Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 11 June 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)

11 June 2007

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

1. Events Assistant; Allured Publishing Corp.; Carol Stream, IL

2. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates; Schaumburg, IL

3. David Williams Internship; Jerome Schottenstein Center; Columbus, OH

4. President; The Convention Industry Council (CIC); Washington, DC

5. Trade Show Manager; DIRECTV; El Segundo, CA

6. Manager, Meeting Services; Washington Convention Center Authority;

Washington, DC

7. Meetings Intern; American Association of Diabetes Educators; Chicago,

IL

8. Educational Meetings Assistant; American College of Emergency

Physicians; Irving, TX

9. Meeting Planner; O'Melveny & Myers LLP; San Francisco, CA

10. Vice President Sales; Best Of Boston; Waltham, MA

11. Conference Sales and Marketing Associate; University Center;

Chicago, IL

12. Global Director of Conferences & Events; Alert Global Media; Miami,

FL

13. Assistant DOC; Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie; Grand Prairie, TX

14. Travel Account Manager; Excellence In Motivation; Dayton, OH

15. COORDINATOR, TRAINING SITE LOGISTICS; BICSI; Tampa, FL

16. Business Development Manager; Get U.S.; Orlando, FL

17. Call Center Agent; Par Avion Meetings & Conventions; Los Angeles, CA

18. Manager of Hospitality Services; Human Rights Campaign; Washington,

DC

19. Strategic Events Manager; CLMA; Wayne, PA

20. Manager, Operations; BIO; Washington, DC

21. Remote National Sales Manager; The Walt Disney Company; Flexible,

United States

22. Meetings and Exhibits Manager; Olympus, Inc.; Center Valley, PA

23. New Business Development Associate; TBA Global, LLC; New York, NY

24. Operations Manager; TBA Global, LLC; Miami, FL

25. Account Executive; TBA Global, LLC; Miami, FL

26. Corporate Events Contractor; Sprint; Overland Park, KS

27. Corporate Events Manager/Contractor; Sprint; Reston, VA

28. Meeting and Event Planner; Humana Inc.; Louisville, KY

29. Manager of Summer Programs and Conference Services; Washington

University in St. Louis; St. Louis, MO

30. Director, Conferences; Urban Land Institute; Washington, DC

31. Meetings Manager; Federal Bar Association; Arlington, VA

32. Director of Conventions and Meetings; National Community Pharmacists

Association; Alexandria, VA

33. Director of Sales; Grand Bohemian Hotel; Orlando, FL

34. Director of Sales; Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention

Center; Branson, MO

35. Sales and Marketing Operations Coordinator; E-proDirect /

MeetingMart; Boca Raton, FL

36. Catering Conference Services; GSI; Washington, DC

37. Associate Director of Operations and Event Services; George Mason

University; Fairfax, VA

38. Sales Manager; THE HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN; 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.

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1. Events Assistant; Allured Publishing Corp.; Carol Stream, IL

The primary responsibility of the Events Assistant is to coordinate

meeting planning functions for Face & Body Magazine. In addition, this

position maintains attendee inquiries, speaker kits, CEU certification,

contract data entry and general departmental administrative support.

Contact: Jennifer Schneider

Fax: 630-653-2192

jschneider@allured.com

2. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates; Schaumburg, IL

Growing Medical Association Management firm seeks motivated and

enthusiastic individual to join its meetings department. Full meeting

management responsibilities, from inception to completion, for several

conferences annually. Duties include site selection, budgeting,

promotion, logistics, selection and negotiation with vendors, event

planning, registration, trade show logistics and management, cost

control, and billing reconciliation. We are looking for a creative

professional with proven experience planning meetings and events,

managing multiple projects, and interacting with senior management.

Minimum requirements include Bachelor's degree or equivalent work

experience and 5+ years experience planning meetings and events in the

Travel & Meeting Industry and/or Hospitality and Conference Industry.

CMP preferred. Must be able to multi-task, be detail oriented, have

strong organizational, project management, and customer relation skills.

Travel Required. We offer competitive salary and benefits package.

Send resume and MUST send salary requirements to Ann Marie Bray, CMP

LES, Director of Meetings, WJ Weiser & Associates, 1111 N. Plaza Drive,

Suite 550, Schaumburg, IL 60173 or email to annmarie@wjweiser.com.

3. David Williams Internship; Jerome Schottenstein Center; Columbus, OH

The Jerome Schottenstein Center, a 20,000-seat state of the art, sports

and entertainment complex located on the campus of The Ohio State

University, is seeking a qualified individual for their David Williams

II Internship Program. The Center plays host to a variety of cultural,

sporting and entertainment events in addition to being the home of

Buckeye basketball and ice hockey. Responsibilities include assisting

in the overall planning, management and coordination of events. This

position also assists with parking operations, guest services, meeting

room events, and guest surveys. The selected candidate will work with

all departments in the facility including business, operations,

marketing, etc. Candidate should possess a minimum of one year

experience in the management / coordination of entertainment, sports or

special events preferably in an arena/facility setting. Must have

experience interacting with clients and guests in an efficient and

effective manner. Candidate should be seeking a career in facility

management. Must show ability to work independently and in a team

environment. Excellent computer skills – word, excel, etc. Must be

highly organized, possess demonstrated attention to detail, ability to

multitask, and excellent written & interpersonal skills. Prefer

candidate be near completion of a graduate degree in sport / facility

management or related field and requires internship experience to

complete degree requirements. Monthly stipend is $1600. Position

requires 40+ hours per week including extended hours on nights, weekends

and holidays when necessary. Nine-month position beginning in either

August or September. Qualified minorities are encouraged to apply.

Send resume, cover letter and references to Kim Heaton, Human Resource

Manager, Jerome Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Drive, Columbus, OH

43210 heaton.19@osu.edu. Deadline is June 15, 2007 or until filled.

4. President; The Convention Industry Council (CIC); Washington, DC

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has an immediate opening for the

position of President and CEO. The CIC is a 32 member society that

represents more than 105,000 individuals and more than 17,300 firms and

properties involved in the meetings, conventions and exhibitions

industry. The CIC's principal activities are the administration of the

Certified Meeting Professional certification program, the development of

the Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX), research and education, and the

semi-annual Hall of Leaders awards gala. You may learn more about the

society by visiting http://www.conventionindustry.org/. The CIC is

client of Management Options, Inc. (MOI) and the successful candidate

will be an employee of MOI, and will hold the title of Vice President as

well as the position and title outlined with CIC.

