Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 9 July 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)

9 July 2007

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Director of Meetings; Association of Governing Boards of Universities

and Colleges; Washington, DC

2. Sales Internship; Apple Vacations; Newtown Square, PA

3. Director of Meetings; Impact Unlimited, Inc.; Dayton, NJ

4. Meeting Planning Coordinator; The Capital Group Companies, Inc.; Los

Angeles, CA

5. CME Specialist; Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, AZ

6. Events Division Team; Energy Central; Denver, CO

7. Account Manager; The Meeting Manager; San Diego, CA

8. Conference Manager; Women's Leadership Exchange; New York, NY

9. Medical Meetings and Conference Manager; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;

Bethesda, MD

10. Meeting Services Manager; University of Maryland; College Park, MD

11. Meetings & Program Coordinator; (c)Management, Inc.; Rockville, MD

12. Director of Marketing; Benchmark Hospitality International; Texas

13. National Sales Manager; Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Oakland, CA/Washington, DC

14. Executive Director; Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lisle, IL

15. TRAVEL INDUSTRY SALES MANAGER; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors

Authority; Reno, NV

16. Vice President of Marketing Communications; Huntington Beach CVB

(California); Huntington Beach, CA

17. Sales and Marketing Specialist; City of Joliet-Visitor/Tourism

Office; Joliet, IL

18. Vice President Convention Sales & Marketing; Greater Springfield

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Springfield, MA

19. Meeting Sales Manager; Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau;

Bensalem, PA

20. Event Coordinator; The Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge, LA

21. Director of National Accounts; Inn Fluent LLC; Virtual, VA

22. Expo Administrator/Manager; The Drug, Chemical & Associated

Technologies Association; Robbinsville, NJ

23. Associate Meeting Planner; PIAA; Rockville, MD

24. Meeting Assistant; Association of Science-Technology Centers;

Washington, DC

25. PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST; American Express; Open, AL

26. Event Planner; Lean Enterprise Institute; Cambridge, MA

27. Operations Manager; M D Events US; Philadelphia, PA

28. Event Planner; M D Events US; Conshohocken, PA

29. National Sales Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism Corp;

Washington, DC

30. Registration & Housing Manager; American College of Cardiology;

Washington, DC

31. Annual Meeting Coordinator; American Society of Hematology;

Washington, DC

32. Meeting Planner; NFPA; Quincy, MA

33. Travel Operations Director; The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.;

New York

34. President and CEO; Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau; Pocono

Mountains, PA

35. Senior Meeting/Event Planner; California Host, Inc.; San Francisco,

CA

36. Director of Education & Events; Confidential; Lansing, MI

37. Catering Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select DFW Airport North;

Irving, TX

38. Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select DFW Airport North; Irving, TX

39. Event Services Coordinator; National Rifle Association; Fairfax, VA

40. Program Assistant-Annual Meeting; American Society of Clinical

Oncology; Alexandria, VA

41. Meetings Specialist; American Nurses Association; Silver Spring, MD

42. Exhibits Manager; American Telemedicine Association; Washington, DC

43. Director of Account Management; Confidential; Seattle, WA

44. Event Planning Coordinator; Confidential; Washington, DC

45. Front Of House Manager; The Ritz-Carlton; Washington, DC

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

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are looking for a job opportunity or offer free-lance services, send a

brief paragraph to

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************* Upcoming Conferences *************

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next newsletter!

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1. Director of Meetings; Association of Governing Boards of Universities

and Colleges; Washington, DC

The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB)

welcomes applications for a post responsible for planning and managing

the on-site logistics and all associated details for meetings (15-25 per

year) of trustees, presidents and other campus executives and staff,

including an annual conference of 700+ attendees. Requirements include

3-5 years of experience in planning and managing professional meetings,

excellent oral and written communications, the demonstrable ability to

handle multiple tasks, and the willingness to undertake some domestic

travel involving 3-5 out-of-office days per month throughout much of the

year. Duties include researching, inspecting, recommending, and

negotiating terms for meetings sites; creating and monitoring budgets

for meetings; establishing registration procedures; and managing all

details for meetings and programs. Salary range is $48-55,000,

commensurate with experience. Finalists are subject to background

checks. Please submit to Ms. Judith Adair, Office Manager

(juditha@agb.org) (1) a cover letter describing interest in the post,

(2) an up-to-date resume, and (3) the name, addresses, telephone

numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references able to comment on the

applicant's recent work performance. References will not be contacted

without prior approval by applicants.

Contact: Judith Adair

Phone: 202-776-0811

Fax: 202-223-7053

juditha@agb.org

http://www.agb.org

2. Sales Internship; Apple Vacations; Newtown Square, PA

Atkinson, Mullen & Rosso, Inc. has a SALES INTERNSHIP open!

The joint venture partnership, Atkinson, Mullen & Rosso- A SISTER

COMPANY OF APPLE VACATIONS- brings together the shared values of two

families, two continents, with one mission.

With old world style, commitment to excellence and attention to detail;

and new world focus on business objectives, value and precision, AM&R

offers an unparalleled perspective on the Meetings, Groups & Incentive

industry.

Atkinson, Mullen & Rosso is structured to ensure the needs of two

customers are addressed: the event planner and the event participants.

This enables our Sales and Operations Teams to achieve successful

results, every time. The Sales Team focuses completely on our corporate

customers – generally an event planner – then understanding their needs,

and developing customized programs for groups of 10 to 10,000

participants.

The internship will have you qualifying corporate group travel leads and

learning the group incentive and meeting planning business.

For more information regarding the sales internship available, please

contact:

Jill Freimuth, Corporate Recruiter

7 Campus Blvd.

Newtown Square, PA 19073

jfreimut@applevac.com

610-359-6763

$8.00/hr.— Hours are very flexible!

3. Director of Meetings; Impact Unlimited, Inc.; Dayton, NJ

Impact Unlimited is a global creative company whose entrepreneurial

spirit has ensured successful event, exhibit, and meeting solutions for

Fortune 100 clients for over 30 years. We are seeking a similarly

entrepreneurial-minded Director of Meetings with departmental management

experience delivering large and small client meetings, conferences and

convention housing at both domestic and international congresses.

