Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 6 August 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)

6 August 2007

Welcome to the Hospitality and Event Planning Network, a career and

relationship building newsletter network for all who work in the

hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Event Coordinator; Technology Training Corporation; Washington, DC

2. Event Administrator; Syniverse Technologies, Inc.; Tampa, FL

3. Trade Show Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

4. Manager, Exhibits & Sponsorships; Association of Legal

Administrators; Lincolnshire, IL

5. Meeting Coordinator II; CH2M HILL OMI; Englewood, CO

6. Convention Services Manager; The Fairmont San Francisco; San

Francisco, CA

7. Director of Events and Education; National Association of Federal

Credit Unions; Arlington, VA

8. Meetings Coordinator; AA Temps/Ardelle Financial; Washington, DC

9. Director, Event Planning; Business Software Alliance; Washington, DC

10. Convention Sales Coordinator; San Francisco Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Washington, DC

11. National Sales Manager, Midwest Region; San Francisco Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Chicago, IL

12. National Sales Manager; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau;

Newport Beach, CA

13. Conference Coordinator I; University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX

14. Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales Executive; BICSI; Tampa, FL

15. Citywide Sales Manager, Washington DC Region; Denver Metro

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Denver, CO

16. Director Travel Industry Sales; Greater Phoenix Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Phoenix, AZ

17. Executive Director; Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau;

Kennett Square, PA

18. Director of Associate Memberships & Events; NATJA; El Segundo, CA

19. President; Door County CVB; Wisconsin

20. Director of Midwest Sales; Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Louisville, KY

21. Regional Sales Manager; The Historic Tidewater Inn; Washington, DC

22. Marketing Director; Bucks County CVB; Bensalem, PA

24. Director of Sales; Sonoma County Tourism Bureau c/o IMS LLC; Santa

Rosa, CA

25. Annual Conference Project Coordinator; ASCD; Alexandria, VA

26. Sales/Customer Service; Capital Party Rentals; Dulles, VA/Rockville,

MD

27. Advertising Account Executive; Alabama Southern Bride Magazine;

Birmingham & Mobile, AL

28. Special Events Coordinator-San Francisco; Cystic Fibrosis

Foundation; Sausalito, CA

29. Special Events Director; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Long Island, NY

30. Fund-raising and Special Events Manager; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;

Bethesda, MD

31. Executive Director; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Anaheim, CA

32. Membership Director; The Briar Club; Houston, TX

33. Operations Director; ad:tech; San Francisco, CA

34. Senior Sales Executive; dmg world media; San Francisco, CA

35. Program Manager; National Association of Home Builders; Washington,

DC

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

University; Fairfax, VA

37. Training Assistant; ManTech International Corporation; Falls Church,

VA

38. Coordinator, Choice Adv. Proj.; Choice Hotels International;

Phoenix, AZ

39. Travel Coordinator, MVI #3025; PATH; Bethesda, MD

40. Convention Manager/Meeting Planner; Executive Administration, Inc.;

Arlington Heights, IL

41. Sales Manager; GES Exposition Services; Chicago, IL

42. Account Manager; ConferenceDirect-International; London, United

Kingdom

43. Coordinator of Operations; CMI Speaker Management; Calgary, AB,

Canada

44. Manager of Constituent Relations; University of St. Thomas; St.

Paul, MN

45. Association Senior Associate; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

46. Meeting Planner; Friends & Company Staffing Services; Mclean, VA

47. Special Event Manager/Fundraiser for Walk Campaign; Crohn's &

Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA); Alexandria, VA

48. Special Events Coordinator; Center for American Progress;

Washington, DC

49. Major Gifts and National Events Manager; Center for American

Progress; Washington, DC

50. Meeting Planner/Registration Coordinator; AASCU; Washington, DC

51. Campus Events Manager, Campus Progress; Center for American

Progress; Washington, DC

52. Part-Time Meetings Coordinator; Small trade association; Alexandria,

VA

53. Catering Coordinators; Panera Bread; Lansdowne and Ashburn, VA

54. Business Development Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

55. Meetings and Events Coordinator; Americans for the Arts; Washington,

DC

56. Manager, Sales Meeting Planning; Shire; Wayne, PA

57. Event Planner; Christian Union; Princeton, NJ

58. Meeting Planner – Leave Replacement for Possible Nine Months;

Hydraulic Institute; Parsippany, NJ

59. Special Event Program Manager; City of Glendale; Glendale, AZ

60. Manager, Exhibit Services; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

61. Coordinator, Exhibit Services; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

62. National Sales Manager; Boston Convention Marketing Center;

Washington, DC

63. Project Planner; Encore Planning; Golden, CO

64. VP, Professional Development & Meeting Services; American Dietetic

Association (ADA); Chicago, IL

65. Meeting Coordinator; National Academies; Washington, DC

66. Accounting Manager; Capital Hilton Hotel; 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.

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

Do you know of an upcoming conference that the HEPN readers should be

aware of? Send the details to sonjahepn@comcast.net for inclusion in the

next newsletter!

*************

1. Event Coordinator; Technology Training Corporation; Washington, DC

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6239

2. Event Administrator; Syniverse Technologies, Inc.; Tampa, FL

Position Description Coordinates and manages planning and logistics

associated with execution of corporate events and tradeshows. Consults

with other areas (sales, marketing, business development) as needed to

ensure internal customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

o Develop and execute corporate events and tradeshows within timelines

and budgets to increase brand recognition, generate sales leads, and

provide support to company industry partners, based on company's

strategic objectives

o Develop and maintain strategic relationships with conference

producers, exhibit managers and association management to ensure

preferred positioning and early access to opportunities

o Negotiate exhibition space and related promotional opportunities on a

show by show basis

o Write and communicate event plans, other internal communications for

each event/trade show

o Negotiate with, manage and execute on site vendors and exhibit design

vendors to maximize budget and ensure branding guidelines are maintained

and brand awareness objectives are met or exceeded

o Build, manage and track individual event budgets

o Pack and ship collateral materials and supplies in support of each

event

o Communicate timelines and expectations and work with Corporate

Communications team for deliverables related to trade show floor

presentations, solution sheets, special advertising, other collateral

materials and website support

o Execute evaluation process

o Collaborate on selection of appropriate sales promotion and sales gift

items to help build customer relationships and increase brand awareness

in a multicultural international environment

Required Qualification

– Certified meeting professional designation is beneficial

– 2-3 years experience with sole responsibility as event manager;

exhibiting increasing levels of responsibility (will consider recent

college graduates with exceptional credentials, degree in Meeting

Management)

– Experience in business to business marketing

– Knowledge and/or experience in telecommunications industry is helpful

– Ability to withstand deadline-oriented stress, conflicting needs and

resource limitations

– Superior attention to detail with ability to multi task

– Negotiation skills

– Ability to determine appropriate function space and set-up

requirements

– Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or as part of a

team

– Comfortable interacting with executives as well as building

relationships with staff assistants

– Excellent verbal and written communication and problem solving skills

– Able to work flexible hours and travel as required

– Independent and responsible with strategic as well as tactical

abilities

– Travel 30%, mostly international

– Applicants with multiple language skills will be given special

consideration

– BA or BS in related field

Please send resumes to Kim Geralds – Event & Web Marketing Manager, at

kim.geralds@syniverse.com.

3. Trade Show Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Professional Experience:

* Bachelor's degree from four-year accredited college/university

* Not less than 2 years experience in sales

* Experience with event marketing, web sales, advertising sales

Technical Skills/Training:

* PC experience with Windows operating system and a variety of

software programs (word-processing, spread sheets, presentation and

database applications)

* Excellent oral and written communications.

* Is strong in project management and utilizes technology to assist

with efficiency.

* Understands business sales process, particularly inside sales

Supervisory Responsibility:

Limited Supervision of:- Senior Trade Show Associates-

Trade Show Associates

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Primary Role:

* Is responsible for all sales as it relates to exhibit booth

sales, web, sponsorship and advertising sales for the association.

* Works closely with AE and Show manger to determine strategy and

tasks to increase sales and revenue.

* Works with the show manager and marketing on how best to position

product being sold. Also identifies threats with competition and other

impact to the show revenue.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Handles all booth, web, sponsorship and advertising sales

* Helps develop budget and projections for revenue goals

* Database management to increase number of prospects

* Establishes sales strategy.

* Monitors overall sales plan, mailing, and web updates

* Provides sales reports for client, AE and show manager

* Develops ways to capture attendee demographic information

* Has an understanding of trade show marketing, operations, sales

* Becomes an industry sounding board and can identify potential

trends

* Assists with sales policies and rules.

* Can develop a plan for space allocation process

CORE COMPETENCIES

* Focused on customer service

* Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills

* Ability to teach, train and manage staff when needed

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and seek

direction when necessary

* Ability to work as a leader as well as a team member to best

service client and SmithBucklin

* Ability to follow-through on all projects and maintain

consistent work performance

* Self motivated

* Works well under pressure

* Flexibility to handle multiple priorities/goals

* Understands how to increase revenues with existing programs

* Is creative when establishing new revenue program and

sponsorships

* Can clearly communicate industry trends to the client

* Understands how best to compete with other shows within the

industry.

* Outgoing, friendly and aggressive in growing revenue for the

Association and SmithBucklin.

* Knowledge and understanding of the purpose, structure and goals

of SmithBucklin as well as the inter-relationship between association

areas, i.e., membership, publications, accounting, etc.

* Represents SmithBucklin in a professional manner

* Fosters positive working relationships with team members, peers

and clients that promotes Smithbucklin's corporate philosophy on client

services.

WashingtonHR@smithbucklin.com

4. Manager, Exhibits & Sponsorships; Association of Legal

Administrators; Lincolnshire, IL

The Association of Legal Administrators, located in Chicago's Northern

suburbs, is an international organization providing support to

professionals involved in the management of law firms, corporate legal

departments, and governmental legal agencies. We currently have an

exciting opportunity for an experienced Exhibits and Sponsorships

Manager.

As the Manager of Exhibits & Sponsorships you will develop, implement,

manage and evaluate strategic marketing and sales plans for all ALA

exhibit and sponsorship programs. Responsibilities include exhibit booth

and sponsorship sales, new market development and prospecting of sales

leads, and establishment of financial goals and budgets for exhibit

booth and sponsorship sales. You will have comprehensive responsibility

for full on-site exposition management including floor plan design,

booth assignment, development and implementation of exhibit contract

policies and ALA exhibitor rules and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in public relations or

other relevant discipline plus 5 to 7 years exhibit/tradeshow management

experience. Current certification as a CMP, CMM or CEM is preferred.

We're looking for someone with a proven sales ability that understands

basic marketing concepts. Excellent interpersonal skills required to

communicate effectively and develop and build relationships with

exhibitors, members and staff. Strong financial management and computer

skills, including Microsoft Office and database software, are essential.

Frequent travel required. Send resume, including cover letter and

salary history to careers@alanet.org

Working at the Association of Legal Administrators: We currently have 37

employees working out of one location, Lincolnshire, Illinois. We offer

a 37.5 hour workweek, excellent medical benefits with Blue Cross Blue

Shield of Illinois, comprehensive dental benefits with Principal as well

as life insurance, short-term and long-term disability benefits. We have

a generous time off policy and flexible work schedules as well as a

401(k) plan. We work in individual offices (no cube farm here), have

unlimited free coffee, tea, and pop, with access to an on-site fitness

facility. Other benefits include continuing education opportunities and

casual Fridays!

