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Conference Planner

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Saturday, March 9, 2024

ECS is seeking a Conference Planner to work in our Crystal City,VA office.

Job Description:

Envision, imagine, and execute small and large-scale government meetings and events for a DoD organization. Research, assess, and identify potential conference venues and engagement opportunities. Develop approval packages for leadership review and consideration. Organize and coordinate all aspects of meetings, conferences, symposiums, conventions, banquets and other events. Responsible for events and meetings budgets and successfully managing both a team and the logistical and financial aspects of all events. Coordinate internal and external communications and facilitate all site selection, contract negotiation, rooming, food and beverage, registration, audio-visual, budget reporting, and expense reconciliation. Apply leading-edge principles, theories, and concepts. Contribute to the development of new principles and concepts.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience with meeting and event planning.
  • Experience with coordinating, planning, and facilitating virtual and in-person meetings and events.
  • Experience with event strategy and ability to design and evaluate impactful experiences.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  • Knowledge of video and audio-conferencing equipment.
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Secret clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working cross-functionally with multiple departments and teams to meet objectives.
  • Experience in developing and implementing communications strategies.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all organizational levels and take complex subjects and make them easily understandable.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple events concurrently.
  • Ability to multi-task and pay strict attention to details.
  • Certified Government Meeting Professional Certification.
  • Top Secret clearance.
  • Master's degree.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.