Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 29 October 2007


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 29 October 2007

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

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hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meeting Services Coordinator; American Association of Endodontists;

Chicago, IL

2. Manager of Events; Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS;

Washington, DC

3. Meetings & Exhibits Manager; CUNA, Inc.; Madison, WI

4. Meeting Coordinator; Watson Wyatt Worldwide; Arlington, VA

5. Associate Conference Manager; Confidential; Denver, CO

6. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL

7. Program Coordinator; FASEB/AAI; Bethesda, MD

8. Meeting/Event Planner; Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.;

Washington, DC

9. Marketing Manager; Association of Zoos & Aquariums; Silver Spring, MD

10. Event Coordinator; Generic Pharmaceutical Association; Arlington, VA

11. Director of Sales; San Antonio Marriott Northwest; San Antonio, TX

12. (Direct) Sales Account Executive; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

13. DIRECTOR OF MARKETING; Benchmark Hospitality International; Houston,

TX

14. Director of Marketing; Confidential; North Myrtle Beach, SC

15. Meeting Planner; Gant Travel Management; West Chester, PA

16. Sales Associate- Event Services; Swank Audio Visuals; Phoenix, AZ

17. Assistant Director of Meetings; The Council of Insurance Agents and

Brokers; Washington, DC

18. Event Operations Manager; Edgell; Randolph, NJ

19. Event Sales Manager; Destination Services of Colorado, Inc.; Denver,

CO

20. Director of Event Operations; Destination Services of Colorado;

Colorado Springs, CO

21. Sales Manager- Audio Visual; Swank Audio Visuals; San Francisco, CA

22. Sr. Meeting Planner – Temporary; Kaiser Permanente; Pasadena, CA

23. Director of Sponsorship and Sales; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Chicago, IL

24. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

25. Request for Proposal; Wood Products Council; California

26. Meeting Planner/Conference Center; NCCI Holdings, Inc.; BOCA RATON,

FL

27. Event Producer; Jack Morton Worldwide; Norwalk, CT

28. Event Planner; Genworth Financial; Raleigh, NC

29. Hoteling Services Floor Representative; KPMG; New York, NY

30. administrative assistant; Fogarty Knapp & Associates, Inc; Westport,

CT

31. Marketing Manager #123362; The McIntyre Group; Tolland, CT

32. Event Sales Director; Echo Mountain; Evergreen, CO

33. Catering Sales Director; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC

34. Event Designer; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC

35. Associate Director of Development; The Children's Aid Society; New

York, NY

36. Director of Event Logistics; CauseForce, Inc.; Los Angeles, CA

37. Audio Visual Attendant; Stamford Marriott; Stamford, CT

38. Principal/Partner – Women's Institute; Crosley+Company; Atlanta, GA

39. Internal Communications & Event Specialist; Associated Bank; Green

Bay, WI

40. Catering Sales Associate; Main Street Fine Catering; Princeton, NJ

41. Marketing Manager; Hudson Entertainment; Redwood City, CA

42. Intern; Silverman Media & Marketing Group; Woodbury, NY

43. Events Director; Out & Equal Workplace Advocates; San Francisco, CA

44. Director of Member Services; National Turkey Federation; Washington,

DC

45. Associate Manager – Fundraising and Special Events; American

Diabetes Association; West Palm Beach, FL

46. Events Administrator, DC Bar; District of Columbia Bar; Washington,

DC

47. Senior Meeting Planner; American Psychiatric Association (APA);

Arlington, VA

48. Project Coordinator; National Volunteer Fire Council; Washington, DC

49. Meetings & Member Services Coordinator; State Capital Global Law

Firm Group; Washington, DC

50. Vice President, Administration and Operations; Visiting Nurse

Associations of America; Washington, DC

51. Events Coordinator; George Mason University; Fairfax, VA

52. Marketing Communications Associate; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

53. Membership Manager and Registrar; American Academy of Child &

Adolescent Psychiatry; Washington, DC

54. Meetings and Exhibits Manager; American Academy of Child &

Adolescent Psychiatry; Washington, DC

55. Director of Conference Services; Trinity University; Washington, DC

56. Conference Manager; ESN; Arlington, VA

57. Conference Assistant; ESN; Arlington, VA

58. Assistant General Manager; The Washington Plaza Hotel; Washington,

DC

59. Sales Manager; Embassy Suites Dulles Airport; Herndon, VA

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

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

brief paragraph to

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

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

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next newsletter!

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

1. Meeting Services Coordinator; American Association of Endodontists;

Chicago, IL

Qualifications

College degree preferred. Minimum one year experience in a meeting

planning environment, association or relevant work experience necessary.

Proficiency in database management and MS Word and Excel required.

Abilities

Organize efficiently. Communicate effectively on all levels. Work

independently. Interact professionally with the membership, the

leadership, related professionals, the public and the staff.

Multi-tasArlington, VA often on tight deadlines. Work effectively in a

team.

Responsibilities

Works in concert with the Meeting Services and other AAE staff to

coordinate the attendee registration process for the Annual Session and

Fall Conference, and any other meetings that require advance

registration, including but not limited to: database management, report

management and financial management.

Coordinates and oversees registration desk activities for the Annual

Session and Fall Conference, and any additional meetings that require

advance registration.

Coordinates all speaker requirements for the Annual Session and Fall

Conference.

Coordinates all in-house committee meetings, including but not limited

to the following activities: obtain all meeting requirements from staff

liaison; secure housing arrangements; notify AAE's preferred travel

agency; send meeting notice to all attendees; finalize catering

arrangements and secure restaurant reservations; coordinate conference

room set and audiovisual requirements.

Acts as the liaison to the American Dental Association for housing when

requiring ADA preferred accommodations at local hotels (e.g., committee

meetings).

Acts as liaison to preferred travel agency and other meeting-related

vendors as assigned

Creates and maintains all departmental databases, including speakers,

session moderators and monitors; and alumni and affiliates.

Prepares and distributes all department mailings including

speaker/moderator/monitor and alumni and affiliates.

Processes and maintains records of department invoices and expenditures.

Travels to the Annual Session and other meetings as required

Contact: Lori Edmunds

aaeapplicant@aae.org

***** From Thomas G. Owens *****

2. Manager of Events; Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS;

Washington, DC

The Events Manager administers logistics for conventions, conferences,

committee meetings, and other special events as needed. He/she also

provides support services to the Events Director to ensure smooth

operation prior to, during, and after events.

SIOR's meet each spring and fall to increase their professionalism and

enhance their business networks. The meetings include sophisticated

educational programming, for which real estate continuing education

credit is granted in many states, and they provide a variety of business

and social opportunities. SIOR also holds an annual Leadership

Conference prior to the Fall Professional Conference for the 125

decision makers and leaders of the organization. The Leadership

Conference establishes organizational goals and expectations for the

business year.

Search by:

Thomas G. Owens

Executive Search Consultants

The Owens Group, LLC

7720 Wisconsin Avenue

Suite 208

Bethesda, MD 20814-3577

301-229-2700

TGO@OwensSearch.com

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

3. Meetings & Exhibits Manager; CUNA, Inc.; Madison, WI

QUALIFICATIONS

BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent work experience plus five 5

years meeting planning and/or convention services experience, two years

supervisory experience and one year exhibit sales and/or management

experience. Must work well with all levels of staff. Travel up to 30

days per year. Must be computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite) and

be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Should have

superior organization skills. Excellent communication and follow-up

skills. Ability to work extended hours when necessary. Certified

Meeting Planner (CMP) Preferred, but not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Negotiating and contracting for approximately 90 educational schools and

events including: CPD Schools & Conferences, AACUL Educational

Programs, CUNA Council Conferences, League Attorney's Conference, Credit

Union Foundation Events, Washington, DC Meetings, as well as any and all

planning sessions, one day meetings, etc. as needed. Specific duties

include researching multiple meeting sites, negotiating and preparing

all hotel contracts, confirming all meeting details with internal

departments and handling any additional hotel details, including direct

bill application, rooming lists, food & beverage requirements (oversees

a food and beverage budget of $1.3million), AV requirements, applicable

spouse programs, transportation & shuttle needs. Also responsible for

re-opening negotiations w/suppliers to reduce and often eliminate costly

penalties. Closely monitor all deadlines and room blocks. Re-book

meetings as requested by end-user department, modify room blocks or

meeting space as needed. Prepare appropriate contract addendum as

needed. Negotiate with hotels as appropriate with respect to attrition

penalties, etc. Track historical information for future meetings.

