Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 10 December 2007

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 10 December 2007

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

relationship building newsletter network for all who work in the

hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Conference Registration Coordinator / Client Board Liaison (Users'

Group Specialist); Datatel, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

2. Meetings & Hotel Contract Specialist; National Association of Home

Builders; Washington, DC

3. Assistant Director of Meetings; The Council of Insurance Agents &

Brokers; Washington, DC

4. Events Manager; The Coulter Companies; McLean, VA

5. Meeting Assistant; American Dental Association; Chicago, IL

6. Account Manager – Operations; Destination Concepts; Los Angeles, CA

7. Sponsorship Sales; K-Squared; San Francisco, CA

8. Program Manager; Barton G; Miami, FL

9. Executive Director; Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Gulfport, MS

10. Director, Meetings Management; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago,

IL

11. Project Coordinator; Maison de la France/ French Government Tourist

Office; New York, NY

12. Manager of Special Event and Productions; University of St. Thomas;

St. Paul, MN

13. Sales Manager; Blue Chip Casino Hotel; Michigan City, IN

14. Manager of Sales Meeting Planning; Shire Pharmaceuticals; Wayne, PA

15. Tradeshow Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

16. In-side Sales / Account Executive Position; MPIRE Mgmt Group

(Association/Event Mgmt Co.); Irving, TX

17. President; TwinWest Chamber of Commerce; Plymouth, MN

18. Sales Manager; Joie de Vivre Hospitality; Long Beach, CA

19. Program Manager, Scientific Events & Medical Education; Kendle

International; Mexico City, FDM, Mexico

20. Director, Exhibits & Sponsorships; American Trucking Associations;

Washington, DC

21. Sr. Administrator PELS; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

22. Manager, Events & Meetings Planning; Confidential; Washington, DC

23. Membership Services and Registration Coordinator; Society of

Competitive Intelligence Professionals; Alexandria, VA

24. Director of Scientific Meetings and Conferences; Federation of

American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB); Bethesda, MD

25. Tradeshow/Meeting Planner; Cvent; McLean, VA

26. Inside Sales, Account Executive; Cvent; McLean, VA

27. Direct Sales, Senior Account Executive; Cvent; McLean, VA

28. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Dixon Group; Washington,

DC

29. Meeting Coordinator/ Logistics Planner; NACUBO; Washington, DC

30. Conference/Admin Assistant; Hachero Hill Inc.; Reston, VA

31. Sales representatives; Choice Hotels International; Minot, ND

32. Director, Co-Op Mkting & DCM; Choice Hotels International; Phoenix,

AZ

33. Director Of Food And Beverage; Sheraton Reston; Herndon, VA

34. Convention Sales Manager; Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Las Cruces, NM

35. President/CEO; Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau; Arlington,

TX

36. Regional Convention Sales Managers; New Orleans Metropolitan

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Regional, home-based

37. Tourism Sales Manager; Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors

Association; Baltimore, MD

38. Manager, Events and Conferences; British Columbia Institute of

Technology; Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

39. Director of Meetings and Conferences; American Mathematical Society;

Providence, RI

40. Conference Manager; International Association of Fire Chiefs;

Fairfax, VA

41. Manager, Registration and Housing; The American Heart Association;

Dallas, TX

42. National Account Manager, hotel category; USA TODAY; McLean, VA

43. Travel Program Account Manager; Catalyst Performance Group;

Appleton, WI

44. Tradeshow Logistics Director; Jobing.com; Dallas, TX

45. Internal Communications & Events Manager; Gaylord National Resort &

Convention Center; Washington, DC

46. ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS (CULINARY); The Art Institute of Jacksonville;

Jacksonville, FL

47. Director of Operations and Maintenance; Star Island Corporation;

Portsmouth, NH

48. Entry Level Event Representative (Temp); Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk,

CT

49. Senior Associate, Site Search and Contracting; KPMG LLP; Woodcliff

Lake, NJ

50. Event Program Supervisor; T-Mobile USA, Inc.; Frisco, TX

51. Sales and Publicity Assistant (2875BR); Yale University; New Haven,

CT

52. Conference Director; Institutional Investor; New York, NY

53. Registration Coordinator; American Composites Manufacturers

Association; Arlington, VA

54. Meetings and Communication Coordinator; Navista, Inc.; Washington,

DC

55. Coordinator, Registration; American Institute of Architects;

Washington, DC

56. Director of Hospitality; Hokuli'a; Kona, HI

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

58. Assistant Director for Reunion Giving; Georgetown University;

Washington, DC

59. Conference & Special Events Manager; Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.;

Washington, DC

60. Group Sales Mgr. -Hospitality/Entertainment; Woodside; Washington,

DC

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

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the world for events, meetings, business people, dignitaries,

celebrities, and valuable merchandise. Sexton Security is among the

most elite of their profession thanks to such unique and reliable

services as risk management consulting, security assessments, crisis

control, staff trainings, and personal protection provision.

Event planners are frequently tasked with handling all of the logistics

involved in an event and security cannot be left off of the checklist.

In today's world of unexpected shootings, terrorism, and extreme legal

liability for things even as minor as poor lighting, it is absolutely

necessary to think ahead and take precautions. Let Sexton Executive

Security help you provide a truly safe environment for your client at

your next event.

