Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 20 August 2007

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)

20 August 2007

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Senior Meeting Planner; CSR, Incorporated; Arlington, VA

2. Banquet Sales Director; Lumen; St. Louis, MO

3. Convention & Tradeshow Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

4. Exhibits Manager; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Alexandria,


5. Senior Meetings Manager; AGU; Washington, DC

6. Event Coordinator; Magnet Schools of America; Washington, DC

7. Conference Coordinator; SAIC; Fairfax, VA

8. Meeting Planner; Information Management Network; New York, NY

9. Director Global Event Marketing; Motorola, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL

10. Event Planner; Genworth Financial; Richmond, VA

11. Asst. Director of Hotel & Conference Center Sales; University of

Mississippi; Oxford, MS

12. Meeting and Conference Coordinator; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

13. Manager, Travel; General Dynamics Information Technology; Fairfax,


14. Meetings Manager; Confidential; Fort Worth, TX

15. Director, Meetings and Special Events; National Retail Federation;

Washington, DC

16. Director of Marketing Communications & Events; DisplaySearch, an NPD

Group Company; Austin, TX

17. Theater & Events Center Director; City of Salida; Salida, CO

18. Conference Planning Manager; Q Center; St. Charles, IL

19. Online Course Administrator; National Association of Credit

Management; Columbia, MD

20. Executive Director; Mount Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Mount Pleasant, MI

21. CVB Director; City of Joplin; Joplin, MO

22. Convention Sales Manager; Dayton/Montgomery County CVB, Inc.;

Dayton, OH

23. Director of Operations & Visitor Relations; Charlottesville

Albemarle CVB; Charlottesville, VA

24. Vice President, Membership/Sponsorship Sales; Nashville CVB;

Nashville, TN

25. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Sacramento, CA

26. President; New York Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance; New York

27. Meeting & Events Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,


28. Tradeshow Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,


29. Program Manager, Education; National Association of College and

University Business Officers (NACUBO); Washington, DC

30. Event Planner – Trade Shows; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA

31. Sr. Specialist – Meetings Management (0711345); Johnson & Johnson

Family of Companies; Raritan, NJ

32. Trade Show and Conference Coordinator; ESRI; Redlands, CA

33. Sponsorship Manager; PIA/GATF; Sewickley, PA

34. Administrative Assistant; American Society of Safety Engineers; Des

Plaines, IL

35. Manager, Promotions & Meetings; American Trucking Associations;

Arlington, VA

36. Executive Asst to Pres/Tourism Coordinator; Fort Worth Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Fort Worth, TX

37. Director, New Business (Conferencing); The Nucleus Group; Atlanta,


38. Director, Austin, Convention Center; City of Austin; Austin, TX

39. Senior Conferences Manager; American Institutes for Research; Silver

Spring, MD

40. Director, Programs and Chapter Development; University of

California, Irvine; Irvine, CA

41. Continuing Education and Member Services Coordinator; Association

– Confidential; Alexandria, VA

42. National Sales Manager; Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Grapevine, TX

43. Exhibits Manager; Society For Neuroscience; Washington, DC

44. Director of Program Management; Columbia Business School; New York,



46. Director Special Events; Washington University in St. Louis; St.

Louis, MO

47. Education Manager; NASCUS; Arlington, VA

48. Conference Assistant; American Society of Pension Professionals &

Actuaries (ASPPA); Arlington, VA

49. Meeting Planner; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

50. CONFERENCE & EVENT MANAGER; American Cancer Society; Atlanta, GA

51. Event Planner; CFA Institute; Charlottesville, VA

52. Industry Relations Coordinator; SECO International; Atlanta, GA

53. CLE Assistant; American Association for Justice; Washington, DC

54. Event Specialist; TAPPI (Technical Association for the Pulp & Paper

Industry); Atlanta, GA

55. Museum Specialist; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden –

Smithsonian Institution; Washington, DC

56. Marketing and Communications Manager; Professional Convention

Management Association; Chicago, IL

57. Succession and Performance Management (S&PM) Specialist; The

Aerospace Corporation; El Segundo, CA

58. Events Sales Account Executive; CORT Event Furnishings; Los Angeles,


59. Front Desk Manager; One Washington Circle Hotel; Washington, DC

60. Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select-Dulles; Chantilly, VA

61. Front Office Manager; Best Western Potomac View; Oxon Hill, MD

62. Special Event Coordinator; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Bethesda, MD

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1. Senior Meeting Planner; CSR, Incorporated; Arlington, VA

Seeking qualified candidates for a full time Senior Meeting Planner

position to provide logistical support for government meetings,

including site selection, contract negotiation with hotels, vendors and

service providers. Develop on-site requirements such as meeting room

set-up, audiovisual requirements. Make travel, registration and catering

arrangements. Coordinate and manage the production of printed materials.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required plus experience in all

aspects of meeting coordination, preferably in a government contracting

environment. Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) preferred. Candidates must

have a current, in-depth working knowledge and experience with Federal

Travel Regulations and reimbursements (FTR). Experience with Federal

Requisition Regulations (FAR) is helpful. Ability to work in a team

environment managing multiple tasks and details. Excellent

organizational and communication skills. Customer service and client

relationship management skills a must. Strong computer skills required

(database management and Microsoft Office)

Fax cover letter, resume, and salary expectation to 703-312-5230 or

email to, Attn: HR.

2. Banquet Sales Director; Lumen; St. Louis, MO

Lumen is a new private event venue by the team behind Mike Shannon's and

the Pepper Lounge. Lumen's modern style, premium service, and

contemporary flair will position the venue to be St. Louis' most

sought-after space for high-end weddings, corporate events, charity

galas and social celebrations. Located in the Packard Lofts building

downtown, Lumen will host events for up to 500 guests.

Lumen is currently seeking candidates for the positions of Banquet Sales

Director and Banquet Event Manager.

Interested Candidates can respond with their resumes in Microsoft Word


Contact: John Griffiths

Phone: (314) 448-0734

3. Convention & Tradeshow Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

Our Washington D.C. office has an immediate need for a Convention &

Tradeshow Manager.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

* Manage all aspects of annual conferences, tradeshows and seminars

(pre-planning, on-site execution, and post event wrap up, research and

recommendations for future sites, and conference promotions).

* Manage team members, and serve as key interface with other team

members, internal account team members, and external clients (vendors)

maximizing productivity and delivering high quality


* Ensure critical deadlines and budgetary guidelines are adhered to

and response expectations and quality standards are met.

* Foster strong sense of support to Account Executives and other

unit partners by serving and exceeding client expectations.

* Manage crisis situations effectively. Demonstrate ability to learn

and adapt to changing procedures, methods or processes and assist in

teaching team.

* Oversee continuous communication between SmithBucklin units,

clients, vendors, and exhibitors to meet client needs.

* Develop and nurture good relationships with clients and outsider

suppliers to enhance service, manage expectations, and respond to client

feedback in a timely and efficient manner.

Professional Experience Requirements:

* Bachelors degree required

* Minimum 5 years experience in convention/tradeshow industry or

event/meeting planning; 2 years supervisory experience

* Experience with International meetings preferred

* PC experience with Windows operating system and a variety of

software programs (Microsoft Office, and/or exhibit software)

* Ability to work as team leader, team member, and independently to

best serve client

* Ability to travel and work overtime

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, visit

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

* E-mail preferred method of retrieval

We are an EOE M/F/D/V employer.

Human Resources

SmithBucklin Corporation

2025 M Street NW, Suite 800

Washington, D.C. 20036


4. Exhibits Manager; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Alexandria,


5. Senior Meetings Manager; AGU; Washington, DC

AGU, a leading international scientific association with more than

49,000 members, has a great opportunity for an experienced Senior

Meetings Manager. The Senior Meetings Manager works directly with hotels

and suppliers to manage the full range of meeting activities to include

housing, meeting and exhibit space, and social events specifications;

negotiates and discusses hotel and convention center options for holding

future meetings; serves as the primary liaison to the scientific program

committees and develops committee communications; and oversees processes

related to abstract submissions, and housing and registration systems.

S/he works with internal departments assuring that information on

meetings is advertised accurately and provided to the membership. S/he

trains and manages the workflow of the meeting coordinators, and

provides on-site leadership, assistance and supervision of temporary

support staff. In addition, s/he assists the Director with overall

departmental activities such as budgets, committee appointments,

surveys, and other duties as assigned.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree, 8-10 years of meetings

management experience with progressive responsibilities and supervisory

experience, and excellent organization, communication and negotiation

skills. The successful candidate will have a flexible work style and be

able to juggle multiple projects with competing deadlines. Strong

computer skills, including internet applications, database experience

(abstract, registration, or membership systems) and spreadsheets.

Experience planning scientific, engineering, or medical meetings with

more than 1,500 people preferred. International meeting planning

experience a plus. Must be able to travel (10-15%) and perform on-site

activities as required. CMP designation desired.

AGU, located near the Dupont Circle Metro, offers a competitive salary

and exceptional benefits package. Qualified candidates can mail or

e-mail resume, cover letter and salary

history to:

American Geophysical Union

Attn: HR Department,

2000 Florida Ave., NW,

Washington, DC 20009.