Analyze hotel invoices and resolve discrepancies as needed. Summarize

and distribute information for internal customers. Development and

on-site management of high profile VIP exhibitor area/s. Works closely

with general contractor on theme design and decorator timelines.

Monitors the assembly and dismantling process of trade show floor.

Conduct pre-meeting site visits for selected events as needed. Travel

to national meetings and other meetings as required. Works closely with

Marketing Director in development of exhibitor kits. Works closely with

Marketing Director in maintaining exhibitor data base using TIMSS

software and CCD data base for all future correspondence. Participate

on CUNA's Exhibit Task Force for both GAC and Symposium to assist in

executing marketing plans & promotional program. Selection of

miscellaneous vendors, such as security and temporary registration

personnel, as needed. Create and approve all related contracts,

assignments, billing, etc. as necessary. Supervision responsibilities

to include, oversight, development, mentoring and performance planning

of Meetings Coordinator and Vendor Sales Representative. Vendor Sales

Representative is responsible for the data input of sponsorship and

vendor booth data totaling $700,000. Oversees, evaluates and makes

recommendation on exhibitor registration process. Maintain other

hotel/meeting industry contracts, such as annual airline contracts, car

rental contracts, local hotel rates, etc. Perform all other duties as

assigned by Vice President, Meetings & Special Events.

Relocation will be considered.

resumes@cuna.com

4. Meeting Coordinator; Watson Wyatt Worldwide; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t733=&t735=&t731=&max=25&t730=&site_id=518&jb=3034460

5. Associate Conference Manager; Confidential; Denver, CO

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t733=&t735=&t731=&max=25&t730=&site_id=518&jb=3017384

6. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL

Growing association Management firm seeks motivated and enthusiastic

individual to join its meetings department. Full meeting management

responsibilities, from inception to completion, for several conferences

annually. Duties include site selection, budgeting, promotion,

logistics, selection and negotiation with vendors, on-site event

planning, registration, trade show logistics and management, cost

control, and billing reconciliation.

We are looking for a creative professional with proven experience

planning meetings and events, managing multiple projects, and

interacting with senior management. Minimum requirements include

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and 5+ years experience

planning meetings and events in the Travel & Meeting Industry and/or

Hospitality and Conference Industry. Must be detail oriented, have

strong organizational, project management, and customer relation skills.

Travel Required. We offer competitive salary and benefits package.

Send resume and Salary requirements to Ann Marie Bray, CMP LES, Director

of Meetings, WJ Weiser & Associates, 1111 N. Plaza Drive, Suite 550,

Schaumburg, IL 60173.

Contact: Ann Marie Bray, CMP LES, Director of Meetings

Phone: 847-517-7225

Fax: 847-517-7229

annmarie@wjweiser.com

http://www.wjweiser.com

7. Program Coordinator; FASEB/AAI; Bethesda, MD

The American Association of Immunologists, a professional biomedical

association, seeks motivated, outgoing, organized individual to

coordinate & provide support for the management of meetings & courses.

The Program Coordinator will assist and report to the Director of

Meetings. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the

coordination of scientific programming including abstract management and

the invited speaker program. They will also be involved with various

logistical elements of a large annual meeting as well as individual

courses. Bachelor's degree required; 2 years annual meeting/program

experience a plus. Excellent verbal, writing & interpersonal skills

required. Strong administrative, MS Office and database skills are

required. Beautiful campus, excellent benefits & free parking.

Please send resume with cover letter & salary requirements to:

FASEB/AAI, Human Resources, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814 or

FAX: 301-634-7354, or hr@faseb.org. EOE. www.aai.org

8. Meeting/Event Planner; Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.;

Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t733=&t735=&t731=&max=25&t730=&site_id=518&jb=2981310

9. Marketing Manager; Association of Zoos & Aquariums; Silver Spring, MD

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums is building North America's largest

wildlife conservation movement, by engaging and inspiring our 143

million annual visitors and their communities to care about and take

action to help protect wildlife. In order to accomplish this goal, AZA

is seeking an organized and dynamic person to work with our marketing

program. The Marketing Manager is an exempt position reporting to the

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Strategies and is

responsible for, but not limited to the following:

* Plans, develop, analyze and implement strategies to increase the

number of AZA commercial members.

* Develops and implement sales strategies for AZA's conference exhibit

booths and conference program advertising.

* Develops sales and marketing plans and implement advertising sales

for monthly Connect magazine.

* Solicit and maintain sponsorship relationships for the AZA Annual

Conference.

* Develop and leverage cross-selling opportunities with commercial

memberships, conference sponsorships, exhibit sales and advertising.

* Ensure that all marketing efforts are evaluated, measured and

tracked; report demonstrable results to AZA management.

* Facilitates effective communication among staff, event hosts,

committee members, etc.

* Manage sponsor needs onsite at events; survey sponsors post-event.

* Work with accounting and membership to invoice and collect payments.

* Performs other related duties as required.

A successful candidate should possess:

Knowledge of marketing, sales and branding;

Experience in association, non-profit environment or within the industry

is preferred;

Skills in communication, both verbal and written;

Strong customer service skills;

Skill in planning, coordinating and implementing work;

Strong organizational skills;

Ability to work independently and as a team;

Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships

with staff, members, volunteers and vendors.

Minimum training and experience:

Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field;

Proven sales ability preferably with memberships, exhibit space,

sponsorships and advertising;

Minimum 2-3 years management experience in marketing and sales;

Experience with Windows-based software (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook,

Internet)

Send resume and salary history to:

Association of Zoos & Aquariums

ATTN: HR- Marketing Manager Position

8403 Colesville Road

Suite 710

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Fax to: (301) 562-0888

Email: Employment@aza.org

For more information, visit our website at: http://www.aza.org

10. Event Coordinator; Generic Pharmaceutical Association; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t733=&t731=&t735=&t730=&site_id=518&jb=1235417

11. Director of Sales; San Antonio Marriott Northwest; San Antonio, TX

Columbia Sussex Corp., an established, rapidly growing Hotel

Owner/Operator, with over 50+ Hotels nationwide, is currently seeking a

Hotel Professional with extensive experience in Business and Group

Markets preferred, strong communication skills, to sell and promote our

296 room Full-Service Marriott Hotel in San Antonio. Salary &

Incentives. Comprehensive Benefit Package. Please submit resume with

Salary history to (no phone calls please):

San Antonio Marriott Northwest

Attn: General Manager

3233 Northwest Loop 410

San Antonio, TX 78213

FAX: 210/377-3900

Email: gm601@columbiasussex.com

12. (Direct) Sales Account Executive; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2708820&keywords=&ref=1

13. DIRECTOR OF MARKETING; Benchmark Hospitality International; Houston,

TX

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2708252&keywords=&ref=1

14. Director of Marketing; Confidential; North Myrtle Beach, SC

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2708125&keywords=&ref=1

15. Meeting Planner; Gant Travel Management; West Chester, PA

The planner is responsible for all aspects of meeting planning that

include, but are not limited to, site selection, contract negotiation,

transportation logistics, budget and invoice reconciliation. Must be

able to multi-task and handle multiple meetings at one time.

Travel required.

Candidate for this position will be responsible to handle meetings from

beginning to end and also support on-site. Will be responsible for

maintaining communication with client, keeping accurate records and

documentation, and follow-up as needed.

