Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 5 May 2008


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 5 May 2008

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 Planner & Meetings Assistant; Million Dollar Round Table;

Park Ridge, IL

2. Director, Meeting Planning; Prudential Financial; Hartford, CT

3. Conference Program Specialist II; California Teachers Association;

Burlingame, CA

4. Sales & Marketing Intern; Butler County Visitors Bureau; West

Chester, OH

5. Meeting Planner/Corporate Concierge; LesConcierges/Lockheed Martin;

Gaithersburg, MD

6. Account Executive; Meeting & Incentive Management; Las Vegas, NV

7. General Manager; Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center; Vancouver,

Canada

8. Corporate Global Events Manager; Textron; Washington, DC

9. Director of Catering Sales; The Dow Hotel; Bellevue, WA

10. Events Administrator; Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Washington, DC

11. Events Manager; Human Rights Campaign; Washington, DC

12. Manager Event & Media Production; Tupperware Brands Corporation;

Orlando, FL

13. Event Coordinator; Sirona Dental Systems; Charlotte, NC

14. Intern; NHS; Skokie, IL

15. Event Coordinator; Slippery Rock University; Cranberry Township, PA

16. Internship; Superb Speakers Bureau; Austin or San Antonio, TX

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

18. Director of Trade Events; American Machine Tool Distributors

Association; Rockville, MD

19. Director of Association and Meeting Services; The Association

Source, LLC; Boca Raton, FL

20. Incentive Travel Planner; Galactic Meetings & Incentives; Arlington,

TX

21. Audio/Lighting Technician; Disney; Anaheim, CA

22. Special Events Manager; Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet;

North Miami Beach, FL

23. Director of Events; CalSAE; Sacramento, CA

24. National Account Manager; American Hotel Register Co.; Vernon Hills,

IL

25. Special Events Manager; California Science Center; Los Angeles, CA

26. Assoc Mgr Event Marketing/Sponsorship Fulfillment; Disney;

Celebration, FL

27. Director, Conferences & Membership; Association of Zoos & Aquariums;

Silver Spring, MD

28. Meeting Services Intern; American Association of Diabetes Educators;

Chicago, IL

29. Associate Director, Conference Management; American Bankers

Association; Washington, DC

30. National Sales Manager; Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention

Center; Nashville, TN

31. Event Planner; Travelocity; Southlake, TX

32. Catering & Convention Services Assistant Director; Walt Disney Parks

and Resorts; Lake Buena Vista, FL

33. Executive Director; Pocahontas County Visitor's and Convention

Bureau; Marlinton, WV

34. Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations; Travel Portland;

Portland, OR

35. Director of Sales; Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation;

Knoxville, TN

36. Meeting Planner / Conference Coordinator; American Association of

Colleges of Nursing; Washington, DC

37. Conference Program Manager; Bureau of National Affairs; Arlington,

VA

38. Sales Events Professional Intern; Computer Sciences Corporation;

Falls Church, VA

39. Meetings Associate; Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine;

Washington, DC

40. Meetings Manager; Optical Society of America; Washington, DC

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

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1. Meeting Planner & Meetings Assistant; Million Dollar Round Table;

Park Ridge, IL

Prestigious international association seeks two energetic, resourceful

individuals to be part of our dynamic team as a Meeting Planner and a

Meetings Assitant.

Responsibilities include developing and implementing logistical

arrangements, contract negotiations, program planning and speaker

coordination for U.S. and international meetings.

Ideal candidate is service and detail oriented, self-starter and able to

multi-task. Three years meeting planning experience and degree

required. CMP designation preferred.

We offer a professional environment and competitive compensation

package.

Contact: Naadia Chaudhry

Phone: 847-692-6378

Fax: 847-993-4460

nchaudhry@mdrt.org

http://www.mdrt.org

2. Director, Meeting Planning; Prudential Financial; Hartford, CT

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7024

3. Conference Program Specialist II; California Teachers Association;

Burlingame, CA

Starting Salary Range: $65,000/year – $72,000/year

About Our Organization

The California Teachers Association (CTA) is a not-for-profit labor

union representing public school educators and education support

professionals. We protect and advance their interests, advocate for

better working conditions and are constantly improving the education

environment for our state's children.