6. Event Coordinator; Magnet Schools of America; Washington, DC

Magnet Schools of America seeks a highly organized and skilled

professional to assist the Executive Director in all conference

planning. He/she must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Access, and

Desktop publishing. Minimum of a Bachelor's in Education, Business, or

related field. Must have excellent interpersonal and communications

skills, with a minimum of one-year experience coordinating conference

events. Travel and on-site responsibilities required. Mail a letter of

interest and resume with references to: Executive Director, Magnet

Schools of America, 1012 14th Street, NW, Suite 903, Washington, DC 2005

postmarked by Friday, August 17, 2007.

7. Conference Coordinator; SAIC; Fairfax, VA

8. Meeting Planner; Information Management Network; New York, NY

A global producer of financial conferences is seeking a Meeting Planner

with 3-5 years of experience. Ability to plan multiple conferences at a

time, both domestic and international; a self-motivated team player able

to work well alone, as well as part of a team is a must.


– Manage all aspects of an event including RFP development, hotel/venue

selection, contract negotiation, menu development, vendor sourcing,

onsite management, and bill reconciliation

– Evaluate program/event histories, budget considerations, contractual

provisions, and meeting host recommendations to determine the best

location for each program.

– Forecast and create budgets for all meetings and events.

– Serve as principal liaison between meeting producers, coordinators,

sales and vendors with regard to all facets of the logistical operations

on multiple programs and events.

– Responsible for leading complex negotiations as they relate to hotel

and vendor contracts.

– Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

– Contribute to the planning, coordination, development, and

implementation of long-range department goals and objectives.

– Monitor industry trends and recommend strategic ways to continue to

improve and elevate the Meeting Planning Department.

Required Qualification

– Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and education

– Must have a minimum 2-4 years as a meeting planner

– Must demonstrate exemplary interpersonal skills for client and team


– Strong organizational and computer skills required, along with

outstanding customer service and project management skills.

– Ability to communicate well with various groups, including company

executives, domestic and international vendors

– International and domestic travel is required.

Please send cover letter and resume to

9. Director Global Event Marketing; Motorola, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL

Position Description

-Establish a well-defined event marketing strategy that is fully

integrated into and aligned with the marketing strategies and plans in

place for each Motorola target market segment (B2B and B2C)

-Develop and institutionalize a best practice global event marketing

management system which encompasses planning, implementation and


-Create innovative, well-brand Motorola experiences at events that fully

engage targeted attendees, support our distribution channels and enhance

our competitive market position

-Optimize both the efficiency and effectiveness of our events

-Lead Global Event Marketing, driving event strategy, process and cost

management for top tier events (example Consumer Electronics Show, 3GSM,


-Manage event marketing standards, best practices, roles,


-Define and optimize a global event marketing supplier network

-Deliver a market segment-driven, high-impact, unified event strategy as

created by the Marketing Leadership Team for Motorola globally.

-Develop a best in class event management team that utilizes best

practice approaches and skills while building brand and managing cost


-Provide expertise to the procurement and travel teams to drive best

practice adoption.

-Lead strategic meeting management such as the Board of Directors,

Financial Analyst, and Elected Officer meetings


-Leadership position in event marketing industry associations desirable

-Marketing communications experience desirable

-Proven experience of leading teams and developing talent

-Global, cross-company experience and working in environments where

influence takes precedence over authority, without having a negative

impact on outcomes and results

-Ability to serve more than one master and to build teams with necessary

expertise around specific projects

-Ability to work in proactive as well as reactive mode

-Experience at setting strategy, analysis, planning and resource


-Ability to establish solid credibility and build strong partnerships

above and below in organization and with agencies and suppliers

Required Qualification

-BA in Marketing; MBA preferred

-10 – 15 years of experience in marketing and/or events;

To apply, please visit and search for job# 67040.

10. Event Planner; Genworth Financial; Richmond, VA

As one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the

world, Genworth Financial believes that every day provides a new

opportunity to find a better way to make a difference in people's lives.

With a rich heritage dating back to 1871, Genworth also focuses on

moving forward as an industry leader. Whether it is helping customers

become more financially secure, or by providing a motivating,

challenging and rewarding work environment for associates, Genworth will

find innovative solutions to continue our success.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity in our Richmond, Virginia

location for an Event Planner. This role will manage events, meetings

and incentive trips for the Long Term Care business.

Responsibilities including but not limited to

· Organize and execute all aspects of LTC meetings, incentives and


· Manage all contractual, logistic and promotional work associated with

planning and executing meetings and events for primary client.

· Plan, track and control meeting metrics; expenses, attendance,

productivity, promotional response.

· Manage multiple projects and tight deadlines, demonstrating

flexibility in a fast paced environment.

· Partner with sales, compliance and third party vendors in creation

and delivery of creative materials.

· Analyze potential problem areas/risks and proactively plan for

project implementation obstacles.

· Work on various event, marketing and communications projects as

needed to meet business needs

· Organize and deliver projects on time and on budget

Basic Qualifications:

· 5 or more years event planning, meeting management experience.

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel,

PowerPoint and Outlook

.Demonstrated ability to deliver unique meeting and incentive


. Demonstrated ability to fully plan and execute all aspects of domestic

and international meetings and incentive conferences without the use of

independent incentive planning companies.

. Proficiency in managing vendors and vendor relationships

. Demonstrated negotiation skills

. Ability to be a team player and also a leader when required

Preferred Qualifications:

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Sound project management experience.

· High level of initiative and self-motivation.

· Team player with positive, can-do attitude.

· Influence management skills – ability to work effectively with all

levels of sales organization and across functions.

· Experience working with a sales force is a plus.


Bachelor's degree in Event Management, Marketing or Communication.

To apply for this position, visit our website at

select the employment tab, and search for Requisition #: HQ71160.

11. Asst. Director of Hotel & Conference Center Sales; University of

Mississippi; Oxford, MS

The Inn at Ole Miss and the Division of Outreach is seeking an Asst.

Director for Hotel and Conference Center Sales. This is a professional

position in which the incumbent develops, coordinates, and implements

marketing programs to promote the sale of facilities and services of The

Inn at Ole Miss and University Conference Services.

The essential functions include the following: promote and sell

facilities and services; serve as a liaison to clients in regard to

reservation of facilities and/or services; negotiate contracts with

outside agencies ensuring compliance with University procedures and


For more information and to apply, go online to

12. Meeting and Conference Coordinator; ICF International; Fairfax, VA

13. Manager, Travel; General Dynamics Information Technology; Fairfax,


14. Meetings Manager; Confidential; Fort Worth, TX

15. Director, Meetings and Special Events; National Retail Federation;

Washington, DC

National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade

association – is seeking a Director, Meetings and Special Events to

manage the meetings and special events function for NRF’s conferences,

small meetings and VIP events. Negotiates and manages contracts for

services that support the successful execution of NRF’s events.

Directs training and develops job aids for staff who work at these

conferences, meetings, and events. Responsible for streamlining

processes in order to enhance communications, reduce expenses, and

improve overall customer satisfaction.


The successful candidate will have a college degree or equivalent five

years meeting planning experience. Must be proficient in contract

negotiation, budget development and management. Excellent organizational

skills and strong attention to detail and quality work product. Ability

to work cooperatively and collaboratively with clients and coworkers in

a team-oriented environment. Must have strong computer skills including

database management. Commitment to a very high level of customer

service. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills.

Ability to be flexible in working varied and additional hours.

Significant travel required.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

Human Resources, National Retail Federation, 325 7th Street, NW, Ste.

1100, Washington, DC 20004, or email EOE


Local Residents Preferred (No Relo). NRF offers a comprehensive benefits

package. Salary mid to upper 60s.

16. Director of Marketing Communications & Events; DisplaySearch, an NPD

Group Company; Austin, TX

DisplaySearch, an NPD Group company has a core team of 46 employees

located in North America, Europe and Asia who produce a valued suite of

Flat Panel Display-related market forecasts, technology assessments,

surveys, studies and analyses. The company also organizes influential

events worldwide. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, DisplaySearch has

regional operations in Chicago, Houston, Kyoto, London, San Diego, San

Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Taipei and Tokyo, and the company is on

the web at

The Director of Marketing Communications & Events will direct the

strategy for online and offline marketing to support global events and

DisplaySearch products and services.

Overall Responsibilities:

Develop and Execute Company Marketing and Global Events Strategy

• Own marketing budget responsibilities and global events P&L. Drive

revenue growth through effective marketing strategies for products,

consulting and events

• Responsible for successful execution of marketing strategies,

including events, website, email newsletters, PR, and AR

• Develop and implement strategies used to identify lead generation


• Develop and report on key performance metrics for marketing programs

• Partner with Sales Director to ensure that sales needs are supported

• Lead team members including Events Manager, Marcom Manager and PR



• 8-10 years experience in advertising, marketing, events and public


• 4-5 years experience in for-profit global event management

• Direct and online marketing experience including search marketing

• Proven ability to multitask and take initiative to pursue further

knowledge and stay abreast of competition.

• Strong leadership, project management and problem solving skills.

• Strong work ethic and team orientated.

• Proficient in all MS office Products Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Web

publishing skills are a plus.

• Experience and comfort working in an entrepreneurial, fast paced

environment and delivering results with efficient use of resources. Past

history with a start-up is a plus.

