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CACI International Strategic Tradeshow and Event Manager – External Events in Reston, Virginia

Strategic Tradeshow and Event Manager – External Events

Job Category: Communications

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 25%

Type of Travel: Continental US

CACI seeks an experienced, skilled, and motivated Strategic Tradeshow and Event Manager to join our Corporate Communications functional area. In this position, the successful candidate will collaborate with key contacts, writers, and designers to provide strategy, planning, and coordination of events for a wide variety of external audiences.

If you have a track record of strategic planning and organizing for tradeshows and other external events and are ready to take the next step in your career, then join us!

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Manage strategic communications, researching, planning, and execution for tradeshows and other external events; manage pre- and post-tradeshow marketing and communications to ensure integrated approach in communications techniques

  • Manage accurate budgeting and planning reports for external events

  • Manage payments and purchase requisitions for tradeshows and sponsorships in Procurement software system

  • Lead all event planning logistics and provide strategic oversight for each event, aligning event layout to company strategy

  • Manage event logistics for external events and tradeshow, including venue selection, space configuration, booth production, production schedule, invitations, agenda, catering, A/V, speaker slides and materials, and marketing materials

  • Create and maintain event planning documents and presentations, to include production schedules; ensure adherence to production schedules by all planning teams and Corporate Communications

  • Coordinate and act as primary interface with all vendors such as tradeshow booth design companies, hotels, caterers, A/V vendors, and shipping POCs

  • Consult on the visual design of communications products to reflect the strategic message

  • Edit tradeshow marketing communications materials for accuracy, clarity, brevity, and logic

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, and manage timeline to meet tight deadlines

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or Hospitality

  • 5+ years’ experience in the development of event and tradeshow strategy, planning and logistics

  • Demonstrated management of detailed fiscal budgets for tradeshows and corporate events

  • Strong understanding of technical material

  • Superior writing, editing and verbal communications skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • High-level organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter

  • Ability to manage multiple events simultaneously

  • Expertise in using MS Office (Adobe Suite is a plus!)

These Qualifications are Desired:

  • Prior experience in government/defense industry tradeshow/event planning

  • Experience translating complicated subjects, especially related to government and technical services

  • Experience with Adobe Suite

What We Can Offer You:

  • Our employees voted us a Washington Post Top Workplace.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI for work/life balance.

  • We offer competitive benefits and education and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For almost 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, culture of ethics, integrity, and respect for each other have been the driving force behind our success.

  • CACI is A Fortune World’s Most Admired Company.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. As such, any offers of employment may be contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination or an approved accommodation. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.