For more information:

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http://sextonsecurity.com

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

The HEPN offers a special feature: the Short Self-Pitch (SSP). If you

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

brief paragraph to

sonjahepn@comcast.net. One SSP will be included each week.

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

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

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

next newsletter!

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

1. Conference Registration Coordinator / Client Board Liaison (Users'

Group Specialist); Datatel, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t730=&max=25&t731=&t733=&t735=&site_id=518&jb=3478965

2. Meetings & Hotel Contract Specialist; National Association of Home

Builders; Washington, DC

Large trade association is seeking a candidate who will be able to

demonstrate practical skills in all aspects of conference planning,

hotel selection and contract negotiation in order to oversee all hotel

sourcing for busy education department. Experience in supervising

outside contractors, specifically hotels and convention bureaus.

Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects with competing

deadlines. Experience with web-based and windows-based applications and

have five years of applicable experience. Candidates should have a

college degree or equivalent years of education and experience in

meetings and conference management. Must have knowledge of the meetings

industry, including thorough understanding of event destinations,

hotels, meeting logistics and management. Excellent negotiation skills

in sourcing and contracting hotels. Exceptional problem solving skills,

ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and heavy

workload. Effective communication (written and verbal) skills to

maintain relationships and present a positive image. Exceptional

customer service skills and ability to effectively manage different

stakeholders' expectations. Excellent computer skills including advanced

MS Office and web-based applications. Must submit resume and cover

letter with salary requirements online at http://www.nahb.org/jobs.

3. Assistant Director of Meetings; The Council of Insurance Agents &

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.

To apply: 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.

4. Events Manager; The Coulter Companies; McLean, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t730=&max=25&t731=&t733=&t735=&site_id=518&jb=3452323

5. Meeting Assistant; American Dental Association; Chicago, IL

A focused mind coupled with strong teamwork can reap amazing results.

Just ask anyone at the American Dental Association. The commitment of

our people has made us one of only nine organizations to earn a rating

of Remarkable in the American Society of Association Executive's

(ASAE)/Center for Association Leadership study, Measures of Success.

It's a rating we're very proud of, and one we know will only improve

with you on our team. Because it's efforts like yours that make us

great.

This position's main responsibilities include, but are not limited to,

providing administrative and clerical support to the Meetings and

Housing Manager, Conference Services Manager, Manager Transportation

Services, and departmental support to assist with transient hotel

reservations in Chicago; performing meeting-related backup activities in

the conference center; providing support for events and special project

assignments as needed.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 5 years of

administrative/clerical level work experience; excellent written and

oral/telephone communications; proofreading; customer service; filing

and organizational skills; must be able to work independently, work well

under pressure and prioritize workload; attention to detail; basic level

Word and Excel; typing 35 wpm; previous experience drafting

correspondence, reports, and forms; some meeting-related experience and

association experience desirable.

We offer an excellent location, competitive salary and benefit plan.

Please send resume and salary requirements to: The American Dental

Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Dept. PR#6116, Chicago, IL 60611.

E-mail: jobs@ada.org. www.ada.org/goto/jobs. EOE

6. Account Manager – Operations; Destination Concepts; Los Angeles, CA

Destination Concepts, inc seeks to fill the position of Account Manager

- Operations Managerin our LOS ANGELES office. The Account Manager will

act as the principle representative and lead liaison for assigned sold

programs.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities include the coordination, management and operation of

programs. Candidate will manage budgets, communicate with clients, and

oversee several programs simultaneously. Additionally, the Account

Manager will participate in creative planning sessions and will be

responsible for research and development of new suppliers while ensuring

a positive partnership with existing vendors.

The ideal candidate will be an efficient multi-tasker, goal oriented

individual with the ability to provide clients with program needs and

requests while meeting deadlines. The Account Manager must thrive in a

fast-paced environment and possess strong organizational, written and

oral communication skills.

Must have experience working with corporate clients and operating

programs for groups ranging from 10-10,000 attendees. Proficiency in

Microsoft Office programs required. Knowledge of Access and CAD a plus.

Position requires flexible hours and travel throughout Southern

California.

Education

Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum of 2-5 years direct

Destination Management or hospitality industry experience.

Please send resume to:

Destination Concepts, inc.

4241 Jutland Drive, Suite 200

San Diego, CA 92117

E-mail: georganne@destinationconcepts.com

Visit our web site at www.destinationconcepts.com for more information

on our company

7. Sponsorship Sales; K-Squared; San Francisco, CA

Event Management Company seeking an experienced sponsorship sales

professional to work with multiple clients/events simultaneously

throughout the year. Ideal the candidate will have event sponsorship

sales and fulfillment experience. Hi-Tech sales experience a plus. Must

be a creative thinker and self starter who works out of their own

office. Proven sponsorship sales track record a must.

This is a commission based, per event, contract position.

Responsibilities include:

- Develop and execute sales sponsorship strategy for clients.

- Develop sales materials and create, sell and execute all sponsorship

opportunities.

- Be proactive in managing communication (internally and externally)

related to event sales.

- Coordinate the flow of information to company partners as needed from

a variety of clients and prospective sponsors. Ensure that critical and

time sensitive data receives priority attention.

- Establish systems to streamline data flow and develop a tracking

system to ensure timely fulfillment of all sponsorship benefits.

Requirements:

- Effective team player with exceptional organizational and

communication skills.

