Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 15 January 2007

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)
15 January 2007
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This week's edition includes:
*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)
1. Meetings Manager / Executive Assistant; Independent Electrical
Contractors; Alexandria, VA
2. Meetings Coordinator; American Society of Hematology; Washington, DC
3. Event Manager; Science Care; North Phoenix, AZ
4. Meetings Manager; American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and
Oncology; Fairfax, VA
5. Meeting Coordinator; American Optometric Association; St. Louis, MO
6. Exhibit Sales Manager; Newspaper Association of America; Arlington,
VA
7. Meetings Coordinator; Bostrom Corporation; Washington, DC
8. Education Program Manager; Association of Clinical Research
Professionals; Alexandria, VA
9. Meetings Planner; American Public Transportation Association;
Washington, DC
10. Meetings Coordinator; National Association of Credit Management;
Columbia, MD
11. Meetings Coordinator; National Medical Society; Rockville, MD
12. Executive Assistant; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC
13. Convention Associate Director; The American Association for Justice;
Washington, DC
14. Meeting Planner; International Council of Shopping Centers; Irvine,
CA
15. Sales and Communications Assistant; Washington Convention Center;
Washington, DC
16. Event Manager; Science Care; North Phoenix, AZ
17. Customer Service Coordinator; NACUBO; Washington, DC
18. Director of Registration; ExpoTex, LLC; Austin, TX
19. Meeting Planner; NAEYC; Washington, DC
20. Executive Director; Executive Director Inc; Milwaukee, WI
21. Director of Education; Executive Director Inc; Milwaukee, WI
22. Meeting Planner; Association of the U. S. Army; Arlington, VA
23. Administrative Assistant/ Senior Program Associate; AdvaMed;
Washington, DC
24. Program Coordinator; National Telecommunication Cooperative
Association; Arlington, VA
25. Manager, Revenue Systems; InterContinental Hotels Group; Atlanta, GA
26. Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing; Dolce International;
Montvale, NJ
27. Sales; Madison Avenue, Inc.; Columbia, MD
28. Vice President Revenue and Distribution; Kerzner (Atlantis, The
Bahamas); Plantation, FL
29. Reservations Coordinator; City of Dublin; Dublin, OH
30. Special Events Manager; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority;
Reno, NV
31. Special Events Manager (Development); Washington Humane Society;
Washington, DC
32. Corporate Events (Fundraising) Directors / Heart Gala & Walk;
American Heart Association; San Jose, CA
33. Travel Manager; Turner Broadcasting System, Inc; Atlanta, GA
34. Events & Sponsorships Supervisor; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
35. Meeting Planner; RSM McGladrey Network; Peoria, IL
36. Conference Assistant; FDAnews; Falls Church, VA
37. Meeting Planner; NCCI; BOCA RATON, FL
38. Specialist, Corp Citizenship and Events; CSX Corporation, Inc.;
Jacksonville, FL
39. Event Sales Manager; Jillian's Billiards Club; Youngstown, OH
40. Admin Coordinator/ Meeting Coordinator II (Req-2808); Administrative
Office of the Courts; San Francisco, CA
41. Event Assistant; The Learning Annex; New York, NY
42. 01044763- Meeting Planner; Booz Allen Hamilton; McLean, VA
43. Meeting Planner; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Charlotte, NC
44. Event Coordinator; Epsilon; New York, NY
45. Meeting and Event Coordinator; Wiley Rein & Fielding; Washington, DC
46. Sales Account Manager; In the Loop-Chicago; Chicago, IL
47. Jack Daniels Operations Manager – Visitor Center; Brown-Forman;
Lynchburg, TN
48. Director of Events; Hiltons of Branson and the Branson Convention
Center; Branson, MO
49. Conference Coordinator; Confidential; Washington, DC
50. Venue Coordinator; SAIC; Arlington, VA
51. Grant and Event Activities Administrator; Georgetown University;
Washington, DC
52. Coordinator for Scheduling and Event Planning; The Catholic
University of America; Washington, DC
53. Sales Manager; Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention & Visitors
Bureau; Charlottesville, VA
54. Extended Stay Manager, Sales; Embassy & Homewood Suites Dulles
North; Ashburn, VA
55. Travel / Event Manager; SPORTS TRAVEL PLUS; Rockville, MD
56. Manager, Exhibitor Services; Woodside; Tysons Corner, VA
57. LAW FIRM SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR; Capitol Recruiters, Inc.;
Washington, DC

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Remember, you can submit your SSP for inclusion! The HEPN offers a
special feature: the Short Self-Pitch (SSP). If you are looking for a
job opportunity or offer free-lance services, send a brief paragraph to sonjahepn@comcast.net. One SSP will be included each week.

************* The Short Self-Pitch (SSP) *********************

Jan McCusker
Event Marketing consultantjan@janmccusker.com
www.janmccusker.com
858.245.7343

It is difficult to stand out in today's marketplace. If you are looking
to initiate new business or brand, launch a product, increase revenue,
or expand your current corporate presence anywhere in the world, Jan
McCusker can assist you with comprehensive event planning and management
services. Do you need a multi-city road show to introduce your latest
product or service to potential resellers and/or government agencies?
How about a tradeshow complete with a new booth, staffing, attendee
recruitment, pre-show and at-show promotions, plus attendee follow-up
after the show? Or perhaps you are planning a user's conference, or
sales meeting? With over 20 years of experience, integrating Public
Relations, Corporate Communications, Web Marketing, Channel Promotions,
Product Branding, and Print and Online Advertising with Conference &
Event Management, Jan McCusker can help you achieve your goals and
objectives. 

Services include:

Communications & Strategic Planning
.   planning and research for appropriate events, tradeshows, and
sponsorship participation
.   audience assessment
.   alignment of goals and objectives

Meetings & Events
Creative, production and onsite services for your corporate meetings and
events, including:
.   conferences and summits
.   sales kickoffs, meetings and incentive reward programs
.   product launches and facility openings

Trade Shows & Exhibitions
.   custom, rental or modular properties
.   tradeshow participation and logistical management
.   I&D vendor management and exhibitor services

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1. Meetings Manager / Executive Assistant; Independent Electrical
Contractors; Alexandria, VA

National trade association is seeking an individual to provide
management support for its meetings and executive administrative support
to its CEO. The position works closely with a meetings consultant to
coordinate planning, logistics, and registration for one convention, two
conferences, and several small meetings each year and requires travel
several times per year. The position also provides executive
administrative support (scheduling, correspondence, and other functions)
to the executive vice president.

At least four years of progressive meeting planning and/or other
relevant experience and superior communication and writing, customer
service, vendor, and project management skills, plus the ability to
manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, are required. Meeting planning
or other relevant professional certifications are preferred.

Salary range: $40-45,000.

IEC represents electrical and systems contractors in the USA and is
celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2007. Its 3,600 member companies are
mostly merit shops (non-union) that belong to 70+ chapters. IEC
National's 17 professional staff provide apprenticeship and training,
government affairs, management and continuing education, membership
benefits and services, publications, and a variety of other services to
its members.