The CIC President's primary responsibility is managing the successful

development and implementation of APEX, industry research and education,

oversight of the CMP program and assisting in achieving program goals,

and the continued development and promotion of the Hall of Leaders gala

and the physical hall of fame. The CIC President will manage Board of

Director relations and is responsible for the administration of the

society. Similarly, the CIC President is responsible for the

coordination of MOI staff serving CIC and the interaction of staff with

volunteers, sponsors, associates, and vendors.

The successful applicant will:

* Have outstanding time and personnel management skills.

* Be able to prioritize and maintain focus by adhering to agreed

upon strategies and goals.

* Be extremely well connected in the hotel, meetings, conventions,

and/or exhibitions industry.

* Have at least 7 years of business management experience in for or

not-for profit sectors.

* Have excellent project management skills.

* Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

* Be diplomatic, patient and have a good sense of humor.

* Fundraise with an attitude that a “no” answer is merely the

opening offer.

* Be a Certified Association Executive (CAE).

Management Options, Inc. is a full service association management

company (AMC) headquartered in Washington, DC. Our diverse staff and

skills permit MOI to offer a greater range of services than traditional

AMC's. Our clients include non-profit organizations, multi-national

corporations, and governments. The Vice President that serves as the

CIC President will have a wide range of highly skilled staff to support

the mission and goals of the Convention Industry Council. Our

compensation package for this position includes:

* Salary commensurate with experience

* Annual Bonus

* 18-24 days of unspecified leave (vacation/sick leave)

* 401(k)

* PPO health benefits

* In-building parking

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Jason Clawson,

President of Management Options, Inc., 1620 I Street, NW, 6th Floor,

Washington, DC 20006, or by e-mail to jason@moinc.com.

5. Trade Show Manager; DIRECTV; El Segundo, CA

DIRECTV has provided a superior alternative to cable since 1994 – we

offer digital satellite television entertainment delivered to homes,

airports, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, offices, airplanes,

automobiles – and to portable electronics. We offer exclusive

programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKETT and even produce our own

entertainment programming such as Massive Gaming League and Project

MyWorld. Thanks to the abilities and innovative thinking of our

workforce of more than 6,000 employees, we're staying competitive in a

rapidly changing industry. Currently we are seeking a Manager, Trade

Shows for our El Segundo, CA office. This individual will be

responsible for the following:

* Manage, organize and plan the logistics for DIRECTV supported

external trade shows.

* Work with internal business partners to define the appropriate

booth size and manage the details and logistics for shipment of exhibit

properties.

* Manage relationship with DIRECTV exhibit house. This individuall

will be the point person for all live feed that support Corporate Events

and Trade Shows.

* Job function includes but is not limited to: Booking booth space,

working with equipment vendors, working with the creative team to

produce booth graphics, coordinating with audio visual and live feed

vendors.

* Duties also include creating and maintaining event budgets,

preparing event timelines, coordination of product placement based on

approved initiatives, completing exhibit space components and floor

plans.

* In addition, manage the production of collateral materials and

ordering of company premium items.

Qualifications:

* Four year college degree, a degree in Business, Marketing or

Communications is preferred.

* Experience must include a minimum of (8) years of trade show or

event planning. Convention services, exhibit services is required and

experience in the hospitality industry is a plus.

* Strong PC skills with software experience in Microsoft Word, Excel

is required.

* Fairly extensive use of a PC and ability to create speadsheets to

track event data is a must.

* Must have an extensive background in trade show management, booth

design, creative and company brand policies, technical background with

live television feeds and an understanding of satellite technology.

* An entertainment company background and a marketing background is

preferred. The candidate must be able to execute on company goals and

objectives. Candidate must be able to negotiate sponsorship

opportunities at company supported trade shows.

* Must be extremely detail oriented, organized and be able to juggle

multiple projects at one time. Must be able to think creatively. Must

be professional and communicate effectively with outside vendors and

company management.

* Needs to possess a cooperative personality for a fast-paced

deadline driven environment. Flexibility is a must in a constantly

changing environment.

* Required overnight travel, ability to work extended hours and

weekends.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at

http://www.directv.com/careers, and refer to job number 700078.

6. Manager, Meeting Services; Washington Convention Center Authority;

Washington, DC

The Washington Convention Center Authority (WCCA) is seeking a Manager

of Meeting Services, who has primary responsibility for all meeting

space set-up services for the WCCA, twenty-four hours a day, seven days

a week. The incumbent supervises and coordinates workload for

department staff directly related to set-up activities. The Manager is

responsible for the development and implementation of operational

policies and procedures designed to promote efficiency and quality of

service including labor scheduling, technical on-the-job training and

interdepartmental coordination.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree, 5+ years of

experience in a comparable position in a convention center or hotel, and

3-5 years of supervisory/managerial experience. The ability to work a

flexible schedule including days, evenings, nights, weekends and

holidays is needed.

To apply, please send your resume to careers@dcconvention.com.

The Washington Convention Center is an equal opportunity employer.

7. Meetings Intern; American Association of Diabetes Educators; Chicago,

IL

AADE is looking for an intern to assist the Meeting Services Department

for the summer, up to and including the Annual Meeting. Additional

employment beyond the Annual Meeting is negotiable.

Position will support Meetings Manager and Senior Meetings Coordinator

and travel to the Annual Meeting. Candidates must be in a Hospitality

Management program and be able to travel from July 29 – August 4, 2007.

Candidate must be detailed oriented and able to work independently.

Excellent interpersonal skills required. Candidate must have knowledge

of event logistics and will report directly to Meetings Manager and

Senior Meetings Coordinator.

Duties include:

* Registration assistance, including exception processing,

responding to daily special email and phone requests, handling of VIP

registrations, and generating and updating of registration reports.

* Housing assistance, including updating housing documentation,

responding to daily special email and phone requests, generating and

updating housing reports.

* Assistance with exhibitor and sponsor correspondence.

* Compiling information for, and coordinating the creation of onsite

staff manual.

* Sign and supply inventory.

Position will pay all travel related and meal expenses onsite, as well

as salary pre- and post-show.

Excellent opportunity for students exploring a career in meeting/event

planning industry.

To apply please provide a resume including all event experience and at

least three (3) references, one of which must be current

professor/advisor. Send resume and cover letter to rscoville@aadenet.org

8. Educational Meetings Assistant; American College of Emergency

Physicians; Irving, TX

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is a non-profit

medical specialty society headquartered in Dallas, Texas that represents

over 24,000 emergency physicians. We offer competitive salary, paid

insurance plans, flextime, retirement plan and more. We are an equal

opportunity employer offering a tobacco free work environment.

