Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) newsletter for 19 February 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)
19 February 2007
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This week's edition includes:
*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)
1. Manager, Convention Operations; National Association of Broadcasters;
Washington, DC
2. Meetings Assistant\Registrar; Independent Petroleum Assn. of America;
Washington, DC
3. Strategic Sales Executive – Association Market; Experient; Flexible,
United States
4. Meeting Planner; Confidential; New York, NY
5. Client Services Manager; Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau;
Pasadena, CA
6. General Manager; Compass Group/Flik International; Indianapolis, IN
7. Director of Education and Program Development; Women in Cable
Telecommunications; Chantilly, VA
8. Meeting Coordinator; American Society of Hematology; Washington, DC
9. Director of Organizational Development; Rebuilding Together;
Washington, DC
10. Group Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Boston; Boston, MA
11. Business Travel Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Boston; Boston, MA
12. Conference Services Specialist; Marymount University; Arlington, VA
13. Event Coordinator; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC
14. Events Director; DELTEK Systems; Herndon, VA
15. Sales Opportunity; PSAV Presentation Services; Washington,
DC/Chicago, IL
16. Conference Assistant; ASPPA; Arlington, VA
17. Conference and Membership Registrar; Texas Institute of Continuing
Legal Education; Austin, TX
18. Marketing Events Assistant; Inland Real Estate Investment
Corporation; Oak Brook, IL
19. Director of Event Services; Pennsylvania Convention Center
Authority; Philadelphia, PA
20. Meeting Coordinator; Vindico Medical Education; Thorofare, NJ
21. Meeting Manager; Vindico Medical Education; Thorofare, NJ
22. Project Manager; Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau; Chicago, IL
23. Conference Director; University Continuing Education Association;
Washington, DC
24. Associate Special Services Manager; American Society of
Anestheiologists; Park Ridge, IL
25. Director of Convention Marketing; Orlando/Orange County Convention &
Visitors Bureau, Inc.; Orlando, FL
26. Executive Assistant; Washington Convention and Tourism Corporation;
Washington, DC
27. Convention Sales Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism
Corporation; Washington, DC
28. Director of Convention Sales; Salt Lake Convention and Visitors
Bureau; Salt Lake City, UT
29. President-CEO; Convention & Visitors Bureau of Washington County,
Oregon; Beaverton, OR
30. Marketing Manager (Communications Division); City of San Antonio;
San Antonio, TX
31. Marketing Manager (Tourism Division); City of San Antonio; San
Antonio, TX
32. Foundation Manager; Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau; Norfolk,
VA
33. Visitor Marketing and Services Manager; Valley Forge Convention &
Visitors Bureau; Plymouth Meeting, PA
34. Senior Sales Manager; Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau;
Cincinnati, OH
35. Vice President/SVP; TIG Global; Washington, DC
36. Retail Manager; Tampa Bay CVB; Tampa, FL
37. Marketing Coordinator; Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association;
Leesburg, VA
38. Director of Convention Services; Savannah Convention & Visitors
Bureau; Savannah, GA
39. Convention Sales Consultant; Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau;
Plano, TX
40. Associate Vice President – Tourism Development; NYC & Company; New
York, NY
41. Director of Latin America-starting 7/01/07; VISIT FLORIDA;
Tallahassee, FL
42. President; Charleston WV Convention & Visitors Bureau; Charleston,
WV
43. Assistant Director; Harrison County (IN) CVB; Corydon, IN
44. Manager, Exhibition and Sponsorship; American Dental Association;
Chicago, IL
45. Travel Purchasing Manager; Excellence In Motivation; Dayton, OH
46. Manager, Meetings & Events; Impact Unlimited, Inc.; Dayton, NJ
47. Coordinator, Membership and Registration; NATPE; Los Angeles, CA
48. Account Manager; The Meeting Manager; Irvine, CA
49. Manager, Corporate Meetings and Events; Cardinal Health; San Diego,
CA
50. Manager, Exhibits & Meeting Services; American Academy of
Pediatrics; Elk Grove Village, IL
51. Manager, Meetings Services; U.S. Pharmacopeia; Rockville, MD
52. Director of Conferences; Leading Professional Association;
Washington, DC
53. Conference / Meeting Planner; VPPA; Tysons Corner, VA
54. Catering Chef; Wolf Trap Foundation; Vienna, VA
55. Event Planner; SAIC; McLean, VA
56. Director Of Catering; Sheraton Reston Hotel; Reston, VA
57. Sales Manager; One Washington Circle Hotel; Washington, DC
58. Director Of Front Office;   FAIRFAX HILTON GARDEN INN; Fairfax, VA
59. Director Of Catering; Private country club; Washington, DC
60. Sales Manager; LLI Enterprises Inc.; Springfield, VA
61. Catering Sales Manager; CATERING BY WINDOWS; Washington, DC
62. Franchise Sales Director;   Choice Hotels International; Silver
Spring, MD
63. Sales Account Manager; Residence Inn by Marriott; 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.

********************
1. Manager, Convention Operations; National Association of Broadcasters;
Washington, DC

Basic Function:

To manage and implement pre-show, on-site and post-show
operational/logistical activities for conference sessions, food &
beverage events, housing, registration and general show design and
graphics for all NAB conventions.

Specific Responsibilities:

Responsible for operational & logistic activities for assigned
conference sessions to include: meeting room allocation, session
signage, meeting room set-ups, stage design, electrical, audio visual,
and coordination of audio taping, simultaneous translation, and sign
language translation of sessions.

Responsible for operational requirements for assigned onsite staff
offices. This involves working closely with NAB staff to determine
requirements. Prepare work orders and communicate logistical
requirements to appropriate vendors.

Responsible for operational requirements for various affiliate meetings
and staff meetings that take place onsite.
Assist in the development of the transportation plan and management of
transportation vendor.
Assist in development of show-look, to include NAB structures and
overall decor.
Prepare work orders for signs, entrance units, stage sets, etc. needed
for assigned session rooms and food and beverage events.
Prepare work orders for lobby structures and banners as assigned.
Manage activities associated with assigned food and beverage events such
as breakfasts, coffee breaks, receptions, lounges, and staff offices.
Manage operational activities for on-site attendee services such as
registration, email stations, product locators, PDA downloads,
restaurant reservation services.
Assist with coordination of registration and attendee services for all
shows.
Assist with coordination of housing requirements for all shows.
Manage relationships with audio-visual vendor, facility convention
service managers and other necessary official contractors to accomplish
operational goals.
Work with Exhibit Services/Advertising on operational and logistical
activities as necessary.
Prepare post-show analysis of operational activities. Make
recommendations for changes and improvements including a written
assessment of all contractors, services and facilities.
Responsible for overseeing and tracking of assigned portions of
Operations budgets.
Develop and manage departmental goals and convention implementation
plans.
Work with Director and Sr. Vice President to develop overall
show-related and department goals.
Assist in preparing RFP's, negotiating terms and recommending selection
of contractors.
Maintain industry awareness of available services and contractors.
Work with Director as required on special projects.

