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Account Executive, Events

Horizon Media

Horizon Media

Administration, Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Job Description

Who We Are

Horizon Sports and Experiences (HS&E) includes the merger of Horizon Media's Scout Sports and Entertainment division, and the acquisition of Blake Sports Group. HSE was created to provide a differentiated and comprehensive approach for clients engaging in sports and experiential marketing. With a fully-integrated service model, HS&E includes a core focus on IP creation and monetization, strategic advisory and consulting, media rights, sponsorship, sales, and experiential strategy and activation – transforming marketers' ability to more seamlessly and effectively leverage their brand assets, content, and engagement strategies to drive increased growth.

What You’ll Do

HS&E is looking for an exceptional Account Executive to join the Events & Experiential team as an integral member supporting a variety of brand clients. The ideal candidate is passionate about events, experienced in activation, extremely organized, a strong communicator and excels at building relationships.

60% - Account and Project Management

  • Work hand-in-hand with Account team to support management, planning, coordination, and execution of activation plans and hospitality programs
  • Interact daily with client, partner agencies, properties and vendors to coordinate logistics, responding in a timely manner
  • Negotiate event specifics with vendors and event organizers
  • Prepare and own client-facing materials including status documents (agendas and notes) and trackers, activation overviews and post-event recaps, making sure client deadlines are met
  • Effectively interpret client feedback for internal revision and identification of next steps
  • Own client and agency administrative processes for programs including meeting management, vendor and internal briefs and support with budget creation, tracking and reconciliation
  • Mentor and manage more junior team members including temporary event staff

15% - Strategic Planning

  • Participate in the ideation, development, and implementation of activation plans against the established objectives
  • Utilize creative thinking and knowledge of industry and cultural trends to develop activation concepts (pushing the envelope and thinking outside of the box)
  • Support the Events team with growth of business within existing client portfolios
  • Develop persuasive presentations and client materials to illustrate activation ideas and strategy

25% - Relationship Management

  • Establish effective relationships with internal and external teams through clear and timely communication
  • Develop trusted rapport with client, managing daily communications and anticipating needs and questions

Who You Are

  • Passionate about live and virtual experiences with a desire to innovate and keep up with trends
  • Team-spirited and collaborative to achieve client objectives
  • Proactive, seeking out opportunities to support the team
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Independent problem solver with foresight and the ability to develop creative solutions
  • An advocate for and supporter of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (minimum)
  • 2+ years of event marketing experience at an agency, team, league or brand with demonstrated understanding of the industry
  • Polished, professional and enthusiastic about delivering high quality experiences for brands
  • Proven success in project management and managing multiple priorities
  • Experience developing persuasive presentations
  • High level of proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work nights, weekends or travel for client programs and/or events

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
No requirements for certificates, licenses and/or registrations

Physical Activity and Work Environment

Occasionally the employee might be asked to perform minimal physical activity in support of onsite event execution

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.


Horizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Salary Range

$62,400.00 - $70,000.00

A successful applicant’s actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, licensure/certifications, and equity. As an organization, we take an aptitude and competency-based hiring approach. We provide a competitive total rewards package including a discretionary bonus and a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement savings plans, company paid holidays and unlimited paid time off (PTO), mental health and wellness resources, pet insurance, childcare resources, identity theft insurance, fertility assistance programs, and fitness reimbursement.