Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 18 August 2008


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 18 August 2008

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

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Senior Meeting Planner; NAEYC; Washington, DC

2. Sales Coordinator (0011-08); National Apartment Association;

Arlington, VA

3. Sales Manager; Norris Conference Centers – Austin; Austin, TX

4. Sales Manager; Rocky Mountain Connections; Park City, UT

5. Event Planner; The Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC

6. Meeting Planning and Registration Intern; California Science Teachers

Association; Sacramento, CA

7. Conference Center Host/Hostess; Thompson & Knight LLP; Dallas, TX

8. Special Events Intern; Billboard Magazine; New York, NY

9. Meetings Coordinator (Part-Time); Cable & Telecommunications Assoc.

for Marketing; Alexandria, VA

10. Assistant Director-Special Events/Women's Division; Albert Einstein

College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; New York, NY

11. Sales Manager; HILTON ALEXANDRIA; Alexandria, VA

12. General Manager; Confidential; Philadelphia, PA

13. Director of National Accounts, VA & MD; Philadelphia Convention and

Visitors Bureau; Washington, DC/Philadelphia, PA

14. Director of Events; ASUG; Chicago, IL

15. Meeting Coordinator; American Association for Clinical Chemistry;

Washington, DC

16. Sales / General Mgr of Events; One World Theatre – Hartt & Soul

Productions; Austin, TX

17. Director, Brand Compliance Operations; Choice Hotels International;

Silver Spring, MD

18. Conference Center Sales Manager; Phoenix Convention Center; Phoenix,

AZ

19. Sales Manager; Dreamtex International; Hialeah, FL

20. Manger, Walk for the Animals; The Humane Society of the United

States; Gaithersburg, MD

21. Contract Sales Representative; Tourism Kelowna; Toronto, ON, Canada

22. Meeting Planner; GOJO Industries, Inc.; Akron, OH

23. Assistant Director of Donor Relations; The Cleveland Museum of Art;

Cleveland, OH

24. Event-Account Manager – DMC (Lake Tahoe); Destination Services-DSC;

Incline Village, NV

25. Event Coordinator/Administrative Assistant; Odeum Sports & Expo

Center; Villa Park, IL

26. Conference Coordinator / Conference Registrar; International

Baccalaureate; New York, NY

27. Event Sales & Booking Representative; Odeum Sports & Expo Center;

Villa Park, IL

28. Meetings and Education Coordinator; International Anesthesia

Research Society (IARS); San Francisco, CA

29. Sales and Events Internship; Disney; Lake Buena Vista, FL

30. Sales and Travel Public Relations Internship; Disney; Lake Buena

Vista, FL

31. CTSC Special Events Coordinator; Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA

32. Conference Materials Coordinator (Admin); Circle Solutions, Inc.;

Vienna, VA

33. Event Planner; SAIC; McLean, VA

34. Manager Conference Services; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

35. Manager – Events and Meeting Services; TRIAD; Minneapolis, MN

36. Meeting and Event Manager; University of Central Missouri;

Warrensburg, MO

37. Meeting Planner; American Institutes for Research; Washington, DC

38. Director of Sales; Phoenix Convention Center; Phoenix, AZ

39. Executive Director; San Luis Obispo County Visitors and Conference

Bureau; San Luis Obispo, CA

40. Director of Reservation Sales; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington,

DC

41. Director, Corp. Communications; Choice Hotels International; Silver

Spring, MD

42. Hotel Room Sales Manager; Colony South Hotel; Clinton, MD

43. Assistant Director Of Sales; HOLIDAY INN ARLINGTON; Arlington, VA

44. Sales Manager; Clarion Resort; Ocean City, MD

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

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. Senior Meeting Planner; NAEYC; Washington, DC

NAEYC, an early childhood educational association is seeking a

self-motivated, detail-oriented senior meeting planning professional to

join our outstanding Conference team to manage and coordinate logistics

for our annual professional development institute 2000+ attendees) and

assist with planning and support for our annual national city-wide

conference (20,000+ attendees). Duties include preparing RFP's,

analyzing vendor contracts, preparing room setups (catering and

audiovisual coordination), scheduling sessions, coordinating staff

travel, providing material for the conference programs, and onsite

management.

