Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 2 June 2008


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 2 June 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:

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1. Manager of Conferences; Color Marketing Group; Alexandria, VA

2. National Sales Manager; Venetian and Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino; Las

Vegas, NV

3. National Sales Manager; Tampa Bay & Company (CVB); Tampa, FL

4. Events Intern/Meeting Assistant; NAFTZ; Washington, DC

5. Exhibitions Sales Assistant; Water Environment Federation;

Alexandria, VA

6. Meeting Services Manager; International Risk Management Institute,

Inc. (IRMI); Dallas, TX

7. Events Manager; Marshall & Ilsley (M&I); Brookfield, WI

8. Global Sales Manager; Allied International/PRA Destination

Management; New York, NY

9. Event Planner; Northeastern University School of Law; Boston, MA

10. Director, Conventions and Education; American Composites

Manufacturers Association; Arlington, VA

11. Trade Show Manager; International Dairy Foods Association;

Washington, DC

12. Conventions & Meetings Assistant; Specialty Graphic Imaging

Association (SGIA); Fairfax, VA

13. SHEA Meetings & Exhibits Manager; Society for Healthcare

Epidemiology of America; Arlington, VA

14. Manager, Marketing Communications – emphasis in E-initiatives;

Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lansing, MI

15. Sr. Event Coordinator; Taylor Grey Inc.; Norwalk, CT

16. Events Manager; Texas Union – The University of Texas at Austin;

Austin, TX

17. Manager of Sales Administration; Minding Your Business; Chicago, IL

18. Convention Manager; American Association of Neurological Surgeons;

Rolling Meadows, IL

19. Conference Director; Confidential; Washington, DC

20. Seminar Specialist; NADA; McLean, VA

21. Director, Conventions & Education; American Composites Manufacturers

Association; Arlington, VA

22. Meeting Planner; National Recreation and Park Association; Ashburn,

VA

23. Exhibits Specialist; National Recreation and Park Association;

Ashburn, VA

24. Assistant; JNI Meeting & Group Management; Dallas, TX

25. Director of Destinantion Management and Meeetings Operations; ME

Productions; Hollywood, FL

26. Knowledge (Education) Manager; Meeting Professionals International;

Dallas, TX

27. Editor in Chief; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

28. Director of Community Development; Meeting Professionals

International; Dallas, TX

29. Manager of Public Relations and Communications; Meeting

Professionals International; Dallas, TX

30. Director of Sales; Packard Hospitality Group, LLC; Anchorage, AK

31. Meeting Planner; American Express Travel; Stamford, CT

32. Events/Membership Intern; Advertising Women of New York/AWNY; New

York, NY

33. Manager, Scientific and Corporate Meetings; The American Heart

Association; Dallas, TX

34. General Manager, Meetings & Conferences; ICANN; Marina del Rey, CA

35. Director, Account Operations; Experient; San Jose, CA

36. Director of Conferences and Events; National Association of Social

Workers – CA Chapter; Sacramento, CA

37. Event Intern; Signature Marketing Group; Langhorne, PA

38. Director, Meetings; Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) ;

Arlington, VA

39. Meetings Coordinator; Society of Research Administrators

International (SRA); Arlington, VA

40. Marketing Events Manager; Cisco; Hallbergmoos, Munich, Germany

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

42. Sales – Exhibit Manager; Health Industry Distributors Association –

HIDA; Alexandria, VA

43. Executive Administrator / Events Coordinator; Perot Systems

Government Services; McLean, VA

44. Senior Exhibits Manager; American Chemical Society; Washington, DC

45. Manager, Conferences and Outreach; American Psychological

Association; Washington, DC

46. Program Manager, Events; Association of Children's Museums;

Washington, DC

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1. Manager of Conferences; Color Marketing Group; Alexandria, VA

Color Marketing Group is a non profit association of color and design

professionals who are based throughout the world. We are seeking an

experienced Manager of Conferences to join our dynamic organization

based at 5845 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, 22303. The ideal candidate

will have at least three years experience of planning and managing major

events from site selection to onsite direction and logistical support.