Summary

This position will be responsible for initial identification of training

locations, facilities and lodging, as well as negotiating complex

contracts with selected facilities and suppliers. Other duties include:

orchestrating conference logistics and planning, financial budgeting,

and report writing.

Qualifications

The qualified professional will have experience in the planning and

executing of meetings at the hotel and conference advanced level. The

ability to successfully multi-task, pay careful attention to detail,

produce a high level of accuracy in work products, perform with a

professional demeanor and exhibit a commitment to the delivery of

services is required. This position requires extensive computer and

online registration programming experience.

The right candidate will have strong writing and communication skills

and will be able to work cooperatively with fellow employees in a

complex interdependent departmental structure. This position also

requires the ability to work overtime and travel, including weekends.

Please send your resume, indicating interest in Announcement # C-782 to:

* Email: employment@cta.org;

* Fax: (650) 552-5006;

* Mail: Human Resources Management

California Teachers Association

Post Office Box 921

Burlingame, California 94011-0921

When applying, please use as a reference the announcement

For more information, please visit http://www.cta.org/about/employment

EOE

4. Sales & Marketing Intern; Butler County Visitors Bureau; West

Chester, OH

Summary:

The Butler County Visitors Bureau (BCVB) is a not-for-profit,

destination marketing organization, looking for an ambitious, creative,

self-starting student intern. Flexible scheduling of intern work hours

is possible.

Build your portfolio and resume while learning and promoting tourism in

Butler County. This internship will give you the opportunity to gain

knowledge of the tourism industry, help in the development of networking

skills, valuable job experience, and hone your communication and event

management skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to the director of sales

Coordinating BCVB events

Development of selected BCVB sales collateral

Assistance with tourism partner relations (such as hoteliers,

attractions, dining, shopping and events)

Requirements:

Junior/Senior level

Strong verbal and writing skills

Ability to work independently

Strong work ethic

Excellent organizational skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to see projects/tasks through to completion

Compensation:

Internship is unpaid, will offer college credit and up to $250 a month

in mileage expenses

To be considered for this internship position, please submit your cover

letter and resumé to:

Debbie Pendl, Director of Sales

Butler County Visitors Bureau

8750 Union Centre Boulevard,

West Chester, Ohio 45069

For more information e-mail dpendl@butlercountyvb.com or call

513-860-4194

5. Meeting Planner/Corporate Concierge; LesConcierges/Lockheed Martin;

Gaithersburg, MD

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7026

6. Account Executive; Meeting & Incentive Management; Las Vegas, NV

Well-established, full service Event Marketing & Destination Management

Company in Las Vegas seeks a star Account Executive to sell nationwide

into incentive and corporate markets. Company specializes in

destination management in the region, including meetings and incentive

groups, special events, trade show services, and more. This highly

innovative and cretive firm, nearly two decades old, specializes in out

of the box, dynamic memorable events and programs. Clients include a

spectrum of companies in the high-tech, financial, re-estate,

communications and manufacturing industries. Candidate must have, 3-4

years successful sales experience developing leads and relationships and

closing and maintaining business within a meetings/events, DMC incentive

or related organization. Demonstrable sales successes in those years.

Prefer highly motivated self-starter with desire to sell, succeed and

reap the rewards.

Job includes propspecting, developing proposals and closing new clients

and expanding business with these new business relationships. Managing

and maintaining current clients while growing and expanding business

within these organizations. Collaborate and strategize with team to

gather appropriate client knowledge and insight in order to deliver

winning program proposals.

View website @ www.meetingincentivemanagement.com

How to Apply

Send resume to sharongeraci@mimlv.com

or mail to:

Meeting & Incentive Management

4055 S. Spencer Street, Suite 216

Las Vegas, NV. 89119

7. General Manager; Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center; Vancouver,

Canada

As Vancouver prepares to once again welcome the world, the city is

watching with anticipation the completion of a waterfront expansion that

will triple the size of the city's award winning Vancouver Convention &

Exhibition Centre (VCEC). The expanded Centre is taking shape and is a

magnificent facility where international delegates are expected to have

an extraordinary experience. The 2 million sq ft facility will feature

leading edge technological capabilities, exquisite food and beverage

offerings, world class services, retail space and a view and

surroundings that will be unparalleled. The new facility is scheduled

to open in March of 2009 in preparation for its role as international

media center for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

To lead the facility through its tremendous growth, the executive team

and Board of PavCo, the parent company, have determined the need to

recruit a highly entrepreneurial sales and marketing savvy operational

executive with tremendous team building skills and a flawless execution

orientation.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, PavCo, as the new

