Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 22 September 2008

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 22 September 2008

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Director of Conference Services; B L Seamon; Greenbelt, MD

2. Event Coordinator; Granite Links Golf Club; Quincy, MA

3. Meeting and Project Coordinator; WellPoint; Newbury Park, CA

4. Associate Manager, Events & Publications; Composite Can and Tube

Institute; Alexandria, VA

5. National Director of Events and Invitational Expeditions; Outward

Bound USA; New York, NY

6. Group Manager & Events Planner; SourceMedia; New York, NY

7. Registration Coordinator; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

8. Professional Development Intern; The American Camp Association; New

York, NY

9. Senior Meeting Planner; International trade association; New York, NY

10. Sr. Program Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago, IL

11. Operations Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Charlotte, NC

12. Regional Sales Manager; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas,

TX

13. Account Executive; Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Northern CA remote/home office

14. SENIOR TOURISM SALES MANAGER; Experience Columbus; Columbus, OH

15. Chief Financial Officer; San Diego CVB; San Diego, CA

16. Vice President of Marketing; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors

Bureau; Newport Beach, CA

17. Southeast Sales Manager; Palm Beach County CVB; West Palm Beach, FL

18. Assistant Director; The San Antonio CVB; San Antonio, TX

19. Executive Director; Finger Lakes Wine Center; Ithaca, NY

20. Director, Global Education, ACTE; Association of Corporate Travel

Executives; Alexandria, VA

21. Associate Director of Conference; National Association of Drug Court

Professionals; Alexandria, VA

22. Sr. Manager Interior Design; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Bethesda, MD

23. Sales & Marketing Manager; Hard Rock International; Foxwoods, CT

24. Project Coordinator; Custom Medical; Chicago, IL

25. International Operations Director; International Engineering

Consortium; Chicago, IL

26. Project Manager; Custom Medical; Chicago, IL

27. Sales Manager; Tribble Creative Group; Charlotte, NC

28. Event Coordinator; itSMF USA; Pasadena, CA

29. Events Manager; Maryland Institute College of Art; Baltimore, MD

30. Registration/Customer Service Manager; Meeting Management Services;

Washington, DC

31. Manager, Conference Services; American Society of Civil Engineers;

Reston, VA

32. Administrative Assistant, Corporate Alliances; American Association

for Cancer Research; Philadelphia, PA

33. Communications Events Program Manager; Cisco; San Jose, CA

34. Conference Support and A / V Assistant; Institute for Defense

Analyses; Alexandria, VA

35. Associate DIrector, Meetings; Advisory Board Company; Washington, DC

36. Business Meeting and Event Planner; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.; Phoenix,

AZ

37. Assistant to Meeting & Event Coordinator (Internship); Elements

Meetings; San Diego, CA

38. Senior Meeting Planner; Velosity Stategic Events; Fremont, CA

39. Director of NYAM Conference Center; The New York Academy of

Medicine; New York, NY

40. Registration Services Agent; Meeting Consultants, Inc; Atlanta, GA

41. Events Marketing Specialist; SIMULIA Corp; Providence, RI

42. Meeting Planner & Executive Assistant; National Association of

Secretaries of State; Washington, DC

43. Meetings Coordinator; Ambulatory Surgery Foundation; Alexandria, VA

44. Manager, Marketing Technologies; American Academy of Physician

Assistants; Alexandria, VA

45. Hospitality Coordinator; Appalachian Mountain Club; Bretton Woods,

NH

46. Meeting / Workshop Facilitator; SAIC; Arlington, VA

47. Catering Sales Manager; The Ritz-Carlton; Washington, DC

48. Manager of Interior Design Projects; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL;

Bethesda, MD

49. Director, National Sales; Choice Hotels International; Silver

Spring, MD

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

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

brief paragraph to

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

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

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

next newsletter.