Contact: Mark Crowley
Fax: 703-549-7448mcrowley@ieci.org

2. Meetings Coordinator; American Society of Hematology; Washington, DC

The American Society of Hematology, a prestigious medical society
located in Downtown Washington, DC seeks a Meetings Coordinator to
coordinate all logistics of the Society's in-house and small meetings,
to assist the Annual Meeting Manager and the Director of Meetings with
the Society's annual meeting that is a large citywide convention with
over 18,000 attendees.

The ideal candidate should have
? An Associate's degree (or equivalent experience),
? A minimum of two years of work experience in registration management,
contract negotiations, and citywide conventions,
? The ability to take initiative and work independently,
? A high level of efficiency,
? The ability to work under pressure,
? Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills,
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn new
software,
? Flexibility with schedule and willingness to work overtime during the
heavy conference season,
? The ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and the
ability to lift and move heavy objects.

This position requires periodic out-of-town travel.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter with salary
requirements to jobs@hematology.org Subject-Meetings Coordinator.

3. Event Manager; Science Care; North Phoenix, AZ

Science Care is an AATB accredited tissue bank that is dedicated to
advancing medical science. We provide facilities, equipment, and support
to medical training events. Our hands on cadaver training labs use human
tissues provided through our accredited donor program to ensure the
safety of physicians and the dignity of whole body donors. Our learning
events attract thousands of surgeons annually to learn advanced surgical
procedures through lecture and hands on instruction. www.sciencecare.com

Scope and Responsibilities:

. Support, organize and supervise support staff at local and regional
physician surgical training conferences.
. Coordinate, organize and direct the daily work activities of the event
support staff to meet performance metrics and ensure support to meeting
attendees and clients
. Build and maintain customer relationships while providing event staff
and logistical support
. Hire, recruit, retain and coach education staff through goal
development.
Conduct performance reviews; administer disciplinary actions
Work with management to develop departmental strategic plans.
Supervise, retain, train and motivate team members in a growing
department

Qualifications:

Someone who is passionate about advancing medical science
3+ years event or conference management experience
5+ years of supervisor experience required, preferably in healthcare
field
Must have a good understanding of anatomy and surgical applications or
willingness to learn
Strong detail orientation and customer service focus
Ability to recruit, train, motivate, and lead event support teams
Proven track record for meeting performance standards
Organized with the ability to multitask
Individual who is self-motivated, professional; extremely detail
oriented, has the ability to multi-task several projects along with
daily supervisory responsibilities
Adapts well to a quickly changing environment
Willingness to travel up 25%

Contact: Dan Downs
Phone: 602-331-3641
Fax: 602-288-0054dan.downs@sciencecare.com

4. Meetings Manager; American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and
Oncology; Fairfax, VA

The Meeting Planner/Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and
carrying out logistics for our Annual Meeting and other small
educational meetings held throughout the year. The individual will be
responsible for managing all the logistics for small meetings including
site selection, contract negotiations, registration and housing process,
meeting publications, meeting room set-up, food and beverage orders,
audiovisual needs, transportation, exhibit related activities and
faculty dinner, reconciliation of bills and maintenance of the meeting
budget. For the Annual Meeting, the individual will oversee the entire
registration process, negotiate various vendor contracts, handle the
signage for the meeting, secure and train temporary staff to assist
during the meeting and handle various other logistical tasks.

The successful candidate will have:

Bachelor's Degree
3-5 years of event planning experience in an association environment or
related work experience
Familiarity and experience with events with 10,000+ attendees
Prior experience in registration management, vendor and contract
negotiation, budget management and exhibit operations
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially spreadsheet creation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Superior Customer Service demeanor and approach

ASTRO offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that
includes:

401K with immediate company contribution of 3%
Flexible Work Schedule
Medical and Dental Insurance, majority company paid, effective
immediately
26 Paid Time Off days annually
Company paid Life Insurance and Long and Short term Disability Insurance
On site fitness center

To apply for this position, please email your resume with cover letter,
including salary requirements to humanresources@astro.org
Resumes may also be mailed to 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite
500, Fairfax, Virginia 22031.

No phone inquiries please.

For more information about ASTRO, please visit our website at www.astro.org

5. Meeting Coordinator; American Optometric Association; St. Louis, MO

The American Optometric Association has an immediate opening for a
motivated individual. Position holder will be responsible for assisting
the Director and Meeting Planners in overseeing the completion of major
meeting plans. Successful candidate will plan and organize business
meetings at the American Optometric Association's annual meeting.
Position holder will also coordinate travel arrangements, room blocks
and provide administrative support to the Meetings Center staff. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Essential to the position are excellent written/oral communication
skills; organizational and administrative assistant skills; and a basic
knowledge of meeting planning. Computer experience will include
Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Ability to travel and work some
weekends and evenings is required. Qualified applicants please forward
your resume with salary history and requirements to:

American Optometric AssociationHumanResources@AOA.org
Human Resources
243 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141

Please do not include email attachments.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Jeanie Pancer
Phone: 314-983-4140
Fax: 314-983-7306gfpancer@aoa.org

6. Exhibit Sales Manager; Newspaper Association of America; Arlington,
VA

The Newspaper Association of America is seeking an Exhibit Sales Manager
to plan and execute sales strategies for all NAA exhibitions, including
NEXPO and NAA Marketing Conferences. Responsibilities include but are
not limited to, selling and servicing clients to increase exhibit space
and developing team selling relationship with director advertising sales
to maximize sponsorship revenues, NEXPO publication sales and cross
selling opportunities. Will also work closely with NAA staff in
developing product offerings, package selling strategies marketing,
contracts and securing payment to fulfill exhibit services. Successful
candidate will maintain strong relationships with industry vendors and
identify new marketing ideas to meet member needs and present strategies
as appropriate for implementation.

Requirements:
College degree, proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to
develop and present marketing/sales plans to clients along with the
knowledge of print production and mechanical requirements for ads is
required. 5 years of convention/trade show management experience, 5
years of outside sales experience and the ability to meet sales goals
and develop new business opportunities is essential. Newspaper sales
experience, magazine sales and exhibit sponsorship sales is desired.

Visit our website at http://www.naa.org. Send cover letter and resume
along with three references to
jobs@naa.org or fax to 571-366-1363. NAA
is an EOE.

7. Meetings Coordinator; Bostrom Corporation; Washington, DC

Bostrom Corporation, an association management company located in
Downtown Washington DC seeks an organized, energetic self starter to
work in our meetings division as a Meetings Coordinator.
Responsibilities include coordination of all logistics of association
client in-house and small meetings, to assist the Meetings Manager with
other client meeting needs.

