March 12 2018

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In Case You Missed It – The week's top stories from the #OctagonFamily.

OCTAGON SIGNS RISING AMERICAN TENNIS STAR FRANCES TIAFOE

Octagon Tennis: Octagon, the premier sports and entertainment marketing leader, announced the signing of American tennis sensation, Frances Tiafoe, to a worldwide, exclusive marketing and management agreement. Tiafoe, who captured his first ATP World Tour singles title on February 25th at the 2018 Delray Beach Open, became the youngest American to win on Tour since Andy Roddick in 2002. The 20-year-old will be represented by Octagon Vice President, Kelly Wolf. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Frances to the Octagon family,” said Alastair Garland, Vice President of Tennis. “As one of the rising stars of American tennis, his addition to our roster further solidifies Octagon’s legacy in men’s tennis.”

 

 

WOMEN OF OCTAGON JOIN FORCES IN INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY VIDEO

Octagon Blog: International Women's Day on March 8 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme – #PressforProgress – is a call to press forward and progress gender parity. 

The Octagon Sports + Entertainment Network is proud to highlight several bright, bold and inspired women across our agency network, and from our Octagon and Rogers & Cowan talent client rosters, in the short video below!

 

 

SEBASTIAN ODDO SHARES FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SNAPCHAT LENS STUDIO

Sebastian Oddo via Octagon Blog: "One of the best parts of my job is that I get to learn and experiment every day. In today’s technologically “charged” world, it’s absolutely vital to be open-minded to advancements and new uses of technology - particularly in the workplace. After all, if we aren’t open to new tech and creative applications, then how can we help our brand clients put them to use?  With that in mind, my team and I spent some time experimenting with Snapchat Lens Studio. Here are the top 5 things you need to know."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTAGON’S ANDRIY SHPYLCHYN JUDGES GLOBAL GAME JAM IN STAMFORD CONNECTICUT

Octagon Blog: Octagon Development Director, Digital Andriy Shpylchyn shares his Global Game Jam Judge experience and career development tips that we can learn from the game developer community.

 

OCTAGON STARTS 2018 WITH NEW BUSINESS WINS FROM THREE FIFA WORLD CUP™ PARTNERS

Press Release: LONDON (March 5, 2018) – Octagon, the global sports and entertainment marketing leader, is pleased to begin the year with three significant new business wins with FIFA World Cup™ official partners Gazprom, Swiss luxury watchmaker Hublot, and Kia Motors.  

All three brands will be working with the creative marketing agency to create experience-led campaigns for their FIFA World Cup™ programmes in Russia with a particular focus on the management and production of fan and guest engagements in the official commercial display fan-zones and hospitality areas.

 

 

 

DAVID SCHWAB CHATS WITH CEO, LUXURY GARAGE SALE TRISH LUKASIK IN LATEST BEYOND HIGH STREET EPISODE

Beyond High Street: On the latest episode of Beyond High Street, Octagon's David Schwab chats with Miami University alum Trish Lukasik on her path to CEO at Luxury Garage Sale, a leading omni-channel retailer of high end boutique and consignment merchandise. 

 

 

EXPERIENCE WHAT’S NEXT: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AT OCTAGON

Senior 3D Desiger: Do you see the world in 3D? Do you have an intrinsic understanding of how to bring concepts to life? We’re looking for a Senior 3D Designer to add another dimension to our design team. In this brand new opportunity, you’ll take amazing ideas and create the innovative activations our clients have come to expect from us. As a part of the brainstorm process, you’ll be the expert we rely on to pitch and develop exceptional consumer experience flows. Working in tandem with our Operations team, you’ll also contribute to the build process; ensuring that each design incorporates flawless detail.

HR Director: In this position you will be responsible for HR programs including, but not limited to, performance management, compensation and benefits, employee relations, strategic staffing as it relates to internal mobility, management of an HR team and collaboration on other ad hoc HR initiatives and projects. This role also has oversight of our office services function and team. As our HR Director you will manage these responsibilities across four of our OSEN (Octagon Sports & Entertainment Network) agencies - Octagon Marketing and Events NA, Advantage, Futures Sports and Entertainment and Octagon Media Rights Consulting.

Senior Content Producer, Video Production: We are storytellers spanning sports, entertainment, music, celebrity and lifestyle culture. We bring our client’s video content above and beyond expectations. We’re looking for someone who wants to be part of a team that works in a fast-paced and fun environment to bring ideas to life for blue chip brands. As our new Sr. Content Producer you will be involved in all stages of production, as we take ideas from brainstorm to final cut. Strong editing and motion graphic abilities are required as a majority of our work is in post-production. Impress us with your spot-on storytelling by submitting a reel with your application that showcases impeccable shooting, editing, and motion graphics skills. Check out the type of work you’ll produce here.


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