Special Events Planner- Washington D.C. Area

Techtrans International Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 days ago

TechTrans International is seeking a experienced Events Planner to with previous experience working with the US Government planning government sponsored events. The Event planner must reside is the Washington D.C. area as they will be required to support our government client on-site as needed.

Candidate requirements:

  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Current Secret security clearance (eligibility to obtain a security clearance may be considered)

  • 5+ years of event planning experience for military/government sponsored events held at commercial venues

  • 3+ years of total experience should include planning corporate and military events for senior leadership levels

  • Experience with event planning for military chaplain services such as Strong Bonds or Unit Ministry Teams (UMT) is highly desired

  • Ability to oversee collaborative event planning for venue, food and beverage, travel, childcare licensure, logistics, insurance, A/V, registration, invoicing, billing, and other areas as required

  • Full understanding of federal, state, and military requirements for childcare licensure and insurance

  • Experience planning events in accordance with travel regulations and cost allowances per Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) and Joint Travel Regulation (JTR)

  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with government approved vendors

  • Proficiency across the Microsoft Office Suite for reporting, communication, and database management

  • Experience providing briefings and event updates to senior leadership teams on an ongoing basis

  • Professional Certification such as Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP), Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), or equivalent

  • Active membership in a related professional organization such as association with the Society of Government Meeting Professionals, International Society of Meeting Planners, or similar professional organization

  • Availability to work on-site 3+ days each week

  • Availability to travel 12+ weeks per year (domestic and international)

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