Parsons Corporation Corporate Communication Officer - Protocol Officer in St. Louis, Missouri
Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.
The Contractor shall:
Plan, coordinate, and execute high-level military and civilian, foreign and domestic visits/functions, ceremonies, and special events hosted by the senior National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency leadership.
Conduct thorough planning and research to ascertain all relevant information and assure all arrangements and details are tailored to fit the needs of each event. Plan and implement protocol for casual to formal social events (i.e., ceremonies, visits, business entertaining, and receptions).
Plan, support and implement events, including special events. Determine support requirements for events (i.e. sequence of events, guest lists, venue setup, receiving lines, flag display, seating arrangements, VIP courtesies, invitations and RSVP).
Plan and implement special events (POW-MIA, Cultural Observances, Armed Forces Birthday Celebrations, and Memorial Ceremonies).
Coordinate with appropriate individuals to facilitate arrangements for site and facility selection, procurement of awards, press coverage, gift exchanges, appropriate menu selections, meetings, invitations, seating arrangements, etc.
Serve as an escort for the duration of the scheduled event, provide advice and assistance as needed, and take corrective action for unforeseen requirements which allow the event to continue to a successful conclusion.
Provide recommendations for the location of events based on the scope, number of attendees, and requirements of the event.
Coordinate accommodations/meeting space, meals/menus, audio-visual, administrative room, VIP Rooms, billeting, and group movements to conference events. Provide on-site logistical support for each event including site preparation.
Participate in the development and implementation of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency protocol policy. Continually review the program to recommend changes and updates for refinement and improvement. Identify issues and objectives for the course and analyze and evaluate needs and advise appropriate courses of action to achieve desired end state.
Respond to requests for advice/assistance in all matters/activities relative to proper protocol procedures. Ensure responses are coordinated, while maintaining confidentiality appropriate to the issue. Provide both formal and informal briefings to groups and individuals which convey useful information that can be applied to specific situations the audience can reasonably anticipate encountering and to promote a more positive and informative understanding of protocol related issues. Prepare recurring and one-time narrative reports and summaries.
At least 12 months demonstrated experience planning and implementing all facets of events and functions for senior personnel involving foreign dignitaries, diplomats, foreign military personnel, and legislative and government officials
At least 12 months demonstrated experience communicating with audiences of diverse backgrounds
At least 12 months demonstrated experience in project management, including identifying needs, timelines, and tasks to support requirements
Completion of formal training in protocol or event management (e.g., The Protocol School of Washington or The George Washington University Event Management Program).
Completion of formal training in leadership.
Completion of formal training in project management.
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
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