Responsibilities include supervising 8-10 employees, ensuring client

satisfaction through excellent execution, and P&L performance of the

department. Candidates should possess strong customer relationship

skills, extensive meeting industry experience and the ability to direct,

supervise and motivate an excellent team. Experience with web-based

housing and registration systems is a plus.

Excellent benefit package including: comprehensive medical plan

including dental and vision, 401-K/profit sharing plan and a generous

vacation/sick/holiday package. Please submit resume and salary

requirements in confidence to:

Dept. M

IMPACT UNLIMITED, INC.

P.O. Box 558

Dayton, NJ 08810

Fax 732-274-2541

hr@impactunlimited.com

4. Meeting Planning Coordinator; The Capital Group Companies, Inc.; Los

Angeles, CA

The Meeting Planning Coordinator for American Funds Distributors, Inc.

is responsible for the comprehensive planning and execution of Adviser

Forums and other small and large-scale meetings for American Funds.

Responsibilities include the coordination of all meeting-related details

including managing the invitation process; site selection and contract

negotiation; selection of vendors; and preparation of correspondence and

meeting materials. On-site management at daytime and evening functions

to oversee all aspects of the meetings is required.

Required Qualification

– Minimum of three years meeting and event planning experience

(corporate meeting planning preferred)

– Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

– Strong verbal and written communication skills

– A demonstrated commitment to providing superior customer service

– Ability to work independently as well as in a team

– Willingness to travel and attend evening and weekend functions

– A keen eye for detail and the ability to balance multiple priorities

– Strong MS Excel, Word skills; familiarity with a contact management or

conference database preferred as well as an interest in learning new

systems

– Familiarity with financial services industry desired

Education

Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.

Please apply on-line at www.capgroup.com

5. CME Specialist; Mayo Clinic; Scottsdale, AZ

Job satisfaction, great benefits and competitive salaries are just a few

reasons why Mayo Clinic has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one

the “100 Best Companies to Work for in America.” Explore what Mayo

Clinic can do for your career.

Mayo Clinic currently has a full-time, CME Specialist position at our

Scottsdale campus.

Qualifications include:

* Minimum of 3 years Continuing Medical Education preferred

* Minimum of 5 years meeting management or related experience required.

* Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Communications, Marketing or

related field required.

* Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation preferred.

Mayo Clinic offers outstanding benefits, competitive compensation and a

generous relocation package. To build an online application, please

visit the Mayo Clinic Web site at http://www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-sct.

Search under job category Business Professional. For more information,

call Human Resources (480)-342-3102.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity. Mayo Clinic

conducts reference and background checks; drug testing is required of

all new hires.

6. Events Division Team; Energy Central; Denver, CO

We are out to build the leading conferences, road shows, executive

summits and custom events in the global industry. We have the best

marketing channels, experts, publications and footprint in the industry.

You will be part of a team driving to deliver on that mission. We are

committed building this division quickly and having it deliver the best

products in the industry.

Since we are building a team from the ground up, you can apply for any

of the following positions by telling us what the key success criteria

should be for the job you are applying for, and how you have been

successful in that role in the past. All of these positions require

experienced, successful individuals with a proven track record. Sorry,

no entry-level positions at this time.

About the Compensation

We pay well for great people. We set our pay scales in the top 25% to

attract and reward great people. We do this though a combination of

competitive base salaries and aggressive performance-based bonuses. We

have great benefits including, a flexible work environment, all the

basics (health, dental, etc) and 401(k) participation. We can make the

hours, location and environment work for you, if you are the right

person to work for us. Over the past several years the entire company

has gone on great trips to locations like Mexico, by beating our annual

goals.

Division Leader – Creative, driven & competitive business manager to

build and grow our events division. This is a Denver-based position.

Event Producer(s) – Creative, organized and driven, you will and execute

on conferences, road shows and executive summits, with an intense focus

on creating extraordinary customer experiences (for attendees, sponsors

and presenters). This position has the potential of being remote.

Conference Producer(s) – Proven track record of developing conference

programs through market research and interviewing. You will also be

responsible for selecting and recruiting senior level speakers. This

position has the potential of being remote.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a 'start-up' within an

established, entrepreneurial company.

About You

You will love working for Energy Central if:

You are passionate about excellence.

You are competitive.

You are humble (you are always learning and growing, on your own,

and from

others).

You are smart.

You are innovative.

You enjoy challenges and growth.

You are self-directed.

You have a track record of creating and running successful events.

You want to be part of building something great.

Don't bother applying if:

You want things handed to you on a silver platter.

You are a clock-watcher.

You have not demonstrated personal or professional growth and

success.

You want a job.

Please email cover letter and resume to steve@energycentral.com

7. Account Manager; The Meeting Manager; San Diego, CA

The Meeting Manager is seeking a full-time Account Manager for their San

Diego 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.

Required Qualification

Some experience in DMC industry is a must.

Education

College degree

Please email resume to wjv@mmgr.com

8. Conference Manager; Women's Leadership Exchange; New York, NY

Multi-media company specializing in women's business conferences seeks

an energetic, hands-on, detail-oriented conference manager to plan,

manage and execute all on-site logistics for upscale, multi-city

regional conferences. Must have conference experience in registration,

AV, F&B, hotel rooming list, vendor management, execution of exhibit

hall events, seminars and IT support.

Skills/Experience Required

Must have minimum 3 years meeting planning/operations experience within

tradeshow or conference company.

Must be hands-on at all events, flexible, multi-tasker, strong project

manager with excellent time management and organizational skills. Must

be able to manage and work well with a team. Ability to interact with

VIP celebrity and executive level attendees and speakers critical.

Firm knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and database software.

Understanding of IT equipment and software necessary plus ability to

communicate with IT professionals.