Gant Travel is looking for the right person to join our team of meeting

planners. We are looking to fill a position to find a person to support

one of our large corporate clients, with meetings that range in size

from 20 – 500. The right candidate will be self-motivated to either work

on location or possibly the option to work remotely.

A comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of meeting management is

required. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, written,

verbal and interpersonal communication skills is what is needed to

master the job. Able to work alone taking the lead on meetings or as

part of a team.

Proficiency in excel and word is a must!

Must have 1-3 years of meeting management experience.

Forward resume with salary requirements to: maura.bidwell@effem.com.

Those submissions without salary indications may not be considered.

16. Sales Associate- Event Services; Swank Audio Visuals; Phoenix, AZ

SWANK AUDIO VISUALS is the top provider of professional in-house

audiovisual service and support to leading business clientele across the

country. Swank offers the latest equipment along with seasoned technical

knowledge and stands on a 70-year record of success and growth. We seek

individuals committed to the audiovisual industry who are willing to

exceed the expectations of every client and hotel guest.

This position is within the sector of Event Services national sales

organization within Swank Audio Visuals Company. The focus of this

business is the pursuit of excellence and the delivery of 'flawless'

audio visual products and services. The client base consists of

corporations, associations, production companies, multiple management

companies, third party production companies and a variety of other

organizations.

Due to growth opportunities, we are currently seeking a Sales Associate

for our Event Services sector in Phoenix. The responsibilities for this

position include supporting the administrative sales and service

operations of the Director of National Accounts. This position has

direct sales contact with new and existing clients as well as

accountability for achievement of predetermined goals and objectives.

This includes assisting with developing and maintaining relationships

with key personnel within Swank Event Services and Swank Audio Visuals'

Client base. Participation in on-site visits/meetings by prospective

clients along with solicitation of new business will be required to

ensure that our customers receive the proper service to accomplish their

objectives. This candidate will perform necessary administrative duties

which include the use an internal database system to ensure database

management and to generate Swank product and service proposals.

Ideal candidates must have proven experience in developing positive

Client relationships and in achieving Client satisfaction and loyalty.

Demonstrated ability with excellent written and phone communication

skills are necessary. Experience in audio visual staging and support,

along with extensive knowledge and experience in successfully

interacting with the meeting and convention services entities within the

hospitality industry is preferred. A minimum of 3 years proven,

successful administrative sales experience with the initiative in

achieving goals is a must. Administrative skills should include

professional writing skills, business tools skills such as database mgt,

etc. This individual must have the ability to work as part of a team,

understand Clients' perspective and have excellent organizational and

multi tasking skills.

Members of our team are offered competitive salary, opportunities for

professional growth and a comprehensive benefits package listed below.

– Major Medical and Dental

– Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

– 401k Company Contribution Plan

– Vacation and Holidays

– Training and Professional Development

– Flexible Personal Time

– and much more

For immediate consideration please visit our website at WWW.SWANKAV.COM

and apply on-line through our “Careers” page. Select position “Sales

Associate- Event Services- Phoenix'. EOE

17. Assistant Director of Meetings; The Council of Insurance Agents and

Brokers; Washington, DC

The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers, a fast-paced trade

association headquartered in Washington, D.C. has an immediate opening

for an energetic, experienced, self-directed and detail-oriented

Assistant Director of Meetings in our Meetings and Member Services

department. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual with

mid-level meetings experience to hone their skills at very high-end and

award-winning meetings and events.

Short-term primary duties include understanding and applying Council

meetings and events standards, procedures and priorities by working

alongside the Director of Meetings preparing for and managing major

annual membership and BOD meetings. Longer-term (within one year, or

sooner depending on candidate experience) responsibilities include

independently coordinating and managing a variety of in-house and

off-site meetings, to include venue selection, entertainment/speaker

selection or recommendation, meeting promotion, registration (manual and

online), theme, menu – both food and wine – selection, communication

with and coordination of meeting site staff, supervision of Council

support staff, and on-site meeting management.

The ideal candidate has prior meetings and/or events experience at an

association, is detail-oriented, learns quickly, enjoys working

independently with minimal supervision but is team-oriented, cares

strongly about the quality of their work, professionally handles

pressure and consistently meets deadlines, and has exceptional customer

service skills. Position requires flexibility, the ability to multi-task

and to handle simultaneous multiple priorities, an unwavering attention

to detail, and strong communication skills including both verbal acuity

and proficiency in business writing. Prior budget management experience

helpful.

BA/BS or equivalent experience required. Professional meeting

certifications and/or designations desired. Salary to $55k, based on

experience, with annual bonus potential. Exceptional benefits include a

flexible work environment, paid leave programs, medical/dental

insurance, transportation allowance, 401(k), gym access, on-site

wellness program and coach, and STD/LTD. Office hours are 9:00 – 5:30

p.m., Monday through Friday, although some overtime is required in this

position. Metro accessible. EOE.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to e-mail their cover letter, salary

requirements and resume to Julia Kramer at julia.kramer@ciab.com with

“ADEvents” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls or third party

inquiries.

18. Event Operations Manager; Edgell; Randolph, NJ

Publishing company in the B to B technology industry seeking an

experienced Meeting Planner within our events department in North Jersey

who will manage logistical portions of multiple meetings ranging in size

from 75 to 350 attendees. Working as part of a team, the planner will be

responsible for supporting the coordination of US-based conferences and

events.

Responsibilities

– Create and manage all correspondence, registration, email blasts and

communications to event attendees. Produce professional output with

accuracy, style and impact.

– Handle master rooming list, monitor pick up reports and event room

block reservations

– Coordination and oversight of registration process for all events –

pre-event and on site.

– Handle all speaker logistics

– Coordination of on site signage and attendee workbook

– Coordination of shipping for all events

– Coordination of sponsorhsip opportunities, premium items and awards

– Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines, managing numerous

events simultaneously

– On site meeting support and travel required in spring and fall,

including weekends

Required Qualification

– A minimum of 5 years professional event and executive conference

planning experience required

– Excellent time and project management skills with a clear

understanding of priorities and the flexibility to change

priorities/work assignments at a moment's notice

– Keen dedication to detail and the ability to work under pressure in a

deadline driven environment.

– Operate comfortably in an electronic environment (database use, email

blasting, merging, Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Office applications, etc.)

– excellent knowledge and thorough understanding of management of event

logistics from conception to completion.

Education

College degree, however solid working experience of greater importance

Our conferences are high end, high quality, comprehensively-planned

programs, supported by detailed operational plans which provide

networking and recreational opportunities for attendees. We have earned

a reputation for producing an unusually valuable experience,

consistently achieving high marks on content, quality of peer

interaction and attention to customer service. We offer a competitive

salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package

including medical, dental 401(K) plan with company match, company paid

life insurance, and a business casual dress code. Please send resumes

and salary requirements to pbenkner@edgellmail.com

19. Event Sales Manager; Destination Services of Colorado, Inc.; Denver,

CO

Do you have proven event sales and management success? Do you enjoy

working in a mach speed environment? Have you dreamed of working in the

Destination Management field? Would you like to work in a fun, downtown

Denver location? Read on

Denver is becoming a Mecca for Worldwide Corporate Events. We are

seeking an experienced Event Sales individual to focus on the growth of

the company. Specific revenue targets will be established for the Sales

Manager and Regional Team. Other job related tasks as requested.

Offering competitive compensation, incentive plan and health, dental,

flexible spending account, 401k, STD, LTD, VC & PTO.

Responsibilities

Responsible for meeting or exceeding Company sales revenue and gross

profit targets. Will solicit new prospects, qualify clients, develop

relationships, communicate, develop program itineraries & budgets, as

well as secure client contracts. Will also focus on developing and

securing the preferred relationship with partner hotels. Will assist

with writing creative proposals, proof reading, research, and costing.

Responsible for ensuring a standardized look of documents is maintained.

