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Onsite Meeting and Events Lead (Metro DC)

VA - Arlington Job No. r00173311 Full-time

Job Description

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People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high-performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area. 

Workplace Management and Solutions professionals provide space and service support solutions for all Accenture people and businesses globally, running Accenture’s workplace as a robust business function leveraging Accenture’s business and technology strategies. 

Job Description

The Onsite Workplace Meeting and Event Lead is a hospitality-focused role responsible for planning and executing innovative and memorable meetings and events at the Accenture Metro DC offices (Washington DC & Rosslyn VA). The role coordinates onsite event delivery and post-event facilitation, technology-related support, compliance, liaising with multiple teams onsite and reporting.  

The role operates as part of the broader Metro DC Workplace Team and will be an onsite role 5 days per week.

  • The Onsite Meeting and Events Lead for Metro DC is accountable for delivery of a suite of Corporate Services & Sustainability Workplace services, while supporting the strategy of the business 

  • These services include office operations, customer service activities such as client welcome experience, catering, meeting, events production, audio visual support 

  • This role oversees the related people teams as well as vendors and other business partner relationships 

  • The lead ensures a high service delivery, creating an engaging dynamic guest experience that aligns with and responds to the Metro DC Workplace leadership strategic direction and vision. The execution will meet or exceed appropriate customer service level requirements

  • Coordinate the provisioning of meeting planning services/support and liaise with the Workplace Leadership, as well as with support service meeting and events team members onsite for each location

  • Support execution of delivery in line with the overall hospitality event strategy

  • Use technology to manage the planning processes for meetings, including meeting registrations, approvals, budget and actual spend, calendars, meeting logistics, attendee registrations etc

  • Ensure support for assigned events and completion of procurement processes such as deposits, purchase orders, billing and final reconciliation for approvals

  • Establish relationships with internal (cross-functional) groups to ensure consistent delivery of service and resolve all escalations related to events appropriately

  • Manage relationships and contracts with service providers to deliver value-added services and competitive costs

  • Identify and screen potential new suppliers and services and manage the process cost-effectively

  • Keep knowledge base updated on supplier and sourcing trends and apply new approaches as appropriate

  • Monitor and manage compliance with existing policy and recommend changes to align with changing business needs


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of meeting and event planning experience in a hospitality or professional services environment

Role Requirements

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule of 7am-4pm, 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm shift

  • Ability to work occasional or flexible schedule to support early morning, late afternoon/evening or weekend events when required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s Degree:  CMP Certified if applicate

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Outlook

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (word/excel/PowerPoint)

  • Comfortable with technology and social media (advanced skills a plus)

Professional Skills

  • Aptitude for customer service

  • Works well under pressure

  • Innovative and resourceful

  • Accuracy in the completion of received tasks

  • Self-starter, with an adeptness for organization

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Time and project management

  • Work independently, with the ability to seek supervision as needed

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian


Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in  California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location                              Annual Salary Range

California                                      $63,200 to $154,800

Colorado                                       $63,200 to $133,700

New York                                       $58,500 to $154,800

Washington                                  $67,300 to $142,400


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