Travel required to 7 to 10 one day domestic conferences, and other

off-site meetings and events.

E-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

amarch@womensleadershipexchange.com

www.womensleadershipexchange.com

9. Medical Meetings and Conference Manager; 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 2-3 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

10. Meeting Services Manager; University of Maryland; College Park, MD

Position Description

Develop on -line registration sites, registration web sites, handle

customer relations and oversees the registration process. Directs the

data collection, fund accounting and on-site processes and assists with

post-program closeout of conference registration services. This includes

communication with conference planners and registrants plus preparation

of correspondence, forms, reports, and other conference materials.

Insures that services are conducted in a manner and style that promotes

efficient, timely and customer service oriented programs including

maintenance of proper paper work, records of all transactions and timely

and accurate reconciliation and closing reports. Provide additional

meeting planning duties, as assigned by Assistant or Associate Director

and per the needs of each conference.

Responsibilities

Develop and manage on-line registration sites and registration web sites

to provide detail regarding registration procedures and local

accommodations through use of an Application Service Provider (ASP).

– Respond to individual inquiries via mail, phone, fax or email

– Evaluate work load and develop timeline in consultation with client

and Assistant Director. Monitor adherence to the conference timeline.

– Train, direct and supervise student and part time staff, as needed, to

provide meeting planning services including data entry, pre-conference

and on-site services.

– Oversee inventory of registration related materials and order supplies

as necessary

– Staff and coordinate on-site registrations for all conference groups.

– Assist in documenting all registration procedures and policies into a

registration services manual.

– Assist with and insure that all registration materials are prepared

and assembled prior to conference. Includes such materials as: nametags,

programs, attendee rosters, brochures, welcome letters, etc.

– In cooperation with Business Manager, process payments and refunds for

registrations according to University and Departmental procedures and

ensure that accurate records are maintained.

– Conduct post program reconciliation and prepare final reports for each

conference and a summary report annually for all conferences that have

received meeting planning services. Insure timely and accurate close out

of each conference account with Business Manager.

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year

institution and at least two years of experience in meeting planning and

registration services with an association, conference center, corporate

meeting office, university or similar organization. Additional

experience may be substituted for the degree. Experience with databases,

spreadsheets, word processing and demonstrated aptitude with other

computer software applications is required. Specific knowledge and

competency in the use of Application Service Provider (ASP) registration

software is highly desirable. Highly energetic and flexible individual

able to meet the demands of an ever changing occasionally fast paced and

dynamic conference environment. Must have physical ability to transport

conference materials to off site locations. Experience providing

direction and supervision to staff is desirable. Evening and weekend

hours are occasionally necessary. Some travel required.

Send letter of application, signed resume, and contact information for 3

professional references to:

Meeting Service Manager Search

University of Maryland

Conferences and Visitor Services

8400 Baltimore Ave., Suite 100

College Park, Maryland 20740

Apply by July 20,2007 for best consideration

11. Meetings & Program Coordinator; (c)Management, Inc.; Rockville, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2608448&keywords=&ref=1

12. Director of Marketing; Benchmark Hospitality International; Texas

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2608623&keywords=&ref=1

13. National Sales Manager; Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Oakland, CA/Washington, DC

The OCVB is seeking an experienced sales professional to solicit

associations and corporations to generate convention center and hotel

bookings for Oakland, CA in the Washington, DC area.

Qualifications:

Bureau or hospitality sales experience; excellent communication skills;

proven record with meeting sales goals/quotas; computer proficient and

ability to travel. Contractor position.

Compensation:

Salary and Incentive with qualifications and experience. Please submit

resume with cover letter and salary requirements.

Contact:

Marie Allen

Director of Sales

463 Eleventh Street

Oakland,, CA 94607

510-208-0528 (phone)

510-839-9000 (alt. phone)

510-839-5924 (fax)

marie@oaklandcvb.com

http://www.oaklandcvb.com

14. Executive Director; Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lisle, IL

This position oversees all administrative, operating and marketing

functions of the Bureau. The Executive Director works directly with an

11-member board of directors on policy making and strategy for the

organization.

Qualifications:

A degree in business and 5 years experience in destination marketing,

including group meetings and tourism. Expertise with financial

management, performance standards and employee development is expected.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package.

Contact:

Diane Homolka

Lisle Convention & Visitors Bureau

4746 Main Street

Lisle, IL 60153

800-733-9811 (phone)

630-769-1000 (alt. phone)

630-769-1006 (fax)

homolka@stayinlisle.com

Homepage

15. TRAVEL INDUSTRY SALES MANAGER; Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors

Authority; Reno, NV

Join our dynamic Travel Industry Sales team at the RSCVA & promote

Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe as a premier leisure destination. Includes

development & mgmt. of the travel agency community, ski & golf market,

motor coach and train market, site inspections, & representing our area

at travel industry-related functions. Extensive travel req.

Qualifications:

Seeking an outgoing team player with great client-relationship building

skills, preferably with 4 yrs. travel-related sales & a B.A.

Compensation:

Exlnt. benefits include employer-paid Public Employee's Retirement

System (PERS). There is no state income tax in NV. EOE

Contact:

Jan Martin

Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority

P.O. Box 837

Reno, NV 89504

775-827-7687 (phone)

hr@rscva.com

http://visitrenotahoe.com/about/employment/

16. Vice President of Marketing Communications; Huntington Beach CVB

(California); Huntington Beach, CA

Responsibilities:

Conceptualize and manage a competitive destination and brand marketing

program including a growing repertoire of initiatives including color

magazines, e-newsletters, advertising, promotions and websites.

Qualifications:

Excellent copywriting, editing and proofreading skills are mandatory. We

desire a self-starter with passion, motivation, organization and the

ability to meet deadlines within budget.

Compensation:

Salary to $80k, plus attractive benefits package and moving allowance to

$3k.

