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Events and Marketing Planner

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #728


LOCATION: Washington, DC (remote 3 days, in office 2)

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, Medical benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, all paid holidays, 401K, and much in a firm noted for an exceptional culture with a history of career growth, stability and security.

ORGANIZATION: Top-Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm

OVERVIEW: Seeking a highly intelligent, diligent and assertive Events and Marketing Planner to develop and execute strategic events focused on client engagement and company development.


  • Assist with planning and execution of events and programs

  • Collaborate with partners and internal stakeholders to effectively and successfully execute meetings and events

  • Assist with site selection and contract negotiations

  • Spearhead registration process, manage RSVP updates, answer questions, coordinate materials and logistics; gain feedback after events

  • Support Firm activities; coordinate events that take place in the Penthouse office and guide visitors to the location of the events

  • Responsible for event needs such as snacks, cutlery, paper, various food necessities, and visuals for events; decorations, video/audio effects, and atmosphere creation 

  • Serve as primary contact person for events registration/check in at in-person functions

  • Oversee posts of content for events

  • Assist with reporting and documentation using event tracking database systems

  • Maintain department events on the Firm event calendar and communicate updates to key stakeholders

  • Responsible for planning and executing the annual Christmas Party and Firm Retreat

  • Schedule and maintain recurring Firm Happy Hours and other events; wine tastings, festivals, birthday parties, etc. 

  • Handle communication with internal and external customers, vendors via email, over the phone and in-person

  • Support attorney speaking engagements and Firm’s involvement in charitable events; respond to emails, answer questions, coordinate check in, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 4+ years of event planning and management experience in a corporate environment, preferably in law, accounting or management consulting

  • Experience using content management systems

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to communicate effectively; read, interpret and follow instructions

  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet operating needs

  • Thrives in busy environment and works well under pressure

  • Flexibility to travel domestically as needed

  • Attention to detail with excellent proofreading skills

  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary