Account Executive
Business Development Operations
Posted on 11/2/2023

51-200 employees

Diverse communications network offering creative solutions
Company Overview
IPG DXTRA stands out as a global leader in the communications industry, offering a unique blend of expertise in PR, branding, digital, experiential, influencer, and entertainment sectors. The company's competitive advantage lies in its ability to deliver creative and impactful solutions at the speed of culture, ensuring clients stay relevant and ahead of the curve. Its commitment to learning and sharing knowledge further fosters a culture of continuous growth and collaboration.

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Stamford, CT, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Public Speaking
Sales & Account Management
  • 1-2 years of experience with an agency or event / project management role
  • Inherently and passionately proactive, chipping in beyond assigned work
  • Excellent organizational / project management skills and significant attention to detail
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills. Comfortable designing slides for pitch materials and managing our internal agency pipeline
  • Inquisitive with a genuine love of learning new things. You love a good research deep dive on a random topic!
  • Self-driven, quick learner who can problem solve and find solutions. Not afraid to volunteer for a task before being asked to do it
  • Comfortable in a role where no two days are the same
  • A “no job is too small or too big” attitude
  • An ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written. Public speaking/presenting experience and comfortability engaging and managing up to Senior Executives
  • You are coachable and are willing to adapt in a fast-paced work environment
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours with some weekend travel
  • All applicants will need to provide proof of COVID vaccination or contact the organization's HR team if eligible for an exemption
  • Support the development and on-going management of a prospecting database, working with the Director of New Business on proactive outreach through desk research, industry updates, key contact research and networking opportunities
  • Be the go-to for research assignments and play a key role in developing our quarterly agency competitive report
  • Lead administrative operations for the team - scheduling meetings, writing meeting agendas and notes, and proofreading documents and support project management efforts for inbound and outbound opportunities
  • Maintain and update a catalogued database of case studies, along with “stock” or customized response information (e.g., Octagon capabilities, client roster, property experience etc.) that can be quickly accessed by Octagon colleagues
  • Manage reporting and analysis documents on new business and marketing activity
  • Support the sourcing, writing, and editing of our weekly internal agency newsletter
  • Support a core team of senior executives with new business target research on brands and industries
  • Assist our marketing efforts through content calendar planning, sourcing information for external posts, and coordination on marketing events
  • Support the RFP/RFI response process, collaborating with various Octagon constituencies (Octagon Account Teams, Creative, Strategy, Experiential, Property Rights Consulting, Finance, Legal etc.) to project manage the development of custom responses
  • Support periodic event planning needs, supporting event venue research and collaborating with finance and legal to ensure invoices are paid and contracts are reviewed
  • Some travel required (potential for 1x a quarter, with opportunity for more as role develops)
Desired Qualifications
  • Business development/sales or strategy/research experience is a plus