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Octagon Intern - Spring 2010
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Date: October 28, 2010 04:39PM

Octagon is the world’s largest sponsorship consulting practice and a pioneer and leader in athlete
and personality representation and management. With more than 800 employees globally, Octagon
manages/influences billions in worldwide sponsorship rights fees and activation. We work with
hundreds of blue-chip corporate clients, more than 800 Athletes & Personalities clients, and
manage more than 5,000 events per year. Leading stakeholders in the sports and entertainment
world continue to look to Octagon to provide leadership in understanding fans’ passions and how
these insights can build more effective, efficient and measureable marketing programs. For more
information, please visit www.octagon.com.

The Entertainment Marketing Intern will work in our First Call Division and get introduced to the
world of celebrity consulting. This is a great opportunity for the passionate, creative and driven
undergraduate student who wishes to further his/her business interests in entertainment, music
and sports. You will gain a compelling and insightful look into how corporations and brands utilize
celebrities in their endorsement activities. Throughout the course of the internship, you will complete
a variety of different tasks such as research celebrities and create client bios, input research into
and extract information from our proprietary celebrity database, research and creation of talent
recommendations for various projects and proposals, contribute to our monthly newsletter, help
maintain our social media/digital projects and learn about celebrity endorsements. To learn more
about the First Call division, please visit www.celebrityacquisition.com.

The position is located in our headquarters’ office in McLean, VA, and is part-time during the Spring
Semester. Ideally, we would like you to be three times per week in the office or work at least two full
days. In order to be considered for this unpaid internship, you must be able to receive school credit
and provide proof of credit.

• Must receive school credit
• Undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in public relations, communications,
marketing, management, journalism or any other entertainment or business related degree
• Pop culture savvy and an interest in the celebrity endorsement world
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Resourceful and a proven track record of an intelligent and analytical approach to problem
• Solid knowledge of MS office suite tools (Work, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience using
various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter)

•Previous Experience in the Entertainment Industry is a plus

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume via email with “First Call Internship – MC” in
the email subject line to: hr.usa@octagon.com..

Octagon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V.

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