Customer Engagement Event Planner
Posted on: November 18, 2022
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Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is a $26 billion business
with more than 37,000 employees worldwide. At Defense, Space &
Security, our customers' mission is our mission. As one of the
three main business units of the world's leading aerospace company,
BDS delivers several major categories of products, including
autonomous systems, mobility and surveillance, space and missile
systems, and vertical lift platforms. Headquartered in Arlington,
VA, BDS has significant operations in many states and several
The BDS Business Development (BD) Customer & Market Engagement
function is responsible for delivering unparalleled customer
experiences that strengthen relationships, deliver orders for good
business, and advance the global brand of The Boeing Company.
As a leader of the BD Customer & Market Engagement team, you will
provide management, guidance and support in strategic event
planning and marketing support to various BDS programs, both
domestic and international. The position is focused on providing
leadership for BDS - Space and Launch. This position will be based
out of Titusville, FL.
The position will require additional travel to the various Space
and Launch sites in Southern California and Huntsville, AL.You will
report to the Executive Director of Customer & Market Engagement
for Boeing Defense, Space, and Security.
As the Customer Engagement Manager, you will have up to six direct
reports located in Southern California, Huntsville, Alabama and
Titusville, FL. The role requires leading the planning,
coordination and execution of complex customer visits, special
events, launches, conferences, product demonstrations, site tours,
and sponsored functions for U.S. Department of Defense and
international customers, Boeing and industry partner executives,
elected officials, and community, local government, and supplier
Demonstrated leadership, ability to brief BDS LT members with ease,
event project management, marketing, communications and team
building skills are key to this role.Other essential skills and
competencies are business knowledge, flexibility, attention to
detail, decisiveness, forward thinking and a positive approach to
change and innovation. The role requires the ability to manage
multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and event budget
targets, create and maintain effective working relationships and
- Manages event planning meetings and communications with
business development/marketing/sales. Anticipates requirements and
makes recommendations (e.g., date, geographic location, venue,
participants/products and budget).
- Manages a team of event planners and jumps in to support visits
and events as required. Manages workload for the team.
- Plans and coordinates multiple complex customer visits and
events, product demonstrations and evaluations, utilizing extensive
knowledge of U.S. and foreign government regulations, international
cultures and customs, company policies and procedures based on
strategic business objectives.
- Organizes and manages a multi-disciplined team (e.g.,
facilities, marketing/communications, graphics, security and
transportation, etc.) to implement the plan.
- Continuously collect, integrate and proactively disseminate
information to all stakeholders to ensure adherence to the plan.
Increased exposure to and support of senior executives to include
briefings, sharing the plan and develop the executive event
- Based on customer requirements (e.g., budget, group size,
format, site accessibility, aesthetics and A/V requirements, etc.),
research and evaluate potential venues (including site inspections)
and make recommendations of preferred venue or site to
- Strengthens internal and external customer and supplier
- Provides direction to others for successful completion of
- Implements logistics for complex and/or highly visible
visits/events in accordance with company policies and procedures,
branding compliance, business courtesies, protocol and U.S. and
foreign government guidelines.
- Applies extensive knowledge of customer's customs and cultures
in all aspects of the visit/event, provides sound advice and
recommendations and takes action.
- Manages the team in administering the agreed to plan and all
logistical aspects of the visit/event.
- Provides on-site management of resources for
- Facilitates process improvements based on in-depth analysis of
- Provides guidance to the work group on process improvement
This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be
required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location
This position requires the ability to obtain access to a National
Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) facility.
This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security
Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.
An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
- Bachelor's degree
- 10+ years of experience assembling and delivering key briefings
both to senior leadership as well as through the
- 10+ years of experience in planning, organizing, facilitating
and/or executing large scale meetings and events
- 10+ years of experience with managing multiple projects
- 10+ years of experience developing and maintaining
relationships and partnerships with senior executives, customers,
stakeholders, peers, and partners
- 1+ year of experience leading geographically dispersed
- Able to travel both domestically and internationally
Preferred Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
- Active U.S. Security Clearance
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.
Position may require travel up to 25% of the time.
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and
employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids,
amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in
This is a NASA safety-sensitive position and is subject to random
drug and alcohol testing.
This position is for 1st shift.
At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will
attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total
Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable
The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an
opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally
including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health
savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability
insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both
paid and unpaid time away from work.
The specific programs and options available to any given employee
may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic
location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective
Please note that the salary information shown below is a general
guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and
qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
Summary pay range: $123,250 - $166,750
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are
made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or
mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or
other characteristics protected by law.
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