The ideal candidate will have: ? An Associate's degree (or equivalent
experience) ? Association exhibit and meeting planning experience
preferred ? A minimum of two years of work experience in registration
management and small meeting logistics management ? Experience with
contract negotiations a plus ? The ability to take initiative and work
independently ? A high level of efficiency ? The ability to work under
pressure ? Serving as a liaison to external clients, vendors and to
internal service areas ? Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and
oral/written communication skills ? Proficiency in Microsoft Office
programs and ability to learn new software ? Flexibility with schedule
and willingness to work overtime and weekends during the heavy
conference season ? The ability to sit and stand for extended periods of
time and the ability to lift and move heavy objects

This position requires periodic out-of-town travel.
Please send resume and salary history to:

Bostrom Corporation
Attn: Human Resources
230E. Ohio Street, Suite 400
Chicago IL 60611
email: humanresources@bostrom.com
Fax: (312) 644-8557
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

8. Education Program Manager; Association of Clinical Research
Professionals; Alexandria, VA

ACRP has just brought onboard a new Director of Education to rejuvenate
and manage our education programs and professional development offerings
to over 20,000 global members. We are now searching for the #2
professional to help achieve these goals.

The Education Program Manager will manage all education-related details
for the global conference and multiple education events/offerings. This
includes managing educational program operations and instructors for
seminars, educational sessions, audio conferences, certification
preparation programs, forums, and distance/e-learning. Additional
responsibilities (some of which are delegated) are:
proof-reading/editing and preparation of course materials, direct member
contact, instructor/faculty and site administration, registration
management, logistical support, enrollment tracking for multiple courses
and sites, liaison with multiple vendors and providers, and budget
management.

Successful candidates will have at least a four-year college degree, 10
years association education experience, and proficiency with MS Office.
You should enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced, multi-priority,
deadline-driven, business environment. Must be professional and
articulate, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, have
supervisory experience, and possess strong organization and project
management skills. This position requires some travel and weekend
schedules. Familiarity with clinical research, medical concepts, and the
ability to interact with science-oriented professionals is a plus.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for employment, qualified candidates should email all
of the following information to hr@acrpnet.org: cover letter, resume,
salary history and requirements, and U.S. employment eligibility. Please
note: INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS CANNOT BE CONSIDERED. Local candidates
within commuting range of our Alexandria, Virginia office are preferred.
No phone calls please. M/F/D/V

9. Meetings Planner; American Public Transportation Association;
Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2480954&keywords=&ref=1

10. Meetings Coordinator; National Association of Credit Management;
Columbia, MD
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2480725&keywords=&ref=1

11. Meetings Coordinator; National Medical Society; Rockville, MD

Busy National Medical Society seeks a Meetings Coordinator who will
report to the Director of Meetings. Duties include: coordination of all
administrative tasks for Annual Meeting and all other related meetings
and seminars; handling all aspects of registration for Annual Meeting
including on-site management; processing exhibitor applications for
annual meeting trade show; coordinate 9-12 one day seminars including:
site selection, registration, prepare function sheets, coordinate travel
for presenter, and post conference follow up; coordinate production of
workshop and seminar materials; and update and maintain society's
calendar of events on the website and in house calendar.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written
communication skills, be highly organized; customer service oriented,
and have excellent computer skills with knowledge of Word XP (especially
mail merge), Excel and Databases. Must be able to multi-task. Four year
degree preferred with at least 2-3 years relevant experience. Travel
required. Office is located directly across from Twinbrook Metro in
Rockville, MD.

Highly motivated individuals who wish to join this fast paced friendly
team-oriented environment should send their resume and salary
requirements to meeting@renalmd.org or fax to 301-468-3511 attn:
Director of Meetings. No phone calls please. Salary mid thirties.

12. Executive Assistant; Washington Convention Center; Washington, DC

The Washington Convention Center Authority (WCCA) is looking for an
Executive Assistant to support the CEO/ General Manager and the Deputy
General Manager. The incumbent will also serve as official liaison to
the WCCA Board of Directors.

Primary Duties:
The Executive Assistant provides a full range of executive and
administrative support. This individual serves as a liaison between
department heads and the CEO/GM and provide follow-up on various matters
related to the day-to-day operations of the Center. The Executive
Assistant also drafts and prepares correspondence on behalf of the
CEO/GM, screens telephone calls and visitors, and maintains the calendar
for the CEO/GM and the Deputy General Manager. Additional
responsibilities include attending Board of Director meetings and
managing the CEO/GM's operating budget.

Requirements:
**Priority consideration will be given to those who have board liaison
experience**
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and at least three
(3) years of progressively responsible experience as an Executive
Secretary or Administrative Assistant. The candidate must be proficient
in Microsoft Office Suite, and possess superior verbal and written
communication skills. The incumbent should have excellent customer
service and problem solving skills. Candidates should be
detail-oriented, well organized and a reliable team player.

How to Apply:
All qualified individuals may submit their resume to Careers@DCConvention.com, or fax it to 202-249-3116.

The Washington Convention Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

13. Convention Associate Director; The American Association for Justice;
Washington, DC

The American Association for Justice has an exciting opportunity for an
experienced Convention Associate Director in the Meetings and
Conventions Department. The incumbent will be responsible for the
following:

. Provide all logistical support with suppliers and staff for
Conventions.
. Oversee department promotional and marketing materials for
Conventions.
. Liaise with the association's outside travel agency.
. Reconcile convention expenses.
. Prepare final reports for Conventions.
. Assist the Department Director in budget preparation.
. Assist the Department Director in the site selection process for
Conventions.
. Supervise the Convention Coordinator, Meetings Manager, and Registrar
with the processing of registrants for all conventions and Board of
Governors Meetings.
. Liaise with the new lawyers and auxiliary.

Qualifications:
. 5-7 years meeting and event planning experience
. Supervisory experience
. College degree
. Association or campaign experience preferred
. Certification in hospitality industry preferred
. Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
. Excellent written and oral communication skills
. Solid organizational skills

Phone: 202-965-3500
Fax: 202-333-2861hr@justice.org
http://www.justice.org

14. Meeting Planner; International Council of Shopping Centers; Irvine,
CA

The International Council of Shopping Centers has an opening in their
West Coast office (Irvine, CA) for an experienced Meeting Planner. This
individual must be a polished association professional with prior
experience working with senior level executives and business leaders.
They must be able to work independently as well as operate effectively
with the rest of the staff in the association's headquarters office on
the East Coast.

The Meeting Planner works with volunteer program committees and
mini-boards on local and regional programs, and work in conjunction with
the Meeting Manager on larger regional meetings. They will be
responsible for managing all logistical aspects of up to 40 programs
annually, ranging in size from 75-200 attendees. This individual must
have experience handling site selection, contract negotiations, audio
visual requirements, managing multiple speakers and tabletop exhibits,
preparing and supervising budgets, and on-site management of all
programs. They will interface with the headquarters staff to design
program brochures and online registration.

A minimum of 3-years association planning experience is required. Good
organizational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to handle
multiple projects simultaneously are required. Must have strong
communication skills – written and verbal, and capable of articulating
and interfacing with high-level, high-profile members. A good team
member, who is also comfortable working autonomously from a remote
office location.

