Job Opening: Project Manager, Government Events

Job Opening: Project Manager, Government Events

Minority, woman-owned Silver Spring MD based events management firm is seeking a results-driven Project Manager to join our team. The Project Manager will primarily manage programs for government contracts. This is a full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. Travel is required.  

What You’ll Do 

  • Develop client-specific strategies, implement creative solutions, and manage meeting and event  details to meet client objectives 
  • Digital event component sourcing and management – fully virtual and/or hybrid Manage client projects ranging in size from 10-10,000 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) 
  • Source suppliers and service providers for client events; manage supplier team  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 hospitality, communications, 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 required 
  • NIH meeting planning experience is a definite plus. 


What You’re Like: 

  • Thrive on autonomy and excel in collaboration
  • Exceptional customer service skills; client-first approach
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Passionate about your work; event industry
  • Proactive, self-starter 
  • Authentic and accountable 


Submit cover letter and salary requirements with resume to Kara Dao – [email protected]


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