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  1. ESI

    Conference Coordinator

    Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. Conference Coordinator (Bethesda Office) The Conference Coordinator will provide conference support for logistics contracts that reside within the ESI Health Group. Active contracts are currently under various agencies within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The Conference Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of meeting product for events that range in size from 10 to 500 attendees. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: Primary Responsibilities • Develop conference materials, including but not limited to: registration brochures, conference notebooks, specialty publications, videos, and others ensuring that materials are completed on time and error free • Conduct site surveys, coordinate procurement of hotel contracts, serve as hotel liaison and manage all aspects of hotel arrangements, including rooming lists, meeting room setup, food and beverage arrangements, audio-visual equipment and post-conference billing • Manage the conference registration process-often for more than meeting simultaneously • Coordinate participant and/or staff travel, including air/hotel arrangements and post-conference travel expense reimbursement, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and contract requirements • Arrange conference calls using internal & external telephone systems; Respond to conference inquiries by phone, email and/or fax Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or a related field required • Minimum of 3 years experience in meeting planning and implementation • Availability for up to 15% time business related travel • Demonstrated advanced skills in Microsoft Office 2000 & proficiency in Corel WordPerfect • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills • Knowledge of Peopleware Pro or other conference databases highly desired Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an employee stock ownership plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  2. ESI

    Publications Assistant

    Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. PUBLICATIONS ASSISTANT (Washington, DC Office) Primary Responsibilities Will include providing editorial, production, administrative and graphics support to publications and web sites being developed within the Education and Student Service Group (ESS). The division administers several programs under grants and contracts from the U.S. Department of Education. Duties include but are not limited to: • Assisting in the production of all articles for print and on-line editions, including research, fact-checking, drafting sections, proofreading, and implementing edits; Copyediting all materials to ensure error-free production • Administering and maintaining a database(s) to track subscriber information • Coordinating aspects of outreach and publicity activities • Collecting up-to-date articles, books, reports, research studies, and other resources and marinating a resource library/files • Contacting print vendors to obtain production quotes and establish production timelines in accordance with client deadlines Qualifications • BA/BS degree in Communications, English, or related field • Minimum of 1 year previous work experience in copy-editing, proofreading, layout, Web development, etc. (preferably in a position involving significant publication) • Demonstrated skills in proofreading, copyediting, and writing • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office 2000 • Excellent organizational, critical thinking and verbal communication skills necessary • Desktop publishing experience and or graphics experience preferred Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  3. ESI

