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JDC Events
Remote (Full remote)
$60k-$60k / year
Project Support Specialist, Events

Minority, woman-owned events management firm is seeking a results-driven Project Support Specialist (remote) to join our team. This role will primarily support programs for government contracts. This is a full-time position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. Travel is required.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage and support meeting and event details to meet client objectives.
  • Digital event component sourcing and management – fully virtual and/or hybrid
  • Manage client projects ranging in size from 10-10,000 attendees
  • Exhibits management for client participation in tradeshows.
  • Manage all aspects of site selection including site research, visits, contract review/negotiation.
  • Draft timelines, work plans and budgets; develop meeting minutes, evaluations and final reports
  • Participate in client meetings.
  • Source suppliers and service providers for client events; manage supplier team
  • Onsite management of client activities

What You’ve Done

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing client programs is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, communications, or related field
  • Some experience managing government (directly for) meetings and events required
  • Possess understanding of per diems and FAR clauses
  • Proven ability to review and negotiate hotel and supplier contracts
  • Solid written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of online registration systems, social media, and other event planning technologies.
  • CMP and/or CGMP preferred
  • Government meeting planning experience is a definite plus.
  • Experience in project management on Wrike is a definite plus.

What You're Like

  • Thrive on autonomy and excel in collaboration
  • Exceptional customer service skills; client-first approach
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Passionate about your work; event industry
  • Proactive, self-starter
  • Authentic and accountable

Submit cover letter and salary requirements with resume to Kara Dao – kara@jdc-events.com

About JDC Events:

JDC Events is an award-winning event management company producing engagement-driven live, hybrid and virtual events.