THE JOB / Event Trainee, OperationsAssistant Golf
EXPERIENCES / Responsible for planning andexecuting event and experiential marketing programs.
Jointhe Octagon Event Staff on day-to-day preparations for the IWiT Championship,an LPGA tournament to be held September 23rd 29th at the Brickyard Crossingat the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The IWiT Championship goes beyondjust a golf tournament as it partners with the Indy Women in Tech Foundation toraise funds and awareness for meaningful causes aimed at attracting, developingand retaining women and girls into tech related careers. Many ancillary eventstake place in conjunction with the tournament, including the IWiT Summit, TheEureka! Exchange, byte Food Experience, and the Speak Easy Program.
OurEvents and Experiences Division is a dynamic group of professionals that runworld-class events around the country. Our model is to build and producesuccessful events by merging the world of sports, entertainment and culinarywith philanthropy in markets that recognize the importance of culturalimprovements in the development of the quality of life in its community.
THE WORK YOU'LL DO
You will assist tournament staff incoordinating all vendor contracts for the event
Insure first-class presentation for theoperation of event
Help handle operational timeline thatincludes detailed set-up and tear-down schedules
You will work closely with Event Staff toinsure operational fulfillment of corporate partner contracts andoperational support of volunteer activities
Work with tournament staff to executeproduct logistics plan including loading and unloading of product intostorage containers
Handle the related duties/projects asreasonably assigned
Weekend and Holiday work required
Please note: Event is held outdoors andthe pre-planning and execution phases of event will require long work daysoutside in temperatures consistent with summer in Indiana.
THE BIGGER TEAM YOU'LL JOIN
Whereothers see complexity, we see possibility.
Octagon is the global sports,entertainment and experiential marketing arm of the Interpublic Group. But ifthat classification doesn't do it for you, and it shouldn't, let's take it astep further.
We are what we believe. And webelieve that while the world of sports and entertainment is full ofopportunities and possibilities, sometimes the amount of choice can seem alittle 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 helpbreak down the complexity and push forward so you can make your next rightmove.
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Extensive study in a related field
Strong event experience golf preferred
Previous volunteer experience a plus
Polished interpersonal skills, both written and oral
Strong ability to demonstrate initiative, tackle problems andwork effectively under pressure while working as part of a team as well asindependently
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and theability to multi-task
Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Internet
Collaborative in nature with "no job is too small" mentality
You have a passion in sports and event marketing as a career
Will be available to work full time in our Indianapolis,Indiana office, as well as weekends and nonstandard hours