AECOM Certified Meeting Planner in Washington, District Of Columbia

United States of America - Washington, D.C., Washington DC

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for a temporary Certified Meeting Planner to support all aspects of the planning and execution of meetings and program events for our Washington, DC office. This position will be supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development.

Position responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  1. Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for events such as meetings and conferences.

  2. Inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to customer requirements.

  3. Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.

  4. Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.

  5. Review event bills for accuracy, and approve payment.

  6. Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.

  7. Arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment, transportation, signage, and other event needs.

  8. Organize registration of event participants.

  9. Coordinate services for meetings, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, etc.

  10. Duties may also include budget development, site selection, logistics, planning, marketing, on-site management, follow-up and billing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 7 years of event planning experience with some training or experience in information technology, wireless technology and video interface

  • Experience and skills supporting audio and video conferencing and vendor contract experience.

  • Ability to interact effectively with senior scientific professionals.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and customer service skills.

  • Requires operating application software including word- processing, and spreadsheet programs

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Meeting Planner certification or equivalent

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195251BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.