Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 22 January 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)
22 January 2007
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This week’s edition includes:
*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)
1. Event Planner, University Development Office; Purdue University –
West Lafayette Campus; West Lafayette, IN
2. Meetings Intern; Volunteers of America; Alexandria, VA
3. Senior Events Manager; Hilton Americas – Houston; Houston, TX
4. Tradeshow Department Assistant;  International Sign Association;
Alexandria, VA
5. Senior Conference Coordinator; Information Systems Audit and Control
Association; Rolling Meadows, IL
6. Managing Director, Marketing and Events; Hispanic Alliance for Career
Enhancement; Chicago, IL
7. Events Operation Manager; The Hankin Group; Exton, PA
8. Meeting Planner (Temporary); Organon USA Inc.; Roseland, NJ
9. Events Program Manager; VMware, Inc.; Palo Alto, CA
10. Sales Executive; Metro Events, Inc.; San Francisco, CA
11. Corporate Sales Manager; Four Points by Sheraton – BWI Airport;
Baltimore, MD
12. Sales Agent; Quality Inn; Seattle, WA
13. Executive Director; Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council;
Navarre, FL
14. Executive Vice President/SVP of Sales & Marketing; Greater Phoenix
Convention and Visitors Bureau; Phoenix, AZ
15. Media Relations Manager; Prince William County/Manassas Convention
and Visitors Bureau; Manassas, VA
16. Director of Sales; Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau;
West Palm Beach, FL
17. Convention & Visitors Bureau Senior Manager; Board of Greene County
Commissioners; Xenia, OH
18. Event Planner; Reading Is Fundamental; Washington, DC
19. Conferences and Events Manager; Ford Agency; Washington, DC
20. Director Conferences & Events; Hanley Wood, LLC; Washington, DC
21. Meetings Coordinator; AREMA – The American Railway Engineering &
Maintenance of Way Association; Lanham, MD
22. Special Events Coordinator; Mexican American Legal Defense and
Educational Fund; Los Angeles, California
23. SENIOR REGISTRATION MANAGER; Direct Marketing Association; New York,
NY
24. Convention and Conference Assistant; Specialty Graphics Imaging
Association; Fairfax, VA
25. Database Analyst; Professional Convention Management Association;
Chicago, IL
26. Meeting Services Intern; HIMSS; Chicago, IL
27. Sr. Meeting Planner; AAA National; Lake Mary, FL
28. Meetings Assistant; Mathematical Association of America; Washington,
DC
29. Events Manager; Human Rights Campaign; Washington, DC
30. Director of Conventions and Meetings; New Jersey Association of
Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS); Middlesex County, NJ
31. Director, Conferences and Events; Hanley Wood, LLC; Washington, DC
32. Meetings Manager; American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists;
Arlington, VA
33. Manager, Registration Services; Meeting Expectations;   Atlanta, GA
34. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington,
VA
35. Meetings and Events Manager; CHADD (Children & Adults with AD/HD);
Lanham, MD
36. Sales Manager – Hotel / Hospitality Sales; Kessler Collection;
Dallas, TX
37. Director of Market Management; Expedia, Inc.;   Ft. Lauderdale, FL
38. Associate Convention Manager; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Hoboken, NJ
39. Sales Account Manager – Corporate Group; Winegardner & Hammons'
Doubletree Hotel Dearborn; Dearborn, MI
40. Senior Project Manager; Goldman Sachs; Jersey City, NJ
41. Junior Project Manager; Goldman Sachs; Jersey City, NJ
42. Production Assistant; Paula LeDuc; Emeryville, CA
43. Director of Sales; Events and Meetings Co.; Chicago, IL
44. Account Executive; TBA Global Events; Orlando, FL
45. Meeting Managers/Meeting Planners; Circle Solutions, Inc.; Tysons
Corner, VA
46. Events Coordinator; Discovery Communications; Silver Spring, MD
47. Manager, Meeting Sales; American Society of Travel Agents;
Alexandria, VA
48. Marketing / Events Coordinator; Carolina Raptor Center; Charlotte,
NC
49. Meetings and Conferences Specialist, American International Group,
Woodland
Hills, CA
50. Communications/PR/Marketing Intern; Valley Forge Convention and
Visitors Bureau; Plymouth Meeting, PA
51. Hotel Positions; Embassy Suites/DC Convention Center; Washington, DC
52. Hotel Sales Coordinator; CONNECTICUT AVENUE DAYS INN; Washington, DC
53. Hotel Reservationist; HARRINGTON HOTEL; Washington, DC
54. Director Of Food & Beverage; PHR and Gold Key Resorts; Washington,
DC

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

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.

***************************
***From Ned Lundquist***
1. Event Planner, University Development Office; Purdue University –
West Lafayette Campus; West Lafayette, IN
http://www.purdue.edu/hr/Employment/Job_Vacancies/wlprof.shtml#00000000017796

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2. Meetings Intern; Volunteers of America; Alexandria, VA

Come make a difference! Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit,
spiritually based organization that provides local human service
programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement (for
more information please visit our website at:
www.volunteersofamerica.org.)

We have an exciting internship opportunity for an individual to work in
our Training & Meetings Department and get involved with many different
and interesting projects. This is a perfect chance for a student
interested in non-profit management, meetings and event management,
training, and organizational development, to see the inner-workings of a
110-year old service organization.

This internship opportunity is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA,
within walking distance of the King Street Metro and it would involve
the following:

• Exhibits Be part of the excitement as the Organization launches its
first Expo to be held in conjunction with the annual conference in June
of 2007 in Cincinnati, OH. This project will involve exhibitor
recruitment and booth management—make the project yours and help us make
it successful!
• Manage conference speakers on their respective needs, such as
audio-visual requirements, room set-up, lodging arrangements and travel.
• Assist with menu selection and preparation of functions sheets for
this premiere event.
• Process meeting registrations, notify attendees of registration
receipt via confirmation letter, and create badges and registration
reports.
• Help with all aspects of planning and implementing our winter
conference to be held in February in San Francisco, CA.
• Work with the Director of Training and OD on any organizational
interventions or trainings that take place.

You will learn a lot and have fun with the two-person team you will get
to work with. We provide transportation assistance, a flexible work
schedule based on your school curriculum as well as a fun and laid back
work environment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to
contact Teresa Alfaro, CMP, Meetings Manager at 703-341-5086 or
talfaro@voa.org. Thanks for your interest!