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1. Director of Conference Services; B L Seamon; Greenbelt, MD

B L Seamon is currently seeking an organized, highly motivated,

detail-oriented leader with proven experience to manage our conference

department. The Conference Director will report directly to the Vice

President of Operations and will be empowered to develop the department

by defining technical processes and procedures to ensure all conference

services are properly and successfully delivered.

Job Responsibilities

* Recommend staff changes based upon resource demands and

performance assessments

* Oversee the development of all team's strategic operating plans

* Manage department Project Directors to ensure assigned contracts

are executed properly

* Recruit, retain, develop and motivate staff, developing

performance goals for each area of responsibility and assure delivery of

those goals

* Work closely with colleagues within other departments to execute

assigned tasks and objectives

* Interact on a regular basis with department staff

* Interact with external clients in an advisory role to provide

solutions to problems

* Proactively anticipate the needs of clients and integrate new

ideas and technology as appropriate

* Lead internal teams to continue to perform to meet and exceed

client expectations

Job Requirements

* College degree preferred or equivalent work experience

* 3+ years experience in planning government meetings

* Proven oral and written communication skills to effectively

communicate with internal and external audiences

* Proven leadership skills

* Excellent management of people through coaching and delegation

* Demonstrated skills in complex decision making, problem-solving

and planning

* Strong process and project management skills

* Previous experience working in a fast-paced business environment

* Ability to think strategically in order to set direction and lead

complex projects and/or problems to resolution

* Ability to maintain a positive attitude

* Ability to analyze and evaluate data in order to recommend

solutions

All interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit our website

at www.blseamon.com and apply our CAREERS section, or send your cover

letter and resume to careers3@blseamon.com.

2. Event Coordinator; Granite Links Golf Club; Quincy, MA

The Coordinator will field all inquiries regarding events for

non-ballroom clubhouse function areas, (typically for 20-60 people), as

well as for the 3-season Pavilion tent (typically for 150-300 people).

Examples of events would include corporate executive off-site meetings;

retirement luncheons, bridal and baby showers, milestone birthdays,

weddings, charity tournaments, rehearsal dinners, corporate clambakes

and barbecues, team-building retreats, bereavements, professional

networkings, customer golf clinics and outings.

Daily activities to include communicating with event planners, gathering

basic agenda information, checking space and date availabilities and

sending electronic and/or hard copy menus and other information packets,

(which Coordinator will update and replenish as necessary). Coordinator

to also maintain lead reports of all inquiry activity as well as the

events contact database.

The coordinator will generally support all activities of the growing

Granite Links Events and Member Services department, turning leads over

to applicable Events Manager to finalize, though also taking on some

event assignments as delegated by the Member Services and Events

Director, including sourcing and decorating for various in-house theme

events for Members.

Experience/Skills:

Events experience is preferred but enthusiastic interest in the field

with 1-2 years in an administrative support role will also be

considered. Opportunity for advancement. Exremely Organized, ability to

multi-task and prioritize projects in a high-traffic environment.

Friendly customer service skills. Competent verbal & written

communicator. Microsoft Word and Excel required. Publisher desired.

Employer

Granite Links is a 27-hole, private membership golf club that also

offers limited public access for daily fee play and for dining in the

popular Tavern Restaurant, serving lunch and dinner year round. Grand

Ballroom and other function spaces are available to the public for large

and small event bookings. Granite Links was voted “Top Ten Best New

Upscale Golf Courses in America” by Golf Digest and was named to their

“Best Places to Play” listing, while the club's Tavern and Members'

Grill were named”Best 19th Holes in the US” and also top 25 “Al Fresco

All Stars” by Boston Magazine for best outdoor dining. Granite Links is

located just seven miles south of Boston at Exit 8 / Furnace Brook Pkwy

off the Southeast Expressway in Quincy / Milton.

Please email resume to:

dbrickley@granitelinksgolfclub.com

Diane Brickley

Membership / Marketing Director

GRANITE LINKS GOLF CLUB at QUARRY HILLS

www.granitelinksgolfclub.com

3. Meeting and Project Coordinator; WellPoint; Newbury Park, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7391

4. Associate Manager, Events & Publications; Composite Can and Tube

Institute; Alexandria, VA

Small, fast paced Virginia trade association is seeking a college grad

to take on a variety of responsibilities in a small, dynamic office.