This position assists in the program development of ACEP¿s educational

meetings. Other responsibilities include editing course descriptions and

objectives; scheduling courses; faculty selection and developing the

database of meeting information; develop faculty contracts, educational

program schedule, and faculty schedule; draft committee meeting minutes;

coordinate the faculty database system; and track receipt of course

proposals.

Qualifications include a high school diploma; five years of

administrative experience including working under pressure with multiple

priorities, projects and deadlines; excellent proofreading and

communication/persuasion skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word and

Excel, accurate typing at 45 wpm, ability to travel occasionally, if

needed, and the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Education

High school diploma

Forward your resume and salary requirements/history to: HR Manager, PO

Box 619911, Dallas TX 75261-9911, FAX: (972) 550-9207; e-mail

employment@acep.org.

9. Meeting Planner; O'Melveny & Myers LLP; San Francisco, CA

O' Melveny & Myers LLP, with more than 1,000 lawyers in 13 offices

worldwide, helps industry leaders across a broad array of sectors manage

the complex challenges of succeeding in the global economy. We are a

values-driven law firm, guided by the principles of excellence,

leadership, and citizenship. Our commitment to these values is reflected

in our dedication to improving access to justice through pro bono work

and championing initiatives that increase the diversity of the legal

profession.

We have an immediate need for a Meeting Planner in our San Francisco

office.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the Firm's

various meetings and retreats. Responsibilities include establishing,

working within and tracking budgets for various meetings, post meeting

budget reconciliation; managing data in LENOS database program and Excel

to create audience lists, track data including hotel rooming lists,

registration lists, pre-meeting reminders and telephone campaigns; and

building and maintaining the online meeting calendar. This person will

be responsible for overseeing registration web site design. In addition,

responsibilities will include program and content development.

Requirements:

Candidates will need to have 7-10 years of corporate meeting planning

experience. Must exercise independent judgment. Technical skills are

imperative, therefore, candidates must have advanced Excel skills along

with Word and PowerPoint. Candidates knowing LENOS and web design are

preferred. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication

skills. Successful candidates must be customer-service oriented,

technically savvy, organized, and able to work in a fast-paced team

environment. Must be able to travel and work weekends.

Education

Bachelor's degree is required.

The firm offers an excellent salary and benefits package. For

consideration, please submit your resume to: HR@omm.com; Visit us at:

http://www.omm.com. Response will be given to candidates who closely

meet our qualifications. No telephone inquiries, please. EOE M/F/D/V.

10. Vice President Sales; Best Of Boston; Waltham, MA

Seize a unique senior management opportunity with the premier New

England events planning company ranked Number One for six years! As Vice

President of Sales you will be responsible for overall management of

sales of products and services, ensuring revenue, profitability and

quality goals are met. Best of Boston specializes in Destination

Management Services as well as the design and production of special

events, tour programs, around-town transportation, entertainment and

other convention services. It is a business built on relationships.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Events, you will lead and

manage sales team in achievement of sales goals, manage client

relationships, and ensure effective DMC industry and community

relationships. You will be working in an energetic, fast-paced team

environment where excellence is the norm.

Responsibilities

– Develop and manage a strong sales organization

– Direct and drive yearly sales plan and quarterly sales goals

– Maintain full working knowledge of BOB products and services

– Develop and actively engage in new business opportunities

– Ensure positive ongoing relationships with clients

– Develop and maintain strong working relationships with vendors

– Create, review and revise, as needed, all RFPs

– Have extensive working knowledge of all venue sites

– Lead generation, database management, and Master Project Status

management

– Ensure effective industry relations

Requirements

– 10+ years sales management experience, preferably in hospitality

industry

– Exceptional client service skills

– Strong professional leadership and organization skills

– Strong financial evaluation expertise

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Proven ability to manage competing priorities and multiple details

– Available to travel

– College degree preferred

– Proficient in MS Office, excel, writing, and research

If you meet these requirements please submit a resume to BostonCoach at

jobs_boston@bostoncoach.com.

11. Conference Sales and Marketing Associate; University Center;

Chicago, IL

The Conference Sales and Marketing Associate is responsible for

generating qualified leads, selling conference services, summer housing

accommodations, year round guest suites and the general marketing of

Conference Chicago.

Responsibilities

Identify qualified prospects and generate sales leads

1. Solicit (including cold calling on a regular basis) qualified

prospects to ensure advance bookings necessary for successful and

profitable operation of facility.

2. Follow-up via phone with direct mail recipients

3. Prepare accurate and thorough correspondence confirming meeting room

and housing specifications, charges/payments, and other correspondence

in timely manner.

4. Maintain consistent verbal and written communication with clients and

University Center staff.

5. Conduct facility tours/walk-through with prospective clients

6. Assist with sales strategies and personnel development.

7. Assist with action plans for account solicitation/confirmed

contracts.

8. Track new and returning business

9. Research and develop new opportunities to meet and exceed sales

goals.

10. Know the product, including meeting room set-ups, dining/catering

options, audio-visual requirements, guest rooms/suites and all other

available options and costs.

11. Aggressively sell the full range of conference services.

12. Other duties as assigned or required to meet the goals and

objectives of Conference Chicago.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

– Bachelor's degree plus two-four years of successful full-time

experience, at least some of which should be in a variety of marketing

areas such as research, promotion, conference/event planning, sales,

advertising, guest housing, public relations, or an equivalent

combination of education and experience.

– Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal

communication skills.

– Proficiency in related computer applications, including Microsoft

Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher).

– Ability to work evenings and/or weekend hours as needed.

– Ability to work and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.

– Commitment to customer service orientation.

– Appreciation for and commitment to diversity issues.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

– Previous experience in student housing, or conference center/hotel

sales.

– Previous experience closing sales, negotiating contracts, and

generating leads.

– Familiarity of catering sales or management.

– Familiarity with EMS event management database.

Please e-mail resumes to mcalderone@universitycenter.com

12. Global Director of Conferences & Events; Alert Global Media; Miami,

FL

Exciting opportunity for a Director of Conferences to lead the

conference business of a Miami-based, business-to-business conference,

training and publishing company. The parent company of this industry

leader is a global consulting firm serving major financial institutions.

