Events Coordinator

Administrative Centreville, Virginia


Join Team CARFAX as an Events Coordinator (Contract)

Isn't it time you bragged about where you work? At CARFAX, we do, every day. We pride ourselves on being mission-focused on helping to grow a brand built on accuracy and integrity. We care deeply about our products and our customers. We’re more than just a company: We help millions of consumers make more-informed decisions every day. We know that our teammates are our most valuable asset, and we value a balanced life while tackling challenging projects in a fast-paced environment.  One last thing: Our four-day week continues in Summer 2023!  

We’re looking for an Events Coordinator for an initial 6-month contract. There is a strong possibility the position will extend beyond that period. 

As an Events Coordinator, you support our Operations team with the planning and implementation of all meetings, events, and conferences for our Dealer Business Unit.  You will also oversee various other projects for the Dealer Business Unit specified by the Operations Manager. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Provide assistance in researching and recommending selection of facilities to include site selection, negotiating contracts, budget development, menus selections and coordination of logistical arrangements.
  • Assist in creating cost-effective, well-managed meetings and events, always exceeding the expectations of the customer (CARFAX employees and partners)
  • Assist in managing day-to-day program budget typically in excel.
  • Assist in managing vendor deposit schedules and final billing reconciliation.
  • Oversee air reservations and ticketing for all meetings/conferences & events.
  • Oversee development and distribution of post meeting/conference/event survey and analyze attendee results.
  • Assume and perform other duties and responsibilities not specifically outlined herein, but which are logically and properly inherent to the position.

What we're looking for:

  • Commitment to working in Centreville office 4 days per week
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and an ability to multi-task
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Excel and Travel Management Software
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing superior customer service
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in coordinating and/or planning meetings/special events
  • 10% travel required
  • Degree with hospitality background strongly preferred

Don’t just take our word for it:

  • 10X Virginia Business Best Places to Work
  • 9X Washingtonian Great Places to Work
  • 9X Washington Post Top Workplace
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Places to Work


CARFAX, part of S&P Global Mobility, helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information. The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings, CARFAX Car Care, CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX® Vehicle History Report™ to consumers and the automotive industry. CARFAX owns the world’s largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace by The Washington Post and Shop, Buy, Service, Sell – Show me the CARFAX™. S&P Global Mobility is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets.

CARFAX is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of CARFAX to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, disability or handicap, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, CARFAX will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are a participant in E-Verify.