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Event Marketing Manager

  • Category: Marketing
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Work Arrangement: Hybrid
  • Type: Full-time/Flex

Fast-paced media and marketing organization in Alexandria, VA is looking for an Account Manager – Events & Marketing.

Hours/Schedule:  Full-time Flex

Job Type: Direct Hire

Location Requirements: Hybrid schedule with M & F WFH. Office hours T-Th in Alexandria and on-site required for all events.

Rate: $80k starting salary commensurate with experience. Robust medical/dental/vision, retirement plans with 401k match, generous PTO.

Responsibilities: Candidates should bring demonstrated experience managing and executing events. Experience with marketing and communications programs for government IT clients, and a passion for improving government mission outcomes is a plus.

  • Design and implement client projects including small-to large-size events
  • Lead project management for full events including oversight of attendee marketing and website development, registration, program development including abstracts and moderator questions, logistics for in-person events, speaker outreach and preparation, and sponsor management
  • Execute digital marketing and demand generation campaigns (content marketing, research-based programs) — promoting via email marketing, advertising, newsletters, social media
  • Maintain proactive, clear, and consistent communication with client including driving deadlines against project timeline
  • Deliver highly responsive service and build positive relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Manage project timelines and budgets – coordinate on tasks with other internal teams (research, creative, content, sales)
  • Analyze progress against goals and outcomes; have ability to course correct when needed and coach/guide event teams
  • Oversight of multi-client programs including oversight of deliverables execution for multiple sponsors
  • Draft/edit summary and recap reports
  • Contributes to excellent client, sponsor, attendee, and speaker experiences
  • Recommend effective marketing and communications solutions to meet goals; manage program deliverables
  • Contribute ideas to program development for the client and for new business proposals
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of client’s portfolio of services
  • Contribute to account direction and growth
  • Coach and guide team members; support staff growth, development, happiness


  • BA or BS degree 
  • 6-10 years of work experience with a track record of success in event execution (virtual and/or in person)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborate, maintain transparent communication, and win together 
  • Strong working knowledge of client subject matter, including fluency in the terms, issues, trends, happenings, news and innovation in the government IT industry
  • Flourish in an environment where your creativity and ideas are celebrated 
  • Showcase your project management skills, ability to track multiple programs simultaneously, and sharp eye for excellence 
  • Excel in forecasting, planning, and delivering results within budget 
  • Manage 1-2 team members, setting them on a path to success
  • Take the lead and find solutions before they become obstacles


FlexProfessionals respects and seeks to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences of its candidate network. FlexProfessionals does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The candidates whose resumes are shared with our business clients are selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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