Other job related duties as assigned.

Required Qualification

– 3-5 years minimum progressively responsible Event Sales Management

experience in the hospitality industry specifically in the sales,

catering sales or conference services arena.

– Direct Sales & Quota Experience.

– Proposal & Client Presentation experience.

– Supervisory experience preferred.

– Strong MS Office Skills

Minimum

– Strong sales skills with the ability to listen and negotiate

effectively.

– Able to drive throughout Colorado to meet with clients, requires a

satisfactory driving record.

– Able to travel out of state for sales calls and Trade Shows.

– Administrative, computer and organizational skills with strong

attention to detail.

– Current Driver's License and satisfactory driving record

Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience.

Either fax or email your resume and completed application including

salary history to HR Corporate Headquarters, Destination Services of

Colorado, PO Box 3660, Avon, CO 81620. Fax: (970) 328-2331 or email your

resume (MS Word or Adobe file format) to hr@dsc-co.com.

20. Director of Event Operations; Destination Services of Colorado;

Colorado Springs, CO

The Director of Client Services (DCS) will maintain a strong partnership

with the General Manager (GM) and function as a leader and manager of

the Client Services department. As a senior manager, the DCS will assist

the GM with developing the annual business plan and budgets, contribute

to the growth of the company in the market region through vendor and

client partnerships, participates in DSC director meetings. The DCS will

assist with the management of group accounts while managing assigned

account managers and/or staff. The DCS will conduct departmental reviews

and performance evaluations on direct reports.

Responsibilities

Hire, train, mentor, coach, evaluate, motivate and guide staff.

Ability to manage project load including key accounts while directing a

team on taking projects from A-Z.

Ensures program costing & profit management.

Participate in events and vendor sampling opportunities.

Develop partner relationships.

Oversee annual costing updates, database implementation, and internal

document management.

Required Qualification

1. 5-7 years minimum Event/Meeting Planning Operations/Logistics

2. Strong leadership and management skills, minimum 3 years managing 3

or more exempt level staff.

Will manage 3 or more Account Managers (AM) and 2 or more Account

Coordinators (AC).

3. Exceptional commitment to providing customer service

4. Problem solving skills in all aspects of job

5. Project Management experience able to direct a team from A-Z

6. Works well under pressure in a highly deadline sensitive environment

7. Employ analytical methodology and reasoning in all job areas

8. Excellent communication skills present through phone, email, face to

face interactions.

9. Detailed in all aspects of job

10. Computer skills (Word, Access, Excel)

11. Commitment to financial success experience in budget and profit

management

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Able to drive to and walk on site inspections and program events

2. Colorado Drivers license; satisfactory motor vehicle record and proof

of valid insurance

3. Occasional lifting and moving of objects

4. Computer keyboarding, and sitting for lengthy periods of time at a

computer terminal

5. Ability to work demanding yet flexible hours, days, nights, weekends,

on call 24/7.

6. Able to industry related conferences (out of state) or client

meetings as needed

Education

Bachelors Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Either fax or email your resume and completed application including

salary history to HR Corporate Headquarters, Destination Services of

Colorado, PO Box 3660, Avon, CO 81620. Fax: (970) 328-2331 or email your

resume (MS Word or Adobe file format) to hr@dsc-co.com.

21. Sales Manager- Audio Visual; Swank Audio Visuals; San Francisco, CA

SWANK AUDIO VISUALS is the top provider of professional in-house

audiovisual service and support to leading business clientele across the

country. Our audiovisual offices are located in luxury hotels, resorts

and conference centers providing state of the art lighting, audio, video

and meeting equipment for our business clients. Swank offers the latest

equipment along with seasoned technical knowledge and stands on a

70-year record of success and growth. We seek individuals committed to

the audiovisual industry who are willing to exceed the expectations of

every client and hotel guest.

SWANK AUDIO VISUALS is currently seeking an Associate Sales Manager in

San Francisco. The responsibilities of this position include all selling

activity to clients of a specific hotel as it relates to their audio

visual event. This includes participation in on-site visits by

prospective clients, solicitation of new business and ensuring that our

customers receive the proper service and equipment needed to accomplish

their objectives. ***NO COLD CALLS!***

This position is located in a upscale, four-star hotel environment so a

professional appearance is a must!

Candidates with sales experience in a hospitality environment such as

Sales, Catering, Convention Services and Food and Beverage, as well as,

candidates affiliated with hotel associations are encouraged to apply.

Experience or knowledge of audio visual and technical equipment is very

helpful.

Members of our team are offered competitive salary, comprehensive

benefits package and opportunities for professional growth.

– Major Medical and Dental

– Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

– 401k Company Contribution Plan

– Vacation and Holidays

– Training and Professional Development

– Flexible Personal Time

– and much more

For immediate consideration: Please visit our website and apply on-line

at WWW.SWANKAV.COM. Look for the “Careers” Section and apply under “San

Francisco, Sales Manager- Associate”.

Swank Audio Visuals is an Equal Opportunity Employer

22. Sr. Meeting Planner – Temporary; Kaiser Permanente; Pasadena, CA

Sr. Meeting Planner, under limited supervision provides expert

consulting to internal clients in support of multifaceted meetings,

conferences, sponsorships, trade shows and special events for Marketing,

Sales and Account Management and related departments. Meetings are often

regional or program-wide, and strategic and complex in scope, requiring

in-depth evaluation of key issues and success factors. Meeting results

must meet multiple objectives as well as demonstrate appropriate and

consistent application of Kaiser Permanente brand identity standards.

Responsibilities

Consults with clients and often leads planning committees to identify

key issues, establish strategic direction, facilitate problem-solving

and get decisions made. Exercises considerable independent judgment in

allocating time and budget resources to achieve meeting outcomes.

Develops overall work plan including timeline and budget, tracks and

reports progress, evaluates results for client to ensure that meeting

solutions are appropriate for the targeted audience, meet client's

financial and strategic objectives, and are consistent with department

guidelines. Assist client by researching and recommending meeting

themes, sites and special event activities that support their

objectives; oversees all logistics planning and execution. Independently

negotiates contracts with vendors or sponsors on behalf of clients to

obtain the best value and reduce risk to Kaiser Permanente. Oversees

meeting and event expenditures to stay within or below budget.

Coordinates recharges and post meeting reporting of final budget and

cost savings/cost avoidance. Oversees the content development of on-line

registration website, invitations, speaker presentations and all other

collateral ensuring that materials are professional and appropriately

reflect brand standards. Independently negotiates and arranges audio

visual technical support, production and staging for meetings and

events. Updates/maintains and develops department databases. Leads

efforts to improve departmental processes, with particular attention to

project management. Models best practices for efficiency, timeliness and

accuracy.

Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility

(Kaiser Permanente's Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and

confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the

organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting

non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws

and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if

Required Qualification

Minimum 5 years of related experience in the meeting industry as a

planner or supplier of meeting services. Must demonstrate mastery of

complex, multi-faceted projects and ability to work well in a team

environment. Skilled in contract negotiations with knowledge of current

legal principles and practices associated with contract negotiation.

Highly skilled in developing and tracking meeting budgets. Thorough

familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Filemaker Pro, PowerPoint and

other typical office software applications preferred. Superior verbal,

written and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated involvement in industry

associations and continuous professional development. On-site management

of meetings is part of the job and sometimes requires evening and

weekend work and travel.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing or Hotel Management

preferred, or equivalent experience. CMP designation preferred.

Please submit your applications (resumes) and any questions to the

following email address: Christine.L.Vallero@kp.org.

23. Director of Sponsorship and Sales; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Chicago, IL

Our Chicago office has an exciting opportunity available for a Director

Sponsorship and Sales in our Convention and Trade Show Services Unit. In

this high-level position, you be responsible for the overall success in

achieving designated exhibit and sponsorship sales revenues, as well as

act as an ambassador to future and existing clients and industry

organizations.

