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Big agency with BIG turnover

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Former Contractor - Event Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
Former Contractor - Event Coordinator in Atlanta, GA

I worked at Octagon as a contractor (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Young environment, lots of fun office outings, work is exciting and new. A great thing to have on your resume if you're interested in sports marketing.

Cons

All of your hours must be 100% billable, they get a lot of small seasonal contracts which means people come and go often. Very low pay.

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  1. Great accounts, Great work ethic, Not great compensation

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    Former Contractor - Event Coordinator in Huntersville, NC
    Former Contractor - Event Coordinator in Huntersville, NC

    I worked at Octagon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity to travel, great culture, knowledgeable, fun employees, one of the best in the sports marketing industry.

    Cons

    Poor communication, inadequate compensation, little opportunity for advancement, employees often look down upon event coordinators/interns when event coordinators/interns put in a lot of hard work and effort.

    Advice to Management

    Octagon is a huge company so it's difficult to communicate through all aspects of the company, however keep employees in the realm. Management within the office is great!


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    Great Agency

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Norwalk, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Norwalk, CT

    I have been working at Octagon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to experience all that the agency life has to offer

    Cons

    low pay, long hours, lots of travel

    Advice to Management

    more promoting from within. Eliminate the 2 year benchmark in each position before promotion. Promotions should be based on ability and talent, not how long one is in a position.


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