Qualified candidates, please send your resumes to HR@NAB.org

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Fax:    202-775-2983

2. Meetings Assistant\Registrar; Independent Petroleum Assn. of America;
Washington, DC

National energy trade association has an immediate opening for a
meetings Assistant\Registrar. Candidate should be self-motivated, highly
organized and able to manage multiple tasks. Duties include:
Administrative and logistical support for association conferences and
special events (approx. 15); serving as main point of contact for
departmental requests; processing registrations, confirmation and
attendee correspondence for all meetings; managing departmental\meeting
supplies; Position also serves as the meetings database liaison with
computer specialists. Travel is required.

Excellent writing, editing, and computer skills with beyond basic
knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred.

Contact Person: Tina Hamlinthamlin@ipaa.org
http://www.ipaa.org

3. Strategic Sales Executive – Association Market; Experient; Flexible,
United States

Job Details: Experient is currently looking for a Strategic Sales
Executive to help generate new business for our Association Market
space. The role will focus on positioning Experient as the source for
integrated meeting and event services (i.e. sourcing, meeting
management, registration, housing, lead retrieval, etc). This is a
senior level new client acquisition oriented position, with no
management of existing Experient clients. Required travel estimated at
25%.

Qualifications: College degree or equivalent experience is required. 3-5
years of sales experience within the Association or Tradeshow Market
community. The ideal candidate must have experience in consultative
sales skills leading to consistent new client acquisition success within
the Large Association Market space.
http://www.experient-inc.com/careers.html

4. Meeting Planner; Confidential; New York, NY

New York City medical marketing agency seeks an experienced meeting
manager to service pharmaceutical industry clients. This candidate
should demonstrate competency in all aspects of meeting and event
planning, including: budgets, site selection; hotel and AV contract
negotiations; AV set-up; food, beverage and room setup; on-site
management. Additional responsibilities include staff training and
standardizing meeting planning procedures.

The position will also include non-meeting related tasks such as project
coordination of print and web-based programs.

Strong communication/interpersonal skills, both written and verbal,
negotiating skills, proficiency in MS Office including Access and
Project are required.

Seeking experience in international corporate meeting planning.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements. Resumes w/o
salary information will NOT be considered. All candidates will be asked
to take a writing and computer skills test during the interview.
mwoodin@mbkny.com

5. Client Services Manager; Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau;
Pasadena, CA

The Pasadena Convention & Visitor's Bureau is looking for an exceptional
Client Services Manager. The CSM is regarded as the expert for amenities
and services in the Pasadena community. This position organizes,
coordinates, and directs the activities of all requested services for
conventions and other client events.

Major responsibilities include:
* Developing processes and tools to measure client satisfaction
* Promoting the CVB's services to the community
* Building relationships with local businesses, hotels, clients
* Hiring/training part time staff
* Managing housing accommodations

The qualified candidate will possess:
* Strong public relations skills
* Creativity
* Customer service mindset
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to plan, handle details and be highly organized. Knowledge of
event planning.

Position requires attendance at events on weekends and evenings, as
needed.
 
Education  
Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum three years experience in a CVB,
convention center, or hotel in a related position. Industry
certification or designation a plus.

We offer a full benefits package and an exciting work environment for
someone with motivation and flexibility. Please send your resume to HR@pasadenacenter.com. Use CSM in the subject line. Background checks
are conducted. Position open until filled. EOE

6. General Manager; Compass Group/Flik International; Indianapolis, IN

Compass Group, The Americas Division is the nation's largest contract
foodservice and hospitality provider, with over 160,000 associates
throughout the United States, Latin America, and Canada and revenues of
$7.7 billion. Our vision for success is a powerful one to continue to
rise above the competition in every aspect of our business from
leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and
vending. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it's our
great people providing great service that generates our great results.
In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the
proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in
our future success:

Job Description – General Manager

Flik Conference Center Management is seeking an experienced General
Manager to oversee the operations of a state-of-the-art 280-room
university hotel and conference center, including campus food services.

While maintaining Flik and Chartwell standards, the General Manager will
maximize profit and focus on guest and team member satisfaction. Will
communicate with property owners and corporate offices, as required.
Will ensure the development and execution of strategic sales and
marketing initiatives.
 
Responsibilities   
Ability to manage extensive amounts of information and provides
constructive feedback/direction.
Extensive knowledge of hotel and conference center operations, sales &
marketing, food & beverage, human resources and hotel and conference
center financial processes and analysis.
Excellent written skills sufficient to produce communications that
properly reflects the Flik image.
Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.
Considerable ability to listen effectively.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team.
Ability to delegate, manage and organize projects and establish
priorities consistent with company objectives.
Ability to effectively deal with owners, customers, and team members,
some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy.
Ability to manage multiple projects, meet and work effectively under
time and resource constraints.
Ability to effectively lead team of professionals.
 
Required Qualification     
Four-year college degree preferred.
Requires substantial and successful track record in hotel and conference
center operations.
Leadership experience; preferably 5 years or more.
Hotel and conference center general management experience preferred.
Proven track record of successes in achieving revenue and service
objectives.
 
Education  
Bachelor's Degree or higher

Submit resume and cover letter to jeanne.lane@compass-usa.com, or apply
online at
www.cgnad.com/opportunities

7. Director of Education and Program Development; Women in Cable
Telecommunications; Chantilly, VA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2502288&keywords=&ref=1

8. Meeting Coordinator; American Society of Hematology; Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2502268&keywords=&ref=1

9. Director of Organizational Development; Rebuilding Together;
Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2502218&keywords=&ref=1

10. Group Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Boston; Boston, MA
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2502744&keywords=&ref=1

11. Business Travel Sales Manager; Hyatt Regency Boston; Boston, MA
http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2503220&keywords=&ref=1

12. Conference Services Specialist; Marymount University; Arlington, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23154101&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

13. Event Coordinator; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC

Haute on the Hill, the award-winning caterer at the U.S. House of
Representatives, is looking for an Event Coordinator. In this role, you
will supervise and coordinate multiple special events throughout the
U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Capitol, meeting and greeting
clients, ensuring a successful event.

We are looking for a high-energy, outgoing, organized individual that
can build and develop critical relationships with clients, staff and
House personnel. You must be a creative problem solver who can react and
solve problems quickly and calmly, routinely thinking outside the box.