3. Senior Events Manager; Hilton Americas – Houston; Houston, TX

*Negotiates pricing and terms and conditions of products, labor and
services not specifically articulated in master agreement covering the
event. Possesses authority to negotiate terms and pricing of service
agreements with companies and organizations affiliated with group
business as well as vendor partner agreements.

*Directs customer services via site visits, board meetings, menu
testing, and planning meetings for definite and potential groups.
Responsible for representing the hotel to customers in the role of
executing negotiated group sales agreements including but not limited to
room blocks, food and beverage, exhibits and associated products and
services.

*Directs customer relationships in a proactive manner relative to
payment structure, room block management, food and beverage, public room
rental and exhibit hall fees, incremental and affiliate revenue streams,
performance damages and master billing process.

*Analyzes customers' service and product needs and financial issues of
in-house groups; authorizes appropriate resolution of customers'
concerns while maintaining profitability. Ensures guest room, meeting
and event logistics are planned, communicated to and executed by
respective departments and team members.

*Prepares reports, correspondence and analysis relative to group
activity i.e., activity checklist, call reports, forecast evaluations,
menu proposals, written customer correspondence, banquet event orders
resume, post event report and internal memos or communications.

*Participates in internal and external meetings as determined by the
Director of Events i.e., forecast, menu review, department, citywide
pre-cons, operational department pre shifts etc. Participates in
internal and external training and industry events; i.e., Customer
Focused Events, Front Line Leadership, CPR, ACOM Institute etc.
Participates in development and measurement of personal and team goals
and action plans.

*Guides and trains Event Managers, Event Service Managers and
administrative support staff.

*Oversees and participates as appropriate in hotel operations related to
group activities in support of group arrival/departures, meeting and
banquet events.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
* Three years meeting and conventions experience
*Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Delphi and reservation systems
*Highly organized, motivated and self-starter

Contact: Madonna Babaran
Fax: 713-577-6129
madonna_babaran@hilton.com

4. Tradeshow Department Assistant;  International Sign Association;
Alexandria, VA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2485878&keywords=&ref=1

5. Senior Conference Coordinator; Information Systems Audit and Control
Association; Rolling Meadows, IL

ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) a Global IT
professional association located in the NW suburbs has an exciting
opportunity for an experienced senior conference coordinator
professional to coordinate administrative functions related to the
associations conferences and education programs.

Successful candidate will be forward thinking, self-directed, detail
oriented, organized and will work with and report to the Manager of
Conference Administration.

Essential Functions:

• Create and Maintain speaker files and verification of speaker
agreements • Customer service function of fielding and answering
conference related inquiries • Coordinate and maintain all proceedings
documentation (i.e. biographies, presentation materials, session
schedules) and be responsible for complete production of conference
proceedings and program guides. • Coordinate and create processes
towards distribution of conference documentation(i.e. certificates,
badges, sign in sheets, various signage) • Coordinate administrative
functions of on-site office at conferences • Coordinate all hotel
arrangements for conference speakers, executive staff and executive
level members • Verify all travel requests made through travel agency
and serve as organizations travel coordinator • Coordinate all in-house
board and committee meetings and other various meetings at the direction
of the Manager of Conference Administration • Coordinate and maintain
all conference exhibit and sponsorship records. • Coordinate and
communicate all follow-up correspondence with exhibitors and sponsors •
Maintenance of all conference presentation materials • Various
administrative projects as directed by Manager of Conference
Administration • Domestic and International travel required

Candidate will possess the following: Proven computer skills i.e.,
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Proven verbal/written
communication skills and excellent customer service and problem solving
skills are critical to this position. Basic knowledge of travel industry
terms and procedures. Must be flexible and have ability to work on
multiple projects. Must be internet literate. Must be a self-starter and
be able to work with little supervision. Association experience, a plus.
Education/Experience Required: Minimum of 4 years office
administration/coordination experience. Minimum 2 years conference and
travel coordination experience. Associates degree required. Bachelors
preferred. Domestic and international travel required.

Please send/fax/e-mail resume to:
ISACA- HR/Conference Coordinator
3701 Algonquin Rd. Suite 1010
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
Fax: 847-253-0816
e-mail: ccribaro@isaca.org
Please visit our web-site: www.isaca.org

6. Managing Director, Marketing and Events; Hispanic Alliance for Career
Enhancement; Chicago, IL
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2485177&keywords=&ref=1

7. Events Operation Manager; The Hankin Group; Exton, PA

We are currently seeking an extraordinary individual to manager our
exciting and new catering and events facility in Phoenixville, PA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
developing, managing, promoting, and executing logistical and
operational services for all events.

The qualified candidate will have 5-7 years experience in the field and
working knowledge of conference & event management software. The
qualified candidate will have a bachelor degree with business major and
CMM or CMP designation is desired.

We offer an excellent compensation package. For more info. about the
company please visit: www.hankingroup.com. To apply for this position,
please e-mail your resume to:
resume@hankingroup.com

8. Meeting Planner (Temporary); Organon USA Inc.; Roseland, NJ

Discover Organon, a leader in developing innovative pharmaceutical
products and the US Affiliate of Organon International, a business unit
of Akzo Nobel. Become part of a growing company where both our career
and product pipelines are world class in quality. Our success is built
on inspiring and promoting healthier, more productive lives. Our
acclaimed ethical pharmaceuticals for contraception, infertility and
anesthesia are only one side of our company's mission; maintaining an
outstanding environment for professional and personal development is the
other. We offer dynamic and highly motivated individuals a clear track
to management and benefits that are unparalleled in the industry. Join
our Meeting Planning Department and find out why making lives better is
our business.

We are currently looking for a temporary Meeting Planner (minimum
commitment of 1 year) in our Roseland, NJ Office. In this position you
will assist in the planning of local meetings and banquets which
includes but is not limited to banquet event ordering, room rentals,
negotiating food and beverage selections and reconciling budgets. The
incumbent will plan local meeting as directed by management, including,
but not limited to, ongoing programs for faculty members. There is
limited travel required for this position but the incumbent should
expect to work and attend approximately two off-site meetings per year.

Responsibilities
1. Under the direction of management, plan small local meetings and
events. This includes, but is not limited to: venue/site selection,
contract negotiation, budgeting, client liaison, all logistical
information, function grid, reconciliation of bills to ensure on time
payment, and on-site availability as required. A small meeting is
typically described as one with less than 100 participants.