5. Meeting Coordinator II; CH2M HILL OMI; Englewood, CO

CH2M HILL OMI is a leader in the management of water and wastewater

systems, offering a wide range of services for customers in government

and industry. We are seeking to hire a qualified Meeting Coordinator II.

This position provides support for the Meeting & Event Department in

planning and executing meetings and events. Tasks include assisting with

the location, food, transportation, and presentation arrangements for

meetings (approximate attendee size of 15 to 70) and objectives.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Price out multiple locations including lodging, audio-visual, food &

beverage, meeting room setup, airfare, ground transportation, outside

activities, and available dates of all of the above as directed

– Work with convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and other industry

resources to short-list which locations will receive RFPs

– Provide Customers with location options and suggestions based on RFP

process and professional experience allowing them to make an informed

decision about meeting location and dates

– Perform site selection as directed based on Customer requests, overall

cost, site location, and reference checks

– Review and initiate negotiations for contracts for lodging, meeting

space, audio-visual, ground transportation, catering, recreational

activities, speakers, photography, and outside events, and then

transitioned to an authorized contract signer within department for

final review and signature

– Work with Customers to create a successful program, as well as build

inter-departmental relationships to assist in event planning and

execution, including regular contact with employees across the

Enterprise

– Work with service providers to create and manage banquet events orders

(BEOs) with details on catering, audio-visual, room setup and other

meeting details as well as forwarding BEOs to on-site contact

– Provide on-site assistance as requested and needed

– Coordinate pre-conference and post-conference meetings with service

providers

– Perform other duties as necessary

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

– Normal office environment and meeting location (on-site) environments

– Ability to lift boxes for on site setup

– Ability to travel 20 percent of the time

Basic Qualifications:

– High School Diploma or GED

– 4+ years of experience in a dedicated meeting planning role

– 2+ years experience with registration management and reporting

– 2+ years experience in the meetings & tourism industry

Preferred Qualifications:

– Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certificate preferred

– Ability to organize work and communicate effectively through verbal

and written means

– Willing to work overtime as required

– Ability to multi-task and work on a number of programs at the same

time

– Ability to interact effectively with people in all levels of positions

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and internet resources

– Ability to read, interpret and understand common industry legal

documents, contract language, financial reports, and invoices

– Ability to calculate discounts, commissions, taxes, service charges

and gratuities

You may apply to this posting through our website at

www.omi.ch2mhill.com, Careers, Current Openings, U.S. Job Openings,

Search Openings, type 19954BR in the Requisition # box area, click

Search. Then, click on the job title and Submit to job. If you encounter

trouble with the system, you may email your resume, via Word document

only, to careers@ch2m.com. PLEASE REFERENCE 19954BR/PF in the subject

line.

6. Convention Services Manager; The Fairmont San Francisco; San

Francisco, CA

Challenge, Growth, Opportunity…Fairmont! Your future awaits at

Northern California's premiere luxury destination!

OVERVIEW

Located atop famous Nob Hill, this historic landmark hotel has been

regarded as the pinnacle of hospitality and luxury in San Francisco, and

throughout the world. In addition to its 591 guestrooms and suites, the

hotel also offers two fabulous restaurants and lounges, as well as

55,000 square feet of spectacular function space. With a panoramic view

of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San

Francisco holds an unmatched blend of elegance and superb service for an

unforgettable stay.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Director of Convention Services, the Convention

Services Manager is responsible for selling and servicing all events for

clients, conventions, and corporate groups. The Convention Services

Manager must oversee accurate planning and execution of all events

details pertaining to the room and convention arrangements, while

handling all food and beverage needs.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

– Sell meeting space and food and beverage by solicitation and

inquiries.

– Consult with arrangers to finalize food and beverage arrangements and

meeting set-up.

– Block appropriate space for functions.

– Service convention groups in all room arrangements, i.e. room

listings, VIP's, upgrades, monitor cut off dates, limo requests, enforce

sales contracts.

– Work closely with operations department ensuring high quality of

service.

– Chair pre-convention meetings.

– Forecast and project group revenue.

– Ensure client satisfaction, and event success.

– Maintain professional attitude and appearance at all times.

– Must be able to handle 2-3 functions or groups at the same time.

– Any other jobs as assigned by the Director of Convention Services.

Reporting to the Director of Convention Services, the candidate must

have 2+ years of Hotel Convention or Meeting Planning experience.

Experience handling large group business a plus. Candidate must have

flexible schedule and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Knowledge of Delphi & Microsoft Office a plus.

Education

Bachelor's degree in hospitality / business preferred, or equivalent

experience.

Interested candidates may apply in person during open application hours

on Tuesdays from 3-5pm and on Thursdays from 9-11am at:

The Fairmont San Francisco

Department of Human Resources

950 Mason Street

San Francisco, CA. 94108

Alternately, candidates may apply via email to:

kerina.stanley@fairmont.com or via fax: 415-772-5049.

Please visit our website at www.fairmont.com where you can learn more

about our outstanding collection of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide!

Fairmont is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

7. Director of Events and Education; National Association of Federal

Credit Unions; Arlington, VA

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), in Arlington,

VA, seeks a Director of Events & Education. This position has overall

responsibility for planning, organizing, and implementing the

association's events and educational programs to ensure the highest

professional program content and quality. This is a management level

position reporting to the Executive Vice President, and supervises

Associate Directors and administrative staff.

Requires a minimum of a B.A./B.S. in business, finance, marketing or

similar discipline; managerial background in corporate, financial, or

association environment with direct experience in event planning,

training, or education; strong project management and contract

negotiation skills; public speaking experience, exceptional oral and

written communication skills; and ability to travel frequently. A

familiarity with the credit union community and responsibilities of its

officials and staff will be considered a plus.

Characteristics desired in the ideal candidate include experience in

trade association meeting planning, experience in collaborating on

marketing and event strategy, strong attention to detail, and the

ability to simultaneously plan and manage multiple events. Strong

computer knowledge, excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills, and

the ability to meet and manage deadlines are required.

Qualified applicants should reply with resume, cover letter, salary

history and salary requirements. EOE

Fax: 703-527-0433

hr@nafcu.org

8. Meetings Coordinator; AA Temps/Ardelle Financial; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24158756&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

****** From Erinn Gray, via Ned Lundquist ******

9. Director, Event Planning; Business Software Alliance; Washington, DC

Hello!

A pr colleague told me about your JOTW service, and I would be grateful

if you could include the following announcement in the next newsletter.

Thank you!

Erinn Gray

Director, Human Resources

Business Software Alliance

1150 18th Street NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

phone: 202-530-5130

fax: 202-872-5501

Under Hospitality/Event Planning Jobs:

Director, Event Planning

The Business Software Alliance (BSA), the foremost organization

dedicated to promoting a safe and legal digital world, is seeking an

event professional with international experience to develop, manage and

execute BSA special events. This position, reporting to the Vice

President of Public Affairs, will be responsible for all aspects of BSA

events inside and outside the U.S. including managing staff and vendors

and overseeing development of web content for meetings and projects.

This position requires an in-depth knowledge of meeting planning,

logistics coordination and vendor management, strong written and oral

communication skills, and the ability to provide service to a broad

spectrum of people at all levels including senior executives, policy

makers, CEOs and General Counsels. Demonstrated experience managing and

coordinating several projects simultaneously and the ability to work

independently are also required. Knowledge and experience in trade

associations or the high tech industry are a plus. We offer outstanding

benefits and a competitive salary. Located at Farragut North.

Send cover letter with salary requirement and resume to:

Director – Human Resources

Business Software Alliance

1150 18th Street NW, Suite 700

Washington DC 20036

Fax: 202/872/5501

Email: resume@bsa.org

EOE.

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10. Convention Sales Coordinator; San Francisco Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Washington, DC

The San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking a Convention

Sales Coordinator for the Washington, DC regional office.

Responsibilities include processing correspondence, expense reports,

monthly reports; handling phone calls; maintaining records and files;

processing requests for San Francisco promotional material; assisting

with site inspections and special projects; participating in sales

calls, presentations, and tradeshows. Some travel may be involved.

Great opportunity for recent college graduate from a hospitality

management program with aspirations in Convention & Visitors Bureau

sales management.

Along with your superior communication and presentation skills, you

should have education and/or training equivalent to college graduate,

preferably with a degree in hospitality management. Must be efficient

in use of MS Office products including Word, Excel, Power Point,

Outlook. Knowledge of EBMS a plus.

If you are interested in joining the San Francisco CVB sales team in the

Washington, DC regional office, please forward your confidential resume

and cover letter to: Mr. Kenley Moy, Senior Director, National Sales

Offices, at Email: kmoy@sfcvb.org or Fax: (202) 452-8948.

Learn more about us at http://www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com/

11. National Sales Manager, Midwest Region; San Francisco Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Chicago, IL

The San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking a National

Sales Manager to manage self-contained accounts within the greater

Midwest region. Responsibilities include generating self-contained

leads and bookings for member hotels; assisting SFCVB citywide sales

managers by maintaining on-the-spot and timely contact with association

and corporate executives headquartered in the greater Midwest area;

organizing and participating in sales trips, site inspections of San

Francisco, face-to-face appointments, presentations, tradeshows, and

client events; selling all Bureau and member services and promoting San

Francisco as a record-breaking attendance meeting destination. This

position will be based in a home office.

Along with your superior communication and presentation skills, you

should have education and/or training equivalent to college graduate,

preferably with a degree in business administration plus 3-5 years

experience in the hotel or convention industry directly related to group

sales. Must be efficient in use of MS Office products including Word,

Excel, Power Point, Outlook. Knowledge of EBMS a plus.

If you are interested in joining the San Francisco CVB sales team,

please forward your confidential resume and cover letter with salary

history to: Mr. Kenley Moy, Senior Director, National Sales Offices, at

Email: kmoy@sfcvb.org or Fax: (202) 452-8948.

Learn more about us at http://www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com/

12. National Sales Manager; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau;

Newport Beach, CA

The NBCVB is seeking an experienced sales professional to solicit

corporate, association and incentive business to generate hotel bookings

for Newport Beach, CA. Position is remotely based in Los Angeles with

market responsibility for the greater LA area.

Qualifications:

Bureau or hospitality sales preferred, excellent communications skills,

proven record of achieving sales quotas, computer literate,

self-motivated, and an ability to travel.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Tim Aylsworth

Newport Beach Conference & Visitors Bureau

110 Newport Center Drive

Suite 120

Newport Beach, CA 92660

949-467-2740 (phone)

949-719-6101 (fax)

tim@nbcvb.com

http://www.visitnewportbeach.com

13. Conference Coordinator I; University of Texas at Austin; Austin, TX

The Texas Union has a position open for a Conference Coordinator I. This

position is part of the Texas Union Informal Class program. The purpose

of the Conference Coordinator I position is to provide responsible,

complex organizational and interpersonal skills requiring the use of

initiative and judgment to: coordinate & monitor courses; serve as

primary contact for instructors & produce 5 seasonal course catalogues.

The required qualifications for this position are: Bachelor's degree. A

combination of one year of experience scheduling and coordinating

conferences, seminars, short-courses or workshops. High school

graduation or GED and five years of the above experience is also

acceptable. Class “C” Operator's Driver's License. Experience

proofreading, editing, and maintaining database records. Experience

using a personal computer. Spelling and typing scores should be on file

with the University.