This is a fun, fast-paced, rewarding position that has the potential for
rapid advancement. No prior experience necessary for the right
candidate.

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume to econroy@hauteonthehill.comor fax it to Eric Conroy at (202) 225-5575.

SALARY: $37,000 – $40,000 plus 20% bonus.

14. Events Director; DELTEK Systems; Herndon, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23159081&jobSummaryIndex=9&agentID=

15. Sales Opportunity; PSAV Presentation Services; Washington,
DC/Chicago, IL

Do you love sales? Are you referred to as a “hunter” on your sales team?
Then we want to talk to you about an opportunity in New Business
Development. We are looking for people who can aggressively build
business and have a proven track record of Sales growth. If you have 3-5
years of Audio Visual experience, and can demonstrate excellent customer
service skills and phone sales skills, and want to get rewarded for your
hard work, then you should email us today at ljavor@psav.com or apply on
line at:
http://www.psav.com. EEO

16. Conference Assistant; ASPPA; Arlington, VA
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2504095&keywords=&ref=1

17. Conference and Membership Registrar; Texas Institute of Continuing
Legal Education; Austin, TX
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2504024&keywords=&ref=1

18. Marketing Events Assistant; Inland Real Estate Investment
Corporation; Oak Brook, IL

Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation is seeking a full-time
Marketing Events Assistant with a focus on meeting and conference
planning for the headquarters Oak Brook, Illinois location. This is an
excellent administrative and planning oriented opportunity for an
experienced professional to coordinate event participation including:
conference tradeshow organization, planning dinner events, and assisting
with local meetings. Candidate will work closely with other members of
the Marketing Events Team and be under the supervision of the Marketing
Events Manager. The successful candidate will be highly organized,
extremely detail oriented, and sensitive to time lines. Marketing Events
Assistant position does not require travel, but one or two annual
opportunities for domestic travel to attend conferences will be
available. Selected candidate will enjoy a professional and friendly
team oriented environment within a rapidly growing industry leader.

Requirements:

Must be multi-task oriented with excellent communication and
interpersonal skills
Ability to work with various levels of staff
Thrives in a fast-paced environment and high volume position
Exceptional follow up a must
Hospitable personality needed
3-4 years experience as a meeting planner, conference coordinator, or
administrative assistant with similar job responsibilities
CMP, CMM, CAE, or CSEP professional industry designation preferred
College Degree

Please send resume with salary history to hrresume@inlandgroup.com
ATTN:MS
EOE Drug-Free Environment

19. Director of Event Services; Pennsylvania Convention Center
Authority; Philadelphia, PA

The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority (PCCA), a world-class
convention and meeting center facility located in historic Philadelphia,
is seeking an experienced event professional for the position of
Director of Event Services.

The Director of Event Services is directly responsible for the general
administration and supervision of the PCCA Event Services Department.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the overall planning and
production of activities with an emphasis on service to customers, and
coordinating event activities with operational departments while
providing cost estimates and budgetary control.

The Director of Event Services will also identify and recommend
operational policies and procedures for promoting efficiency, and will
continually improve the quality of service provided to all customers.
This position will administer formal and technical on-the-job training
for new Event Services staff, and will coordinate inter-departmental
activities such as tracking and measuring service to customers. In
addition to routinely reviewing current facility policies and
procedures, the Director of Event Services will keep abreast of new
innovations and developments within the convention industry for
recommendations towards improving delivery of services and reducing
operating costs. Strong leadership skills and a refined ability to
operate efficiently and diplomatically within a customer-focused
environment are essential. This position reports to the Vice President
of Sales, Event Services, and Marketing.

Qualifications: 5 + years of management experience in an operational
capacity with a major convention facility of a position equivalent;
considerable knowledge of the Convention and Meeting Industry with a
demonstrated ability in administrative and managerial functions
including researching, planning, organization, and budgeting; excellent
oral and written communication and strong leadership skills; college
degree preferred with emphasis in business, management, or related
fields. Strong computer skills and Event Management software
(Ungerboeck/EBMS) preferred. Must possess ability, flexibility, and
willingness to work irregular hours within a fast-paced environment.

Position offers an attractive compensation and benefits package.
Qualified candidates may forward resume, salary history, and
compensation requirements to:
jobs@paconvention.com

or, mail information to:

Human Resources Department
PCCA
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2299

No telephone calls please! Pre-employment reference and background check
is required of all successful applicants. PCCA is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.

20. Meeting Coordinator; Vindico Medical Education; Thorofare, NJ

A South Jersey medical education company has an exciting opportunity
available for a detail oriented, self-starter with excellent written and
oral communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a computer
literate, team player able to deal well under pressure and manage
multiple tasks, including dealing clients at all levels. Degree and 1-2
years meeting/event coordinating or related experience is preferred.
Send resume and salary requirements to: Meeting Department, SLACK Inc.,
6900 Grove Road, Thorofare, NJ 08086; resume@slackinc.com; fax:
856-848-6091. EOE

21. Meeting Manager; Vindico Medical Education; Thorofare, NJ

Meeting Planner – An exciting opportunity is available for an
experienced meeting planner. Applicant must be able to manage multiple
tasks ranging from site selection, contract negotiation, on-site
management, budgeting and professional education recruitment. CME
knowledge is desirable. Travel is required. Send resume and salary
requirements to: SLACK Inc., 6900 Grove Rd., Thorofare, NJ 08086, fax
856-848-6091 or e-mail to resume@slackinc.com. EOE.

22. Project Manager; Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau; Chicago, IL

The Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau is looking for a Project
Manager to work in our Strategic Client Services Department at our
McCormick Place/Lakeside Center offices. The Project Manager is
responsible for maintaining the Bureau's efforts on behalf of Mayor
Daley's “Chicago, Were Glad You're Here!” (CWGYH) program and streamline
all City related requests on behalf of the Strategic Client Services
Department. This individual will work closely with all CCTB departments
to coordinate and execute marketing and promotional support,
publications, brochures and press releases as well as develop new
merchandise and services for a successful program.

The right candidate will be extremely organized, have a strong attention
to detail with excellent interpersonal skills. This individual must be a
results oriented strategic thinker who is capable of managing multiple
projects. Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3 5 years previous experience
in the hospitality, convention bureau or sales industry preferred.
Strong knowledge of all Microsoft office products including but not
limited to Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Contact:    Rose Horcherrhorcher@choosechicago.com

23. Conference Director; University Continuing Education Association;
Washington, DC

Higher education association seeks experienced, energetic, hands-on
individual to manage its conference and seminar program. This individual
will participate in development of program content, negotiate hotel and
supplier contracts, prepare and manage budgets, engage speakers, and
handle on-site management. The ideal candidate will be a team player,
well-organized, relate well to volunteers, be experienced with online
registration systems, and have an interest in higher education issues.
Qualifications: bachelor's degree, a minimum of five years' experience
in conference planning and management, and excellent organizational and
interpersonal skills. Send résumé and cover letter with salary
requirements by March 9, 2007, to: University Continuing Education
Association, One Dupont Circle, Suite 615, Washington, DC 20036 or
online to: postmaster@ucea.edu.

