The Intelligence Group at Leidos is seeking an Event/Conference Planner to support one of two brand-new programs with a classified government customer. These opportunities provide the customer with full-service graphics, multimedia, document production, training, and conference planning support. Products will span the full gamut of technical interactivity from hard copy job aids to full, digital, immersive environments. Conference/Training events will be synchronous and asynchronous. The Event/Conference planner will be responsible for providing the customer provides the customer with full-service conference planning support from panning through execution and evaluation.
• Provide logistical support for in person and virtual conferences, training courses, technical exchanges, and trade shows
• Ensure successful operation of virtual conferences
• Act as primary POC for course/event scheduling and planning
• Identify, approach, and engage, and secure subject matter experts in a variety of disciplines from industry government, and academia
• Secure conference rooms and make catering arrangements
• Manage guest/student registrations (e.g., invitations, materials production, security coordination)
• Interact and communicate with the customer, program management office, and senior government personnel
• Work closely with the program manager and subcontracts
• Develop standard operating procedures
• Track and report on cost and schedule
• Assist program manager in preparing reporting documents
• Provide summaries of roundtables, technical exchanges, conferences
• Collect data where required
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
• Must possess a current Top Secret Clearance; TS/SCI with polygraph preferred. This requires US Citizenship.
• Bachelor’s Degree in hospitality, social science, or related field with 4+ years relevant experience
• Ability to work with little to no oversight to identify problems and determine appropriate solutions
• Ability to multi-task and adjust to rapidly changing priorities
• Experience with MS Office Suite.
• Experience interacting with clients in the Intelligence Community
• Experience working with event planning software and virtual meeting platforms is desired
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The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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