General Manager, you will be responsible for the operational and

financial success of the VCEC. In delivering on this mandate, you will

ensure the VCEC attracts large international conventions, exhibitions

and trade and consumer shows; delivers world class service, maximizes

economic benefits to the province and creates the experience that makes

Vancouver a premier destination.

You will lead a motivated and empowered team of sales, marketing and

operational professionals as well as outsourced suppliers and third

party partners to deliver unparalleled delegate experience while also

fostering long-term relationships with key community and international

players in order to increase global awareness of the facility.

As the ideal candidate, you have an impeccable track record as an

inspiring President, General Manager or senior executive in a top

convention and exhibition centre, hotel, retail, or internationally

recognized large scale venue. You have experience leading a

customer-driven organization through significant change and successful

growth. You are a strategic, innovative and visionary leader who is

recognized for your forward thinking capabilities. You possess superb

leadership skills and are a consummate relationship builder with a

worldly presence.

To be considered for this postion please click

www.rayberndtson.ca/en/careers/7665 to submit your resume and related

information online or for further information contact Alessandra Morzan,

Kataneh Sherkat or Cathie Van Alstine in our Vancouver office at

604-685-0261.

8. Corporate Global Events Manager; Textron; Washington, DC

Job Summary

Manages the planning and execution for domestic and global meetings and

special events. Plans and executes the logistical elements of all tier

one Key Executive meetings, including sourcing additional internal staff

support outside CGE function, and the procurement and management of

external suppliers. Provides shared service support to business units

and Corporate function for meetings and special events.

Job Responsibilities:

Manages the logistical elements (strategy and planning) of domestic and

global enterprise meetings and special events by the development of

meeting/event requirements, researching site selections, negotiating

contracts and rates, developing schedules, planning and coordinating

ancillary activities, coordinating internal communications, developing

agendas and arranging outside speakers.

Provides or oversees on-site events management.

Acts as liaison between company and external suppliers for meetings and

events.

Develops and manages meeting and event budgets.

Recommends and implements ideas, processes and tools for continuous

improvement of operations within the scope of this function: process,

financial, technology.

Provides guidance to business units and Corporate functions on meetings

and event planning.

Assists in training supplemental staff and on-site support teams.

Interfaces with Key Executives

Please apply online at www.textron.com/careers

9. Director of Catering Sales; The Dow Hotel; Bellevue, WA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7023

10. Events Administrator; Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Washington, DC

Dickstein Shapiro LLP, a large, reputable, DC-based Law Firm recognized

by the Washington Business Journal and the Washingtonian as one of the

50 “Best Places to Work in Greater Washington” is currently seeking an

Events Administrator to work in the Marketing department.

This individual will be responsible for the coordination and promotion

of the Firm's event planning programs including; internal and external

events and meetings, sponsorships, and speaking engagements; site

research, contract negotiation, budgeting, speaker and program

development; event promotion and branding; vendor management; creation

and managment of marketing materials; and onsite event logistics.

Qualified candidates will have their Bachelor's Degree in Marketing,

Communications, or a related field; 3+ years experience in corporate

event planning and marketing; the ability to coordinate in excess of 50

events annually; and the ability to organize and prioritize work in a

fast paced, high energy, client service driven environment.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to the

Careers Page at www.dicksteinshapiro.com. The Firm offers competitive

salaries, excellent benefits and professional growth opportunities in a

collegial work environment. We are proud to be an AA/EOE. M/F/D/V.

11. Events Manager; Human Rights Campaign; Washington, DC

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7013

12. Manager Event & Media Production; Tupperware Brands Corporation;

Orlando, FL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7014

13. Event Coordinator; Sirona Dental Systems; Charlotte, NC

SUMMARY

Coordinates and attends trade shows, sales events, or other exhibits to

promote organization products and services by performing the following

duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other

duties may be assigned.