24. Associate Special Services Manager; American Society of
Anestheiologists; Park Ridge, IL

The Associate Special Services Manager provides administrative support
to various subspecialty organizations to which the American Society of
Anesthesiologists serves as secretariat. Responsibilities shall include
working with the officers, directors and committee chairs of these
organizations in implementing the decisions of the Boards of Directors
in fulfillment of stated missions.

The Associate Special Services Manager Manager works with the Presidents
to prepare agendas for meetings of the Boards of Directors and be
present at board meetings to record minutes and answer questions.

Responsibilities also include coordinating meeting logistics to meet the
needs of program chairs and faculty, working with hotels and service
providers, and overseeing meeting registration procedures. The Associate
Special Services Manager provide son-site meeting support as necessary,
including assisting in registration, exhibits and posters set-up,
checking meeting rooms and assisting in the supervision of meeting
registrations.

The Associate Special Services Manager maintains proper Continuing
Medical Education files in accordance with the essentials and guidelines
of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

The Associate Manager shall be familiar with the bylaws of the various
subspecialty organizations as well as be knowledgeable of the
composition of the various Boards of Directors and Councils, including
the names of the officers, directors and council members. The Associate
Manager will become familiar with the committee structures of the
various organizations, including the names of committee chairs and the
functions of each committee. The Associate Manager shall develop an
understanding of the membership categories of each of the subspecialty
organizations, including the requirements for each category.

The Associate Manager will be able to answer questions regarding meeting
registrations and logistics and membership information as needed.

Contact: Gary Hoormann
Phone: 847-825-5586 Ext. 120g.hoormann@asahq.org

25. Director of Convention Marketing; Orlando/Orange County Convention &
Visitors Bureau, Inc.; Orlando, FL

This position solicits organizations through telephone calls, personal
sales calls, correspondence and formal bid proposals to promote Orlando
for their meeting needs. Conducts appropriate follow-up. Coordinates
sales blitzes, trade shows, fair share booths and FAMS including
invitations, mailings, budgets, theme and final billings.
 
Qualifications:    
Requires 3 to 5 years hotel or CVB sales experience. Requires MS Word
and Outlook. Contact management database experience a plus. Travel
required.
 
Compensation:  
Base salary commission program.
 
Contact:   
Karen Soto
Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 690355
Orlando, Fl 32869
407-370-5006 (fax)human.resources@orlandocvb.com
www.orlandoinfo.com/cvb

26. Executive Assistant; Washington Convention and Tourism Corporation;
Washington, DC

Responsibilities:  
1.Drafts letters, memos and documents. 2.Maintains appointment schedule
for the President; oversees travel arrangements. 3.Prepares
presentations and reports, utilizing clear and concise charts, graphics
and tables.
 
Qualifications:    
1. Minimum four to six (4-6) years progressive administrative support
experience with a high-level executive. 2. Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.)
from four-year college or university. 3. Excellent communication skills.
4. Superior organizational skills and attention to detail 5. Technical
proficiency with Microsoft Office.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate with experience
 
Contact:   
Chere Sanders
Wash Conv and Tourism Corp
901 – 7th Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
202-789-7035 (phone)hr@washington.org
http://www.washington.org

27. Convention Sales Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism
Corporation; Washington, DC

The Convention Sales Manager is responsible for developing business for
the Washington Convention Center and metropolitan area as a convention
destination. This role is also primarily focused on citywide conventions
including lead generation quota as well as tentative/definite room night
goals.
 
Qualifications:    
1. Minimum four to five (4 – 5) years sales management experience in
related field, preferably convention bureau, facility or hotel sales and
convention services 2. Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.) from four-year
college or university in management, sales, marketing or related field.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate with experience plus incentive based bonus.
 
Contact:   
Chere Sanders
Wash Conv and Tourism Corp
901 – 7th Street, NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
202-789-7035 (phone)hr@washington.orghttp://www.washington.org

28. Director of Convention Sales; Salt Lake Convention and Visitors
Bureau; Salt Lake City, UT

This community combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area with
the friendliness of a small, western city. The DOCS will promotes and
sell Salt Lake as a convention and meeting destination with primary
focus on groups that use a multi-hotel package and the Salt Palace
Convention Center/South Towne Exposition Center. This individual will
report directly to the Vice President of Sales and work closely with
multiple stakeholders.
 
Qualifications:    
The right candidates will be an experienced Hospitality Sales
professionals who understand and enjoy the challenges and rewards of
selling a destination.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate with experience
 
Contact:   
Craig Molitor
SearchWide
109 S Union
Suite #305
Traverse City, MI 49684molitor@searchwide.com
http://www.searchwide.com

29. President-CEO; Convention & Visitors Bureau of Washington County,
Oregon; Beaverton, OR

Responsibilities:  
Oversee all daily operations including personnel. Reports to Board of
Directors. Will be responsible for developing vision of the organization
based on a previously commissioned Tourism Development Plan.
 
Qualifications:    
Excellent interpersonal, organizational & communication skills. Strong
proven leadership, management, marketing, community/government relations
skills. Degree required. Experience running non-profit or business
organization.
 
Compensation:  
Total monthly compensation range $5,835-$7,500 based on experience. For
complete job description, visit http://www.wcva.org/jobs/exec.pdfNo
phone calls please.
 
Contact:   
Martha Moore
CVBWCO
5075 SW Griffith Drive
Suite 120
Beaverton, OR 97005

30. Marketing Manager (Communications Division); City of San Antonio;
San Antonio, TX

Responsibilities:   Responsible for supervising and managing the
operations of the Communications Division including the management of
the communications programs attracting positive national and
international media interest to further San Antonio as premiere visitor
and meetings destination; supervise assigned staff
 
Qualifications:     Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or
university with preferable coursework in Marketing, Business or Public
Administration, Hospitality, Tourism or related field. Minimum of 5
years of experience in the areas of marketing, communications
management, or public relations management.
 
