LMI

Event Planner - Clearance Required

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/15/2020 3:54 PM)
Job ID
2020-4969
# of Openings
1

Overview

Position is on the research staff of a government consulting organization headquartered in McLean, VA. Employment location will be on-site at a Washington, DC based agency.

 

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

 

For this position, a current SECRET level security clearance is required, and a TOP SECRET clearance preferred, with a capability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access.  

Responsibilities

Plan events and conferences for national and international visitors to a U.S. government office.  Organize meals, tours, programs, documents for distribution, audio-visual needs, transportation, translation services and accommodations as required.  Work in conjunction with a government contracting officer, government sponsors of events, and existing protocol offices to provide support.  Document best practices and practical guidance in an Event Planning guide for on-going use by the government office.  Maintain guide over time.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, tourism and hospitality, or international relations, or related field. (Required)
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in event planning where events range from 2 to 200 attendees to include best practices in event management and coordination; risk management; financial, legal and ethical safeguards; catering; and meeting and conference planning. Two years experience of executing events inside the Pentagon and in National Capital Region is preferred and should include:
  • Knowledge of options within the Pentagon for catering, photography and conference space
  • Experience with entry and exit procedures, including proper documentation, for Pentagon guests
  • Understanding of International cultural considerations when developing a Washington based visitor program
  • Practical knowledge of government and business protocol to include foreign and military protocols and cultural considerations.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must be self-directed and detail oriented.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to include use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. For this position, a current SECRET level security clearance is required, and a TOP SECRET clearance preferred, with a capability to obtain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) Access.

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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