Experience of managing conference budget and costs is preferred, as is

experience of working in the nonprofit sector. This full time role

reports directly to the Executive Director and offers a highly

competitive benefits package. Travel throughout the US, Canada and/or

Europe is required at least twice per year to support CMG's conference

events and other US travel is required to support regional meetings. To

apply please send your resume and covering letter to

sgriffis@colormarketing.org. Please also state your salary requirements.

CMG is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Contact: Sharon Griffis

sgriffis@colormarketing.org

http://www.colormarketing.org

2. National Sales Manager; Venetian and Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino; Las

Vegas, NV

The primary responsibility of the National Sales Manager is to secure

group business composed of 601 rooms (or more) with function space and

food and beverage events while increasing revenues and maximizing the

average daily room rate. All duties are to be performed in accordance

with departmental and The Venetian Casino Resort's policies, practices,

and procedures.

Minimum Employment Requirements: 21+ years of age, proof of eligibility

to work in the United States, High School diploma or equivalent,

communicate effectively in English both in oral and written form,

interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts,

maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to

Venetian standards, work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Specific Job Requirements:Two years previous hotel sales experience in a

4 -5 star property required, proficient in PC software (Delphi, Windows,

Excel, MS Word, Daylight and Microsoft Exchange), access computer

keyboard and operate office equipment, organizational skills to function

effectively under time constraints, within established deadlines and

attention to detail, effective listening abilities with strong judgment

skills, maintain a professional image and enthusiastic attitude at all

times, especially when traveling on business, physical ability to lift

and push sales boxes and displays that may exceed 50 pounds at a time,

move freely about the office, frequent bending and reaching, ability to

carry and distribute hotel sales literature. Work in a fast-paced, busy,

and somewhat stressful environment, maintain physical stamina and proper

mental attitude and ability to deal effectively with guests, management,

team members and outside contacts while working under pressure and

meeting deadlines, able to frequently move freely about the office, sit

for long periods and withstand various activities such as frequent

walking, standing, bending, maintain manual dexterity to access computer

via computer keyboard and operate office equipment, such as telephones,

copiers, fax machine, etc. and able to access all areas of the facility

and travel off property when representing the Venetian.

Contact: Deanna Burgess

Phone: 702-414-4018

Fax: 702-414-4806

Deanna.burgess@venetianpalazzo.com

3. National Sales Manager; Tampa Bay & Company (CVB); Tampa, FL

Exciting Tampa!

Located along the sparkling waters of central Florida's west coast,

Tampa Bay has achieved the status of the ideal meeting destination.

With 21,000 hotel rooms and our signature waterfront 600,000 square foot

convention center, the area features major theme parks, world-class

beaches, professional sports franchises, a vibrant arts community and a

historic Latin Quarter, Ybor City. You'll join a seasoned staff of

hospitality professionals whose mission is to generate economic

development through tourism for the Tampa Bay area. And you'll have

fun, too! Tampa Bay & Company was voted as the 2008 “Best Place to

Work” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Opportunity:

Put your industry sales experience to work to attract the multicultural

and religious market segments to Tampa Bay. Attend industry trade

shows, organize sales missions, initiate familiarization tours, prepare

client proposals, generate convention center and hotel leads and

bookings, develop bid presentations, and maintain close working

relationships with area hotels, attractions and convention facilities

while serving as a liaison between meeting planners, our community and

Tampa Bay & Company (the convention and visitors bureau).

Compensation:

Dependent upon experience and within DMAI salary range, additional 15%

of salary is based on incentive compensation plan. We offer a rich

benefits package including 100% paid health, dental, life insurance, and

401(k) Plan with a 5% company match, 11 paid holidays, and 12 to 33 days

of paid time off.

