Event Trainee, Luxury Automotive (Kingsport)
Compensation: $62,360.00 - $108,740.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
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THE JOB / Event Trainee,
EXPERIENCES / Responsible for planning and executing event and experiential
This is a position within the Octagon Marketing Trainee Program.
The Event Trainees will support the execution of a large-scale national
driving program for a luxury automotive client, traveling to different markets
for multiple events across the country! The program will showcase the full
line of the luxury automotive client s vehicles through a combination of
professional driving instruction on closed courses, test drives on local
routes, and VIP events. Twelve (12) Event Trainees, led by a core account team
based in Stamford, CT, will be tasked with facilitating the set-up and
implementation of these memorable automotive experiences.
Events will take place on both weekdays and weekends;
travel days as well as off days are built into the schedule. The position will
travel, including working non-traditional hours during weekends,
nights, and holidays, and may include assisting with the transport of the
The right candidate will be
able to work as part of a cohesive team and will interface with various
internal divisions, client partners/vendors, and consumers. This position
offers a unique opportunity to learn on-site logistics and event activation.
Strong team dynamics skills and excellent interpersonal skills are required for
THE WORK YOU LL DO
and execute all on-site activities
for daily set-up, breakdown, and maintenance of all event equipment
participant registration and instruction
daily test-drive, photography and registration recaps
between various activation components on-site
that event attendees have a positive and engaging experience
product related questions
with upkeep of fleet vehicles
with the core account team on program wrap-up
organized records of all travel expenses and time tracking
on weekends, holidays and during non-traditional hours
including driving for extended periods of time in daylight and some
related duties as reasonably assigned
THE BIGGER TEAM YOU LL JOINWhere
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
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.
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
have a passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music
and/or celebrity culture
for luxury automotive a strong plus
- Bachelor s
degree in a related field
years work or internship experience in events or a customer-service
knowledge of event management is a plus
least 21 years of age
to learn and develop a career in event marketing
verbal communication skills
or public speaking experience a plus
traits: confident, engaging, hardworking and articulate
to become knowledgeable on our client s industry, brand and product
and comfort level to communicate with consumers, potential consumers or
fans in an event setting
to travel extensively (including weekends) for weeks at a time
driver s license and clean driving record
ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative and solve
problems effectively and independently
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.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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