Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 24 September 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN)

24 September 2007

ADVISORY: There will be no HEPN newsletter on Monday, October 1, 2007,

as Sonja will be on vacation in Spain through October 4.

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*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Director of Trade Show Sales; COBB COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS

BUREAU; Atlanta, GA

2. Assistant Director Training & Conference Activities; University of

Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL

3. Meeting & Event Planner; Federated Group; Arlington Heights, IL

4. National Sales Director; Long Beach Area Convention and Visitors

Bureau; Washington, DC

5. Coordinator, Education & Trade Shows; NAMA; Chicago, IL

6. Meetings and Conventions Assistant; American Academy of Dermatology;

Schaumburg, IL

7. Meetings and Programs Intern; American Bar Association, Section of

International Law; Washington, DC

8. Manager of Development and Corporate Relations; American Society for

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Los Alamitos, CA

9. Sales Executive; NXTevent; Boston, MA

10. Conference Specialist; World Council of Credit Unions; Madison, WI

11. Regional Sales Manager – Convention Center; Puerto Rico Convention

Bureau; Washington, DC

12. Director of Program Development; Securities Industry and Financial

Markets Association; New York, NY

13. Manager Exhibit Sales & Services Executive; Securities Industry and

Financial Markets Association; New York, NY

14. Meeting Coordinator; HR Policy Association; Washington, DC

15. Registration Manager; Venue West Conference Services Ltd.;

Vancouver, BC, Canada

16. Meetings and Events Associate; Americans for the Arts; Washington,

DC

17. Director of National Accounts; Inn Fluent LLC; Virtual Office

18. Convention Senior Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation; Chicago, IL

19. Expo Sales/Production Coordinator; Florida Chiropractic Association,

Inc.; Orlando, FL

20. Travel Buyer/Purchasing Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago,

IL

21. Senior Operations Manager; dmg world media; Larkspur, CA

22. Director of Sales; Coach USA Chicago; Chicago, IL

23. Account Manager; Experient; Frederick, MD

24. Program Manager; PKF North American Network; Duluth, GA

25. Manager, Corporate Travel and Events; LPL Financial Services; San

Diego, CA

26. Events and Communications Coordinator; Higher Education Quality

Council of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

27. Administrative Coordinator; BBJ Linen; Los Angeles, CA

28. Sales Executive; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

29. Marketing Director; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

30. Directory & eSolutions Project Specialist; Reed Exhibitions;

Norwalk, CT

31. Director of Meetings and Conventions; American Council of

Engineering Companies; Washington, DC

32. Conference Administrative Coordinator; National Assn for the

Education of Young Children; Washington, DC

33. ATAE Meetings Manager; National Automobile Dealers Association;

McLean, VA

34. Regional Sales Manager; Fone-In; New York

35. Director of Special Events; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society;

Alexandria, VA

36. Meetings and Exhibits Associate; American Institutes for Research;

Washington, DC

37. Meeting / Training Associate; RGI, Inc.; Falls Church, VA

38. Convention Planning Assistant; National Communication Association;

Washington, DC

39. Sales Managers; HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN; Washington, DC

40. Director Of Sales; Classic Residence by Hyatt; Chevy Chase, MD

41. Sales Executive; Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Rockford, IL

42. Regional Sales Manager – Boston or Philadelphia Area; Puerto Rico

Convention Bureau; Boston, MA or Philadelphia, PA

43. Tourism Sales Manager; Eastern Connecticut Tourism District/Mystic

Country- Connecticut; New London, CT

44. Vice President, Marketing Communications; Monterey County Convention

and Visitors Bureau; Monterey, CA

45. Sales Executive; The Map Network; a NAVTEQ Company; Washington, DC

46. Meetings Marketing Manager; Prince William County/Manassas

Convention and Visitors Bureau; Manassas, VA

47. Vice President, Chief Communications Officer; Rockford Area

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Rockford, IL

48. Executive Director; Lancaster County Convention Center Authority;

Lancaster, PA

49. Director, New Business (Conferencing); MediTech Media, Ltd.;

Atlanta, GA

50. Sr. Registration Coordinator; American Library Assocation; Chicago,

IL

51. Strategic Sales Executive; Experient; Flexible

52. Sr. Project Manager; Event Media Management; Vancouver, WA

53. Director, Meetings & Conventions; American Council of Engineering

Companies; Washington, DC

54. Manager Accommodations; Olympic Broadcasting Services; North

Vancouver, BC, Canada

55. Event / Meeting Planner; Cvent; McLean, VA

56. Temporary Meeting Registration Assistant; Association of American

Law Schools; Washington, DC

57. Meeting Planner; Association for Conflict Resolution; Washington, DC

58. Event Services Manager; Travel Technology Group; Chicago, IL

59. Director, Client Services; LA INC. The Convention and Visitors

Bureau; Los Angeles, CA

60. Congress & Events Marketing Manager, Global Marketing; Baxter

Healthcare; Westlake Village, CA

61. Meeting & Events Senior Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

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

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

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

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1. Director of Trade Show Sales; COBB COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS

BUREAU; Atlanta, GA

The Director of Trade Show Sales shall be responsible for the management

and administration of the national and international convention and

tradeshow sales program of the Atlanta Galleria Hospitality Coalition.

Specifically, this position shall be responsible for selling the

facilities and convention related services of the Cobb County area to

tradeshows, conventions and meetings requiring exhibit or session space

utilizing more than 40,000 gross square feet (gsf) at the Cobb Galleria

Centre and 600 or more peak night hotel rooms. This person shall also

participate in developing the budget for sales and advertising for the

year, as well as review all expenses as they relate to sales,

advertising, and promotions prior to submittal to the Chief Executive

Officer for approval.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the

following:

. Assist the Chief Executive Officer in development of the

marketing plan; research and

develop a yearly action plan for national and

international tradeshow accounts.

. Execute marketing plans related to major events, using

support of advertising and related

functions.

. Identify, contact and pursue new prospective business.

. Make sales calls/trips for the purpose of securing leads

or closing business.

. Present new business opportunities at Coalition/DOS

meetings.

. Conduct site inspections including the Galleria Centre and

all major hotels.

. Communicate with clients and members, providing status

updates.

. Provide clients with access to information regarding

convention related services.

. Coordinate available facility space and corresponding

hotel rooms at the request of the

client. Facilitate and serve as a coordinator between

hotels and the meeting planners.

. Prepare formal written bids and/or travel to make bid

presentations.

. Represent the Atlanta Galleria Hospitality Coalition and

Cobb County CVB at industry

conventions and tradeshows.

. Represent the Atlanta Galleria Hospitality Coalition and

Cobb Count CVB at weekly

citywide meetings of the Atlanta CVB.

. Such other duties, functions, special projects and

responsibilities as assigned by the CVB

Chief Executive Officer and the AGHC Executive Board.

The job and budget responsibilities as presented here may change from

time to time as situations warrant. Should additional duties be

identified for this position, the direction of the Chief Executive

Officer will be utilized. Review and modification to this position will

be at the sole discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

At least 5 years senior sales experience in conventions/trade shows with

a CVB, large convention hotel or convention center. Relocation will not

be paid for this position. If minimum requirements are not met, please

do not respond, you will not be considered.

No phone calls, please.

Contact: Latrease Collins

latrease.collins@ihg.com

2. Assistant Director Training & Conference Activities; University of

Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama, College of Continuing Studies seeks an

Assistant Director to be responsible for the planning, development,

implementation, management, and evaluation of all educational

initiatives in the DEIP, Training and Conference Activities section.

Visit Employment Opportunities at jobs.ua.edu for more information and

to apply. Closing date is 10/14/07. EOE/AA

3. Meeting & Event Planner; Federated Group; Arlington Heights, IL

Federated Group is a business-to-business sales and marketing firm that

provides food retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and manufactures

with private label programs. We are seeking a Meeting & Event Planner

to join our headquarters located in Arlington Heights, IL

Responsible for planning and executing business related meetings,

events, and programs within the United States this person will:

. Plan, coordinate, and make all logistical arrangements for business

related meetings and events.

. Lead and facilitate the registration process including coordinating

all mailings, troubleshooting and room assignments.

. Schedules show appointments, which is a critical component of our

bi-annual tradeshows.

. Create menu selections for all catered events.

. Develop and maintain strong business relationships with service

providers, including: hotels, conference centers, restaurants, ground

and air transportation companies, gift suppliers, audio/visual

companies, etc.

. Assists with exhibitor prospectus, online manual and order forms.

. Provide full onsite support at all events.

. Maintain communication and relationships with conference attendees and

fulfill all information requests.

. Serve as an advisor to internal business partners in analyzing and

recommending the most cost-effective venues and formats for company

events

This role requires a minimum five (5) years meeting/tradeshow planning

experience with thorough knowledge and understanding of event

intricacies. The desired candidate must have a demonstrated ability to

negotiate cost-effective programs with external, parties,

resourcefulness, and excellent creativity, along with a high degree of

discretion with a strong sensitivity to protocol. The candidate must be

flexible and capable of adapting to changing priorities while handling

multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have the ability to travel

overnights up to 20% of the time.

Federated Group offers a comprehensive benefit package including

competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) plan,

Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending,

and Tuition Reimbursement.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume along with

salary requirements to suzan.pizzedaz@fedgroup.com Reference Job Code

ME Planner. No RELOCATION ASSISTANCE is provided. EOE

4. National Sales Director; Long Beach Area Convention and Visitors

Bureau; Washington, DC

The Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (LBACVB) has an opening

for a newly-created position being established due to the importance of

our rapidly increasing Washington D.C. market. The LBACVB is in search

of a seasoned sales professional looking to work with a premier,

award-winning Sales and Services team. In 2007, the LBACVB won five

major industry awards-the most awards won in LBACVB history, and is

looking for a highly motivated candidate to identify, solicit, sell,

promote, strategize, manage and close meetings, conventions and events

that produce room nights for Long Beach hotels. This is a satellite

office position and the appointed candidate will work from their

home-based office with the expectation to regularly attend all industry

events and tradeshows in the territory, representing Long Beach as a

destination and heightening our profile among meeting planners. Long

Beach is the West Coast's rising star in the destination marketplace.