Contact:

Doug Traub

Huntington Beach CVB

19391 New Haven Lane

Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5171

714-969-3492 (phone)

714-969-5592 (fax)

doug@surfcityusa.com

http://www.surfcityusa.com

17. Sales and Marketing Specialist; City of Joliet-Visitor/Tourism

Office; Joliet, IL

Responsibilities:

Sales, public relations for solicitation of group tours, meetings,

leisure and business travel to and within the City of Joliet.

Qualifications:

BA Degree in Business Admin., Hotel/Restaurant Mgmt, Public Relations,

or related field; sales experience in travel, convention and/or visitor

services. Residency within the City of Joliet Corporate limits is

required within nine months.

Compensation:

$40,655-$53,719; starting salary is dependent upon experience

Contact:

Marlyn O'Hara

City of Joliet

150 W. Jefferson Street

Joliet, IL 60432

815-724-4020 (phone)

http://cityofjoliet.info

18. Vice President Convention Sales & Marketing; Greater Springfield

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Springfield, MA

Responsibilities:

Creates/implements strategies & tactics of sales/mktg. dept. to

promote/sell the Pioneer Valley for conventions, mtgs., sporting events

& group tour. Develops annual convention sales/mktg. plan. Determines

trade show/media schedule, promoting the Pioneer Valley & MassMutual

Center. Manages sales/mktg. staff. Contributes to bookings. Communicates

w/sales directors of member hotels & strives to ensure comp. Bureau

mktg. efforts w/hotels' sales strategies. Coordinates mktg. initiatives.

Represents Bureau at events.

Qualifications:

4-yr degree. 7-10 yrs. sales/mktg. exp.@ mgt.level. Exp.as Dir.of

Sales/Dir.of Mktg. of another Bureau or large hotel. Exc. communication

& org. skills.

Compensation:

Dependent on experience.

Contact:

Mary Kay Wydra

Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

1441 Main St.

Springfield, MA 01103

413-781-4607 (fax)

marykay@valleyvisitor.com

http://www.valleyvisitor.com

19. Meeting Sales Manager; Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau;

Bensalem, PA

Responsibilities:

Solicits meeting business from corporate, association, and government

planners. Works with membership to attract social, military, ethnic,

fraternal and sports organizations groups to Bucks County. Coordinates

sales missions, trade shows and familiarization trips.

Qualifications:

Candidate should have knowledge of the principles and practices of the

tourism industry along with minimum two years related experience.

Candidate must be computer literate with strong proficiency in MS Word,

Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Destination 3000 helpful.

Compensation:

$40,000 to $60,000

Contact:

Jerry Lepping

Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau

3207 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

215-639-0300 (phone)

215-642-3277 (fax)

jlepping@BucksCounty.Travel

***From Robin Mayhall, APR, via Ned Lundquist**

20. Event Coordinator; The Baton Rouge River Center, Baton Rouge, LA

The Baton Rouge River Center is currently seeking an Event Coordinator.

This

is a full-time entry-level position fit for dedicated individuals who

have

experience in event planning. This individual should be prepared to put

in

long hours, which include nights, weekends and holidays. You will gain

experience with four different types of facilities as well as a wide

range

of events. This is a salaried position with a full benefits package.

Fax or mail resumes to:

Human Resources

225-389-4954

275 South River Road

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

No phone calls please!

******

21. Director of National Accounts; Inn Fluent LLC; Virtual, VA

Join the most innovative third party group sales force in the industry.

Inn Fluent is looking for aggressive individuals who have the drive and

self discipline to develop and build their account base in the

Mid-Market accounts that are not covered by the Major Hotel companies

National Sales Force. We will also provide you with qualified Accounts

for you build upon and manage.

As an associate, you will be responsible for building and managing your

account base through existing or cultivating new relationships. You are

100% commission and will work from any location you prefer; home,

mountain retreat or beach house. Once established you will be supported

with administrative support to handle those detailed chores, so that you

can spend your time focused on growing accounts and relationships.

Required Qualification

Experienced with 5-7 years in the hotel business, Convention Bureaus or

as a meeting planner. Must be a self-starter and disciplined to your

develop your own account base.

Contact us at info@innfluent.com or call Mike Beardsley at 703-574-3145

22. Expo Administrator/Manager; The Drug, Chemical & Associated

Technologies Association; Robbinsville, NJ

The Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT), is a

business development association with 360 corporate member companies

involved in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. The organization

is headquartered in Robbinsville, New Jersey (Mercer County). More

information about DCAT can be found on its website at www.dcat.org.

The DCAT organization has just entered into a long-term partnership

agreement to manage an Expo and Technical Conference in two locations

outside of the US with the prospect of a third location by 2010. At this

time, the show sizes do not exceed 60 booths.

DCAT is currently seeking an Expo Administrator/Manager for immediate

hire as a *full-time or contract employee.

The selected individual will be responsible for administration of the

sale of space and booth services, management and maintenance of data and

expo-related reports, management of participant registration,

coordination of event staff as well as food and beverage requirements

for the event. The Administrator/Manager will work and communicate

directly with exhibitors and guests to insure event success and will

oversee expo set up, show time and breakdown. Responsibilities for this

position will expand in years to come, to include site selection,

contract negotiations, financial planning/oversight, etc. At present,

this position is not involved in planning technical/education sessions,

however this position may be responsible for session room logistics and

associated aspects such as signage and audiovisual.

This job description is not intended nor should be construed as an

all-inclusive list of all responsibilities, skills or working conditions

associated with this role.

*Candidates seeking this position as a full time employee of DCAT will

be required to fulfill additional duties and responsibilities as part of

the organization's association management team.

The qualified candidate will possess experience in expos, meeting

planning or an equivalent combination of relevant experiences. Excellent

communication (written and oral), organizational, time and financial

management and computer skills (including Microsoft Excel) are required.

This individual must be able to develop and maintain effective

relationships with customers, vendors and staff. A valid passport with

no restrictions on travel to Europe or Asia and the ability to travel

for up to 7 days is required.