Demonstrated Experience:

– Directs and leads sales initiatives/department throughout company for

Chicago, Washington DC and other offices

– Develop, implement and deliver comprehensive sales strategies to

clients

– Ability to effectively lead and motivate sales team to achieve goals

and grow clients

– Identify and develop new client business

– Oversee internal promotional products sales efforts

– Develop and grow a robust sales culture within SmithBucklin

– Proven success in generating results, mainly through others

– Ability to multi-task across a wide number and variety of clients,

focused mainly in the non-profit sector

– Success in designing repeatable systems that generate effective

results across multiple clients

– Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals

accordingly

– Develop and maintain consultative sales relationships will key clients

and buying influences within the account, including multiple levels

within the client organization (President, Board of Directors, etc)

– Solid process orientation, demonstrated resource management and

allocation experience

Qualifications:

– 10+ years successful exhibit and/or sponsorship sales experience

– 5+ years successful sales management experience in exhibits and/or

sponsorship

– Experience in coaching and training sales staffs and conducting

performance evaluations

– Previous success in developing and implementing strategic sales plans

– Working knowledge of pharmaceutical sponsorship rules and regulations

and foundation fundraising a plus

– College degree or equivalent experience

– Ability to travel required

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

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

Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Assistance. To learn more about

SmithBucklin Corporation, visit www.smithbucklin.com.

Please note! To be considered for this opening:

– Salary requirements must be included

– Attach resume as either a MS Word doc or pdf

– Submit resumes either via recruiting website or e-mail

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

Human Resources

SmithBucklin Corporation

401 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2100

Chicago, IL 60611

E-Mail: ChicagoHR@smithbucklin.com

24. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a premier

international education association in the field of institutional

advancement is recruiting for an Educational Programs Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a high level of diplomacy and

independence as the sole project manager, managing the curriculum

design, implementation and execution of a portfolio of programs

consisting of an average of 15 educational programs in the areas of fund

raising, communications, alumni relations, advancement services and

advancement management at educational institutions. This candidate will

excel in relationship management as he or she identifies, recruits,

supervises, directs and provides stewardship to 100+ faculty and

volunteers throughout the year. This candidate will initiate and direct

all on-site hotel activity as the primary CASE representative and manage

the design and production of all on-site conference materials.

Visit www.case.org, Career Center, Jobs with CASE for a complete job

description.

Skills and Abilities:

Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to manage

multiple projects simultaneously; outstanding interpersonal,

communications & problem solving skills for interacting with various

levels of constituencies, internally and externally from the

organization. Possesses an aptitude for working with and managing

significant budgets while being extremely attentive to the details of

program management. Must be capable of traveling independently while

representing CASE at programs throughout the country.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree; five years of advancement-related experience

required, with event planning experience desirable.

To apply email Konetschni@case.org

Please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume.

25. Request for Proposal; Wood Products Council; California

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6480

26. Meeting Planner/Conference Center; NCCI Holdings, Inc.; BOCA RATON,

FL

At NCCI Holdings, Inc., we realize our greatest asset is our team of

more than 900 professionals working together every day to make our

company the leading provider of workers compensation insurance data and

research information. Read on to learn about the requirements for this

opening.

Job Purpose:

This high-profile position provides meeting and event support company

wide. Meeting planner is responsible for all aspects of planning,

coordinating, communicating and executing meetings and events for NCCI.

Position requires 25%-50% travel which may include overnight stays.

Major Duties:

Responsible for all aspects of planning, coordinating and executing all

activities related to business meetings, conferences, trade shows and

special events. This includes hotel selection, budget preparation,

contract negotiations, selection of food/beverage and audio visual

equipment.

Select, evaluate and negotiate vendors for both on-site and off-site

events with the objective of a successful event as well as maximizing

return on investment.

Keep current on trends and changes within the industry to improve

effectiveness as a planner and the overall success of corporate events.

Customer Delight: Responsible for cultivating and maintaining a

high-value relationship with internal/external customers and vendors at

all times.

Required Education, Experience & Skills:

Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of three years experience in meeting

planning in either a corporate setting or hotel/catering atmosphere.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks

and priorities under tight deadlines and budgets. Great customer

service/communication skills, detail oriented and a self starter.

Position requires 25%-50% travel which may include overnight stays.

Preferred Education, Experience & Skills:

CMP (Certified Meeting Professional), CMM (Certified Meeting Manager),

or

CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer) preferred

As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a

business casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art

resources, advanced technologies, and a superior benefits package.

We require a drug screen and background check.

EEO/Smoke Free environment

To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link

into your browser address bar:

http://ncci.contacthr.com/9442277

or submit your resume and salary requirements through our homepage at

http://careers.hodes.com/ncci/apply_online_1.asp?jobid=1054144

27. Event Producer; Jack Morton Worldwide; Norwalk, CT

The Norwalk office is currently seeking an Event Producer. The person in

this role is responsible for working with other members of the team to

flawlessly deliver solutions that drive client results and meet Jack

Morton financial requirements. This role includes project management,

facilitation of large conference web registration, internal and external

client interface and presentation, managing budgets/reconciliations and

excellent quality control and conflict resolution.

Required Qualification

– 4-6 years of related experience

– Strong ability to think analytically and basic technical knowledge

– Proven project management skills

o Client and budget management, Statements of Work, timelines and

workflow charts

o Proven experience assessing client needs and preparing project plans

– Web services experience

o Strong understanding of online registration tools including conference

management software – eCommerce, Social Networking, Content, Housing,

Exhibitor, etc.

o Database (user logic)

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including

experience presenting

o Strong experience working directly with high level clients

o Experience brainstorming creative solutions

Please apply online at www.jackmorton.com.

28. Event Planner; Genworth Financial; Raleigh, NC

This role will manage events, meetings and marketing campaigns for the

Genworth Mortgage Insurance business and assist on other Genworth events

as needed. The qualified candidate will coordinate the annual national

sales meeting and regional meetings.

Responsibilities including but not limited to:

. Organize and execute logistics of Genworth Mortgage Insurance

signature industry and internal meetings and events.

. Manage all contractual and logistic work associated with planning and

executing meetings and events for primary client.

.Manage event vendor relationships.

.Coordinate, track, and follow-up on attendee rosters for events.

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

productivity, promotional response.

. Manage multiple projects and tight deadlines, demonstrating

flexibility in a fast paced environment.

. Work on various event, marketing and communications projects as needed

to meet business needs

. Organize and deliver projects on time and on budget

Basic Qualifications Required:

. 2 or more years event planning, meeting management experience.

. 2 or more years marketing or communications experience in the

financial industry with proven success.

. 2 or more years of experience with computers and Microsoft Office

programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Preferred Candidate Qualifications:

. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

. Sound project management experience.. High level of initiative and

self-motivation.

. Team player with positive, can-do attitude.

. Influence management skills – ability to work effectively with all

levels of sales organization and across functions.

. Experience working with a sales force is a plus.

Education

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

Please visit our website at www.genworth.com, search for requisition

number HQ71596 and apply online.

29. Hoteling Services Floor Representative; KPMG; New York, NY

At KPMG LLP, you can count yourself among some of the best and the

brightest. We're proud of our talented people. And proud, too, of how we

nurture that talent along the way. We are currently seeking a Hoteling

Services Floor Representative to join us in our New York City office.

Responsibilities:

* Track reservations within our hoteling software

* Set-up work spaces and meeting rooms

* Assist with telephone and technical set-up

* Maintain hotel and office supplies

* Print and install name plates

* Clean, clear, and replenish hotel offices and conference/meeting rooms

at the end of the reservation

* Set-up and break down A/V equipment, easels, flip charts, etc.