During the last decade alone, more than $1 billion has been invested in

its downtown waterfront, creating a mix of urban sophistication with the

atmosphere of a beach resort. Conveniently located in between Los

Angeles and John Wayne/Orange County airports, Long Beach offers big

city amenities alongside the visitor friendly charm of a small town

where visitors will find first-class accommodations, shopping, dining

(more than 100 restaurants within an 8-block radius), attractions,

seaside sightseeing along picturesque bays and 5 ½ miles of sandy

beachfront.

http://www.visitlongbeach.com/.

For additional information or to apply, contact:

Mark Adams

Vice President of Sales

Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

One World Trade Center, 3rd Floor

Long Beach, California 90831-0300

Tel: (562) 495-8359

Fax: (562) 436-8606

marka@longbeachcvb.org

5. Coordinator, Education & Trade Shows; NAMA; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t733=&t735=&t730=&site_id=518&max=25&t731=&jb=2678426

6. Meetings and Conventions Assistant; American Academy of Dermatology;

Schaumburg, IL

The American Academy of Dermatology, the national medical society for

dermatology, is seeking an exceptional individual to assist with the

coordination of Annual and Summer Meetings housing, committee/ancillary

meetings, and meeting specifications, Academy travel, residents travel &

housing programs, and department budget/financial activities. Assist

with the departmental administrative support functions. Assist with

assigned Academy meetings, as directed. Responsibilities include:

1. Coordinate the development of the live regional meetings

educational content in conjunction with the Council on Education and its

constituent Committees and Task Forces including solicitation,

collection, and tracking of required faculty participation submissions

(e.g. A/V forms, faculty disclosures, syllabi, handouts, etc.);

coordination and distribution of faculty mailing; confirmation of

faculty assignments; and the maintenance of electronic and manual/paper

speaker session files.

2. Solicit, compile and edit educational/promotional/informational

copy for live regional course promotion brochures, including

correspondence, tracking responses, data entry, faxing, emailing and

production coordination.

3. Assist in the coordination of planning notebooks and reference

materials for meetings and conference calls of the Regional Course

Workgroup and other pertinent Council on Education constituent

Committees and Task Forces, including photocopying, collating, packing,

shipping, and tracking.

4. Coordinate and administer various meeting evaluation processes

including the formal observer program for live regional meetings.

Responsibilities will include issuance of invitations, tracking of

observers and their evaluations, and compilation and distribution of

final reports. Incorporate procedural changes during the evaluation

process.

5. Coordinate the collection and reporting of CME for regional

course attendees with the MRC.

6. Respond to speaker and general meeting inquiries.

7. Coordinate supporting technology and materials for the live

regional courses, including but not limited to audience response

systems, case-based presentations, etc.

8. Assist in other live meeting coordination as assigned.

Qualifications include: High school education or equivalent required.

Minimum of 2 years administrative experience required. Experience in

project coordination or program production for live educational events

preferred. Ability to apply effective verbal, non-verbal and written

communication methods required including proofreading skills. Possess

organization skills, ability to prioritize assignments, meet deadlines

and work independently on various projects. Ability to use standard

procedures and processes to make decisions. Able to operate standard

office equipment; i.e. copiers, fax, etc. Strong organization and

follow-up skills required. Strong MS Office and database management

skills essential. Some travel required, including weekends.

We offer competitive compensation plan and benefits package including

medical/dental/vision/life insurance as well as a matching retirement

contribution, tuition reimbursement, bonus program, pension plan, paid

vacation/medical/personal days, flexible hours and business-casual work

environment. For consideration, please apply online at www.aad.org and

follow the Employment at the Academy link or email your resume and

salary history to AADjobs@aad.org.EOE M/F/D/V

Contact: Mika Gandhi

AADjobs@aad.org

http://www.aad.org

7. Meetings and Programs Intern; American Bar Association, Section of

International Law; Washington, DC

The ABA Section of International Law is the leader in the development of

policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law and

the education of international law practitioners and is currently

recruiting for the below internship position:

Meetings and Programs Intern Primary Responsibilities:

This internship will allow you to work one on one with the meetings

department in the Section of International Law. The meetings department

is divided into three specific jobs which include; (1) Meetings/Programs

Director, (2) Meetings and Programs Outreach Coordinator and (3)

Meetings/Registration Coordinator.

Meetings/Program Director- Program & Meeting Development, Including

Procedures, Budgets & Deadlines- Logistical Planning & On-site

Management- Coordination of Program Materials – Print and CD-Rom- Hotel

Negotiations

Meetings and Programs Outreach Coordinator- Sponsors, Meeting

Exhibitors, Cooperating Entities- Meeting Marketing and Outreach-

Program Planning- CLE Coordinating

Meetings/Registration Coordinator- Logistical Planning for Committee

Programs- Registration for Seasonal Meetings- Assists the Director in

the Organization of the Seasonal Brochure.

This internship will focus on the basic principals and practices

involved in meeting planning. We will take you through he steps from

beginning to end of the planning for our upcoming Spring/or Fall

Meeting. This will include following a strict timeline to ensure that

the meeting runs successfully. As an intern, your will assist the

Section meeting planning s in overseeing the creation of a hardcopy

meeting/registration brochure, marketing, promotions, sponsors and

exhibitor, budgets, hotel and other contract negotiation, off-site

vendors for receptions/dinners, menu selection, audio visual

requirements, program materials, and handling the various day-to-day

situations that may arise.

Other tasks of the intern may involve: Administrative support to the

meetings team. Developing and updating spreadsheet tracking for our

small committee program and large seasonal meetings; researching hotels

and various off-site venues for seasonal meetings; assisting in creating

promotional flyers and marketing emails for upcoming meetings; creating

innovative ideas for marketing and outreach; sending confirmation

notices; producing name signs and badges; and assisting with on-site

logistics (when a program is held in the DC area).

Qualifications: Available to work at least 15 hours per week (the ABA

can be flexible with your schedule). Meeting Planning experience

preferred but not required. College Degree or Enrolled in Degree

Program. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and

accurately. Ability to work independently and with others in a

fast-paced office. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel and

Access (preferred but not required).

Paid/Unpaid: Unpaid/No travel involved.

Contact: Jessica Elliot

elliotj@staff.abanet.org

8. Manager of Development and Corporate Relations; American Society for

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Los Alamitos, CA

Medical specialty society seeks an exceptional development professional

to lead funding initiatives through corporate development and planned

giving program. The Manager of Development and Corporate Relations

provides overall direction, management and implementation of the

fundraising function for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic

Surgery and it's philanthropic arm, the Aesthetic Surgery Education and

Research Foundation. This Manager will drive revenue growth through

existing and new program initiatives to maximize corporate support of

the annual meeting, events, activities, and educational programs.

Qualifications/Responsibilities: Bachelor's degree in business,

marketing, communications or related education. Minimum of five (5) to

seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in corporate

relations and fund development, preferably with a medical or scientific

membership society or nonprofit organization. Knowledge of CME

Standards for Commercial Support and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics a plus.

Demonstrated experience of soliciting and closing corporate grants,

sponsorships, and foundation gifts required. Experience working with

high level corporate representatives and volunteer Board members is a

plus. Establish positive and effective relationships and be a key point

of contact for corporate partners. Goal-oriented self-starter;

proficient in prioritizing tasks; ability to think strategically; strong

project and time management skills; excellent verbal and written

presentation skills; superior interpersonal skills; problem resolution

skills and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Some travel is

required.

Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience

ASAPS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. To be

considered for the position, email your resume and cover letter

(including salary requirements) to asaps@surgery.org. Please state

“Manager of Development and Corporate Relations” in the subject line.

ASAPS is an equal opportunity employer.

About The Aesthetic Society: The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic

Surgery (ASAPS), founded in 1967, is the leading professional

organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of

Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. With 2,100

members in the U.S., Canada, and many other countries, ASAPS is at the

forefront of innovation in aesthetic plastic surgery around the world.

Contact: Sue Dykema, CAE

Fax: 562-799-1098

asaps@surgery.org

9. Sales Executive; NXTevent; Boston, MA

NXTevent, one of Boston's fastest growing companies and the region's

leading Event + Destination Management Company seeks to hire full time

National Sales Executives to join our dynamic team in fast paced,

intimate and thriving environment. Our regional, national and

international relationships demand high levels of customer service

accompanied by industry technical expertise and ability to create unique

and customized program experiences. We are seeking an experienced,

driven and self motivated sales professional with established clients

and industry relationships. We are seeking an independent sales and

account executive preferably with a demonstrated success in earning the

business of association, corporate and non profit organizations. Our

candidate has excellence in sales as well as event/hospitality

experience. Only those with strong professional biography and history

in sales and account management will be considered.

Requirements/Qualifications:

– Bachelors Degree and minimum of three to ten years of sales

experience with a proven track record.

– Excellent computer skills including proficiency in the

Microsoft Office Suite as well as CRM products.

– Impeccable and excellent written and verbal communication

skills.

– Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

– Quarterly travel is required to events, sales missions and trade

shows.

– Successful candidate will be skilled at organizing resources and

establishing priorities.

– Self motivated entrepreneur with creative, goal oriented

personality.

– Impeccable presence, by phone and in person, with well developed

salesmanship and relationship building skills

– Client and customer focused with a positive, can do attitude.

– Professional salary with generous commission.

Application Process:

Please send us by email, fax or snail mail

-Biography

-A Letter of Intent

-Resume & Work History

-References (Minimum of 3)

Please do not send us embedded information from another site

Contact: Michelle DeAngelis

michelle@nxtevent.com

10. Conference Specialist; World Council of Credit Unions; Madison, WI

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t733=&t735=&t730=&site_id=518&max=25&t731=&jb=2612724

11. Regional Sales Manager – Convention Center; Puerto Rico Convention

Bureau; Washington, DC

To market and sell Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) as a premiere

and competitive group venue.

Responsibilities

1. Represents the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) and Puerto Rico

Convention Bureau in assigned markets and territory.

2. Solicit new business opportunities from (market definition) clients

for the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC).

3. Provide referrals and work closely with Bureau Regional Offices.

4. Qualify and maximize all group business generated from existing

accounts.

5. Assist in the development of strategic plans.

6. Produce Monthly Activity report and revised Action Plans.

7. Call on assigned accounts and develop new accounts yearly.

8. Undertake sales solicitation, inquire as to customer needs and

provide follow up as needed.

9. Increases group market share and maximizes productivity from all

group segments while periodically making sales trips to cities where

concentrated sales efforts are taking place.