The preferred qualifications are: more than one year of experience

scheduling and coordinating conferences, seminars, short-courses or

workshops. IBM compatible PC experience. Demonstrated excellent

interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills. Demonstrated

ability to meet deadlines and work under stress. Experience working with

adult education short-courses. Demonstrated ability to use negotiating

skills, especially remaining firm, resolute and energetic. Experience

with FileMaker Pro. Experience with UT Austin policies and procedures.

Spelling score of 90, typing score of 60 wpm preferred.

For a complete job description and applicant instructions, please visit

our website at http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/ and refer to job #

070726018181. Anticipated start date is August 15, 2007.

Security sensitive position; conviction verification conducted on

applicant selected. UT is committed to diversity, and we encourage women

and members of underrepresented groups to apply. An Equal

Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

14. Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales Executive; BICSI; Tampa, FL

Summary of Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales Executive:

Serves as a member of an energetic, results-oriented Conference &

Meetings Department. The primary responsibility of this position is to

contact key vendors and solution providers with a goal of creating

sponsorship packages that are specific to client's business development

requirements and strategic goals. Responsible for implementing exhibit

space sales strategies to achieve and exceed budgetary objectives for

expositions. Service and sell exhibit booth space, sponsorships and

related services to existing and prospective clients. Developing and

maintaining professional working relationships with management,

co-workers, group show directors, operations, marketing and customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other

duties may be assigned.

– New business development

– Effective lead generation & confident with cold calling

– Strong phone based presentation skills

– Ability to identify and design attractive solutions to fit the clients

needs

– Contract negotiation with senior level executives

– Structured sales and call process

– Time management to handle multiple projects

– Develop a complete understanding of each convention and working

knowledge of the industry. This will include industry trends, products

and technologies, purchasing behavior and interests, other major

associations, competitive shows, exc.

– Prospect other sources to include trade publications, competing shows,

directories, lists, etc. for new leads

– Telephone campaigns in assigned territory to increase exhibit sales

results. Establish rapport with exhibitors to identify exhibitor needs

and objectives. Respond to incoming inquires.

– Contact all sold companies at least once a quarter. Post show thank

you calls to all exhibiting companies at prior show.

– Develop comprehensive customer profiles that include products,

competitors, industry served, trade show goals and objectives, marketing

venues utilizes, trade show measurement techniques, other show

participated in, etc.

– Develop working knowledge of understanding of payment policies,

priority points, better space wait list, etc. Work with exhibitors to

assist in pre-show promotion of their presence in the show.

– Recommend and assign exhibit space that best matches exhibitor

objectives.

– Penetrate new market segments for BICSI expositions that will add new

growth opportunities and grater balance to the show¿s presentation of

products and services.

– Thank you visits to all booths to include promotion and discussions of

future BICSI events.

– Sell exhibit space and sponsorships.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform

each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are

representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, and individual should have advanced

knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Must have excellent

internet and research skills. Databases or CRM system experience

required

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma required

College Degree preferred

Minimum of 3 years sales and related experience

Proven telephone sales experience

Trade show exhibit sales experience a plus

Please e-mail resume as an attachment to: hr@bicsi.org

15. Citywide Sales Manager, Washington DC Region; Denver Metro

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Denver, CO

Please visit the following site for details:

http://www.denver.org/Member/Employment.aspx?type=DMCVB

Contact:

Kim Lorenzo-Marshall, PHR

Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

1555 California Street, Ste. 300

Denver, CO 80202

16. Director Travel Industry Sales; Greater Phoenix Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Phoenix, AZ

Responsibilities:

Solicit prospective clients by phone/written correspondence. Staff

consists of TIS Manager and TIS Coordinator. International travel

required. Downtown Phoenix location. EOE.

Qualifications:

Team-oriented professional/3 years international hospitality experience

required/excellent verbal/written communications skills/computer

literacy/bilingual preferred.

Compensation:

Excellent Benefits. Send salary history & requirements.

Contact:

Dominick De Angelo

Greater Phoenix CVB

400 E Van Buren Street

Suite 600

Phoenix, Arizona 85004-2290

humanresources@visitphoenix.com

17. Executive Director; Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau;

Kennett Square, PA

Responsibilities:

Directs and leads Bureau toward its mission. Works directly with Board

on policy making and strategy for organization. Acts as primary

spokesperson for organization. Directly supervises all staff including

positions in sales, communications, membership and office management.

Qualifications:

Several years management-level experience with a convention and visitors

bureau or hospitality-related field. Knowledge of marketing, business

theories and budget development preferred.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

Contact:

Michelle Jennings

Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau

P.O. Box 501

Kennett Square, PA 19348

mjennings@longwoodgardens.org

18. Director of Associate Memberships & Events; NATJA; El Segundo, CA

NATJA is an association of writers and tourism professionals. Looking

for an experienced individual for full-time position. Responsible for

acquisition and retention of Associate Members (DMOs) and development &

execution of Associate programming

Qualifications:

Marketing & event planning experience in tourism, 5 years working w/DMO

or similar, PR experience, Detail oriented, Creative and resourceful,

Great verbal/written communication skills, Write a Monthly Newsletter,

Assist in preparation of RFPs, Stay active in travel industry (attend

trade shows), Current with industry trends, Work on marketing

initiatives

Compensation:

Commensurate w/qualifications and experience. List salary requirements

in cover letter

Contact:

Elizabeth H. Beshear

NATJA

531 Main Street #902

El Segundo, CA 90245

(310) 836-8712 (phone)

(310) 836-8769 (fax)

info@natja.org

http://www.natja.org

19. President; Door County CVB; Wisconsin

The next President of the Door County Visitors Bureau will have a

wonderful professional opportunity to take this well-known and

world-class product to the next level. We will be identifying

individuals who will be a catalyst for action – using industry best

practices and innovative ideas to market and promote one of the

Midwest's top tourism destinations.

The ideal leader will be -above all- an expert communicator; they will

be adept at listening, coalition building and leading through consensus.

Candidates must have a proven track record working in a multiple

stakeholder environment.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Craig Molitor

SearchWide

109 S Union Street

Suite #305

Traverse City, MI 49684

molitor@searchwide.com

SearchWide

20. Director of Midwest Sales; Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Louisville, KY

Responsibilities:

Prospecting, identifying and soliciting meetings, conventions, trade

shows and other group business in the Midwest Region of the United

States for the Louisville, Kentucky area.

Qualifications:

A highly motivated candidate with superior communication and

presentation skills; should also have knowledge of destination marketing

and the meeting industry and a general understanding and working

computer knowledge including MS Windows and MS Office. A Bachelors

degree and/or six to 10 years experience in the meeting planning or

convention bureau environment is required.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; position offers

a comprehensive benefits package.

Contact:

Human Resources

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

401 W Main Street, Suite 2300

Louisville, Kentucky 40202

http://www.GreaterLouisvilleWorks.com

21. Regional Sales Manager; The Historic Tidewater Inn; Washington, DC

Landmark Eastern Shore hotel is seeking a sales person based in the DC

region to solicit business from major feeder cities. Will be responsible

for identifying potential accounts, qualifying and booking groups for

the property.

Qualifications:

Must have three to five years sales experience with strong knowledge of

the hospitality industry in the Washington, DC area. Successful

candidate will have a demonstrated ability to work independently.

Compensation:

Base salary range is $48,000 to $60,000 depending upon experience.

Quarterly incentive plan based on established goals.

Contact:

Steve Seeger

Potomac Hospitality Services

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 600

Washington, DC 20170

202-331-3800 ext. 728 (phone)

202-744-8897 (alt. phone)

202-331-0039 (fax)

smseeger@potomachospitality.com

http://www.potomachospitality.com

22. Marketing Director; Bucks County CVB; Bensalem, PA

Director works to increase overnight visitation from the leisure

travelers through e-marketing, advertising and promotions. They work

directly with the ad agency to plan and implement media plans for

leisure, corporate and group travel. Primarily responsible for all

aspects of marketing materials and collateral, such as the Annual

Visitors Guide. Develops short and long-term marketing plans.

Candidate should have knowledge of the principles and practices of the

tourism industry along with a minimum two years related experience.

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

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

Compensation:

$50,000 to $60,000

Contact:

Jerry Lepping

Bucks County CVB

3207 Street Road

Bensalem, PA 19020

215-639-0300 (phone)

215-642-3277 (fax)

jlepping@BucksCounty.Travel

23. Director of Tourism & PR; Sedona Chamber of Commerce; Sedona, AZ

The Sedona Chamber of Commerce is seeking an experienced tourism

professional for the Director of Tourism & PR position.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in related field and a minimum of five years

experience in destination marketing. Must be very knowledgeable in all

aspects of the travel industry, travel industry PR, the travel

distribution system, destination marketing and working knowledge and

experience using the Internet for destination marketing. Experience must

include developing & managing sales plans and budgets.

Compensation:

$40K – $52K DOE. Excellent benefits. Job posting closes August 15, 2007.

Contact:

Jennifer Wesselhoff

Sedona Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 478

Sedona, AZ 86339

928-204-1123 (phone)

928-204-1064 (fax)

jwess@sedonachamber.com

http://www.visitsedona.com

24. Director of Sales; Sonoma County Tourism Bureau c/o IMS LLC; Santa

Rosa, CA

Responsibilities:

Overall respons. of attracting & booking conventions, trade shows,

group mtgs & tours, leisure travelers. Supervise all sales managers,

sales support staff. Includes a geographic territory & account

responsibility.

Qualifications:

Bachelors degree w/ courses in public admin, coms, journalism, bus.

admin or 5-10 years related exper. General management exper w/ budget of

at least $1 million. Min. 5 yrs senior level experience, min. 2 yrs as

Director of Sales w/ a CVB, hotel, convention center, hospitality

related bus. Expertise in sales & mktg, strategic planning, sales admin,

staff dev, finance. Preferred exper in: CA, TX, IL/Midwest, DC, Pacific

Asia.

Compensation:

Compet. salary commensurate w/ exper, full benefits package avail

Contact: Chuck McPherson

Sonoma County Tourism Bureau

1275 4th Street #139

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

chuck@imstrackmeet.com

http://www.sonomacounty.com/

25. Annual Conference Project Coordinator; ASCD; Alexandria, VA

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) has an

exciting opportunity for a Project Coordinator in our Annual Conference

group.

This position requires strong hands-on administrative skills, along with

the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Strong writing

and organization skills are essential. Successful candidates should hold

an associates or bachelor's degree with a minimum of two years related

work experience. Interest in education is a plus.

We're looking for candidates who have a strong customer-service

orientation, can multi-task and work independently and collaboratively.

If this describes you, send a cover letter with salary requirement and

resume to HR@ascd.org or Fax to 703 575-5402.

Founded in 1943, ASCD is a nonprofit organization and is one of the

largest professional development organizations for educator leaders. We

provide education information services, offer cutting-edge professional

development for effective teaching and learning, and support activities

to provide educational equity for all students. To learn more about

ASCD, check out our website at www.ascd.org. M/F/V/D

26. Sales/Customer Service; Capital Party Rentals; Dulles, VA/Rockville,

MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=2263620

27. Advertising Account Executive; Alabama Southern Bride Magazine;

Birmingham & Mobile, AL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=2260563

28. Special Events Coordinator-San Francisco; Cystic Fibrosis

Foundation; Sausalito, CA

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is dedicated to finding a cure and

improving the quality of life for the children and young adults who are

afflicted with this genetic ailment. CFF has been characterized as a

virtual drug company, funding extensive research and forming innovative

partnerships with research hospitals and pharmaceutical companies.

