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Event Coordinator

Company: Gallup
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

As an event coordinator at our Gallup Washington, D.C., office, you will use your event planning skills to coordinate logistical aspects of virtual, hybrid and in-person courses and corporate events from start to finish. You will partner with vendors, brief speakers, lead communication updates, coordinate materials and host clients. You will also organize virtual event platforms, hotel accommodations, catering logistics, audio and visual needs, and room layouts - plus arrange and assist with setup and tear down. Does it get intense? Sometimes. Is it high profile? Of course. But is it the most fun you can have with amazing partners all pushing to the end goal? Every time.Who we want:Meticulous planners. Corporate event planning is so much more than hosting an event. It takes weeks and months of investment in perfection. Always focused on the end goal, you enjoy the overall process and every detailed piece of creating an amazing event.Exceptional communicators. You understand the importance of everyone being on the same page. Whether that means briefing external speakers or aligning project partners down the hall, you thrive on being in the middle of the action and ensuring that everyone around you is clear on the objectives at hand.Perfectionists. Obsessed with details? We are too. Budgets, agendas, participant lists, food and beverage, timelines - the list goes on and on. If you stay awake at night thinking through the intricacies of setting up events with perfection, this opportunity is ideal for you.Orchestrators. We want someone who can prioritize the urgency of multiple requests and work streams to meet deadlines with outstanding quality - while delicately balancing the input of multiple stakeholders and pushing back when necessary.Brand ambassadors. At Gallup, our events represent our exceptional brand. Your job is to engage employees, clients, prospects and attendees by creating memorable - and magical - moments that leave a lasting impression on every person who attends.Join Gallup and take your event planning career to a whole new level of impact and engagement!What you need:Bachelor's degree in hospitality, event management, marketing or a related field with event planning experienceAt least one year of experience coordinating large and small eventsExpertise and proven proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPointEligibility to work in the United States required; this position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorshipWhat we offer:World-class managers who guide and empower associates based on their unique skills and strengthsA strengths-based, engagement-focused and performance-oriented cultureContinuous learning and development opportunitiesMission-driven work that changes the lives of people around the worldA robust benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance options; a 401(k) retirement andsavings plan with company matching; and an employee stock ownership programLearn more about life at Gallup .Gallup is a federal contractor and must comply with President Biden's Executive Order 14042 concerning COVID-19 vaccinations. As such, all U.S.-based employees must be fully vaccinated. Gallup will consider requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine requirement.Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.Primary Location United States-Washington DC

Keywords: Gallup, Reston , Event Coordinator, Other , Reston, Virginia

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