* Coordinates branch level meetings, seminars and peer to peer

events on an as-needed basis. Coordinates speaker schedules, organizes

materials, reviews transportation itineraries, and books venues and

services.

* Coordinates telemarketing activities with outside vendor for

events.

* Completes necessary documentation including contracts, deposits,

and correspondence, and makes sure contractual deadlines are met.

* Coordinates marketing, registration, and on-site activities for

Sirona CEREC events.

* Works with contractors and venue management to resolve problems

and negotiate refunds.

* Analyzes effectiveness of events and recommends improvements to

management.

* Work with approved venue and services vendors, paying particular

attention to SOX compliance.

* Coordinate and plan either internal national sales meeting and/or

in conjunction with distributor partner including all logistics, site

selections, and site visits.

* Provide on-going budget analysis for events.

* Provides event planning support.

* Manages operaton of CEREC Dental Academy training initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are

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

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with

disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university

preferably in marketing or communications.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of

all necessary software programs (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Crystal

Reports, etc.)

Other Qualifications

* Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.

* Minimum of 3 years of marketing experience desired, preferably

with some concentration in the communication aspects of the business.

* Knowledge and experience in the dental industry would be a plus.

* Experience with event and/or seminar planning and administration

is required.

Please forward your resume to darren.wilson@sirona.com.

14. Intern; NHS; Skokie, IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7016

15. Event Coordinator; Slippery Rock University; Cranberry Township, PA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7017

16. Internship; Superb Speakers Bureau; Austin or San Antonio, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7011

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

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2880145

18. Director of Trade Events; American Machine Tool Distributors

Association; Rockville, MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2880303

19. Director of Association and Meeting Services; The Association

Source, LLC; Boca Raton, FL

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2880515

20. Incentive Travel Planner; Galactic Meetings & Incentives; Arlington,

TX

http://careers.site-intl.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=554&jb=4408472

21. Audio/Lighting Technician; Disney; Anaheim, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4405919

22. Special Events Manager; Humane Society of Greater Miami Adopt-A-Pet;

North Miami Beach, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4404875

23. Director of Events; CalSAE; Sacramento, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4404890

24. National Account Manager; American Hotel Register Co.; Vernon Hills,

IL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4404845

25. Special Events Manager; California Science Center; Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4399153

26. Assoc Mgr Event Marketing/Sponsorship Fulfillment; Disney;

Celebration, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4393628

27. Director, Conferences & Membership; Association of Zoos & Aquariums;

Silver Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25844451&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

28. Meeting Services Intern; American Association of Diabetes Educators;

Chicago, IL

The American Association of Diabetes Educators is seeking an intern to

assist the Meeting Services Department. This full time paid internship

will provide extensive experience on aspects of meetings and event

planning as well as interaction with people in various capacities

including suppliers and clients.

This person will assist Meeting Services Department with a wide variety

of activities, including registration, housing, speaker management,

corporate programs, and general office duties. This person must be able

to commit to traveling to Washington D.C. to our Annual Meeting in

August.

Candidate must have excellent computer skills and experience with

Microsoft Office suite. Database experience a plus. Must have the

ability to organize, prioritize, and work independently on tasks and

projects. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Coursework reflecting an interest in meeting planning or related

industry is preferred.

Contact: Rae Scoville

Phone: 312-601-4817

Fax: 312-424-2427

rscoville@aadenet.org

29. Associate Director, Conference Management; American Bankers

Association; Washington, DC

Major Trade Association is looking for an Associate Director who will

execute all logistics and registration /housing planning for ABA's VIP

meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences. Manage the VIP functions

at the ABA annual convention. Participate on a Meeting Management Team

for the ABA's Summer Meeting and assist with budget development and

spouse program planning. Provide professional expertise in logistics

for ABA's special projects to include the International Banking Summer

School and ABA's VIP projects. Manage logistical staff.

BA/BS degree (or equivalent combination of relevant training and

experience) and 6 -8 years meeting planning and/or hotel industry

experience to include experience managing staff and mid-to-large

conferences independently. Supervisory skills required.