SmartMoney, the magazine of The Wall Street Journal, has recognized CFF

as a charity that won't waste your money.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, has immediate opening for a creative,

enthusiastic, team-oriented individual to assist with the logistics of

implementing and marketing a variety of special events. Individual will

be responsible for administrative functions, maintaining volunteer

database, working with vendors, soliciting donations for events and

assisting with volunteer recruitment. Fundraising experience a plus.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Access a must. Strong communication

skills required.

This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents toward

achieving a life enhancing mission, while benefiting from the resources

and full support of our prestigious organization. Competitive salary and

benefits, including 3 weeks paid vacation annually and comprehensive

CIGNA P.P.O. health plan covering medical, dental and vision and 401k

matching. EOE. Please submit resume, cover letter and salary history

directly online to www.cff.org under Employment Opportunities.

29. Special Events Director; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Long Island, NY

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a leading non-profit health care

organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of

life for those with CF, is seeking an experienced fundraiser for a key

position in our Long Island Office.

Responsibilities: recruit sponsors and event participants, build and

manage volunteer core, provide strategic direction and oversee all

aspects of fundraising plans, events may include golf tournament,

walk-a-thon and gala.

Ideal candidate: 3+ years non-profit experience with a proven track

record of salesmanship and a full range of special events/fundraising

experience.

This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents toward

achieving a “life enhancing” mission, while benefiting from the

resources and full support of our prestigious organization. The Cystic

Fibrosis Foundation offers a competitive salary and complete benefit

package with impressive 401(k) investment plan!

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter including

salary history on our website http://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

30. Fund-raising and Special Events Manager; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;

Bethesda, MD

Does your present job offer you.

. Opportunity to train and mentor others from a National office

. Advancement opportunities & access to senior management

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

others!

. Convenient location to Bethesda Metro, Restaurants & Crescent Trail

The National Office of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is growing and has

an exciting opportunity for YOU!

We are seeking an energetic, creative Fund-raising and Special Events

Manager to join our team. Take your knowledge of running fund-raising

special events from the Chapter and mentor and train others at the

National level!. In this role you will consult and strategize with our

80 Chapters throughout the country. Concentrating on Galas and “Young

Professional” events, work to enhance existing fund-raisers and help to

launch new events.

Ideal candidate must have 2-3 years of special event focused

fund-raising experience in a non-profit chapter setting working on

Galas; will be well organized, analytical, creative and have excellent

written and verbal communication skills. This is an excellent growth

opportunity for someone at the chapter level.

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter, including

salary history on our website www.cff.org under employment

opportunities.

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

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

31. Executive Director; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Anaheim, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=2238045

32. Membership Director; The Briar Club; Houston, TX

The Briar Club is a member-owned recreational and social club of over

1200 members who enjoy the highest standards in aquatics, fitness,

tennis, children's programs, and quality cuisine. The Club is located

inside Houston's I 610 loop in the prestigious River Oaks neighborhood.

The Briar Club is seeking a highly competent professional and

experienced Membership Director to join our customer service oriented

team. The Membership Director reports directly to the General

Manager/CEO.

Responsibilities:

. Plans and implements strategies to meet Club membership goals

. Conducts tours and orientations for new and prospective members

. Maintains the Club's membership database

. Serves on Membership Committee to present member additions,

resignations, reclasses and various reports involving membership

statistics

Qualifications:

. Must be proficient in word and excel; web based programs a plus

. Must be organized and accurate

. Must be a self starter and able to work independently

. Must be congenial and have a very warm personality

. Team player

Education/Training/Experience:

. PR and Marketing background

. Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred

. Minimum of 3 years of experience in membership sales

. Country Club experience required

We offer: 401K, Dental, Medical and Life Insurance, Meals, PCMA

Membership

Salary commensurate with experience

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to:

Email: resumes@thebriarclub.com

Fax: 713-622-1366

33. Operations Director; ad:tech; San Francisco, CA

Committed to excellence, dmg world media is an international exhibition

and publishing company. We look for talented, bright individuals who

will understand and fit our entrepreneurial culture, work hard,

demonstrate passion, boundless energy and the desire to have fun.

We're very good at what we do: organizing 320 market leading Trade and

Consumer Shows from the California Gift Show in LA to the Global

Petroleum Show in Calgary and the Index Furniture Show in Dubai. We run

the world's largest Home Show in London and 84 others across the world.

Add this to 65 publishing products and you get a feel for what we do. To

learn more, go to www.dmgworldmedia.com and link from there to hundreds

of our individual product sites.

ad:tech is an interactive advertising and technology conference

dedicated to connecting all sides of today's brand marketing landscape.

Worldwide shows blend keynote speakers, topic driven panels and

interactive workshops to provide attendees with the tools and techniques

they need to compete in a changing world. We're committed to being the

portal to the now and the next of modern marketing.

Based in our Larkspur, CA or Fort Collins, CO office and reporting to

the Show Director, US Events, this position is responsible for all

operational duties for 4 US events. You will be responsible for all

operations and cost control of the US events for ad:tech. You will also

actively work with the sales, content and marketing teams to ensure that

all deliverables are meet and each event is successfully executed. Your

objective will be to meet all deadlines and produce each event within

the budgets provided. As the US show portfolio grows, you will be

required to recruit and manage operation executives.

These will be your responsibilities:

-Run all operational aspects of the events 4 events in North America

-Recruit and manage operation staff as required.

-Manage costs and not exceed cost budget.

-Report on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis to keep senior

management updated on the progress of the show.

-Develop an operations strategy with the Show Director, US Events to

generate maximum savings with venues and suppliers.

-Liaise with all vendors for sponsorship deliverables, food & beverage

programs, signage, AV, event guide, registration etc

To excel in this role, you must have proven success in working within a

target driven marketplace and delivering exceptional events whilst

maintaining cost budgets. You are excited by the opportunities that will

arise from being part of a new fast-moving business. You have at least 5

years of operational and logistical experience and 3 to 5 years of

people management experience, ideally within an exhibition management

environment. Your ability to network, liaise and negotiate with

suppliers and contractors will bring strength to the business. Your

other skills include communication, interpersonal, organization, and

creativity to name a few. You thrive under pressure and meet your

deadlines. You are willing to travel and work flexible hours.

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@ca.dmgworldmedia.com

34. Senior Sales Executive; dmg world media; San Francisco, CA

Committed to excellence, dmg world media is an international exhibition

and publishing company. We look for talented, bright individuals who

will understand and fit our entrepreneurial culture, work hard,

demonstrate passion, boundless energy and the desire to have fun.

We're very good at what we do organizing: 300 market leading Trade and

Consumer Shows from the California Gift Show in LA to the Global

Petroleum Show in Calgary and the Index Furniture Show in Dubai. We run

the world's largest Home Show in London and 84 others across the world.

Add to this, 65 publishing products and you get a feel for what we do.

To learn more, go to www.dmgworldmedia.com and link from there to

hundreds of our individual product sites.

We are seeking a Senior Sales Executive, US with a strong customer focus

to sell exhibit space and sponsorships for a portfolio of 4 shows within

the interactive marketing and advertising market.

The shows are currently run in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and

Miami, and have a current revenue of $9 million. This is a fast-moving

business that we expect to double in size in 3 years, primarily through

launches outside of the US.

Based in our Larkspur, CA corporate headquarters and reporting to the

Show Director, you will be responsible for maximizing exhibit sales and

sponsorships for the North American shows. Your objective will be to

meet and exceed revenue targets.

Below are the specific Job Responsibilities & Key Skills:

-Sell exhibition space and sponsorships to meet or exceed targets

-Develop and implement a sales strategy, with the appropriate systems,

management tools, timelines, and marketing components necessary to

maximize sales results

-Develop existing and potential clients

-Review and monitor competitive publications/exhibitions and identify

and convert new leads

-Identify and develop new business opportunities by organic growth/new

product development

-Liaise with the Operations Team to maintain floor-plans

-Takes personal accountability and initiative

-Identifies issues (pro-active)

-Takes action to resolve (can-do)

-Goes beyond what is required (ownership)

-Maintains composure even in highly visible conflict situations

-Deals effectively with others (internal and external); seeks win-win

solutions

-Demonstrates personal accountability and initiative/goes beyond what is

required

-Looks for new ways of doing things (creatively)

-Successful at building collaborative relationships

-Demonstrates maturity and balance

To excel in this role, you must love to sell. You are excited by the

opportunities that will arise from being part of a new, fast-moving

business. You have a minimum of 5 years sales experience, preferably in

events, and have consistently exceeded targets. You are self-motivated

and work well as part of a team. You are able to anticipate market

trends and be proactive in the market, building and maintaining

relationships with existing clients while bringing in new business. Your

other skills include networking, communication, interpersonal,

negotiation to name a few. You thrive under pressure and meet your

deadlines. You are willing to work flexible hours.

Please forward a copy of your resume with a covering letter to:

careers@ca.dmgworldmedia.com.

35. Program Manager; National Association of Home Builders; Washington,

DC

Seeking an individual with 3+ years experience in program management and

event planning to support the remodeling membership group. Individual

must have strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills

with attention to detail.

Requirements

Marketing, writing and promotional skills and a willingness to take

initiative are also critical. Association background in committee

support and event planning are desirable. Must be able to balance

priorities and meet deadlines. Bachelors Degree in marketing,

communications or related field.

NOTES:

Local Residents Preferred (No Relo). We offer excellent benefits. Submit

salary requirements with resume to JobOpportunities@nahb.com.

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

University; Fairfax, VA

The Associate Director of Operations and Event Services for Johnson

Center and Student Union Operations at George Mason University is a

12-month administrative faculty position that is responsible for

logistical coordination, advising and management of event and

operational activity of the facilities, including setups, portable sound

equipment and in-house a/v technology support and maintenance, union

information desks and student building management, onsite event support,

safety and security. The position is responsible for the leadership,

supervision, training and evaluation of approximately 22 full-time staff

members and 35 student employees; in addition, the position is expected

to work closely with the Associate Director of Training and Programs and

through the Assistant Director of Operations and Assistant Director of

Events Production to ensure quality.

Special Instructions :

MasonAd : George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial

institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields.

Enrollment is 30,000, with students studying in 148 degree programs at

campuses in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William.

Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity

employer encouraging diversity.

Job Close Date : Open Until Filled

Apply at http://jobs.gmu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=72048

37. Training Assistant; ManTech International Corporation; Falls Church,

VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24172476&jobSummaryIndex=5&agentID=

38. Coordinator, Choice Adv. Proj.; Choice Hotels International;

Phoenix, AZ

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24168256&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

39. Travel Coordinator, MVI #3025; PATH; Bethesda, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24159811&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

40. Convention Manager/Meeting Planner; Executive Administration, Inc.;

Arlington Heights, IL

An Arlington Heights-based medical association management firm seeks an

experienced and motivated convention manager and meeting planner.

Reporting to the Director of Meetings and Conventions, the successful

candidate will assist with planning all aspects of several 3,000-person

conventions and smaller leadership meetings.