Contact: Tom Morton

17. Theater & Events Center Director; City of Salida; Salida, CO

The City of Salida, Colorado is accepting applications from experienced

and motivated individuals to manage the soon-to-be-expanded Steam Plant

Theater and Event Center located on the Arkansas River.

Benefits include health and dental insurance, and a deferred

compensation package.

The Director is a department head position responsible for managing the

operation of the entire facility including marketing, sales, food, and

customer service. The Director serves at the direction of the City

Administrator with guidance from the Steam Plant Commission.

Required Qualification

At least seven years experience in management, hospitality, marketing,

and/or event planning and five years of supervisory experience required.

The ideal candidate holds a degree from an accredited college or

university in management, hospitality, marketing or related field.

For more information and application materials see: under Jobs link. Applications should be

submitted to Steve Golnar, Salida City Administrator at: before midnight on September 23, 2007.

Position is expected to begin on January 2, 2008.

18. Conference Planning Manager; Q Center; St. Charles, IL

Q Center, one of the largest conference centers in the country, has an

immediate opening for a Conference Planning Manager. The successful

candidate will work with a team of professionals to coordinate the

logistics for all training sessions and meetings that take place at the

Q Center.


– Key client contact on assigned programs ¿ builds and manages client

relationships once sale has been closed

– Interprets, qualifies, confirms and communicates clients logistical

and service needs for each assigned session and enters them into

property management system (Visual One)

– Consults with/advises clients on additional products and services

available on property and sells client on using them

– Works with appropriate internal and external resources to arrange

program registration, transportation, catered events, offsite functions,


– Creates Banquet Event Orders and obtains client approval prior to and

during session

– Prepares session for billing including reviewing and approving final

invoice prior to it being issued to client

– Primarily responsible and accountable for client satisfaction with

products and services. Solicits and communicates feedback from clients

related to all services, which is used to make decisions about the

business direction and services offered

Required Qualification

– 3 to 5 years of meeting planning/conference management experience

– Strong written and verbal communication skills

– Proven exceptional customer service and consultative skills

– Ability to work well with all levels of clients

– Ability to build and lead teams of people who are not direct reports

– Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

– Ability to work on multiple programs at once that are in different

stages of planning cycle

– High degree of professionalism in behavior and appearance

– Selling/up selling experience beneficial

– Prior experience working with a property management software strongly


– Previous conference center/hotel conference services experience


– Must be able to work overtime as necessary, sometimes on short notice

– Certified Meeting Professional or Certified Meeting Manager preferred

Qualified candidates should send a resume along with a cover letter and

salary history to:

Q Center

Attn: HR Dept

1405 N. Fifth Avenue

St. Charles, IL 60174

Fax: 630-444-4344


19. Online Course Administrator; National Association of Credit

Management; Columbia, MD

Meetings Department of a non-profit association in Columbia, MD seeks

person whose primary daily responsibilities are to manage our online

courses and also assist the meetings registrar. Duties include

maintaining the online course program, monitoring student progress,

acting as liaison with course instructors, data entry, generating

reports, corresponding with members and fielding phone and e-mail



Must be well-spoken, detail-oriented, quick learner. Some travel is

required. Must have excellent organizational, customer service and

communication skills with the ability to work independently and as a

team player in a fast-paced environment. Association experience a plus.

Proficiency in Word/Word Perfect, Excel and the basics of Power Point

required as well as being web savvy.

Salary low 30s. Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to

the Director of Meetings via email:

20. Executive Director; Mount Pleasant Area Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Mount Pleasant, MI

The Mount Pleasant Area Convention & Visitor Bureau’s Board of

Directors seeks a new Executive Director. Submit your qualifications,

compensation history and resume in confidence no later than September

15, 2007 at 5 p.m. Please submit your resume by mail or email to Rick

Rautanen, President of the Board, c/o Hampton Inn, 5205 E. Pickard Road,

Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858. Email: No

telephone calls please. EOE


The successful candidate must have at least 5 years of CVB or equivalent

experience in the hospitality industry and a successful track record.


Salary is commensurate with experience.


Mary Carroll

Mount Pleasant Area CVB

114 E Broadway

Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

989-772-4433 (phone)

800-772-4433 (alt. phone)

989-772-2909 (fax)

21. CVB Director; City of Joplin; Joplin, MO

Candidates must be highly motivated and possess knowledge of the

convention and tourism industry. Must work closely with private and

public businesses and organizations in promoting Joplin as a desired

site for convention and tourism activities. Creates strategies to

increase visitor and tourism in the City.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business

Administration, Hotel/Restaurant Management, or closely related area and

experience equivalent to two years full time supervisory/managerial work

in the hospitality industry.


Salary range $39,967 – $59,159 with excellent benefits.


Tamra Schultz

City of Joplin

602 S. Main Street

Joplin, MO 64801

417/ 624-0820 (phone)

417/ 625-4712 (fax)

22. Convention Sales Manager; Dayton/Montgomery County CVB, Inc.;

Dayton, OH

Seeking an experienced Sales Manager. Ideal candidate will be highly

motivated with superior communication & presentation skills.


Requires a minimum of 2 years experience in the hospitality or related



Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position offers

a comprehensive benefits package.


Ian Groves

Dayton/Montgomery County CVB, Inc.

One Chamber Plaza/Suite A

Dayton, Ohio 45402-2400

937-226-8212 (phone)

937-226-8211 (alt. phone)

937-226-8294 (fax)

23. Director of Operations & Visitor Relations; Charlottesville

Albemarle CVB; Charlottesville, VA

The DOVR will oversee operation, staff & volunteers of 2 Visitor Centers

reaching 175,000 walk in visitors/yr; oversee revenue generation

programs, visitor inquiry response/fulfillment & tracking.


Seeking a dynamic leader with ability to create a culture of customer

service excellence. Must be detail oriented, have strong supervisory

skills, able to respond quickly/instinctively to a variety of customer

needs, have innovative ideas & the ability to implement them. Looking

for a team player with positive attitude & operations/customer service



$33,300-$49,088, Exclt benefits, 2 ret plans



City of Charlottesville

Dept of HR / CACVB Visitor Relations

P.O. Box 911

605 East Main Street, 2nd Floor

Charlottesville, VA 22902

434-970-3490 (phone)

434-970-3523 (fax)

24. Vice President, Membership/Sponsorship Sales; Nashville CVB;

Nashville, TN

NCVB seeks qualified applicants for Vice President of

Membership/Sponsorship Sales. The VP of Membership supports NCVB through

new member solicitation, creation of retention/membership programs and


Candidates must have a proven track record in solicitation

sales/retention building preferably with a membership organization.

Recommended that candidates have a bachelor's degree preferably in a

related field from an accredited university. Candidates should have a

minimum of 5 years of progressive sales and membership management


Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


NCVB Search Committee

c/o Center for Nonprofit Management

44 Vantage Way, Suite 230

Nashville, TN 37228

25. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Sacramento, CA


Under general direction, solicit new and maintain existing files of

convention sales activities, promote Sacramento as a meeting destination

to government groups, corporate groups and meeting planners. This

includes, but is not limited to, the generation of leads for hotels in

the Sacramento area. Ensure that established goals and objectives are

accomplished in accordance with prescribed priorities, time limitation,

and funding conditions.


Minimum 2 years hospitality sales experience strongly preferred. Proven

track record of successfully soliciting and booking new business.


Depending upon experience – base salary plus incentive and auto



Sheri Graciano

Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau

1608 I Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

916-808-7777 (phone)

916-808-7788 (fax)

26. President; New York Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance; New York


Responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive

marketing plan, combined with administration and leadership of all

programs and initiatives. In addition, to reporting to the Board of

Directors, the President also acts as the liaison to business,

government officials and related regional, state and national


For a full job specification, please contact Jackie Benton at


• Competitive compensation package will be crafted based on the

experience level of the incumbent.

• Attractive benefits package including medical, dental, and IRA.


Jackie Benton

Duffy Group

4727 East Union HIlls

Suite 200

Phoenix, AZ 85050

800.903.0710 (phone)

602.652.8606 (alt. phone)

27. Meeting & Events Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,


Courtesy Associates is a recognized leader in delivering turnkey

conference, meeting and event management services worldwide. Our clients

benefit from the experience and continuity of our best-in-class,

senior-level staff, who are dedicated to serving government, academia,

technical and medical societies, corporations and foundations.

As a result of our continued expansion, Courtesy Associates is looking

for an experienced Meeting & Events Coordinator for DC office.

Demonstrated Experience:

* Develop on-site logistics requirements such as meeting room

set-up, audiovisual requirements, inspection timetable, and management

of assigned subsections of meeting with limited supervision.

* Assist with development and management of conference program,

event budget and other related components.

* Conduct preliminary site research and investigations for sleeping

rooms, meeting facilities, event venues and work with supervisor to

finalize selection and negotiation of contracts.

* Supervise and train on-site registration and hires on-site staff.

* Act as liaison between vendors.

* Assist with research for proposals and sales outreach events.

* Coordinate transportation and tours for clients.

* Manage and coordinate the promotion of exhibits including but not

limited to selling and assigning booth space, collecting payment,

liaison to the committee and liaison on site.