B.A. degree and a minimum of 5-7 years experience in coordinating

logistics for association conferences and multi-hotel meetings are

required. CMP or coursework is a plus. Must be able to work

independently, meet deadlines, and prioritize work. Managing multiple

projects is essential. The ideal candidate will be a team player who

possesses excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and has the

ability to work under pressure to achieve and produce a seamless event.

A working knowledge of databases, MS Office and the ability to travel is

also required.

Salary is $60-$65K with excellent benefits, pleasant work environment,

near Metro. Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to

HR/Conference, NAEYC, 1313 L Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC

20005-4101 or e-mail hr@naeyc.org or fax 202-328-1846. EOE

2. Sales Coordinator (0011-08); National Apartment Association;

Arlington, VA

Summary of Position:

The Sales Coordinator tracks and collects all advertising information

monthly, i.e. contracts, ad materials and invoices. This position also

includes collecting new NSC company membership applications for the

executive committee to vote on and to coordinate all the new member

benefits for these companies. This position will cross train on

answering supplier questions on the department's three trade shows and

sponsorship opportunities. The sales coordinator will report to the

Sales Manager.

ADVERTISING Ø Prepares and distributes UNITS media kits

Ø Promotes and sells classified advertisements

Ø Prepares and tracks Insertion Orders and artwork for all publications

as specified on ad manifests provided by Director of National Sales

Ø Checks in new artwork as it comes in and provides list of new art to

Director of National Sales

Ø Tracks ad sales and payments in iMIS and generates sales reports

Ø Create and mail advertising sales invoices

NATIONAL SUPPLIERS COUNCIL Ø Prepares new NSC candidates' list to be

voted on

Ø Tracks and collects NSC company descriptions for NSC Directory and

biographies

Ø Enters NSC company descriptions in computer for use in NSC Buyers

Guide as well as in IMiS database

Ø Tracks and helps coordinate new NSC member profiles in Units Magazine

TRADE SHOW & SPONSORSHIP Cross trains on:

Ø Answering supplier questions regarding the June Trade Show, Student

Housing and the Green Conference

Ø Learns the exhibitor files: contracts, copies of payments, and forms

Ø Learns how to track exhibitor payments, enters them in iMIS database

and generates reports

Ø Assists in the administration of Sponsorship programs

Other

Ø Other duties as assigned

Required:Bachelor's Degree; outgoing; excellent customer service skills,

written and oral communication skills; ability with numbers; and

proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred: One year of business experience; and experience with iMis.

Interested candidates, please reference #0011-08, Sales Coordinator and

forward your resume, cover letter and salary history to: Human

Resources, National Apartment Association, 4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite

400, Arlington, Virginia 22203 or e-mail to resumes@naahq.org. No phone

calls, please. E.O.E.

NAA offers a generous benefits package which includes health, dental,

vision, life, long and short term disability, tuition reimbursement,

401(k), parking/commuting assistance, flexible spending account,

vacation and sick leave.

3. Sales Manager; Norris Conference Centers – Austin; Austin, TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7291

4. Sales Manager; Rocky Mountain Connections; Park City, UT

Manager in the Park City Area with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience

in sales for the Hospitality Industry.

RMC is searching for a dedicated hospitality sales manager to lead

business development initiates in the Park City and Deer Valley markets.

Successful candidates will have experience with cold calling, lead

generation, writing proposals and conducting sales presentations.

Excellent written & verbal communication, and relationship building

skills a must. Candidates should be highly motivated, goal oriented,

able to multi-task while still meeting deadlines and be able to thrive

in self directed work environment. Must have excellent computer skills

and be well versed with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

DMC operations background, hotel convention experience and local

relationships a plus

Please send resume with salary requirements and references to Ms. Wren

Stein at wren@rockymtncon.com

5. Event Planner; The Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC

Seeking a highly motivated event planner with a strong event management

background for a long-term temporary position at a conservative think

tank. The candidate must have solid project and time management skills

and a great attendtion to detail. The candidate will produce and oversee

events including researching site locations, tracking event attendees,

managing protocol issues and security liaisons. Experience with contact

negotiations and vendor relations preferred.

The applicant must have the ability to communicate with individuals at

all professional levels and have excellent writing, presentation and

public speaking skills. Must be willing to travel.

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to

ann.bula@heritage.org

6. Meeting Planning and Registration Intern; California Science Teachers

Association; Sacramento, CA

The California Science Teachers Association (CSTA) is seeking an intern

to work part-time in the CSTA offices and at the annual conference as a

registrar, registration desk manager, and meeting planner's assistant.