You will be responsible for the P&L of established conferences in the

US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as live and web seminars.

You will take the reins of this dynamic, fast-growing business and lead

continued expansion both within and outside of the US. You are a

hands-on leader and experienced manager. You are the idea person AND the

get it done person in this entrepreneurial role.

Job highlights include:

-P&L responsibility for group of conferences and other events

-Soup-to-nuts conference producing

-Structuring conference agendas

-Recruiting top industry speakers

-Supervising an established event planning team

-Working with and providing guidance to an entrepreneurial team of

sales, sponsorship sales marketing and product professionals

Responsibilities

Financial

-Manage P&L for portfolio of group's conferences and events and launch

new conferences

-Work with staff and CFO in developing budgets for each event

-Appropriate management of budgetary funds within areas of authority

Strategic

-Conduct market assessments for new conferences

-Research and identify relevant professional development topics

-Develop strategy for growth and business development for conferences

-Leverage technology to extend value and increase revenue of events

-Maintain communication links to related associations/industry groups in

the regions of the conference as required

Operational

-Maintain quality in all aspects of the conferences and events and

ensure the educational needs of attendees are met and the image of AGM

is enhanced

-Manage conference staff and logistics

-Organize and attend planning committee meetings, composed of local

experts in the region of the conference or event

-Attend and oversee events on site

-Serve as moderator or otherwise participate as appropriate to ensure

quality in delivery of content

-Generate ideas for curriculum development

-Identify and recruit speakers, faculty and subject matter experts

-Set and monitor timetables for all key events occurring throughout the

conference organization and delivery process

-Develop and execute a publicity and marketing strategy for each event

in conjunction with marketing department

-Develop and execute a sales strategy for each event in conjunction with

sales department

-Work with staff to produce conference materials

Required Qualification

5-10 years experience (strategic conference planning)

4 Year Degree

Compensation: an attractive 6-figure salary including base, bonuses, and

benefits

PLEASE EMAIL RESUMES TO: lisam@macnet.net

13. Assistant DOC; Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie; Grand Prairie, TX

Position Description

Supervises the daily operations of the Group Sales & Catering planning

area to achieve customer satisfaction, quality service and standard

operating procedures. Plans group sales events during live horse racing

and also plans off season catered events that range from 20 – 10,000 and

insures proper execution. Meets and exceeds revenue expectations.

Responsibilities

Supervise catering/coordinator/group sales planning associates;

interview, hire, schedule, train, develop, empower, coach and counsel,

resolve problems, provide open communications.

Meet with the customers to review the Banquet Event Orders and, where

appropriate, Group Event Meetings weekly, to review any changes, issues

and/or problems to ensure delivery of a quality product.

Key Account Management: Maximizes current key accounts by identifying

and capturing those that offer revenue and repeat business.

Plans and implements an on-going developed territory and can create new

revenue and acquire valuable contacts.

Continually targets and prospects for new business through

telemarketing, individual creativity and innovation.

Yield Management: Utilizes yield management techniques by profitably

negotiating function space commitments in order to capture the business.

Develops strong customer relationships through frequent communication

and the use of professional, courteous and ethical interpersonal

interaction.

Capable of planning menus, working within budget guidelines, forecasting

and understanding food and beverage costs.

Promptly, follows-up on all customer needs and inquiries in an efficient

and expedient manner.

Time Management: Focuses on revenue-producing activity and maximizes

selling time by dedicating a minimum of 80% of work time on direct sales

efforts.

Required Qualification

Requires a working knowledge of banquet/catering food and beverage

service, policies or operations.

Requires knowledge of computer equipment.

Requires compiling facts and figures in accordance with established

procedures.

Communication skills required to provide information departmental

management and guests.

Experience: Must have at least 2-4 years experience in comparable and a

related position or other organizations. Flexible schedule, available to

work weekends and evenings as needed.

Education: High School, but less than a degree from a four (4) year

college will be considered.

Contact: dfeneziani@lonestarpark.com. Local candidates preferred. Fax

resume to 972.237.5108

14. Travel Account Manager; Excellence In Motivation; Dayton, OH

Position Description

To work with Account Executive and Travel Purchasing Department to

coordinate all aspects of travel programs (consisting of 2 – 4000

participants) with clients, internal departments and suppliers while

monitoring the pricing and final bill.

Responsibilities

-Provides consultation to Travel Purchasing and AE in proposal phase of

repeat programs

-Meets with the Travel Purchasing Manager or Travel Buyer and AE to

obtain the program guidelines and client objectives and needs

-Responsible for detail development of programs including but not

limited to all functions, activities and transportation.

-Reviews and manages hotel contracts and room blocks, DMC contracts with

attrition/deposit dates and reviews air blocks with transportation.

-Initiates and coordinates all appropriate communications with internal

departments to include operation schedule, supplier deposit schedule,

transportation/ TAA briefings, travel staff and travel staff briefing

notes

-Attends pre-program client meetings, as necessary

-Develops, prints and delivers all pre-travel communication pieces to

TAA after obtaining written approval from client.

-Prepares and attends site inspections where necessary.

-Actively works with Accounting to ensure accuracy of final billing

prior to presenting to client

-Responsible for developing the budget including negotiation with

vendors

-Responsible for the development of proposals to include securing goods

and services in conjunction with client program solutions (i.e., hotels,

DMCs, etc.)

-Builds costings and re-costings as necessary. Monitors and maintains

gross profit.

-Proofs and edits written program communications, such as website copy

and Program of Events.

-Obtains and delivers accurate reports to AE/Client/Vendor as required

to include rooming lists, arrivals, and departures, activity sign-ups,

etc.

-Attends on-site program operation to act as on-site operational leader

and liaison between AE, client, internal departments, suppliers and

Travel Directors during program operation.

-Perform other company related duties and activities as requested

Required Qualification

-Excellent phone/communication skills

-Proficient in Microsoft Office, with strong Excel and Word skills

-Prepare accurate data and maintaining accuracy through multiple changes

in programs

-Ability to remain organized and professional in a very busy environment

-Ability to be multitask oriented and prioritize

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with

supervisor and -coworkers

-Ability to meet attendance standards, travel and work overtime hours as

necessary

-Foreign language skills preferred, but not required.