* A team player with 3+ years of relevant experience

* Excellent oral/written communication skills

* Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and make productive use of

time under pressure

* Must be detail-oriented and able to balance several projects


* Previous experience planning government meetings a plus

* College degree required

SmithBucklin is proud to offer the following benefits that 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

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


Courtesy is a wholly owned subsidiary of SmithBucklin Corporation

28. Tradeshow Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,


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

Our Washington, DC office has an excellent opportunity available for a

Tradeshow Sales Coordinator responsible for handling all booth, web,

sponsorship and advertising sales, helping to develop budget and

projections for revenue goals, and database management to increase

number of prospects.

Other responsibilities include:

Establishing sales strategy.

Providing sales reports for client, Executive Director and show manager

Developing 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


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

PC experience with Windows operating system and a variety of software

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


Excellent oral and written communications.

Strength in project management and able to utilize technology to assist

with efficiency.

Understands business sales process, particularly inside sales

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.

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 file

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


29. Program Manager, Education; National Association of College and

University Business Officers (NACUBO); Washington, DC

The National Association of College and University Business Officers

(NACUBO) is looking for an Educational Program Manager. This individual

will be responsible for designing and overseeing the delivery of six to

ten sophisticated professional development events for a respected

national higher education association. This is a great opportunity to

grow in a challenging, fast-paced environment. Work with a variety of

experts and dedicated colleagues in a team environment. We have sleek

new offices with a fitness center, and we are located in an upscale area

of DC convenient to public transportation. Must have experience in

successfully managing professional development and proven ability in

instructional design and adult learning strategies. Project management

and communication skills are a must. Travel is required in the position.

To apply, please fax resume with cover letter. NACUBO is an EOE


Fax: 202-861-2583

30. Event Planner – Trade Shows; MicroStrategy; McLean, VA

The Event Planner will work on a project basis to help coordinate and

manage trade shows.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

The Event Planner will work on a project basis to help coordinate and

manage various trade shows as well as other corporate events.

Responsibilities include coordination of our corporate trade show

program, including booth logistics, marketing activities and management

of our show schedule. The Event Planner will also assist with corporate

event coordination including site selection, managing and overseeing

event logistics, food & beverage, room blocks, technical provisioning,

vendor coordination and management, pre-event logistics/operational

details and on-site event management. Assist department in meeting

business objectives for lead generation from conferences, events,

seminars and trade shows. Proven ability to manage projects

independently, drive projects to completion and produce events under

budget. Ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3-5 years dedicated

meeting planning experience including work on trade shows and

internal/external event marketing. Must have thorough knowledge of

Microsoft Office products, including advanced skills in Excel and Access

as well as a great aptitude for organization, planning and follow


Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience managing an in-house trade show program.

Detail oriented



Very creative

Proactive attitude

Ability to work to deadlines while handling multiple projects

Strong analytical & problem solving skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Ability to travel internationally & domestically; approximately 25%


Additional Desirable Qualities:

Out-going & personable

Team Player

CMP Credentials

Corporate event planning experience preferred

31. Sr. Specialist – Meetings Management (0711345); Johnson & Johnson

Family of Companies; Raritan, NJ

Small-Company Environment/ Big-Company Impact

Ortho-McNeil Janssen Pharmaceutical Services, a member of Johnson &

Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Sr.

Specialist Meetings Management, located in Raritan, NJ.

The Ortho-McNeil Janssen Pharmaceutical Services (OMJPS) Centers of

Excellence is comprised of Finance/Health Care Compliance, Human

Resources/Sales Training, Information Management, New Business

Development/Business Intelligence, Process Excellence/Strategic

Planning, Sales & Marketing Services, and Strategic Business Group.

These Centers of Excellence support the business of PriCara, Unit of

Ortho-McNeil, Inc., Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, Inc., Janssen, L.P., and

Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs.

The Sr. Specialist Meetings Management will plan, administer, and

execute a large number of successful, cost effective national meetings.

Responsible for meeting logistics and complying with commercial

compliance guidelines. Provides counsel and support to brand and sales

teams for multiple operating companies ensuring consistency and

standardization across all units for meeting planning support.

Collaborates with clients and vendors establishing positive business

relationships and offering up solutions to meet strategic objectives.

Brings forward solutions and recommendations to improve processes and

business decisions. Ensures all aspects of meeting details are met on a

timely basis. On-site meeting management of attendees, brand teams,

staff, hotel, vendors and DMCs. Collaborate with brand teams and

business partners on a project and non-project driven basis to provide

counsel on strategic planning and tactics. Establishes scope and

direction of meetings by interfacing with field sales directors, vice

presidents and other senior management. Forecasts meeting costs and

manages to budget. Negotiates favorable pricing with destination

management companies and vendors. Ensures timely payment of invoices and

billing reconciliation, including accruals with Finance. Collaborates

with colleagues in meetings management at J&J Travel Services and within

the J&J Pharmaceutical Group to explore cost saving opportunities and


The successful candidate must possess a High School diploma; a college

degree is preferred. A minimum of 3 years Meetings Management experience

is required. Experience with pharmaceutical or medical education meeting

planning is strongly preferred. CMP (Certified Meeting Professional)

certification preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite,

including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, is required. Familiarity with

industry specific technology systems (StarCite or other meeting

management system) is preferred. Must have experience developing budgets

for meetings. A thorough understanding within a sales organization, and

sales and marketing policies and procedures is desired. Must be

flexible, customer-focused, have excellent communication and

organizational skills as well as the ability to multi-task effectively

in a fast paced, detail oriented environment as well as interact

effectively with all levels of management. Proficient knowledge of RFPs

(Request For Proposals) is required. This position requires the ability

to travel at least 30%, which may include extended trips of 10 days or


If you want to explore the many small-company environments behind the

big-company impact of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, bid on

this position today!

As a valued team member, you’ll receive a competitive salary and great

benefits including medical/dental, a 401(k), a pension plan and a

comprehensive wellness program. If interested, please apply directly

on-line at our web site noting Req. Code 0711345.

The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has a strong commitment to

diversity and welcomes applications for all individuals. EOE M/F/D/V

32. Trade Show and Conference Coordinator; ESRI; Redlands, CA

An individual with event planning experience and superb attention to

detail skills is needed to support ESRI's involvement in producing

conferences, attending trade shows, and organizing seminars both

domestically and internationally. Currently there are multiple positions

available in the Events Department. Specific responsibilities will vary

depending on the team.

This position is full time at our Corporate headquarters in Redlands, CA

**Part Time employees, contract Event Planners, third party vendors, and

telecommuting is not an option.


– Work as part of a department that plans and executes approximately

1000 events per year on the Conference, Trade Show or Seminar team.

– Work with a requestor from conception of the event through post-event


– Collect, input and disseminate event details, using the event

database, email, and other forms of communication

– Breakdown budgets and plan food beverage and audio visual for events

– Communicate with team members and other marketing teams, including

Marketing Operations, Marketing Communications, Sales teams, Graphics,

Production and others as necessary, to successfully plan and execute the


– Assist in designing, executing and coordinating direct mail pieces and

e-mail campaigns.

– Work with vendors including shipping and exposition companies.

Required Qualification

– Must possess excellent organizational, oral, interpersonal and written

communication skills

– Must be able a self starter and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced


– Able to use Excel, Access and Microsoft word.

– Minimal travel is required


– 4-year degree or equivalent of 5 years event planning experience. Or

combination of both.

Please send resume to:

33. Sponsorship Manager; PIA/GATF; Sewickley, PA

PIA/GATF is seeking a full-time Sponsorship Manager to assist in

developing and executing comprehensive sponsorship programs that

generate income, maximize the company’s visibility, and generate

sponsorship sales revenue in line with agreed targets and objective.

College degree in related field and at least 5 years experience in

advertising, exhibit or sponsorship sales, marketing or business

experience required. Association or industry experience preferred.

Please submit resumes along with salary requirements to or mail to 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA

15143 Attn: HR

34. Administrative Assistant; American Society of Safety Engineers; Des

Plaines, IL

Professional membership association in Des Plaines seeks an experienced

administrative assistant to support our Professional Development

department. The individual will provide general administrative support,

primarily in the meeting logistics area. The individual must be able to

work with customers/clients by telephone and some travel is possible.

Qualifications include: proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word,

Excel and Outlook-email), at least 2 yrs administrative experience,

attention to detail and accuracy, excellent communication and

organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks. We

offer excellent benefits, casual dress policy and flexible hours. Send

resume w/salary history to:

American Society of Safety Engineers

Human Resources/AdminAsst

1800 E. Oakton St.

Des Plaines, IL 60018


FAX: 847.296.9220

35. Manager, Promotions & Meetings; American Trucking Associations;

Arlington, VA

The American Trucking Associations (ATA), the nation’s leading trade

and lobby association representing the trucking industry, is actively

seeking an energetic and creative Manager, Promotions & Meetings for our

Conventions & Meetings department. This position manages the promotion

of ATA’s annual Management Conference & Exhibition, with strong

emphasis in the development of direct mail pieces to drive exhibit sales

and attendance along with managing the promotional schedule, including

mail and email campaigns. The Manager, Promotions & Meetings assists the

VP, Conventions & Meetings in the areas of program development,

marketing campaign, logistics planning, coordinating with exhibit sales,

negotiations and scripts, as well as on-site management. Salary is up to

$64,000 and is based on level of experience.