10. Maintain a high profile at all assigned industry events and

tradeshows.

11. Develop feasible short and long-term plans and strategies for

achieving department goals and objectives while anticipating critical

obstacles and issues.

Requirements

1. Bachelors Degree preferably in Business Administration or

Hospitality Management

2. Minimum of three to five years sales experience in hotel industry

or Convention Bureau

3. Ability to work independently.

4. Must possess the ability to speak effectively.

5. Strong verbal and writing skills; English & some Spanish if

possible.

6. Must be proficient in computer programs.

7. Knowledge of MS office suite Excel software.

8. Willing to travel.

Contact: Rosa Luke

Phone: 800-214-0420

Fax: 312-787-8028

rluke@prcb.org

12. Director of Program Development; Securities Industry and Financial

Markets Association; New York, NY

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

represents the industry which powers the global economy. Born of the

merger between The Securities Industry Association and The Bond Market

Association, SIFMA is the single powerful voice for strengthening

markets and supporting investors — the world over. Our dynamic, new

organization is passionately dedicated to representing more than 650

member firms of all sizes, in all financial markets in the U.S. and

around the world. We are committed to enhancing the public's trust and

confidence in the markets, delivering an efficient, enhanced member

network of access and forward-looking services, as well as premiere

educational resources for the professionals in our industry and the

investors whom they serve.

Join SIFMA, a prominent NYC based financial industry trade association.

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative self-starter with 3 years

minimum financial industry conference development experience.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

. Identify key financial industry market trends to plan and produce

dynamic commercial educational and business conferences that meet the

needs of the association's members.

. Responsible for topic generation for commercially viable financial

services conferences.

. Identify and recruit key industry leaders and subject matter experts

to present at key industry events.

. Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful

marketing of educational and business conferences.

. Identify potential sponsorship and exhibit sales opportunities for the

sales team.

. Oversee conference and educational programs, including development of

copy for opening remarks, speaker assistance and logistical support.

. Research competitive and conflicting events and create internal

industry conference calendar.

.

SKILLS COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE

. 3 years minimum financial industry conference development experience

. Business degree, MBA preferred

. Strong written and oral communication skills

. Strong organizational skills

. Highly motivated with a self starter attitude

. Team player with an energetic personality

. Creative, resourceful, and innovative

. Some travel required

We offer salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits

package. Send resume and salary requirements to careers@sifma.org. EOE

13. Manager Exhibit Sales & Services Executive; Securities Industry and

Financial Markets Association; New York, NY

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

represents the industry which powers the global economy. Born of the

merger between The Securities Industry Association and The Bond Market

Association, SIFMA is the single powerful voice for strengthening

markets and supporting investors — the world over. Our dynamic, new

organization is passionately dedicated to representing more than 650

member firms of all sizes, in all financial markets in the U.S. and

around the world. We are committed to enhancing the public's trust and

confidence in the markets, delivering an efficient, enhanced member

network of access and forward-looking services, as well as premiere

educational resources for the professionals in our industry and the

investors whom they serve.

Join SIFMA, a prominent NYC based financial industry trade association.

We are seeking a highly motivated entrepreneurial self-starter w/ 3 yrs

min successful conference sales experience preferably in the financial

services industry. Responsibilities include selling and marketing the

Association's exhibit and sponsorship packages to increase revenue.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

. Generate sales revenue from sponsorship and exhibit packages offered

in support of the Association's conference business. This person must

be able to communicate effectively with top-level, decision-making

executives within the financial services industry.

. Develop new vendor relationships and maintaining relationship with

existing sponsors.

. Coordinate and manage sponsorship opportunities with prospective and

confirmed exhibitors to and including the distribution of sales

information, booth space assignments and payments, exhibitor kits and

post-show correspondence for over 20 conferences and programs.

. On-sight exhibit and sponsorship management is essential.

. Update sponsorship information on the home webpage.

. Generate new leads and database management.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

. 3 years minimum successful conference sales experience preferably in

the financial services industry.

. Highly motivated entrepreneurial self-starter.

. Business degree, MBA preferred.

. Strong written and oral communication skills.

. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

. Excellent computer skills.

. Team player with an energetic personality.

. Some travel may be required.

We offer salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits

package. Send resume and salary requirements to careers@sifma.org. EOE

14. Meeting Coordinator; HR Policy Association; Washington, DC

Summary of Duties:

The Meeting Coordinator is responsible for the successful administration

and implementation of all HR Policy Association's meetings, including

our annual CHRO Summit, Washington Policy Conference and Board of

Directors' meetings. Duties include coordinating logistical

arrangements, preparing facilities documentation and function sheets,

serving as on-site liaison to hotels, handling meeting registration, and

working with staff to update meetings portion of HR Policy web site and

to produce briefing books and meeting collateral, answering general

meeting inquiries, arranging for staff travel and completion of other

duties as assigned.

Notes: Local Residents Preferred (no Relo)

Qualifications & Requirements:

Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a related field. Experience in a

non-profit or membership organization, preferably with direct experience

in the successful coordination of meetings and events. Ability to

prioritize, multi-task, meet and set deadlines. Excellent written, oral

and computer communication skills. Strong proficiency in Microsoft

Office, MS Excel and Word . Familiarity with Adobe InDesign CS,

Photoshop, and Aptify or other association management systems.

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Employer Information:

HR Policy Association is a public policy advocacy organization

representing the senior human resource executives of more than 250

leading employers doing business in the United States. Collectively, its

members employ over 12 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce or

some 19 million Americans.

HR Policy Association offers a convenient Metro location, competitive

salaries and excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should send resume

and cover letter with salary requirements to mhornig@hrpolicy.org

15. Registration Manager; Venue West Conference Services Ltd.;

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Venue West Conference Services has been in business for 37 years,

offering professional conference organization, tour and event planning,

and association management services.

We have an opening for a REGISTRATION MANAGER someone who is detail

oriented and deadline friendly!

Purpose of Position:

The incumbent in this position manages the registration department which

provides timely and accurate registration services. The registration

manager analyzes client needs and plans accordingly. This position has

considerable discretion and latitude in decision making with respect to

the key activities outlined below.

Key Requirements and Responsibilities:

– Data Management and Quality Control: Ensures that data flows through

the registration system and client reporting system flawlessly

– Customer Service: Day to day communication with clients, delegates,

colleagues

– Prepares registration reports for clients

– Prepares financial reports for accounting department

– Monitors and evaluates operations, programs, processes and/or

practices for quality and effectiveness; makes recommendations for

improvement

– Acts as a resource to provide information or determine the most

effective way of meeting the needs of management, staff and clients

– Works closely with IT staff to set up, make changes, and maintain

databases

– Supervises registration assistant(s) including hiring, determining

workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating

performance, and initiating corrective actions

– Organizes and prepare materials for delegates prior to arrival On-site

– Oversees set up and staff training for the on site registration area.

Provides materials as well as general information and assistance to

delegates.

Demonstrable Skills Needed

– Minimum of 3 years in a registration department, or a comparable job

history

– Data entry skills including accuracy and a typing speed at least 60

wpm

– Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software such as Word and

Excel

– Good knowledge of database navigation

– Supervisory skills

– People skills: the ability to deal with people in a manner that shows

sensitivity, tact, and professionalism

– Excellent organization skills

– Ability to multi task and prioritize

– Works well under pressure remain calm & composed under stressful

and/or demanding situations

– Ability to travel outside of Vancouver for onsite work at conferences

Interested in discussing this position further with us? Please send your

resume before Oct. 2cd by mail or email to:

Stephanie Hudson, VP, Operations

Venue West Conference Services

100 873 Beatty Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 2M6

shudson@venuewest.com

16. Meetings and Events Associate; Americans for the Arts; Washington,

DC

Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading non profit organization for

advancing the arts in America, seeks a Meetings and Events Associate.

The Meetings and Events Associate provides administrative support to the

Meetings and Events area of the Operations Department in order to ensure

that all meetings and events are produced consistently and in a timely

manner. The Meetings and Events Associate works with staff and speakers

on travel arrangements and assists with the logistical planning and

implementation of all Americans for the Arts meetings and events,

including the Annual Convention; Arts Advocacy Day; constituent programs

such as the United Arts Funds Council, U.S. Urban Arts Federation, and

Public Art Network; and internal staff events.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Meetings and Events Associate reports to the Director of Meetings

and Events and is an important team member within the Operations

Department. The primary function of this position is to provide general

and administrative support for a variety of meetings and events which

includes coordinating large mailings, preparing conference materials,

serving as speaker/staff travel liaison, serving as department web

liaison, processing special event RSVPs and ensuring accurate

meeting-related communications with registrants and internal staff. Some

travel may be required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited

to:

Meetings and Events

. Assisting with meeting and event logistical planning

. Maintaining and updating ArtsMeet and The National Events Calendar

section of the organization's website

. Providing administrative support for mailings, general correspondence,

etc.

. Manage a portion of the registration process to include registration

packet preparation and onsite management of pre-registered attendees

. Ability to create a variety of forms as needed

. Prompt processing of RSVPs to special events

. Creating lists as needed from iMIS database

Travel and Hotel

. Book speaker/staff travel and hotel reservations to achieve both

reasonable cost savings and minimal traveler inconvenience; also

includes arranging reservations on travel vouchers for staff, speakers,

and scholarship recipients

. Coordinate hotel rooming list for all meetings and events; includes

communicating reservation information to staff, speakers, etc., and

maintaining and updating rooming list changes

. Reconcile staff and speaker travel expenses and other charges

. Monitor and support enforcement of Americans for the Arts' travel

policies

. Work with Vice President of Operations to manage travel vendor annual

agreements including preferred hotel rates, travel agency contract, and

airline awards

Communication and Web

. Fielding inquiries related to programs and events and giving accurate

and consistent information and quality customer service

. Preparing and updating meetings and events information in a timely

manner for the events section of the organization's website

. On occasion, help answer general reception phones when the

receptionist is out of the office

QUALIFICATIONS:

. At least one year of meeting planning experience

. Bachelor's degree

. Knowledge of iMIS or similar membership database preferred

. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

. Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple

projects simultaneously

. Strong attention to detail

. Excellent written and oral communication skills

. Excellent customer service skills

. Ability to work with minimum supervision

. Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships

. Ability to lift at least thirty pounds

. Interest in meeting and event planning preferred

. A commitment to advancing the arts in America

SALARY:

up to $35,000

HOW TO APPLY:

To learn more about employment opportunities at Americans for the Arts

and how to apply, please visit the Job Opportunities section of our

website:

http://www.americansforthearts.org/about_us/careers.asp

Unfortunately, due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to

accept telephone calls in reference to the listed positions. In

addition, applications without salary requirements will not be reviewed.

