Event Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
May 23, 2017
Aug 03, 2017
Full Time
The Health & Civilian Solutions division of GDIT is hiring for an Event Coordinator to join our Marketing Communications team in Fairfax, VA.  Join a dynamic team looking for a creative, energetic, driven and detail-oriented individual to support the Health and Civilian Solutions Division manage and execute its events program. Reporting directly to the Communications Manager, the Event Specialist will manage the planning of and participation in internal and external events of various scope, to include trade shows, table tops, sponsorships, thought leadership and partner events. A successful individual will partner with Marketing Specialists/sector line leads, vendors and the wider marketing team to determine requirements, execute, measure and refine the events strategy in support of business development.



  • Execute, measure and refine Division’s events plan
  • Create and maintain detailed event project plans while prioritizing deliverables
  • Manage event and promotional asset budgets
  • Coordinate the promotion of events, webinars and sponsorships internally and externally
  • Identify potential events/opportunities
  • Build and manage relationships with vendors to enhance external project execution and delivery
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects with minimal supervision and without compromising quality or deadlines
  • Support additional marketing team projects and programs (e.g., social media, website maintenance and/or digital campaign support)
Education Bachelor's degree in events, hospitality, communication, marketing or a closely related field

  • 3+ years event planning or general marketing experience
  • Experience developing event marketing plans
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organization and time management skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Event management certification a plus (Certified Meeting Professional, Certified Trade Show Management
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.