BS/BA in business, marketing, communication or related field plus a

minimum of 3 successful years related association marketing, convention

and trade show promotions is preferred; or, in lieu of degree, 5 + years

similar experience is required. Excellent interpersonal and

communication, both verbal and written, skills are required. Must be

able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks on tight deadlines. Must

have experience in developing multi-tiered marketing plans with growth

of meetings and revenue in mind. Applicants must possess experience in

all facets of meeting planning, including site selection, contract

negotiation, coordinating logistical arrangements, program development

and on-site implementation. Membership in PCMA is preferred but not


ATA offers an outstanding benefits package:

· medical/dental/vision/prescription plans

· flexible spending accounts

· pension

· 401k

· education reimbursement.

· commuter benefits

ATA is located in Arlington, VA (Washington, DC metro are), within

walking distance of the Ballston Metro station. Please email your resume

and salary history to: and put 44-0803-pcma in

the subject line. EOE/AA.

36. Executive Asst to Pres/Tourism Coordinator; Fort Worth Convention &

Visitors Bureau; Fort Worth, TX

JOB TITLE: Executive Assistant to the President & CEO / Tourism


DEPARTMENT: Executive & Tourism

POSITION REPORTS TO: FWCVB President & CEO & Director of Tourism

EMPLOYEE STATUS: Exempt (Administrative)

SUMMARY OF BASIC FUNCTIONS: To act as executive administrative assistant

to the President & CEO, the FWCVB Executive Committee, and the FWCVB

Board of Directors; To provide assistance and support to the Director of




– Provide support to the President & CEO & Director of Tourism; schedule

and attend meetings; prepare and distribute meeting minutes.

– Coordinate, assemble and edit the production of various reports to the

FWCVB Board of Directors.

– Maintain executive office files, including Board minutes & Tourism


– Maintain appointment and travel calendars for the President & CEO &

Director of Tourism.

– Prepare expense reports for the President & CEO & Director of Tourism

– Perform related duties as may be assigned by the President & CEO &

Director of Tourism.

– Make travel arrangements for all bureau staff.

– Prepare special projects, assigned responsibilities, etc. ensuring

they are completed in an accurate and timely fashion. Complete routine,

special projects and meet deadlines as requested

– Prepares reports and correspondence requested by department manager

where information must be obtained from a variety of sources.

– Have effective communication with management, directors, sales people,

and all other personnel. Perform duties with courtesy and knowledgeable


– Perform related duties as assigned.

Job Description: Executive Assistant to President & CEO / Tourism



– Maintains database of national/international tour operator accounts in

the CVB's database system and keep detailed tracking notes of Fort Worth

tour accounts.

– Assist the Director of Tourism to follow up new contacts established

from various sources such as trade shows attended.

– Coordinate all aspects of inquiry responses and distribute response


– Schedule Happy Trails greeting program for visiting tour group


Education – Minimum of Two years college level course work in business

or a related field.

Experience – Five (5) years of increasingly responsible executive

assistant and/or tourism experience

Special Skills – Ability to operate computer with Microsoft Office

software; typing at 80 words per minute and mathematical calculations

Ability to perform multiple tasks; with the ability to prioritize.

Please contact Linda de Jesus via e-mail:

Deadline for submission: August 31, 2007

37. Director, New Business (Conferencing); The Nucleus Group; Atlanta,


Position Description Work with the V.P. Conference and Travel

Services in providing strategic consultation to clients of the company

and internal project teams. Actively pursue new business opportunities

with existing and/or new clients to ensure all business targets are met.


New Business Development

Work with the V.P. Conference and Travel Services to:

-Conduct market analysis in order to identify new business opportunities

-Formulate strategic and tactical plans for the business development and

continues growth of the US conferencing division, primarily in the US

market, but also internationally

-To provide a spectrum of conference and meeting opportunities in a

range of size and format in support of the corporation's new business


-Secure and organize effective new business presentations identifying

strong internal support teams

-Prepare proposals and pitches

-Present new business ideas to clients

Project Management

-New business responsibilities will exclusively focus on generating new

business for MTMC and securing client retention for repeat business.

This position will also focus its marketing efforts on building a

diverse client base to include but not limited to corporations,

associations and special events.

-Ensure the timely delivery of effective conference services to the

complete satisfaction of the client


-Prepare, revise and approve draft budgets for all proposed activities

-Ensure internal cost control and adherence to agreed budgets

-Assist Vice President to prepare financial forecasts for MTM

-Budget and monitor cost of new business activities and presentations

Client council and relations

-Develop and maintain friendly and professional relationships with


-Provide ongoing council and advice to major clients

-Provide or ensure adequate progress reports on projects to clients and

the Vice President

Professional contacts

-Develop and maintain professional relations with clients, industry

representative and vendors.

-Develop media contacts and identify key issues of interest to the media


-Attend meetings, conferences, trade shows and indu

Required Qualification

-At least 10 years relevant Sales and Marketing experience preferably in

the medical, scientific and corporate market.

-Experience of pharmaceutical communications, including media and

community relations, within industry and/or agency

-Performance history in sales and contract negotiation

-Strong presentation and communication skills

-Proven track record in new business development

-Experience in mentoring and managing staff required.

-Computer Skills: General computer literacy required, Proficiency in

Microsoft Office Applications including PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word,

Proficiency in online medical resource searching (i.e., Ovid, Medline,

Pub Med, etc.).


Bachelor's degree in Marketing with at least 10 years relevant Sales and

Marketing experience preferably in the medical, scientific and corporate



Antonio Posey

The Nucleus Group

6 Concourse Parkway, Suite 3000

Atlanta, GA 30328

fax: 404 233 2827

38. Director, Austin, Convention Center; City of Austin; Austin, TX

The City of Austin is seeking to fill the Director, Austin Convention

Center position with a business- savvy leader who will direct the

operations, sales and marketing of the City's Convention facilities. The

Austin Convention Center, providing over 900,000 square feet, is

considered one of the most technologically advanced convention

facilities in the U.S. Located in the heart of down town Austin, the

Convention Center has an operating budget of 54.7 million and 208

employees, supplemented by an additional temporary workforce for

convention events.

The Director will manage the Austin Convention Center, the Palmer

Auditorium (a 131,000-square-foot facility that provides an alternative

space for smaller meetings and special events) and three large parking

garages that support the convention center.


Be a strong leader with high ethical integrity and strong sense of

commitment to the success and management of the convention center.

Consult, formulate, makes recommendations to Assistant City Managers,

City Manager and City Council on policy, revenues and financial matters

affecting Austin Convention Center programs and functions.

Direct and manage the annual operating budget, forecast operational

needs, approve expenditures, and establish and manage fees and revenues

for facility use.

Be a strategic planner with expertise in building sales and marketing

strategies to achieve revenue goals, attract new markets and achieve

desired business results.

Be an effective communicator with strong negotiation skills to forge

relationships with convention planners, executives, business leaders,

service providers, hotel motel industry, food and beverage contractors,

the media and the general public to promote, attract and develop the use

of the convention center facilities.

Be a strong manager with effective team building techniques to guide

staff to work for the common goal of achieving high performance

standards and excellent customer service that builds the perceived value

of the facility.

Required Qualification

Prefer contract administration, project management experience, and prior

experience in working with hotels and large contractors to provide

services for a large convention center facility

The position requires a bachelor's degree in Business/Administration

Public Administration or related field plus a minimum of 8-10 years

experience in a managerial capacity in a convention center, public

assembly/event facility or other related/industry.

To be considered, applicants must apply online by visiting the City of

Austin website at For additional information

about the position visit the city website or contact Edna Santos at


39. Senior Conferences Manager; American Institutes for Research; Silver

Spring, MD

40. Director, Programs and Chapter Development; University of

California, Irvine; Irvine, CA

In a relatively short period of time, the University of California,

Irvine has achieved tremendous success. A top-ten public university, UCI

has become internationally-recognized for improving lives through

research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and

teaching, and engaging and enriching the community. And, with plans for

major campus growth and a comprehensive campaign during the next decade,

the future is even brighter.

The university is seeking experienced, innovative professionals to lead

our advancement efforts at a time of great excitement and opportunity

for the campus and University Advancement.

The incumbent is responsible for planning, implementing, executing, and

evaluating University of California, Irvine Alumni Association programs

and chapter activities. Implements year-round program of events that are

used (1) to serve members and potential members of the association, (2)

to recognize achievements of alumni, faculty, students, and community

members, (3) to cultivate members for the association, and (4) to

increase revenue for the association. Oversees a combined $215,000


Required Qualification


Demonstrated ability to independently develop and make recommendations

concerning and implement strategies for special events, donor

cultivation and recognition.

Skill in developing and systematically monitoring budgets for special

event programming and the ability to make recommendations to control

costs for events.

Experience working with volunteer committees

Knowledge of University constituencies, organizational structure,

policies and procedures.

Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team in

a collaborative environment

Ability to organize a diverse workload, to prioritize projects, and to

develop strategies and action plans to meet stated objectives

Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work with people inside and

outside the university

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to write

correspondence, invitation copy, and program scenarios and to

communicate with a wide variety of publics.


Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access software


Experience working with student groups and organizations.

Masters degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, or related field.

University of California, Irvine offers excellent benefits including a

minimum of 3 weeks vacation per year. We offer competitive salary ranges

and career advancement opportunities. To be considered for this

position, please apply directly at: and search by job

number 2007-1083.