2. Under the close direction of management, assist management with
meeting specific items such as, but not limited to, ground
transportation, room list, recreation, site selection, and research.

3. Maintain meetings in Meeting Planning Database.

4. Maintain regular communications with management regarding assignments
and seek input and approval of proposed arrangements for meetings;
participate in weekly status meetings with management.

5. Proactively identify challenges and offer solutions to management.

6. Prepare monthly budget status reports.

7. Work closely with Procurement and Finance to ensure meetings are
conducted in an efficient and cost effective manner.

8. Perform other tasks requested by management.

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Typically requires a high school diploma with a minimum of three (3)
years meeting planning experience; including one (1) year previous hotel
or travel experience. 2. Highly motivated, organized and capable of
functioning with minimal direction and a readiness to assume
responsibility. 3. Strong accounting and negotiation skills. 4. Superior
PC, word processing and spreadsheet skills; experience with Access
software required. 5. Ability to maintain flexibility and teamwork in a
fast-paced, demanding work environment, 6. Ability to manage multiple
meetings simultaneously.

Please apply directly to Human Resources by forwarding your resume and
salary requirements to Lorrie Dougherty at: l.dougherty@organonusa.com

9. Events Program Manager; VMware, Inc.; Palo Alto, CA

Working in the Corporate Marketing Department, the Events Manager is
responsible for managing, planning and executing our participation in
tradeshows that support the business and our partners. They will work
with partners and the corporate marketing team to determine appropriate
level of participation for the business. In addition, they will be
responsible for working with other team members and internal partners to
plan and execute customer events and projects related to our annual
conference VMworld

Primary responsibilities include:
– Management, planning and execution for 25 of our 40 tradeshows
– Projects related to VMworld
– Event management and planning for customer events
– Budget management for related projects
– Flawless execution of all related projects

Required Qualification
– 4-6 years experience in tradeshow and event management
– Experience working for a professional event management company and a
corporation in the area of event management.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Strong budget management and organizational skills.
Three Critical Success Factors for the role
1) Event Management experience in the areas of tradeshow management and
small meeting management
2) Strong written and verbal communications
3) Organization and budget management

Please send your resume to tlynch@vmware.com

10. Sales Executive; Metro Events, Inc.; San Francisco, CA

Metro Events is a progressive event management company that creates
special events, executive conferences, product launches, incentives, and
grand openings for internationally recognized clients. We provide
solutions for our clients, partnering with them to create events that
exceed expectations for both the client and their audience. Metro's team
of seasoned event professionals brings meticulous planning, thoughtful
design and conscientious management to our clients events. The ideal
candidate is a highly motivated and effective sales professional who can
secure new clients as well as maximize existing client relationships.

Responsibilities
– Identify and qualify prospective customers and penetrate major
significant target prospects
– Manage the RFP process, including building budgets and developing
proposals
– Work directly with client to outline parameters for all new programs
and communicate to internal departments
– Establish a pipeline of short and long term sales opportunities
– Achieve sales targets and maximize account growth
– Ensure client satisfaction in existing and new accounts
– Identify new business opportunities within existing accounts
– Develop and market creative solutions that will secure new business
opportunities
– Attend industry events and join industry associations

Required Qualification
– Minimum 5+ years sales management experience and knowledge of events
industry
– Consideration will be given to candidates from other industries who
have a strong history of meeting and exceeding sales goals
– Performance driven with high integrity and professionalism
– Strong prospecting, qualifying and closing skills
– Outstanding relationship-building skills
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Professional history must include key account and client management
– Willingness to travel to both domestic and international destinations,
as required
– Third-party event company sales experience is a plus
– Established and extensive relationships throughout the industry
preferred
– Current pool of client contacts
– Works well in a small business environment; is a team player

Education
BS/BA preferred

Please submit your resume with cover letter to info@metrofx.com, and
enter Sales Account Executive in the subject line. No phone calls
please.

11. Corporate Sales Manager; Four Points by Sheraton –  BWI Airport;
Baltimore, MD
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2486002&keywords=&ref=1

12. Sales Agent; Quality Inn; Seattle, WA
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2485318&keywords=&ref=1

13. Executive Director; Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council;
Navarre, FL

Santa Rosa Co. Tourist Development Council is seeking an Executive
Director. This position offers a unique opportunity to be a part of
shaping and promoting our image to area visitors, media and the
community.

Candidate must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business,
marketing, hospitality or a related field or five years work-related
experience. Ideal candidate should be a strategic thinker with strong
verbal and written communication skills and problem solving abilities.
Additionally, candidate will have a proven track record working with a
Board of Directors, advertising agencies and county officials.

Compensation is $40,000 based on credentials.

Contact:
SRTDC
Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council
PO Box 5430
Navarre, FL 32566
navarrechamber@bellsouth.nethttp://www.beaches-rivers.com

14. Executive Vice President/SVP of Sales & Marketing; Greater Phoenix
Convention and Visitors Bureau; Phoenix, AZ

Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and strategic direction to the short and long term
goals of the organization. It is a very exciting time in Phoenix, with
the expansion of the Convention Center and other developments that
enhance the regions position as a premier destination for leisure
travel, meetings and conventions.

The executive for this role will be in a senior leadership position in
the hospitality industry with expertise in all facets of marketing,
sales and communications.

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience

Contact:
Jim Carra
SearchWide
109 S Union Street
Traverse City, MI 49684
carra@searchwide.comhttp://www.searchwide.com

15. Media Relations Manager; Prince William County/Manassas Convention
and Visitors Bureau; Manassas, VA

Responsibilities:
Cultivate and maintain relationships with local media and travel
journalists on a national basis. Arranges press events, writes and
distributes news releases. Writes copy for publications, news features,
reports and other documents. Maintains slide and image library to keep
current.

Qualifications:
Education and/or experience equal to five years in public relations,
journalism or marketing. Experience with tourism promotion helpful. Work
with travel writer familiarization trips and freelance journalists a
must. Demonstrated skills in planning, organization and effective
communication are essential. Excellent writing skills are crucial. Some
travel required.