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization

for advancing the arts in America. With more than 45 years of service,

it is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and

creating opportunities for every American to participate in and

appreciate all forms of the arts.

~American For The Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer~

17. Director of National Accounts; Inn Fluent LLC; Virtual Office

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

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

self discipline to develop and build their account base in the

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

National Sales Force. We will also provide you with qualified Leads for

you to build upon and manage.

______________________________________________________________

The Director of National Accounts (DNA) is responsible for developing

relationships with accounts that will generate high quality group

opportunities. While managing their account relationships, proactively

solicit group opportunities from their respective accounts. The DNA

sources all business opportunities to the hotels that provide the

service levels to handle the business and assists their contact to place

business into the hotel of their choice. Achieves personal revenue

goals. Ensures contracts are effectively negotiated and booked leads are

turned over to the property.

Responsibilities

* Conducts targeted account research to determine potential

* Solicits and qualifies new accounts

* Works collaboratively with property sales managers to ensure sales

efforts are coordinated, complementary, and not duplicative

* Proactively identifies, qualifies, and solicits new group business to

achieve personal revenue goals

* Effectively develops relationships to strengthen and expand customer

base for group sales opportunities.

* Effectively manages and develops relationships with sales coordinators

* Ensures a high level of customer service and satisfaction

* Builds and strengthens relationships with existing and new customers

to include sales calls, entertainment, site visits, trade shows, etc.

* Effectively utilizes sales resources and administrative/support staff

______________________________________________________________

Salary Range: UNLIMITED EARNING POTENTIAL

As an Inn Fluent associate, you will be responsible for building and

managing your account base through existing or cultivating new

relationships. You are 100% COMMISSION and will work from any location

you prefer; home, mountain retreat or beach house. Once established you

will be supported with administrative support to handle those detailed

chores, so that you can spend your time focused on growing accounts and

relationships. Qualified candidates should be experienced with 5-7 years

in the hotel business, Convention Bureaus or as a meeting planner. Must

be a self-starter and disciplined to your develop your own account base.

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

* Self motivated with strong entrepreneurial skills

* Ability to work autonomously

* Strong influencer

* Develops strong personal relationships

* Willingness to take calculated risks

* Goal driven

* Prioritizes well

* Competitive, driven to succeed

* Addresses conflict positively

* Solves issues to the satisfaction of all parties involved

* Willingness to work through complex issues

Education

College Graduate Preferred

Email Resume and Letter of Interest to info@innfluent.net

www.innfluent.com

18. Convention Senior Manager; SmithBucklin Corporation; Chicago, IL

Our Chicago office has an opportunity available for a Convention Senior

Manager with 8+ years corporate meeting planning experience. The ideal

candidate must have pre, on-site and post meeting planning coordination

for national and international meetings of 300+ attendees; strong

knowledge of US destinations and familiarity with international

destinations; experience in site selection and negotiating multi-hotel

contracts, packages, food & beverage; strong financial management and

experience working with volunteer committees.

Demonstrated Experience:

– 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 conventions/trade

shows.

– Ensure effective convention/trade shows as evidenced by early problem

resolution, positive attendee and Board feedback.

– Ensure critical deadlines and budgetary guidelines are adhered to, and

response expectations and quality standards are met.

– Demonstrate industry knowledge by contributing effective ideas to

client strategic planning and analysis processes.

– Oversee continuous communication between SmithBucklin units, clients,

vendors, and exhibitors to meet client needs.

– Develop and nurture good relationships with clients and outside

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

feedback in a timely and efficient manner.

– Provide direction on individual staff development. Appraise and

evaluate individual team member performance.

– Allocate people and resources to meet objectives and investigate and

implement ways to improve the efficiency of a service or operation.

– Coordinate staff representing other Business and Service Units within

the client team.

– Ensure work is within a prescheduled budget and is completed

expeditiously with accuracy and exceptional quality.

– Encourage and motivate direct reports to support SmithBucklin

initiatives and promote the development of peer relationships and

personal/professional growth opportunities.

– Create a good team spirit both with in the staff team and with the

client and provide leadership by encouraging cooperation and

communication between team members.

– Assist in acquiring new business by demonstrating SmithBucklin

reputation in the marketplace for professional knowledge, fiscal

responsibility, and buying power.

Qualifications:

– Bachelors degree required

– Minimum 8+ years experience in corporate convention industry or

event/meeting planning; 2 years supervisory experience. Technology

industry experience preferred.

– PC experience with Windows operating system and a variety of software

programs (Microsoft Office, and/or exhibit software)

– Excellent knowledge of industry terminology and trends

– Ability to work as team leader, team member, and independently to best

serve client

– High level of professionalism

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Proven ability to sell ideas to Clients

– Strong Time management and organizational skills (multiple concurrent

tasks)

– Strong business negotiation, project, financial and strategic

management skills

– Strong customer service skills

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

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

Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Assistance.

To learn more about SmithBucklin Corporation, click here and visit

www.smithbucklin.com.

Please use the following guidelines to ensure your resume is quickly and

accurately processed:

– Salary requirements must be included

– Format resume as either a MS Word doc or pdf

– E-mail preferred method of retrieval

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

Attn: Human Resources

SmithBucklin Corporation

401 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2200

Chicago, IL 60611

E-Mail: ChicagoHR@smithbucklin.com

19. Expo Sales/Production Coordinator; Florida Chiropractic Association,

Inc.; Orlando, FL

Position Description

Full-time Expo Sales and Production Coordinator

Responsibilities

Exhibit sales and production for 5 conventions with expos as large as

500 exhibitors. Requires marketing of corporate sponsorships and travel

to 5 in-state conventions as well as on site show management and

coordinating with hotel and expo service personnel.

Required Qualification

Expo Industry experience preferred. Applicants must be ready for

immediate placement.

E-mail inquiries with resume attached to jennifer@fcachiro.org.

20. Travel Buyer/Purchasing Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago,

IL

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Chicago with a

company that works hard, but knows how to have fun, too? Proud of our

fundamental commitment to our employees, you¿ll find that we have a

distinctly different company culture. And we offer EXCELLENT TRAVEL

PERKS!

BCD Meetings & Incentives (BCD M&I) is an independent operating unit of

BCD Travel the third largest travel management company in the world. BCD

Travel operates in more than 90 countries on five continents, with $12

billion in total sales and a combined worldwide workforce in excess of

12,000. BCD M&I is a division within BCD Travel that employs

approximately 350 employees worldwide specializing in meetings,

incentives, conferences and events. To find out more about our company,

check us out at www.bcdmi.com.

We currently have an exciting opportunity available for a Travel

Buyer/Purchasing Manager in our downtown Chicago office. This position

is responsible for creating strategic travel solutions that support the

Sales organization to solidify repeat business and new sales. They are

also responsible for recommending destination and venue options,

negotiating with industry suppliers and initial budgeting for assigned

meetings and incentives.

Responsibilities Include:

-Create, develop, price and facilitate new and repeat business

proposals, including, but not limited to destination, hotel, activity

and event overviews.

-Facilitate internal RFP process after qualification from Manager.

-Become an expert on using our sourcing tool.

-Source destination, hotel and venue options that meet the goals and

objectives of the client and present in BCD M&I Availability Grid

template.

-Negotiate hotel and venue contracts.

-Develop client site inspection itineraries before sale.

-Prepare LOA's and LOI's, facilitate approval process and distribute to

client.

-Prepare and distribute Sold Notices to the organization.

-Prepare program binder to include Pre-Sale Turnover Notes, program

budget, itinerary/agenda, timeline and any other program related

specification required for program operation. Conduct Turnover Meetings

with respective Program Managers.

-Process hotel deposit payments.

-Manage day-to-day industry relationships.

Qualifications Include:

-Bachelor's degree strongly preferred

-Minimum of three (3) years experience in industry purchasing and/or

planning incentives, events and/or travel programs.

-Minimum of three (3) years experience managing outside vendors,

sourcing and negotiating contract services.

-Minimum of one (1) years experience in account/client management

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

-Practical experience and knowledge of domestic and international

travel.

-Practical experience of on-site program operations.

To express interest and apply for this position, please email your

resume and salary requirements to resumes@bcdmi.com or fax to (404)

923-6293. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

21. Senior Operations Manager; dmg world media; Larkspur, CA

Committed to excellence, dmg world media is an international exhibition

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

will understand and fit our entrepreneurial culture, work hard,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

of our individual product sites.

ad:tech is an interactive advertising and technology conference

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

Worldwide shows blend keynote speakers, topic driven panels and

interactive workshops to provide attendees with the tools and techniques

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

portal to the now and the next of modern marketing.

Based in our Larkspur, CA and reporting to the Show Director, US Events,

this position is responsible for all operational duties for 4 US events.

You will be responsible for all operations and cost control of the US

events for ad:tech. You will also actively work with the sales, content

and marketing teams to ensure that all deliverables are meet and each

event is successfully executed. Your objective will be to meet all

deadlines and produce each event within the budgets provided. As the US

show portfolio grows, you will be required to recruit and manage

operation executives.

These will be your responsibilities:

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

-Recruit and manage operation staff as required.

-Manage costs and not exceed cost budget.

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

management updated on the progress of the show.

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

generate maximum savings with venues and suppliers.

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

programs, signage, AV, event guide, registration etc

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

target driven marketplace and delivering exceptional events whilst

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

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

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

people management experience, ideally within an exhibition management

environment. Your ability to network, liaise and negotiate with

suppliers and contractors will bring strength to the business. Your

other skills include communication, interpersonal, organization, and

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

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

To apply:

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

22. Director of Sales; Coach USA Chicago; Chicago, IL

Coach USA Chicago, one of the Midwest's largest charter bus companies is

currently seeking a Director of Sales. Coach USA Chicago is a dynamic

business that has been going through an exciting period of growth that

we will maintain over the coming years. The business has a secure

contract base and a charter fleet with a total of 80 coaches. We are

seeking a professional and motivated individual who can help us continue

growing and moving forward.