Interested candidates should send their resume including cover letter

and wage requirements, no later than July 15th, to Expo@dcat.org

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

23. Associate Meeting Planner; PIAA; Rockville, MD

The Associate Meeting Planner assists with various aspects of the

development and coordination of logistics for Association-sponsored

meetings, educational courses and workshops. Under the supervision of

the Director of Meetings and Education, the Associate Meeting Planner

maintains the meeting registration database. This position may, at

times, require overnight travel, including weekends.

Responsibilities

Maintains the Meetings Database by entering registrations, preparing

accounting reports, sending confirmation letters, and filing

registrations

Prepares necessary meeting notifications and registration materials such

as confirmation letters, save the date cards, online registration forms,

general information pages and registration forms

Creates, prepares and maintains the Associations meetings drive folders

and meeting/workshop binders

Collects hotel rooming lists and pick up reports weekly. Prepares

Contractual Rooming Obligation (CRO) reports weekly

Creates and prints participant name badges, tent cards, signage and

other meeting materials

Generates attendee lists, special event tickets and other related

reports from meeting database

Creates meeting packing checklists, labels, and box contents reports.

Prepares and packs meeting supplies for shipment

Provides on-site support at meetings/workshops as needed by handling

registration and other on site duties, as required

Creates meeting/workshop evaluation spreadsheets and summary reports

including filing of reports

Creates and prints continuing education certificates. Assists in

maintaining continuing education and meetings files in accordance with

accrediting requirements

Corresponds with the IT department for updates to meeting database &

website

Assists Director of Meetings and Education and Meeting Planner with

administrative duties

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualification

Bachelor's degree

Minimum of 1-3 years of related experience

Knowledge of meetings registration process

Familiarity with MS Office applications, including Word, Access, Excel,

Powerpoint

Excellent motivation, problem-solving, and communications skills

Outgoing, customer service-oriented

Ability to handle shifting activities and multiple tasks simultaneously

Meticulous attention to detail and strong work ethic

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Please email cover letter and resume to: jobs@piaa.us

24. Meeting Assistant; Association of Science-Technology Centers;

Washington, DC

Position Description

To assist the Meetings and Conference Department for the summer, up to

and including the Annual Meeting in October. Position involves heavy

phone, e-mail, and in-person contact with meeting attendees; must be

customer service oriented and have excellent verbal and written

communication skills with high attention to detail. Position will pay

all travel and meal expenses onsite, as well as salary $12-15 hourly.

Responsibilities

Maintain and process registration; prepare pre-conference materials.

attendee badges, tickets, and registration packets; and assist at the

on-site registration desk. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualification

Strong database skills required; iMIS experience a plus.

Education

High school diploma.

Please provide a resume including all event experience and at least

three (3) references. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@astc.org.

25. PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST; American Express; Open, AL

When you represent a name like American Express, you have an immediate

professional advantage … respect.

Working virtually, you will coordinate all logistical details, negotiate

and execute facility contracts and work with budget development.

Qualifications:

* 5+ years meeting planning, procurement and hotel sales experience

* Strong knowledge of group industry, destinations, hotel and supplier

knowledge and contract negotiation skills with demonstrated success in

cost savings

* Excellent verbal/written communication skills

* Ability to work within budgetary parameters and handle multiple

projects

We offer top compensation and exciting benefits including

medical/dental/vision plans, 401(k) and much more!

To join our winning team, please visit www.americanexpress.com/jobs and

enter req # 86281BR in the keyword field. EOE

26. Event Planner; Lean Enterprise Institute; Cambridge, MA

Position Description

Responsible for all aspects of 2-3 (300+ person) events per yer.

Responsibilities

Team Member

Site Selection

Manage Vendors

Coordinate Materials Design

Manage Project Plans

Speaker Logistics

On Site Support

Required Qualification

Proven ability to prioritize and multi-task.

Must be a team player, think on your feet, creative problem solver with

calm demeanor.

Must be available to work some nights and weekends.

Ability to work on a team with the design, planning and budgeting for

events.

Skilled at developing, implementing, coordinating and executing event

plans.

Research new event concepts ideas and constantly improve our events.

Strong administrative/sales coordination skills.

Experience presenting information and responding to questions from

individuals.

Experience creating reports and writing business correspondence to

customers.

Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheets, internet and email

software.

Ability to work independently and with a group and not be afraid to make

decisions.

Professional and friendly demeanor and excellent written and verbal

communications skills.

Ability to be flexible and thrive in an environment of constant change.

Energetic self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects and

events at the same time.

Send resume and salary requirements to hzak@lean.org

27. Operations Manager; M D Events US; Philadelphia, PA

Specializing in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Clinical Research

industry, this is a key role encompasses all aspects of global meeting

planning and organizing and mentoring a growing team.

As the appointee to this position will have regular contact with senior

level researchers around the world, diplomacy, sensitivity to other

cultures, and extreme professionalism are critical for this position.

Responsibilities

Responsible for reporting and analysis, staffing within the US office

and improving processes and procedures. Oversees and directs all aspects

of daily operations including resolving problems and situations that

arise within the teams. Develops ongoing liaison with the UK Operations,

Business Development and Senior Management Team. Reconciles projects

between client and finance department. Negotiates best rates and extras

with hotels and suppliers. Sets the standard for the team related to

customer service, quality of work, teamwork, and overall morale.

Develops and mentors the teams through coaching, feedback, recognition

and encouragement.

Required Qualification

Must have a valid passport as frequent international travel is an

integral part of this role.

Related Pharma experience is desirable.

Minimum of eight years meeting planning experience.

Minimum 5 years supervisory experience.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.

Must be a team player.

Weekend/holiday travel required as the business needs dictate.

Resumes by email only please to carole@md-events.com

The position is based in our Conshohocken office

28. Event Planner; M D Events US; Conshohocken, PA

Specializing in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Clinical Research

industry, the role encompasses all aspects of global meeting planning.