Compensation:
$42,000-$55,000 per year DOQ

Contact:
HR
Prince William County/Manassas CVB
8609 Sudley Road Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20110
703-396-7160 (fax)
jobs@visitpwc.comwww.visitpwc.com

16. Director of Sales; Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau;
West Palm Beach, FL

Palm Beach County CVB seeking motivated goal oriented sales director to
lead our groups and meetings team. Responsible for generating new
business for Palm Beach County in the meeting, incentives and convention
markets. Develop departmental goals, strategies and budgets. Excellent
presentation, communications/writing and computer skills required.
Strong management experience a plus.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and minimum 5 years experience in sales
and management preferably in meetings, groups and/or other tourism
related business.

Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits plus 401k.

Contact:
Carmen Hamilton
Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
561-233-3000 (phone)
561-233-3009 (fax)
chamilton@palmbeachfl.com

17. Convention & Visitors Bureau Senior Manager; Board of Greene County
Commissioners; Xenia, OH

Please link to the Greene County, Ohio website at www.co.greene.oh.us
and click on “Employment Information” to see our full advertisement.
Deadline for applications is February 9, 2007, at 4:00 p.m.

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in the field of tourism, economic/community
development, business or related field and six (6) years of
progressively responsible experience, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience, and a valid Ohio driver’s license.

Compensation:
$52,686.00 – $79,643.00

Contact:
Mary Jane Rohlfing
Greene County Personnel Dept.
105 East Market Street
Xenia, OH 45385http://www.co.greene.oh.us

18. Event Planner; Reading Is Fundamental; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=22980756&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

19. Conferences and Events Manager; Ford Agency; Washington, DC

The DC Office of a large international law firm currently seeks a
Conference Services and Events Manager to handle all firm events for its
office. This person will manage the Reception and Catering departments,
will work with Directors, Attorneys and Administrative Staff to plan
internal and external events, will coordinate facilities logistics for
all events, and will oversee conference room set-up and tear-down for
events.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years
of events/meetings management experience. Legal experience is a plus.
Candidates should be able to lead and supervise staff, and should
possess strong communication skills. The ability to multi-task is
essential for this position.

This is an excellent opportunity to become a leader in the growing
events department of this prestigious firm. Apply today for immediate
consideration!

Please send resume as a Word attachment to:
Attn: Conference/Events Manager
The Ford Agency, Inc.
Email: jobs@ford-agency.com
Fax: 202.466.6167
EOE

20. Director Conferences & Events; Hanley Wood, LLC; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=22975206&jobSummaryIndex=30&agentID=

********From Ned Lundquist*********
21. Meetings Coordinator; AREMA – The American Railway Engineering &
Maintenance of Way Association; Lanham, MD

5,000 member 10 staff professional engineering association seeks
Meetings Coordinator to support multiple conference/seminar activities.
Responsibilities include: processing conference and seminar
registrations; coordination of technical papers and presentations for
two conferences; on-site support at conferences; assistance with
management of exposition; and other meeting coordination activities in
support of Association's mission.

Coordinator must be high energy and capable of multi-tasking in a small
office environment.

Requirements include Bachelors degree (some work experience in an
association environment would be an asset); excellent verbal and written
English communication skills; and, excellent computer (PC) skills to
include MS Office.

AREMA is a non-smoking environment. Salary range $30 – $35K DOE with
excellent benefits.  Salary history, cover letter and resume to
search@arema.org.  NO telephone calls.  Principals Only.

22. Special Events Coordinator; Mexican American Legal Defense and
Educational Fund; Los Angeles, California
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=166800020

23. SENIOR REGISTRATION MANAGER; Direct Marketing Association; New York,
NY

The Direct Marketing Association (www.the-dma.org) is the leading global
trade association of business and nonprofit organizations using and
supporting direct marketing tools and techniques. DMA advocates industry
standards for responsible marketing, promotes relevance as the key to
reaching consumers with desirable offers, and provides cutting-edge
research, education, and networking opportunities to improve results
throughout the entire direct marketing process. Founded in 1917, DMA
today has more than 4,800 corporate, affiliate, and chapter members from
the US and 46 other nations, including 55 companies listed on the
Fortune 100.

The Power of Direct: Relevance. Responsibility. Results.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior
Registration Manager supporting the overall registration effort for 250
annual events. This position is responsible for the overall conference
registration process of the DMA internal system and the external
registration vendor relationship. Additional responsibilities include
staff training and development, improvements to registration processes
and efficiencies and analysis. The Manager will provide on-site support
to manage conference & event registration, develop and manage the
registration system timeline for all DMA events, and promote
registration management and communication systems for customers, DMA
staff and industry resources. S/he will also serve as liaison between
DMA departments, joint venture partners and registration vendor.

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor degree in Business or
Hospitality/Event Management and 3-5 years experience in Event
Registration in the Trade Show or Conference Industry. At least 2-3
years supervisory or team lead experience and 2 years experience in
client management, managing outside vendors, sourcing and negotiating
contract services are strongly preferred. First hand experience of
domestic and international registration and group travel is desired.
Proficiency in MS Office is expected. Excellent communications,
organizational, analytical, interpersonal and leadership skills are
required. Ability to travel as needed.

The DMA offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits
package. If you are the successful candidate we are looking for, please
send your cover letter, with salary requirements and resume to:

Human Resources Manager
Direct Marketing Association Inc.
1120 Ave. of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Or Email to: HR6@the-dma.org
Or Fax to: 212-302-7642www.the-dma.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer

24. Convention and Conference Assistant; Specialty Graphics Imaging
Association; Fairfax, VA

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) seeks a Conference
Assistant who will report to the Director of Convention and Conferences.
Duties include: coordination of tasks for Convention and other
conferences and seminars; responds to member and exhibitor requests;
assists in preparation of convention documents; assists with staff
travel; assists in organizing seminar preparation materials; assists
with copy writing, proofreading, and coordination of production of
workshop and seminar materials.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone new to, or interested in,
meeting planning who wants to learn all aspects of meeting and
convention coordination. 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, Excel and Databases. Must be able to multi-task.
Association experience, four- year degree and some meeting planning
experience preferred. Some travel required. Office is located in
Fairfax, VA.

Qualified applicants please forward your resume with salary history and
requirements to apply@sgia.org. No phone calls please.

25. Database Analyst; Professional Convention Management Association;
Chicago, IL

The Professional Convention Management Association is currently seeking
a Database Analyst.

We are seeking a bright, energetic and responsible database analyst who
will assist us with the on-going configuration and administration of our
newly implemented association management system (AMS).