-Ability to relocate to Dayton, OH

-Five years travel related experience

-Two plus years experience in travel account management/coordinator

position, or equivalent experience

-Prior International destination experience preferred

-Minimum educational requirement: Associate Degree or equivalent

combination of education and experience

Qualified candidates, please send resume and salary requirements to:

HR Manager

Excellence In Motivation

6 North Main, Suite 370

Dayton, OH 45402

Fax: 937-222-0405

Email: careers@eim-inc.com

EOE/M/F/H/V

15. COORDINATOR, TRAINING SITE LOGISTICS; BICSI; Tampa, FL

Position Description Responsible for coordination and support of

Department sponsored events (includes seminars, online seminars,

teleseminars and conferences). Works closely with Manager of PD&C

Operations providing administrative and clerical support necessary for

successful implementation and follow up of such events.

BICSI is a Tampa-based international non-profit member association for

the Information Transport Systems Industry/ Structured Cabling, serving

over 25,000 professionals who are responsible for the design,

installation, and maintenance of the cabling infrastructure found in

commercial buildings around the world.

BICSI is 50+ employees strong and offers comprehensive benefits that

start from the first day of employment, a positive work environment

featuring casual Fridays, charity outreach and a supportive team-centric

culture.

BICSI's mission is to enhance the telecommunications industry by

providing excellent education, promoting skill sharing, and assessing

knowledge with professional registration programs.

For full Position Description, please visit http://www.BICSI.org under

BICSI Careers.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, and individual should have through

knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and the Internet.

Travel:

Some travel may be required less than 10% of the year.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma and 3 years professional experience required.

Email resume & salary requirements to: rvangundy@bicsi.org

Mail: Human Resources, BICSI, 8610 Hidden River Park Way, Tampa FL 33637

16. Business Development Manager; Get U.S.; Orlando, FL

Get U.S. The Get U.S. goal is to create inspiring solutions while

delivering exceptional service results in every destination from concept

to completion. Our passionate commitment towards excellence guarantees

that promise.

Who we are seeking:

A passionate, high energy Business Development Manager for our ORLANDO,

Florida office. We need a TEAM PLAYER to work in conjunction with the

General Manager to provide Business Development within and outside of

the current client base. The ideal candidate would possess a great sense

of humor, and is willing to work hard in a fun environment with a team

of people who are motivated to deliver Inspiring Solutions¿Beyond

Expectations.

Responsibilities:

– Prospect, qualify & generate sales

– Sell services and/or obtain contracts

– Develop service solutions that exceed client expectations

– Manage project/account/client development needs

– Communicate with client, operations and accounting on all sales

functionalities

– Generate referrals to Universal CRD team

– Receive and respond to incoming referrals from Universal CRD team

– Lead and oversee the proposal development process

– Develop sales incentives to create, increase sales and opportunities

Required Skills

– Strong verbal and written communication skills

– Driven, goal-exceeding attitude

– Strong client/customer relationship management skills and knowledge of

business development concepts, logistics and execution

– Self directed and strong time management skills

– Knowledge of market research & client management database applications

and input

– Ability to create out-of-the-box capability presentations

– Willingness to travel

– Corporate client based sales opportunity network

– Experience recommended in Sales, Marketing, DMC, Meeting Management,

Hospitality, Conference & Catering Management

We offer an extraordinary workplace with an excellent benefits package,

a strong performance development process, and a fun work environment.

Join us at an exciting time in our growth!

If you believe that you can meet our needs and provide the skills and

personality we require, please contact Jennifer Cirillo, Human Resources

Manager at jennifer.cirillo@universalcit.com or visit www.getusnow.com

for a view into our world!

17. Call Center Agent; Par Avion Meetings & Conventions; Los Angeles, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6040

18. Manager of Hospitality Services; Human Rights Campaign; Washington,

DC

The Manager of Hospitality Services is responsible for managing the

services and functions that impact the interactions that visitors,

members and supporters have with HRC. The Manager supervises the

Reception/Switchboard function, serves as the prime contact with vendors

for security services, and is responsible for the coordination and

effective utilization of meeting rooms and conference and public spaces

including the facilities of the Equality Center and the conference rooms

on floors two through five. The Manager supervises the Meetings Events

Coordinators and their work with internal customers, external customers,

and vendors to plan and execute meetings and events. The Manager is

responsible for fiscal management and execution of sound business

practices and systems for the HRC's Conference Center and Equality

Center. Additionally, this position is responsible for negotiating

local hotel rates for the organization.

Position Responsibilities:

· Serve as the manager of “first impressions” for visitors to

the building through supervision and management of the

Reception/Switchboard and Security functions;

* Develop and execute a marketing plan to retain and attract

external customers for the Equality Center that's compatible with

internal demand for use of space and the organization's mission;

* Recruit, train, schedule, direct and manage the Events Coordinators to

ensure timely, smooth, and proper execution of meetings and events and

to ensure that events stay within established building guidelines, local

ordinances and budget parameters;

* Develop relationships and negotiate contracts and arrangements with

caterers and other vendors to ensure cost-effective, quality service;

* Develop the budget, monitor actual revenues and expenditures for the

Conference Center and Equality Center and ensure that facility billing

and accounting occurs on a timely basis;

* Serve as primary contact with security guard service vendor and

security systems vendor(s) including serving as primary contact for

after-hours security issues;

* Work with building management company to ensure that exterior of

building and first floor are appropriately cleaned and maintained and

present the best possible first impression at all times;

* Administer the scheduling calendar for meeting rooms, the Equality

Center and public spaces;

* Assist with planning and coordination of Board Meetings as requested

by the Executive Office;

* Ensure that furniture and equipment in conference rooms are in good

repair and functioning;

* Negotiate local hotel room rates and conference services;

* Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications: Successful candidate should possess a

Bachelors degree and/or experience in the planning and execution of

conferences, catering and/or events. Masters degree and/or

certification in a related field preferred. Previous staff management

and budgetary oversight experience is required. This position requires

sound organizational and communication skills, teamwork and

collaboration, excellent attention to detail, and demonstrated customer

service skills. Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office

software (Word, Excel and Powerpoint). Position requires physical labor

to set-up, execute and break-down events; therefore, candidate must be

in good physical health and able to lift 60 pounds. Experience in or

extensive knowledge about the hotel industry is a plus. Evening and

weekend hours are required as needed.

Careers@hrc.org

19. Strategic Events Manager; CLMA; Wayne, PA

National Association based in Wayne, PA seeks a Strategic Events Manager

to join our team. Work closely with other team members to ensure

successful execution of our annual conference and exhibition and several

smaller meetings.