Responsibilities

Creating and maintaining databases, delegate invitations, liaison with

hotels, DMCs, suppliers and clients alike, excellent communication is

vital. In return we offer 401k, short and long term disability, dental

and medical. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Required Qualification

Must have a valid passport as frequent international travel is an

integral part of this role. Related Pharma experience is not essential

but is desirable. Previous meeting experience or the desire to work and

succeed in the meeting planning industry is paramount. Experience of

Microsoft Office including Access database would be an advantage.

Weekend/holiday travel required as the business needs dictate. a)

Attention to detail and accuracy are essential. b) Team player, c)

ability to multi-task and, d) PC literate e) Strong administration and

Customer Service skills.

As the appointee to this position will have regular contact with senior

level researchers around the world, diplomacy, sensitivity to other

cultures, and extreme professionalism are mandatory for success.

Education

Good level of written English

Other European languages and advantage

MS office, Word, Excel, Outlook essential.

29. National Sales Manager; Washington Convention and Tourism Corp;

Washington, DC

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include the following, but are

not limited to)

1. Generate bookings for meetings and conventions according to the

priorities outlined in the marketing plan or more specifically meet

certain market segment factors.

2. Coordinate and participate in local promotional events and local

industry trade shows with a view towards developing Washington, DC

business interests.

3. Produce sales leads for destination hotel partners.

4. Follows up on lead sources by inquiry, through trade shows and

trade publications.

5. Converts leads into confirmed business; prepares proposals

including quoted costs at the Washington Convention Center as well as

executing and overseeing client site inspections.

6. Assist the direct sales effort by attending sales missions,

meetings, trade shows and other industry-related functions.

7. Maintain good product knowledge of the destination including the

area (attractions, recreation, climate, etc.), convention center, hotels

and services.

8. Maintains awareness of industry trends and competing cities (ie.

through trade journals, industry participation and travel)

9. Manage client relationships to ensure adequate account servicing.

10. Execute all other duties as assigned by the Director of Sales and

Sr. Vice-President of Convention Sales & Services.

Contact: Chere Sanders

Phone: 202-789-7035

Fax: 202-448-8593

hr@washington.org

http://www.washington.org

30. Registration & Housing Manager; American College of Cardiology;

Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=2078800

31. Annual Meeting Coordinator; American Society of Hematology;

Washington, DC

ASH, a prestigious medical association located in Washington, DC seeks

an Annual Meeting Coordinator to work closely with the Annual Meeting

Manager to plan and ensure the success of the association's

20,000-attendee annual meeting.

Specifically, the Annual Meeting Coordinator manages the operations of

the annual meeting functions that occur in the headquarters hotels and

coordinates shuttle bus and childcare services during the annual

meeting. Specific responsibilities include; selecting food and

beverage, managing meeting room assignments and setup, coordinating

telecommunications, reviewing and approving banquet event orders,

providing meeting specifications to hotels, coordinating audio visual

requirements, creating RFP's for shuttle buses and child care services,

reviewing service provider proposals and making provider

recommendations, coordinating logistics with transportation company,

determining shuttle bus schedules, managing on-site child care, respond

to questions related to housing and assigning vendor housing.

This position requires two to three years of experience assisting with

the planning of a large citywide meeting or convention including working

with housing, transportation, childcare, food and beverage selection and

meeting room setup. Additional requirements include good organizational

skills, including attention to detail; an ability to interact and

communicate effectively orally and in writing; the ability to

efficiently manage time, meet schedules/deadlines and multitask;

computer proficiency and the ability to learn new software; an ability

to work under pressure of timelines and deadlines; flexibility with

schedule and willing to work overtime during the heavy conference season

in order to meet deadlines.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary

requirements to jobs@hematology.org with the subject line “Annual

Meeting Coordinator.”

32. Meeting Planner; NFPA; Quincy, MA

The NFPA is recruiting for an experienced person to oversee a variety of

meetings and conferences. A minimum of 5 years experience as a meeting

planner is required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred. Candidates must

have a proven track record of managing citywide conferences preferably

for an Association with international exposure. The position requires

that someone have excellent communication skills, be organized, and

proficient on the computer. Some travel required. A CMP is desired.

Requirements

. Bachelor degree required; . Certified meeting professional (CMP)

desired; . 5 – 7 years of meeting planning experience; . Experience

managing citywide conferences; . Excellent communication and

interpersonal skills; . Ability to lead, plan, and work in an organized

manner is essential; . Some travel required; . Association experience

desired; . Computer proficiency in FileMaker Pro, Word and Excel desired

Full details on this, and other open positions at the National Fire

Protection Association are available under the Career Center link at

www.nfpa.org.

If interested, please send resume to: Human Resources, NFPA One

Batterymarch Park Quincy, MA 02169-7471 Email: hr@nfpa.org Fax: (617)

984-7055

An equal opportunity employer / Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

33. Travel Operations Director; The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.;

New York

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2609711&keywords=&ref=1

34. President and CEO; Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau; Pocono

Mountains, PA

SearchWide had been retained to recruit a new President and CEO of the

Pocono Mountains Vacation Bureau. This individual will be responsible

for the growth of tourist and group business segments by developing and

executing effective marketing and sales strategies as well as providing

strategic leadership and oversight of the organization in all aspects of

its operations and mission. This highly visible position will interface

with key community, government, media and tourism leaders to represent

the tourism industry and demonstrate its positive impact on the entire

area. He or she will need to immediately form strong and meaningful

relationships with all stakeholder groups and maintain the momentum on

the branding initiative while continuing to strengthen it. Ideal

background will include the ability to set short and long term goals

that are challenging, realistic and measurable while being a motivator

with a contagious positive attitude. A bachelor's degree with extensive

knowledge of the meetings and tourism industry, its distribution

channels, customers and the key channels that drive business are

required. The President and CEO will report to the Board of Directors.

Contact: Mike Gamble

gamble@searchwide.com

SearchWide

35. Senior Meeting/Event Planner; California Host, Inc.; San Francisco,

CA

Looking for a fabulous place to work? Read on.