Salary Range: $50K – $55K, depending on experience. Excellent benefits
package including medical, dental, 401K, and pension plan

Please be sure to include MTGP – PCMA in the Subject Heading when you
respond by email.

Contact: Sheryl Sookman, CMP
Phone: 415-892-1394sheryl@themeetingconnection.com

15. Sales and Communications Assistant; Washington Convention Center;
Washington, DC

Summary Job Description:

The Sales Assistant performs duties requiring substantial administrative
skills. The incumbent must possess advanced computer skills, the ability
to exercise good judgement and have effective interpersonal skills. The
incumbent in this position provides broad administrative support to the
staff of the Sales and Communications Department of the Washington
Convention Center Authority. This individual is responsible for managing
the schedules for two Directors, departmental budgets, databases and
coordinates sales/marketing events and activities. The work requires a
high degree of energy, ability to multitask, interest in the meetings
industry and attention to detail.

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree
- Expert understanding of all Microsoft applications including Word,
Access, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook
- Ability to read instructions, directions, letters, memos and other
written materials
- Ability to converse orally and utilize standard telephones to receive
and communicate information with staff and clients

Fax: (202) 249-3116Careers@DCConvention.com
http://www.dcconvention.com

16. Event Manager; Science Care; North Phoenix, AZ

Science Care is an AATB accredited tissue bank that is dedicated to
advancing medical science. We provide facilities, equipment, and support
to medical training events. Our hands on cadaver training labs use human
tissues provided through our accredited donor program to ensure the
safety of physicians and the dignity of whole body donors. Our learning
events attract thousands of surgeons annually to learn advanced surgical
procedures through lecture and hands on instruction. www.sciencecare.com

Scope and Responsibilities:

. Support, organize and supervise support staff at local and regional
physician surgical training conferences.

. Coordinate, organize and direct the daily work activities of the event
support staff to meet performance metrics and ensure support to meeting
attendees and clients

. Build and maintain customer relationships while providing event staff
and logistical support

. Hire, recruit, retain and coach education staff through goal
development.

Conduct performance reviews; administer disciplinary actions
Work with management to develop departmental strategic plans.
Supervise, retain, train and motivate team members in a growing
department

Qualifications:

Someone who is passionate about advancing medical science
3+ years event or conference management experience
5+ years of supervisor experience required, preferably in healthcare
field
Must have a good understanding of anatomy and surgical applications or
willingness to learn
Strong detail orientation and customer service focus
Ability to recruit, train, motivate, and lead event support teams
Proven track record for meeting performance standards
Organized with the ability to multitask
Individual who is self-motivated, professional; extremely detail
oriented, has the ability to multi-task several projects along with
daily supervisory responsibilities
Adapts well to a quickly changing environment
Willingness to travel up 25%

Contact: Dan Downs
Phone: 602-331-3641
Fax: 602-288-0054dan.downs@sciencecare.com

17. Customer Service Coordinator; NACUBO; Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2484451&keywords=&ref=1

18. Director of Registration; ExpoTex, LLC; Austin, TX
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2483925&keywords=&ref=1

19. Meeting Planner; NAEYC; Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2483612&keywords=&ref=1

20. Executive Director; Executive Director Inc; Milwaukee, WI

Leading association management firm seeks organized, creative management
professional to oversee all operations of international medical
association. Excellent oral, written and electronic communication
skills, including meeting planning experience required. Must have
ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Bachelor's degree plus five years management or association experience
required. Experience with non-profit boards preferred. Some
international travel required.

Please apply at: https://execinc.ats.hrsmart.com

No phone calls. www.execinc.com EDI is an EOE

NOTES:  International Candidates Will Be Considered

21. Director of Education; Executive Director Inc; Milwaukee, WI

Leading association management firm seeks organized, creative management
pro for international medical association. Required: excellent oral,
written, electronic communication, including Internet, web site. Must
manage and prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work well with
variety of people.

BA/BS degree, program development experience plus five years management
or association experience required. Prefer experience with non-profit
boards. Involves international travel.

Please apply at: https://execinc.ats.hrsmart.com

No phone calls. www.execinc.com EDI is an EOE

NOTES:  International Candidates Will Be Considered

22. Meeting Planner; Association of the U. S. Army; Arlington, VA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2483215&keywords=&ref=1

23. Administrative Assistant/ Senior Program Associate; AdvaMed;
Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2483171&keywords=&ref=1

24. Program Coordinator; National Telecommunication Cooperative
Association; Arlington, VA

National Telecom trade association seeks a program coordinator to join
its philanthropic arm, the Foundation for Rural Service.
Responsibilities include providing fund raising coordination, as well as
program and event support for foundation activities, including annual
youth tour, special events, Board meetings and college scholarship
program. This position is a great opportunity to gain exposure to the
non-profit arena, fund raising and event planning.

Must have strong organization and project management skills. Position
requires basic knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet
software. 3-4 years experience and college degree preferred. Competitive
salary and excellent benefits package in a pleasant office near Metro.
Mail/fax/e-mail resume and salary history to:
NTCA HR
Dept. – PC
4121 Wilson Boulevard, 10th Floor
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 351-2001 (fax)
e-mail: hr@ntca.org
http://www.ntca.jobs
http://www.frs.org

 
25. Manager, Revenue Systems; InterContinental Hotels Group; Atlanta, GA
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2464805&keywords=&ref=1

26. Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing; Dolce International;
Montvale, NJ
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2482754&keywords=&ref=1

27. Sales; Madison Avenue, Inc.; Columbia, MD
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2482486&keywords=&ref=1

28. Vice President Revenue and Distribution; Kerzner (Atlantis, The
Bahamas); Plantation, FL
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2480344&keywords=&ref=1

29. Reservations Coordinator; City of Dublin; Dublin, OH
http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=1083844

30. Special Events Manager; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority;
Reno, NV

The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority is seeking a Special
Events Manager for the Marketing Department. This position assumes
management responsibility for the planning, organizing, and directing of
special events. Responsibilities include the supervision of clerical
staff, events logistical operations, paid event labor and volunteers.

Must be skilled in verbal and written communication, financial analysis
and developing profitable special events. Willingness to work long and
flexible hours, including weekends. Ability to create and execute a
workable budget, apply sound judgment, and maintain order and control in
situations involving large groups. Requires good utilization of word
processing software. B.A. in Marketing is preferred.