UCI is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to

excellence through diversity.

41. Continuing Education and Member Services Coordinator; Association

– Confidential; Alexandria, VA

An efficient and friendly association office seeks a successful

candidate to join our staff and become responsible for the coordination

& delivery of our established Membership and Continuing Education

Program. This position also supports the recertification and program

approval processes, database maintenance and daily communications with

our membership.

We want to hear from you if you are able to complete administrative

functions and assigned projects w/ accuracy & efficiency, posses

excellent communication skills, and have the ability to prioritize

tasks. This position is a great opportunity for a recent college

graduate looking to gain experience with an established association.

BA/BS desired but not req. No management exp. or supervisory exp. req.

Our association is a non-profit educational organization that supports

the professional field of cancer data management. We offer an excellent

benefit package and great work environment with a Metro convenient

location in Alexandria.

42. National Sales Manager; Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Grapevine, TX

The Grapevine CVB is seeking a National Sales Manager to handle

Corporate and Association accounts in a defined territory. The position

is based in Grapevine and reports to the Director of Sales. Candidates

will have a minimum of 3 years direct group sales experience either in a

Hotel, CVB, or Convention Center; along with a 4 year college degree or

equivalent experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent

communication and strong presentation skills.

For more details and to view the job description, please contact Kelly

Luque via email at

Grapevine Texas

Nestled between Dallas and Fort Worth, and home of the DFW International

Airport, Grapevine is one of those destinations you have to visit to

experience all we have to offer:

* 5,000 Guestrooms with over 650,000 square feet of function and

exhibit space

* Easy access with over 2000 flights daily at DFW International


* Bordered to the north by the beautiful 7200 acre Lake Grapevine

and over 200 restaurants

* Over 250 distinctive shops including Grapevine Mills Mall, Bass

Pro Shops’ Outdoor World

* Grapevine Vintage Railroad, featuring “Puffy”, an 1896 Steam


* 81 holes of championship golf-all within 10 minutes from your

selected hotel

* 6 award winning annual festivals

Contact: Kelly Luque

Phone: 972-985-1200

43. Exhibits Manager; Society For Neuroscience; Washington, DC

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) is a non-profit, professional

association representing over 36,000 members working in the dynamic and

multi-disciplinary field of science that deals with the brain and

nervous system. Our staff of 70-plus is a highly dedicated group

passionate about and proud of supporting the scientific research,

advocacy and public education activities our members are engaged in. We

work in a unique, award-winning, environmentally friendly building and

offer excellent employee benefits. We foster a culture of creativity,

initiative-taking and excellence, and seek highly motivated, bright,

inquisitive, and energetic team players interested in contributing to

the multi-faceted mission of the Society.

Summary: Manage all aspects of the exhibit sales process including,

prospecting, reporting, strategic planning, marketing, follow-up,

communications, and invoicing

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES will include the following. Other

duties may be assigned.

* Develop, implement, and grow an in-house exhibit program working

closely with the Assistant Director

* Expand the exhibit program utilizing current knowledge of

tradeshow industry trends.

* Lead the RFP process to select a web-based exhibitor sales

application to include the systematic comparison of all proposals and

submission of a recommendation

· Work with Assistant Director on the production of the exhibit

prospectus and service kit in print and online

· Manage all booth assignments working closely with Assistant


· Send confirmation letters and collect all fees

· Maintain exhibitor database to include, contact information,

income, income reconciliation and the priority point system

· Serve as main contact for exhibitor questions

· Compile weekly, monthly and yearly reports/statistics

· Travel for site visits and onsite for the annual meeting

· Manage exhibits onsite

· Work closely with meeting vendors, to include registration

and housing as they pertain to exhibitors.

· Develop and maintain good working and strong business

relationships with exhibitors, vendors and staff

* Cross-train with department co-workers and assist in other areas

when needed.


* Serve as an engaged and involved team member, supportive of the

varied experiences, and perspectives of internal and external


* Support and actively build an office culture dedicated to superior

customer service that exceeds member and exhibitor expectations.

* Work within the team and among teams to ensure that decisions are

made to further the organization’s goals.


QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent oral and written communication skills with

attention to detail. Individual must have experience with budgets and

appropriate software/web applications, be team oriented and demonstrate

great customer service skills. Ability to multi-task and set priorities

in a flexible manner to address changing needs. Strong office automation

skills (word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software), as

well as proven Internet research skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

experience, 5 or more years of experience in exhibit sales with

medical/scientific meetings, CEM preferred

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Excellent oral and written communication skills, good

working knowledge of the English language.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic math skills required.

REASONING ABILITY: Must show good judgment and logic Also must be able

to competently handle potentially controversial issues and situations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here

represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential

functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must

be able to work as a collaborative team member.

Fax: 202-962-4947

44. Director of Program Management; Columbia Business School; New York,


Columbia Business School seeks a Director of Program Management.

Possessing superior event management skills and reporting to the

Associate Dean, the Director of Program Management is responsible for

the delivery of a multi-million dollar portfolio of Open Enrollment,

Custom, and Partnership programs.


1. Oversee program delivery processes, ensuring effective and efficient

planning, preparation, delivery, and follow-up.

2. Attract, grow, manage, and evaluate a highly qualified and

productive team.

1. Establish policies, practices, and procedures for providing

superior client service and outstanding product/process delivery.

2. Oversee and ensure program and service quality, timeliness, and

customer satisfaction goals are met or exceeded. Develop and lead

implementation of strategies for improving program and service quality.

3. Ensure all programs and accounts meet or exceed profitability


4. In partnership with the Director of Administration, manage faculty

pay and other program finance processes.

5. Oversee and ensure efficient and effective management of faculty,

venue, and other program resources.

6. Manage Faculty Director relationships across all portfolios and


7. Other related duties as required.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. 5-7 years

related experience required. 10 years of related experience preferred.

Direct management experience in professional services or events

production. Must be able to work with multiple projects, shifting

deadlines and priorities. Excellent interpersonal, communication,

negotiation, computer, and writing skills necessary. Excellent

leadership and supervisory skills necessary. International experience a

plus. Moderate travel required.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities are

especially encouraged to apply.

For a full job announcement and to apply, please visit our web site:

Req. # 051020


Position: Sales Lead Generator (contract position up to 1 year, may be


Reports to: Associate Director of Sales

Overall Responsibility:

Creation and execution of a marketing segment specific plan to drive

leads for hotels in District

Develop Target Lists and solicit small group business for in house

business in all B & C hotels within the San Jose Hotels, Inc., district.

Contact customers and sales prospects through dedicated and focused

telemarketing and outside sales calls.

Develop strong working relationships with B & C hotels, gain knowledge

of product attributes and match customers with specific brand and or


Partner with hotel sales and marketing to develop strong working

knowledge of peaks/valleys, booking strategies and process for leads

specific to hotels.

Maintains cooperative, productive relationships with CVB Sales Team to

drive small leads to B & C hotels, attends bi weekly sales meetings and

participate in all sales related activities as directed by the ADOS.

Outside sales calls, travel and rapport building activities to establish

and maintain key and repeat customer relationships.

Documentation of all customer accounts, leads, calls, entertainments,

and status updates in EBMS.

activities as directed by the ADOS.

Skills and Attributes:

– Enthusiastic, dependable, positive team player

– Ability to demonstrate strong written and communications skills

– Strong sense of accountability for all activities owned and decisions


– Strong organizational and time management skills with close attention

to detail and prioritization capabilities

– Ability to work independently, problem-solve and demonstrate personal


– Professional demeanor and appearance


Minimum five years sales experience, specifically on cold calling and

outside sales

Substantial knowledge of hotel and meetings industry

Demonstrated record of progressive responsibility and accountability and

sales/marketing success

Knowledge of the meetings and convention business, including an

understanding of key market segments

Please submit resume to and include Sales Lead

Generator in the subject line of your email.

46. Director Special Events; Washington University in St. Louis; St.

Louis, MO

Special events are an important strategy for facilitating the alignment,

cohesion, communication, celebration and involvement of key internal and

external audiences in the mission, direction and daily life of Olin

Business School. The Director of Special Events plans, designs, manages

and executes all aspects of Olin special events from business meetings

with corporate executives to graduation ceremonies and student

celebrations, as noted below, and new events as assigned. The Director

oversees all activities related to such events, including date

selection, invitation design, printing, mailing list development and

management, mailing, copying, catering, etc. In overseeing these event

activities, the Director works closely with Marketing and Communications

Department staff; Olin administrators and faculty; Knight Center staff;

other Olin personnel, departments and programs; committees; student

organizations; University contacts; and outside vendors. To effectively

manage these relationships, the Director is people-savvy, an

exceptionally clear communicator, able to recruit and motivate

volunteers and delegate. The Director has a keen understanding of Olin

mission, vision and business strategies; and ensures that every event

helps facilitate and advance these priorities. The Director ensures

events are delivered on strategy, on time and on budget, and reflect the

world-class image of the School. The Director is creative and

innovative, finding new and integrative ways to accomplish objectives.


Demonstrated strong project management experience, superior

organizational skills and successful budget management experience.

Ability to work independently and effectively handle a variety of

projects simultaneously. Exceptional attention to detail essential.