Internship Dates: September 15 – November 14, 2008. The Intern would be

required to travel to San Jose, CA for a minimum of three days and two

nights to work at the conference (Wednesday, October 29 – Friday,

October 31).

Office Location: Sacramento, CA

Event Location and Dates: San Jose, CA, October 30-November 2, 2008

Conference Description: The California Science Education Conference is

an annual event hosted by the California Science Teachers Association.

The conference is in it's 17th year. The event draws 2,500 science

teachers from all over California for 4 days of education, exhibits, and

networking. The event features over 250 sessions and a 200 exhibit booth

trade show.

Internship Description: The intern would work under the supervision of

the registration manager and the meeting planner. Duties will include

processing registrations, communicating over e-mail and phone with

registrants, monitoring conference's on-line discussion group, printing

and organizing attendee and exhibitor badges and packets, proofing

conference documents, preparing shipment of conference materials, and

participation in conference planning meetings. During the conference,

the intern will be invited to participate in pre-conference meetings

with the meeting planner, will work as a second and back-up registration

desk manager, train registration volunteers, and work alongside the

meeting planner when registration duties allow.

Work schedule: 10 – 15 hours/week, flexible schedule as long as work is

completed during regular office hours of Monday – Friday, between 8:30

am – 5:00 pm. A full 8 hour day will be required for working during the

conference.

For more information about CSTA and the conference, please visit

http://www.cascience.org/.

Compensation: This is an un-paid internship. Free parking is provided.

For days worked at conference, compensation will be provided.

Qualifications: Preferably some college education with an interest in

gaining experience in convention planning. The ideal candidate would be

detail-oriented, reliable, and posses a desire to learn about meeting

planning, meeting registration, and non-profit association convention

planning in general.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Jessica Lewis

Conference Manager

California Science Teachers Association

3800 Watt Ave., Suite 100

Sacramento, CA 95821

Fax: (916) 979-7023

E-mail: conference@cascience.org

7. Conference Center Host/Hostess; Thompson & Knight LLP; Dallas, TX

Thompson & Knight, a large international law firm based in Dallas, Texas

currently has an opening for a Conference Center Host/Hostess. The

successful candidate will assist our Conference Center Coordinator by

providing backup for placement of meal orders for meetings, office

events planning and other Conference Center-related duties.

The Conference Center Host/Hostess will also be responsible for

welcoming guests and making them comfortable, providing assistance in

the Beverage Center, and assisting guests with phone calls, directions

and other information, as well as meeting other guest needs as required.

Qualified Candidates should possess:

* Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years related experience

* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively

communicate with all levels of guests and staff

* Excellent telephone, oral and written communication skills

* Professional appearance and demeanor

* Strong organizational skills

* Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

* Experience in the use of computers with Windows-based operating

environment

Job Conditions:

This position requires a high degree of mobility. While performing the

duties of this job, employee is regularly required to stand for extended

periods of time, walk and reach with hands and arms and have the ability

to utilize telephone switchboard equipment and software.

Please forward resume with salary requirements to:

laurie.debardeleben@tklaw.com

Please reference Conference Center Host/Hostess in subject line of

email.

8. Special Events Intern; Billboard Magazine; New York, NY

Interns are expected from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. three days a week.

Days are flexible. Unpaid position; should be receiving college credit.

Description:

Students will interact in a professional environment and are expected to

perform a number of tasks. The focus of our work in the special events

department relates to the planning of music industry conferences and how

they are marketed. Duties include but are not limited to: increasing

conference attendance by researching potential attendees; identifying

and researching new companies to attend conferences; analyzing our

program verses competing events; assisting in the creation & update of

promotional materials, website updates, mailings and advertisements.

Qualifications:

Interns must have a general knowledge of the computer, including excel,

word, and be familiar with e-mail and the Internet. Interns are

expected to manage event databases and keep contact lists updated. Good

communication and organization skills are necessary as duties also

include fielding telephone inquiries from potential attendees/sponsors.