Qualifications:Four year degree and/or 4 years of hotel, convention

center and/or hospitality industry sales experience; excellent

communication and organizational skills. Ability to establish

priorities, meet deadlines, and achieve goals efficiently and

effectively. Must be able to use MS Office products including, Word,

Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Industry certification a plus.

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter with salary

requirements today!

Contact: JoLynn Lokey

HR@VisitTampaBay.com

http://www.VisitTampaBay.com

4. Events Intern/Meeting Assistant; NAFTZ; Washington, DC

International Trade Association Seeking Events Intern/Meeting

AssistantAn intern is needed to assist the Conference Manager in

coordinating a four day Annual Seminar/Conference & Expo in Palm Beach,

Florida. The intern's responsibilities include seminar preparation,

on-site and post seminar tasks, and coordinating logistics with the

Conference Manager. The ideal candidate for this position has strong

communication and organizational skills, demonstrate initiative, work

independently, and must possess a “can-do” attitude. The internship will

last for 3 months beginning in June 2008. Some travel is required.

Compensation for the position will be $10-12/hour. All travel costs will

be covered by the Association and a per diem allowance will be provided.

Be prepared to work hard and have fun.

The application deadline is June 6, 2008. Please send a resume and cover

letter to Winsome Walker at wwalker@naftz.org, fax (202) 331-1994, or by

mail at: NAFTZ, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 350, Washington DC

20036. E-mail correspondence is preferred. No telephone inquiries

please.

Contact: Winsome Wallker

Phone: 202-331-1950

Fax: 202-331-1994

wwalker@naftz.org

5. Exhibitions Sales Assistant; Water Environment Federation;

Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4481219

6. Meeting Services Manager; International Risk Management Institute,

Inc. (IRMI); Dallas, TX

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4478853

7. Events Manager; Marshall & Ilsley (M&I); Brookfield, WI

Description

* Talk with clients about events and offer suggestions to make sure

their requests can be met.

* Negotiate the type and costs of services to be provided, within a

budget.

* Consult with management to make sure adequate staff members are

rostered for duty and with catering staff to plan the menu.

* Organize the venue and make sure that it is appropriately set up,

with regard to seating and decor.

* Consult with service providers such as caterers and transport

companies.

* Prepare the annual budget package.

* Ensures compliance of department & governmental regulations

regarding food handling.

* Develops menus and theme days for the sites that are cost

effective, flavorful & innovative.

* Design, implement and update regular reports and their

preparation.

* Coordinate staff to make sure that the program of events occurs on

time, for example, the serving of food and refreshments.

* Coordinate and negotiate outside facility usage when center may be

at capacity.

* Follow up with the client to arrange payment and, after the event,

to supervise the service provided.

* Collect and analyze data on projects undertaken, and report on

project outcomes.

* Find solutions to problems concerning services or programs

provided, or the people affected.

* Advise senior management on matters requiring their attention and

implement their decisions

* Review and develop administrative systems and procedures.

* Oversee work by contractors and report on variations to work

orders.

* Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Please apply online at www.mibankcareers.com or send a resume with cover

letter to linda.karlheim@micorp.com.

8. Global Sales Manager; Allied International/PRA Destination

Management; New York, NY

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7090

9. Event Planner; Northeastern University School of Law; Boston, MA

High quality events are a trademark at the Northeastern University

School of Law. This part-time (approximately 25 hours/week, 10

months/year) non-benefits eligible position is responsible for much of

the event planning, marketing and operational assistance to faculty and

staff for an average of 60 events per academic year. Services provided

include:

* creating and executing marketing plans for events

* coordinating event-related activities with internal and external

service providers, e.g., caterers, University offices of Computer

Services, Facilities, space reservations, Office of Public Relations,

etc.

* supervising execution of the event, including event day management

and staffing–this can include re­arrangement of heavy furniture, as

necessary.

Must maintain well-documented procedures for planning and follow-up on

all events. The Event Planner is also the main contact for those

interested in renting or utilizing Law School space for their own

events.