Responsibilities

* Manage entire conference registration process including overseeing

on site

* Manage housing process for all attendees, exhibitors, VIPs

* Maintain and provide content for conference website

* Work with marketing department to develop promotional materials

* Compile detailed RFPs for conference service suppliers to include

transportation, temporary help services, DMCs, etc. and submit

recommended hires

* Assist with other conference logistics to include catering,

audiovisual, signage, and entertainment

* Manage all affiliate group meetings and exhibitor hospitality

functions at the conference

* Order all conference supplies, promotional materials, awards, etc.

* Maintain detailed meeting history

* Site research

* Travel is required

Qualifications

* Must have 2-3 years experience in meeting planning and a knowledge

of all components of meeting planning process

* Undergraduate degree in hospitality, communications, marketing or

related field preferred

* Ability to set and shift priorities to meet deadlines

* Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously with an

attention to detail

* Must be able to work independently and be a strong team player

* Strong written and communication skills

* Highly motivated

Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to

jobs@clma.org. No phone calls please.

20. Manager, Operations; BIO; Washington, DC

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

. Overall logistics and operations responsibility for Convention

. Implementation, execution and management of operational activities

within the convention center including:

o General services contractor

o Signage

o Shipping

o Timeline

o Logistics for meeting rooms and session rooms

o Exhibit Floor – working internal representatives on executing the

exhibit hall components.

o Coordination of sponsorship materials for areas and sessions with

assigned sponsors.

o Supervise hosts, volunteers, temps related to exhibits and logistics.

. Oversight of the annual budget, contract routing and tracking process,

invoices and check requests for the International Convention.

. Requests for Proposals; negotiation of contracts; and management of

contracts.

. Organization of the International Convention's Emergency Preparedness

Plan.

. Advise Registration Manager of necessary upgrades and maintenance to

exhibitor registration process and oversee on-site exhibitor

registration, reception tickets, and complimentary registrations

. Conduct pre-planning (team) meetings to develop themes, timelines,

routine reports, and all logistical needs.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

Previous convention exhibits experiences helpful

5 years trade show operations experience; meeting planning a plus

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; TIMSS a plus

Familiar with Relationship Databases

We offer a competitive, employer-paid benefits package. Send or fax

resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: HR-BIO, 1201 Maryland

Avenue, S.W., Suite 900 Washington D.C. 20024, Fax -202-488-6308 or

hr@bio.org

Resume submitted without salary expectations will not be considered.

Please, no phone calls.

21. Remote National Sales Manager; The Walt Disney Company; Flexible,

United States

# Responsible for building relationships within the African American,

Government, and Smerf markets. Disney Resort Destinations is searching

for a qualified candidate to handle the African American, Government,

and SMERF markets on a National basis.

# Develop accounts in order to Create and Deliver qualified lead

opportunities for all Disney Resort Destinations and business units

# Assess business potential of accounts

# Have a network of customer contacts on many different levels

# Ability to plan client entertainment delivering appropriate ROI

# Organize trade show participation and attendee follow up

Qualifications

# Ability to work independently, in a remote location

# 3-5 year property sales experience, preferably at a large hotel

# Manage key industry relationships

# Be proficient in writing, verbal and non-verbal communication skills

# Create and deliver a dynamic group presentation

# Recognize a challenge and be able to deliver creative solutions

# Contribute in building a strategic plan

Please apply online at http://www.disneycareers.com. Use Keyword 93430

to apply for this position.

22. Meetings and Exhibits Manager; Olympus, Inc.; Center Valley, PA

Olympus is a precision technology leader, designing and delivering

innovative solutions in healthcare and consumer electronics worldwide.

At Olympus, our ideas have proliferated as rapidly as the technology has

evolved. We have channeled them both into the groundbreaking products

that our changing world requires products like acoustic microscopes,

ultrasonic endoscopes, reagent AIDS detection, and digital voice

recorders. Or, like the Infinity Stylus, one of the best-selling cameras

in history.

he Meeting and Exhibits Manager is responsible for planning and managing

within budget all logistical activities in support of national and

regional exhibits/trade shows, sales/customer VIP meetings, and other

Medical Systems Group events as assigned. Manages the travel

arrangements and related activities for all events. Attends and manages

trade shows, meetings and events as assigned, to ensure that all

activities and events are properly staffed and run, and that all

necessary materials are available and in good supply. Reconciles budget

versus actual on assigned projects. Reviews industry trends and trade

show activities of other organizations and recommends enhancements.

Coordinates and plans with the Professional Education Services Manager

any workshops associated with assigned National and Regional tradeshows

that will use Olympus products. Performs other duties as assigned. EOE

M/F/D/V.

(ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED) A minimum of 4 years

experience in managing or coordinating trade shows and/or major meetings

is required. Excellent computer skills and knowledge are essential.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Convention Management or

Project Management Software, is highly desirable. Must possess strong

planning and organizational skills. Must have the ability to manage

multiple tasks. Negotiating ability is essential. Must possess some

knowledge of budgeting procedures. Ability to travel as required.

Education

An Associate's Degree in a related field or the equivalent knowledge is

required.

To apply, please submit your resume through the career site on the

Olympus website – www.olympusamerica.com

23. New Business Development Associate; TBA Global, LLC; New York, NY

Position Description

Lead the execution of lead generation and scheduling new business

meetings to include using the accounts listed in the ACT database and

identifying new potential clients. Positions in New York and Chicago.

Responsibilities

1. Develop prospects

a. Identify unassigned prospects currently in the ACT database

b. Research and identify new potential client companies through company

and competitor web page research

c. Work with other divisions to identify additional leads

2. Contact prospects, qualify the lead, identify and qualify additional

buyers and update the ACT database

3. Schedule appointments for Account Executives

4. Prepare background materials on prospect for the Account Executive to

prepare for the sales call

5. Prepare weekly and monthly call status report for Vice President

Required Qualification

1-2 years work experience in telemarketing and sales

Excellent computer skills Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and ACT

Excellent communication skills written and verbal

Excellent telephone skills

Excellent organization and administrative skills

4 year degree

Send MSWord, Text or PDF ONLY to careers@tbaglobal.com or fax to

818-226-2895 or go to www.tbaglobal.com and submit your resume through

the Careers web page.

24. Operations Manager; TBA Global, LLC; Miami, FL

The Operations Manager will be responsible for managing the day-to-day

activities of their programs including, developing and implementing

workflow processes and organizational structure, managing budgets per

job, and managing internal and external relationships.