How to Apply

Contact:

Lisa DiAntonio

Billboard

770 Broadway, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10003

ldiantonio@billboard.com

9. Meetings Coordinator (Part-Time); Cable & Telecommunications Assoc.

for Marketing; Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2956445

10. Assistant Director-Special Events/Women's Division; Albert Einstein

College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; New York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4681210

11. Sales Manager; HILTON ALEXANDRIA; Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26835816&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

12. General Manager; Confidential; Philadelphia, PA

Premier Center City Hospitality Office has an immediate opening for a

General Manager (GM). Candidates must have a minimum of 10 (ten) years'

management experience in the hospitality industry, if possible in the

public service sector, and a master's degree is preferred. Applicants

must be results-oriented with a proven track record of success, a

developer of people, and a strong decision maker. Ideal candidate will

have excellent people skills; ability to successfully lead managers and

supervisors; and develop strategic partnerships with contractors,

government entities, and other outside organizations providing service.

Within our organization, a successful GM is defined as . . .

* An individual who can oversee day-to-day responsibilities in the

operations of the facility and successfully lead and supervise a team of

efficient managers and supervisors.

* A strategic thinker who collaborates with department heads experts

in the convention and tourism industry to ensure increased levels of

customers and employee satisfaction, while improving the efficiency of

manpower.

* A developer who recommends and implements policies and procedures

necessary for the operation, maintenance and repair of the facility.

* One who handles multiple projects and priorities simultaneously in

a fast-paced and challenging environment while maintaining budget and

cost control.

* A people and service-oriented professional who builds effective

working relationships with contractors, government entities, and other

outside organizations.

We provide a challenging and friendly work environment, as well as an

outstanding Compensation and Benefits package, including a cost-shared

health, vision, dental insurance, disability, life insurance, long term

care, sick, personal, vacation leave, and a pension plan. A satisfactory

background check is required of the successful applicant. Qualified

candidates may e-mail resume and salary requirements to

adepartment77@yahoo.com. EOE. Reasonable accommodations available upon

request.

13. Director of National Accounts, VA & MD; Philadelphia Convention and

Visitors Bureau; Washington, DC/Philadelphia, PA

The Director of National Accounts, VA & MD is responsible for

maintaining and actively building the national association market

located in Virginia and Maryland for account meetings of 1,500 rooms on

peak and above. This position actively generates and closes on citywide

convention business opportunities that utilize the Pennsylvania

Convention Center and multiple hotels in Philadelphia.

The ideal candidate must have:

1. Strong connection and/or passion for Philadelphia in order to

effectively sell this remarkable east coast destination.

2. Demonstrated experience in selling citywide conventions in a very

competitive landscape.

3. Demonstrated experience in the entire sales process which

encompasses generating leads to contract signature.

4. Strong knowledge of the competitive landscape primarily on the east

coast and secondarily, of the entire U.S.

5. Preference will be shown to the candidate(s) that offer the above

requirements and that are already established and reside in the

Washington, DC metropolitan market.

6. Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact: Pat Kraft Hilpl

Phone: 215-636-3300

Fax: 215-636-3327

patkh@pcvb.org

Home

14. Director of Events; ASUG; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4684120

15. Meeting Coordinator; American Association for Clinical Chemistry;

Washington, DC

A national association in downtown DC seeks a Meetings Coordinator to

manage logistics of the associations small meetings and to assist the

Meetings Manager and the Director of Meetings with the Association's

annual meeting with over 20,000 attendees.

Responsibilities include but not limited to negotiating small to medium

size hotel contracts for AACC Committee Meetings, preparing RFP's,

Banquet Event Orders (BEO), audio visual and meeting room set-up

specifications. Acts as on-site liaison between headquarters hotel

personnel and association staff and affiliate organizations, during

annual meeting. Maintain meeting history through database entry.

Requires an Associate's degree and one to three years of related

meetings/event planning experience in an association or hotel. Must

possess good writing skills, be self-motivated, and capable of handling

multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent telephone and interpersonal

skills required. Positive team player who is accountable for initiating

and managing projects through to completion. MS Windows, Excel and

Access proficiency needed.