    Publications Manager

    Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. From orchestrating a large-scale conference to developing strategic plans for a new program or producing an effective publication, we remain committed to ESI’s six founding principles: Excellence, Creativity, Flexibility, Accountability, Resourcefulness, and Integrity. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. PUBLICATIONS MANAGER (Washington, DC Office) Primary Responsibilities The publications manager will be responsible for managing several publications projects primarily in the fields of K-12 education, including student health, school safety, and student service. The publications manager will also be responsible for coordinating delivery of publication support services to numerous other projects, ensuring delivery of high quality services to our clients, and managing the publications team. The manager will manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, customer service oriented environment, requiring a mix of management and “hands-on” activities. The manager will also supervise the publications team of three staff, implement quality assurance plans, and contribute to new business development activities. The manager will report to the Vice President. Duties include but are not limited to: • Manage four to six publications projects per year, ensuring thorough, effective, and efficient delivery of services to clients • Manage delivery of publications support services to projects within the ESS Group by coordinating and scheduling editing, proofreading, graphics and/or production managements support for projects; • Coordinate editorial, graphics and programming support to project-related Web sites • Develop and implement dissemination plans for publications to ensure that they reach the appropriate target audiences • Manage project budgets and individual task budgets, forecast expenses on a quarterly and monthly basis; review and reconcile monthly expenditures; track actual expenses and compare to projections; update Vice President monthly on budget status; and propose reallocations as needed • Recruit, train, motivate, evaluate, and retain talented personnel to support the work of the Education and Student Service Group; Supervise and effectively utilize the skills and abilities of assigned team members; Evaluate performance of staff members, providing frequent feedback, documenting performance, and conducting required formal reviews according to company policies • Work with the Vice President to develop and pursue strategy of growth related to the Group’s goals, priorities, areas of expertise and experience, and procurement vehicles; • Maintain and expand existing client relationships • Manage preparation of new business proposals by serving as proposal manager PUBLICATIONS MANAGER (Washington, DC Office) Qualifications • BA/BS degree in Communications, English, or related field • Minimum 5-7 years progressively responsible professional experience in publications development, including writing, editing, and managing production. Background must include project management experience as well as supervisory experience. • Passionate commitment to improving the quality of education for all students. • Demonstrable experience with creative approaches to developing and producing publications. • Management experience that includes at least one large national publication project. • Ability to operate comfortably at a management level with executive staff, clients, representatives of the education field, and all levels of staff • Excellent project management, customer service, organizational, written & oral communication skills Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an Employee Stock Ownership Plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  4. Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. From orchestrating a large-scale conference to developing strategic plans for a new program or producing an effective publication, we remain committed to ESI’s six founding principles: Excellence, Creativity, Flexibility, Accountability, Resourcefulness, and Integrity. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. PROGRAM COORDINATOR (Bethesda Office) Primary Responsibilities Provide coordination and provision of programmatic and administrative support to staff within ESI’s Children, Youth and Families division. Duties include but are not limited to:  Coordinate hotel logistics- including room set-up, A/V, catering functions, etc.  Oversee conference attendees (both online & onsite), including responding to inquiries and updating registration databases  Provide general administrative support for meetings/conferences- drafting documents, copying, scheduling meetings/conference calls, coordinating mailings and courier deliveries, preparing materials for meetings, etc.  Prepare contracts, service agreements, purchase orders, and bid solicitations as necessary Qualifications  Bachelor’s degree in any field  Two years experience in program, administrative, &/or conference support  Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office  Experience working with databases and doing mail merges  Excellent research, writing, editing, proofreading, written & oral communication skills  Ability to multi-task efficiently, manage time, and meet deadlines Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an employee stock ownership plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  5. Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. PROGRAM ANALYST (Bethesda Office) Primary Responsibilities • Coordinate work with technology vendors on Web casts, multimedia presentations, Web development, and other Internet and communications technologies • Utilize regularly updated database of thousands of nationwide agency contacts for communications, project participation estimates, and detailed reporting • Draft and launch blast fax and email communications pertaining to conferences, Web casts, and other events; Write, edit, and research technical and content-related topics • Provide technical support and training for team members and clients on general computing, office software, Internet access and networking, graphics and other multimedia, etc. (in coordination with ESI core IT support staff) • Collaborate with the Program Analyst on project support for English language learners, including creating Web content and other marketing materials in English and Spanish, and establishing tracking programs and processes for language issues • Assist logistics staff with conference registration planning, implementation, and reporting Qualifications • Bachelors degree in a relevant field required, Masters preferred • Minimum of five years program or related project experience • Demonstrated proficiency in Windows XP and Office, including advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access • Proven skills in basic Web page design, including proficiency with HTML Web development software (ESI currently uses DreamWeaver MX);Intermediate understanding of graphics for print publications and the Web, including working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator • Basic understanding of conference-related audiovisual terms and technologies • Familiarity with database design and management • Proven ability to lead task activities successfully from inception to conclusion; Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail; Demonstrated strength in interpersonal and customer service skills, such as experience providing technical support in computing or other communications contexts; Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written language skills (capable speaker, excellent writer, acute editor and proofreader) • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks, and meet or exceed deadline expectations Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an employee stock ownership plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  6. Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. From orchestrating a large-scale conference to developing strategic plans for a new program or producing an effective publication, we remain committed to ESI’s six founding principles: Excellence, Creativity, Flexibility, Accountability, Resourcefulness, and Integrity. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. GROUP ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR (Bethesda Office) Primary Responsibilities Provide administrative, logistical, and programmatic support within ESI’s Children, Youth and Families Group. Projects involve supporting activities leading up to meetings, conferences, and grant peer reviews. Duties include but are not limited to: • Coordinates &/or assists with all proposal efforts (including research, preparation, distribution and submission of proposals) • Maintains calendar, schedules conference calls & meetings, makes conference/travel arrangements, and creates expense reports • Prepares and presents reports of the Group’s new business development activities • Composes professional correspondence for Group Vice President • Acts as the communication hub for all Group activities • Other duties as outlined in detailed job description Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years professional experience preferred, but will consider Associates degree with 3-4 years experience • Mastery of Microsoft Office 2000 (certification highly desirable) • Experience with preparation of presentations/graphics /desktop publishing software preferred • Excellent customer service, organizational, oral and written communication skills • Proven ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects while maintaining flexibility; Strong attention to details and deadlines necessary Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an employee stock ownership plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
  7. Since 1990, we’ve been collaborating with federal government agencies to improve education, health, child welfare, and family services across the United States. We’re ESI, simply the best professional services firm today. To us, being the “best” means building enduring client relationships by delivering superior value and exceeding our clients’ expectations—every time. We take pride in our talented team of dedicated professionals who work hard to bring you top-quality communication and information services, conference management services, training and technical assistance services, and grants management services. Due to tremendous growth, we are in search of talented professionals to fill several vacancies in both our Bethesda & Washington, DC offices. To learn more about the following position and additional career opportunities with ESI, please visit our web site at www.esi-dc.org. Conference Coordinator (Bethesda Office) The Conference Coordinator will provide conference support for logistics contracts that reside within the ESI Health Group. Active contracts are currently under various agencies within the US Department of Health and Human Services. The Conference Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of meeting product for events that range in size from 10 to 500 attendees. Duties for this position include but are not limited to: Primary Responsibilities • Develop conference materials, including but not limited to: registration brochures, conference notebooks, specialty publications, videos, and others ensuring that materials are completed on time and error free • Conduct site surveys, coordinate procurement of hotel contracts, serve as hotel liaison and manage all aspects of hotel arrangements, including rooming lists, meeting room setup, food and beverage arrangements, audio-visual equipment and post-conference billing • Manage the conference registration process-often for more than meeting simultaneously • Coordinate participant and/or staff travel, including air/hotel arrangements and post-conference travel expense reimbursement, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and contract requirements • Arrange conference calls using internal & external telephone systems; Respond to conference inquiries by phone, email and/or fax Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, or a related field required • Minimum of 3 years experience in meeting planning and implementation • Availability for up to 15% time business related travel • Demonstrated advanced skills in Microsoft Office 2000 & proficiency in Corel WordPerfect • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills • Knowledge of Peopleware Pro or other conference databases highly desired Compensation & Benefits In addition to a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, ESI also offers: an employee stock ownership plan; pre-taxed MetroCheck program; domestic-partner health benefits, business casual dress environment, and many company-sponsored events Contact Information Please submit a résumé and cover letter (with salary expectations) to careers@esi-dc.com. Resumes without salary expectations will not be accepted.
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