- Ideal candidate is a self-starter, confident, energetic, positive,

focused, dependable, proactive, independent, resourceful and creative,

and possesses a ¿can do¿ attitude.

- Ability to work well under timeframe pressure, handling multiple

projects at the same time and posting colleagues on progress regularly.

- Proficiency with Excel and Powerpoint.

Interested applicants should apply to Karen Daitch, Partner, K-Squared

at ked@k2events.com.

8. Program Manager; Barton G; Miami, FL

The Program Manager oversees the planning and delivery of a portfolio of

destination management events and will make strategic decisions that

effect and impact the program.

Responsibilities

Assist and support the development of the operations portion of Barton G

Destination Management. Coordinate process flow of information working

closely with sales to ensure seamless flow of communication and

information. Train, develop and enhance current operations team. Manage

the development, administration and execution of destination management

events. Plan, develop and execute all elements required for destination

management events to include evening functions, operational plan, ground

transportation, dining, activities, and meet and greet. Analyze

objectives and provide comprehensive evaluation for all events upon

their conclusion measuring ROI. Manage financial process and budgets for

all assigned events. Manage event budgets through strategic forecasting

and monitoring all expenditures. Fully accountable for all expenditures

relating to events assigned. Provide budget forecasts on an on-going

basis and submit a complete budget recap and analysis as conclusion of

each event. Train and develop sales to enhance/develop productivity and

skill set. Manage and communicate event priorities, expectations, and

objectives. Analyze and evaluate processes for continuous process

improvements.

Required Qualification

Minimum 5 years previous work experience in the destination management

industry. Advanced computer skills required.

Education

Highly developed organization skills, strong problem solving and

decision making skills, strong negotiation skills, strong leadership

skills, able to manage budgets, multi-task oriented, possess a

professional image and behavior, exceptional customer service skills,

ability to motivate groups and maintain high morale, ability to build

positive relationships with multi level contacts, strong verbal and

written communication skills, creativity, pro activity and follow up,

delegation and stress management.

Please send resume to mnowosatko@bartong.com

9. Executive Director; Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors

Bureau; Gulfport, MS

The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and

initiative; reporting to the Harrison County Tourism Commission, dba

Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Responsibilities

Responsible for work through a series of focused committees and

semi-monthly board meetings; managing an enthusiastic and talented staff

of approximately twenty; prioritizing a budget of approximately $5

million annually and working within a community focused on creating a

premiere travel destination.

Required Qualification

Requires a proven track record of : Booking conventions, meetings, and

trade shows at a large (300,000 square foot) convention center, booking

or stimulating significant leisure travel through group and FIT markets,

stimulating positive coverage of past destinations or products for which

candidate has worked, good personnel practices, staff motivation and

retention, handling millions of dollars in an appropriate and soundly

audited manner. Familiarity and good practices in working with local

governments, state legislators, county officials, federal

representatives and sister governmental agencies. Excellent experience

in working with marketing partners to develop outstanding cooperative

efforts, direct, hands on experience working with an advertising agency.

Experience in working within the market segment related to recreational

events, including sports tournaments, fishing, golf and other available

programming which will increase visitation to Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Experience in obtaining useful research, preparing market analysis and

development of an annual strategic plan against which there are

measurable goals to determine success of the Bureau's programs.

Experience in developing and maintaining an excellent technological

inventory of interactive products, computer hardware and software and

database management. All of these core competencies will be demonstrated

on a regular basis to the Harrison County Tourism Commission, its

constituencies and the general public, as the goal of making the

Mississippi Gulf Coast a top ranking, premiere destination.

Education

Four year college degree in one or more of the following fields:

Business, Management, Marketing, Travel, Hospitality or other

business/management related field or directly related experience equal

to or better than 10 years of progressive management experience within

the tourism industry.

Mail resume to: MGCCVB

Attn: Exec Dir Search

P.O. Box 6128

Gulfport, MS 39506

or

Fax resume to: (228) 896-6796

Contact: Sharon, telephone (228) 896-6699, ext 242 for any additional

information.

Application Deadline: No later than close of business, January 25, 2008.

EOE

10. Director, Meetings Management; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago,

IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6600\

11. Project Coordinator; Maison de la France/ French Government Tourist

Office; New York, NY

To promote France as a business travel destination in the US and serve

as a liaison between American clients and French suppliers.

Responsibilities

Assist the Manager Meeting and Incentive in :

-Promotion: Planning of different projects (road shows, sales calls,

special events, workshops)

Representing France at major industry trade shows (ITME, ICPA, MPI,

GWSAE)

-Public relations / Communication: Creating communication pieces to

develop and promote French suppliers on the US market (Internet

campaign, e-newsletters, web site, advertising, direct marketing)

-Consulting: Identifying the clients needs and making recommendations to

facilitate and develop international events.

-Management of client database

Required Qualification

At least 2 plus years experience in the meeting & incentive or hotel

industry. Must have some knowledge of French and France. Must be well

organized, detail and service oriented, well traveled and with strong

communication skills

Education

College graduate (preference in Tourism, Marketing, Communication or

business School)

Qualified candidates can submit resumes to

anouk.thiebaut@franceguide.com

12. Manager of Special Event and Productions; University of St. Thomas;

St. Paul, MN

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6597

13. Sales Manager; Blue Chip Casino Hotel; Michigan City, IN

Position Description

Will enhance relationships with key corporate business and travel

industry accounts.