The successful applicant will have primary responsibility for the

Charter Sales department, which focuses on all charter business and has

a core in the Chicago convention market, college and professional sports

teams, corporate events, as well as operating high quality, individually

tailored trips across the USA. In addition the candidate is responsible

for the day to day management and direction of 3 inside sales

coordinators.

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

. Provide leadership to the inside sales staff

. Develop and manage current & new relationships

. Minimum of 5 years hospitality experience

. Posses excellent organizational skills

. Ability to manage multiple tasks

. Ability to work well under pressure

. Be a team player

. Thorough knowledge of sales and operations

. Strong relationship building skills

. Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

. Ability to interact with all levels of management

. Effective written & verbal communication skills (internally &

externally)

Education

4 year degree preferred

Send resume and salary history via E-MAIL to Anthony George at

anthony.george@coachusa.com

23. Account Manager; Experient; Frederick, MD

Experient is currently seeking an Account Manager at our Frederick

Office. Our Account Managers partner with our clients to produce the

highest quality meetings for some of the country's most prestigious

corporations and associations. The duties include: providing leadership

and account management to all of their accounts, maximizing revenue

opportunities for Experient, and consulting with clients to maximize

meeting objectives. Minimum of 3 years of hotel industry sales

experience, however, consideration will be given for CVB, association,

meeting planning or other industry-related work experience. Proven track

record of soliciting and prospecting for new accounts and for

establishing and maintaining client and supplier relationships.

Effective negotiation and customer service skills are a must. This

position requires the ability to travel 30% of the time.

To apply for this and other positions at Experient, please visit

http://www.experient-inc.com/careers.html. EOE

24. Program Manager; PKF North American Network; Duluth, GA

Duluth, Georgia-based association seeks meeting planner with a minimum

of 5 years of experience. Individual must work well in a team

environment and be a master of all areas of meeting management including

hotel contract negotiations, A/V production support, logistics planning

and execution, coordination with presenters and on-site administration.

Ideal candidate must have thorough familiarity and skill with event

planning and the Microsoft Office suite. Must have excellent written,

verbal and interpersonal skills and be able to effectively interact with

business professionals. On-site meeting management sometimes requires

evening and weekend work and approximately 10% – 15% travel.

Preferred qualifications: CMP/PMP.

Full-time, salaried position.

Forward cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

Resume@pkfnan.org. No calls, please.

25. Manager, Corporate Travel and Events; LPL Financial Services; San

Diego, CA

Unlike most brokerage firms, LPL does not develop its own investment

products, enabling the firm's investment professionals to offer truly

objective financial advice and provide premium service to their clients.

Its financial advisors help clients meet their investment goals through

a complete array of financial services, including equities, bonds,

mutual funds, annuities, insurance and fee-based programs.

With LPL's 35+ year history of serving independent financial

professionals, 10,000 LPL Financial Advisors nationwide located in all

50 states, LPL stands apart as the nation's leading independent

broker/dealer. LPL has headquarters in Charlotte, San Diego and Boston,

with nearly 2,000 home office personnel.

LPL Financial Services is currently searching for a Manager, Corporate

Travel and Events. As a key member of the Corporate Marketing team, this

individual will plan and execute approximately 75 business, social and

non-profit events ranging in size from 10-2,500+ attendees. The position

will be based in their corporate offices in San Diego, California and

reports to the Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Corporate Events.

A polished professional who is outgoing and motivated by frequent team

interaction is essential. Candidate will be a resourceful,

self-motivated and friendly individual comfortable collaborating and

communicating externally with LPL Financial Advisors, sponsors and

vendors; and internally across the organization (including LPL senior

executives and VIPs). The candidate will have excellent attention to

detail, organizational skills and know how to multi-task autonomously

with accuracy and speed. Position requires independent judgment and

general knowledge of travel/hospitality industry trends and terms, as

well as the ability to travel onsite to key events.

Responsibilities

Corporate Travel (25%)

– Manage firm's relationship with corporate travel agency, including the

oversight of two full-time onsite travel agents

– Collaborate on the development, monitoring and enforcement of the

firm's Global Travel Policy

– Communicate changes and mandates to travelers by an internal

communication process

– Provide safety and emergency travel related updates to all travelers

and travel arrangers

– Develop, communicate and implement new tools and training, such as

online booking mechanisms and travel planner seminars

Corporate Events (75%)

– Develop and manage event logistics including site selection/contract

negotiation, financial management, travel/housing, registration,

promotional marketing (including invitations/confirmations, agenda,

amenities and speaker/entertainment recruitment), food and beverage,

security, space usage, audiovisual requirements, staffing/on-site

execution, post-event analysis

– Build and track milestones/project plans which support event

objectives

– Manage, maintain and publish key events on a company master calendar

– Development/management of detailed budgets for assigned events

– Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (MS Access, Word, Excel,

Outlook, PowerPoint) is necessary

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies and

attributes:

– Excellent and thoughtful interpersonal and communication skills (oral,

written), across various constituencies

– Experience that illustrates the ability to manage multiple priorities

simultaneously

– Self-motivated professional who takes the necessary steps to stay

abreast of current hospitality industry trends, skills, resources and

knowledge

– Articulate, driven professional with the ability to work with

like-minded professionals in a results-oriented, fast-paced and growing

environment

– A good listener with the ability to understand other's viewpoints and

needs

– Comprehension of legal terms and conditions as they apply to vendor

contracts

– Desire to contribute to the success and growth of the organization

– Willingness to work overtime travel for site inspections and on-site

management of key events

– 5 or more years experience in event planning

– Minimum 3 years leadership/supervisory expertise (including

third-party management), in a Fortune 500 company

– Bachelor's Degree from accredited four-year college or university

– Certified Meeting Planner (CMP), Certification of Meeting Management

(CMM) or other industry designation are preferred

Resumes should be sent via email to:

Ben Haden

LPL Financial Services

Corporate Recruiter

ben.haden@lpl.com

26. Events and Communications Coordinator; Higher Education Quality

Council of Ontario; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=2681251

27. Administrative Coordinator; BBJ Linen; Los Angeles, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION

Processes and verifies all order related documentation for the Los

Angeles Sales Office (LAX) and provides administrative support for the

office.

Essential Job Functions

. Acts as the office liaison between the Los Angeles Sales

Office, Outside Support (CSR), BBj Warehouses and shipping.

. Coordinates order and delivery issues between LAX, CSR and

warehouses.

. Submits all LAX cancellations and changes by fax to CSR

ensuring that orders are received by CSR prior to order deadlines.

. Maintains and traces daily the Rush Order log.

. Verifies all orders processed by CSR match records submitted

by LAX.

. Validates that warehouse fulfillment and delivery records

match client orders.

. Obtains clients written acceptance of all orders,

cancellations and changes prior to ship date.

. Ensures that payments and/or direct billing approval are

received prior to scheduled ship dates.

. Advises clients of all inventory related issues for their

orders.

. Verifies shipping and delivery records through FedEx's web

based tracking system.

. Sorts and files all LAX orders by order date.

. Matches daily shipment file to order file on a daily basis.

. Checks picking tickets for accuracy.

. Enters FedEx tracking numbers into Filemaker.

Contact: Stephen Robbins

Phone: 310.204.0363 Ext. 62201

Fax: 310.204.0364

srobbins@bbjlinen.com

http://www.bbjlinen.com

28. Sales Executive; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

Reed Exhibitions (RX) is the world's largest business-to-business event

developer with an existing portfolio of over 400 events. We are

currently seeking a Sales Executive to join our organization.

Job Summary:

The Sales Executive will focus on achieving productivity standards and

adhere to all selling process practices and standards (including

inputting accurate and complete data into PRISM). Maintain awareness of

industry trends, climate, players, distribution and issues. Sell at

competitive shows and prepare competitive show reports in an accurate

and timely manner. Provide Sales Manager or Sales Director with

forecasts against the sales strategy and budget. Maintain and develop

Exhibitor Prospect Lists and generate targeted lists that increase the

probability of sales.

Utilize PRISM efficiently and effectively (e.g. enter more information

in fields and less in notes). Identify appropriate Industry and Product

Category for each Company. Ensure signed contracts and payments in full

for all space reservations are sent on time. Participate in training

programs and role plays. Keep abreast of competitive environment. Sell

additional services to Exhibitors and follow through on all requirements

for these sales. Prepare reports as required on an accurate and timely

basis. Perform additional duties as required to ensure a successful

show.

Job Requirements:

College degree preferred; equivalent business training or experience

suffices. Two or more years of sales experience, particularly phone

sales and show industry experience preferred. Effective oral and written

communication skills. Must be organized and self-motivated. Basic

knowledge of Windows Operating System preferred.

We offer competitive compensation, a convenient location, and excellent

benefits, which includes tuition reimbursement and 401(k) plan.

Please send resume with salary history and requirement in confidence to

Reed Exhibition Companies, 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851 or fax to

(203)840-5801 or email: hr@reedexpo.com (Microsoft Word) No calls or

agencies please. For additional information, visit our website at

http://www.reedexpo.com

29. Marketing Director; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading international event management

organizer is looking to hire the “best of the best” to work out of our

office in Norwalk, CT. We are current seeking a Marketing Director who

will be responsible for development and execution of our Comic/Anime and

Book Expo event(s). Responsibilities will involve oversight of our

event's related communication, promotion and publicity strategies and

tactics to meet goals and objectives set forth for exhibitor, attendee

and conferee participation. Responsible for developing, implementing and

monitoring show marketing strategy, and budget, and for management of

the creative process including innovative campaign process and improved

efficiencies in all areas.

Qualifications:

College degree in Business Management, Advertising, Marketing, or

Communications preferred. MBA is a plus. 5+ years progressively

responsible marketing positions in a business-to-business environment,

trade show experience and/or specific industry (i.e. manufacturing,

beverage, golf) experience preferred. Experience in developing and

implementing promotion/advertising support programs required. Ability to

assess and recommend areas for overall improvement to the business is

essential. Strong Direct Mail and Internet marketing knowledge preferred

as well as experience with innovative marketing tactics including

guerilla marketing strategies. Computer proficiency is required (i.e.,

Microsoft Office Suite). Strong writing skills. Excellent communication

and interpersonal skills. Comfortable using the Internet to do web-based

research (i.e., competitive shows, potential areas for new growth on

existing events, business development and opportunities for

partnerships). Travel required – approximately 20%. We offer competitive

compensation, a convenient location, and excellent benefits, which

includes tuition reimbursement and 401(k) plan.