Responsibilities include serving as the primary resource for the
association's database systems, assisting the Director of IT with the
setup of data structures using the GUI based AMS, maintain relational
database design and integrity, maintain database policies and
procedures, creating and designing very simple to very complex reports
for the association.

This position will interface with departmental groups regularly to
capture requirements for creating, maintaining, and enhancing reports
created in Crystal Reports.

The potential candidate must be proficient in Crystal Reports Enterprise
Version/Business Objects XI and have an in-depth understanding of SQL
with the ability to write complex queries.

This position will become a key player in our small but innovative IT
team, and will participate in a large web redesign project involving a
new CMS with integration to our AMS, and other modern technology
projects, initiatives and tasks as assigned.

Position requires a computer science or information systems degree with
comprehensive experience with databases.

Experience with the Aptify AMS a plus but not required
Experience working in a professional association a plus
Experience with Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 a plus

Only local candidates will be considered.

Must include salary history.

Email your resume, cover letter, and salary history to:

Reggie Swanigan
Director of Information Technology
Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)
resumes@pcma.org

26. Meeting Services Intern; HIMSS; Chicago, IL

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is
looking for an Intern to work in our Meeting Services Department at our
headquarters location in Chicago. This is a great opportunity to gain
experience and insight into planning a national convention hosting over
25,000 attendees, 300 educational sessions and 900 exhibitors.

Position Responsibilities:

? Provide general clerical and administrative support to staff
? Assist in receiving and responding to annual conference attendee
requests for information including area of registration, hotel and
travel activities
? Assist exhibits staff in administrative support for exhibitor services
? Maintain “In Conjunction With” events spreadsheet
? Help with the coordination of all shipments and office supplies for
the annual conference
? Assist Meeting Services Coordinator to organize and maintain complete
and accurate current and historical files of Annual HIMSS Conferences
and misc. duties as needed for the 2007 Annual Conference in New
Orleans, February 25-March 1.

Position Requirements:

? College focus in association or hospitality/meeting planning industry
? Excellent organizational and customer service skills
? Ability to work independently and in a team environment
? Computer skills must include Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Database experience is a plus.
? Great attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Flexible schedule between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday thru
Friday. Pay: $14-$16 per hour. Start date: January – May, 2007. We will
work with student schedules. Please include the hours you would be
available to work.

Contact: Jaime Paton
Phone: 312-915-9214 Ext. 312-915-9512
jpaton@himss.org

27. Sr. Meeting Planner; AAA National; Lake Mary, FL

Plans and manages all aspects of meetings and conferences including
contract negotiation, management and reconciliation of budget, and
details of conference logistics (VIP events, transportation, and
tradeshows). Collaborates with the client to ensure meeting expenses are
within or below established budget. Develops general session staging and
design and coordinate all production elements. Writes, edits, and
processes conference information for AICWEB and the Internet. (HJS)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Researches and develops hotel options, off-site venues, and speakers
based on client's program format and budget. (15%)
2. Negotiates contracts for hotels, off-site venues, drayage companies,
transportation, destination management companies, audio-visual suppliers
and production companies. (15%)
3. Plans and manages all details of conference logistics to include
program planning, off-site events and trade shows. (20%)
4. Develops and balances business line conference budgets in excess of
$400,000 including developing and managing sponsorships. (15%)
5. Travels and manages logistics of conference on-site events. (15%)
6. Provides communication skills to assist attendees in understanding
meeting details via the AICWEB. (10%)
7. Provides analytical skills to develop and evaluate technical
applications that support departmental operations. (10%)

REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor's degree and two (2) to four (4) years experience
coordinating group functions in a hotel or association/corporate
environment
• CMP certification or ability to earn the CMP within 2 years
http://www.aaa.com/jobs

28. Meetings Assistant; Mathematical Association of America; Washington,
DC

National educational association in beautiful, historic buildings near
Dupont Circle seeks

Meeting Assistant

Duties include managing on-line convention registration, including
customer service and housing reservation system, for a meeting with
approximately 1,200 participants. The Meeting Assistant also manages
logistics for small- to mid-size events in the association's Carriage
House, a state-of-the-art meeting and conference center.

The ideal candidate for this position has a college degree or 2-3 years
of relevant work experience, strong communication and organizational
skills, and the ability to take initiative and work independently.
Experience with web-based registration and database systems is a plus.
Some travel is required.

Excellent benefits, salary commensurate with skills and experience.
Email cover letter, salary history, and resume to:
Calluna Euving, Chief of Staff
Mathematical Association of America
Email: ceuving@maa.org
More info at: www.maa.org

29. Events Manager; Human Rights Campaign; Washington, DC

The Events manager is a regular, full-time position who reports directly
to the Director of Events and is covered by the collective bargaining
unit agreement between HRC and the Service Employees International
Union. The events manager is responsible for coordinating more than 25
black-tie “primary,” and approximately ten smaller national fund raising
events annually.

Position Responsibilities:

• Develop strong event committees in each assigned HRC city/region;

• Work with event Co-Chairs and members of the local HRC Steering
Committees (Board members, event and major donor Co-Chairs, field
associates) in planning, budgeting, and overall management of fund
raising events;

• Maintain strict budget controls for all events;

• Manage all income/expense reporting for each event and prepare
appropriate reports;

• Manage all event data to ensure names of attendees, volunteers, etc.
become part of the HRC database; and insure that volunteers and
contributors to events are acknowledged in an appropriate and timely
manner;

• Insure that the tone and focus of events are in keeping with HRC's
mission;

• Cultivate HRC loyalty among volunteers, educate and update volunteers
on HRC's program goals and activities;

• Assist in the planning of the annual HRC Event Co-Chair Conference;
provide event management training for the Co-Chairs;

• Serve as the primary HRC contact for fund raising volunteers;

• Work with other development, field, and program staff to implement
plans to create a presence for HRC in new cities and regions;

• Serve, when necessary, in the capacity of public speaker for HRC;

• Travel to various fundraising events around the country as necessary;

• Work on additional fundraising activities as assigned including the
HRC National Dinner and related activities, community events and special
events.

Position Qualifications:
Candidates for the events manager position must have proven volunteer
management experience and a strong background in event and budget
management. Candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, willing
to travel, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a
fast-paced team environment. Candidates must also have excellent writing
skills, computer proficiency, and strong verbal communication skills. A
bachelor's degree with two to three years related experience is
required.