Responsibilities

1. Promotes and maintains the highest level of customer service to all

guests, while staying alert to their needs.

2. Coordinates customer specifications with other departments and

responds to customer issues to ensure a quality experience.

3. Maintains and updates monthly and yearly goals, as assigned by the

Director.

4. Researches and prospects for new and repeat business.

5. Attends all Trade Shows and Sales Meetings.

6. Attends industry related outside meetings and functions.

7. Travel 25%.

8. Must be able to aggressively solicit new business through outside

sales calls.

9. Must be able to effectively set forth plans and actions and be held

accountable and achieve set goals.

10. Maintain a close relationship with clients to insure their functions

were satisfactory. Follow up on all past meetings and functions to

insure guest satisfaction.

11. Participates in the development of new projects.

12. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

13. Negotiates contracts ensuring that all pertinent aspects of

solicitation are complete and documented.

14. Minimum of 2 years hotel sales experience.

Required Qualification

Travel 25%

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Minimum of 2 years hotel sales experience.

Must be able to acquire an Indiana Gaming License.

Apply on line at: www.bluechipcasino.com

Drug Free Environment/EOE

14. Manager of Sales Meeting Planning; Shire Pharmaceuticals; Wayne, PA

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

meeting strategy developed with the guidance of the Senior Manager of

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

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

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

meetings per year. Develops meeting planning policies and best practices

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

a needs assessment and technology solutions for the Shire meeting

management function. Interacts and partners with field sales management

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

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

manages all outsourced meeting agencies and service providers to execute

established meeting and event goals that will deliver the greatest ROI

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

suppliers.

With guidance from the Senior Manager of Sales Administration,

identifies, develops and manages commercial meeting management strategy

and organization. Shapes programs that effectively support the

achievement of BU objectives. Project Manager for Shire sales

organization events including management of activities at venues, hotels

and conference centers. Manages staff, both internal and external

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

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

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

agendas, handouts, materials and other supplies with presenters.

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

Develops meeting and event evaluation forms. Maintains complete meeting

and event history. Assesses process improvements at the conclusion of

each meeting to improve overall function performance.

Establish close working relationships with all sales partners. Develop

long-term outlook of BU meeting needs and planning. Assist them with

education of the meeting planning process to ensure sales goals are

attained in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

Accommodate the dynamic business needs that meetings and events create

for customers and guests. Shape meetings with assist in the attainment

of BU objectives.

Identities and manages vendor and contractor relationships and

deliverables. Manage meeting personnel, both Shire and contracted staff.

Research and implement best practices/trends in meeting management

ensuring a quality meeting experience while leveraging efficiencies.

Develops a strong resource base to meet all aspects of Shire sales¿

meeting needs. Develops and shapes partnership relationships to provide

external resources for peak workload periods and to improve meeting

processes.

Negotiate, submit and manage contracts and purchase orders. Event budget

development, management

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

Bio/Pharmaceutical experience in meeting planning and large project

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

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

planning side preferred.

Please forward resume to Vicki Young at vyoung-c@shire.com

15. Tradeshow Sales Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation; Washington,

DC

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6593

16. In-side Sales / Account Executive Position; MPIRE Mgmt Group

(Association/Event Mgmt Co.); Irving, TX

A growing association and trade show management company in the DFW area,

is looking for the right candidate to fill an entry level inside sales

position. The ideal candidate will be a self motivated, goal oriented

professional looking for a fast paced, fun and exciting work environment

and will be responsible for booth and sponsorship sales for several

clients.

The position includes salary + commission as well as a benefits package.

Responsibilities

Inside sales position responsibile for soliciting new exhibiting

companies for two of our clients. Responsibilities include prospecting,

cold-calls, follow-up, email/phone communications, database and customer

management. Will be required to attend tradeshows and manage exhibitor

relations on-site. Great opportunity to get your career started with a

tradeshow company. ENTRY-LEVEL position.

Required Qualification

Must be willing to make cold-calls and prospecting calls. Must be able

to handle customer relations calls and multi-task. Great office

atmosphere with flexible hours and benefits.

Please send resumes to amanda@mpire-events.com. You may visit our

website at www.mpire-group.com for company information.

17. President; TwinWest Chamber of Commerce; Plymouth, MN

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6591

18. Sales Manager; Joie de Vivre Hospitality; Long Beach, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6588

19. Program Manager, Scientific Events & Medical Education; Kendle

International; Mexico City, FDM, Mexico

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6585

20. Director, Exhibits & Sponsorships; American Trucking Associations;

Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2751681&keywords=&ref=1

21. Sr. Administrator PELS; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2750691&keywords=&ref=1

22. Manager, Events & Meetings Planning; Confidential; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2751002&keywords=&ref=1

23. Membership Services and Registration Coordinator; Society of

Competitive Intelligence Professionals; Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2749840&keywords=&ref=1

24. Director of Scientific Meetings and Conferences; Federation of

American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB); Bethesda, MD

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), a

prestigious non-profit scientific organization located in Bethesda, MD,

seeks a Director of the Office of Scientific Meetings &

Conferences(OSMC). This position directs the activities of the OSMC &

supervises a team of approximately ten professional & support staff to

provide services for meetings, exhibits & conferences. Meetings are held

throughout the U.S. & periodically abroad. The Director will work with

Executives of Member Societies to prepare budgets, negotiate

hotel/facility arrangements, coordinate meeting activities & provide

advice. In addition, the Director will identify, develop & implement

marketing plans to promote OSMC's services. Responsibilities include

maintaining FASEB's Continuing Medical Education(CME) accreditation &

managing FASEB's CME & Summer Research Conference programs. Must have a

Bachelor's degree; 10 years experience in meeting/exhibit management for

1,000 to 16,000 participants; knowledge of the ACCME, contract

negotiations, budget/finance, sales/marketing, & MS Office Suite; &

strong supervisory, customer service, communication & interpersonal

skills.

