Communications & Event Specialist

Communications & Event Specialist

Category: Communications & Investor Relations
City: Fairfax, Virginia, US United States
Position ID: J0421-0848
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

As the CGI Federal Communications and Event Specialist you will have two primary areas of responsibility; 1) planning, managing and implementation of all company-wide events and 2) contributing clear and concise written content for our communications channels, such as internal newsletters, email campaigns, etc. Your entrepreneurial spirit will thrive in this position and your love for telling great stories and appreciation of the finer points of grammar will help you stand apart from other candidates. This role collaborates with all levels of the company. Your ability to build strong relationships and commitment to customer service will help you succeed.
On a day-to-day basis, as a member of our Communications team, you will help ensure we share engaging and timely content while serving as a subject matter expert on event organization (live and virtual). As the need for event management arises, your experience working with venues, vendors and online platforms will serve you well in the events aspect of this role. You will organize and manage several all-company events along with a number of small-to-medium size events throughout the year. The cornerstone of our events calendar is a cross-country annual meeting that includes a live video broadcast and regional supporting events.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Contribute concise and well-written content primarily through internal email campaigns, newsletters, etc.
Manage and execute internal company events including town halls, employee events, and virtual events. Responsibilities include; planning, event design, scheduling and logistics.
Create communications supporting CGI events, including executive summaries, presentations, event evaluations, creative briefs and more.
Serve as a subject matter expert to offer insights and best practices for hosting live and virtual events.
Manage and maintain the annual budget tracking for all events.
Leverage our global branding team for graphics/asset creation as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year university is required.
3-5 years of experience working in communications and event management.
Demonstrated event management experience, including large in-person events (over 1,000 attendees) and online/virtual events of varying sizes and complexity.
Experience with online collaboration and meeting platforms (such as Microsoft Teams, CVENT, etc.).
Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and contributes to collaborative efforts.
Entrepreneurial spirit and results-oriented.
Applicants must be able to work well in a professional environment, while also demonstrating the ability to work well independently.
Commitment to personal development / skill building.

Desired
Applicants with a degree or concentration in Journalism, Communication, English or Public Relations are preferred.
Editing experience and experience using performance metrics to support continuous improvement.

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CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at US_Employment_Compliance@cgi.com. You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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