Please send resume with salary history and requirement in confidence to

Reed Exhibition Companies, 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851 or email:

hr@reedexpo.com (Microsoft Word) Only those resumes with salary history

will be considered. No calls or agencies please. For additional

information, visit our website at http://www.reedexpo.com EOE/m/f/d/v

30. Directory & eSolutions Project Specialist; Reed Exhibitions;

Norwalk, CT

Reed Exhibitions, the world's leading international event management

organizer is looking to hire the “best of the best”. We are currently

recruiting for a Directory & eSolutions Project Specialist to assist in

updating our event directories and websites.

This candidate will work with sales, marketing, IT, production, artists

and customers to communicate and compile necessary information for

assigned event directories. They will manage and communicate deadlines

to both internal and external customers, proofread, maintain and enter

customer information into our database. They will have hands on

administration of both the online exhibitor manuals and our online

shopping carts, as well as provide support on email and fax deployment

systems and our campaign management tracking systems.

The ideal candidate is an extremely motivated individual who is detail

oriented, extremely organized and possesses excellent communication and

analytical skills. He/She must have the ability to multi-task and

prioritize multiple projects under a deadline-oriented, fast-paced

environment. This candidate will be familiar with and have a

willingness to learn new web technologies. Must be able to work

independently as well as in a team environment.

Strong grammar & proofreading skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Highly organized & detailed oriented team player with the ability to

“get things done”. Computer literate, preferably Microsoft Office,

including some Access, basic HTML, & Internet. Bachelor's degree

preferred.

We offer a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, which includes

medical/dental insurance available immediately for new hires, tuition

reimbursement, matching 401(k) and pension plan, convenient location and

a vibrant working environment.

CONTACT US:

Please send resume with salary requirements in confidence to:

Human Resources

Reed Exhibition Companies

383 Main Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06851

or E-mail: hr@reedexpo.com (In Microsoft Word).

No calls or agencies please.

Web Site: www.reedexpo.com

31. Director of Meetings and Conventions; American Council of

Engineering Companies; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2676280&keywords=&ref=1

32. Conference Administrative Coordinator; National Assn for the

Education of Young Children; Washington, DC

NAEYC, an early childhood educational association is seeking an

Administrative Coordinator to provide support to the Senior Director of

Meetings and Conferences with variety of high-level administrative

tasks. Duties include preparing RFP's; reviewing vendor proposals and

contracts; maintaining the department's filing system, ordering

supplies, reconciling bills, making travel arrangements; coordinating

catering requests and responding to general conference inquiries, etc.

The successful candidate will have a BA, 3-5 years of

administrative/executive assistant experience, with demonstrated

proficiency in all MS Office software packages. Must be detail-oriented

with strong organizational skills and able to type at least 55 wpm.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are also required.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to HR/CAC, NAEYC, 1313 L Street,

NW, #500, Washington, DC 20005 or fax (202) 328-1846 or e-mail

hr@naeyc.org.

33. ATAE Meetings Manager; National Automobile Dealers Association;

McLean, VA

The National Automobile Dealers Association, with a staff of over 400

and located in McLean Virginia is seeking a Meetings Manager for

Automotive Trade Association Executives (ATAE). The ATAE Manager will

plan, develop and implement ATAE conferences and meetings from

conception to reconciliation for at least six and up to twelve meetings

annually. The Manager will handle the bookkeeping and financial records

for the department; manage special projects and interface with the ATAE

board of directors, NADA directors and senior staff.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Candidate must

possess three years professional meeting planning/management experience.

Strong negotiating skills, attention to detail and budgeting experience

required. Exceptional organizational, administrative and time management

skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks required. Two years

basic accounting experience and knowledge of accounting software,

including Quickbooks Pro. Travel required (approximately 20-25 night per

year). Experienced traveler preferred.

TO APPLY: Please forward resume with salary requirements to:

recruiter@nada.org

34. Regional Sales Manager; Fone-In; New York

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2676538&keywords=&ref=1

35. Director of Special Events; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society;

Alexandria, VA

Basic Function: Responsible for management and operations of the Special

Events department.

The National Capital Area Chapter seeks a highly motivated, energetic

and mature candidate to serve as the Director of Special Events.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for overseeing operations and activities of all

Special Events including Man Woman of the Year, School and Youth,

Regatta, Bobby Mitchell Golf Classic, other golf events, etc.

Directly responsible for oversight and execution of the auction

for The Leukemia Ball including high level committee volunteer

management.

Responsible for supervising and training campaign and support staff in

the delivery of special events.

Recognizing bottlenecks in department

Making efficient staff deployment and hiring decisions

Organizing the group into a working team environment

Work with staff to develop a comprehensive Plan of Operations

for each special event that includes: budget, timeline, logistics,

volunteer activities and recruitment, marketing and sponsorship plans.

Oversee with staff that all media, material, in-kind, and cash

sponsorships are secured through a coordinated plan that includes

proposal development, prospect identification, cultivation, retention

and recognition.

Oversee volunteer management-work with staff to ensure that each

special event has appropriate volunteer structure and plan (i.e.

recruitment, training, motivation, supervision and evaluation) required

to implement assigned special event.

In concert with staff, develop marketing and public relations

plan to ensure successful special event and to enhance the mission of

the Society.

Become immediately and totally familiar with budgets for all special

events under the purview of Special Events Director

Track results

Provide feedback to team and proactively take steps to keep events “on

track”

Work with Deputy Executive Director on strategies to grow each

special event-make suggestions for the addition or deletion of events.

Oversee third party calls and determine if event is worthy of

partnership.

Encourage and display ability to “make the connection” between

special events and with other departments specifically Team In Training

and Light The Night.

Maintain a working knowledge of the Society's mission and its programs

to address them.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.

Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.

Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership

styles.

Highly organized and professional demeanor.

Resourcefulness, promotions savvy and problem solving acumen.

Good computer skills (word processing and database programs)

Minimum preferred education – Bachelor`s degree

3-4 or more years fund raising and communications, sales, or marketing

experience.

Superior staff management capabilities

A team player.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to:

Director of Operations

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

5845 Richmond Hwy. Ste 800

Alexandria, VA 22303

EOE

Email: deanna.vasquez@lls.org

36. Meetings and Exhibits Associate; American Institutes for Research;

Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24517086&jobSummaryIndex=50&agentID=

37. Meeting / Training Associate; RGI, Inc.; Falls Church, VA

Immediate opening supporting NASA Training & Development Program

Managers. Indiv. will be responsible for training program arrangements

including advertising, registration, site & travel/lodging coordination,

participant/ presenter liaison (including hi-level executives), program

evaluation. Some limited travel. Requires strong organizational,

communication, Microsoft Office skills. Must be detail oriented, able to

manage multiple projects. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Submit resumes to:

RGI, Inc.

5111 Leesburg Pike, Ste 201

Falls Church, VA 22041

Fax: (703) 820-4906

e-mail: admin@rgi-inc.com

38. Convention Planning Assistant; National Communication Association;

Washington, DC

The National Communication Association is seeking a motivated, highly

organized person to serve as the Convention Planning Assistant to

support the Convention Manager. We need a self-starter willing to learn

and assume responsibilities related to the scheduling and development of

over 1300 sessions and programs that take place over the course of our

five-day national convention that attracts 5000+ attendees.

Responsibilities

-Work closely with a large and diverse group of program planners to

develop both the conference agenda and its program.

-Become an expert in the convention programming software in order to

provide instructions and support to program planners.

-Disseminate convention related information to all interested stake

holders as assigned in a timely manner.

-Assist the Convention Manager to ensure the entire program (including

room set up, food and beverage, and signs) is executed efficiently and

effectively.

-Assist the Convention Manager in implementation of high profile

convention programs and events.

-Coordinate the grad school open house and job fair events at the

direction of the Convention Manager.

-Assist the Convention Manager to orient 1st VP and his/her planning

staff to convention policies and procedures.

-Other office duties as assigned

Qualifications

-Bachelors degree required

-Previous experience working in an association or member driven

organization

-Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

-High level of organizational ability, significant attention to detail,

project focus.

-Previous experience in meeting or event planning preferred

-Proficient with computers and the Microsoft Office Suite

-Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and/or Photoshop preferred

-Familiarity with databases preferred

Review of resumes will begin immediately.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to

resume@natcom.org.

National Communication Association

1765 N Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

www.natcom.org

39. Sales Managers; HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWN; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24503636&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

40. Director Of Sales; Classic Residence by Hyatt; Chevy Chase, MD

We listen to our residents! That is why Classic Residence by Hyatt is

the Leader of Luxury Senior Living. The Director of Sales is a key

member of making our retirement community a success. This creative,

enthusiastic and compassionate candidate is not only responsible for

closing leases for apartments in a beautiful high rise in a suburban

setting, but also for selling an enriching way of life to our senior

residents.

Qualifications:

* Minimum 3 years proven track record of closing sales in a retirement

living or similar setting

* Public relations and/or marketing background a plus

* Strong budgeting and strategic planning experience to meet sales goals

* College degree in marketing, and/or equivalent professional

accreditation

* Proficient Computer skills to include Microsoft programs

* Excellent communication, organizational, multi-tasked and

interpersonal skills

* Training, motivational and empowerment skills to support the Sales

staff

In addition to joining a solid work team, other benefits include

med/dental/vision/free life/free disability insurance, tuition

reimbursement, 401K and free covered parking. If you're ready for a

rewarding career with senior living at its finest, and inside the

Beltway, send resume with salary history to: hrchevy@hyattclassic.com

or Fax to 301-907-3908

Visit our website at:

www.hyattclassic.com

8100 Connecticut Ave

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

EOE/M/F/V/D

41. Sales Executive; Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Rockford, IL

Responsibilities:

Sales professional to help promote the Rockford Region as a destination

for meetings, conventions and group gatherings. Knowledge of or willing

to learn about local tourism facilities, attractions and services to

effectively target state, regional and national meeting and event

planners. Must have excellent communications skills, develop and

maintain strong customer relationships, manage a contact database, and

partner with sales teams at hotels and attractions.