Travel required.

Please send a cover letter, resume & salary requirements to: FASEB/

OSMC, Human Resources, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814 or

e-mail: hr@faseb.org or FAX: 301-634-7354. EOE.

25. Tradeshow/Meeting Planner; Cvent; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24661781&jobSummaryIndex=124&agentID=

26. Inside Sales, Account Executive; Cvent; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24530481&jobSummaryIndex=129&agentID=

27. Direct Sales, Senior Account Executive; Cvent; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=23306361&jobSummaryIndex=131&agentID=

28. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Dixon Group; Washington,

DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24990061&jobSummaryIndex=154&agentID=

29. Meeting Coordinator/ Logistics Planner; NACUBO; Washington, DC

The National Association of College and University Business Officers

(NACUBO) is looking for a bright, energetic, organized Meeting

Coordinator, with one to three years experience, to join its

Professional Development and Communications department. This individual

will have the opportunity to be involved in the logistics planning and

coordinating of our annual meeting and smaller professional development

programs throughout the year.

Responsibilities include site research, hotel contracts, hotel

logistical requirements including housing, room set-up, audio-visual

equipment, and food & beverage coordination. In addition the Meeting

Coordinator will assist the Director, Annual Meetings & Logistics with

correspondence and other duties as needed.

If this sounds like the OPPORTUNITY for you, please apply by submitting

a cover letter and resume to hr@nacubo.org. In the subject line, please

enter the position title. If you prefer alternate ways of submission,

please fax your resume to 202.861.2583 or mail it to NACUBO, 1110

Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Human

Resources. NACUBO is EOE.

30. Conference/Admin Assistant; Hachero Hill Inc.; Reston, VA

Conference and exposition management firm in Reston, VA (no Metro

access) seeks organized, detail-oriented person to assist with all

facets of national conferences and handle routine office duties. Some

travel may be required (1-2 weeks/year). Casual work environment plus

benefits. Salary up to $35K depending on experience. Send resume to:

jobs@conferencemanagers.com

31. Sales representatives; Choice Hotels International; Minot, ND

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24992546&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

32. Director, Co-Op Mkting & DCM; Choice Hotels International; Phoenix,

AZ

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=24986256&jobSummaryIndex=9&agentID=

33. Director Of Food And Beverage; Sheraton Reston; Herndon, VA

Crestline Hotels & Resorts, one of the nations largest independent

hospitality management companies, is looking for an experienced and

motivated Director of Food & Beverage for the Sheraton Reston featuring

over 20,000 square feet of renovated meeting space, contemporary

restaurant and lounge. Compensation package includes competitive salary,

annual bonus program and complete benefits including health, dental,

disability, life and 401K. This is a great CAREER opportunity for growth

and development in a rapidly growing company. Must have 5-7 years

progressive and successful hotel food and beverage experience.

11810 Sunrise Valley Dr. Reston, VA 20191

Fax your resume to 703-262-5920 / email bmcmahon@sheratonreston.com.

34. Convention Sales Manager; Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Las Cruces, NM

Responsibilities: Solicits new convention business for Las Cruces from

association executives, meeting planners, professional industry

associations, and local networking. Additional details listed on

website.

Qualifications: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Business

Administration/Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism, or related field plus

three (3) years experience in a Convention & Visitors Bureau, hotel, or

directly-related field OR a combination of education, experience, and

training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.

Compensation: Hiring Range: $38,633.00 to $48,292.00 plus benefits

Salary Range: $38,633.00 to $57,950.00 To apply log onto:

http://www.las-cruces.org/HR/jobs_htm/jobs.htm

Contact:

Anna Maya

Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau

211 N Water Street

Las Cruces, NM 88001

575-541-2444 (phone)

575-541-2167 (alt. phone)

575-541-2164 (fax)

annam@las-cruces.org

http://www.lascrucescvb.org

35. President/CEO; Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau; Arlington,

TX

An opportunity exists to lead the Arlington, Texas CVB. The city has

tremendous development plans which will greatly impact the product

offering to convention and leisure markets. We are seeking an

innovative, experienced leader to work with stakeholders to capitalize

on the investment through creative campaigns and administrative skills.

Qualifications:

Hospitality industry experience in a senior executive role is required.

Recent marketing and branding of a destination or hospitality entity is

important. Must possess excellent communications skills, with succes in

working with city officials, stakeholders and other industry partners. A

Bachelors Degree is required.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience

Contact:

Jim Carra

SearchWide

109 S Union St #305

Traverse City, MI 49684

231-995-0567 (phone)

231-995-0569 (fax)

carra@searchwide.com

http://www.searchwide.com

36. Regional Convention Sales Managers; New Orleans Metropolitan

Convention & Visitors Bureau; Regional, home-based

Responsibilities: Regional, home-based convention sales position(s)

available to develop leads for the New Orleans CVB through personal

contact, telephone solicitation and participation at industry functions.