Responsibilities include assignment of space, preparation of meeting

specs, development of food and beverage, a/v, housing, and

transportation requirements, etc. Candidates must have a thorough

knowledge of meeting and convention management, the ability to work on

multiple projects simultaneously, and excellent administrative and

organizational skills. The successful candidate will have a bachelor's

degree and at least 3 years of association convention management

experience, with medical society experience preferred. This is a growth

opportunity, with advancement potential for the selected candidate.

This search is being conducted by Tuft & Associates. Competitive salary

and benefits. Submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to:

Tuft & Associates

ATTN: Kathleen Kuntzman

1209 N. Astor Street, Chicago,

Illinois 60610

Phone: (773) 478- 2264

Email: Cmarg@tuftassoc.com

41. Sales Manager; GES Exposition Services; Chicago, IL

GES Exposition Services, a leading tradeshow and event marketing

company, is seeking a high-energy, growth-oriented professional with

demonstrated leadership abilities, integrity and passion for hassle-free

service for the position of Sales Manager at our Chicago, IL location.

General Responsibilities:

FUNCTION:

To solicit and secure single and multi-year regional and national

contracts and subcontracts at an acceptable margin of profit to insure

the viability and growth of GES.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Represents GES in a highly visible, positive fashion to

association executives, convention bureau sales personnel, facility

management and personnel.

* Researches, in depth, existing and potential markets which will

utilize GES services. Pursues sales leads obtained from a variety of

sources including publications, convention bureaus, facility

relationships, business and personal contacts, other GES offices, and

current or former business accounts.

* Opens sales files for new and existing shows; develops creative

proposals, imaginatively presents materials, floor plans, rate sheets,

artistic renderings, etc.

* Follows up on sales files daily to remain current with clients'

decisions. Provides clients and potential clients with information and

assistance necessary to render a positive decision to select GES.

* Attends national, regional and state association meetings; meets

with clients out-of-town as required; participates in national GES sales

blitzes where major associations are headquartered.

* Confers with and maintains an on-going dialogue with GES

operations personnel to assure customers receive the finest, most

complete services available.

* Directs the development of floor plans based on knowledge of

convention facilities and fire department rules and regulations.

* Directs the preparation of artistic renderings of entrances, theme

centers, and other special areas as requested by show managers based on

knowledge of location, building materials, lighting and the wide range

of GES's virtually unlimited capabilities.

* Works in cooperation with Credit and Collections personnel to

implement GES credit policies and obtain advance payments as indicated

by Company policy.

* Comprehends various points of view; possesses problem-solving

capabilities; exercises good judgment and renders service-oriented

approach.

* Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary of the

position under the direction of the Director of Sales.

Education/Experience:

* Hotel/Business undergraduate degree preferred

* Two (2) years Sales/Production experience in the Convention

Services Industry preferred

Skills/Competencies:

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Ability to function in a fast paced environment

Give yourself the opportunity to grow with a progressive company

offering excellent compensation and benefits. To discover the advantages

that come with industry leadership, apply on-line at www.ges.com and

click on Careers, then click on apply on-line. No phone calls please.

EOE M/F/V/D Pre-employment substance abuse testing required. Resumes

must be submitted by September 2, 2007.

42. Account Manager; ConferenceDirect-International; London, United

Kingdom

Your expertise in the hospitality/MICE industry can be the basis of a

new career that provides a more flexible and rewarding work environment.

ConferenceDirect, a worldwide meeting solutions company, wants you to

serve major corporations and associations in planning meetings and

events. You will help professionals find proper venues and plan

functions from the comfort and convenience of your office, either from

home or wherever you choose to do business.

You're the Boss at ConferenceDirect.

There is no commuting. No one to tell you what to wear, when to work,

when you can go on holiday. There are no limits to what you can earn.

You can build your income while attending to the needs of your family,

community or your own personal enrichment. And you can tailor your

customer base to your own experience. Complement your strengths, whether

it be hotel bookings, conference management work, housing and

registration services or providing meeting management technology

solutions. There is one aspect you won't have to worry about billing. It

is all centralized; ConferenceDirect takes care of it for you!

Salary Info US$

100% Commission based

Location:

Europe/worldwide

About the Company

ConferenceDirect is a highly respected global meetings solution company

which last year placed some 4500 events representing over 1.7 million

hotel room nights. A new meeting is booked every 20 minutes or so.

The ConferenceDirect advantage for our clients:

Pre-negotiated Standardized Contracts

Cost Savings Reporting

Extensive Buying Intelligence

Preferred Status with Broad Range of Hotel Brands

Comprehensive Site Selection Analysis

Client History Form

Varied Customer Base

Vast Industry Experience

Superior Buying Power

You are part of a respected International company.

When you join ConferenceDirect as a Sales Associate, you immediately

become seamlessly integrated into our worldwide operation. You are tied

to the existing ConferenceDirect network of providers, enabling you to

place your customers in any of the worlds most respected and

sought-after venues. ConferenceDirect has a person specifically

dedicated to start-up assistance for all new associates within our

company.

Every contact with your customers will brand you as part of an

international organization with a professional image. We represent the

very best offered by the hospitality and MICE industry. You can tap into

the expertise of our global network and executives at anytime.

Meeting Planning made Simple. We Save our Customers Time and Money.

That's our vision. There is no better avenue for you to capitalize on

your experience with the lifestyle benefits and income opportunities

provided by ConferenceDirect.

ConferenceDirect currently provides customers the following services:

Venue Finding/Contract Negotiation

Conference Management

Housing & Registration Meeting Management

Technology Solutions

With the support of ConferenceDirect, sales associates provide

convenient, one-stop shopping for their clients. As an associate, you

develop a portfolio of new customers, while building on existing

relationships. You match your customers with a worldwide, centralized

referral system of properties and service providers to meet their needs.

You do business from your home, your own office or wherever you can take

a laptop, cell phone and the ability to fax.

What requirements should the candidate meet?

Your extensive background in hotel or convention bureau sales, meeting

planning, or working as a PCO or DMC is ideal for this opportunity.

Leverage your existing client relationships for mutual benefit.

For more information, contact:

Steven C. Morris

Managing Director

ConferenceDirect-International

steve_morris@conferencedirect.com

www.conferencedirect.com

1-760-469-3770

43. Coordinator of Operations; CMI Speaker Management; Calgary, AB,

Canada

CMI Speaker Management is Canada's largest management company for six of

the top motivational business speakers in North America. Founded by

Karen Harris in 2001, we work with a very select group of energetic and

talented presenters who bring impact, vitality and substance to an

event. We are their virtual `in-house staff and their virtual sales and

marketing team.

We are growing and that is good news for the right person! We require a

full-time Coordinator of Operations. The work will range from

coordinating event logistics for three speakers to handling availability

inquiries to assisting the sales team with bookings to assisting the

sales team with outbound sales and marketing campaigns.

We Are Looking For:

– An action taker and a problem solver

– For someone who will take initiative and work with very little

supervision

– For an individual who thrives in an environment that requires high

energy

– And for someone who loves to work quickly, efficiently and at a fast

pace

Essential Soft Skills:

– Savvy Communicator we work with a wide variety of businesses and

professionals so the ability to think and speak `on our feet is critical

– Customer Oriented we put ourselves in our customer's shoes and look

for ways to make their life easier this attitude is critical to our

success

– Fun Loving we are professional but we also look for ways to make every

connection with our speakers and customers as much fun as possible

– Creative, innovative, passionate and energetic

Essential Hard Skills:

– Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook

– ACT, Goldmine, Maximizer or Outlook contact management program

experience

– Tech Savvy internet searches, totally interactive software programs

and using technology these skills are essential to our fast paced

environment

– Time Management we always work under pressure with tight timelines

Previous Experience Required:

– A background in the speaking industry either working for a speaker or

for a speakers bureau

– Or a background in event planning a number of these skills are

transferable to the speaking part of the events industry

– Or a background in working as an administrative or executive assistant

who was involved in conference or meeting planning

We look forward to seeing your resume. Please send it by Friday, August

10, 2007 to karen@cmispeakers.com or fax it to 403-259-3365.

Karen Harris, Owner

116 Parkview Way SE

Calgary, AB / T2J 4M8

44. Manager of Constituent Relations; University of St. Thomas; St.

Paul, MN

The University of St. Thomas is accepting applications for a Manager of

Constituent Relations.

Responsibilities include: plan and coordinate all aspects of high level

donor related events; establish strategic direction of events and

programs to generate friends and revenue for the University of St.

Thomas; supervise and manage special events staff; serve as a leader on

the alumni and constituent relations senior team; develop and implement

programs in various areas throughout the United States; serve as a

liaison from the University of St. Thomas to the broader community.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St.

Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think

critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this

mission statement.

The Alumni Association fosters a lifelong commitment between the

University of St. Thomas and its alumni by providing opportunities to

engage in spiritual, educational, professional, social and

community-service activities, while providing to the university the

special perspective and support of alumni in its life and growth.

Qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing, or

related field plus 4 years of professional event management experience

with one of those years in a supervisory role or equivalent combination

of education and experience; strong computer skills with a proficiency

in MS Office; customer service focus; ability to organize and deal with

a variety of simultaneous activities; excellent organizational and

problem-solving skills; strong oral and written communication; detail

oriented and time-management skills; ability to work with diverse

populations. Previous supervisory experience, web maintenance

experience, and knowledge of Banner enterprise system highly desirable.

Required Qualification

Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing, or related field plus 4 years

of professional event management experience with one of those years in a

supervisory role or equivalent combination of education and experience

Please apply online at http://jobs.stthomas.edu.

45. Association Senior Associate; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

SmithBucklin is the world's largest association management and

professional services company providing flexible, tailored services to

more than 210 trade associations, professional societies, technology

user groups and government institutes/agencies. SmithBucklin's mission

is to drive growth and build sustained competitiveness for client

organizations. Founded in 1949, the company employs 630 professionals

specializing in all phases of association activity. SmithBucklin manages

more than $200 million in annual client budgets from offices in Chicago,

Washington, DC, St. Louis and Durham, NC. SmithBucklin is 100% employee

owned. For more information, please visit www.smithbucklin.com Our

Washington, DC office has an excellent opportunity available for an

Association Senior Associate responsible for providing excellent

customer service and satisfaction in an administrative support capacity

for one of SmithBucklin's non-profit client organizations.

Responsibilities include:

. Handling requests from members, order processing, updating contact

information in database; process requests for membership and

certification materials; record data in association management database.

. Process examination applications; provide testing materials to

proctors, enter results in database; send correspondence and

certificates to candidates.

. Answer phones and monitor association email box and process requests

. Receive and process incoming mail

. Assist with annual meeting preparation including vendor and presenter

management in conjunction with senior staff

. Assist in the management of the association's website content.

Qualifications:

. Strong focus on customer service

. Must have a positive attitude, proactive approach to work, excellent

communication and customer service skills.

. Bachelors degree from a four year accredited college/university

. Experience with certification programs preferred.

. 1-2 years of work experience

. PC experience with Windows operating system and Excel

. Database management experience, iMIS preferred

SmithBucklin is proud to offer the following benefits which include but,

are not limited to: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401(k),

Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Assistance.