Candidate will need to assist with meeting planning including assistance

with meeting logistics and program development, speaker coordination,

site selection and on-site event coordination. Publications

responsibilities include writing, designing, and developing a bi-monthly

newsletter, surveys/reports, web content, meeting materials, and

membership marketing which include development of membership benefit

programs, coordination of existing programs, and communications with

members and vendors. General office work and support also will be

included in daily responsibilities — must be a team player and willing

to work closely with other staff!

Requirements

Strong computer skills are required. Must be skilled in Adobe

InDesign/Pagemaker, Excel, and MS Office. Proficiency in other Adobe

programs such as Photoshop, Acrobat, a plus. COMPUTER SKILLS MUST BE

OUTLINED ON RESUME TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. A creative team

player with excellent writing, organization, and communication skills is

preferred. Initiative and the ability to juggle multiple tasks a much.

Travel required, some overtime. Fully paid benefits, free parking, and

salary of $34,000+/doe. Email resume to ccti@cctiwdc.org or fax

703.823.7237.

5. National Director of Events and Invitational Expeditions; Outward

Bound USA; New York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4766830

6. Group Manager & Events Planner; SourceMedia; New York, NY

SourceMedia is an integral resource to more than 75,000 clients &

customers in the financial services, investment, payments & mortgage

industries. We are seeking the following two positions:

Group Meeting Manager: Self-motivated individual needed to help our

growing conference department. You will supervise a team of event

planners & train newly hired members of the operations department. Must

be able to apply & complete CMP or other accredited program; and have a

minimum of 5 years of meeting planning experience.

Event Planner: Responsible for planning 8-10 annual events w/attendance

from 100-500 people. Must have a minimum of 3 years meeting planning

experience, along with experience in a corporate or for-profit sector.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Position requires 25-30%

travel including weekends.

To apply, Please email you resume to eventsjobs@sourcemedia.com,

indicating the position your are applying for on subject line. Only

resumes with salary requirements will be considered! EOE M/F/D/V.

7. Registration Coordinator; National Association of Broadcasters;

Washington, DC

The National Association of Broadcasters – trade association that

advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television

stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal

Communications Commission and the Courts – is currently searching for

candidates to fill the open Registration Coordinator position within our

Convention Operations department.

NAB has two annual trade shows which combined totals over 110,000

attendees. The Registration Coordinator will be responsible for

managing the day-to-day operations and communications of NAB's

convention registration processes for attendees/registrants and internal

clients for both the spring and fall events. Please visit our web site

- http://www.nab.org/ – for a full listing about this exciting

opportunity.

The successful candidate will have a college degree (preferred) with a

minimum of two years of event/meeting registration-specific experience

in the conference, trade show or related industry. Experience working

with registration vendors and databases is required. Candidate should

have strong knowledge of registration management including knowledge

about registration systems, on-site logistics and reporting.

Courses/studies relative to the exposition industry are desirable. Must

have excellent organizational, communications and computer skills (Word,

Excel, and Access). Must be detail and customer service oriented,

organized, a strong team player and have the ability to work well under

tight deadlines. A pleasant and professional manner is extremely

important.

HR@nab.org

8. Professional Development Intern; The American Camp Association; New

York, NY

The American Camp Association is a non-profit organization focused on

working with camp professionals to share our knowledge and experience

and to ensure the quality of camp programs. As a professional

development intern you will play an integral part of this process.

Although this is a small organization, there is a lot happening at once

so the ability to multi-task is crucial. The majority of this internship

will be geared towards all aspects of event management. However, some

days will be spent researching a variety of specialty camps online,

creating databases, and contacting members. Basic computer skills are

necessary (word, outlook, excel). ACA-NY is a casual environment but

professionalism is expected. If you're interested in learning about

event management or how non-profit organizations operate and are looking

for someplace to work hard but have fun then this internship is for you.

