Open Position: Event Manager

 

 

Silver Spring MD based events management firm is seeking a results-driven Events Manager to join our team. The Events Manager will primarily manage programs for government contracts. This is a full-time position reporting to the Senior Director, Client Engagement and Operations.
 
 

What You’ll Do

 

• Develop client-specific strategies, implement creative solutions, and manage meeting and event details to meet client objectives
• Manage client projects ranging in size from 10-1,000 attendees
• Manage all aspects of site selection including site research, visits, contract review/negotiation.
• Draft timelines, work plans and budgets; develop meeting minutes, evaluations and final reports
• Participate in client meetings and new business development (e.g., building budgets, conducting research, participating in presentations and proposal writing)
• Onsite management of client activities

 

What You’ve Done

 

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience managing client programs in a leadership role required
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, business management, or related field required
• Experience managing government meetings and events required
• Possess understanding of per diems and FAR clauses
• Proven ability to review and negotiate hotel contracts
• Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
• Working knowledge of online registration systems, social media, and other event planning technologies
• CMP and/or CGMP preferred

 

What You’re Like

 

• Exceptional customer service skills; client-first approach
• Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
• Passionate about your work; event industry
• Proactive, self-starter

 

 

 

JDC Events is an equal opportunity employer; Minorities/Women/Disability/Vet.

 


 

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: [email protected]