To learn more about SmithBucklin Corporation, click here and visit

www.smithbucklin.com Please use the following guidelines to ensure your

resume is quickly and accurately processed: – Salary requirements must

be included – Format resume as either a MS Word doc or PDF doc – E-mail

preferred method of retrieval

We are an EOE M/F/D/V employer. SmithBucklin Corporation Attn: Human

Resources 2025 M Street, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036

46. Meeting Planner; Friends & Company Staffing Services; Mclean, VA

Meeting planning experience required for this Temp to Hire opening in

Mclean!!!! This position will involve coordinating training sessions in

various cities across the U.S. The right candidate will be a liaison to

the project director for an HIV project. They will be conducting

teleconferences, keeping minutes, and marketing of project to Health

Department. This means everything from sending out the invitations to

planning the itinerary to attending the sessions. There are many details

involved with the process, so strong organizational skills and attention

to detail are a must! Strong MS Office skills and a background in

meeting planning, conference coordination or hotel sales is required.

Call today for more details 703-313-0121 or email

spf@friendsandcompany.com.

47. Special Event Manager/Fundraiser for Walk Campaign; Crohn's &

Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA); Alexandria, VA

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), is a private,

non-profit national organization dedicated to finding the cure for

Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. CCFA sponsors basic and clinical

research of the highest quality, offers a wide range of educational

programs for patients and health care professionals, and provides

supportive services to patients and family members.

CFFA seeks a Walk Manager for our new walk campaign, Take Steps for

Crohn's & Colitis. This individual will be responsible for strategic

planning, implementation and creative thinking to execute this national

campaign. Responsibilities include recruiting participants/volunteers,

coordinating event day logistics and managing event records including

data entry, mailings & web site/email activities. The ideal candidate

will have a BA/BS & 3-5 yrs of related experience. Proficiency in MS

Office required, Raiser's Edge a plus. This position is based out of our

Greater Washington DC/Virginia Chapter located in Alexandria, VA.

Occasional evenings/ weekends required. Please send resume & cover

letter crichards@ccfa.org. CCFA is an EOE.

48. Special Events Coordinator; Center for American Progress;

Washington, DC

The Center for American Progress has an immediate opening in the

Communications Department for a Special Events Coordinator. The

Coordinator will largely be responsible for:

. Planning and execution of small- and large-scale events

. Coordinating interdepartmentally with Center staff, vendors, and

public

. Coordinating catering, equipment, technical, and logistical needs for

events

. Writing and preparing web-based event invitations and other

work-related

correspondence

. Maintaining Center events calendar

. Preparing and processing invoices and financial records; coordinating

event budget records and projections

. Assisting in the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of

Events interns

. Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

. Superb oral and written communications skills; creative ability in

planning of events

. Ability to work under pressure/tight deadlines

. Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, public relations, and

time-management skills a must

. Ability to handle media interaction

. Ability to travel for position when necessary

Qualifications:

. Bachelor's degree

. 1-2 years event planning experience a must

. Basic understanding and ability to use Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe

Photoshop, HTML,MS Word, MS Excel, and content management systems

. Experience working with 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations a plus

American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to

maximize our progressive agenda: The Center for American Progress and

the Center for American Progress Action Fund. This job posting refers

collectively to the two organizations under the name “American

Progress.” The Center for American Progress is a non-partisan 501(c)(3)

tax-exempt research and educational institute. It undertakes research,

public education and a limited amount of lobbying. The Center for

American Progress Action Fund is a non-partisan 501(c)(4) tax-exempt

organization dedicated to achieving progress through action. It works to

transform progressive ideas into policy through rapid response

communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing, political

advocacy and partnerships with other progressive leaders. The

organizations share office space and employees. American Progress

provides a very competitive compensation and benefits package. American

Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people

with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to

www.AmericanProgress.org. For more information on the Center for

American Progress Action Fund, please go to

www.AmericanProgressAction.org.

To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments

to:

Jobs@AmericanProgress.org.

Or you may write to:

Center for American Progress

Attn: Human Resources Department

1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor – Communications Search

Washington, DC 20005

49. Major Gifts and National Events Manager; Center for American

Progress; Washington, DC

Working with Senior VP for Development and Director of Development,

develops strategy and manages the annual giving program to help raise

$20 million in general support from existing and new individual donors

throughout the country. Helps plan and implement all stages of major

donor outreach plan including prospect research, cultivation,

solicitation, follow-up, and donor stewardship. Manages Senior VP for

Development's donor and prospect outreach via mail, telephone and

one-on-one meetings. Working with Senior VP for Development, Director of

Development and donors, organizes and manages prospect events in major

cities including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami,

Austin/Houston, Atlanta, and Seattle. Manages and staffs donor and

prospect meetings with CAP experts. With Senior VP for Development,

identifies new prospects, and makes recommendations for program, annual

dinner and/or increased giving.

Responsibilities:

Working closely with Senior VP for Development and Director of

Development, help develop, organize and implement annual giving program

to raise $20

million in unrestricted giving from approximately 200 current and new

donors.

Solicitation

. Plans all details of donor renewal process.

. Ensures that all appeals are appropriate to the donor and are of high

standard.

. Ensures that all materials are mailed and received in a timely manner.

. Works with Senior VP for Development and Director of Development to

identify

opportunities for increased giving by existing donors.

. Reviews donor files and Salesforce database, checking all recent

correspondence, meetings, and events participation to assess interests

and nature of relationship with the Center in order to customize

fundraising materials appropriately.

Follow-up and Management

. Follows up on status of renewals and pledges by developing and

maintaining call lists for Senior VP for Development, Director of

Development, Center President and other Center leadership or through

directly contacting donors.

. Drafts appropriate follow-up correspondence.

. Monitors progress toward goals and plans annual fundraising activity

accordingly.

. Works with Development Assistant to verify accuracy of weekly and

monthly financial status reports.

Stewardship

. Keeps up to date with CAP research program and policy activities and

donor interests,and notifies donors of relevant CAP work accordingly.

. Working with the Senior VP for Development and Director of

Development, plans a comprehensive stewardship program that includes a

series of events and periodic updates on relevant CAP research and

activities.

. Writes and prepares stewardship and cultivation correspondence for

donors and

prospects, as well as reports on use of gifts as needed.

. Communicates directly with donors by phone and in person, providing

general

information, assistance, and follow-up as requested by donors.

. Monitors and manages meeting requests to ensure they are appropriate

for donor giving level and interests.

. Prepares briefings for visits and meetings with major donors for use

by the President, experts, and other senior staff. This may include

researching donor background, recent news, and recent participation and

contact with CAP.

Working with Senior VP for Development and Director of Development,

organizes and anages prospect events in major cities including New York,

Los Angeles,

San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Austin/Houston, Atlanta, and Seattle.

. Works with Senior VP for Development and Director of Development to

secure event osts in major cities.

. Through research and event host coordination, identifies and manages

event guest lists.

. Organizes and managers invitation process.

. Works with Senior VP for Development and Director of Development to

identify and ecure participation of appropriate CAP experts for events.

. Manages event logistics including travel.

. Drafts event briefing memos for CAP leadership, produces nametags,

compiles

appropriate marketing and policy materials.

. Oversees contribution follow-up.

Develops and manages pool of new major donor prospects

. Captures prospects identified by President, Senior Vice Presidents,

experts and other enior staff, and identifies new prospects from a

variety of sources.

. Conducts research to determine potential interest areas vis a vis

CAP's research and olicy priorities and conceptualize appropriate

solicitation and cultivation strategies.

. Conducts research on donor giving interests and histories.

. Contacts prospects to determine viability of solicitation.

. Prepares for and staffs donor prospect meetings.

Requirements:

. Bachelor's degree

. Minimum of three years relevant fundraising experience required

. Understanding of and interest in public policy research

. Working knowledge of development systems

. Experience organizing and managing successful donor events in a

non-profit or

campaign development office.

Qualifications:

. Excellent organizational, management, writing skills

. Knowledge of progressive major donor community

. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines

. Ability to take initiative and work independently and also be a

dependable team player.

. Strong computer skills

. Preferred: experience working with donors in person, prospect research

skills, and nowledge of fundraising software.

American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to

maximize our progressive agenda: The Center for American Progress and

the Center for American Progress Action Fund. This job posting refers

collectively to the two organizations under the name “American

Progress.” The Center for American Progress is a non-partisan 501(c)(3)

tax-exempt research and educational institute. It undertakes research,

public education and a limited amount of lobbying. The Center for

American Progress Action Fund is a non-partisan 501(c)(4) tax-exempt

organization dedicated to achieving progress through action. It works to

transform progressive ideas into policy through rapid response

communications, legislative action, grassroots organizing, political

advocacy and partnerships with other progressive leaders. The

organizations share office space and employees. American Progress

provides a very competitive compensation and benefits package. American

Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women, minorities, and people

with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to

www.AmericanProgress.org. For more information on the Center for

American Progress Action Fund, please go to

www.AmericanProgressAction.org.

To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments

to:

Jobs@AmericanProgress.org.

Or you may write to:

Center for American Progress

Attn: Human Resources Department

1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor – Development Search

Washington, DC 20005

50. Meeting Planner/Registration Coordinator; AASCU; Washington, DC

Education association in downtown DC seeks a skilled professional to

support the meetings office. Responsibilities include registration

support for major meetings (up to 600 delegates), maintaining databases

and conference histories.

Basic meeting coordination, conference logistical activities, vendor

liaison and budget tracking required. Superior customer service skills

needed, exceptional phone and interpersonal communications and

multi-tasking skills, and must be able to travel at least twice a year.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with several years of

experience in conference registration and meetings coordination

(preferably in an association). Must be dependable, have strong

organizational and editing/proofreading skills, attentive to detail.

Preference given for skills in: advanced Excel, IMIS database

experience, IMIS meetings module and MS Word (including merges) and

Internet proficiency.

Preferred Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in an office

discipline or related field (CMP or meetings management certification).

Excellent Benefits. Near Metro.

For immediate consideration, email cover letter, salary requirements and

resume to HR@AASCU.org with “Meeting Planner” in the subject line. Or

submit by fax to 202-296-5819. Or via mail to AASCU, 1307 New York

Avenue, NW, 5th Floor, Washington DC 20005. AA. EOE.

51. Campus Events Manager, Campus Progress; Center for American

Progress; Washington, DC

The Center for American Progress has an immediate opening for a

Campus Events Manager, working for the Center's Campus Progress

division. The

Campus Events Manager will lead and coordinate all aspects of speaking

programs-most to be held on college and university campuses or in

Washington D.C.-sponsored or co-sponsored by Campus Progress. The Campus

Events Manager will supervise two Associate Managers and work to develop

substantive speaking programs; recruit and maintain relationships with

speakers; and work with campus and community groups, faculty, and

student organizers to arrange speaking programs, including speaker

travel and accommodations, logistics, and publicity.

Responsibilities:

. Devises innovative and engaging speaking events and tours-including

speeches,

debates, trainings, workshops, film screenings, performances, and social

events-that advance the goals of Campus Progress and students working

with us.

. Builds ties with Campus Progress's student chapters, representatives,

and

advisory board members, and with other student organizers, groups,

faculty, and

staff in order to facilitate speaking programs.

. Travels around the country to coordinate events and to develop

relationships with speakers and student organizers.

. Expands and updates database of speakers, from government leaders to

younger

experts and activists to performing artists, suitable for Campus

Progress events.

. Develops and maintains relationships with policy and communications

staffs at

the Center for American Progress.