Please contact Dave Malter with any questions at dave@aca-ny.org

also, check out the website http://www.aca-ny.org/ for more information

about the organization.

Contact: Dave Malter

Phone: 212 391 5208 Ext. 1018

Fax: 212 391 5207

dave@aca-ny.org

9. Senior Meeting Planner; International trade association; New York, NY

Prominent international trade association with over 70,000 members

worldwide has a career position in their corporate midtown headquarters.

Full responsibility for site selection, contract negotiations, audio

visual and all logistical requirements for meetings.

Ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience in a very busy

environment. Association experience is a big plus!

100% paid benefits include Medical, Dental, 401K and $100/month in

Transit Checks!!!

Beautiful offices with a full floor presence and breathtaking panoramic

views of Manhattan.

Please forward resumes in confidence to our search consultant:

Seth Diamond

Seth Diamond Associates, Inc. 212-686-6200

Sethdiamondassoc@aol.com

10. Sr. Program Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Chicago, IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7394

11. Operations Manager; BCD Meetings & Incentives; Charlotte, NC

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7395

12. Regional Sales Manager; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas,

TX

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7396

13. Account Executive; Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Northern CA remote/home office

Responsibilities:

MARKET RESPONSIBILITIES – NORTHERN CA and PACIFIC NW Responsible for

group account markets with the exception of CA State Assn, CA State

Agency, Incentive/Intermediary, SMERF and T&T: Northern CA Area Codes:

707, 530, 916, 415, 925, 510 and 650 States: WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, ND, SD,

NE, KS, MN and IA

Qualifications:

Candidate will be evaluated based on the following: previous sales

experience in markets covered above, knowledge of Monterey County, CA,

lives in the region and has previous remote office experience. EDUCATION

and/or EXPERIENCE College degree and 5 years experience in CVB or hotel

sales. Salesforce experience a plus.

Compensation:

$60k and up BOE and up to 20% bonus email only please, no relo

Contact:

Bruce Skidmore, Director of Sales

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau

765 Wave Street

Monterey, California 93950

831-657-6414 (phone)

831-648-5373 (fax)

Bruce@mccvb.org

http://www.montereyinfo.org

14. SENIOR TOURISM SALES MANAGER; Experience Columbus; Columbus, OH

Responsibilities: Promotes and sells Columbus as a leisure destination

for group tours to tour operators, bus companies and wholesalers.

Achieves specific individual and team sales quotas. Works on product

development in response to current industry trends when necessary.

Qualifications: A minimum of five years experience in hotel or

convention bureau sales; sales account management experience; degree

from an accredited institution in hospitality management or marketing is

preferred. Keen awareness to developments in the community and

hospitality industry; strong knowledge of Columbus and Ohio in the

tourism and travel industry. Ability to travel, attend local, regional,

national events on evenings and/or weekends.

Compensation: TBD

Contact: Vice President, Finance & Administration

Experience Columbus

277 W. Nationwide Blvd., Suite 125

Columbus, OH 43215

614-222-6143 (fax)

resumes@experiencecolumbus.com

http://www.experiencecolumbus.com/about-jobs.cfm

15. Chief Financial Officer; San Diego CVB; San Diego, CA

Responsibilities: Oversee all financial matters. Direct fin. mgt

procedures, prepare fin stmnts & reports & manage acctg personnel. Coord

& monitor budget planning; Direct audits; Act as key fin. contact.

Qualifications: Must have a four-year acctg degree from an academic

institution; MBA/CPA pref'd with 10 to 15 years progressively resp

related exp & trng. Must have good judgment, integrity & extensive mgmt

exp. Strong acctg & computer skills; ability to manage large financial

database, Oracle v12 exp is a plus. Must be able to effectively present

info & respond to questions from mgrs, stakeholders & customers. Must

have exclnt comm skills in listening, writing, speaking & presentation.

Non-profit exp a plus.