Compensation:   Salary is negotiable-apply at http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/pdf/Marketing Mgr Comm.pdf
 
Contact:    Janie Flores
City of San Antonio
203 S. St Marys
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210/207-6727 (phone)
210/207-6700 (alt. phone)
210/207-6768 (fax)jflores6@sanantoniovisit.com
http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/pdf/Marketing%

31. Marketing Manager (Tourism Division); City of San Antonio; San
Antonio, TX

This position will manage the operations of the Tourism Division
including identifying market opportunities and developing short and
long-term strategies with the objective of attracting overnight business
as related to tourism/leisure sales. This position exercises functional
supervision over professional and clerical staff
 
Qualifications:    
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with
preferable coursework in Marketing, Business, or Public Administration,
Hospitality, Tourism or related field. Minimum 5 years experience in
related area(s)
 
Compensation:  
Salary is negotiable
 
Contact:   
Janie Flores
City of San Antonio
203 S. St Marys
San Antonio, Texas 78205
210/207-6727 (phone)
210/207-6700 (alt. phone)
210/207-6768 (fax)jflores6@sanantoniovisit.com
http://http://www.sanantonio.gov/hr/pdf/Marketing%

32. Foundation Manager; Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau; Norfolk,
VA

Position Summary:
Manages all aspects of the NCVB Training and Research Foundation, Inc.
by designing a comprehensive solicitation/fundraiser program and special
events in order to generate financial support.
 
Qualifications:    
Minimum of 3 years in the hospitality, event planning, tourism, or
customer service fields.
 
Compensation:  
$35,000, no relocation
 
Contact:   
Jennifer Macgregor
Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau
232 East Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-664-6620 (phone)
757-622-3663 (fax)jmacgregor@norfolkcvb.com

33. Visitor Marketing and Services Manager; Valley Forge Convention &
Visitors Bureau; Plymouth Meeting, PA

Responsibilities:  
-Manage all aspects of visitor experience at Visitor Center -Direct and
oversee desk operation including staff and volunteers in concert with
partner supervisors -Indentify and communicate potential marketing
opportunities for Bureau members and partners -Create a sustainable
customer service training plan -Responsible for daily and monthly
reporting -Manages Marketing duties as assigned by Director -Must be
available to work some weekends, evenings and special events
 
Qualifications:    
-Proven record in customer service, sales and marketing. -Previous
Convention and Visitors Bureau or Hospitality sales/service experience
preferred.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate with experience. Excellent employee benefits. EOE
 
Contact:   
Ann Marie Maher
Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau
600 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
610-783-1006 (phone)
610-834-7967 (alt. phone)
610-783-1053 (fax)maher@valleyforge.org
http://www.valleyforge.org

34. Senior Sales Manager; Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau;
Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati USA with its recently expanded convention center is seeking
an experienced sales professional to identify and develop targeted
accounts. This “Hunter” type position will know top city competitors and
how to effectively sell against each. You will maintain close working
relationships with hotel and convention staff as well as coordinate and
conduct site tours and attend industry tradeshows and sales trips.
 
Qualifications:    
Minimum of five years sales experience in hospitality industry. Strong
account management and sales presentation skills. BS/BA preferred.
 
Compensation:  
Attractive compensation and benefit package commensurate with
experience.
 
Contact:    Human Resources
Cincinnati USA CVB
525 Vine Street
Suite 1500
Cincinnati, OH 45202gccvbjobs@cincyusa.com
http://cincyusa.com

35. Vice President/SVP; TIG Global; Washington, DC

TIG Global, the leading provider of interactive marketing services for
the hospitality industry, is seeking a Vice President/SVP. Working in an
entrepreneurial culture, this position is responsible for developing and
leading the company's new business initiatives into the CVB community.

Candidates should possess in-depth knowledge of state tourism, CVB's
funding & budget process. Executive level background in a CVB
environment or related industry a plus. A proven track record of
successful sales efforts are needed. A Bachelor's degree requested.
Please see our Position Overview listed on our website at www.searchwide.com

Contact:   
Jim Carra
SearchWide
109 S Union Street
Suite#305
Traverse City, MI 49684carra@searchwide.com
http://www.searchwide.com

36. Retail Manager; Tampa Bay CVB; Tampa, FL

A qualified candidate would have expertise in the Retail Industry, with
an emphasis on the overall operations of a store environment, including
Buying and Inventory Control. The candidate must also have sufficient
experience in Special Events, Promotions, and Outside Sales. In
addition, the ideal candidate would have the skills necessary to improve
the Bureau's retails operation through Electronic Media.
 
Qualifications:    
. College degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent
experience required . Retail Mgmt experience . Merchandising experience
. Purchasing experience . Promotions experience . Marketing experience
 
Compensation:  
Low to mid forties, with unlimited bonus potential
 
Contact:   
JoLynn Lokey
TBCVB
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2100
Tampa, FL 33602
813-342-4089 (phone)
800-826-8358 (alt. phone)
813-218-3339 (fax)jlokey@VisitTampaBay.com
http://VisitTampaBay.com

37. Marketing Coordinator; Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association;
Leesburg, VA

Primary role will be to support the marketing team in the implementation
of the marketing and business plan. Will report directly to the Director
of Marketing. Will complete assignments relative to the development,
implementation, and management of LCVA's marketing tools including
collateral, advertising, electronic marketing, and other projects.
 
Qualifications:    
College degree, excellent written and oral communication skills,
computer proficiency, and a motivated self-starter.
 
Compensation:  
Low 30s and excellent benefits package
 
Contact:   
Gregory Harp
Director of Program Operations
222 Catoctin Circle, SE
Suite 100
Leesburg, VA 20175
703-771-4973 (fax)harp@visitloudoun.org
http://www.VisitLoudoun.org/lcva/about/jobs

38. Director of Convention Services; Savannah Convention & Visitors
Bureau; Savannah, GA

Responsibilities:  
Responsible for organizing, coordinating and directing all operations,
programs and personnel required for servicing conventions and trade
shows, as well other support.
 
Qualifications:    
.Four to ten years experience in convention services, event planning, or
hospitality industry. Hotel background a plus. . Excellent
communication, management, and organizational skills. . Creative and
detailed-oriented. . Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, Adobe
Writer, Passkey or other housing program, CVB and Outlook. . Willing to
work specified weekends and evenings. . Salary will reflect years of
experience
 
Compensation:  
Compensation based on experience.
 
Contact:   
Bill McKay
Savannah CVB
101 E. Bay street
Savannah, GA 31401
912-644-6424 (phone)
912-644-6499 (fax)bmckay@savannahvisit.com
http://www.savannahvisit.com

39. Convention Sales Consultant; Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau;
Plano, TX

The Plano CVB is seeking an individual with excellent sales ability and
outstanding oral and written communication skills to solicit and book
group meetings in the Social, Military, Education, Religious Fraternal
and Government markets.

pplicants should be self starters, able to accomplish annual sales
quotas, travel and have a working knowledge of methods and procedures
used in the solicitation of conventions and meetings. Candidates must
have a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years minimum related experience.
Pervious CVB experienced preferred.
 