This is a customer service-oriented job in a busy office. Candidates

must have at least two years of event planning experience, preferably in

an academic setting. The right candidate will be an energetic

self-­starter, enthusiastic, outgoing, mature and able to work with a

diverse constituency and to interface well with many different

departments. S/he must be creative, able to work a very flexible

schedule, juggle multiple tasks and be able to budget creatively. Must

work evening and weekend hours whenever dictated by our event schedule.

Exceptional follow-through skills are essential, as are attention to

detail and an understanding of the role that events play in the branding

of the Law School. A bachelor's degree is required. This exciting

part-time job is ideal for someone who wants a flexible work schedule

and enjoys producing high quality events. The pay range is $25-$30/hour.

Applicants please send cover letter, resume and three references to

Janis Galligan, Director of Administrative Operations and Personnel at:

j.galligan@neu.edu.

10. Director, Conventions and Education; American Composites

Manufacturers Association; Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2898859

11. Trade Show Manager; International Dairy Foods Association;

Washington, DC

Major food trade association at Metro Center seeks experienced,

hard-working professional to help manage large trade show. Requires 5

years' experience in trade show management, including exhibit sales,

sponsorships, planning, promotions, operations, budget management, and

ability to work with senior executives in fast-paced environment. Must

have excellent writing and presentation abilities; Microsoft Project

desirable.

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

to tboyle@idfa.org or via fax at (202) 331-7820 Attn: Human Resources.

12. Conventions & Meetings Assistant; Specialty Graphic Imaging

Association (SGIA); Fairfax, VA

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) seeks a Meeting

Planning/Convention Assistant. Duties include: coordination of projects

and tasks for convention, conferences and seminars. Responds to member

and exhibitor requests; prepares convention documents; copy writing,

proofreading, and coordination of production of workshop and seminar

materials.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written

communication skills, be highly organized; customer-service oriented,

and have excellent computer skills with knowledge of Word, Excel and

Databases.

Must be able to multi-task. Association experience, four- year degree

and some meeting planning experience preferred. Travel required. Office

is located near Old Town Fairfax, VA. Telecommuting is not supported.

Qualified applicants please forward your resume with salary history and

requirements to hr@sgia.org. No phone calls please. Principals only!

13. SHEA Meetings & Exhibits Manager; Society for Healthcare

Epidemiology of America; Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2897899

14. Manager, Marketing Communications – emphasis in E-initiatives;

Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau; Lansing, MI

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4484286

15. Sr. Event Coordinator; Taylor Grey Inc.; Norwalk, CT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4313664

16. Events Manager; Texas Union – The University of Texas at Austin;

Austin, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4478759

17. Manager of Sales Administration; Minding Your Business; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4491334

18. Convention Manager; American Association of Neurological Surgeons;

Rolling Meadows, IL

Located in the Northwest suburbs, the American Association of

Neurological Surgeons is seeking the position of Convention Manager to

interact with medical professionals, hospitality industry professionals

and association staff effectively and manage multiple projects

simultaneously.

Reporting to the Director of Meetings, the qualified candidate will be

primarily responsible for management and execution of various size

meetings including one city-wide convention. Specific duties include

staff supervision, contract negotiations, marketing, logistics, prepare

for and conduct site visits, budgets, bill reconciliation,

post-conference evaluation and maintaining historical records. This

candidate will also interact with the Annual Meeting planning committee.

The qualified candidate will possess good organizational and problem

solving skills, independent decision-making, good financial planning

skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and professional

presence. Preferably five or more years meeting planning and

supervisory experience in a nonprofit, healthcare environment or hotel

convention services or catering community. CMP designation preferred.

Please submit your resume along with salary history via email to

pla@aans.org with the subject line Convention Manager. Resumes without

salary history will not be considered. No phone calls please.