Compensation: Min. $8,208/mo

Contact: Althea Salas

San Diego CVB

2215 India Street

San Diego, CA 92101

619.557.2880 (phone)

619.232.3101 (alt. phone)

619.230.7040 (fax)

recruiter@sdcvb.org

http://www.sandiego.org/nav/Visitors

16. Vice President of Marketing; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors

Bureau; Newport Beach, CA

Responsibilities: Manage, execute brand programming. Oversee:

Domestic/international PR programming; London office; Website

maintenance; First, secondary R&D. Oversee/Develop: Consumer, trade

advertising; Internet programming; Oversee/Manage: Print, collateral;

Partnerships

Qualifications: Strategic, brand savvy marketing professional, promote

luxury City; Analyze research, statistics; Tactically deploy programs;

Strategic thinker; Build partnerships; Excellence oriented; Strong work

ethic; ROI oriented; Knowledgeable with market trends; Understands

consumer leisure, group marketing; Leadership skills- staff, community;

Experience in DMO.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Loretta Walker

Newport Beach CVB

1200 Newport Center Drive

Suite 120

Newport Beach, CA 92660

949-467-2741 (phone)

949-719-6100 (alt. phone)

949-719-6109 (fax)

loretta@visitnewportbeach.com

http://www.visitnewportbeach.com

17. Southeast Sales Manager; Palm Beach County CVB; West Palm Beach, FL

Responsibilities: Actively sell Palm Beach County as a destination to

the groups/meetings market. Strengthen relationships with key

organizations within the southeast. Plan/execute sales missions,

customer events representing multiple hotels and resorts.

Qualifications: Minimum four years experience with a DMO/CVB. Ideal

candidate will live in Atlanta or other key southeast city while working

from home. Familiar with Palm Beach County a plus.

Compensation: To be determined based on 2008/09 budget.

Contact: Steve Crist

Palm Beach County CVB

1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.

West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

561-233-3050 (phone)

scrist@palmbeachfl.com

18. Assistant Director; The San Antonio CVB; San Antonio, TX

Responsibilities: Lead executive position working with the Director of

the organization. This person will have responsibility for oversight of

convention sales, services, tourism sales, public relations and

communications.

Qualifications: A minimum of 7 years in senior roles within either the

CVB or hotel industry is being sought, with convention sales leadership

a priority in a destination that has the facilities to accommodate

similar groups as San Antonio. A bachelors degree or equivalent

experience is necessary.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: Jim Carra

SearchWide

109 South Union St., Suite 305

Traverse City, MI 49684

231-995-0567 (phone)

231-944-4445 (alt. phone)

231-995-0569 (fax)

carra@searchwide.com

http://www.searchwide.com

19. Executive Director; Finger Lakes Wine Center; Ithaca, NY

Responsibilities: Entrepreneur sought to oversee, manage and develop

program for destination themed Finger Lakes Wine Center located in

Ithaca, NY, (in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine region.

Qualifications: Must have demonstrated (3-5 yrs) management experience.

Knowledge of retail operations, marketing and advertising, budget

development and execution essential. Bachelor's Degree in Business,

Public Admin. or Hospitality, or equivalent combination of education and

work experience necessary. Should have experience in one (1) or more of

the following areas – wine appreciation, museum style education,

viticulture, oenology, wine history, tourism development, or marketing.

Compensation: Based on experience

Contact: Fred Bonn

Finger Lakes Wine Center c/o Ithaca CVB

904 East Shore Drive

Ithaca, NY 14886

20. Director, Global Education, ACTE; Association of Corporate Travel

Executives; Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2984631

21. Associate Director of Conference; National Association of Drug Court

Professionals; Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27081961&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

22. Sr. Manager Interior Design; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Bethesda, MD

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27076236&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

23. Sales & Marketing Manager; Hard Rock International; Foxwoods, CT

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7398

24. Project Coordinator; Custom Medical; Chicago, IL

Overview: Supports account team in the day to day implementation of the

programs' logistical protocols to help meet client expectations.