Responsibilities

1. Work with all business units to ensure events and meetings are

delivered according to agreed upon specifications.

2. Work closely with the General Manager to develop and provide vision

and business objectives for the operations side of the office.

3. Manage on call staff, ensuring all meet company and program

objectives.

4. Responsible for event reconciliation and daily operations.

5. Liaison with business units to oversee proper implementation of all

events, meetings, campaigns.

6. Take role in developing and implementing best practices and processes

to improve overall operational efficiencies

7. Assess and report metrics critical for business unit performance.

8. Build strong relationships with internal and external customers.

9. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualification

– Microsoft Office Environment, particularly Windows, Word and Excel

– MS Access and graphic skills a plus

– Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills

– Strong interpersonal and management skills

– Detail Oriented

– Able to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

– Excellent judgment, especially when to escalate issues for resolution

– Self starter: works with minimal direction

– 4 year degree.

Send MSWord, Text or PDF ONLY to careers@tbaglobal.com or fax to

818-226-2895 or go to www.tbaglobal.com and submit your resume through

the Careers web page.

25. Account Executive; TBA Global, LLC; Miami, FL

Position Description

Reporting to the General Manager, manage sale and development of TBA

events and programs through lead generation, sales, client site

inspections, program scope and budget development and project approval.

Manage these processes in conjunction with the operations team and

continue to support the programs through completion.

Responsibilities

1. With the site General Manager, develop and meet sales objectives.

2 . Working with the site General Manager, create annual sales and

business development plan for all aspects of TBA Destination Management

Business.

3. Working independently, research, generate and maintain new business

and current relationships at major target hotels, including Sales,

Marketing, Catering and Conference Service Personnel.

4. 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.

5. Prepare program proposals and budgets to meet client specifications

as identified through needs analysis, client history and through client

proactivity. 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.

6. Submit accurate and timely paperwork as directed by management

including weekly, monthly and quarterly sales/commission, job and

program reports.

7. Other duties as directed.

Required Qualification

– Proven ability to meet and exceed sales objectives

– Able to influence clients and sell broad range of TBA products and

services

– Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Environment, particularly

Windows, Word and Excel

– ACT and financial/budgeting software skills required

– Ability to take conceptual ideas and create written proposals

– Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills,

– Strong interpersonal skills

– Able to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

– Excellent judgment, especially when to escalate issues for resolution

– Self starter: works with minimal direction

– 4 year degree preferred

Send MSWord, Text or PDF ONLY to careers@tbaglobal.com or fax to

818-226-2895 or go to www.tbaglobal.com and submit your resume through

the Careers web page.

26. Corporate Events Contractor; Sprint; Overland Park, KS

Seeking a fully experienced, full-time professional working on corporate

events of complex scope.

The events contractor executes corporate events including customer,

employee and executive event programs. Manages and executes project

plans which support company objectives. Seeking an event professional

with at least six years experience and demonstrated skills and results.

The events contractor consults and partners with other departments, e.g.

other marketing , supply chain, etc. Works with internal/external

resources to secure needed materials and services. Conducts research and

recommends vendors, suppliers, creative and execution plans for internal

clients. Develops line-item budgets for each program, tracks results and

adheres to brand guidelines and messaging. Continuously use feedback for

process and program improvements.

Required Qualification

A minimum of 6 years experience of event planning. High consideration

given to candidates coming from a corporate environment with experience

in customer hospitality, sales/technology events, incentives and

internal meetings is preferred. Ability to work as a team yet is a

self-starter. Travel is required.

Strong project/ program management skills and strong attention to detail

are required. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and

written communication skills and strong negotiation skills. Financial

management and analysis skills, budget development, management,

tracking, and event reporting experience is preferred. Demonstrated

creativity is a plus. CMP or other industry association designation is

preferred.

Education

College Education Preferred.

Michele Bloom

Manager Corporate Events Marketing

6220 Sprint Parkway

Overland Park, KS 66251

michele.bloom@sprint.com

27. Corporate Events Manager/Contractor; Sprint; Reston, VA

Seeking a fully experienced, full-time professional working on corporate

events of complex scope.

The events contractor executes corporate events including customer,

employee and executive event programs. Manages and executes project

plans which support company objectives. Seeking an event professional

with at least six years experience and demonstrated skills and results.

Responsibilities

The events contractor consults and partners with other departments, e.g.

other marketing, supply chain, etc. Works with internal/external

resources to secure needed materials and services. Conducts research and

recommends vendors, suppliers, creative and execution plans for internal

clients. Develops line-item budgets for each program, tracks results and

adheres to brand guidelines and messaging. Continuously use feedback for

process and program improvements.

A minimum of 6 years experience of event planning. High consideration

given to candidates coming from a corporate environment with experience

in customer hospitality, sales/technology events, incentives and

internal meetings is preferred. Ability to work as a team yet is a

self-starter. Travel is required.

Required Qualification

Strong project/ program management skills and strong attention to detail

are required. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and

written communication skills and strong negotiation skills. Financial

management and analysis skills, budget development, management,

tracking, and event reporting experience is preferred. Demonstrated

creativity is a plus. CMP or other industry association designation is

preferred.

Education

College degree is preferred.

Brenda J. Keenan, CMP

6220 Sprint Parkway

KSOPHD0302-3B514

Overland Park, KS 66251

913-794-3156 (office)

913-523-1022 (fax)

E-mail: brenda.j.keenan@sprint.com

28. Meeting and Event Planner; Humana Inc.; Louisville, KY

As a Business Services project manager you will: design, implement and

manage special projects in various functional areas throughout Humana,

making use of data analysis and best-practice techniques to achieve

business objectives and improve business outcomes.

– Enable successful execution of meetings and events

– Provide project based meeting management

– Coordinate, facilitate and manage all travel, meeting, and special

event activities for business groups within the enterprise

– Provide proactive consultation on related budgetary and logistic

issues to business leaders, managers and associates

– Conduct negotiations and maintain relations directly with vendors

relating to all meeting and event activities

– Manage individual events in web based meetings management system,

including execution of online registration, and communications to

attendees.

– Provide post-event reporting and analysis to meeting sponsors,

business leadership

– Estimated travel depends on the dynamic of type of events managed

(approximately 5 – 20%)

– Occasional extended hours when required by early morning or evening

meetings and events

Key Competencies

Builds Trust: You honor your word by doing what you say you are going to

do.

Implementation/Execution: You are good at organizing and managing

multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies

and tools.