Compensation:   Starting Range: $43,358 to $50,006 (DOE).
 
Contact:    Delores Murray, Human Resources
City of Plano
P.O. Box 860358
Plano, TX 75086
972-422-7115 (phone)
972-422-0296 (alt. phone)markth@plano.gov

40. Associate Vice President – Tourism Development; NYC & Company; New
York, NY

Responsibilities:  
Market and sell New York City as a premier/competitive world class
leisure/incentive travel destination to targeted market segments. Brand
marketing and niche market development for the NYC tourism products and
programs.
 
Qualifications:    
7-10 years travel industry experience with strong record of progressive
marketing, integration and collaboration. Knowledge of tourism PR, niche
market development, tradeshow marketing and partnership development are
requirements. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills. Bachelors
degree required. Multi-lingual skills an advantage. Travel required
approximately 30% of the year.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate to responsibilities and professional experience.
 
Contact:   
Toronda Miller
NYC & Company
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
212/484-1267 (phone)
212/397-1931 (fax)hr@nycvisit.com
http://www.nycvisit.com

41. Director of Latin America-starting 7/01/07; VISIT FLORIDA;
Tallahassee, FL

Position requires managing contractors with field offices overseas.

The ideal candidate would possess a four year degree in sales,
marketing, public relations, business administration or related field. A
minimum of five years experience within the tourism industry, knowledge
of the Latin America and Florida tourism industry. Requirements include:
exceptional written and oral communication skills in both English and
Spanish, proficiency with MS Office. Ability to speak and write
Portuguese preferred. This is a home based position and requires travel.

Human Resources
VISIT FLORIDA
P.O. Box 1100
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1100
850-488-5607 (phone)
850-224-9783 (fax)HR@VISITFLORIDA.org
http://www.VISITFLORIDA.org

42. President; Charleston WV Convention & Visitors Bureau; Charleston,
WV

This highly motivated individual will lead the Charleston Convention
Bureau in the effort to promote the city/county as a destination for
meetings, visitors, and tour groups.
 
Qualifications:    
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of five years experience in managing a
CVB of similar size, or larger, preferred. Knowledge of meetings and
tourism industry essential. Previous experience with budget management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
Compensation:  
Compensation commensurate with experience. Mail or fax resume & cover
letter by March 15, 2007

Contact:   
Search Committee
Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau
200 Civic Center Drive
Charleston, WV 25301
304.344.5075 (phone)
800.733.5469 (alt. phone)
304.344.1241 (fax)judyw@charlestonwv.com

43. Assistant Director; Harrison County (IN) CVB; Corydon, IN

The Assistant Director of the Harrison Co. CVB will be the chief brand
officer. Staff mgt., budget development, coordinate marketing, sales, &
vis. services; assists in development and implementation of business &
strategic plans.
 
Qualifications:    
Four-year degree. Bus., mkt., comm, tourism and related degrees pref. 5
years minimum management/supervisory experience in tourism ind. or mkt.;
3 years min. mgt. exp. at destination marketing organization pref.
 
Compensation:  
Commensurate with experience; min. $40,000 health, other benefits.
E-mail for complete position description.
 
Contact:   
Jim Epperson
Harrison County (IN) CVB
310 N. Elm St.
Corydon, IN 47112
812-738-6617 (phone)jepperson@thisisIndiana.org
http://thisisIndiana.org

44. Manager, Exhibition and Sponsorship; American Dental Association;
Chicago, IL

A focused mind coupled with strong teamwork can reap amazing results.
Just ask anyone at the American Dental Association. The commitment of
our people has made us one of only nine organizations to earn a rating
of Remarkable in the American Society of Association Executive's
(ASAE)/Center for Association Leadership study, Measures of Success.
It's a rating we're very proud of, and one we know will only improve
with you on our team because it is efforts like yours that make us
great.

The position's main responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
generating 20% of the American Dental Association's non-dues revenue
through exhibit space sales, corporate relations, and
sponsorship/advertising sales; the development, management/production
and marketing of ADA's marketplace exhibition; the development of
sponsorship and advertising programs related to Annual Session;
identifying trends and developing new and innovative programs which will
provide funding for key Annual Session and association initiatives;
administering and providing direction to CAS Members, dental trade
associations, and the ADA Exhibitor Advisory Committee and ensuring that
the Annual Session maintains its status as the premier dental meeting.

To qualify, you must possess a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 10
years related industry experience with a minimum of 5 years
responsibility for the overall management or production of a major trade
exhibition, preferably a dental or medical exhibition. This position
also requires a consultative approach to sales including the development
and maintenance of industry relationships; excellent customer service
and follow-up skills; experience managing a tradeshow budget; ability to
negotiate pricing and vendor services; strong organizational, creative
writing, analytical, multi-tasking and problem solving skills; knowledge
of trends and technologies in the meeting and exhibition industry;
proficiency in MS Word and Excel; a thorough understanding of tradeshow
and meeting production timelines and the ability to meet those
established deadlines. Moderate business travel is required.

Highly desirable skills include: knowledge of medical/dental equipment
(helpful in assigning exhibitors exhibit space); ability to utilize
CAD/CAM exhibition management software; active involvement in
convention/exhibition membership organizations such as IAEM or PCMA, and
certification by one of these organizations is a plus.

Please send resume and salary requirements to: The American Dental
Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Dept. BA#6049, Chicago, IL 60611.
E-mail: jobs@ada.org. We offer an excellent location, competitive salary
and benefit plan. EOEwww.ada.org/goto/jobs

45. Travel Purchasing Manager; Excellence In Motivation; Dayton, OH

To work with Account Executives, internal management, Client
Solutions/New Product Development and Travel to develop creative,
attractive, logistically sound and competitively priced proposals.
Initiates and supports beneficial relationships with suppliers.
Maintains and disseminates destination information used for up selling
and information purposes while securing the most beneficial gross
profits for Excellence In Motivation.
 