. Works with Campus Progress and Center for American Progress staff, as

well as

student organizers, on speaker travel and accommodations, event

planning,

publicity, and logistics.

. Develops budgets, monitors expenditures, handles reimbursements, and

ensures

appropriate accounting procedures for speakers bureau programs.

. Assists in organizing the Center's annual Campus Progress National

Student

Conference, including speaking programs, trainings, issue discussions,

and

networking/social opportunities.

Requirements:

. Strong interpersonal skills

. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

. Strong event planning and logistics experience

. Ability to work under pressure/tight deadlines in fast-paced

environment

. Strong writing and speaking skills

. Knowledge of key policy issues and debates

. Travel required

Qualifications:

. Bachelor's degree

. Four years of organizing, outreach, activism, policy, or

administrative experience a plus

. Three years of event planning experience

. Commitment to organization's mission and goals

American Progress operates two separate nonprofit organizations to

maximize our progressive agenda: The Center for American Progress and

the Center for American Progress Action Fund. This job posting refers

collectively to the two organizations under the name “American

Progress.” The Center for American

Progress is a non-partisan 501(c)(3) tax-exempt research and educational

institute. It undertakes research, public education and a limited amount

of lobbying. The Center for American Progress Action Fund is a

non-partisan 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organization dedicated to achieving

progress through action. It works to transform progressive ideas into

policy through rapid response communications, legislative action,

grassroots organizing, political advocacy and partnerships with other

progressive leaders. The organizations share office space and employees.

American Progress provides a very competitive compensation and benefits

package. American Progress is an equal opportunity employer; women,

minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to

www.AmericanProgress.org. For more information on the Center for

American Progress Action Fund, please go to

www.AmericanProgressAction.org.

To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments

to: Jobs@AmericanProgress.org.

Or you may write to:

Center for American Progress

Attn: Human Resources Department

1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor – Campus Progress Search

Washington, DC 20005

52. Part-Time Meetings Coordinator; Small trade association; Alexandria,

VA

Small trade association located in Old Town Alexandria, VA looking for

part-time meetings coordinator to serve as staff support for Meetings

Department. Reports to Director of Meetings

Overview of Responsibilities:

– Assist with logistical, administrative and marketing aspects for two

annual national meetings (spring/fall)

– Assist with trade show logistics and promotion of trade fair

(bi-annual)

– Assist with logistics and administrative aspects for Winter Board

Meeting, Industry Fly-In & Summer Executive Committee Meeting and other

events and meetings as needed.

– Provide assistance for competitions and awards, execution and

promotion of competitions

– Manage and coordinate all logistics, marketing and budget for

approximately 12 regional meetings per year

– Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

– Work independently; think through processes and multi-task on ongoing

programs and projects to ensure timely completion of tasks.

– Proficiency in MS Office Suite required.

– Knowledge of publishing types of software preferred (Publisher,

Illustrator).

– Working knowledge of IMIS or other association database preferred.

– Some meeting planning experience and familiarity with budgets

preferred.

– Excellent communication and customer service skills

– Strong attention to detail

Hours: Between 20-24 hours per week – work schedule to be established by

mutual agreement

Free Parking

Some travel may be required twice a year to national meetings –

Spring/Fall

53. Catering Coordinators; Panera Bread; Lansdowne and Ashburn, VA

Warmth

make it your business.

At Panera Bread, warmth is our business. It's what we do best. And for

like-minded individuals who are ready to surround themselves with fresh

food and great people, work has never felt so friendly.

Panera Bread seeks Entry Level Catering Coordinators for opportunities

in the following VA locations:

Lansdowne and Ashburn

In this hourly position, the Catering Coordinator serves as the go-to

person for our Via Panera in-cafe catering operation. Much like a sales

coordinator but in a warm, bakery-cafe environment, this individual

balances and multi-tasks, taking on the roles of resource orchestrator,

menu expert, customer consultant, constant learner, administrator, and

hands-on bakery-cafe team member.

The Pull of Panera Bread:

. #1 ranking on J.D. Power & Associates' Annual Restaurant Satisfaction

Survey

. A recognized market leader winning awards for our products, service

and efficiency

. Over 90% of our retail management associates are “highly satisfied”

with their careers at Panera Bread (Panera Bread Retail Satisfaction

Survey)

. Panera Bread earned 7 “Quick-track Awards of Excellence” in 2006,

including the highest rated chain on restaurant cleanliness (Sandelman

and Associates)

. Grease-free environment

. No alcohol service

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume via Email to B.

Dexter. betsy.dexter@panerabread.com

54. Business Development Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

Primary responsibilities

* Creating effective market development and sales programs and

activities that achieve Courtesy Associates' annual financial goals for

our government and commercial business areas.

* Develops and implements initiatives that directly relate to the

achievement of financial goals.

* Commits Value Added Contributions that fight for and positively

influence Courtesy Associate's Future.

Duties include:

* Achieving quarterly financial objectives

* Contributes to proposal development

* Initiates personal, telephone and email contacts to new

prospective customers

* Works with each of the Business Unit Leaders to create tailored

sales programs for each of the respective businesses

* Develops and maintains accurate and up to date records and files

on all sales activities

* Presents monthly sales reports to the Courtesy Management Team

meeting

Expectations include, but are not limited to:

* Providing input to the annual business and financial planning

process

* Attaining planned quarterly financial results

* Completing accurate forecasting of quarterly and annual financial

projections

* Participating in pricing strategies to win profitable business

* Utilizing personal skills to win new business opportunities.

* Creating and maintaining client information database

* Develops and maintains professional relationships

* Prospects and develops new leads

* Arranges presentations to new client possibilities and utilizes

Business Unit Leaders

* Attends tradeshows, participates in industry networking events,

and local events to solicit business

* Does whatever is necessary, and works whatever time is necessary

to successfully achieve specified results.

Accountability: Increasing revenue as specified in written annual

plans. Standards will be established and results measured annually by

The Business Unit Leaders and the President who will complete

evaluations measured against commitments of “What Will I Contribute?”

This position is a key member of the Courtesy Management Team. High

expectations will be set for contributing positive and active

involvement that constantly improves the business revenue, increases

profitability and creates a positive environment within the company.

Responsible to: The Business Unit Leaders

Reports to: The President

Courtesy Associates is a fast-paced, very energetic rapidly growing

meeting and event management firm and is employee-owned. As an industry

leader, Courtesy's business falls into the government, medical,

technical, association and corporate arenas. We are a wholly owned

subsidiary of SmithBucklin, the largest association management company

in the world.

WashingtonHR@smithbucklin.com

55. Meetings and Events Coordinator; Americans for the Arts; Washington,

DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=2284722

56. Manager, Sales Meeting Planning; Shire; Wayne, PA

Shire seeks a Sales Meeting-Planning Manager to shape and execute

meeting strategy developed with the guidance of the Senior Manager of

Sales Administration and with the BU and Sales Heads. The position will

manage, oversee and execute all sales meetings for the corporation.

Scope includes approximately 400 Plan of Action (POA) and other sales

meetings per year. Develops meeting planning policies and best practices

with a focus on meeting contracting, logistics, and execution. Develops

a needs assessment and technology solutions for the Shire meeting

management function. Interacts and partners with field sales management

and training to ensure that customers needs and goals are met at each

event. Defines approach to how we use outside agencies, identifies and

manages all outsourced meeting agencies and service providers to execute

established meeting and event goals that will deliver the greatest ROI

to Shire. Manages meeting coordinator and all outside agency vendors and

suppliers.

With guidance from the Senior Manager of Sales Administration,

identifies, develops and manages commercial meeting management strategy

and organization. Shapes programs that effectively support the

achievement of BU objectives. Project Manager for Shire sales

organization events including management of activities at venues, hotels

and conference centers. Manages staff, both internal and external

suppliers who execute registration, programs, budget, travel, food and

beverage, on-site logistics and shipment of collateral materials.

Manages the coordination of room layout and set-up requirements,

agendas, handouts, materials and other supplies with presenters.

Conducts site inspections and pre-event meeting with the property.

Develops meeting and event evaluation forms. Maintains complete meeting

and event history. Assesses process improvements at the conclusion of

each meeting to improve overall function performance.

Required Qualification

Must have strong problem solving skills, be able to quickly assess

critical situations and respond with solutions thinking on your feet to

resolve unplanned issues and problems that arise while planning and

on-site at meetings is critical to the success of this position. Must be

solution oriented.

Must be resourceful, flexible and creative in one's ability to meet

business goals and objectives that are sometimes presented at the 11th

hour but are critical to the meeting's success. Must be responsive to a

dynamic business environment.

Must be able to read situations, manage and plan for scenarios that are

not anticipated but which could arise based upon industry experience and

customer knowledge. Must be extremely well organized.

Must be strong and appropriately forceful with both internal customers

and external vendors to achieve Shire's overall meeting objectives. This

includes providing a high level of customer service while still managing

efficiently and effectively to a meeting budget/goals and business

objectives.

Internal and External contacts include Senior Shire management including

BU leads, sales, marketing, purchasing, finance, accounting and all

departments who support commercial (Internal).

Shire field sales representatives and managers (Internal and Customers).

Third party meeting planning vendors and service providers including

hotels, travel agencies, meeting planning companies, ground

transportation companies, décor companies, DMCs and other supporting

vendors (Vendor).

Approximately 30% travel required including evenings and weekends with

potential extended overnight stays.

Education

Bachelor's Degree required with 3-5 years of relevant/similar

Bio/Pharmaceutical experience in meeting planning and large project

management experience required. Experience on the supply side (hotel,

convention center or third-party intermediary) as well as the event

planning side preferred.

Please apply online to http://www.shire.jobs

Requisition number 07-0581

Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer

57. Event Planner; Christian Union; Princeton, NJ

Christian Union was formed in 2002 for the purpose, and with the help of

other ministries, to change the world by bringing sweeping spiritual

transformation to the Ivy League Universities, and developing and

mobilizing godly leadership, for all sectors of society.

The qualified Event Planner will plan and coordinate fund-raising

receptions for our growing number of associations of Ivy League alumni

and friends of the ministry across the United States, as well as play a

critical role in helping the team reach its five-year-financial goals.

All events are designed to edify and strengthen participants in their

devotion to Jesus Christ.

The Event Planner will also support the direct-ministry side of the

organization, by planning and executing a number of events held at the

office, and several conferences including, but not limited to: The Ivy

League Leadership Conference for 80 students and ministry workers in

Boston, in November 2007 (held annually), A Prayer Conference for 40, in

December 2007 (held annually), and the Ivy League Congress on Faith in

Action in 2008 (held every other year) for 700-800 people, to be held in

Connecticut.

The candidate should have relevant work experience in business or a

non-profit environment, excellent organization, logistic and

communication skills, a Bachelor's degree, preferably be an alumnus of

an Ivy League University, willingness and ability to work from home and

travel 5 days per month, and a love and zeal for Jesus Christ.

Interested and qualified candidates should email resume (as an

attachment), along with a cover letter to: info@Christian-Union.org

58. Meeting Planner – Leave Replacement for Possible Nine Months;

Hydraulic Institute; Parsippany, NJ

Trade association in Parsippany, NJ seeks experienced meeting planner

for six to nine month assignment, covering for current meeting planner

who will be on maternity leave from November to June. Candidate will

work side-by-side with meeting planner before leave begins in preparing

for upcoming and planning future meetings and will work independently

once leave begins, handling all aspects of planning, marketing and

executing meetings. Demonstrate your ability to apply strong meeting

planning and organization skills while working in a small, synergistic

office. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and

multitasking with the ability to prioritize. An enthusiastic attitude,

strong interpersonal skills and being a proactive team player who also

works well independently, are important attributes that are needed for

this position.