Problem-solving ability and quick decision making ability to prevent

potential problems and handle on-site emergencies/problems. Ability to

balance and prioritize projects. Excellent communication & interpersonal

skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with ABA members

ranging from bank vice presidents to CEOs of community banks and large

US banks to handle their needs during the meeting planning process and

on-site. Must also be comfortable handling the needs of ABA leadership

including the Board of Directors, current and past elected Officers of

the Association. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and

Meeting Matrix. Overtime/weekend work and air travel required.

Please submit cover letter and resume with salary requirement to:

American Bankers Association

Human Resources

1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

e-mail: hrcal@aba.com

Fax: 202.828.5045

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

30. National Sales Manager; Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention

Center; Nashville, TN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?t731=&t735=&t733=&site_id=518&max=25&t730=&jb=4411111

31. Event Planner; Travelocity; Southlake, TX

Travelocity Business is looking for an experienced event planner who

loves the meetings technology aspect of their job. You have used a

meeting registration tool such as MeetingView (StarCite) and/or

DirectMeetings to plan and execute complex marketing events, such as

trade shows and customer related events. The right candidate loves the

technical aspect of setting up meetings in these tools and even knows

some HTML. You have coordinated logistics, including registration and

attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and

post-event evaluations, but your true love is the technology. You have

experience procuring and coordinator vendor services, facility, exhibit

set-up, equipment and catering requirements, but would trade that for a

full-time gig being our StarCite guru. If this sounds like you, we want

to hear from you. Travelocity Business has an exciting corporate client

who wants to see technology, specifically StarCite, utilized to its

fullest for their Groups & Meetings program. Travelocity Business is

hiring a tech savvy event planner that can make that happen. In this

position, you will spend your time using your product expertise to

support our client's event planners with the use of the tool. You may

be requested to build meetings in the tool yourself, teach their event

planners how to do it and answer planner questions. Success is measured

by the client's adoption and usage of StarCite and the support we

provide them and their event planners in making that happen. Under

general direction, plans and executes complex marketing events, such as

trade shows and customer related events. Coordinates logistics,

including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials

support and pre- and post-event evaluations. Procures and coordinates

vendor services. Coordinates facility, exhibit set-up, equipment and

catering requirements. Provides on-site event support. May research

potential event locations and evaluate alternatives. Specific event

management (including travel for on-site event management).Event

management processes implementation. Contribute to the development of

the department web site and database.

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years of related experience; Excellent

communication skills, written and verbal; ability to handle multiple

projects simultaneously; High level of event planning experience and

skills and knowledge of event planning technology tools. Good

project/process management skills.

Salary: $45K – $55K

Please forward resumes to jeff.cripe@travelocity.com

32. Catering & Convention Services Assistant Director; Walt Disney Parks

and Resorts; Lake Buena Vista, FL

Responsibilities:

This role will be responsible for assisting with the development and

mentoring of a Catering and Convention Services team, as well as

partnering with the Catering and Convention Services Director to sustain

key relationships with areas including Resort Parks Sales and Services,

Disney Event Group, the Resort General Manager, Catering Managers, and

Chefs. Focus will be on optimizing key Guest/Client Satisfaction

Drivers, as well as driving Food & Beverage and Admissions. The

Catering and Convention Services Assistant Director will also assist

with items such as forecasting, Personal Development Plan reviews,

vacation monitoring, and mentoring Office & Technical as well as

Salaried Cast reporting directly to the Catering and Convention Services

Director.

Required Qualifications: (These are the minimum qualifications you need

to be considered for the job.)

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent

* Strong experience leading and developing a high-caliber work team

* Demonstrated knowledge of Food & Beverage and Catering Operations

as well as processes and work flows

* Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

* Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

* Demonstrated strategic and analytical skills

* Demonstrated client management and partnering abilities

* Demonstrated ability to influence thinking and apply complicated

strategies

* Demonstrated relationship and influencing abilities

Desired Qualifications:

* Minimum 4 years' Disney experience

* Proven knowledge of Walt Disney World and the Walt Disney World

Company organizational structure

For more information and to apply, visit disneycareers.com and search

for Requisition ID# 138759.