Salary range is $47,825 to $78,911. Nevada has no state income tax. We
offer an excellent benefits package including employer-paid Public
Employees Retirement System (PERS). Send resume to jmartin@rscva.com or
fax to (775) 827-7733, or apply at
www.visitrenotahoe.com. EOE

Contact: Jan Martin
Phone: (775) 827-7687
Fax: (775) 827-7733jmartin@rscva.com
http://www.visitrenotahoe.com

31. Special Events Manager (Development); Washington Humane Society;
Washington, DC
http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=1083682

32. Corporate Events (Fundraising) Directors / Heart Gala & Walk;
American Heart Association; San Jose, CA
http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=1082443

33. Travel Manager; Turner Broadcasting System, Inc; Atlanta, GA
http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=1082078

34. Events & Sponsorships Supervisor; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Reports to: Director of Marketing
Description: The Events & Sponsorships Supervisor will be required to
plan, develop and execute all sponsorships and events supporting the
firm's market-facing presence while ensuring events/sponsorships support
the firm's strategic goals and create new business opportunities for the
firm's lawyers. The role will also be responsible for managing the
promotional items for the firm via an outside vendor.
Job Responsibilities:
. Manage, plan, co-ordinate and execute client seminars, tradeshows,
sponsorships and networking events from start to finish including, not
limited to, budget, audience segmentation, messaging/positioning,
execution, critical path and after-event de-brief and follow-up
. Advise and recommend event marketing best practices to lawyers and
Director of Marketing to ensure strong event/sponsorship buy-in and
compliance with the Cassels Brock brand and strategic plan
. Develop, measure, monitor and evaluate ROI of events and sponsorships
with Director of Marketing and/or responsible lawyer
. Draft invitation copy for all events and work with Communications
Supervisor to finalize
. Manage internal and/or external creative support staff in the
development of print and/or electronic communications, ensuring
materials are completed to deadline and to corporate guidelines
. Maintain list of invitees, attendees and no shows; send e-mail
invitations and pre-event reminders and coordinating hard copy mailings
. Manage event budgets and goals
. Negotiate with suppliers and obtain competitive quotes to ensure
cost-effective event implementation
. Research venues and conduct site inspections
. Research caterers and co-ordinate room set-up with in-house or
location staff
. Develop and maintain sound and harmonious relationships with all
clients, suppliers, community and service organizations
. Manage the promotional items for the firm via an outside vendor
. Provide other support as requested by the Director of Marketing

Job Qualifications:

. A bachelor's degree or relevant work experience in advertising,
marketing and/or a related field
. CMP Designation an asset
. 5-7 years event marketing experience
. Excellent communication and relationship building skills
. Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
. Creative and strategic thinker
. Excellent project management skills
. List management experience an asset
. Ability to adapt to and work with different levels within the
organization
. Strong oral and written communication skills (e.g.
grammar/spelling/proofreading)
. Positive attitude combined with flexible approach to varying client
base and needs
. Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as required
. Financial/budget management experience
. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, etc.)

Please send your resume and include an example of how one of your events
benefited an organization's strategic goals in your covering letter to:

Director of Marketing,
Cassels Brockmarketingdirector@casselsbrock.com

35. Meeting Planner; RSM McGladrey Network; Peoria, IL

RSM McGladrey Network is looking for a meeting planner wishing to join a
professional team-oriented environment.

RSM McGladrey Network is the premier affiliation of independent
accounting and consulting firms in the nation. Our main purpose is to
help build and sustain high performing CPA firms. Our team is an
entrepreneurial group that has consistently exceeded its profit plans
and received numerous awards within RSM McGladrey. Our growth has fueled
the need for this position.

In this role you will be responsible for coordinating all national
meetings and events. Meetings ranging from 15 participants (management
team) to 350-400 attendees (national client event held in June) are held
in various locations across the country.

Specific duties include:
- Determining meeting objectives
- Selecting site and negotiating/executing contract
- Corresponding with attendees, speakers, and vendors
- Managing room block
- Planning dinners and special events
- Coordinating facilities and location logistics
- Developing, preparing and distributing materials
- Managing on-site and facilitating as needed
- Coordinating follow-up activities
- Handling evaluation process
- Processing continuing education credit
- Invoicing attendees
- Reconciling master bill

The successful candidate will possess demonstrated experience in:
- Coordinating all aspects of annual conferences and seminars
(pre-planning, on-site execution, and post event wrap up, research and
recommendations for future sites, and promotions)
- Financial management including budget creation, monitoring
revenue/expense performance, fee collection, and staff time and fees
- Allocating time according to budget while ensuring that work meets
specifications and deadlines
- Adapting to crisis situations, changing procedures, methods or
processes
- Developing and maintaining solid relationships with
exhibitors/sponsors
- Contributing effective ideas to client strategic planning and analysis
processes
- Travel and work overtime as needed to attend events and client
meetings
- Assuming lead meeting planning responsibilities for multiple accounts
- Contributing to overall team success by identifying problems and
proactively seeking out methods to improve self-performance and/or
efficiency of an operation or task

Addition qualifications
- Minimum 3 years experience in event and meeting planning
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Excellent knowledge of meeting industry terminology and comprehensive
knowledge of meeting planning processes including planning, on-site
execution, and post-meeting wrap-up
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong time management and ability to manage concurrent tasks
efficiently
- High level of detail orientation
- Strong client service skills
- High level of professionalism
- Self-starter
- Commitment to team
 
Education
Bachelors degree

If this position describes your aspirations and skill set and you share
our values of client focus, excellence, integrity, respect, and
teamwork, please e-mail your resume and a cover letter highlighting your
qualifications to Joy Reutter (joy.reutter@rsmi.com).

36. Conference Assistant; FDAnews; Falls Church, VA

Falls Church publishing company seeks detail-oriented person to assist
in the organization of physical conferences and audioconferences. The
ideal candidate is an industrious, self-motivated hard worker.
Experience is a plus. Be prepared to travel to events as required.
Benefits include health insurance, dental, 401k, vacation, etc.

Duties include assisting with speaker support materials and logistics,
compiling and distributing attendee binders and managing post event
follow-up tasks.
 
Required Qualification 
MS Office skills a must.
 
Education 
Bachelor's Degree

Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to jspicer@fdanews.com.

37. Meeting Planner; NCCI; BOCA RATON, FL

At NCCI Holdings, Inc., we realize our greatest asset is our team of
more than 900 professionals working together every day to make our
company the leading provider of workers compensation insurance data and
research information. Read on to learn about the requirements for this
opening.
Job Purpose:

This high-profile position provides meeting and event support company
wide. Meeting planner is responsible for all aspects of planning,
coordinating, communicating and executing meetings and events for NCCI.

Position requires 25%-50% travel which may include overnight stays.

Major Duties:
Responsible for all aspects of planning, coordinating and executing all
activities related to business meetings, conferences, trade shows and
special events. This includes hotel selection, budget preparation,
contract negotiations, selection of food/beverage and audio visual
equipment.

Select, evaluate and negotiate vendors for both on-site and off-site
events with the objective of a successful event as well as maximizing
return on investment.

Keep current on trends and changes within the industry to improve
effectiveness as a planner and the overall success of corporate events.

Customer Delight: Responsible for cultivating and maintaining a
high-value relationship with internal/external customers and vendors at
all times.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of three years experience in meeting
planning in either a corporate setting or hotel/catering atmosphere.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
and priorities under tight deadlines and budgets. Great customer
service/communication skills, detail oriented and a self starter.