Develop working relationships with corporate and association meeting

planners and maintain high visibility in the meeting planning community.

Identify potential leads, respond to clients' requests for information,

assist in developing proposals and service existing accounts. New

positions available in Washington D.C., Chicago, New

Jersey/Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, No. & So. California.

Qualifications: Five to seven years of related experience.

Compensation: Salary will vary on previous experience and location of

position.

Contact: John V. Tiano

New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bur

2020 St. Charles Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70130

504-566-5016 (phone)

504-556-5828 (fax)

hr@neworleanscvb.com

http://www.neworleanscvb.com

37. Tourism Sales Manager; Baltimore Area Convention & Visitors

Association; Baltimore, MD

Responsibilities:

Leads the tourism sales efforts to ensure goals and objectives are

established. Attends industry trade shows, serves as liaison with the

local leisure travel community.

Qualifications:

Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic; results oriented positive

team player with a minimum of 3-5 yrs. exp. with CVB's, hotels or

convention centers. Substantial knowledge /awareness of the tourism

market is essential. This candidate will be responsible for direct sales

appointments, attending out of town industry tradeshows and represent

BACVA in community functions and networking opportunities.Must be able

to handle multiple tasks, have strong verbal and written communication

skills.

Compensation: 50,000-55,000

Contact:

Cathy Xanthakos

Baltimore CVB

100 Light Street

12th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202

410-659-7030 (phone)

410-727-2308 (fax)

resumes@baltimore.org

http://baltimore.org

38. Manager, Events and Conferences; British Columbia Institute of

Technology; Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

BCIT Marketing and Communications invites applications for a temporary,

full-time Manager, Events and Conferences.

This position is responsible for the marketing of space and facilities

for conferences, events, and meetings on all BCIT campuses. This

includes generating revenue, implementing marketing initiatives and

administering all aspects of facility rentals including event management

services to external and internal clients at all BCIT campuses and

providing conferencing services to staff and faculty hosting events,

etc. at the Institute. In addition, the Manager oversees Institute

events such as convocation and staff recognition events and ensures they

are of a high calibre, serving to positively reinforce the Institute's

image.

QUALIFICATIONS

* University degree in marketing, business administration or related

discipline

* Minimum of five years' experience in hotel or conference management or

related environment; related experience in an educational environment is

preferred

* Must be a team player who possesses superb analytical, facilitation,

leadership, coaching and supervisory skills, preferably in a unionized

environment

* Well developed planning, organizing, decision making, implementation,

problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

* Proven ability to deal tactfully and decisively with sensitive client

issues while maintaining the highest levels of customer service and

confidentiality

* Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and

effectively handle changing priorities

* Demonstrated competency in identifying strategic marketing and

business development opportunities

* A wide knowledge of the business community and its educational and

conference needs would be an asset

* Passion for excellent customer service

* Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

* Excellent computer competency in business and web applications

* Ability to work independently, set priorities, organize administrative

systems and procedures, and manage contracts while meeting deadlines and

handling multiple projects

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: February 1, 2008 to January 31, 2009

COMPETITION NUMBER: 07M521

CLOSING DATE: December 18, 2007

BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and a

diverse, enthusiastic workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and

permanent residents will be given priority.

December 7, 2007

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To Apply: Visit us online at bcit.ca/jobs and complete our application

form.

We are only able to accept applications submitted online.

The above competition falls within the jurisdiction of the BC Institute

of Technology Management Group.

39. Director of Meetings and Conferences; American Mathematical Society;

Providence, RI

This highly visible staff position is responsible for implementing the

Society's program of meetings and conferences and interacting with and

supporting the network of volunteers and committees actively involved in

the Society's meetings and conferences. Responsible for directing a

staff of seven professionals in the planning, budgeting, and execution

of numerous complex projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct, supervise, and manage staff, including assessing workload and

redistribution of work load, and problem solving.·

Perform duties of a meeting planner, including contract negotiations,

meeting budgets, site selection, and overview of all meetings.·

Oversee the budget process for the department and all meetings.·

Provide support to the AED as needed as a liaison to the Committee on

Meetings and Conferences, the Secretariat, and the Joint Meetings

Committee. ·

Oversee the meetings aspect of various continuing and one-time

projects.·

Review and update meeting procedures.·

Write the operating plan for the Meetings and Conferences Department

each year. ·

Work collaboratively with other AMS staff and departments.·

Stay current with specific changes in the meeting industry, including

contracts, sites, negotiations, hotels, as well as trends in the

industry based on economic changes.·

Long-range, strategic planning for the Meetings Department, taking

Society needs and direction and industry trends into consideration.·

QUALIFICATIONS:

A thorough knowledge of the meeting industry is required. Supervisory

experience, experience negotiating hotel contracts, and managing

multi-property conventions with exhibits. Familiarity with computer

applications in the meeting industry. Experience with non-profit

organization desirable. Ability to travel frequently. Attention to

detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, and high energy

are essential.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in meeting planning, business administration, or

related area or equivalent experience and at least 7 years of experience

in the meetings industry is required. The AMS provides excellent

benefits.