EOE . Drawing Creativity from Diversity . ©Disney

33. Executive Director; Pocahontas County Visitor's and Convention

Bureau; Marlinton, WV

We seek a leader with excellent interpersonal skills, including the

ability to articulate new and exciting ideas. We seek a manager who can

interface with our strategic partners at the local, state and business

levels while at the same time positively engaging the PCCVB staff and

Board of Directors. Prior experience with marketing, advertising, grant

writing, promotions and publicity required. The ability to manage

several projects at one time, make professional presentations, and

actively live, work and promote “Nature's Mountain Playground” in public

forums is a must. If this sound likes the perfect job for you,

Qualifications: Degree in tourism, marketing or five years experience in

a similar field.

Compensation: NBOE

Contact: Ron Cadrette

Pocahontas County CVB

PO Box 275

Marlinton, West Virginia 24954

3075725948 (phone)

rcadrette@snowshoemtn.com

http://www.pocahontascountywv.com

34. Executive Vice President of Finance and Operations; Travel Portland;

Portland, OR

Responsibilities:

Reports to the President. Provides financial, operational, and strategic

leadership to Travel Portland. Also the executive director of Travel

Portland's Education and Training Foundation, and the administrator for

the Portland metro region's Visitor Development Fund.

Qualifications:

A strong candidate will have 10 years financial leadership experience, a

successful track record in not-for-profit management, and experience in

a growth-oriented sales and marketing organization. In-depth experience

overseeing organizational human resource activities, technology

platforms and systems.

Compensation:

Compensation package will be commensurate with experience.

Contact:

Linda Kozlowski

Murphy, Symonds & Stowell Search

1001 Southwest Fifth Avenue

Suite 1100

Portland, OR 97204

503.244.2126 (phone)

lindak@MSSsearch.com

http://www.msssearch.com/

35. Director of Sales; Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation;

Knoxville, TN

Responsibilities:

Provide leadership for the direct sales effort of the KTSC sales

managers. In addition to personal production goals, responsibilities

include meeting the group sales goals focusing on convention markets.

Supervise, direct & motivate sales managers. Monitor sales goals,

maintain procedures & reporting standards to measure sales production.

Qualifications:

Four year degree and/or have 5 years of hotel, convention center and/or

CVB sales experience & previous experience in supervising sales

representatives; ability to manage, direct & motivate personnel;

understanding of trends in the meetings & convention industry; strong

communication skills, verbal & written.

Compensation:

Excellent benefits; Compensation DOE

Contact:

Teresa Hall

Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation

301 S Gay Street

Knoxville, TN 37902

865-523-7263 (phone)

865-342-9118 (alt. phone)

865-673-4400 (fax)

thall@knoxville.org

http://www.knoxville.org

36. Meeting Planner / Conference Coordinator; American Association of

Colleges of Nursing; Washington, DC

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing seeks an experienced

meeting planner to provide management and support of conference

logistical activities. Responsibilities include onsite meeting

management, abstract/ speaker coordination, exhibits management,

conference communications and overseeing meeting registration process.

Bachelors degree and three years previous experience in conference

coordination required. Salary low 40s.

Send resume to:

Deputy Executive Director, AACN, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530,

Washington, DC 20036;

or email to:

mokoniew@aacn.nche.edu.

37. Conference Program Manager; Bureau of National Affairs; Arlington,

VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25848896&jobSummaryIndex=12&agentID=

38. Sales Events Professional Intern; Computer Sciences Corporation;

Falls Church, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=25848741&jobSummaryIndex=82&agentID=

39. Meetings Associate; Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine;

Washington, DC

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40. Meetings Manager; Optical Society of America; Washington, DC

Prestigious scientific association seeks experienced Meetings Manager.

Responsible for management and execution of multiple size meetings

including one citywide conference.

Overall management of meeting includes: meeting staff management,

budgets, contracts, scientific technical papers management, logistics,

marketing, and communications. Primary liaison with program planning

committees: organize, implement and evaluate specialized meetings in

response to committee/member needs. Association background and 5 years

experience in meeting planning required. Travel is required. Great

Dupont Circle location, competitive salary and benefits! Please send

resume with cover letter and salary history to resumes@osa.org

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