Public Consulting Group

Conference Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/13/2023 5:13 PM)
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Regular Full-Time
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About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit




A major facet of Public Consulting Group’s marketing sales effort is participating in a range of external, industry-specific, professional conferences. The Conference Coordinator will be the primary point of contact for shows within a specific focus area. They will work closely with a variety of internal stakeholders and third-party vendors, so excellent communication skills are a must. The ability to multitask and stay calm under pressure is also essential. If you have a passion for making sure everything runs smoothly and you thrive in a fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you.


  • Lead and own full conference life cycles for in-person and virtual events. This includes:
    • Research costs and requirements to attend conferences and professional development events.
    • Research costs and requirements to exhibit, and/or sponsor at shows within a specific focus area.
    • Present findings to project team(s) while providing strategy recommendations and next steps.
    • Carry out the registration process and maintain accurate records of all conference expenditures.
    • Educate project team member(s) on proper Workfront procedures, best practices, and available resources.
    • Coordinate with members of the marketing team to ensure requested materials and deliverables are ready and on time for each event.
    • Manage all inbound and outbound shipping logistics. Includes tracking packages and resolving delays with third-party vendors.
    • Serve as a liaison between internal participants and event organizers by communicating any updates, changes or issues that arise during the planning process.
    • Solicit, secure bids, and negotiate contracts with third-party vendors for conference-related experiences (lunches, receptions, dinners, etc.) as needed.
  • Administrative tasks may include resolving monthly credit card statements, cataloging inventory, refreshing conference giveaways and raffle prize options on a yearly basis, submitting a monthly conference report to PCG Life staff, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a range of internal stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with an aptitude to learn new software and systems.
  • Work independently and in group settings


Bachelors degree 

1-3 years meeting/event planning experience; preferably in a marketing department



Hypbrid Work Environment




Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $60,000 - $79,999 . In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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