Responsibilities  
-Research and remain current on assigned area of destination focus
-Meets with AE and additional appropriate personnel to obtain the
program guidelines, client objectives and needs for presentations
-Responsible for developing budget including negotiation with vendors,
costings and internal reporting to ensure the best value and competitive
edge for the client and EIM
-Responsible for the development of proposals to include securing
accommodations and services in conjunction with client travel program
solutions (i.e., hotels, DMCs, etc.)
-Prepares LOI/LOA outlining program costs, deposits, contractual
obligations for client approval
-Review, negotiate and revise all vendor contracts prior to sending to
the appropriate signing authority ensuring EIM's requirements, clients
needs and budget parameters are satisfied
-Establish and maintain rapport with key suppliers to assure quality and
profitability
-Assist in client presentations
-Develop creative and unique solutions that will offer special
opportunities within budgets established
-Negotiate with suppliers for services required to complete preliminary
site inspection trips
-Final check and review of travel proposal/executive summary to ensure
accuracy of program content with program budget prior to sending to
Sales Executive.
-Organizes file content for smooth transition into operations area
including preparation of a Contact Sheet for each program
-Sets up meeting and meets with assigned Operations Manager for file
turnover.
-Handle special VIP requests
-Attend trade shows when and where necessary. Acts as liaison between
AE, client, suppliers and internal departments until program is assigned
to a Travel Account Manager
-Arranges, negotiates, prepares and attends client meetings
-Performs other company related duties as needed
 
Required Qualification     
-Strong comprehension of legal terms and conditions as they apply to
vendor contracts
-Excellent verbal and written communications/negotiation skills
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel and Word skills
-Aptitude for research utilizing internet and industry publications
-Track market conditions, price trends and future incentive travel
destinations
-Ability to exceed timeline expectations – minimal expectancy is to meet
deadlines
-Prepare accurate data, maintaining accuracy through multiple changes in
programs
-Ability to remain organized and professional in a very busy environment
-Ability to multitask and prioritize
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
suppliers, supervisors and co-workers
-Represents the Company in a positive manner to enhance the Company's
image with associates, clients, suppliers and the general public
-Ability to meet attendance standards, travel and work overtime as
needed
-Ability and experience to research client solutions unfamiliar to self
and/or Account Executives for prospective meetings or incentive programs
-Ability to screen and identify new service providers
-Excellent presentation skills
-Demonstrates proficiency with details and numbers
-Prior international destination experience preferred
-Prior experience in travel, incentive or hospitality related field
preferred
-Must be willing to relocate to Dayton, Ohio
 
Education      
College Degree or equivalent six (6) years combination of education and
experience

Send resume and salary expectations to:

HR Manager
Excellence In Motivation
6 North Main, Suite 370
Dayton, OH 45402
Fax: 937-222-0405
Email: careers@eim-inc.com
Website: http://www.eim-inc.com

EOE/M/F/H/V

46. Manager, Meetings & Events; Impact Unlimited, Inc.; Dayton, NJ

Impact Unlimited is a global creative company that provides event,
exhibit, and meeting solutions for Fortune 1000 clients. We are seeking
a Manager of Meetings and Events with experience managing and delivering
small and large special events, conferences, convention housing, and
Pharmaceutical-specific meetings at both domestic and international
congresses.

Responsibilities include development of proposals and pricing, support
for client presentations, and oversight of direct departmental
implementation of projects and programs with the ultimate goal of
delivering client satisfaction. Responsibilities also include full
financial, business and P&L performance for the department.

Candidates should possess strong customer relationship skills, extensive
meeting industry experience and the ability to direct, supervise and
motivate an excellent team. Candidates must also be able to work
collaboratively with other in-house creative and production departments,
as well as outsourced vendor services.
In addition, they must be able to meet tight deadlines, work well under
pressure, and be available for some travel. Experience with web-based
housing and registration systems is a plus.
 
Education      
Bachelors Degree Preferred

Please submit resume and salary requirements in confidence to:

Dept. M
IMPACT UNLIMITED, INC.
P.O. Box 558
Dayton, NJ 08810
Fax 732-274-2541hr@impactunlimited.com

47. Coordinator, Membership and Registration; NATPE; Los Angeles, CA

NATPE is a global, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation,
development and distribution of televised programming. The association
develops and nurtures opportunities for buying, selling and sharing of
content and ideas. The NATPE annual conference is recognized as a key
media event with an attendance of over 7,000, and is the only American
program market serving the worldwide television community. We are
currently seeking an experienced individual to join our team on the
Miracle Mile in Los Angeles.

The Coordinator of Membership and Registration oversees all conference
registrations, working with domestic and international attendees and
exhibitors. The position also is responsible for maintaining all
membership files and developing the association's program to attract new
members as well as handle customer service for existing members.
 
Responsibilities   
-Works with third-party registration vendor to oversee all aspects of
pre-event registration.
-Assists registration vendor in developing on-site logistics including
on-site staffing and training.
-Direct responsibility for all registration customer calls and emails
from domestic and international clients both pre-event and on-site.
-Works with Conference team to ensure quality customer service and
smooth execution of all event registration processes.
-Utilizes custom database, processes membership dues and provides
reports, as required.
-Administers membership program to attract new members and retain
existing members.
-Receives all calls and emails related to membership.
-Oversees annual membership retention mailing.
-Develops, prints and coordinates dues collection materials.
 
Required Qualification     
-Experience in a similar role with a minimum of two years experience
-Familiarity with Microsoft Office software programs
-Must be organized and willing to work independently as well as part of
a team
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment juggling multiple
projects/priorities
-Travel to annual event required.
-Bilingual Spanish/English a plus, but not required.

Send resume to linda@natpe.org.

48. Account Manager; The Meeting Manager; Irvine, CA

The Meeting Manager is seeking a full-time Account Manager for their
Orange County office. The Account Manager provides ongoing proposal
development and customer service with intense client interaction, to
ensure the successful closure of a sales contract. The ideal candidate
must have a minimum of 2 years of previous experience within the
industry; possess strong communication and computer skills; be capable
of generating creative and innovative proposals; possess effective
organizational and time-management skills; work well in a team
environment; and have a complete working knowledge of the surrounding
area.

The Meeting Manager offers a competitive compensation package.

Starting Salary: $35,000, pending level of experience

Benefits include: Health, vacation, and 401k

Please email resume to th@mmgr.com

49. Manager, Corporate Meetings and Events; Cardinal Health; San Diego,
CA

As the Manager, Corporate Meetings and Events for the CTS segment, this
position will successfully plan and execute all meetings and corporate
events with host business unit groups. This role works closely with
business unit partners and the Director of Corporate Events to develop
strategy and objectives for meetings and corporate events, and then
manages on-site activities and program parameters through to final
reconciliation. This position also provides direction and adherence to
corporate policy and brand initiative while promoting cost-effective
solutions.
 
Responsibilities   
-Managing budgets and exercising independent judgment and initiative to
accomplish objectives within project constraints;
-Managing contracts with outside vendors and implement all details of
meeting and events and provide logistics support for these programs.
(Includes managing and organizing travel accommodations, maintaining
online database (Plan2Attend), management of Event Specialist roles and
responsibilities.
-Managing vendors and contractors and coordinating internal teams to
develop and deliver programs;
-Manage the Specialists on the Meetings and Events team;
-Manage and coordinate onsite logistics to ensure successful events for
corporate events such as customer dinners, focus groups, technology
summits, hospitality rooms, VIP tours for events, etc
-Identify new solutions and ROI initiatives to execute meeting and event
planning more effectively;
-Communicate project status with business unit owners;
-Communicate a calendar of events for coordination with other Cardinal
Health companies and collaborate with Cardinal Health peers.
 