To apply, please forward a cover letter, resume and salary requirements
to careers@hrc.org. Please put the job title in the subject line.
Applicants should have a clear understanding of HRC's mission and
vision.

30. Director of Conventions and Meetings; New Jersey Association of
Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS); Middlesex County, NJ
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2488791&keywords=&ref=1

31. Director, Conferences and Events; Hanley Wood, LLC; Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2488553&keywords=&ref=1

32. Meetings Manager; American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists;
Arlington, VA

Professional Association near Courthouse Metro in Arlington, Virginia
seeks a Meetings Manager. Incumbent is responsible for planning,
designing, executing, and directing all aspects of approximately 5-6
meetings, 150 to 2,000 in attendance. Acts as liaison between planning
committees, hotel and association staff. Must be able to travel several
times a year. Customer service orientation a priority, as is a proven
ability to work with volunteers and staff. Needs tact, diplomacy and top
notch verbal and written communication skills. Applicant must be
proficient in Access, MS Word, & Excel. Working knowledge of iMIS data
base a plus. Successful applicant will have an undergraduate degree and
2 – 4 years of experience in meeting planning or hotel convention
services, be a self-starter and able to work under pressure with little
supervision.

Please send resume & salary requirements via email to hr1@aaps.org, fax
to (703)647-1543, or mail to HR, 2107 Wilson Blvd, Ste 700, Arlington,
VA 22201. EOE.

33. Manager, Registration Services; Meeting Expectations;   Atlanta, GA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2488223&keywords=&ref=1

34. Meeting Planner; National Defense Industrial Association; Arlington,
VA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2487945&keywords=&ref=1

35. Meetings and Events Manager; CHADD (Children & Adults with AD/HD);
Lanham, MD
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2487412&keywords=&ref=1

36. Sales Manager – Hotel / Hospitality Sales; Kessler Collection;
Dallas, TX
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2488689&keywords=&ref=1

37. Director of Market Management; Expedia, Inc.;   Ft. Lauderdale, FL
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2487851&keywords=&ref=1

38. Associate Convention Manager; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Hoboken, NJ

As Associate Convention Manager you will work with the Conventions
Manager in all phases of planning, coordinating and executing of
approximately 175 domestic exhibits sponsored by the Scientific,
Medical, Technical and Professional & Trade businesses.

You will contract, order all show services, compile booklists, track
sales from year to year and work with marketing to ensure appropriate
presence. In addition to ordering computer equipment for select shows,
you will supervise computer vendor relations, oversee and coordinate
convention material consolidation and shipping, handle special project
and client coordination, maintain convention and journal databases, and
compile and distribute convention information to colleagues and vendors.
You will also assist with the development and implementation of
Convention Department systems.

Ideal candidates will possess at least 2-3 years of convention planning
experience in an office environment, excellent verbal and written
communication skills, strong organizational and time management skills
as well as a customer oriented mind-set. Additionally, you must be
able/willing to travel 2-3 weeks per year, may be required to lift and
move heavy boxes and may spend prolonged time using computers.

Education
College degree preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, which
must include salary requirements by email to mcordal@wiley.com.

39. Sales Account Manager – Corporate Group; Winegardner & Hammons'
Doubletree Hotel Dearborn; Dearborn, MI

Sales Account Manager – Corporate Group.
Seek and find corporate group meetings (10 or more people) for a new
Doubletree Hotel with 347 room hotel with 15,000 sq ft of meeting space.
Base Salary Plus Lucrative Monthly Incentive Plan

Responsibilities
Identify and Secure Corporate Groups with Guest Rooms, Meeting Needs and
Banquet Food and Beverage needs.

Required Qualification
Proven Successful Sales Performance
3-5 years of Hotel Sales Experience a Plus
College Degree (Associates or Bachelors)

Contact Karen Ballaban, National Sales Director – WHI Hotels
352-382-2446 or email your resume to karen.ballaban@whihotels.com

40. Senior Project Manager; Goldman Sachs; Jersey City, NJ

Summary
Goldman Sachs is leading global investment banking, securities and
investment management firm that provides a wide range of services
worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes
corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth
individuals.

Corporate Services and Real Estate
The goal of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) is to deliver a
world class workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. CSRE consists of
two primary business functions:
– Business Services delivers quality, cost effective support to internal
clients throughout Goldman Sachs. Its three business units are Travel,
Document Management and hospitality.
– Real Estate plans, develops, builds and operates Goldman Sachs
facilities in over 60 cities in 23 countries around the world. Its two
business units are: Strategy, comprising Planning and Transactions; and
Operations, comprising Capital Projects and Building Operations.

These businesses are supported by the CSRE Finance team, which includes
the disciplines of financial accounting and reporting, operations
finance, procurement and contracts management and business planning; and
the CSRE Administration and Communications team, which is responsible
for organizational development and internal and client communications.

Description
Reporting to the Manager of Events, the Senior Project Manager will lead
manage a variety of events and conferences from the pre-planning process
through execution of the projects. Goldman Sachs events are critical to
maintaining the image of the firm and assisting in the development of
key client relationships.

Responsibilities
Core focus: Planning and executing high risk/high visibility conferences
and events
– Venue selection and management should provide knowledgeable venue
ideas with recommendations for ideal setting. Ultimately responsible for
relationship between GS and the venue to ensure a successful event
– Financial Controls responsible for building an accurate and thorough
budget and adherence to that budget
– Team leadership provided oversight and team leadership for junior
planners who are staffed on an event that they are managing. Be a go-to
person for all team members
– Vendor procurement and management includes contract negotiation
– Adherence to compliance and regulatory requirements
– Brand and messaging strategy help design and maintain an overall brand
strategy using firm resources
– Content and presentation guidance work with client team to provide
guidance on agenda building, material design and speaker and
presentation idea generation
– Production logistics
– On-site execution accountable for overall success of the event
– Event closing provide client with reconciled budget, schedule post
conference debrief and generate initial and final lessons learned
documentation

Required Qualification
– The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 6-9 years experience in
an event management role with strong project management skills and the
ability to operate effectively in a fast-pace and dynamic organization.
– Personal integrity, initiative, leadership qualities and the ability
to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence,
time and energy
– Serves as an effective role model/strong leadership skills
– Demonstrates gender and cultural sensitivity
– Ability to develop credibility with clients
– Strong communication skills with proven ability to build and maintain
relationships
– Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple
responsibilities while maintaining high quality standards
– Ability to adapt style as the situation requires
– Strong negotiating/commercial skills

Please send your resume to: GSRT@gs.com and indicate “Senior Project
Manager – Hospitality” in the subject line.