Position requires 25%-50% travel which may include overnight stays

Preferred Education, Experience & Skills:
CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) or
CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer)
As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a
business casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art
resources, advanced technologies, and a superior benefits package.

We require a drug screen and background check.
EEO/Smoke Free environment

To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link
into your browser address bar: http://ncci.contacthr.com/7528243
or submit your resume and salary requirements through our homepage at http://careers.hodes.com/ncci/apply_online_1.asp?jobid=833251

38. Specialist, Corp Citizenship and Events; CSX Corporation, Inc.;
Jacksonville, FL

CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Jacksonville,
Fla., is a multi-modal freight transportation company serving customers
across North America. Through its primary subsidiary, CSX operates the
largest railroad in the eastern United States with operations in 23
states, the District of Columbia and two Canadian provinces. CSX also
includes an integrated intermodal company which serves customers with
its own truck and terminal operations as well as a dedicated domestic
container fleet. Other CSX subsidiaries provide technology and real
estate support to the company. These subsidiaries combine to allow CSX
to deliver efficient freight alternatives to customers in a variety of
industries, including coal, chemicals, automobiles, metals, agricultural
and forest products, food and consumer goods.
 
Responsibilities   
* Plan, organize and manage logistics for corporate events, meetings and
conferences
* Communicate client expectations to external vendors
* Conduct site visits
* Maintain financial records for corporate events, meetings and
conferences
 
Required Qualification     
* Five (5) Years professional meeting planning experience required
* Bachelor's degree in Business, Hospitality or Communications preferred
* Experience with event vendor relationships, group resumes and BEOs
* Demonstrated ability to work interdepartmentally and with all levels
of management
* Corporate experience preferred, but not required. Non-profit
experience considered a plus
* Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Expedia Travel net or
similar
* Must be willing to travel and work weekends

For immediate consideration, please apply at https://careers.csx.com

At CSX, two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference
and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team
members the most competitive compensation and benefits package
available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout
an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment
possible.

As an equal opportunity employer, CSX encourages workforce diversity. It
is the policy of CSX to afford equal employment opportunity to all
individuals, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, sex,
national origin, age, marital status, military/veteran status, protected
characteristics, or any non-job-related disability or medical condition.

39. Event Sales Manager; Jillian's Billiards Club; Youngstown, OH

Jillian's is seeking a fun, energetic sales professional to grow and
coordinate party sales in our Youngstown, OH location.

Responsibilities include: networking in the community, driving new
business, and administration functions.
 
Required Qualification  
Outside sales and banquet execution experience preferred.

Interested candidates should send resumes to:
JBC Entertainment
11851 Commonwealth Drive
Louisville, KY 40299critzie@jbchq.com

40. Admin Coordinator/ Meeting Coordinator II (Req-2808); Administrative
Office of the Courts; San Francisco, CA
http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/MPIweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=5558

41. Event Assistant; The Learning Annex; New York, NY

Events and Expo Assistant for The Learning Annex, a growing seminar
company.

We have a great position available for a junior planner serious about
getting into the special events or meetings & conventions field. We
offer room for growth and on-the-job learning in a fun and fast-paced
midtown office.

This is a full time, salaried position (commensurable with experience),
benefits package, and the opportunity to earn bonuses.

Responsibilities include communications with venues, speakers, and
clients, scheduling interns, logistics coordination, and other
administrative tasks related to conference or event production. There
will also be some on-site seminar coordination for these positions.
 
Required Qualification     
Bachelor's or Associate's degree and some experience (2-3 years in
meetings, conferences, or events is preferred) or demonstrated interest
in the field.

Ability to think creatively and independently and to supervise others.
Excellent communication skills.

The events position requires occasional on-site event coordination on
evenings and weekends, as well as some domestic travel for the Real
Estate Wealth Expo.

Additional qualifications: Experience with publishing, writing, editing,
and/or audio-visual equipment is a plus, though not a necessary
qualification

Application instructions: send cover letter and resume (in the body of
the message) by email to hollym@learningannex.com

42. 01044763- Meeting Planner; Booz Allen Hamilton; McLean, VA

Key Role:
Assist internal and external clients by researching and conducting all
phases of meeting and event planning, including site selection, contract
negotiation, logistics support, conference Web site development,
registration, onsite support, invoice reconciliation and payment, and
final meeting closeout. Provide support within Booz Allen for other
tasks beyond direct meeting planning, including the use of meeting
planning software, the submission of monthly reports, writing quarterly
assessments, and marketing the capabilities of the team.

Basic Qualifications:
-3+ years of experience with meeting planning
-Experience with qualifying client requests
-Experience with working within tight deadlines and specific budget
requirements

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with providing exceptional customer service
-Experience with corporate or government meetings
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
-Experience with meeting planning software, including On Vantage and
StarCite
-Knowledge of FAR

Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may
need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified
information.

Integrating the full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the
one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by
their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed
to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/D/V.
 
Education      
-BA or BS degree
-CMP Certification
-Event Management Certificate

Visit www.boozallen.com to submit your resume with a valid e-mail
address. Apply to job number 01044763 under the Experienced
Professionals section of our Career site.

43. Meeting Planner; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Charlotte, NC

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Charlotte with a
company that works hard, but knows how to have fun, too? Proud of our
fundamental commitment to our employees, you'll find that we have a
distinctly different company culture. And we offer EXCELLENT TRAVEL
PERKS!

BCD Meetings & Incentives (BCD M&I) is an operating unit of BCD Travel
the third largest travel management company in the world. BCD Travel
operates in 96 countries on five continents, with $12 billion in total
sales and a combined worldwide workforce in excess of 12,000. BCD M&I is
a division within BCD Travel that employs approximately 500 employees
worldwide specializing in meetings, incentives, conferences and events.
To find out more about our company, check us out at www.bcdtravel.com.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Meeting
Planner position supporting a Fortune 100 client in our Charlotte
location. The Meeting Planner is responsible for planning and executing
successful programs while maintaining a high level of customer service
and providing cost savings to the client. This includes budgeting,
program organization, onsite management, billing, savings consolidation
and value added client counseling.
 
Responsibilities   
- Act as primary liaison between the Meeting Contact, Purchaser, and
hotel/supplier for all assigned programs.
- Oversee program development, planning and execution of all assigned
programs from the point of meeting registration
- Participate as needed, in operational site visits in order to finalize
all program details
- Determine and arrange detailed program needs
- Update and maintain program budget through continual negotiations with
suppliers in order to meet clients expectation of savings and cost
avoidance on meeting spend.
- Ensure internal and external reporting requirements are met
 
Required Qualification     
- Minimum of 3 years meeting planning/purchasing experience
- CMP Preferred
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Knowledge of accounting and payment process
- Travel industry and destination knowledge
 
Education      
- Bachelor's Degree Strongly Preferred

To express interest and apply for this position, please email your
resume and salary history and requirements to resumes@bcdmi.com or fax
to (404) 923-6293. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

44. Event Coordinator; Epsilon; New York, NY

The event coordinator supports all Epsilon event logistics.
 