19. Conference Director; Confidential; Washington, DC

DC trade association seeks a Conference Director for a large and growing

annual training conference. Oversee activities related to the

development and execution of the conference including exhibit hall

management, faculty coordination, conference registration, continuing

education, vendor and sponsor relationships, and onsite operations. This

is not a meeting planner position. This position reports to the

Executive Vice President. Candidate must demonstrate flexibility,

excellent written and oral communication skills, project management,

sound judgment, organization and reliability. Must be proficient in

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Experience with conference

planning and online registration required. Salary commensurate with

experience. Please send resume and salary requirements to

resume@nccbh.org. Farragut North Metro

20. Seminar Specialist; NADA; McLean, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4487592

21. Director, Conventions & Education; American Composites Manufacturers

Association; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?exclude=2184558&site_id=518&jb=4487019

22. Meeting Planner; National Recreation and Park Association; Ashburn,

VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?exclude=2184558&site_id=518&jb=4484835

23. Exhibits Specialist; National Recreation and Park Association;

Ashburn, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?exclude=2184558&site_id=518&jb=4484811

24. Assistant; JNI Meeting & Group Management; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7113

25. Director of Destinantion Management and Meeetings Operations; ME

Productions; Hollywood, FL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7112

26. Knowledge (Education) Manager; Meeting Professionals International;

Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7106

27. Editor in Chief; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7101

28. Director of Community Development; Meeting Professionals

International; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7102

29. Manager of Public Relations and Communications; Meeting

Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7103

30. Director of Sales; Packard Hospitality Group, LLC; Anchorage, AK

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7104

31. Meeting Planner; American Express Travel; Stamford, CT

When you represent a name like American Express, you have an immediate

professional advantage … respect.

In this key role, you will coordinate all logistical details, including

travel, site selection, contract negotiations for various meetings,

exhibits and conventions. Meetings range in size from 10 to 3,000 or

more.

We are seeking a candidate with three to five years of meeting planning

experience with exceptional customer service skills. The ideal candidate

will possess the ability to build and maintain strong relationships

through the knowledge of the meetings industry as well as possess solid

negotiation skills. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a

heavy workload while working under pressure and with tight deadlines.

Computer skills to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes.

Strong organizational and problem solving skills are a must. The

candidate must possess excellent venue knowledge in addition to a

thorough understanding of event locations, logistics and managing an

event from conception to completion. Estimated travel is approximately

35-50%.

We offer top compensation and exciting benefits including

medical/dental/vision plans, 401(k) and much more!

Interested individuals should apply online at

americanexpress.com/traveljobs. Enter req. # 102525BR.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer.

32. Events/Membership Intern; Advertising Women of New York/AWNY; New

York, NY

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7107

33. Manager, Scientific and Corporate Meetings; The American Heart

Association; Dallas, TX

What's your motivation? For some it's the opportunity to do

extraordinary work or to develop challenging new skill sets. For others,

it's the ability to make a difference in people's lives or take on

growing levels of responsibility and leadership. However you define your

professional goals, you have the opportunity to achieve them at the

American Heart Association (AHA). We have an excellent opportunity for a

Manager, Scientific and Corporate Meetings in our Science Operations

office.

The selected candidate will research meeting facilities and negotiate

contracts with hotels and vendors to obtain the most cost-effective and

suitable accommodations for off-site meetings. Manage and arrange all

logistics for scientific and corporate meetings as well as the annual

Scientific Sessions. Enforce meeting standards, policies and procedures

for all meetings. Provide on-site management of meetings and events as

needed. Candidate will communicate planning deadlines with program

staff, establish menus and other meeting specifications with staff,

prepare function forms for distribution to staff, hotel and vendors to

communicate needs. Responsibilities will also include, managing meeting

logistics on-site as needed for 75-plus attendees to ensure meeting is a

success and verification, reconciliation and processing of hotel and

vendor invoices.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years meetings/convention planning

experience or a combination of training, experience and education.

Knowledge of meeting planning technology. Proficiency 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. Strong

interpersonal skills. Ability to travel 30-40%.