* Monitor meeting end times in conference/meeting rooms

* Assist with clerical tasks such as faxing, copying, and duplicating

* Assist co-workers on other floors as needed

* Accept files being returned to records center

* Provide high customer service and interact effectively with various

staff levels including executives

* Provide back-up coverage for receptionist/switchboard operators

Qualifications:

* Basic computer knowledge

* Ability to operate and troubleshoot printers, copiers, and

multi-function devices

* Ability lift up to 20 pounds

* Excellent customer service skills with demonstrated prior experience

* Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills

* Ability to work both as a team member and independently

* Willing to work overtime as needed

KPMG offers and supports flexible work arrangements as well as part-time

schedules. We also offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits

package.

Interested? We strongly encourage you to apply online at

www.kpmgcareers.com and search for requisition 16241 or click the job

link below.

KPMG. A great place to build your career.

No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

? 2007 KPMG LLP, a U.S. limited liability partnership and a member firm

of the KPMG network of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG

International, a Swiss cooperative. All rights reserved.

If interested, please apply online at

http://track.jobviper.com/ViewJob.asp?id=423905-1512-898

30. administrative assistant; Fogarty Knapp & Associates, Inc; Westport,

CT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=2686086

31. Marketing Manager #123362; The McIntyre Group; Tolland, CT

Summary:

Responsible for the development and execution of a Marketing Plan for

the Americas that is aligned with overall corporate strategy and

objectives.

Responsibilities:

Develop and manage direction and implementation of integrated marketing

and communications strategic plans, messaging and initiatives for the

Americas region, including:

Messaging for Americas and its products

Public relations (including press and analyst events)

Advertising strategy and placement (print, web, direct mail)

Shows and events (including customer events and community events)

Sales tools and collateral (including video, print, multimedia)

Work closely with Global Marketing Manager, product management group, as

well as with sales for timely execution of plan

Provide input to, oversee and manage Americas marketing communications

budgets

Work with vendors to manage collateral development

Plan and lead product launches and promotional campaigns including

execution and tracking

Lead or assist in other departmental needs or special marketing projects

as designated

Manage marketing specialist, marketing events and campaigns manager and

dotted line responsibility for marketing communications project manager

(collateral development)

Requirements:

Minimum of four-year college degree with MBA preferred

7-10 years of B-to-B marketing experience required within a technology

or services industry

Experience or background in software marketing (CAD), or product

lifecycle management strongly preferred

Excellent writing skills with proven experience placing articles and

developing promotional copy

Need progressive, proactive, positive, action-oriented mindset.

Collaborative approach, with excellent written and verbal communication

skills

Also requires strong organization and planning skills and experience

managing direct reports and external vendors

Ability to initiate, drive and collaborate within and among departments

in an evolving and dynamic industry and department

sjc@themcintyregroup.com

32. Event Sales Director; Echo Mountain; Evergreen, CO

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3038067

33. Catering Sales Director; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC

Haute on the Hill is seeking a talented and experienced Catering Sales

Director. Haute on the Hill is an award winning caterer (ISES Best

Cuisine) that is the preferred caterer at the U.S. House of

Representatives and the exclusive caterer at the Pentagon. Haute on the

Hill performs over 5,000 events annually with the majority of sales

coming from internal sources like member and military offices. We are

currently looking for an individual with a proven track record of

significant leadership in the catering/food services industry to manage

the Sales departments. Individual should have experience in working in

senior management and excel in formulating & implementing innovative

event management strategies.

Manage the day to day operations of the House and Pentagon sales

department, which produces up to 100 events a day generating over $10

million dollars in sales. This encompasses management of 6-7 full time

Event Designers whose majority of sales comes from internal sources like

member and military offices.

Manage budget for all events and work with staff on reviewing monthly

financial reports, revenue goals and reconciling any discrepancies.

Work with parent company to develop innovative marketing strategies for

sales development and prospecting, utilizing contacts from over 5,000

annual on-site events.

Ensure that each event's production is in keeping with Haute's strategic

direction.

Collaboration with internal departments and parent company, monitoring

and troubleshooting on issues.

Provide oversight and strategic direction on key events, maintaining

budget oversight, menu planning, event logistics and analysis of all

aspects of the event proposal.

Remain current on Congressional and military developments, and help to

identify potential opportunities and threats.

Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and at least 5-7 years of

related experience and a proven track record of managing staff.

Experience in budget development and management, as well as experience

and expertise in maximizing existing client and host relationships.

Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to handle

multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Candidates

must also have excellent writing skills, computer proficiency, and

strong verbal communication skills.

Contact: Eric Conroy

Fax: 202-225-5575

jobs@hauteonthehill.com

http://www.hauteonthehill.com

34. Event Designer; Haute on the Hill; Washington, DC

Haute on the Hill by Ridgewells is seeking a Event Designer for its

catering operations at the U.S. House of Representatives. In this

exciting role, you will work closely with Congressional Offices to plan

and coordinate special events at the U.S. House of Representatives and

U.S. Capitol. This will involve constructing and presenting proposals

that fit both their interest and budget and using creativity to develop

event design concepts that are unique and specific to client's needs.

The ideal candidate must have a strong food and catering knowledge, work

well under pressure and be outgoing, organized, responsive, and an

outstanding relationship builder.

Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Food Service

Management, Business Administration, or other related field, plus a

minimum of 2 years food service experience, ideally in a catering

environment.

Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Food Service

Management, Business Administration, or other related field, plus a

minimum of 2 years event planning experience, ideally in a catering

environment. To apply, please forward your resume to

jobs@hauteonthehill.com or fax to (202) 225-5575.

35. Associate Director of Development; The Children's Aid Society; New

York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3029397

36. Director of Event Logistics; CauseForce, Inc.; Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3028583

37. Audio Visual Attendant; Stamford Marriott; Stamford, CT

The Stamford Marriott Hotel and Spa, where the City Meets the Country,

seeks a responsible, energetic and customer oriented individual to join

our Audio Visual Team. At the Stamford Marriott, we pride ourselves on

creating personalized guest experiences for our customers through our

professional team of empowered and highly motivated hospitality

professionals. Our team embraces a unique culture based on personal

growth and career development.

Position Description:

* Set up and maintain the audio visual equipment for in-house meetings.

* Maintain all audio visual equipment and ensure proper working

condition.

* Be available to customers, ensure all equipment functions smoothly

throughout the duration of the meeting.

* Accommodate last minute requests and make sure all needed equipment is

available.

* Ability to work without close supervision and supervisory feedback.

Job Requirements:

* Must have a comprehensive knowledge of current audio visual equipment,

video conferencing, sound systems, computer interfacing and patch

panels.

* Must have 1 – 2 years of audio visual experience in a hotel

environment.

* Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English.

* Customer service orientation, dependable, responsible and work well

under pressure.

*Willingness to work a flexible and changeable schedule that will

include weekends and holidays.

Contact: Rita Courville

rcourville@stamfordmarriott.com

38. Principal/Partner – Women's Institute; Crosley+Company; Atlanta, GA

The Women's Institute position is a unique opportunity to join a highly

successful organization and, based on solid performance, earn the right

to become an equity partner. This role was created out of a need Ms.

Crosley identified within the accounting industry for leadership

consulting offerings designed for women. Out of the estimated 350,000

CPAs in the United States, almost 1/3 are women.and only 10% to 20% of

the total partners in public firms are women. Crosley+Company

recognizes this market need, and is building a related set of offerings

geared to a female audience. The leader of the Women's Institute will

take responsibility for launching this set of new offerings for women

CPAs to enhance the current offerings and grow the entire set of product

and service offerings

Utilizing existing Crosley+Company consulting services and workshops as

a platform, this key role will create and market presentations,

workshops, conferences, assessments, Women's Program design and

implementation, and networking events tailored to the needs of women

CPAs. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in sales

with the added benefit of training and/or consulting experience. She

will have an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as ventures.if not on her

own, then as part of a team in a start-up or small environment which

launched or grew a company or new offerings. She must be a dynamic

self-starter and creative leader who enjoys minimal structure and the

opportunity to grow an important part of the company.

