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Octagon worked with client Delta Air Lines to create the new Arrivals campaign, which launched September 1, featuring Boston ace Chris Sale. Stay tuned for more Arrivals this fall with Boston athletes and sports personalities.
Football Business Awards: We are proud to announce Octagon has been nominated for Agency of the Year at the Football Business Awards in the UK. The annual awards program recognizes and rewards the hard work that takes place in supporting the success of football. Congrats to everyone at Octagon who has worked across our football accounts over the past year.
SportsBusiness Journal: Octagon has signed 2X Super Bowl champ and ESPN broadcaster Damien Woody and is negotiating a new contract for him with the network. Tim Scanlan, Octagon Vice President, Sports Broadcast, is representing Woody. “He would come into my office all of the time,” Scanlan said of Woody, when Scanlan worked at ESPN. “I would coach him. We would talk about his career and his life and how could he make himself be better.”
Sr. Account Executive- Tournament Coordinator (Tour Golf Event): Do you excel at event strategy, budget management, and event execution? We are looking for a highly organized individual to maximize the value of our golf event in this Tournament Coordinator opportunity. Working directly with the Tournament Director and event management staff, you will be heavily involved with the day-to-day preparation and execution of a multi-day professional tour golf event involving tour golfers, pro-ams and a wide-array of community events (food festival, concerts, 5K race).
Account Manager, Healthcare & Software, Operations: Octagon is looking to hire a highly organized, hard-working operations specialist to maximize the value of the community event/tournament through strategy, planning & program development; budget management; execution, and measurement/evaluation. Working directly with the Executive Director as well as the event staff, this position will be heavily involved with the day-to-day preparation and execution of a multi-day event and week-long Tournament in both Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina.
Forbes: Octagon First Call's David Schwab and Influencer Bryan Valle of Team Edge examine how (and why) brands and influencers can create more open lines of communication. "Communication is huge," Valle notes. "Let’s sit across a table and get to know another...and then let’s work together on how we can make the best branded videos."