Events Specialist / Washington DC

Friedman Williams

Events Specialist / Washington DC Washington DC

Job ID: 16950

WWe are looking for an Events Specialist in our DC office to plan on-site and off-site business development events and other firm-sponsored programs, including sponsorships, conferences, tradeshows, retreats, webinars, seminars, private dinners, and other similar events.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for…

• Coordinating logistics for all assigned events, including conferences, trade shows, retreats, webinars, receptions, dinners, and other programs locally and nationally as needed

• Coordinating tradeshow logistics and assist with fulfillment needs

• Coordinating participation for events, including venue selection, catering requirements, audiovisual, and related activities from development to execution

• Coordinating production of event invitations and other marketing collateral as needed

• Tracking and generating various reports on marketing activity

• Maintain project timelines, status reports, and budget for all assigned events

• Creating post event reports to highlight KPI’s and other relevant forms of data for each assigned event

• Coordinating multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously while meeting deadlines and business objectives

• Working with Senior Manager of Events, negotiate contracts with various suppliers and vendors

• Assisting with tracking all events on the firms’ marketing events calendar tool and assist with year-end reporting


The successful candidate will demonstrate…

• Bachelor’s Degree in related field or experience equivalent

• A minimum of three years of events experience in a corporate environment, preferably a law firm; including experience supporting trade shows and large conferences

• Ability to travel to various local and national marketing/firm events/meetings up to 30% of the time

• Ability to work overtime as needed to support events.

• Strong organizational, project and time management skills.

• Proficiency with CRM databases, event management and mass email distribution software, Microsoft Office applications, and familiarity with webinar technology (Vuture, InterAction, Zoom Webinar, and Hive a plus)

• Experience estimating event and other related costs and processing invoices.

• Ability to lift up to 20 pounds of materials and be able to walk and stand for long periods of time

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