Please note that we will only respond to those resumes for which we have
an interest.

Goldman Sachs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, gender,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis that is
prohibited by applicable law.

41. Junior Project Manager; Goldman Sachs; Jersey City, NJ

Summary
Goldman Sachs is leading global investment banking, securities and
investment management firm that provides a wide range of services
worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes
corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth
individuals.

Corporate Services and Real Estate
The goal of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) is to deliver a
world class workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. CSRE consists of
two primary business functions:
– Business Services delivers quality, cost effective support to internal
clients throughout Goldman Sachs. Its three business units are Travel,
Document Management and hospitality.
– Real Estate plans, develops, builds and operates Goldman Sachs
facilities in over 60 cities in 23 countries around the world. Its two
business units are: Strategy, comprising Planning and Transactions; and
Operations, comprising Capital Projects and Building Operations.

These businesses are supported by the CSRE Finance team, which includes
the disciplines of financial accounting and reporting, operations
finance, procurement and contracts management and business planning; and
the CSRE Administration and Communications team, which is responsible
for organizational development and internal and client communications.

Description
Reporting to the Manager of Events, the Junior Project Manager will work
alongside Senior Project Managers on a variety of conferences from the
pre-planning process through execution. Additionally, the Junior Project
Manager will lead a variety of smaller, lower risk events. Goldman Sachs
events are critical to maintaining the image of the firm and assisting
in the development of key client relationships.

Responsibilities
Core focus: Planning and executing client and internal event initiatives
as well as participating in teams engaged in planning and executing key
strategic annual events.
– Venue selection and management should provide knowledgeable venue
ideas with recommendations for ideal setting. Ultimately responsible for
relationship between GS and the venue to ensure a successful event
– Financial Controls responsible for building an accurate and thorough
budget and adherence to that budget within firm-wide guidelines
– Adherence to compliance and regulatory requirements
– On-site execution accountable for overall success of the event
– Event closing provide client with reconciled budget, and on larger
conferences, work with Senior Project Manager or Business Coverage
Manager on scheduling post conference debrief and generate initial and
final lessons learned documentation

Experience / Skills
– The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years experience in an
event management role with strong project management skills and the
ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic organization
– Embraces new technologies
– Pays attention to detail
– Is organized, clear and confident in written and oral communications
– Listens actively to clients (external or internal) and team members
– Ability to develop credibility and strong relationships with clients
– Has appropriate confidence in own abilities
– Demonstrates a commitment and passion for job
– Has and uses common sense
– Treats colleagues with respect and dignity

Please send your resume to: GSRT@gs.com and indicate “Junior Project
Manager – Hospitality” in the subject line.

Please note that we will only respond to those resumes for which we have
an interest.

Goldman Sachs is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, gender,
national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis that is
prohibited by applicable law.

42. Production Assistant; Paula LeDuc; Emeryville, CA

We have an immediate opening for a PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

The Production Assistant, under the supervision of the Lead Event
Producer, is responsible for the organization of event production for
special events.

The primary responsibilities are:

1. Assist with event proposals by securing bids from vendors and
consulting on production logistics.
2. Assist Event Producers in over-all event production. Obtain permits
and insurance certificates, create packing lists and rental breakouts,
attend walk-throughs, and pertinent meetings with clients and vendors
when necessary.
3. Place orders with vendors; confirm deliveries and pick-ups.
4. Maintain production timelines, floor plans, and other paperwork.
5. Communicate with clients regarding production of events when
necessary.
6. Provide on-site support to Event Producers and clients including
coordination of vendor logistics and troubleshooting, when necessary.
7. Organize load-in, set-up and break-down of large events. Ensure
proper inventory of returned items.
8. Monitor and follow-up on deposits and contracts; review event files
and prepare for invoicing.

Qualifications:

1. Dedication to client service.
2. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
3. Positive, up-beat attitude.
4. Special event or catering experience.
5. Staff management skills.
6. Adaptable to a flexible work schedule.
7. Proficient with Windows XP, Word and Excel. Familiarity with
databases & CAD is a plus.

This is Full-time position. Competitive pay, plus benefits, based on
experience and training.

If you are qualified and interested, please FAX your resume & cover
letter to 510 547-2076, or send it to Paula LeDuc Fine Catering, ATTN:
Annemarie Brown, 1350 Park Ave., Emeryville, CA 94608

43. Director of Sales; Events and Meetings Co.; Chicago, IL

Dynamic, fast-growing full-service event and meetings production company
with a wide range of clients nationwide (and events worldwide) seeks an
aggressive, strategic Director of Sales to bring in new clients, create
a well-honed marketing strategy, and grow and direct the sales force.

COMPANY:
Highly creative company well-versed in producing meetings, incentive
programs, product launches and galas for high-profile clients in the
entertainment, insurance, medical and other industries. Highly dedicated
production and operations staff that works in a successful, fast-paced
entrepreneurial environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Director of Sales will prospect and sell to corporations and
associations nationwide and will represent the company at industry
events, trade shows and conferences. Will develop a sharpened sales and
marketing strategy, strengthen relationships with current clients, and
build business across a range of companies and associations around the
U.S. Will also hire and supervise a small but growing sales force

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have: minimum 6-8 years' experience conceiving and selling special
events and/or meetings, conferences and group incentive travel programs
within a meetings/events company, catering firm, DMC, incentive company
or related organization. Must have at least 3 years’ management
experience directing a sales staff of at least 5 account executives.
Strong prospecting and presentation skills; excellent track record
selling and winning corporate and association accounts. Strong corporate
and/or association client relationships and a thorough knowledge of the
creative and production possibilities of meetings and events. Must have
a passion for the meetings and events business.

NOTE: Strong potential for advancement to senior management role in this
company, pending growth in size and diversity of client roster.

COMPENSATION:
Base Salary ($100Ks+ BONUS) based on experience and current book of
business; plus strong incentive commission structure. Full benefits.
Relocation expenses for the right person.

Extra Info Please send brief cover note (include current/recent base
salary and commissions or bonus) and attach resume, preferably in Word
format.