Qualifications:

Consideration given to candidates with a BS and 1-2 years related sales

experience. Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to travel;

occasionally overnight.

Compensation:

Based on experience.

Contact:

Sue Buckwalter

HR Concepts Inc.

319 N. Highland Avenue

Rockford, Illinois 61107

815-397-1416 (phone)

815-397-1417 (fax)

hr@gorockford.com

http://www.gorockford.com

42. Regional Sales Manager – Boston or Philadelphia Area; Puerto Rico

Convention Bureau; Boston, MA or Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities:

1.Develop targeted accounts to maximize leads and bookings.

2.Assist in the development of strategic plans.

3.Work with the sales team in development of new accounts and best

practices.

4.Call on assigned accounts and develop new accounts yearly.

5.Undertake sales solicitation

6.Increases group market share.

7.Develop short and long-term plans for achieving department goals and

objectives.

Qualifications:

1.Bachelors Degree preferably.

2.Minimum of three to five years sales experience.

3.Strong verbal and writing skills; Spanish and English.

4.Must be proficient in computer programs.

5.Willing to travel.

Contact:

Aixa Olabarrieta

Puerto Rico Convention Bureau

Ochoa Building

500 Tanca

Suite 402

San Juan, PR 00901-1946

787-474-5080 (phone)

787-725-2133 (fax)

hr@prcb.org

43. Tourism Sales Manager; Eastern Connecticut Tourism District/Mystic

Country- Connecticut; New London, CT

Responsibilities: Promote and sell the Mystic Country region of CT

through trade shows and relationship building to corporate meeting

planners, reunion groups, tour operators, etc. Responsible for trade

show, travel, budget planning, relationships with area lodging and

attractions and developing itineraries that sell region.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree preferred. Communication skills,

creativity and self motivation. Domestic air travel requiring 2-4 days

away. Valid drivers license and vehicle. Lift 30# boxes. Computer

skills, Word, Excel, and database application.

Compensation: salary with bonus

Generous benefits

Contact: Donna Simpson

Eastern Connecticut Tourism District

32 Huntington Street

New London, CT 06355

860 444.2206 (phone)

860 442.4257 (fax)

dsimpson@mysticcountry.com

http://www.mysticcountry.com

44. Vice President, Marketing Communications; Monterey County Convention

and Visitors Bureau; Monterey, CA

Responsibilities: Experienced strategic marketing communications

professional to supervise the Marketing Communications function of the

bureau to include marketing programs, advertising, promotions, research,

branding, media relations, publications and all MCCVB publicity.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (or higher) in marketing, public

relations, journalism, communications, English or a related field and 10

or more years related experience and/or training. Candidate should

possess a demonstrated record of accomplishment in the field of

strategic marketing communications. Excellent oral and written

communication and organizational skills are essential. Attention to

detail is crucial.

Compensation: DOE

Contact: Ariana Wheeler

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau

765 Wave Street

Monterey, CA 93940

ariana@mccvb.org

http://www.montereyinfo.org

45. Sales Executive; The Map Network; a NAVTEQ Company; Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

.Sell print and online advertising to major restaurants, hotels and

retail stores in Orlando, FL and suburbs.

.Develop prospect lists, marketing programs, and targeted strategies for

maximum revenue growth.

.Be willing to participate in local industry trade shows and events

.Present new technology in an evolving market

Qualifications:

.3 years of ad sales experience

.Knowledge of the local hospitality and visitor business in Orlando

and/or Tampa, FL is a big plus

Compensation: Experience Based

Contact: Kevin Frye

The Map Network

827 Seventh Street NW

Washington, DC 20001

46. Meetings Marketing Manager; Prince William County/Manassas

Convention and Visitors Bureau; Manassas, VA

Responsibilities: Conducting marketing activities ofCVB focused on

meeting & convention business. Sells to associations & corporations w/

an emphasis on key markets. Manages trade shows, sales calls, generates

leads & provides follow-up. Converts leads to bookings at hotels and

meeting facilities. Full job description on CVB website.

Qualifications: Combination of education and/or experience equal to 5

years in tourism, hospitality sales, marketing, or public relations.

Emphasis will be on those who have worked with tourism promotion,

marketing, meeting planning, or CVBs. Demonstrated skills in planning,

organization and effective communication are essential.

Compensation: DOQ,$45K-$55K/yr w/ excellent benefits.

Contact: HR

Prince William County/Manassas CVB

8609 Sudley Road, Suite 105

Manassas, VA 20110

703-396-7160 (fax)

jobs@visitpwc.com

www.visitpwc.com

47. Vice President, Chief Communications Officer; Rockford Area

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Rockford, IL

As a key member of the executive team that leads the Bureau, this

communications innovator oversees the development and implementation of

all RACVB marketing programs. The communications team plans, executes

and measures the Bureau's communications and marketing activities in

three key areas: group sales, leisure marketing and

community/stakeholder relations.

The ideal candidate has a keen strategic mind, is an innovative

marketing tactician, can establish effective stakeholder relationships,

and is an articulate communicator.

Compensation: Based on experience. Community information at

www.littlecitybiglife.com

Contact: Sue Buckwalter

Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

102 N. Main St.

Rockford, IL 61101

hr@gorockford.com

http://www.gorockford.com

48. Executive Director; Lancaster County Convention Center Authority;

Lancaster, PA

The Lancaster County Convention Center Authority is seeking an executive

level candidate to lead this facility. This position provides an

outstanding opportunity for a strong individual to provide leadership,

influence and direction for the current facility construction activities

while evolving into the marketing and operations phases of this center

Qualifications: Proven effective leadership skills at directing and

operating a convention center are essential for this role. Experience in

convention center construction is highly desired. Candidates should have

experience in marketing, budgeting, and project management.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Lynette Colon

Lancaster County Convention Center Authority

8 North Queen Street, Suite 1102

Lancaster, Pa. 17603

717.399.7630 (phone)

717. 399.7632 (fax)

recruiter@lccca.com

49. Director, New Business (Conferencing); MediTech Media, Ltd.;

Atlanta, GA

RESPONSIBILITES:

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 continued 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

objectives

. 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

Financial

. 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 MTMC

. Budget and monitor cost of new business activities and presentations

Client council and relations

. Develop and maintain friendly and professional relationships with

clients

. 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

General

. Attend meetings, conferences, trade shows and industry events to

cultivate professional relations

. Other duties as assigned

.

EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS

. Bachelor's degree in Marketing

. At least 10 years relevant Sales experience preferably in medical,

scientific and corporate market

. 90% of job focus with a proven track record in generating new business

activities in corporate, medical or association events

. 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

. 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.)

Contact: Antonio Posey

Fax: 404-233-2827

antonio.posey@meditechmedia.com

50. Sr. Registration Coordinator; American Library Assocation; Chicago,

IL

The American Library Association seeks a Sr. Registration Coordinator

for the registration area of the Member & Customer Service Center. You

will oversee the day-to-day operation of registration processing. Train

and supervise permanent and temporary staff on conference registration

procedures. Develop project plan for conferences to meet or exceed

scheduled deadlines. Act as the point person for all clients, internal

staff and vendors regarding conference issues. Promote the services of

the Member & Customer Service Center to other internal divisions and

affiliates in order to develop new business, including price quote and

completed service agreements. Complete onsite registration management.

Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience, preferably with

an association. Some college preferred. Experience using the Internet,

iMIS, and Groupwise in a windows environment. Excellent communication

skills and organizational skills are also a necessity. Must be capable

of completing multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Able to travel

throughout the year.

Starting Salary from the low $40s. Interested candidates should forward

their resume and letter of application, including salary requirements

to: American Library Association, Human Resources Dept. Ref.

RegistrCoord/CSC, 50 E. Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611, fax: 312/280-5270,

email: mpullen@ala.org

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are invited from women, minorities, veterans, and people

with disabilities.

51. Strategic Sales Executive; Experient; Flexible

Experient is current looking for a Strategic Sales Executive to help

generate new business for our Corporate Market. The role will focus on

selling all of Experient products to the Corporate Market including site

research and selection, contract analysis and negotiations, incentive

meeting planning, international meeting management, on-site support and

show floor services, online event services including registration and

housing with real time reporting, full service graphic design, tradeshow

sales and management, sales lead and housing room block management

services and web-enabled meeting consolidation. This is a senior level

new client acquisition oriented position, with no management of existing

clients.

Required Qualification

College degree or equivalent experience is required. 3-5 years of sales

experience within the corporate market community is also required. The

ideal candidate must have experience in consultative sales skills

leading to consistent new client acquisition success. Technology

applications sales experience is also an advantage in this position.

Travel dependent upon candidate location, but limited to 3-5 business

meetings per year, and necessary travel for prospective client meetings.

Location for this position is flexible as it is home office eligible.

To apply for this and other positions at Experient, please visit

http://www.experient-inc.com/careers.html. EOE

52. Sr. Project Manager; Event Media Management; Vancouver, WA

Event Media Management, Vancouver, WA, a national leader in event

graphics/media/advertising is seeking an experienced Sr. Project Manager

with a proven track record and excellent communication and

organizational skills as well as strong attention to detail with a

background in Trade Shows, Special Events, Graphics, or Transportation

and the ability to work closely with national association and corporate

marketing depts. Occasional eves/wknd hours & travel. Must be

professional, Salary DOE

Please send resume to info@emm-usa.com. NO PHONE CALLS.

53. Director, Meetings & Conventions; American Council of Engineering

Companies; Washington, DC

ACEC's Director of Meetings and Conventions reports to the President and

serves on the senior management team. S/he directs and executes the

logistical operations of all ACEC meetings, including 2 annual national

conferences (approx. 1,000 each), a black tie gala awards dinner

(500-600), and dozens of smaller seminars and committee meetings

including governance meetings. S/he develops and manages budgets,

negotiates contracts, supervises staff, handles all conference

preparations and manages all onsite operations.

Required Qualification

10+ years experience in association meeting planning industry, at least

5 of which have been at the director level managing functions similar to

those described above. Must have established professional relationships

with the key players in the meetings industry supplier community,

particularly those representing 4- and 5-star hotels and resorts. Must

have proven measurable success in directing the logistical management of

meetings with 1,000+ attendees, concurrent functions, exhibits, meal

functions, tours, etc. Extensive experience negotiating and managing

hotel contracts. Professional demeanor and high comfort level in working

with top level, demanding executives and internal customers. Outstanding

communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to work under

pressure and multi-task.

