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Event Coordinator

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We’re working with a client in Fairfax to find an Event Coordinator to join their team! In this role, you’ll work closely with the Event Manager on program logistics.

Location: Onsite at our client’s office in Fairfax
Start Date: As soon as the right candidate is found
Duration: Ongoing
Hours: 40 per week
Type: Contract; W2 through Aquent

• Research event venues and pricing.
• Assist in planning and logistics for meetings and events of various sizes.
• Work with hotels and venues to ensure that specifications and confirmations for room set ups, A/V, and banquet event orders are accurate.
• Coordinate with outside vendors.
• Coordinate shipping of event materials.

• Highly organized.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
• Collaborative and able to work well with cross-functional teams.
• Adaptable and flexible.
• Client service oriented.
• 4+ years’ experience in event coordination and management.
• Bachelor’s degree.

Please note that any job offer is contingent upon successful completion a background check.

Interested? We'd love to hear from you! Please include an updated resume when applying.

About Aquent

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
• You're paid weekly.
• Subsidized health (including term life and LTD), dental, and vision benefits.
• Access to 401(k) through Fidelity.
• Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward public transit, etc.)
• Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
• Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:
• Access to free online courses via
• Aquent support: we check in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up.)

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