Responsibilities:

.Collaborate with staff and volunteer committee on program format and

planning

.Coordinate with hotels on all logistics: room set-ups, audio/visual,

menu selections, banquet event orders, golf tournament coordination,

etc.

.Develop and adhere to budget and reconcile master accounts at

conclusion of events

.Coordinate all aspects of meeting marketing

.Using content management system, update and maintain website with

meeting details

.Become familiar with member management system (Access-based) in order

to enter program specifications and run reports

.Coordinate with speakers, instructors and other special guests

.Work with destination management company to plan tours

.Coordinate awards program and other special events

.Manage registrations using online registration system

.Prepare all materials and supplies for shipment to meetings

.Onsite liaison and handle all logistics. Primary hotel contact

requiring extra hours while at meeting.

.Handle staff travel arrangements to ensure minimal costs associated

with airfare, hotels and ground transportation

.Create and administer post-event survey to attendees

.Primary staff member responsible for pre-planning of new 2009 market

outlook conference

Qualifications:

.Bachelor's degree, with emphasis on communications, marketing,

humanities or business with a minimum of 1-3 years prior meeting

planning work experience

.Travel to meetings required (October, February and June)

.Punctual and able to work extra hours to prepare for meetings and meet

specific deadlines

.Non-profit experience is an advantage, but is not required

Skills:

.Strong and proven meeting planning experience required

.Hotel contracting and negotiation skills

.Strong writing, marketing and communications skills and good graphic

design sense

.Strong project management skills

.Exceptional attention to detail

.Self-starter with enthusiastic work ethic, who can work independently

or as directed

.Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

.Ability to work well with others as a team player and work

collaboratively with members of the staff and outside vendors

.Strong Microsoft Office experience: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,

Access, etc.

.Content management/website experience preferred

.Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification a plus

Please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@pumps.org. Salary

history and expectations must be included to be considered. No phone

calls please.

The 90-year old Hydraulic Institute, the largest association of pump

producers in North America, serves member companies and pump users

worldwide by developing comprehensive industry standards, expanding

knowledge by providing education and tools and serving as a forum for

the exchange of industry information. For more information, visit

www.pumps.org.

***** From Ken Jensen, via Ned Lundquist *****

59. Special Event Program Manager; City of Glendale; Glendale, AZ

The City of Glendale is currently accepting applications for a Special

Event Program Manager through August 10, 2007 at 5p.m. Compensation for

this position ranges from $47, 701- $76,321 annually/3,975 – 6,360

monthly, depending upon the successful candidate's qualifications.

Job elements include:

.Manages the production of major outdoor special events and festivals

including negotiating, administering and approving expenditures and

contracts.

. Recommends, develops and implements short- and long-term goals and

objectives for the City's special event and festival program; researches

and develops new funding and revenue sources

. Manages the marketing/promotion of major special events and festivals

that may include public relations, advertising and direct marketing

. Manages the production and promotion of signature special events and

of city-sponsored and community events at the Glendale Arena and

Cardinals Stadium.

. Generates partnerships to support and supplement the

marketing/promotion of major special events and festivals by identifying

potential partners, establishing and building relationships, making

presentations, entering agreements and fulfilling obligations

. Develops an annual budget, prepares event budgets and maintains

control of division's revenues and expenditures.

. Gathers public input through meetings, surveys and other methods when

designing new and evaluating existing major events and festivals;

Confers with citizens, downtown merchants, city departments, outside

agencies, elected officials, and other groups about the design,

planning, production and promotion of major outdoor special events and

festivals

. Oversees the compliance with all applicable laws, policies,

procedures, rules and regulations including those set forth by the City,

State, County Health Department and State Liquor Board

. Oversees the permitting and regulation of outside organizations and

promoters producing events or conducting film shoots on City

right-of-way or City property.

. Creates, plans and implements official functions of the Mayor and

Council.

. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in tourism/recreation

administration, marketing, business or related field with a

specialization in event/festival management preferred. Four years of

experience in the recreation, tourism or marketing field including

event/festival or public assembly activities experience and two years of

supervisory experience. A valid AZ DL is also required for this

position.

A City of Glendale application is required. A resume may only serve as a

supplement to your application. Applications are available from our

website at www.glendaleaz.com or from our office at 5850 W. Glendale

Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301. Inquires can be emailed to

employment@glendaleaz.com

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60. Manager, Exhibit Services; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

The National Association of Broadcasters – trade association that

advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television

stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal

Communications Commission and the Courts – has an exciting opportunity

available as a Manager, Exhibit Services.

NAB has two annual trade shows which combined total over 900,000 square

feet of exhibit space and over 110,000 attendees. The Manager, Exhibit

Services serves as an account manager for assigned exhibitors.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and

fostering strong relationships with exhibitors and applicable vendors;

enhancing service, managing expectations, and responding to questions in

a timely and efficient manner; managing operational activities relative

to the exhibitors and the exhibit floor for all NAB conventions which

includes Exhibitor registration, Exhibitor education and training

programs, floorplan development and management, along with advertising

and sponsorship fulfillment.

Successful candidates will have experience managing major expositions

and meetings and be a true team player. They will be a self-starter

with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle numerous

projects simultaneously. They will possess strong organizational and

time management skills and proven customer service experience.

Must have a bachelors' degree with three to four years experience in the

trade show or related industry. Courses/studies relative to the

exposition industry is desirable. Telephone customer service experience

preferred.

Please visit our web site for a full listing about this exciting

opportunity. http://www.nab.org/.

Send cover letter with resume to HR@nab.org or to HR – Manager Exhibit

Services search, 1771 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

61. Coordinator, Exhibit Services; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

The National Association of Broadcasters – trade association that

advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television

stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal

Communications Commission and the Courts – has an exciting opportunity

available as a Coordinator, Exhibit Services.

NAB has two annual trade shows which combined total over 900,000 square

feet of exhibit space and over 110,000 attendees. The Exhibit Services

Coordinator serves as the principle exhibit service contact for

exhibitors; enhancing service and implementing customer services

programs and operational activities relative to the exhibitors and the

exhibit floor for all NAB conventions.

Successful candidates will be self-starter with the ability to work in a

fast-paced environment and handle numerous projects simultaneously. They

must have a bachelors' degree with three to four years experience in the

trade show or related industry. Courses/studies relative to the

exposition industry is desirable. Telephone customer service experience

preferred.

Please visit our web site for a full listing about this exciting

opportunity. http://www.nab.org/.

Send cover letter with resume to HR@nab.org or to HR – Coordinator

Exhibit Services search, 1771 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

62. National Sales Manager; Boston Convention Marketing Center;

Washington, DC

The Boston Convention Marketing Center (BCMC) is a joint effort of the

Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Massachusetts

Convention Center Authority to market and sell the Boston Convention &

Exhibition Center and the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention

Center.

Identify and book new and repeat association convention business for the

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and the Hynes Convention Center.

Orchestrate resources to win accounts. Prepare sales proposals. Prepare

MeetingPath leads. Prepare and conduct sales presentations. Conduct

site inspections. Prepare and implement account action plans. Manage

database including detailed account profiles. Attend industry and other

networking events. Meet all assigned sales quotas for prospecting,

outside calls and definite business by managing time and territory

effectively. Develop productive industry partnerships. Manage sales

process. Prepare sales reports and special assignments delegated by the

Vice President of Sales.

College graduate preferred with a minimum of five years of related

industry sales experience and proven track record of success. Successful

candidate will be highly self motivated, organized, professional, and

competitive. Candidate will also possess excellent interpersonal and

written communication skills and enjoy building productive business

relationships. Position is based out of the Washington DC area.

Submit cover letter and resume to Bob Pellegrini, Vice President of

Sales, at rpellegrini@AdvantageBOSTON.com.

Contact: Bob Pellegrini

Phone: 617-954-3331

Fax: 617-954-3326

rpellegrini@AdvantageBOSTON.com

63. Project Planner; Encore Planning; Golden, CO

Our goal at Encore Planning is to hire an event planner who will be

capable of assisting in the management of multiple, concurrent events

from the initial planning stages through completion. They will be

responsible for supporting a Project Manager and ensuring all projects

meet timelines, budget parameters, customer specifications, coupled with

high quality standards and superior service. The desired planner will

assist in managing many aspects of meetings, events, and conferences, as

well as, working closely with a team on one large convention per year.

Responsibilities

Research and develop hotel options, off-site venues, and program formats

Support Project Manager on negotiation of contracts for hotels, multiple

venues, transportation, destination management, and audio visual

supplies if necessary

Working with a team on planning and managing all details as it relates

to specific off- site meetings and conventions

Travel 30-40%

Work within a team to ensure company policies and procedures are being

followed appropriately

Required Qualification

Minimum 3-5 years experience in all aspects of producing high quality

corporate meetings and events

Strong experience and knowledge of Windows based applications, such as

Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Outlook

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong Organizational

Team oriented individual

Professional work ethic

Excellent multi tasking abilities

Trade show experience is a plus

Education

CMP certification and bachelor degree is a bonus not a requirement

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Michelle Gerd or e-mail: michelle@encoreplanners.com

Encore Planning, LLC

790 Ballantine Road

Golden, CO 80401

64. VP, Professional Development & Meeting Services; American Dietetic

Association (ADA); Chicago, IL

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) seeks a senior executive to

serve as Vice President, Professional Development and Meeting Services.

This individual will oversee the development and implementation of all

professional development programs and meetings sponsored by the ADA and

related organizations, working in collaboration with committees, staff

and organizational units. ADA has a staff of 150, who provide products

and services for more than 67,000 dietetic professionals throughout the

world. ADA has a budget of $32 million and is headquartered in downtown

Chicago with a governmental relations office in Washington.

Qualifications include: Graduate degree or equivalent experience that

clearly demonstrates success in this area with proven results in

fulfilling a strategic vision. A senior-level association executive with

extensive experience in adult learning, meeting planning and exhibit

management is sought. Successful negotiations skills and experience in

leadership, management and team-building are essential. A current

understanding of technology and its uses for enhancing programs and

services is needed. A strategic thinker with hands-on knowledge and who

focuses on the big picture will be successful in this position.

Budgetary development and administration experience are required, as is

experience in developing programs that demonstrably increase revenues.

CAE, CMP or related certifications preferred. Significant levels of

travel may be required.

The Association is seeking a dedicated and passionate individual with a

strong customer service attitude toward members and co-workers. This

hard-working member of the Executive Management Team will be accountable

for setting and achieving goals, solving problems, following through on

commitments and accepting feedback.

Search conducted by Tuft & Associates, Inc. Submit resume and cover

letter in confidence to Tuft & Associates, Attention: Linda Campbell,

1209 N. Astor Street, Chicago, IL 60610. Resumes may also be e-mailed to

lindac@ameritech.net; please indicate American Dietetic Association in

the subject line. Calls to 773-463-5520.

65. Meeting Coordinator; National Academies; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24186366&jobSummaryIndex=5&agentID=

66. Accounting Manager; Capital Hilton Hotel; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24194856&jobSummaryIndex=9&agentID=

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