Education

A bachelor's degree in meeting planned, or attainment of the Certified

Meetings Professional designation strongly preferred

Qualified candidates submit resume and salary history/requirements to

Mary Ann Emely, Vice President of Operations, memely@acec.org. No calls.

54. Manager Accommodations; Olympic Broadcasting Services; North

Vancouver, BC, Canada

OLYMPIC BROADCASTING SERVICES VANCOUVER (OBSV). As a wholly owned

subsidiary of Olympic Broadcast Services (a management company set up by

the IOC) OBSV was created to serve as the host broadcaster for the 2010

Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. As host broadcaster, OBSV is

responsible for producing and distributing the unbiased radio and

television coverage for the Olympic Winter Games. In conjunction with

this coverage, OBSV also provides various facilities and services to

international broadcasting companies which are commonly referred to as

the Rights Holding Broadcasters.

Job Description

The Manager of Accommodations will effectively plan, source and secure

more than 1,600 beds required during the Olympic Games period for use by

OBSV's personnel, meeting the quality and criteria established by the

company. The position reports to the Head of Logistics, and the overall

responsibilities for this department include planning for the needs of

more than 2,000 OBSV personnel during the Games including: catering,

uniforms, accommodations, accreditations, air travel, ground

transportation, and warehouse operations.

Duties/Responsibilities

Responsible for accommodations planning for Olympic Games period

Review and evaluate all proposed OBSV accommodation assignments from

VANOC as well as supplemental needs as required

Assist in the development of accommodations policies and procedures

Manage the assignment of individual rooms for 1600 people

Track reservations and respond to changes and adjustments to hotel

requirements

Manage pre-check in for each room prior to arrival

Develop welcome packets including, the procurement of materials or

information

Liaise with VANOC and the property owners regarding logistics

requirements and oversee the delivery as per OBSV specifications

including: hotel assignments, transportation resources, daily services

and maintenance and upgrades

Knowledge/Skills

– Positive, solid logistics perspective

– Excellent local knowledge of accommodation sector in Vancouver

– Existing relationships with logistics vendors in Vancouver

– Working knowledge of accommodations and logistics systems

– Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously

– Detail orientated team player and capable of communicating with all

levels in a multinational organization

– Exceptional trouble shooting skills

– Ability to work in high pressure situations

– Flexibility in work environment

Qualifications/Relevant Experience

– Minimum three years at a management level with responsibility for some

or all accommodations and logistics matters

– Bachelors degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience

– Proficiency with Microsoft software (Access/Excel/Word)

– Previous experience working in Vancouver hotel industry (specifically

reservations) preferred

– Prior exposure to a large scale international event is an asset

Education

Bachelors degree in a related field, or equivalent work experience

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume to:

careers@obsv.ca indicating the position within the subject line of the

email.

55. Event / Meeting Planner; Cvent; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24029831&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

56. Temporary Meeting Registration Assistant; Association of American

Law Schools; Washington, DC

A Full-time temporary Meeting Registration Assistant needed in fast

paced Association meetings department mid October through early January

2008. Requirements include highly accurate data entry experience;

database, Windows & Word experience; excellent spelling/grammar/writing;

strong communication skills and quick learner. Must be able to work all

workdays except for the following AALS holidays: 10/08/07, 11/22/07, and

12/25/07. Meeting/registration experience preferred. $16/hr.

Send cover letter and resume to HR Manager, AALS, 1201 Connecticut

Avenue, NW, #800, Washington, DC 20036; fax to (202) 296-8869; e-mail

hr@aals.org.

57. Meeting Planner; Association for Conflict Resolution; Washington, DC

Hands on position to plan annual conference for 1200 and 30 exhibits; 2

board meetings; 1-2 smaller meetings (100-300 people). Work with program

committee and online abstract submission system. Congenial staff

committed to team work. www.acrnet.org. Office moving to Friendship

Heights Metro.

The Association for Conflict Resolution is committed to equity and

diversity in its membership, structure and organizational work. Women

and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

Contact: Doug Kleine, CAE

Fax: 202-464-9720

dougk@verizon.net

58. Event Services Manager; Travel Technology Group; Chicago, IL

Travel Tech is an exciting travel management company with multiple high

profile events in the North American market as well as throughout the

world. We are proud of our many wonderful clients as well as our

fantastic staff. We are looking to add to our Event Management team

ASAP. Candidates who currently live in Chicago will be considered first.

POSITION: Event Services Manager

REPORTS TO: Director of Operations

SCHEDULE: Monday Friday 9 AM 6 PM

Position Summary: Provide professional, accurate and customer

service-oriented service to both our external and internal clients

within the hospitality industry.

Basic responsibilities include:

. Manage hotel blocks, suites, VIP's and client staff lists

. Manage all deposits received for show

. Maintain constant communications with hotel personnel, client and

internal departments

. Build rapport with staff and key exhibitors for each show

. Work with client for reporting schedule and formats

. Responsible for building assigned meetings into COMPASS

. Responsible for disseminating rooming lists to hotels for each show

. Responsible for following Operations critical dates

. Responsible for traveling on-site, when necessary

. Responsible for collecting post-show actuals both on-site and after

meeting

. Responsible for keeping all show information in an orderly and

organized file

Requirements:

. College Degree or completion of an accredited travel school program

. 3+ years of travel/hospitality industry experience required

. Excellent Customer Service skills are required.

. Excellent communication and analytical skills are required.

. Strong interpersonal and management skills are required.

. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

. Requires strong written and verbal communication skills.

. Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects and deadlines.

Contact: Jennifer Rapey

Fax: 312-329-9972

jrapey@ttgonline.com

59. Director, Client Services; LA INC. The Convention and Visitors

Bureau; Los Angeles, CA

Position Description Manage and coordinate all client needs for

convention and site visits, up to and including event dates. Serve as

critical extension of sales team. Maintain high client satisfaction

results by creatively demonstrating Los Angeles as a destination.

Responsibilities

Effectively coordinate assigned client events by meeting client needs

and maintaining high satisfaction results. Manage client/signature

events including logistical and budgetary responsibilities.

Required Qualification

Hotel and hospitality experience preferred. Excellent social and

professional skills. Strong organizational ability with attention to

detail. Ability to multi-task. Good industry and destination knowledge.

Basic budgeting and finance ability, with computer experience. Effective

communicator and listener. Excellent written and verbal communication

Thorough knowledge of Los Angeles area offerings. CMP helpful.

Education College degree

E-mail resume to: dkrueger@lainc.us; or fax resume to: (213) 452-1403.

60. Congress & Events Marketing Manager, Global Marketing; Baxter

Healthcare; Westlake Village, CA

BioScience Global Marketing is seeking a Congress & Events Marketing

Manager for the Hemophilia franchise. They will be responsible for

coordination and management of international congresses and events be

performing the following responsibilities:

Participate with Global Congresses & Events team with development of

overall strategy & planning and Advertising & Promotion support

Responsible for independent management of Congress logistics and

operations for global tradeshows including vendor management, site

inspections, internal communications, and on-site execution

Responsible for Congress booth activities including booth timelines and

production, on-site booth supervision, exhibitor service manual &

deadline compliance, lead tracking, and general exhibit logistics

Coordinate individual product team booth requirements (ranging from

panel development to on-site requests) for integration into Congress

exhibition plan

Support development and tracking of Congress metrics

Responsible for Events, such as an annual internal global meeting,

activities and logistics including vendor management, hotel guest and

meeting room coordination, F&B, floor plans, signage, AV requirements,

and communications

Oversee special events related to Congresses and Events including, but

not limited to, overall planning and venue selection, group excursions &

dinners, transportation, and internal communications

Manage individual Advertising & Promotion projects from development to

execution for Congresses and Events in support of product teams and/or

Baxter including branded promotional items, booth materials, and/or

external collateral

Responsible for tracking and reconciling budgets

Attend respective Congresses and Event(s) to gain additional experience

and provide feedback for future corporate activities

Qualifications:

3-5 years experience in Marketing Communications

Experience in congress logistics including exhibit planning and on-site

execution

Experience in developing and managing events

Understanding of campaign related projects such as branded premiums and

general communications

Setting, tracking, and reconciling convention and event budgets

Ability to participate in cross-functional, global team environment

Project experience managing vendors

Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Detail oriented

Excellent communication skills with all levels of management and

stakeholders

Proficiency in Microsoft office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Undergraduate degree in Marketing Communications or related field

please apply to www.Baxter.com website to 27341BR : Congress & Events

Marketing Manager, Global Marketing.

61. Meeting & Events Senior Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

For more than 50 years, major professional societies, associations,

government agencies and corporations have turned to Courtesy Associates,

Inc. for excellence in conference, meeting and exhibition management.

Combining sound logistical expertise, advanced technology and

value-driven competitive pricing, Courtesy Associates, Inc. provides the

highest quality service in all critical areas of event management.

As a result of our continued expansion, we are looking for an

experienced Meeting & Events Senior Coordinator to join our team.

Essential Responsibilities:

. Providing logistical support for government and commercial meetings.

. Assisting Manager/Executive with managing projects within budget.

. Coordinating and managing off site events.

. Developing on-site requirements such as meeting room set-up,

audiovisual requirements, inspection timetable, billing instructions for

Manager review.

. Managing and maintaining vendor relations.

. Coordinating and managing outsourced registration process with

limited supervision.

. Coordinating and managing the production of printed materials.

. Assisting with creative development and management of conference,

program, event, budget and related components.

Qualifications:

. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years in the meetings industry.

. BA/BS required

. Previous experience with government planning or corporate planning a

plus

. Excellent customer services, time management, and communication

skills a must.

Courtesy 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 Courtesy,

visit www.courtesyassociates.com.

Please use the following guidelines to ensure your resume is quickly and

accurately processed:

Salary requirements must be included

Format resume as either a MS Word doc or pdf

E-mail preferred method of retrieval

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

Human Resources

Attn: HR Recruiter

SmithBucklin Corporation

2025 M Street NW, Suite 800

Washington, D.C. 20036

E-Mail: WashingtonHR@smithbucklin.com

Fax: 202-367-2193

Courtesy is a wholly owned subsidiary of SmithBucklin.

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