Hands-on, team-oriented professional that works with internal and

external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate,

run and conclude major projects.

Duties/Responsibilities include:

* Responsible for administrative and logistical planning and

coordination of educational programs

* Recruit and register attendees – phone, fax, email, mail, web

portal

* Coordinate faculty schedules and travel

* Research, recommend, and serve as primary liaison to external

vendors – restaurants, hotels, audio visual suppliers, meeting planners,

travel agents, ground transportation companies

* Help develop and process meeting materials – invitations,

confirmations, evaluations, certificates

* Facilitate expense reimbursements, honorarium payments, invoices

* Assist with management of program database

* Adhere to guidelines and timelines to ensure successful operation

of each project

Requirements:

* BA or BS

* 1+ year of relevant experience preferred

* Microsoft Office experience preferred

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

Please send your resume with salary requirements to Marni Honaker at

mhonaker@custmed.com.

25. International Operations Director; International Engineering

Consortium; Chicago, IL

International Operations Director. Global technology exhibition

organizer is looking for an experienced International Exhibition Manager

with meeting planner experience.

Responsibilities include facilitating all aspects of pre-show, on-site

and post-show management of their exhibitions and sponsorship

activities.

Applicants should have 5 years of experience in international trade show

management, including; contract negotiations, vendor selection/

compliance, facilities management, exhibitor relations and sponsorship

fulfillment. Exhibitions are located in North America, UK, Europe, and

Asia Pacific. International travel is required to facilitate all

operational planning and facilities requirements, exhibitor meetings,

interface with local government bureaus/ agencies as well as the final

execution of the exhibitions.

Additional responsibilities include meeting planning abilities for

meetings of 50 – 5,000 including budget and forecast management,

producing and managing hotel specifications, menus, and on-site

logistics, producing and managing audio/visual specifications while

staying within budget, establishing conference requirements for room

sets, food and beverage, meeting facilities, audio/visual ,creating

RFPs, detailed specs, identifying prospective vendors & determining

selection process, criteria.

Manage site selections and coordinate hotel contracts for future events:

research event history, analyzing specific program needs, research

venues, organize site inspections, create short list of recommendations.

Strong internal communications and external customer relations skills

are required. The position will include managing the relationships of

fortune 500 global companies and their marketing and communications

professionals. Please submit your resume, along with your salary

requirement, to the following: International Engineering Consortium,

Attn: Human Resources, 300 West Adams Street, Suite 1210, Chicago,

Illinois 60606. You may also fax +1-312-559-3329 or e-mail hr@iec.org.

No phone inquiries please. EOE

26. Sr. Specialist, Professional Meetings & CME; American College of

Rheumatology; Atlanta, GA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2985345

27. Sales Manager; Tribble Creative Group; Charlotte, NC

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2984167

28. Event Coordinator; itSMF USA; Pasadena, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4772867

29. Events Manager; Maryland Institute College of Art; Baltimore, MD

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4769765

30. Registration/Customer Service Manager; Meeting Management Services;

Washington, DC

Meeting Management Services (MMS), a third-party meeting and conference

planning firm is looking to hire a Registration/Customer Service

Manager. In this role, the candidate would serve as the first point of

contact for our client's conference and meeting attendees. (ranging in

size from 100-10,000 attendees).

Duties include but are not limited to: serving as primary response line

for assigned projects, processing conference registrations using MS

Access database and Event Rebels online registration system, processing

payments including credit approval verification and issuing refunds, and

creating online registration through the web portal.

The ideal candidate should have strong computer skills, be detail

oriented, excellent problem solving skills, ensure timely processing of

all conference registrations, available to travel to meetings and events

to manage on-site registration, be personable and customer service

oriented, and have the desire to work autonomously as well as part of a

team.

MMS offers a great benefits package including health, dental, 401(k),

medical savings account, Metro Check, and paid federal holidays. The

office is conveniently located near the Mount Vernon Square/Convention

Center Metro station (GreenYellow).

