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Conference Events Representative

Requisition ID: R10095526

  • CategoryCategory: Communications
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Aeronautics Systems is looking for a Conference Event Representative for our facility located in Palmdale, CA as well as supporting other sites as necessary. This position reports to the Event Production and Operations organization responsible for the strategic planning and execution of all Tradeshows and Events. The Specialist will partner with the Tradeshow/Event Lead to manage all the logistical planning and execution of the tradeshow/event, demonstrating Northrop Grumman's commitment to performance excellence and innovation.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contributes and communicates logistics in all planning and preparation meetings with the Stakeholders to ensure the tradeshow/event plan is aligned with overall strategic goals and objectives

  • Directs, plans and organizes internal and external business related functions, symposiums, conferences, program events, banquets, and VIP briefings.

  • Develops on-site and off-site plans and budgets.

  • Investigates, coordinates, arranges and contracts for major hotel accommodations and services, charter air and ground transportation, communications and facilities support, client and guest entertainment, passport and VISA clearances, program functions, and similar activities to support company marketing and customer relations.

  • Directs multiple service contractors and subcontractors orchestrating large scale events supporting highest level company executives, international dignitaries and government officials.

  • Superior critical thinking, organization, communication, and relationship-building skills

  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional judgment, professionalism and attention to detail

  • Must be capable of setting priorities and working under pressure.

  • Ability to multitask with competing priorities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to include verbal, written and listening.

  • Ability to work with vendors

  • Ability to establish, track and meet budgeting requirements

  • Ability to work cooperatively with executive leadership and all levels of professionals.

  • Travel domestically and internationally as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience in project management, conference & event planning, or related OR 1 years of experience with a Master's degree

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office Suite 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance 

  • Valid CA State Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience planning and executing customer visits/events

  • Aerospace industry experience preferred

  • Experience organizing and planning a detailed schedule for Senior leadership

  • Experience working with all levels in an organization

  • Active DoD Secret

Salary Range: $63,800 USD - $95,800 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.