Excellent benefit package which includes paid health insurance, generous

leave package and pension, convenient metro accessible location and a

great environment.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

resumes@aacc.org. EOE

16. Sales / General Mgr of Events; One World Theatre – Hartt & Soul

Productions; Austin, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4682096

17. Director, Brand Compliance Operations; Choice Hotels International;

Silver Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26806241&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

18. Conference Center Sales Manager; Phoenix Convention Center; Phoenix,

AZ

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2958028

19. Sales Manager; Dreamtex International; Hialeah, FL

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2957981

20. Manger, Walk for the Animals; The Humane Society of the United

States; Gaithersburg, MD

The Humane Society of the United States is seeking an experienced events

professional to plan and implement annual walk event in DC. The

successful candidate will manage walk events in conjunction with local

shelter partners. Responsibilities include coordination with other HSUS

departments to secure sponsors, maintaining walk website and e-mail

messaging campaigns, maintaining the budget, obtaining publicity for

events, creating event materials, and managing on-site Walk event

details. Also responsible for expanding walk events to other cities to

raise funds and awareness of The HSUS and local shelters as well as

providing logistical support for other HSUS events. Bachelors degree in

communications, public relations, non-profit management, fundraising or

related subject required. Minimum two years experience in special

events, public relations environment. Knowledge of and interest in

animal welfare issues preferred. This position is located in

Gaithersburg, MD. Salary in the mid-$30s. Please send cover letter and

resume to HRjobs@humanesociety.org or fax 301-548-7701.

21. Contract Sales Representative; Tourism Kelowna; Toronto, ON, Canada

Tourism Kelowna seeks an energetic individual looking to add a new fresh

destination to their sales portfolio. This contract position will be

based in the Greater Toronto area and will focus on generating room

night sales in the Meetings & Incentive Travel market segment for

Kelowna. Responsibilities include direct sales, and statistics tracking

and reporting. The successful candidate should possess strong

communication and inter-personal relationship skills and have a proven

ability to sell. Knowledge of Kelowna is an asset.

Please submit your resume to hr@tourismkelowna.com or by mail to 544

Harvey Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6C9

22. Meeting Planner; GOJO Industries, Inc.; Akron, OH

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7307

23. Assistant Director of Donor Relations; The Cleveland Museum of Art;

Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Museum of Art is currently seeking candidates for the

position of Assistant Director of Donor Relations. To enhance the

museum's relationship with its constituents during the Campaign for The

Cleveland Museum of Art and beyond, this individual has the primary

responsibility of developing, implementing and managing a program of

donor stewardship and cultivation.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

1. Design, implement, evaluate and manage a cultivation and

stewardship program to enhance the museum's relationship with selected

friends, supporters, donors and other constituents as required. This

includes working closely with the deputy director of development and

external affairs, director of development, and senior development

officers to expand recognition efforts, outreach, stewardship and

cultivation events and programs to advance the museum's development

efforts.

2. In partnership with directors and associate directors of

development, develop, implement, and communicate strategic programs and

activities for donors and prospective donors that advance its

development efforts, including those involving the expansion and

renovation plan as well as ongoing steady state support.

3. Serve as the liaison between the development and special events

departments to ensure timely coordination of events and programs and to

alleviate potential conflicts and concerns.

4. Oversees communication of donor related events and programs to the

appropriate parties.

5. Assure timely coordination with development services to ensure

that event information is consistently and accurately entered into the

fundraising database and to prepare event invitation/attendance reports.

Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Requirements: The successful candidate must have a Bachelor's degree

(BA) and a minimum of five years related experience in

fundraising/stewardship positions and/or training; or equivalent

combination of education and experience with demonstrated success.

Qualified applicants should send resumes, curricula vitae, three

professional references or other relevant credentials to:

Human Resources (ADDR)

The Cleveland Museum of Art

11150 East Boulevard

Cleveland, OH 44106-1797

E-Mail: resume@clevelandart.org

No Phone Calls Please

EOE/M/F/D/V

24. Event-Account Manager – DMC (Lake Tahoe); Destination Services-DSC;

Incline Village, NV

Do you have proven event planning experience with high end corporate

groups? Do you enjoy working in a mach speed environment? Would you

like to work in a fun, Incline Village location? We are seeking an

experienced individual to plan and operate events throughout the Tahoe

and mountain region. DSC has been providing DMC services to Fortune 500

Meeting Planners and Corporate and Incentive Groups for 23 years. We are

growing rapidly and seek a phenomenal planner.

Responsible for:

* Providing project management & client communication for high-end

corporate groups.

* Program development, planning, execution, client satisfaction,

group billing and program profitability.

* Conducting site inspections, attending hotel meetings and industry

networking in the Lake Tahoe area.

* Some travel throughout the mountain region, Tahoe and Colorado

areas.

