Contract Position: DC Calls It Quits Event Coordinator

DC Tobacco Free Coalition (DCTFC) seeks an Event Coordinator for a contract position from August to September 30. The Coordinator will provide expert project management skills in support of the DC Calls It Quits (DCCiQ) Week Summit (the summit) and related marketing initiatives to promote the summit. DCCiQ is September 22-28. The summit, hosted on Thursday, September 26th, is a half-day event rallying District of Columbia tobacco control experts, activists and allies to champion effective tobacco control initiatives and interventions in the District. This year’s theme is improving health equity through tobacco control.


  • Serve as project manager for the summit including work plan deliverables, liaising with event committee and subcommittees, managing schedules and timelines, working with DCTFC coordinator to develop and procure materials, working with DCTFC coordinator and social media contractor to promote the event

  • Organize and manage promotional items and marketing materials, including any in inventory

  • Create weekly performance reports for the event and related marketing efforts

  • Provide support and coordination of the DC Calls It Quits week partner events calendar and collection of partner logos

  • Other DCCiQ support as needed


  • 2+ years of event coordination and project management experience

  • Excellent project management skills with high attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, problem solving, creativity

Compensation: Please submit a cost proposal outlining fee for service. This is a contract position for a maximum of two months, August-September, 2019. Submit proposals to Submissions will be accepted through Monday, August 5, 2019.