March 26 2018

ICYMI: MAR 26

ICYMI, Talent + Properties

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

 

Octagon Basketball's Giannis Antetokounmpo Featured on 60 Minutes

60 Minutes: Client Giannis Antetokounmpo appeared on 60 minutes with insights from Octagon Basketball's Alex Saratsis. The compelling feature highlighted Antetokounmpo's rise from poverty in Greece to breakout stardom in the NBA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTAGON NOMINATED FOR TWO SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS

SportsBusiness Journal: Octagon earned two SBJ Sports Business Awards nominations this past week, in the "Best Talent Representation of the Year" and "Best in Corporate Consulting, Marketing and Client Services" categories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTAGON TAPS MULTIPLE DIVISIONS AND EXPERTISE TO DELIVER 2018 KAISER PERMANENTE NBA TOTAL HEALTH FORUM

Octagon Blog: This March, Octagon leveraged multiple areas of expertise and industry connections to help create and deliver the 2018 Kaiser Permanente NBA Total Health Forum, uniting leaders across health, business, community and sports on behalf of consulting client Kaiser Permanente. This year's forum examined ways to improve the total health — body, mind and spirit — and well-being of underserved youth and families, reduce the stigma around mental health, and showcase how sports can create stronger and more inclusive communities in the U.S. and across the globe. Discover how the #OctagonFamily came together to deliver the Kaiser Permanente NBA Total Health Forum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID SCHWAB CHATS WITH WORLD BICYCLE RELIEF CEO DAVID NEISWANDER ON THIS WEEK’S EPISODE OF BEYOND HIGH STREET

Beyond High Street: On this week’s episode of Beyond High Street, Octagon’s David Schwab chats with World Bicycle Relief CEO David Neiswander about helping people conquer challenges throughout their lives and the philosophy of getting “one win a day”.

 

 

 

 

OCTAGON CLIENT NANCY LIEBERMAN BECOMES FIRST FULL-TIME FEMALE HEAD COACH IN THE HISTORY OF MEN’S SPORTS

The BIG3: Octagon client Nancy Lieberman recently signed as the head coach of Power in the BIG3 Basketball League, making her the first full-time female head coach in a professional men’s sports league.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE WHAT’S NEXT: NEW OPPORTUNITIES AT OCTAGON

Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion: As our newly appointed VP of D&I you will be responsible for the creation and implementation of OSEN’s (Octagon Sports & Entertainment Network) D&I strategic plan. The position will report directly to our Worldwide CEO while partnering with Human Resources and other groups. You will lead the strategy and execution of the company’s internal and external D&I programs, initiatives and partnerships, which aim to increase our agencies performance in the areas of talent attraction, development and retention, community engagement and new business. Through the lens of our D&I strategic plan, you will work to ensure that our culture, environment and approach in every area is inclusive, respectful and inviting to all. This will be accomplished through implementation of formal programs, processes and metrics. Equally important will be your ability to effectively communicate our results, both internally and externally.

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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