Contact: Elizabeth Denney

Phone: 770.667.0212 Ext. 224

Fax: 770.620.0810

edenney@smithjames.com

http://www.smithjames.com

39. Internal Communications & Event Specialist; Associated Bank; Green

Bay, WI

Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated Banc-Corp is a diversified

multibank holding company with more than $20 billion in total assets. We

have more than 300 Associated Bank locations across Wisconsin, Illinois,

and Minnesota focused on being the preferred provider of financial

services for the businesses and individuals in the communities we serve.

We value the diversity of our associates and recognize the strategic

advantage that different backgrounds and perspectives bring to the

achievement of our vision.

Bring your talent and ambition to one of the best financial institutions

in the Midwest. At Associated, more than 5,500 employees act as one

team, with shared objectives, dedicated to achieving outstanding

results. If you're looking to make a difference, it's time to get

associated with us.

This dynamic position is responsible for the development and

implementation of various corporate communication projects, publications

and events. Will work closely with management and other key stakeholders

within the company to develop both internal communications and events

that meet the corporation's objectives.

We require a Bachelor degree in journalism, marketing, public relations

or communications with 7+ years in corporate communications, journalism

or public relations with strong writing experience. Event planning

experience strongly preferred. Masters degree in related field is a

plus. We would prefer 10+ years in corporate communications, journalism

or public relations. Specific experience with corporate communications

is preferred. Background in multi-media communications including print,

online, video and event management is helpful. Financial services

experience a plus.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free

workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

http://associatedbank.com

40. Catering Sales Associate; Main Street Fine Catering; Princeton, NJ

Social and corporate catering . The ideal candidate would have previous

off premise catering experience, menu planning and good attention to

detail. Customer service and computer experience is required.

Sales staff creates custom menus for the events, enters orders through

our event and planning system and follows all the way through to the

event execution level.

Salary would be based on past experience and value to the company's

growth.

Main Street maintains a very loyal social and corporate client base from

it's past 20+ years in business.

We were voted top NJ caterer by TheKnot brides for 2007 and are looking

for a candidate who has passion for the business and would like to join

a team of catering professionals.

Contact: Teri Lands

Phone: 609-786-1006

Fax: 609-921-7067

teri.lands@mainstreetprinceton.com

http://www.mainstreetcatering.com/about/about.htm

41. Marketing Manager; Hudson Entertainment; Redwood City, CA

Hudson Entertainment is back and in full force! Hudson is now a full

fledged publisher in the US market, and we are looking for an

experienced marketing manager to help us launch new games on multiple

consoles! Here's a great opportunity for someone to lead a marketing

team and help define the future of the company. Must be a go getter, and

a creative thinker.

Functions include:

Putting together marketing programs for our games business, which would

include advertising, promotions and PR.

Create marketing assets and brand strategy for each of our products.

Lead market research activities.

Work with our PR group to establish a greater presence among the media.

Oversee trade show events.

Managing a support team in marketing.

BA/BS Degree in related field, advanced degree preferred. +5 years

experience in marketing, with at least 1 year of experience in the video

game industry. Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well

as ability to present and explain technical and business information in

a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains

understanding. Must know suite of work applications (Excel, Word,

PowerPoint, etc.). Ideally have basic graphics design skills utilizing

Adobe PhotoshopT, and Adobe IllustratorT. Ability to multitask and

manage small to large projects in a cross-functional environment. Trade

show experience is a plus. Interest in games a must! Local candidates

will be given priority consideration.

lee@hudsonent.com

42. Intern; Silverman Media & Marketing Group; Woodbury, NY

Looking to get your foot in the door at Long Islands #1 Public

Relations, Integrated Marketing, Special Events Creation & Production,

Celebrity Representation & Charitable Foundation agency? Our unique,

hands- on Internship Program will allow you to be an integral part of

all these services, mostly in the areas of sports, entertainment,

non-profits, new product introductions, youth programs, books/authors

and event planning.

Schedule is preferably Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 5PM, with expenses being

reimbursed- – but we are flexible about days and hours. Ideally, you

are a recent college grad with a degree in communications, PR,

Journalism and/or marketing with little or no agency internship

background who is seeking experience, knowledge, benefits to your resume

and a chance to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and creativity. Or

you might be a career- changer with the same goals and objectives.

Internship is for a minimum of 12-16 weeks, and generally leads to an

immediate full-time position either with us or a within the industry of

your choosing. Our past interns, in addition to working full-time with

us, are employed by sports leagues, sports teams, publishers, other PR

agencies, sports marketing companies, non-profit organizations… and

are even successful touring performing artists.

You determine how much responsibility you will have by actions,

attitude, writing skills, creativity and personal drive.

To apply, please send a brief cover note and your resume PASTED to an

e-mail, NOT AS AN ATTACHMENT, asap to SMMGSPORTS@AOL.COM. Include the

word INTERNSHIP in the Subject Box. Are you ready for us? We're ready

for you!

43. Events Director; Out & Equal Workplace Advocates; San Francisco, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3007924

44. Director of Member Services; National Turkey Federation; Washington,

DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2712125&keywords=&ref=1

45. Associate Manager – Fundraising and Special Events; American

Diabetes Association; West Palm Beach, FL

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2710627&keywords=&ref=1

46. Events Administrator, DC Bar; District of Columbia Bar; Washington,

DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2709148&keywords=&ref=1

47. Senior Meeting Planner; American Psychiatric Association (APA);

Arlington, VA

American Psychiatric Association (APA) is the world's largest

psychiatric organization, with its 37,000 U.S. and international member

physicians and over 250 employees. Its vision is a society that has

available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. APA

has excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 401k, flexible

spending accounts, and tuition assistance.

The APA seeks a Senior Meeting Planner.

The Senior Meeting Planner is responsible for managing and coordinating

all logistical arrangements as assigned for the Annual Meeting (AM),

Institute on Psychiatric Services (IPS), and various “pop-up” meetings.

Work with APA staff, outside service vendors, convention center, hotel

representatives, Exhibits Manager, and audiovisual representative to

ensure efficient administrative coordination and logistical support for

the Annual Meeting, IPS, Advocacy Day, and pop-up meetings. Negotiate

and contract the best rate possible with service vendors for AM, IPS.

Negotiate hotel contracts for pop-up meetings. Travel on site and serve

as logistic liaison between convention center, hotel facilities, service

vendors, and APA staff. Assist Director with general meeting

administrative duties as assigned and willing to accept other duties

deemed necessary by the Director.

Requirements

College degree preferred in the hospitality industry with five years

experience or seven years equivalent meetings experience. CMP

(certification in meeting planning) preferred; experience with hotel and

service vendor contract negotiation. Two years supervisory experience is

required. This position requires high organizational skills. The

individual must be able to work effectively under pressure and possess

the capability to establish priorities and manage multiple tasks

simultaneously. The individual should have strong oral and written

communication skills along with a high level of interpersonal skills in

order to interact effectively with staff, members and suppliers. This

position requires a strong knowledge of computer software (MS Word,

Excel, and Outlook). Knowledge of TIMMS system preferred.

If you are detailed oriented, possess exceptional organizational skills,

enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, this may be the job you are

looking for to further your career. Please provide salary requirements

and send resume to HRAPPS@psych.org include title in subject line of

email. To see full job description, please go to www.psych.org

48. Project Coordinator; National Volunteer Fire Council; Washington, DC

The NVFC seeks a motivated Health & Safety Project Coordinator.

Responsibilities include resource development and implementation,

coordination and content development for web site and newsletters, trade

show/conference planning and execution, marketing, special projects, and

other duties as assigned. Qualified applicant must be able to adjust to

changing priorities, possess excellent problem solving skills, and

function well as a team member. Ideal candidate will also have ability

to multitask, and show strong initiative with excellent attention to

detail.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree; two to four years related experience and/or training;

or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Interest

in health and safety issues a plus.

