The AFCEA Defense Events Department has an opening for an Event Coordinator. The position requirements are as follows:
Assists the Senior Director, Events and Event Managers in planning and executing all department activities; provides input to web and digital platforms supporting events.
Assists with planning and execution of department events and meetings to include coordination with speakers, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors. Prepares master room use matrices, room requirement forms, and associated support documents for venues and vendors. Coordinates AV requirements, reviews orders for accuracy and ensures proper onsite set-up. Manages, trains and supports event volunteers onsite.
Coordinates and administers event continuing education program support. Responsible for inventory, packing and shipment of event related supplies for travel to events. Coordinates registration and processes payments for special programs.
Performs media input and coordination duties as assigned by the Senior Director, Events to include inputting and updating event web/app content, creating and editing event surveys, coordinating event promotional material and posting event video, audio and presentations.
Serves as primary contact for routine constituent questions, responds to email and telephone inquiries in a timely and professional manner. Directs non-routine and non-event related requests to managers, directors or other departments, as appropriate. Provides support to Cyber and Homeland Security Committees. Performs other duties as assigned.
Travels when required to support programs sponsored by the AFCEA International headquarters.
College degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) desired but not required. Experience with routine web based or web supported products. Virtual event experience is a plus. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.
AFCEA is a non-profit, member-based association. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send resume and salary requirements to email@example.com
AFCEA is an equal opportunity employer.
Nestled next to Fair Oaks Mall, AFCEA headquarters is in Fairfax, Virginia. Our staff is currently remote during the pandemic, however once safe, staff may begin returning to the office. Preference for local candidates.
About AFCEA International
AFCEA is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, Intelligence, and global security. AFCEA’s members and associates are among the world’s leading designers, planners, manufacturers, testers and users of systems, services and components for communications, intelligence, imaging and information systems.