Excellent communication skills, demonstrated strong writing ability and

thorough knowledge of grammar and usage. Proven corporate communication

skills preferred.

Ability to work effectively and build strong working relationships with

diverse publics, including faculty, senior staff, administrative staff,

leaders in the University, students, alumni, friends of Olin and

business leaders. Demonstrated experience in delegating, assigning work,

recruiting volunteers, managing relationships with corporate and

senior-level constituents.

Strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to translate strategies

into tactical events and actions.

A demonstrated commitment to delivering high-quality events and

excellence in communications, publications and programs.

Required Qualification

Minimum of five years experience in event planning and management.


Bachelor's degree required.

Visit our website at:

47. Education Manager; NASCUS; Arlington, VA

48. Conference Assistant; American Society of Pension Professionals &

Actuaries (ASPPA); Arlington, VA

National association in Ballston is hiring a Conference Assistant to

work with professional conference staff to support conference staff in

coordinating 10-15 meetings of various sizes each year. This is an entry

level position for someone interested in starting a career in the

meeting planning industry. Duties include collecting and formatting

conference materials, compiling post-conference information and

assisting the department in all administrative functions.


A minimum of one to two years administrative experience is advised. Must

be detail-oriented, organized and have excellent written and oral

communication skills. Must have extensive experience formatting and

manipulating data in Microsoft Excel and Word. Association experience

and iMIS database knowledge helpful. Some travel required. Fax or e-mail

resume, cover letter and salary requirements to

or fax to 703.516.9308. No phone calls accepted. EOE/M/F/V/H.

49. Meeting Planner; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

The IEEE, the world’s largest professional technical organization with

over 370,000 members worldwide, produces 30 percent of the world’s

published literature in electrical engineering, computers and control

technology. Through the dedication of our members, we’re proud to be

the world’s leading authority in technical areas, and want to add you

to our success story! We are seeking an experienced Meeting Planner

within our Technical Activities Department in Piscataway, NJ location

who will manage meetings ranging in size from 10 – 500 attendees with

oversight of expense management up to $500,000.


• Preparation of time-lines, status reports, costing

analysis, and other reports as necessary

• Creation, Configuration and distribution of meeting

announcements based on negotiation with client (standard text, and web


• Coordination of registration for each meeting (adhering to

client and hotel timeline)

• Financial management including expense management and

billing reconciliation

• Site, facility, and vendor selection including research,

analysis, recommendation preparation, and contract negotiations

• Preparation of meeting specifications – F&B, set-up, and


• Onsite management including supervision and coordination

of vendors, logistics, bill reconciliation, and resolution of any issues

• Assurance of overall terms and conditions for services

rendered by Meeting Conference Management are met

• Assist in process management to ensure quality services

• Assist team members to establish a consistent level of

quality, accuracy and compliance to departmental and industry standards

• Ability to work extended hours to meet meeting needs

• Onsite meeting support and travel is required (either

domestically or internationally) to support assigned meetings at

clients’ request. Onsite weekend duties are occasionally necessary.

Estimated travel is up to 40% per year.


• A minimum of 5 years experience in conference/meeting

planning and/or 2-3 years hotel sales or convention services is


• A Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

• CMP required or must obtain CMP designation within one

year of employment

• Association event planning experience preferred

• Must have a proven track record of managing large scale

meetings and events, with attendance over 300 and multiple tracks

occurring on a daily basis

• Excellent time and project management skills

• Dedication to detail and the ability to work under

pressure in a deadline driven environment

• Must have experience in negotiating contracts and

arrangements for hotels, transportation, AV, and other support services,

operate comfortably in a progressive electronic environment, with an

emphasis on web development, e-mail, and Microsoft Office applications

• Must be familiar with hotel/convention center policies,

operations and basic procedures

• Excellent knowledge and thorough understanding of event

location analysis, logistics, and management of events from conception

to completion

• Ability to understand and interpret financial data

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a

comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k) plan

with company match, tuition reimbursement, flexible spending accounts,

company paid life insurance, and a business casual dress code. Please

apply online by going to this URL: Only those resumes that go

through the URL from the web address above will be considered. NO

AGENCIES PLEASE. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Visit our website at

50. CONFERENCE & EVENT MANAGER; American Cancer Society; Atlanta, GA

• Consults on program design with sponsoring department by

participating in the planning and establishment of goals and objectives

for meetings, conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets,

speakers, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements,

and other related issues.

• Serves as principal liaison between contractors and departments with

regards to all facets of the logistical operations support of multiple

programs and events.

• Evaluates program/event histories, budget considerations,

contractual provisions, and planning committee recommendations to

determine requirements as to space, facilities, technology, equipment,

lodging, catering, and on-site management.

• Determines and oversees team needed to execute meeting or event

including audio visual production, registration services, travel,

materials, etc.

• Negotiates terms, executes, and administers multiple contracts with

facilities vendors for services, in accordance with budget constraints

and ACS policies and procedures.

• Manages support staff to assist with planning and coordinating

complex administrative assignments and special projects within and/or

across operating units.

• Gathers, organizes, and assesses information, and develops and

prepares recommendations.

• Consults with ACS Web Development Unit to design various

registration, conference, and meeting material.

• Conducts post conference evaluations

• Participates in various committees and professional and trade

organizations to keep abreast of industry trends.

• Manages relationships with vendors such as hotels, production

companies, DMCs, etc

• Works with support staff that is securing post meeting reports and

inputting data such as OneForm and RESX entry, bill review, etc

• Provides updates to Account representative and Business Services

Director relative to issues with customer departments, where further

training or guidance is needed.

• Contributes to the planning, coordination, development, and

implementation of long-range goals and objectives.

• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

• Bachelor's degree with seven to ten years minimum event and

conference planning experience. CMP certification preferred or

equivalent experience.

• Strong knowledge of new meeting technologies such as AV, production,

food and beverage trends

• Knowledge of conference facilities, technology, and equipment.

• Strategic, integrated decision making in the logistical planning of

multiple, complex meetings, conferences, and/or other events.

• Independent determination of event budgets and overall logistical


• Negotiation of terms of vendor service contracts and contract


• Planning and coordination of complex assignments and projects across

multiple organizational units.

• Strong negotiation and decision making skills

• Design, development, and production of marketing materials, to

include brochures and flyers.

• Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare

financial reports, statements and/or projections.

• Ability to gather and analyze statistical data and generate reports.

• Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple


• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to

work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse


• Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.

• Knowledge and understanding of meeting and event planning

principles, requirements, procedures, and available resources.

• Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw


• Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control


• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.

• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.

• Ability to negotiate and manage contractual arrangements.

• Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.

• Travel required approximately 20 – 40 %.

Please apply online at:

JOBID# 1107

51. Event Planner; CFA Institute; Charlottesville, VA

CFA Institute is a professional service organization embodying the

highest standards of ethics and integrity within the global investment

community. We are constantly evolving to provide innovative and

leading-edge ideas and services for our constituents.

We are currently seeking a high caliber individual to join our team in

Charlottesville in the following capacity:

Event Planner

Job responsibilities include: Coordinating event logistics for 30-40

external meetings and events and managing the administrative process for

departmental documentation; suggesting site selections based on

research; negotiating contracts, and managing agreed to deadlines;

managing all communications with facilities; selecting menus and placing

appropriate orders for A/V; managing on-site event logistics and hotel

arrangements; preparing meeting resume outlining detailed event needs

and requirements; monitoring expenses and making recommendations for

event budgets. Incumbent will serve as project planner for larger

programs such as the annual conference. Responsible for office

processes and managing the administrative process for departmental

documentation, e.g., purchase requisitions, monthly accruals, and etc.;

and managing the Meeting Services Helpdesk.

Position requires: College degree preferred with relevant experience in

the area of event planning along with demonstrated project management

skills in a professional office environment and the ability to manage

multiple projects simultaneously. Strong communication skills (both oral

and written) and negotiation skills are required along with strong

problem solving skills, attention to detail, and excellent customer

service skills, i.e., incumbent must be highly responsive and pro-active

in meeting customer / client needs. The ability to work both

collaboratively and independently as the situation requires. Must be

proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook; knowledge of Meeting Matrix /

Visio are pluses. CMP designation preferred.

Details for these and other available positions can be found at:

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package including

medical, dental, 401k, educational assistance, in-house training and

educational opportunities, fitness subsidy, holiday bonus, on-site

café, free on-site parking and more.

If you share our values and are looking for an employer who is strongly

committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, please respond

by sending resume with cover letter and salary requirements via e-mail

to or fax to 434.951.5424.

52. Industry Relations Coordinator; SECO International; Atlanta, GA

53. CLE Assistant; American Association for Justice; Washington, DC

The American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial

Lawyers of America, promotes justice and fairness for injured persons,

safeguards victims' rights–particularly the right to trial by jury–and

strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of

information critical to public health and safety.