Qualifications:

* 3-5 years minimum hospitality or event planning experience

preferring expertise in the Lake Tahoe region.

* Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and

experience.

* Organizational, creative and logistical skills, ability to work

demanding schedule including evenings and weekends.

* Must possess exceptional communication skills and be adept at

listening to a client's needs, analyzing the group profile and providing

concise information, program direction, creative options and logistical

solutions to clients.

* Superior customer service skills, maintain positive working

relationships with vendors, staff and clients.

* Conflict resolution skills, ability to remain calm under pressure

of deadlines, client and staff needs.

* Knowledge of budgets; project P/L, past accountability for revenue

and profit.

* Capable of effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.

* Ability to delegate tasks to support staff. Strong Word, Excel,

Outlook and database skills.

* Ability to work in a team environment while maintaining the

leadership role with clients, and their programs.

* Current Driver's License and satisfactory driving record

Offering competitive compensation; health, dental, flexible spending

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

Fax or email your resume and completed application including salary

history to Human Resources @ DSC. Fax 970-328-2331. Email your resume

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

Download an application at:

http://www.dsc-co.com/dsc/contact-us/careers/223

25. Event Coordinator/Administrative Assistant; Odeum Sports & Expo

Center; Villa Park, IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7302

26. Conference Coordinator / Conference Registrar; International

Baccalaureate; New York, NY

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7300

27. Event Sales & Booking Representative; Odeum Sports & Expo Center;

Villa Park, IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7301

28. Meetings and Education Coordinator; International Anesthesia

Research Society (IARS); San Francisco, CA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2960297

29. Sales and Events Internship; Disney; Lake Buena Vista, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4686573

30. Sales and Travel Public Relations Internship; Disney; Lake Buena

Vista, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4686572

31. CTSC Special Events Coordinator; Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4685702

32. Conference Materials Coordinator (Admin); Circle Solutions, Inc.;

Vienna, VA

Circle Solutions, Inc. (Circle), a employee-owned government contractor,

is seeking an Conference Materials Coordinator for their Conferences

Services department. The successful candidate will provides logistical

support and management for Federal meetings and conferences. These

events often have high public visibility and involve high level Federal

officials. The Conference Materials Coordinator reports to the Director

of Conference Services and will supervise the quality control function

for Conference Services. He/she will ensure that all written and

web-based materials are appropriate in tone for the audience and

error-free. The Conference Materials Specialist will work with the

Director to develop policies and procedures to ensure a thorough quality

control process. He/she will provide expert wordsmithing, editing, and

quality control for all Conference Services documents, materials, and

correspondence. This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related

field 5 years' related experience and must be a U.S. citizen. The

candidate must posses the ability to make independent judgment with

little supervision to ensure quality control is achieved and maintained

on all products, proficiency with Microsoft Office software and an eye

for accuracy, the ability to produce data that meets required deadlines

and is error-free, excellent verbal and written communication skills,

willingness to work occasional evenings/weekends to meet deadlines, and

some familiarity with graphic design helpful but not required.

Located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Circle focuses on

health, criminal justice, and other social issues and has supported

Federal, State, and private sector clients since 1980. In 2002, the

Washington Business Journal recognized Circle as one of Washington's top

25 woman-owned businesses.

We offer a beautiful modern office, a friendly corporate culture, a

competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send resume and cover letter

to careers@circlesolutions.com. Visit our website at

www.circlesolutions.com. EOE/M/F/V/D

33. Event Planner; SAIC; McLean, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26852746&jobSummaryIndex=5&agentID=

34. Manager Conference Services; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

http://www.mpiweb.org/CMS/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7310

35. Manager – Events and Meeting Services; TRIAD; Minneapolis, MN

TRIAD delivers flawlessly designed and executed experiences focusing on

the areas of events and meetings, tradeshows and creative and production

services.

For more information, please visit http://www.triadconferences.com/.

Job Description

We are seeking a seasoned, creative, and devoted meeting planner to join

a high performing team. Our programs, destinations, and collateral are

both high-end and diverse. If you are extremely organized,

detail-oriented, work well in a team environment, calm under pressure,

and can multi-task in your sleep, this exciting, demanding, fast paced

position just might be for you!

Responsibilities

* Report to Account Director

* Brainstorm with Account Director to determine objectives and

requirements for meetings, conferences, and conventions

* Logistically plan and manage all or portions of a meeting or

event.