Responsibilities   
Supports event manager with all Epsilon events including trade shows,
conferences, seminars, sales meetings, Webinars, advisory board
meetings, corporate holiday events and annual client symposium.

Coordinates all event logistics and oversees all support materials and
timelines such as project management timelines, ordering and
managing merchandise inventory, managing RSVP responses and reporting,
and production of lead generation or marketing materials prior to trade
shows.

Develops pre and post trade show summaries and recaps including budget
and lead/ROI analysis as well as qualitative feedback to evaluate
program/event success.

Manages Epsilon's Alumni event program.
Maintains event leads, trade show databases and website requirements.
 
Required Qualification     
Strong project management and communication skills required.
1-2 years experience.
 
Education      
College degree (Marketing preferred)

Please email your resume in a word document to Judi Kaplan at jkaplan@epsiloninteractive.com

45. Meeting and Event Coordinator; Wiley Rein & Fielding; Washington, DC

This position works closely with the Events Manager to plan and execute
all meetings and corporate/social events for the Firm and its attorneys.
The Events Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Conference
Services Coordinator to oversee the Conference Services staff to ensure
that all daily meetings are set up in a professional and timely manner.
In addition, the Events Coordinator will be responsible for daily
conference room reservations and all the Firm's catering needs.

Wiley Rein & Fielding is a leading national law firm widely recognized
for excellence, integrity, and efficiency. With offices in Washington,
DC and Northern Virginia, the firm has over 250 attorneys practicing in
more than two-dozen specialties of law. WRF offers an excellent benefits
package including medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement,
qualified transportation program, a generous retirement plan, fitness
center and much more.

He or she will serve with Events Manager as on-site contact for outside
client/groups by showing our space and capabilities and answering any
logistical, AV, or catering questions. This position will also
coordinate with catering orders for meetings, events and receptions at
the Firm while keeping a detailed record of each event. He or she should
have knowledge of local catering and event vendors. This position will
also work directly with the Conference Services Coordinator to run daily
meetings, give work assignments, and delegate special projects. The
Meeting and Events coordinator will also assist in administration of
budget and payment requisitions for all conference services and events
related expenses. They also must serve as a point of contact for supply
vendors and oversee stocking and re-order as necessary in order to track
quantity of items to determine usage and consolidate items or vendors.
 
Required Qualification     
Three years or more of professional work experience in hospitality or
event/meeting industry is required for this position. The qualified
candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal and
organizational skills along with great attention to detail. He or she
must be able to negotiate and review contracts as well as assist in
evaluating the staff. The Meeting and Events Coordinator must have the
ability to perform with minimal supervision. He or she should maintain a
positive attitude and willingness to help others.
 
Education      
A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Please apply online at http://www.wrf.com/careers_staff.cfm?sp=search

46. Sales Account Manager; In the Loop-Chicago; Chicago, IL

Chicago's leading Destination Management Company (DMC) seeks dynamic &
hard-working sales professional to sell special events, transportation
management services, tour & evening activity programs to meeting and
incentive management companies and in-coming corporate & association
conventions of 100 20,000 attendees.
 
Responsibilities   
Prospecting new clients and pioneering new business relationships
Managing in-coming sales inquiries from qualification through contract
Account management of existing relationships with third party meeting &
incentive management companies and hotels
Identifying and developing additional sales opportunities with existing
relationships
Act as ambassador for ITLC through active participation in professional
industry organizations and Chicago hospitality community
Maintain on-going knowledge of Chicago as a destination
 
Required Qualification     
The ideal candidate should have integrity and a passion for the industry
Demonstrated talent for developing strong relationships
2-3 years of sales experience in DMC, Special Events, Hotel or
Hospitality related industries
Relationships within the Chicago hospitality market
Knowledge of venues and suppliers within the city are a must
A solid understanding of corporate and association meetings is essential
Hands-on experience producing special events, managing transportation
and tour programs is a plus
Confident presentation and written skills
Financial acumen and understanding of pricing models and GPM
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple clients and projects
Organized, detail-oriented and an ability to multi-task
Creative thinker, successful troubleshooter
Project manager with excellent communication and organizational skills
Capacity to work within tight timeframes
An eagerness to stay in tune with what's new and changing in the city
Active participation within industry organizations and enjoyment of
networking
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
applications
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends
when necessary
 
Education 
College Degree

Please send resume and references to info@intheloop-chicago.com

47. Jack Daniels Operations Manager – Visitor Center; Brown-Forman;
Lynchburg, TN

Scope:
Plans, integrates and evaluates marketing and operational activities for
Jack Daniel's Visitor Center experiences.

Basic Function:
Direct responsibility for leading a workforce of 25+ employees as well
as planning, budgeting and execution of all activities associated with
the operation of the Jack Daniel's Visitor Center, Bethel House and the
BBQ Pavilion.

Responsibilities:
Manage the daily operation of the Visitor Center, facilitating the
seamless flow of events, tours and servicing of visitors. Develop and
manage business plans and budgets to cover operational costs and
brand-building activities. Assist Director and Brand Team with long-term
strategic planning for the facility to fit brand(s) strategy.
Responsible for the aesthetic look of property (landscape, buildings,
and furnishings). Represent Jack Daniel's as host to official visitors
to the distillery when the Director is unable to assume those
responsibilities. Support execution and maintain cost analysis of
special promotional events held at the Visitor Center and other areas of
responsibility. Develop and Motivate Tour Guides and Office Personnel to
meet the brand vision and their individual career objectives.

Must Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or hospitality related
area. 4+ years of hospitality, tourism, event planning or related
experience. Ability to develop and maintain relationships with all
levels of Distillery personnel. Demonstrated supervisory and leadership
skills of teams over 25 people. Must have strong communication,
presentation, and public relations skills. Must possess excellent
computer skills. Budget Management. Willingness to live in or near
Lynchburg.

Preferred Experience:
Knowledge of Jack Daniel's marketing programs and history of the Brand.
Experience in the tourism and/or beverage industry.

TO APPLY: Please visit us at http://www.brown-forman.com/careers/
Please look for “Operations Manager – Jack Daniels Homeplace or for the
requisition # “789BR in the keyword search field.

48. Director of Events; Hiltons of Branson and the Branson Convention
Center; Branson, MO

Hilton Hotels Corporation is developing an exciting project in Branson,
Missouri. The development is two first class Hilton Hotels totaling 530
rooms and the new Branson Convention Center that Hilton will manage.

The position is ECM that will oversee the convention center operations
as well as the meeting space at the 2 hotels. We are looking for someone
with leadership experience in either catering, event services, or
facilities/banquets. Due to the nature of the position, the person will
need to be very versed in operations – both administrative (budgets,
payroll etc.) and experiential (exhibits, purchasing, managing large
teams of line staff etc.)
 
