting in May 2020 in our Grand Rapids, MI office.

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to learn event management, on-site logistics and event activation/operation skills to be able to optimally engage with consumers and fans. The right candidate will be able to work as part of a team and will collaborate with internal divisions, client partners and vendors. Strong team dynamics skills and excellent communication skills are required for this position. Travel on weekends, evenings and some holiday work may also be required.

* Respond to general event inquiries (dates, event schedule, ticket prices etc.)

* Assist with implementation of special projects & other partnership extensions in community

* Assist with restaurant relations management

* Restaurant ticket package fulfillment

* Administrative duties

* Assist staff with research projects including researching potential endorsements, contact names, industry trends, or other assigned subjects

* Carry out assigned tasks with limited supervision, including coordinating and implementing projects

* Assist with compiling tournament overview book at close of event

* Other related duties/projects as assigned



Octagon is the global sports, entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. But if that classification doesnt do it for you, and it shouldnt, lets 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.
Thats 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.

* Bachelors Degree in related field

* 0-1 year of internship/work experience

* You will be available to work full time starting the beginning of May in Grand Rapids, MI office

* Extensive study in a related field (senior level internship or recent college graduate)

* Polished communication skills, both written and oral

* Strong ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative, and solve problems independently

* Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet

* Extremely organized and able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously

* Interest in sports and event marketing as a career

* Willingness to work weekends and nonstandard hours particularly during tournament week

* Valid Drivers License and clean driving record

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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