The NVFC provides an excellent benefits package, a great work

atmosphere, and room for personal growth and learning. Send cover letter

and resume to: National Volunteer Fire Council, Attn: Sarah Lee, 1050

17th Street, NW, Suite 490, Washington, DC 20036, Fax 202-887-5291 or

slee@nvfc.org. Currently located in Washington, DC, the NVFC office will

move to Greenbelt, Maryland prior to year end.

49. Meetings & Member Services Coordinator; State Capital Global Law

Firm Group; Washington, DC

International law firm membership association is seeking a full-time

Meetings and Member Services Coordinator responsible for planning and

administration of membership meetings and other conferences. Position

also responsible for desktop publishing and printing newsletters,

directories, marketing brochures and other collateral materials. Other

responsibilities include responding to member inquiries, maintaining

website and databases, coordinating vendors and database consultants,

and general office support for CEO and Executive Director.

Ideal candidate will be an organized and efficient self-starter with a

bachelors degree, some event planning experience, strong writing,

editing and communication skills and the ability to work independently.

Strong computer skills are vital — Microsoft Office Applications (Word,

Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), proficiency or ability to learn

Adobe applications (PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat) (or

other desktop publishing software); proficiency or ability to learn

Dreamweaver/Microsoft FrontPage (or other web editing software). Some

travel required.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Jocelyn Dyer,

Executive Director at jdyer@statecapitallaw.org.

50. Vice President, Administration and Operations; Visiting Nurse

Associations of America; Washington, DC

Visiting Nurse Associations of America (www.vnaa.org) is seeking a Vice

President, Administration and Operations for this $4 million budget, 20

staff, 520 member organization relocating to Washington D.C. Seek

individual to develop revenue producing contracts and opportunities for

the organization and its member agencies; develop new business

opportunities/programs for member agencies; services as liaison to the

CHAMP program; and oversee all member benefit functions including group

purchasing, grant funded programs, educational programs and products,

and the annual meeting.

Requirements Need a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred); 5-10 years

experience as a senior executive in a home healthcare or related

organization; and excellent strategic partnering skills.

Search by Association Strategies Inc., 1111 North Fairfax Street,

Alexandria, VA 22314.

Email: jim@assnstrategies.com

51. Events Coordinator; George Mason University; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24754606&jobSummaryIndex=25&agentID=

52. Marketing Communications Associate; Cvent, Inc.; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24747271&jobSummaryIndex=65&agentID=

53. Membership Manager and Registrar; American Academy of Child &

Adolescent Psychiatry; Washington, DC

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) seeks a

Membership Manager/Registrar to oversee all functions of the Membership

department and to develop and manage our meeting registration process.

The mission of the AACAP is to promote mentally healthy children,

adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy,

prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and

collaboration.

Specific duties include: overseeing the membership application and dues

processes, recruiting and retaining members, and supervising two

membership positions. This position is also responsible for designing,

implementing and managing the registration system to ensure that members

are registered in an efficient and timely manner.

Other duties include: managing on-site registration during our Annual

Meeting, ensuring the accuracy of the membership database, working

closely with other AACAP departments on incorporating special groups

into the process, coordinating and producing meeting confirmations,

badges, and tickets, and providing reports for other departments as

needed.

The Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership based organization,

composed of over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other

interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate,

diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving

direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing

the health care needs of children and their families.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a collegial

work environment. Our office is located in Upper Northwest DC, in the

Glover Park/Cathedral area. We are conveniently located between the

Tenleytown and Cleveland Park Metro stations, and on all major bus

routes.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years association

membership experience with at least 1 year of supervisory experience.

This individual must be highly organized and capable of handling

multiple projects simultaneously; demonstrate excellent interpersonal,

communication, and writing skills; and be customer-service oriented.

The candidate should also be proficient in Microsoft Windows software;

have membership database (preferably with iMIS) and reporting (Crystal

Reports) experience. This position requires travel to our Annual Meeting

(2008 in Chicago and 2009 in Hawaii).

Please submit your resume with salary requirements to jobs@aacap.org.

Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. Please visit

our website at www.aacap.org to learn more about the Academy.

54. Meetings and Exhibits Manager; American Academy of Child &

Adolescent Psychiatry; Washington, DC

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) seeks an

experienced Meetings and Exhibits Manager to manage all aspects of our

Annual Meeting and several regional component meetings.

The mission of the AACAP is to promote mentally healthy children,

adolescents and families through research, training, advocacy,

prevention, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment, peer support and

collaboration.

Duties: The Meetings and Exhibits Manager must be able to handle rapidly

changing priorities; produce and sell a quality experience for

attendees; coordinate with program staff and speakers; edit and produce

conference publications, including the registration magazine and program

brochure; prepare meeting materials; coordinate hotel functions

(audio-visual, food and beverage, banquet event orders, room blocks,

set-up, etc.); and provide on-site management of the conference. Must be

willing to travel for one week each October for the Annual Meeting–2008

in Chicago and 2009 in Hawaii.

Requirements: Bachelors degree and minimum of five years meetings

management experience, preferably with a medical association. CMP

certification a plus.

This individual must be highly organized and capable of handling

multiple projects simultaneously; demonstrate excellent interpersonal,

communication, and writing skills; be customer-service oriented and

proficient in Microsoft Windows software.

The Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership based organization,

composed of over 8,000 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other

interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate,

diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving

direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing

the health care needs of children and their families.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a collegial

work environment. Our office is located in Upper Northwest DC, in the

Glover Park/Cathedral area. We are conveniently located between the

Tenleytown and Cleveland Park Metro stations, and on all major bus

routes.

Please submit your resume with salary requirements to jobs@aacap.org.

Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. Please visit

our website at www.aacap.org to learn more about the Academy.

55. Director of Conference Services; Trinity University; Washington, DC

Trinity (Washington) University seeks applications for the position of

Director of Conference Services. Reporting to the Director of

Facilities, this position manages and develops conference reservations

and business that maximizes the usage of Trinity's conference

facilities. The Director interacts with internal and external

representatives requiring on-campus locations for conferences, meetings

and other non-classroom events. Additional responsibilities include, but

are not limited to; coordinating support services needed to assist with

all conferences and campus events, managing the movement and set-up of

AV equipment, as needed, for groups or meetings, maintaining ongoing

business partners, developing new business relationships and directing

the timely distribution of the Daily Calendar of Events.

A Bachelor's degree in a related field and 3 years experience at a

director or assistant director level are required. The successful

candidate will be highly organized and will be able to demonstrate the

ability to market and promote conference facilities, negotiate with

outside agencies on terms and conditions of contracts, and relate and

work with a highly diverse campus community and clientele.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, current

resume, and the contact information for three professional references.

Trinity (Washington) University

Conference Services Search

Carole King

Office of Human Resources

125 Michigan Avenue, NE

Washington, DC 20017

or send all requirements by email to humanresources@trinitydc.edu

or fax to (202) 884-9123

Review of applications will continue until an appointment is made.

Trinity (Washington) University is deeply committed to recruiting,

selecting, promoting, and retaining women, persons of color, and persons

with disabilities. We strongly value diversity in the university

community and seek to assure equality in education and employment.

56. Conference Manager; ESN; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24762321&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

57. Conference Assistant; ESN; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24762321&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

58. Assistant General Manager; The Washington Plaza Hotel; Washington,

DC

The Washington Plaza Hotel, a 340 room hotel located at 10 Thomas

Circle, has an excellent opportunity for a qualified Assistant General

Manager. The Assistant General Manager will be responsible for

overseeing the daily operations of the Hotel. The successful candidate

will have a strong Rooms Division Operations background and customer

service skills. A Hotel/Hospitality or Business Mgmt degree is

preferred. Please FAX resumes with salary history to: HR @ 202/342-1054

or email to lkurowski@rbpropertiesinc.com. EOE-M/F/H/V

59. Sales Manager; Embassy Suites Dulles Airport; Herndon, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24761191&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

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