Events & Marketing Account Manager

Hybrid (DC Metro Area)

Employment Type:

Agency, Digital Marketing, Events, Marketing, Project Management (non-technical),

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Job Description

Seeking a strategic B2B/B2G Events & Marketing Account Manager at an award-winning agency

TorchLight is seeking a strategic Events & Marketing Account Manager with at least 6 yrs of experience in managing events, developing marketing content, and managing demand generation programs at an award-winning agency in Alexandria, VA. This position will manage everything from event strategy/design, marketing, and execution for B2B and B2G clients. NOTE: only candidates who have event planning and event marketing backgrounds will be considered.

Flexible WFH opportunity with onsite attendance for events. Candidates must be in the DC metropolitan area. U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

Direct hire full-time job opportunity. Flexible WFH environment with travel to onsite events.  

Role responsibilities:

  • Work closely with top executives to develop client-specific strategies and manage meeting and event details to meet client objectives
  • Draft timelines, work plans and budgets and participate in client meetings to assess needs and scope of work
  • Lead project management for full events including attendee marketing and website development, registration, program development including abstracts and moderator questions, logistics for in-person events, speaker outreach and preparation, and sponsor management
  • Report on operations results and lead ongoing performance optimization
  • On-site management of client events 
  • Manage and train team members; serve as direct manager for 1-2 team members; demonstrated ability to nurture team skills and happiness/job satisfaction

Skills and experience:

  • 6+ years’ of B2B or B2G agency (or similar) experience with technology event experience strongly preferred
  • Track record of managing strategy and execution of events – both in-person and virtual – large and small
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong project management skills and an eye for detail
  • Strong working knowledge of client subject matter, including fluency in the terms, issues, trends, happenings, news and innovation in the government IT industry
  • Experience with digital marketing campaign execution
  • Experience with forecasting, planning, and managing budgets


Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

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