Responsibilities   
Manage a staff of two convention managers. Additional responsibilities
include detailing of large convention groups, forecasting and budgeting
departmental revenues and expenses as well as manage the relationships
with preferred vendors.
 
Required Qualification  
Prior experience in convention management is critical. Experience in
large hotels or convention centers is preferred.
 
Education 
Must have a high school diploma and at least two years of college. CMP,
CMM or CEM a plus

Send resumes to:
Human Resources
Hiltons of Branson
3027 West Hwy 76 Suite B
Branson, MO 65616

49. Conference Coordinator; Confidential; Washington, DC

WDC worldwide exhibition and conference organizer, is seeking a
professional, self motivated and detailed oriented Conference
organizer/coordinator to include some administrative duties. The ideal
candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication and
computer skills, and be able to work under pressure, as well as travel
to events.

Compensation includes a competitive salary, and bonus based on
performance. Comprehensive company benefit package. Opportunity for
advancement. (EOE)

Please submit resume and cover letter to HR@ejkrause.com

50. Venue Coordinator; SAIC; Arlington, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=22961976&jobSummaryIndex=29&agentID=

51. Grant and Event Activities Administrator; Georgetown University;
Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=22951111&jobSummaryIndex=68&agentID=

52. Coordinator for Scheduling and Event Planning; The Catholic
University of America; Washington, DC

Working within the University Center, Student Programs and Events
department, which is in the Division of Student Life, the Coordinator
will: oversee scheduling of co-curricular, conference, and special
events (all non-academic) that occur in or on university facilities;
utilize the capabilities of university scheduling software system
(Resource 25) in making decisions reflecting the most efficient
utilization of university space; assist all clients (university
personnel, students, and external guests) in selecting appropriate
campus spaces for events and activities. Coordinator will also
collaborate with university registrar in determining the most effective
use of university space. Coordinator will be a key member of the UCSPE
team.

Submit a completed CUA application for employment
(http://humanresources.cua.edu/forms/application.doc), as well as a
cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three
professional references to: The Catholic University of America, Office
of Human Resources, Attn: Employment Manager, 620 Michigan Avenue, NE,
Washington, DC 20064. Resumes may also be faxed to 202-319-5802 or
e-mailed to
resumes@cua.edu. Screening of applications will begin
immediately; anticipated start date is March 1, 2007.
53. Sales Manager; Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention & Visitors
Bureau; Charlottesville, VA

Sales Manager –Charlottesville/Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau,
will develop a strategic & comprehensive sales/marketing plan to promote
Charlottesville & Albemarle County as a destination for leisure, group &
meetings markets. Requires BS/BA degree with min. 5 years experience in
business, hotel and/or bureau sales & marketing with previous experience
in sales & marketing; successful development & execution of sales &
marketing plans; ability to deliver performance measurements & goal
results; excellent leadership, communication & organizational skills.
Final applicants required to register with Selective Service must show
proof of registration. Successful pre-employment drug testing results
required before obtaining City employment. Hiring Salary Range
$47,000-$55,000/yr; 40 hrs/wk. Apply by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 2,
2007, to Human Resources, City of Charlottesville, P. O. Box 911,
Charlottesville, VA 22902. For more information, visit our website at www.charlottesville.org or call 434-970-3490. EOE

54. Extended Stay Manager, Sales; Embassy & Homewood Suites Dulles
North; Ashburn, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=22968821&jobSummaryIndex=6&agentID=

55. Travel / Event Manager; SPORTS TRAVEL PLUS; Rockville, MD

Sports Travel Plus is a premier travel management and marketing event
company located in Rockville, MD. Join us in working with nationally
recognized sports and corporate organizations in an exciting and caring
environment. Qualified candidates will possess.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented deadline driven
environment.
* Thorough understanding of hospitality/meeting industry.
* Hotel exp pref'd.
* Willingness to work varying hours including nights and weekends as
needed.

Don't hesitate. This could be your golden opportunity. Please e-mail
resume to: hr@sportstravelplus.com or fax to 301-770-7510

56. Manager, Exhibitor Services; Woodside; Tysons Corner, VA

Travel opportunities…
Work with wonderful people…
Excellent benefits and perks…

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Director, Industry Events and works
closely with all members of the Department including VP, Meetings
Manager, Exhibit Sales Manager, and Administrative Assistant

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position is responsible for and will oversee
all aspects of exhibitor services including, but not limited to:
Dissemination and tracking of general correspondence, i.e., Marketing
Kits, Service Kits, Newsletter Updates; and individual correspondence,
i.e., company confirmation/invoices; booth assignments, holds and
follow-up; floor plan maintenance.

SECONDARY/SHARED FUNCTIONS: Will work with Administrative Assistant and
Publications Department in the development/publication of the Show
Catalog and will coordinate exhibit participation in other industry
trade shows.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
College Degree in business, marketing, communications or related major
preferred. 5+ years of experience in customer/member service and/or
association management, trade shows/meetings. Knowledge of database,
document and list management. Strong writing, editing, proofreading, and
communication skills/attention to detail.

GOALS:
* Oversee requests, services and record maintenance for 500+ exhibiting
companies.
* Generate exhibit sales and accounting status reports monthly and upon
request.
* Maintain point to point contact with exhibiting companies in
coordination of booth space assignments, invoicing, information
dissemination, etc.
* Continue the customer process from sales generated by Sales Manager or
Vice President
* Maintain/Update individual company notes, record status and exhibit
history via files and spreadsheets.
*Collaborate with Manager, Meetings and vendors for Exhibitor
Registration and Housing.
* Coordinate hotel reservations, badges and display needs for industry
show participation.
Work with Marketing Department for web site updates and target exhibit
sales promotions.
* With Department Administrative Assistant, assess/evaluate and follow
up on exhibitor response to department informational needs.

Candidate should be a team oriented individual, flexible for some
travel, and have strong communication and customer services skills.
Salary open DOE.

Email resumes to lindaw@woodsideemployment.com or steveg@woodsidemployment.com

57. LAW FIRM SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR; Capitol Recruiters, Inc.;
Washington, DC

TAKE THE NEXT STEP! USE YOUR EVENT PLANNING EXP. TO WORK IN A TOP TIER
LAW FIRM!

EVENTS COORDINATOR For large, International law firm in DC. This
position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of event planning
for Firm events; including logistical, venue selection, catering/menu
needs, A/V requirements, rental equipment needs, tracking RSVP's, and
travel and hotel accommodations. Additionally, this person will assist
the Manager with soliciting RFP's, and event budgets, maintenance of
event files, contact lists, and event calendars. Successful candidate
will have at least two years of current/recent experience working the
special event industry, be fluent in MS Office, PowerPoint, database
management, and using the internet for research, have at least 40 wpm
typing, superior communication, writing, organizational skills. This
position requires flexibility for occasional overtime, Four-year college
degree or equivalent experience required. Great benefits, salary
commensurate with experience.

Please submit resumes to careers@capitolrecruiters.biz
FAX: 202-318-4807
View other listings at
www.capitolrecruiters.biz

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