Required Qualification     
-Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field is required; CMP or
equivalent desired
-Excellent project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple
projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
-Successful working knowledge of event planning and budgeting.
-High degree of independent judgment and discretion, and the ability to
work independently.
-Strong communications skills are essential.
-Must be customer centric and deal appropriately with confidential
information.
-Act as a Cardinal Health ambassador portraying professionalism at every
event and every interaction within all levels of the organization.
-Results oriented
-Ability to work effectively with all levels of management and have a
strong customer service orientation
-Strong organizational and negotiation skills (project management)
-Strong supervisory skills
-Overall computer literacy and proficiency with MS Office suite (Excel
proficiency a must) and Internet navigation
 
Education      
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field is required; CMP or
equivalent desired

Please email resumes to Joyce.Glady@cardinal.com

50. Manager, Exhibits & Meeting Services; American Academy of
Pediatrics; Elk Grove Village, IL

The Division of Convention and Meeting Services at the nation's leading
advocacy organization for children is seeking a leader with exhibits
experience in addition to a meetings background who can demonstrate
proof of success throughout their career.

Reporting to the Director, Division of Convention and Meeting Services,
this individual will supervise an Exhibits Coordinator and Assistant
while managing all aspects of national and regional exhibitions, as well
as, manage the educational activities for all meetings assigned,
including solicitation and negotiation of contracts for hotels and other
applicable suppliers.

Qualified candidates will have negotiation, exhibit, meeting management,
and budget management background, a Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent
exhibit and meeting management experience (professional certification
preferred), 7 years related experience and supervisory experience
required, and exquisite communication, interpersonal, PC, and
organizational skills necessary. Travel and weekend work required.

The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a
comprehensive benefits package. Additionally, we are an Equal
Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) that values the strength diversity brings
to our workplace. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, in
2005 & 2006 the AAP was named one of the 101 Best and Brightest
Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Interested candidates
should submit their resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

American Academy of Pediatrics ATTN: HR/AF/095 141 Northwest Point Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Fax# 847-228-5099 or E-mail: resumes@aap.org http://www.aap.org EOE

NOTES:  Local Residents Preferred (No Relo)

51. Manager, Meetings Services; U.S. Pharmacopeia; Rockville, MD
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2506093&keywords=&ref=1

52. Director of Conferences; Leading Professional Association;
Washington, DC
http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2504470&keywords=&ref=1

53. Conference / Meeting Planner; VPPA; Tysons Corner, VA

Small, nat'l safety & health nonprofit (Tysons Corner area) seeks a hard
working, motivated, resourceful & experienced event planner. Excel't
organizational, interpersonal & writing skills a must. Excel't benefits.
Visit http://www.vpppa.orgfor more info. No phone calls please.

54. Catering Chef; Wolf Trap Foundation; Vienna, VA

Job Summary: The Catering Chef assist the Foundation's Executive Chef
and the Food and Beverage Department with food production and complete
event detail for all special events, in-house meetings, vending and
Encore Circle Lounge catering.

Qualifications: Two (2) or more years of previous food preparation
experience and Food Manager Certification required. Experience preferred
in all aspects of catering food service and production. Willing to work
flexible/long hours, occasional weekends, and holidays. Able to lift
heavy loads. Must have a professional attitude, courteous manner and
understand the proper protocol when addressing and interacting with
Foundation officers, staff, Board of Directors and donors. Must have
exceptional organizational skills and be extremely detail oriented; also
must have strong initiative and energy to get the job done and work well
with little to no supervision. Sensitivity and commitment to the mission
of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts

To apply for this position, send a cover letter, resume and desired
salary to:

Wolf Trap Foundation
Attn: Human Resources
Re: Catering Chef
1645 Trap Road, Vienna VA 22182
E-mail: hr@wolftrap.org
Fax: 703-255-4001
Web site:
http://www.wolftrap.org

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is an equal opportunity
employer. All eligible candidates will be considered without regard to
race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin,
disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

55. Event Planner; SAIC; McLean, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23165806&jobSummaryIndex=72&agentID=

56. Director Of Catering; Sheraton Reston Hotel; Reston, VA

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, one of the nation's largest independent
hospitality management companies, is looking for a motivated Director of
Catering for the Sheraton Reston, which features 301 luxurious
guestrooms, over 20,000 square feet of meeting space and a prime
location for corporate and social catering functions. Compensation
package includes a sign up bonus, competitive salary and an aggressive
quarterly and annual bonus programs and complete benefits including
health, dental, disability, life, and 401K. This is a great CAREER
opportunity for growth and development in a rapidly growing company.
Must have 5-7 years progressive and successful hotel catering
experience.

11810 Sunrise Valley Dr.
Reston, VA 20191
Fax your resume to 703-262-5920
Email bmcmahon@sheratonreston.com

57. Sales Manager; One Washington Circle Hotel; Washington, DC

Contemporary boutique style hotel is looking for a Sales Manager & Front
Desk Agent. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Experienced
person should fax or email their resumes to: Human Resources, One
Washington Circle Hotel, 1 Washington Circle, NW, Wash, DC 20037; FAX
202-785-6642

58. Director Of Front Office;   FAIRFAX HILTON GARDEN INN; Fairfax, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23182241&jobSummaryIndex=6&agentID=

59. Director Of Catering; Private country club; Washington, DC

Private country club is seeking a self-motivated, detail oriented
individual with strong communication skills to supervise and assist with
the sales and implementation of club functions. Minimum of 2 years
previous Catering Sales/Banquet Manager experience required. A candidate
with knowledge and experience with the JONAS business system is
preferred. This is a full-time position and must be able to work a
flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Competitive salary
commensurate with quality of previous work experience. No phone calls,
please e-mail of fax resumes to: Patrick Woolley, GM/COO. pwoolley@ccwoodmore.com or Fax 301-249-3689.

60. Sales Manager; LLI Enterprises Inc.; Springfield, VA
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23182281&jobSummaryIndex=10&agentID=

61. Catering Sales Manager; CATERING BY WINDOWS; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23181531&jobSummaryIndex=11&agentID=

62. Franchise Sales Director;   Choice Hotels International; Silver
Spring, MD
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23174061&jobSummaryIndex=16&agentID=

63. Sales Account Manager; Residence Inn by Marriott; Washington, DC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23170291&jobSummaryIndex=18&agentID=

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