Code 0310.01 PCMA

Phone: 401 455-4119

Fax: 401 455-4006

resumes@ams.org

40. Conference Manager; International Association of Fire Chiefs;

Fairfax, VA

Join an exciting new leadership team at the International Association of

Fire Chiefs. IAFC is a 134 year old association that represents the

fire chiefs and chief officers of over 1.2 million firefighters. We

seek a proven team player and a results oriented conference manager.

Responsible for the management of multiple conferences–the

association's largest conference is one of the Top 100 tradeshows in the

U.S. with 16,000 attendees. Bachelor's degree and 5 years of conference

management experience required; must also be proficient in contract

negotiation, budget development and management. Must possess excellent

communications and computer skills and be able to manage multiple

activities of varying priority on a timely basis. Must have experience

working with volunteer committees and supervising on-site, remote, and

contract employees. Moderate travel required. CMP is desirable. IAFC

provides excellent benefits and supports work/life balance. For

consideration, please send cover letter and resume with salary

requirements to Personnel Dept., IAFC, 4025 Fair Ridge Drive, Fairfax,

VA 22033; fax: 703-273-9363 or e-mail: jobs@iafc.org. We are an EOE

employer.

41. Manager, Registration and Housing; The American Heart Association;

Dallas, TX

What's your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's

all part of working for the American Heart Association—where you can

contribute professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're

considering a rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Registration and Housing

in our Science Operations office in Dallas, TX.

The selected candidate will manage registration and housing for

Scientific Sessions and the International Stroke Conference, and serve

as the liaison for customer service with related vendors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing all logistics

for AHA VIP attendees, exhibitors, staff and vendors; managing shuttle

service for the meetings and consulting with the Specialty Conferences

department to ensure all processes are consistent. Provide content and

produce collateral pieces and online products, produce registration

wallet and materials for attendees, staff and suppliers and make site

visits to convention centers with registration vendor to determine

layout of on-site registration. Responsible for managing on-site

registration during the event. Direct housing process and serve as

liaison with housing bureau. Correspond with hotels and housing bureau

to maintain smooth integration of lodging processes, manage housing

blocks and rooming lists, while establishing and managing

timelines/deadlines.

. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years

housing/registration experience or equivalent experience in

meetings/housing/registration industry

. Knowledge of meeting planning technology

. Highly proficient in MS Office applications

. Excellent organizational and oral/written communication

skills

. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects

from beginning to end, simultaneously, with minimal supervision

. Ability to work in a team environment with all levels of

staff, volunteers, including VIPs

. Strong interpersonal skills

. Ability to travel 20-30%

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive

benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a

diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

To apply, please visit www.americanheart.org/careers.

The American Heart Association is an EOE, M/F/V/D. The AHA is committed

to diversity and inclusiveness in its volunteers, staff and programs.

42. National Account Manager, hotel category; USA TODAY; McLean, VA

USA TODAY, the nation's #1 newspaper, seeks a National Account Manager

to join our National Circulation Sales team. This dynamic account

management specialist will maintain and increase newspaper circulation

in the travel and hospitality industries using proven CRM and account

management skills. They will develop relationships and manage

partnerships with C-level contacts, and work daily with 19 regional

sales offices to implement national programs. They will be required to

travel domestically (20%). A strong knowledge of the hospitality and

lodging industry is preferred.

Based in McLean, VA, the selected candidate will have at least four

years National Sales / CRM experience, proven contract negotiation,

presentation and financial analysis skills, and expertise in building

and maintaining relationships with C-level contacts. The desire to

manage multiple projects is critical. Demonstrated analytical ability to

determine opportunities, define profitability impact and develop

conclusions is essential. Superior communication, analytical and

computer competency skills (Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word) will be

required.

Key responsibilities include:

# Develop strategic ideas and programs that meet the needs of both the

clients and USA TODAY. Perform accurate analysis to support the

recommendations.

# Work daily with the Regional circulation offices staff to gain

compliance and increase USA TODAY's presence in the hospitality

industry. Continually share account information with the field.

# Improve existing client partnerships and develop new partnerships

within targeted travel companies. Attend key client conferences and

networking events.

# Coordinate and assist sales activities and program implementations for

USA TODAY field and Gannett representatives. Assist those field

representatives in addressing challenges and developing strategies to

increase revenue and newspaper circulation.

Required Qualification

At least 3-4 years as a national sales representative, hotel/hospitality

sales strongly preferred.

Education

BA/BS degree

Please email resume and cover letter to: jobs@usatoday.com. Indicate MPI

as your source in the email.

USA TODAY, the nation's top-selling newspaper, celebrated its 25th

anniversary on September 15th, 2007. It is published via satellite at 35

locations in the USA and at four sites abroad. With a total average

daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. USA

TODAY is published by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI). The USA TODAY brand

also includes: USATODAY.com, an award-winning news and information Web

site that is updated 24 hours per day; USA TODAY Sports Weekly, a

magazine for enthusiasts of college and professional football and

baseball; USA TODAY Mobile, offering up-to-the minute news and

information on a variety of mobile platforms and devices; and USA TODAY

LIVE, the television arm of the USA TODAY brand that brings the spirit

and quality of the newspaper to television.

USA TODAY offers a collaborative work environment and a state-of-the-art

facility in Tysons Corner, VA (Washington, D.C. area) with an on-site

fitness center, cafeteria, convenience store, and outdoor sports

facilities. We recognize and appreciate the benefits of diversity in the

workplace. EOE.

