Location: Virtual/Remote

Date Posted: March 2021

Agency Background

Aquarius Sports and Entertainment (www.aquarius-se.com), named a Best Employer in Sports by Front Office Sports in 2019, is a full-service sponsorship and experiential marketing agency which connects brands to properties in the sports and entertainment industries.

Aquarius offers a wide range of core services which are considered both the brains (strategy, consulting, ideation and creative) and the backbones (activation, implementation, execution and measurement) in the areas of sponsorship and experiential marketing. The agency specializes in understanding the business of sports and applies that knowledge to serve corporate clients who invest sponsorship dollars. As an independent agency which puts clients first, the team is accustomed to working effectively and efficiently to deliver best-in-class services. The creative and strategic programs developed by the agency connect brands to consumers’ passions through the power of sports and entertainment.

In addition to being named a Best Employer in Sports by Front Office Sports, Aquarius is proud to have been awarded or nominated with the following recognitions:

  • 2018-2020 Chief Marketer “CM 200” – Top 200 Agency
  • 2017 Chief Marketer “Promo Top Shops” – Top 100 Agency
  • 2015 Event Marketer “It List” – Top 100 Agency
  • 2014 finalist for SportsBusiness Journal’s Sports Business Award in the category of Best Sports Event and Experiential Marketing Agency
  • Named to the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 5000 List, honoring the fastest-growing private companies in the United States
  • 2014 nominee for the Nationals Sports Forum’s Sports Advertising Marketing and Management of the Year (SAMMY) Award for the agency’s work with the all® and Snuggle® brands’ “Laundry Pit Stop” experiential marketing activation
  • 2013 nominee for the Nationals Sports Forum’s SAMMY Award for the agency’s work with Target Corporation’s “Taste of Target” experiential marketing and event activation
  • 2013 nominee for the Nationals Sports Forum’s Sports AdChievement Award for Best in Television for the agency’s work with AAA
  • 2013 winner of the Internet Marketing Association’s Impact Award for the agency’s work with the National Football League

Position Description 

Aquarius Sports and Entertainment is seeking a Coordinator/Senior Coordinator to join the agency’s Client Services team to support the planning, implementation and execution of sponsorships, as well as activations and experiential marketing platforms, on behalf of agency clients. The Coordinator/Senior Coordinator will be expected to participate in the program development process, provide onsite assistance at events, and provide general support/tactical assistance for the Client Services team. Additionally, the Coordinator/Senior Coordinator will be asked to research, summarize, analyze and draft client communications (i.e. agendas, recaps, presentations, etc.), as well as communicate information effectively and persuasively to both the Client Services team and agency clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Account Management

  • Track client sponsorship and media assets
  • Prepare first drafts of agency and client communications
  • Document client and vendor interaction
  • Research, summarize, analyze and draw conclusions for client presentations
  • Participate in project planning and brainstorming sessions
  • Serve as a primary contact for vendors 
  • Clearly communicate information effectively and persuasively to the internal account team
  • Identify and provide suggested solutions for problems/issues which may arise; involve agency colleagues as appropriate

Event Management

  • Plan, organize, coordinate and facilitate on-site events

Budgeting 

  • Identify potential vendors and submit initial requests for bids
  • Make recommendations to the internal account team based, based on bids received
  • Track expenses/receipts for assigned programs

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments from various clients and agency colleagues
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and willingness to support agency initiatives as requested

Education and/or Experience Required

  • College graduate
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience
  • Some travel required – varies by program, may include weekends and/or holidays

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, including flexible spending accounts
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Simple IRA
  • Paid time off, including vacation, holidays and Summer Fridays
  • Employee referral awards
  • Quarterly employee awards and outings

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Signe Engle at sengle@aquarius-se.com, and include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line