Contact: Todd Englander
todd@toddjobs.com
englandert@aol.com
44. Account Executive; TBA Global Events; Orlando, FL

TBA is a strategic event production, meeting and destination management
company. We create inspired events that transform and move people. We
deliver this transformation which we call “The TBA Moment” to audiences
by connecting them to our client's message intellectually and
emotionally. We do this by considering everything and all options for
our clients…we then create a passion for their message or brand
spirit… and finally we inspire people by helping them focus on
measurable actions. That's the TBA or Think> Believe> Act.

Due to our vast resources we are truly a turnkey solution for our
customers, from brand strategy and content development to creative
design, business theater production, meeting planning, program and
destination management and we can go wherever our client's take us.

TBA was named a Special Events Magazine “Top 25 DMC” in 2005 and 2006,
is ranked #21 in the world’s top 50 marketing organizations by
Advertising Age magazine and is Event Marketer magazines 2006 Hot
Agency. TBA is headquartered in Los Angeles, California the Event and
Entertainment capital of the world and has several offices throughout
the United States and Canada.

Reporting to the site General Manager, manage sale and development of
TBA events and programs through lead generation, hotel liaison, direct
sales, client site inspections, program scope and budget development and
project approval. Manage these processes until turnover to appropriate
departments and continue to support the programs through completion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1.Working with the site General Manager, create annual sales and
marketing plans for all aspects of TBA Business.
2.Working independently, research, generate and maintain new business
and current relationships at major target hotels, including Sales,
Marketing, Catering and Conference Service Personnel.
3.Develop new business, integrating all TBA businesses and services,
through targeting key corporate accounts and through including trade
show marketing and coverage, CVB initiatives, hotel relationships.
4.Prepare program proposals and budgets to meet client specifications as
identified through needs analysis, client history and through client
activity. Follow through with Program Manager/Producer to ensure they
are negotiating appropriately using quality vendors, venues and staff.
Oversee budget proposals prior to client submission, as well as ensuring
project deposits and payments are documented and collected as directed
by accounting department.
5. Submit accurate and timely paperwork as directed by management
including weekly, monthly and quarterly sales/commission, job and
program reports.

Qualifications:
College Graduate Preferred. Minimum 3 Year Industry Experience

Contact: Michael Quatrini
Phone: (407) 835-9228
Fax: (407) 835-1735
mquatrini@tbaglobal.com

45. Meeting Managers/Meeting Planners; Circle Solutions, Inc.; Tysons
Corner, VA

Health consulting firm in Tysons Corner seeks experienced Meeting
Planner to support government-sponsored projects. We prefer experience
coordinating Federal government conferences; travel and logistics;
knowledge of FTR; excellent oral/written communication skills;
proficiency with computer technology; and the ability to travel and work
flexible hours. CMP and a degree strongly preferred. We offer an
excellent salary and benefits, beautiful modern office, and friendly
corporate culture. Please send resume and cover letter with salary
requirement to jobs@circlesolutions.com. Visit our website atwww.circlesolutions.com. EOE/M/F/V/D

*********From Ned Lundquist************
46. Events Coordinator; Discovery Communications; Silver Spring, MD
http://secured.kenexa.com/discoveryv4/newhr/jobdesc.asp?ID=4644

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47. Manager, Meeting Sales; American Society of Travel Agents;
Alexandria, VA

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), located in Old Town
Alexandria, is seeking a Manager of Meeting Sales. The candidate will
design and implement sales and marketing strategies to build attendance
at ASTA's conferences and trade shows. The candidate will work closely
with other departments and outside vendors to coordinate the timely
execution of multiple marketing and promotional efforts. Sales efforts
include direct mail, email, advertising, collateral design, partner
marketing and direct contact with prospective attendees.

This position requires a minimum of three years work experience, and
proficiency in MS Word and Excel. Knowledge of MS Front Page and
database software is a plus. Travel may be required.

Send cover letter with resume and salary requirements to
resumes@astahq.com; or fax to 703-739-8798. ASTA is an EEOC/AA employer
and offers an excellent benefit package.

*********From Ned Lundquist************
48. Marketing / Events Coordinator; Carolina Raptor Center; Charlotte,
NC
http://www.ecojobs.com/jobs_details.php?FROM=main&page=10&sec=1EW

49. Meetings and Conferences Specialist, American International Group,
Woodland
Hills, CA
http://careers.peopleclick.com/jobposts/Client_AIG/BU1/EXTERNAL/pck333-51844.htm

*********From Bill Seiberlich, via Ned Lundquist************
50. Communications/PR/Marketing Intern; Valley Forge Convention and
Visitors Bureau; Plymouth Meeting, PA

The Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau is seeking a
spring/summer intern for a paid internship. The ideal candidate should
be a Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related major.

Under the general supervision of the director of communications, the
candidate’s duties will include (but are not be limited to): assisting
in the compiling of media lists via online data base and other
resources; assisting in various writing projects including news releases
and media advisories; researching story ideas; news release follow up;
calendar listings compilation; media response monitoring and other
miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Candidate is also invited
to attend special events when schedule permits. 15-20 hours per week.

The Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ltd. is a nonprofit,
membership-based sales and marketing organization which aggressively
promotes the Valley Forge area and Montgomery County as a convention
site and leisure visitor destination by encouraging patronage of its
500-plus member hotels, restaurants, attractions and services. The
Bureau’s Web site, www.valleyforge.org, serves residents, visitors,
meeting planners and tour operators.

Contact: For consideration please email resume and cover letter to:
fucanan@valleyforge.org

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51. Hotel Positions; Embassy Suites/DC Convention Center; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23017516&jobSummaryIndex=8&agentID=

52. Hotel Sales Coordinator; CONNECTICUT AVENUE DAYS INN; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23017661&jobSummaryIndex=9&agentID=

53. Hotel Reservationist; HARRINGTON HOTEL; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23017656&jobSummaryIndex=45&agentID=

54. Director Of Food & Beverage; PHR and Gold Key Resorts; Washington,
DC

PHR and Gold Key Resorts is looking for a motivated and experienced
Director of Food and Beverage Operations. This position will be
responsible for daily operations of some the highest volume restaurants
in Virginia Beach. Experience in multiple unit operations a must.
Competitive compensation and benefits in a fast growing hospitality
management company. Please send resume to recruiter@phrinc.com or fax
them to 757-437-8342. If you have any questions, please contact us at
757-213-4344.

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