43. Travel Program Account Manager; Catalyst Performance Group;

Appleton, WI

This position reports to the President, is a direct liaison for our

corporate clients and has full primary responsibility for the successful

design and fulfillment of all aspects of the travel programs under their

management.

Responsibilities

-Identify travel program clients needs and develop strategies to fulfill

them

-Assist in the design, writing, and production of proposals

-Develop, coordinate, and manage all aspects of travel programs and

events including hotels, transportation, tours, activities, and

materials for all assigned programs

-Research destinations, hotels, venues, activities, entertainment,

themes, and touring options

-Serve as communication agent to travel program clients, suppliers, and

participants

-Negotiate prices and contracts for all travel program services

-Source promotional products for travel program marketing

-Manage the design, copy writing, development, and production of travel

program related promotion and communication materials including

invitations, announcements, websites, and departure packets

-Establish and build relationships and communication between travel

program clients¿ key employees and support providers¿ key employees

-Manage contracted room and air blocks

-Research, plan, and coordinate food and beverage functions

-Ensure all plans are documented via banquet event orders or similar

documents

-Plan and conduct event site inspections

-Hire on-site travel staff to assist with program operation

-Create and maintain on-site program management documents with current

and accurate program information

-Reconcile all final program bills

-Develop and manage program budgets

-Prepare program related financial reports, statements, and projections

-Supervise and train assigned support staff

-Perform other job related duties as needed or assigned

-Stay up to date on current developments in the incentive and travel

industry

-Moderate travel required, 15-30%

Required Qualification

-Minimum 3-5 years of verifiable experience and success in meeting,

event and travel management

-Computer proficiency in a Windows environment with a demonstrated high

skill level in Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, and Internet

applications

-Valid driver's license

-Project management skills

-Problem solving ability

-Excellent written and verbal communication skill

-Excellent customer presentation skills

-Ability to prepare, analyze, and interpret program financial data and

reports

Education

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Hospitality, Tourism or

Meeting & Event Management, or equivalent work experience

Desired: CMP or CMM certification

Please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

connie.nau@catalystperformancegroup.com.

44. Tradeshow Logistics Director; Jobing.com; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/ViewIndividualJobs.aspx?PK_JOBID=6606

45. Internal Communications & Events Manager; Gaylord National Resort &

Convention Center; Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3493040

46. ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS (CULINARY); The Art Institute of Jacksonville;

Jacksonville, FL

The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institute of Jacksonville,

accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS),

and part of The Art Institutes International, America's leader in

creative education is seeking qualified adjunct instructors within the

Associate and Bachelor level Culinary programs.

AOS and 3-5 years experience required. Bachelor's degree is required to

teach at the Associate level and Master's degree is required to teach at

the Bachelor's level. ACF certified is a plus or may be worked towards

after employment

Chefs with Garde Manager experience or Baking and Pastry experience in a

Hotel or resort is preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

The Art Institute of Jacksonville

8775 Baypine Road

Jacksonville, FL 32256

staffingjx@edmc.edu

Education Management Corporation embraces diversity as a critical step

in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to

building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas,

cultures and perspectives can thrive.

47. Director of Operations and Maintenance; Star Island Corporation;

Portsmouth, NH

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3492709

48. Entry Level Event Representative (Temp); Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk,

CT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3463424

49. Senior Associate, Site Search and Contracting; KPMG LLP; Woodcliff

Lake, NJ

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3470871

50. Event Program Supervisor; T-Mobile USA, Inc.; Frisco, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3478969

51. Sales and Publicity Assistant (2875BR); Yale University; New Haven,

CT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3475429

52. Conference Director; Institutional Investor; New York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3465561

53. Registration Coordinator; American Composites Manufacturers

Association; Arlington, VA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=3464735

54. Meetings and Communication Coordinator; Navista, Inc.; Washington,

DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2752661&keywords=&ref=1

55. Coordinator, Registration; American Institute of Architects;

Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2753038&keywords=&ref=1

56. Director of Hospitality; Hokuli'a; Kona, HI

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2753091&keywords=&ref=1

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25017341&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

58. Assistant Director for Reunion Giving; Georgetown University;

Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25014161&jobSummaryIndex=20&agentID=

59. Conference & Special Events Manager; Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.;

Washington, DC

Hogan & Hartson is a leading international law firm with close to 1,000

lawyers serving clients in a practice that cuts across virtually all

legal disciplines. The firm is based in Washington, D.C. which provides

a natural base for it's national and international practices throughout

22 offices worldwide.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Conference & Special Events Manager is responsible for coordinating

firm and client events in conjunction with the firm's Social Committee,

Marketing Department and other members of management. This will include

developing event budgets, themes for events as well as proposing site

locations and catering menus. In addition, this position oversees the

firm's internal conferencing needs and assists in the coordination of

catering, housekeeping, audio/visual and IT equipment for events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and the

ability to interact with all levels of staff. A minimum of 5 years

experience handling large event planning for a medium or large

organization required. Prior budget preparation experience also

required. A college degree is preferred, but appropriate experience may

be substituted in addition to the minimum requirement.

Qualified candidates may apply online via our website at

http://www.hhlaw.com/ and click on “careers”. EOE M/F

60. Group Sales Mgr. -Hospitality/Entertainment; Woodside; Washington,

DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25006121&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

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