Events & Exhibits Manager

Washington, DC
May 27, 2022
Jun 01, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Our client, a scientific society, is looking for an Events & Exhibits Manager to support meeting management functions and event coordination. This person will provide guidance and oversight on the execution of the exhibits program and special events.

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for this position.
  • Manage conferences, meetings and events to include industry tradeshows along with virtual conferences and events.
  • Manage the event operations lifecycle and the development of event processes (vendor selection, negotiation tools, and templates) logistics and execution while overseeing event experience design to deliver compelling event experiences. Drive best practices for operations, project and budgetary management.
  • Utilize exceptional project management skills to develop forecasts and management and track performance against events budgets, and to oversee team collaboration, ensuring the successful execution of the global outreach events portfolio.
  • Work cross-functionally with colleagues on event/conference strategy, conception, event operations, audience engagement, and execution of a growing portfolio of virtual and in-person events.
  • Represent organization on event initiatives and collaborate with colleagues across all areas of the organization.
Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Marketing or related field; CMP a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in, event management, project management and/or communications.
  • Position requires familiarity and experience with the Microsoft Office suite, event management software (CVENT), Virtual even platforms (i.e. On24 and Zoom), CRM software, and project management platforms (i.e. Asana or Basecamp).
  • Position requires good organization and communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate proven strategic and operational expertise in events and marketing.
  • Position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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