Field Position

Senior Manager, Events and Special Projects

Job Description: Senior Manager, Events and Special Projects

Location: McLean, VA and Bethesda, MD

Employment Type: Full time, Exempt

Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000

Are you an innovative, detail orientated event professional? Do you love bringing ideas to life through immersive and integrated experiences? Are you looking to grow your career in a high performing role full of opportunity?

Montage is looking for a seasoned Senior Events Manager to join our growing agency. Qualified candidates will help craft, create, and execute special events reaching diverse communities online and in-person. The role serves as part of Montage Marketing Group’s client service team and reports to the Group Account Director.

About Montage Marketing Group

Engagement and impact meet at Montage. We are a team of experience makers, subject-matter experts, and communications pros committed to doing work that makes a tangible difference. Through our work and in our lives, we strive to leave a positive impact on workplaces, communities, and societies. That shows up in the clients we serve – National Park Service, National Institutes of Health, Target, Montgomery County Volunteer Center – and the benefits we offer – competitive salaries, generous bonuses, paid time off to volunteer, weekly personal training.

At Montage, we believe our diversity, in every sense of the word, is our greatest strength, and we encourage candidates with unconventional experience and heaps of ambition to apply.

About the Role

Organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative, the Senior Manager will work cross-functionally to design and produce both in-person and virtual events. You will oversee the development and execution of live engagements such as exhibits, tradeshows and conferences, mobile vehicle tours, and interactive technology engagements. Along with a passion for creative ideas, you should possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage teams, both permanent and temporary. This is a full-time, exempt position working at Montage’s McLean, VA office.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 8-10 years of agency, marketing, or events management experience.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, able to to take ownership of assignments from start to finish and produce work that meets quality control expectations.
  • Working knowledge of digital event platforms.
  • Experience leading and directing a team for event implementation.
  • Experience developing event documentation including event plan and timeline, run of show, and staffing plan.
  • Experience working with diverse communities across race/ethnicity, geography, and lifestyle.
  • Understanding of Section 508 compliance and event accessibility best practices.
  • Knowledge of presentation platforms is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the strategy, development, and implementation of events and event services
  • Lead the direction for event activation
  • Execute and be onsite for event implementation
  • Work in collaboration with the Operations team for event logistics
  • Develop special digital event projects, specifically virtual health fairs, virtual conferences, virtual exhibit halls, virtual webinar and seminars
  • Develop systems and processes for event requests, logistics and operations
  • Train brand ambassadors
  • Travel on site (when allowed), load in and execute event assets as needed
  • Troubleshoot event implementation and fulfillment issues as they arise
  • Responsible for crisis management plans related to an event
  • Develop event implementation for multicultural or bilingual events
  • Develop event implementation for the disability community and activation protocols to enable inclusivity
  • Flexibility to work non-traditional hours including weekends/holidays.
  • Other duties and business travel may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply

At Montage, we’re passionate about putting our talents, knowledge, interests, and experience to work every day. We want someone who wants to do more than punch a clock that pulls a paycheck. We want someone who is willing to do more in order to be more. Sound like you? Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio of work to jobs@montagemarketinggroup.com

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.