Innovate: You introduce new ideas and processes which improve

performance and productivity.

Problem Solving: You are a problem solver with the ability to encourage

others in collaborative problem solving. Acting as both a broker and

consultant regarding resources, you engage others in problem solving

without taking over.

Required Qualification

CMP/CMM certification preferred

Five years meeting and event planning experience

MS Office and web/internet technology skills

Hospitality management experience a plus

Professional appearance, demeanor, communication

Bachelor's Degree Preferred

Please visit www.humana.com and under the career section apply for this

specific req number – 16533.

29. Manager of Summer Programs and Conference Services; Washington

University in St. Louis; St. Louis, MO

Position Description

-Revitalize and restructure the current summer conference operation to

establish a more ambitious, effective, and efficient business.

-Market facilities and services to university groups and departments.

Initiate new summer programs and assist existing activities such as

summer school housing, High School Scholars Program, undergraduate

research, internship housing, and sports camps.

-Develop a thorough understanding of the housing facilities,

dining/catering services, meeting spaces, and audio/visual capabilities

on the university's campus, in addition to the resources in the

surrounding area, and analyze how they can be better deployed for summer

programs and conferences.

-Partner and build strong working relationships with internal university

departments and external providers.

-Establish the criteria for the right type/size/number of organizations

or groups to bring to campus for conferences during the summer season.

-Benchmark national, regional, and local competition, including services

and prices.

-Develop a marketing plan and aggressively market organizations which

meet the established criteria to commit to summer conferences on the

university campus.

-Supervise the assistant manager of conference programs and services,

along with the full-time and part-time student staff responsible for the

day-to-day operations of the Summer Programs and Conference Services

operation.

-Oversee the process of assigning summer school students to housing and

meal plans. Develop strategies to increase the summer school population

that currently resides on campus during the summer season.

-Assist in the completion of and manage the department budget. Assist

the Residential Life accounting manager in developing the necessary

accounting policies and procedures for this operation.

-Other duties as assigned by management.

Required:

Associate's degree. Three to five years supervisory experience. Prior

experience in conference services, event services, business/hotel

management, or sales.

Excellent spreadsheet and word processing skills. Excellent

communication skills, written and verbal. Entrepreneurial skills to work

independently, to be self-motivated, to originate ideas, to positively

influence outcomes, to take action and get things done. Excellent

interpersonal skills; a service-oriented communicator who is a true team

player with the ability to forge relationships, both internal and

external; strong supervisory skills to keep employees motivated and

focused on operation goals.

Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making capabilities.

Ability to manage financial results, set priorities and goals, and

monitor performance against goals and standards. Ability to properly

assess pertinent data and develop a framework for effective and

practical solutions to complex issues. Ability to pay attention to

detail but also to step back and consider the big picture.

Marketing skills to research conferences or groups across the country,

to develop new customer and client relationships, and to attract

conferences and groups to the university over the summer with packages

favorable to the university.

Preferred:

Bachelor's degree is a plus. Prior experience in a decentralized and/or

university environment. Prior marketing or sales experience. Prior

experience with contractual documents.

To view the complete job posting and to apply, please visit the

Washington University employment website at

www.wustlcareers.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52985.

30. Director, Conferences; Urban Land Institute; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2585853&keywords=&ref=1

31. Meetings Manager; Federal Bar Association; Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2583772&keywords=&ref=1

32. Director of Conventions and Meetings; National Community Pharmacists

Association; Alexandria, VA

Healthcare organization in Alexandria, VA seeks experienced professional

and energetic meeting planner to oversee the association's convention of

4,000 plus attendees and other meetings. Responsibilities include

managing the financial and operational aspects of event planning, site

selection, hotel contracts, logistics, and the management of exhibits.

Ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal communication and

organizational skills; able to handle multiple tasks, be responsive to

requests, computer skills, ability to evaluate and negotiate vendor

services and to work with planning teams. Supervisory experience a plus.

5+ years of conventions management experience required. Excellent

benefits; salary commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter

and salary requirements to Beverly.Martin@ncpanet.org. Resumes forwarded

without salary requirements will not be considered.

33. Director of Sales; Grand Bohemian Hotel; Orlando, FL

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2585654&keywords=&ref=1

34. Director of Sales; Chateau on the Lake Resort Spa & Convention

Center; Branson, MO

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2585810&keywords=&ref=1

35. Sales and Marketing Operations Coordinator; E-proDirect /

MeetingMart; Boca Raton, FL

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2584700&keywords=&ref=1

36. Catering Conference Services; GSI; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23819026&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

37. Associate Director of Operations and Event Services; George Mason

University; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23806291&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

38. Sales Manager; THE HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23820721&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

39. Manager, Medical Meetings; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Bethesda, MD

Does your present job offer you.

· Team oriented and friendly environment

· Great benefits including 3 wks vacation, medical, dental, 401k,

others!

· Convenient location near Bethesda Metro, shops, restaurants & Crescent

Trail

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a large nonprofit healthcare organization is

looking for a Meetings Manager in the medical department of our Bethesda

based national office. Work closely with other team members to ensure

successful execution of our annual medical conference of 3000+ attendees

and several off-site pop up meetings of 25-150 attendees as needed.

Responsibilities include site research, hotel & vendor contract

negotiation, on-site/exhibit hall management, preparing & distributing

meetings materials/programs, creating logistics memos & disseminating

logistics information to speakers, sponsors and others, maintaining

meeting history, monitoring meeting expenditures and reconciliation of

meeting related invoices.

Qualified candidates will have 4-5 years experience with a high volume

of pop-up meetings (all phases of planning) or minimum of 2 years

experience with medical meetings of no less than 1000+ attendees.

Knowledge of all components of meeting planning process and industry

procedures is required. Candidate should be highly motivated, able to

set & shift priorities to meet deadlines, capable of handling multiple

projects simultaneously and have outstanding problem solving ability.

Must be able to work independently and be a strong team player, have a

professional demeanor, strong administrative skills and be proficient in

all MS Office applications. Workable database knowledge & MS Project is

a plus. Some travel is required.

Come and join our fast paced and fun organization that is making a

positive impact on our community!

Competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental,

vision, 401k match, 11 paid holidays and more! . EOE Please submit your

resume and cover letter, indicating salary history, directly online to:

www.cff.org under Employment Opportunities.

To apply now, click on link below or copy and paste to browser:

http://www.prohire.com/candidates/default.cfm?szWID=10906&szCID=49079

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