Event Planner

Location: Silver Spring, MD
Contact Name: Joyce E. Williams, HR/Office Manager
Contact Email: careers@transportcenter.org

Job Overview

International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC), a leader in workforce development for frontline workers in public transportation, and the operator of the Federal Transit Administration’s Transit Workforce Center (TWC), seeks an experienced and detail-oriented Event Planner to join our team. As we prepare for the national transit workforce conference, Making Connections 2024 to be held in November 2024, we need a dedicated individual who can coordinate all aspects of this event. The successful candidate will initially work part-time, gradually transitioning to full-time or close to full-time in the months leading up to the conference.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Strategic Planning:

Marketing and Communication:

Logistics Planning:

Stakeholder Engagement:

Content Development and Dissemination:

Event Technology Implementation:

On-Site Event Coordination:

Financial Management:

Post-Event Evaluation:

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

Start Date

Immediate placement available. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Type of Employment

Contractor or employee. Part-time initially, transitioning to full-time or close to full-time as the event approaches. Hybrid work arrangement is possible. 


Commensurate with experience; Full-time employees also enjoy comprehensive benefits package including, including healthcare, dental, vision insurance; life/disability insurance; company contribution to Simplified Employee Pension Plan and employee voluntary contribution to 403(b) retirement program; generous paid vacation and holidays.

Application Requirement

Email resume and cover letter to Joyce Williams: careers@transportcenter.org

The ITLC values diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, age, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), national or ethnic origin, religion, disability, or veteran status. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.