* Evaluate and select providers of services according to customer

requirements

* Negotiate contracts with such service providers and suppliers as

hotels, convention centers, and speakers

* Organize registration of event participants

* Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services

according to Account Director requirements

* Conduct post-event evaluations

* Review event bills for accuracy and approve payment

* Plan and arrange multiple meetings

* Work on-site for events

* Lead and direct the work of others (in office and on-site)

* Maintain relationships and knowledge by participating in industry

training and staying current with industry websites and periodicals

Qualifications

*Two or more years meeting planning experience

* Previous supervisory experience preferred

* Extensive knowledge of travel industry, hotel chains, and meeting

industry terms

* Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database

systems

* BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent

hospitality experience and training

* Ability to travel and work on-site for programs

To apply for this position, please e-mail your resume to Craig Thomas at

craig.thomas@triadconferences.com.

36. Meeting and Event Manager; University of Central Missouri;

Warrensburg, MO

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI, recently named one of “America's Best

Value Colleges” by Princeton Review, is seeking applicants for Meeting

and Event Manager, Union/Meeting and Conference Services. University

of Central Missouri is a campus of over 10,000 students located in

Warrensburg, a community of approximately 17,000 offering a combination

of small town living and proximity to the Kansas City metropolitan area

within an hour's drive.

The Meeting and Event Manager directs and coordinates all events held on

the UCM campus directly or through the supervision of the event

coordinator staff; serves as the point of contact between representing

the office in the coordination of all events with large financial and/or

public relations impact; serves as liaison to all campus service

providers; provides supervision to Event Coordinators and schedules

planning meetings with conference sponsors to review sponsor

responsibilities and procedures.

To suceed in this position you will need a Bachelor's degree in

Hospitality, Tourism, Management, Business or related field. Experience

can be substituted for education. Two years of supervisory and two

years of meeting, convention or university event planning experience is

required. Experience in contract negotiation and audiovisual equipment

is preferred.

UCM electronic application for employment, cover letter, resume and list

of three references is required. Application materials submitte by

09/05/08 will be given priority. For further qualifications/application

procedures, visit our website at https://jobs.ucmo.edu or call

660-543-4255.

AA/EEO/ADA

37. Meeting Planner; American Institutes for Research; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26627881&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

38. Director of Sales; Phoenix Convention Center; Phoenix, AZ

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2961458

39. Executive Director; San Luis Obispo County Visitors and Conference

Bureau; San Luis Obispo, CA

Executive Director is accountable to the President of the Board/Board of

Directors and serves as the primary spokesperson for the Bureau. The

Executive Director works directly with the Board of Directors on policy

making and strategy for the organization. Responsible for implementing

and coordinating the programs and activities to promote overnight stays;

and performs all related duties as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in communication marketing, business

or travel and tourism, or equivalent, 7 to 10 years experience in

destination marketing/management industry in a senior leadership

position, with proven leadership skills.

Compensation: Resumes must include salary requirements for

consideration.

Contact: Myraline Morris Whitaker

Central Coast of California

811 El Capitan Way

Suite 200

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

No Phone Calls Please (phone)

info@CCCHotels.com

http://www.sanluisobispocounty.com/

40. Director of Reservation Sales; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington,

DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26792426&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

41. Director, Corp. Communications; Choice Hotels International; Silver

Spring, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26627641&jobSummaryIndex=7&agentID=

42. Hotel Room Sales Manager; Colony South Hotel; Clinton, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26864531&jobSummaryIndex=13&agentID=

43. Assistant Director Of Sales; HOLIDAY INN ARLINGTON; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=26865616&jobSummaryIndex=16&agentID=

44. Sales Manager; Clarion Resort; Ocean City, MD

We are recruiting, for immediate availability, a year round full time

sales manager; reporting to our Director of Sales & Marketing.

Successful candidate must have a minimum 3 years solid hotel sales

management experience, ability to sell, supervise and cover functions

(nights, weekends, holidays), excellent communication skills, anticipate

/ solve problems, detail oriented, computer literate and maintain high

levels of professionalism. We offer excellent benefits, working

conditions and salary (commensurate with experience). Excellent

employment references a must. Qualified applicants only, forward resume

with salary requirements to:

Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel

Human Resources Department

10100 Coastal Highway

Ocean City, MD 21842

Fax: (410)723-9109

EOE M/F/D/V

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