From our scenic office high atop the Embarcadero Center, we are an

innovative leader in the Event and Meeting Management industry. For

thirty-five years we've been managing highly successful corporate events

for business titans such as Google, Apple, HP, Wells Fargo, Harpo

Productions, Visa, and Volkswagen of America. We also coordinate

non-business events such as the World Economic Forum and a red carpet

gala for Glide Memorial. Many of our events take us to exciting global

locales where we're treated to the finest amenities.

In summary, our business is a fabulous place to work and our team prides

itself on providing excellent service for a high-end clientele.

We're currently growing our team and are selectively looking for an

experienced exceptional meeting planner. We may be a good match if you

have:

A passion for providing your clients with excellent service.

Powerful self-management skills.

A proven event management background and a drive to produce results.

Strong experience in the hospitality and events management sector and/or

as a convention service manager.

A positive, professional, and team-oriented attitude.

A keen attention to detail.

Must have 5 years plus in corporate or 3rd party.

Does this sound like you? If so, send us an email, including your resume

and cover letter, to Lauren@Californiahost.com. We're accepting

applications through Friday, July 13, 2007.

36. Director of Education & Events; Confidential; Lansing, MI

POSITION PURPOSE:

Direct and implement MCUL's education and training function, ensuring

that the educational needs of member credit unions are met in a

proactive and timely manner. The Director of Education & Events is

responsible for positioning MCUL as a clearinghouse of educational

resources and represents the MCUL in state and national educational

networks.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Work with the Executive Vice President of Association Services to

ensure that the League strategic plan initiatives and key performance

measurements for education are being met.

2. Identify, design, implement and market appropriate, cost-effective

and timely training programs for Michigan credit unions. Work with

League staff to be continuously aware of current and developing issues

affecting credit unions. Assume a proactive stance in presenting these

issues to member credit unions by way of seminars and conferences

throughout the state including the Annual Convention & Exposition

(AC&E).

3. Insure development of annual business plans and budgets for each

planned training event with the objective of meeting attendance and

budgetary goals for revenues and expenses. Monitor expenses and program

income on an on-going basis and adjust program offerings as necessary.

4. Support the online learning manager in developing and maintaining the

Online Credit Union Campus, and directing the future direction of this

training and networking solution. Cross promote the Online Credit Union

Campus to trainers, chapter leaders and credit union staff and

management.

5. Manage the performance and professional development of department

staff; ensuring that on-site logistics meet the needs of individual

programs and that promotional materials are developed and targeted

according to marketing goals.

6. Develop and maintain relationships with business partners and vendors

to identify exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.

7. Serve as the primary liaison for the Educational Needs Taskforce.

Serve as the League liaison to national groups, including AACUL, CUNA &

Affiliates, other state leagues, CUNA Mutual, CUcorp, CenCorp and all

other business partners for education and training matters.

8. Maintain contact with chapter representative

Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

1. Effective written and verbal communication skills, including

effective public speaking/training skills and ability to present ideas

in a clear, concise manner.

2. Thorough knowledge of large meeting planning, including 3-5 years

progressive work experience in related position.

3. Knowledge of training and education industry including at least two

years work experience in education program design, implementation and

presentation.

4. Strong negotiation skills.

5. Three years management experience.

6. One year experience developing, implementing and managing business

plans and budgets.

7. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers in a

work-team atmosphere.

8. Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize and

effectively complete many multi-facetted, complex projects with

conflicting deadlines while staying within budgetary constraints.

9. Ability to delegate to and manage others.

10. Ability to oversee marketing and training programs including design

of promotional materials; targeting marketing efforts and segmenting

market as needed.

11. Bachelor of Science degree in one of the following areas: education,

human resource development (HRD), training and development or equivalent

professional experience.

12. In-state, overnight travel as well as some out-of-state travel is

required.

13. Lansing-based position.

OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Prior credit union system experience.

2. Prior trade association experience.

3. Prior financial industry experience.

4. General working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet

applications.

Education

4 Year degree plus at least 3 years experience

**NO PHONE CALLS**

You may fax your resume 734-420-1670 or email it to

Humanresources@mcul.org

37. Catering Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select DFW Airport North;

Irving, TX

The Holiday Inn Select DFW Airport North will be re-flagging to a

Wyndham in the Summer of 2007! We are looking for an experienced,

exiting an energetic catering sales manager to join our team. This 281

room full-service property is currently going through a renovation. The

Catering Sales Manager is responsible for booking catering events in the

hotel. The Catering Sales Manager provides these services in accordance

with Lodgina and brand requirements. This position reports to the

Director of Sales & Marketing.

Responsibilities

Responsible for booking and servicing local functions, which may include

weddings, banquets and meetings. Will be familiar with negotiating and

drafting group contracts and function event orders. Responsible for

detailing events and prospecting for new catering business. Attending

trade shows and hotel-sponsored functions is required.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to plan, direct and sell.

Must be experienced in designing creative menus and breaks. Attention to

detail is very important. Candidate should have previous hotel and/or

venue catering sales experience.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Please send resume, references and salary requirements to Jessica Foret

at jforet@lodgian.com or fax to 972-815-0262.

Jessica Foret

Director of Sales & Marketing

972-815-0208

jforet@lodgian.com

38. Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select DFW Airport North; Irving, TX

The hotel will be re-flagged a Wyndham in the summer of 2007! We are

looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated sales person to join the

team during the exciting conversion process. This 281 room full-service

airport property has 12,000 square feet of meeting space.

Responsibilities

Responsible for developing the SMERFE and/or Government & association

markets while concentrating on the solicitation of new, profitable

business. Will block guest and meeting accommodations, create contracts,

and implement sales plans. May also be responsible for attending trade

shows, interacting with all departments, maintaining complete product

knowledge and participating in sales meetings.

Only qualified candidates with previous hotel sales experience.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to plan, direct and sell.

Must also be able to work independently, resolve issues, calculating

prices, communicate effectively, maintain customer contact, and prepare

reports. Driving record must meet the company's standards.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Send resume with salary requirements and references to Jessica Foret at

jforet@lodgian.com or fax to 972-815-0262.