CLE Assistant

AAJ is looking for a CLE Assistant in the Education Department to be

responsible for the following:

• Maintains CLE accreditation of National College of Advocacy (NCA)


• Maintains member records for NCA and MCLE database

• Serves as a NCA receptionist and relief front desk receptionist, as


• Provides administrative support for all seminars, colleges, and

teleseminars, including potential for on-site administration of programs


• Strong word processing and computer skills

• HTML skills and aptitude for learning new programs

• Database experience

• Some college

• Customer service/telephone experience

• Strong communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume and cover

letter to; fax to (202) 333-2861; or mail to AAJ HR Dept,

1050 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007. EOE

54. Event Specialist; TAPPI (Technical Association for the Pulp & Paper

Industry); Atlanta, GA

Position will support event management team with all administrative

operations in order to execute a successful event. Report to Director

of Events & International Development.

Need someone with:

* good organizational and project management skills

* ability to multi-task

* team player

* good customer service not only with association members, but with


* proficient in Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,


* good telephone/email communication skills

* some experience in accounting/budgeting is helpful

* knowledge of foreign language is a plus


* Assist Director with all conferences, exhibits and symposium


* Assist VP of Global Planning & Membership with Annual Meeting

* Will play a key role in event management team, assisting Director,

contracted Meeting Managers and other staff with administrative


* Some travel may be required to manage registration on-site at


* Work with sponsorship team to purchase items as needed for

fulfillment of sponsorship packages.

* Assist with shipments to and from TAPPI events worldwide.

* Coordinate all TAPPI booths at other exhibits to include ordering

equipment, registering staff and arranging for shipments as needed.

* Process posting of expenses to event budgets and verify with


* Manage in-house company training classes which will include

booking entertainment, purchasing food & beverage and assisting trainer

with any needs.

* Assist Account Managers as needed on event operations.


Send resume to:

Susan Rawlins, CMP

Director of Events & International Development

Phone: 770.209.7289

Fax: 770.446.6947

***** From

55. Museum Specialist; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden –

Smithsonian Institution; Washington, DC

Dear Ms. Johnson:

We would like to ask for your assistance once again in placing the

following vacancy announcement in your weekly newsletter:

Museum Specialist (Art)

Announcement #07EP-7268

Trust position, IS-09 ($46,041.00-59,852.00) annual salary

The Collection Management Department of the Hirshhorn Museum and

Sculpture Garden seeks to hire a Museum Specialist, whose major duties

include cutting archival mats, hinging works of art on paper,

constructing museum-quality frames, and fabricating customized, archival

containers for works of art and exhibition components. Duties also

encompass all phases of object handling and maintenance, including the

safe handling and care of artworks in storage facilities on- and

off-site, in exhibitions, being installed, de-installed and on loan.

Requirements include a Master's degree in studio art, art history or in

a directly related field or one year specialized experience that is at

least at the grade level of GS-09 of federal government scale. For

application procedures and more information visit our website at or Please reference vacancy

announcement number 07-EP7268. Applications must be received by closing

date September 5, 2007. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

SI is an EEO employer.

Applicants should not apply to me and should look up either website for

the specifics on application procedures.

Thank you for your continued help in placing this vacancy announcement.

Daria (Dee) Lambert

Administrative Assistant

Smithsonian Institution

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

P.O. Box 37012, MRC 352

Washington, DC 20013-7012

T: 202/633-2835

F: 202/786-2682


56. Marketing and Communications Manager; Professional Convention

Management Association; Chicago, IL

Enjoy blogging? Like online communities and technology? Can you

actually write? Do you have experience with web content management

systems, sending bulk e-communications, RSS feeds and Web 2.0? Do you

have a marketing bent and enjoy communicating and working with people

online? If you possess most of the skills we seek and your marketing

savvy is supported by your tech interest in online products and

services, then we may have a position for you!

Fax: 312-423-7294

57. Succession and Performance Management (S&PM) Specialist; The

Aerospace Corporation; El Segundo, CA


practices to prepare future leaders!

The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, CA seeks a specialist with

expert knowledge of coaching, adult development, leadership development,

and organizational development. The central focus is adult development/

learning and coaching in an organizational setting. Join us in this

exciting capacity:

Succession and Performance Management (S&PM) Specialist

You will provide professional developmental, executive, and onboarding

coaching services, including screens for appropriate referrals.

Administer and interpret assessments such as Myers Briggs, Lominger’s

VOICES 360-degree feedback, and learning style/tactics instruments;

create and implement individual development plans; provide ongoing

coaching and communication with participants and stakeholders; assess

and report on progress; provide assimilation/orientation programs for

new managers and executives.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Develop and facilitate leadership development programs/projects and

implement strategies with Director, Succession and Performance

Management. May include implementing organizational culture studies

related to leadership and development.

• Characterize key job positions from a developmental standpoint, and

perform competencies research.

• Provide organizational development services including teambuilding,

assessing group dynamics, and assisting teams with change management.

• Facilitate Succession Management including planning sessions,

collecting, updating, and organizing candidate information, and

assessing diversity statistics.

• Identify and tailor state-of-the-art best practices related to

departmental services.

• Create and deliver tools and training; design and implement employee

surveys; author articles in newsletter for managers; assist with

department website;

• Assist with the administration of corporate performance management


• Develop impact measurements and studies for department programs.


• Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Organizational

Behavior/Leadership/Effectiveness/Development, or Industrial and

Organizational Psychology, or other related advanced degree.

• 10 years of progressively responsible experience.

• Coaching certification from an accredited ICF school.

• Experience working with engineers and scientists, and familiarity

with succession planning and performance management a plus.

• Proficiency in MS Office suite.

• Ability to travel 4-6 times per year to East Coast for several days

at a time is required.

We offer company-paid medical and dental care; prescription drug plan;

life insurance; disability insurance; sick leave; retirement plan;

vacation; educational assistance; education gift matching; pay for jury

duty and military leave; optional participation available in voluntary

annuity plan, survivor annuity plan, survivor income plan, and personal

accident insurance.

Applicants are subject to a security investigation for access to

classified information.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume indicating Job

Code AJ7-0609 to: The Aerospace Corporation, HR, Professional Placement,

M3/050, P.O. Box 92957, Dept. AJ7-0609, Los Angeles, CA 90009, or email

Equal Opportunity Employer.

58. Events Sales Account Executive; CORT Event Furnishings; Los Angeles,


As a proven salesperson results are what you live for – and at CORT

Event Furnishings you can earn a potential compensation package upwards

of $100,000. We invite an ambitious, energetic and results-oriented

individual to join the industry leader who offers continuous training

and support, an ‘exclusive’ territory, car allowance, cell phone and

laptop resources for the Southern California – Los Angeles South

Territory, including most of LA County, Downtown LA, Hollywood and

Beverly Hills.

As our District Account Executive you are responsible for:

* Working with the Sales Manager to establish selling strategies and


* Achieving annual sales targets and monthly revenue quota’s

* Developing customer relationships and prospect needs, and meeting

those needs by means of proposals, negotiations and business contracts

* Developing new accounts and obtaining orders from current


* Developing and implementing territory sales plans

* Providing dependable customer support


* Minimum 2 years successful B2B outside sales experience.

Experience in the service and/or events industry preferred.

* Demonstrated ability to meet sales goals and overcome obstacles

* Enthusiastic drive to succeed with obvious confidence and

competitive nature

* Solid prospecting abilities, time management and customer

relationship skills

* Skillful negotiation, presentation and demonstrated closing


* Bachelors degree in Business, Sales or Marketing preferred

* Local candidates to the sales territory only need apply

CORT Event Furnishings offers a base salary plus commission plan, a

comprehensive benefit plan, 401K, performance sharing, top sales

performance award trip and more.

At CORT Event Furnishings we know that our employees are our most

important asset. We invest in our people and encourage them to reach

their highest potential. For full consideration, email your resume to

59. Front Desk Manager; One Washington Circle Hotel; Washington, DC

60. Sales Manager; Holiday Inn Select-Dulles; Chantilly, VA

The Holiday Inn Select in Chantilly, VA is looking for a Sales Manager.

Candidate must have hotel experience and possess excellent communication

and customer service skills. Must be self-motivated and detail oriented.

The hotel offers competitive salaries and benefits after 90 days of

employment. Qualified candidates forward resume to Mary Pultz at:

Holiday Inn Select

Dulles Expo Center

4335 Chantilly Shopping Ctr

Chantilly, VA 20151

61. Front Office Manager; Best Western Potomac View; Oxon Hill, MD

The Best Western Potomac View is looking for an enthusiastic, detail

oriented individual for the position of Front Office Manager. Applicants

must have at least 2 years hotel experience and knowledge of MS Office

applications. We offer competitive pay and benefits. We are an EOE

operating a drug free workplace. Please email resume to or FAX to 301-839-2030.

62. Special Event Coordinator; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Bethesda, MD

The Metropolitan Washington D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis

Foundation, located in Bethesda, Maryland has immediate entry-level

opening for a creative, enthusiastic, team-orientated special event

coordinator. Join our team and assist with the logistics of implementing

a variety of special events. The special event coordinator will be the

staff support for the board meetings and major gift campaign and will

provide the following administrative help with taking minutes during

meetings, updating prospect list, handling mailings and cultivation of

event support. In addition – candidate will maintain a donor database,

work with vendors, and solicit products for events as well as assist

with volunteer recruitment.

Qualified candidate will have computer proficiency and database

management experience and the ability to be creative in marketing and

solicitation of materials. Professionalism and strong organizational

skills required! Fundraising and/or volunteer experience a plus!

Come join a winning team and make a difference in the lives of many with

CF! Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter on our

website at under employment opportunities


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