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.

34. General Manager, Meetings & Conferences; ICANN; Marina del Rey, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7095

35. Director, Account Operations; Experient; San Jose, CA

Experient is currently seeking a confident and dynamic Director, Account

Operations to be located in San Jose, CA. As a Director, Account

Operations, you will have immediate responsibility for ensuring

Experient delivers the highest quality meetings in accordance with

pre-established account measures. The Director will develop, implement

and monitor department process and standards to ensure company and

client satisfaction. Director will oversee operations located in San

Jose and Raleigh, NC. This position will have overall management of 30+

Account staff to include hiring, managing, and resource coordinating

while providing strategic level leadership in the areas of goal

development, consultation, training and professional development.

Requirements include: 7 – 10 years of prior management experience

leading a planning department toward higher achievement, deep

understanding of total event logistics ranging from sales, registration,

housing and logistics planning, ability to travel 30%, exceptional

interpersonal skills, proven experience with making decisions and

process management. Experient offers eligibility to competitive health,

dental, vision, prescription, short/long-term disability and life

insurances upon hire.

To be considered for this position at Experient, please submit your

resume on our website at http://www.experient-inc.com/careers.html. Do

NOT send to email below. EOE

36. Director of Conferences and Events; National Association of Social

Workers – CA Chapter; Sacramento, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7097

37. Event Intern; Signature Marketing Group; Langhorne, PA

An Event Intern is responsible for assisting the Event Operations

department in managing the tactical requirements of producing multiple

events including pre-event, on-site and post event details.

Professional Qualities

Enrollment in a Hotel/Recreation/Meeting/Tourism Management, Marketing

or Public Relations accredited degree program.

Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

Willingness to travel for programs, including weekends.

Strong attention to detail and creative instincts.

Basic knowledge of event and meeting management industry.

Willingness to show integrity.

Strong customer service skils.

Articulate, positive communications (written and verbal) with all levels

of clients.

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Stephanie Krzywanski,

Director of Event Operations at stephanie.k@s-m-g.com

38. Director, Meetings; Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP);

Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2900599

39. Meetings Coordinator; Society of Research Administrators

International (SRA); Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2899332

40. Marketing Events Manager; Cisco; Hallbergmoos, Munich, Germany

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4488217

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

Conference and exposition management firm in Reston, VA 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 $35K. Send

resume to: jobs@conferencemanagers.com

42. Sales – Exhibit Manager; Health Industry Distributors Association –

HIDA; Alexandria, VA

The Health Industry Distributors Association has an opportunity

available for an Exhibit Manager. This position manages all sales

activities as they relate to trade show booth and sponsorships. Key

elements of the job description follow, but are not limited to:

1) Manage sales activities to potential exhibit companies primarily via

phone and through written promotional communication,

2) Identify and pursue new leads and document changing data and trends;

execute exhibit sales campaign relative to recruitment of new and/or

former exhibitors,

3) Assist in the development of strategic-sales plans focused on

increasing revenue and communicating value to participating medical

exhibitors,

4) Coordinate annual budgetary efforts related to exhibit, Annual

Meeting promotion, and sponsorship programs,

5) Maintain exhibit and sponsorship databases inclusive of priority

point policy; process and track exhibit applications.

BA degree with a minimum of two years of experience, preferably in a

non-profit medical association. Strong personal communication skills

with organized written and verbal abilities necessary. Must be able to

manage multiple projects with the ability to work independently with

exhibitors, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and leadership. Ability to

travel for work-related activities is required as is a professional

image. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered. Reply

to recruiter@hida.org.

43. Executive Administrator / Events Coordinator; Perot Systems

Government Services; McLean, VA

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44. Senior Exhibits Manager; American Chemical Society; Washington, DC

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45. Manager, Conferences and Outreach; American Psychological

Association; Washington, DC

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46. Program Manager, Events; Association of Children's Museums;

Washington, DC

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