39. Event Services Coordinator; National Rifle Association; Fairfax, VA

Responsible for a variety of duties within Volunteer Fundraising

including support for The NRA Foundation store, Friends of NRA (FNRA),

the state volunteer structure and administrative support as assigned.

Oversee apparel program responsibilities including printing and accuracy

of the different flyers, product sales and customer service issues.

Assist Event Services Manager in developing effective communications

tools to market Friends of NRA to NRA members and the general public.

Assist Event Services Manager in developing and designing support

materials for Friends of NRA and the national sponsor program, including

designing flyers, ads, brochures and other support materials as

directed. As needed, provide design and development assistance for

newsletters and articles with promotion and special merchandise

opportunities.

High visibility with NRA field staff, vendors, affiliated organizations

and volunteers. Position functions in a fast paced, deadline oriented

work environment with varied priorities and responsibilities with

minimal direct supervision. Weekend work is occasionally required.

Ability to lift and carry 25-30 pounds required. Travel occasionally

required. Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration or

Fine Art required. Relative work experience may be considered.

Experience with program marketing, promotion, special event coordination

and development is a plus. Excellent oral and written communications

skills required. Strong computer skills, including work processing and

database proficiency required. Experience with Web design, HTML, Quark

and Photoshop are desired.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter (required) with salary

requirements to: careers@nrahq.org or fax: 703/267-3938. The NRA offers

excellent benefits and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

40. Program Assistant-Annual Meeting; American Society of Clinical

Oncology; Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23571011&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

41. Meetings Specialist; American Nurses Association; Silver Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23980916&jobSummaryIndex=5&agentID=

42. Exhibits Manager; American Telemedicine Association; Washington, DC

We're looking for someone who loves to sell exhibit space and

sponsorships. Need a top-notch professional who is comfortable on the

phone and won't stop until the goal is met. Great customer service is a

must. Need articulate individual and team player who understands all

aspects of the association meeting industry and can wear many hats

including general meeting planning. Must have experience with budgets

and appropriate software and web applications. Experience with A2Z

software a plus. The American Telemedicine Association member is a high

technology healthcare professional – ATA hosts one major trade show and

one smaller table-top meeting/year. Fast-paced, demanding environment,

but very rewarding for the right person. If interested, send resume to

awatland@americantelemed.org. Visit the ATA website for more

information.

Contact: Alice Watland

Phone: 202-223-3333

Fax: 202-223-2787

awatland@americantelemed.org

http://www.americantelemed.org

43. Director of Account Management; Confidential; Seattle, WA

Fast growing meeting management company is looking for a skilled meeting

management professional who will co-manage a key account that involves

the selection process for events.

The Director of Account Management will co-manage a key account that

involves the site selection process for designated events. He or she

will report directly to the Vice President . This position requires an

individual with in dept knowledge of logistic management, hotel

contracts, convention center license agreement, catering contracts and

other site venue agreements. This account generated over 350 hotel

transactions in 2006. Events range in size from 100pp to 15,000pp using

multi-hotels. He or she must have the ability to handle details of

meeting space allocation for complex events. This position will require

a bachelor's degree with the availability for travel up to five days a

month.

RESPONSIBILITIES (INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING):

. Co-manage large volume of contacts; account generated over

350 hotel transactions in 2006

. Contracting: must have understanding of all hotel and

convention center contract terms

. Position requires candidate to work cohesively with

designated event Vendors to ensure the strategic objectives are achieved

for each Event

. Event Project Management: Manage the meeting space

allocation for designated account events. Key events include 8

designated city wide programs that require convention center and

multi-hotel guestroom usage ranging from 20-45 hotels per event; ranging

in size from 100pp to 15,000pp

. Candidates must be fully engaged in selection process to

ensure Event budget requirements are achieved

. Position requires frequent contact with Convention and

Visitors Bureau's, Hotel National chains, Convention Center facilities,

internal meeting planning staff and key vendors

QUALIFICATIONS

. Requires knowledge of hotel contracts, convention center

license agreement, catering contracts and other site venue agreements

. Must have a keen understanding of meeting space allocation

and planning

. Must have ability to grasp details of complex multi-level

events

. Bachelor degree (preferred) and/or 10 years equivalent work

experience required

. Must have excellent management, communication (verbal and

written), interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills

. Must have excellent customer relationships and leadership

abilities

. Candidate needs to be highly self motivated and directed to

. Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and multiple

demands sometimes requiring extensive work hours

. Ability to handle travel schedule 10 days a month on average

. Excellent communication skills with internal customers and

vendors

. Ability to develop presentation material and present to all

management levels

. Self-motivated requiring minimal supervision for successful

assignment completion

. Excellent time management and organization skills to meet

required internal customer deadlines.

CORE COMPETENCIES AND CHARACTERISTICS NEEDED

. Ability to offer advice and council

. Strategic thinker

. Ability to multi-task

. Strong communication skills

Relocation package and competitive salary for the right candidate.

Interested and qualified candidates email your resume as an attachment,

with a cover note highlighting your experience as it relates to this

position, with your current salary or salary requirements and send it to

Dawn Penfold, CMP President, The Meeting Candidate Network, Inc. at

dawn@meetingjobs.com.

Qualified candidates will be contacted within 7 business days.

Contact: Dawn Penfold

Phone: 212-689-7686

Fax: 212-689-0267

dawn@meetingjobs.com

http://www.meetingjobs.com

44. Event Planning Coordinator; Confidential; Washington, DC

Seeking a PT (16-24 hrs/week) Event Planning Coordinator for conference

center in Washington, DC. This Position acts as a liaison between our

internal clients and the Operational staff, to facilitate all stages of

the planning process. Must possess strong computer skills. The chosen

applicant should be customer service oriented, possess strong

organizational skills and professionalism. For consideration for this

position, please send resume and cover letter to

cedillo-irene@aramark.com

45. Front Of House Manager; The Ritz-Carlton; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24017841&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

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