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter via e-mail

to Suzanne Burnett (careers@meetingmgmt.com), Vice President, Meeting

Management Services, 1201 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

31. Manager, Conference Services; American Society of Civil Engineers;

Reston, VA

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the oldest national

civil engineering society in America, is currently seeking a conference

manager to work in our fast-paced Conference Services Department. The

Manger, Conference Services position is located at our World

Headquarters in Reston, VA. Responsibilities include: pre-conference

logistics management, including the creation of the meeting

specifications and communication of conference requirements to all

vendors (a/v, catering, hotel, housing, special events, field

trips/tours, etc.); determining what sponsorships have been sold by our

Foundation and ordering items / publicizing sponsors in final program

and conference signage; coordinating with exhibit sales staff;

implementing conference management timeline duties as assigned;

implementing marketing campaigns, including working with designers on

collateral, distribution of collateral, and tracking of response rates

for each piece; on-site conference management, including vendor

management such as a/v, catering, housing, tours, special events, and

other vendors as appropriate to the conference; and post conference

reconciliation with vendors and speakers and creating final reports.

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree with 3-4 years meeting

planning experience, and the ability to travel frequently. Association

and/or volunteer management experience and CMP or similar designation a

plus. Must have excellent writing, proofreading, and research skills

and a thorough command of MS Office. Please send resume and cover letter

w/salary requirements and history to ASCE, Attn: JW/WJ, 1801 Alexander

Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191, e-mail: jobbox@asce.org EOE M/F/D/V

32. Administrative Assistant, Corporate Alliances; American Association

for Cancer Research; Philadelphia, PA

Position Description and Responsibilities

* Supports the Development Department staff and management through a

wide variety of tasks related to corporate, community relations and fund

raising.

* Coordinates and executes prospect packets, mass mailings and mail

merges.

* Drafts and produces correspondence, agendas, supporting documents,

etc.

* Maintains filing in a timely manner.

* Posts contact information and gifts to database and produces

routine reports related to contributions, and activities as needed.

* Produces gift acknowledgements, as needed and according to

procedure.

* Produces analytical reports concerning corporate and community

profiles as needed.

* Manages donor information, keeping database accurate and up to

date.

* Administers, evaluates, monitors, revises and promotes

Development's web-based programs to support corporate and community

obligations for retention.

* Assists in developing methods to identify issues, concerns and

trends impacting corporate and community participation.

* Assists with the development of marketing research projects.

* Supports the department in generating awareness of programs and

opportunities.

* Compiles monthly reports, periodic analyses and review of the

programs.

* Collaborates with other departments to ensure that delivery of

collateral materials is met.

* Produces gift acknowledgments, as needed.

* Maintains supply of all brochures and collateral materials.

* Manages information booth at community events, health fairs and

tradeshows, as needed.

* Works with Finance Department to reconcile support.

* Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements

* Associate's Degree; BA or BS degree preferred

* 3-5 years of high level administrative support experience.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Attention to detail and accuracy.

* Ability to manage and follow through on multiple tasks and to work

unsupervised.

* Ability to observe and meet frequent deadlines and work well under

pressure.

* Ability to build endeavors with current and prospective donors

through excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

* Highly energetic and creative; an organized self-starter.

* A high level of creativity and flexibility; ability to work in a

team environment.

* Strong Project Management skills.

* Ability to develop, evaluate and document processes and

procedures.

* Experience in fundraising or nonprofit environment preferred.

* Experience in special events and Development a big plus.

* Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Access, Excel).

* Typing speed of 50WPM.

* Excellent database skills.

* Ability to convert and integrate data between systems, functions,

and databases.

* Knowledge of Adobe, PageMaker and PaintShopPro helpful.

* Knowledge of SharePoint a plus.

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including salary history)

to:

Human Resources

P.O. Box 40138

Philadelphia, PA 19106

E-mail: humanresources@aacr.org

Fax: (215) 440-1045

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Analyses; Alexandria, VA

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36. Business Meeting and Event Planner; Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.; Phoenix,

AZ

Snell & Wilmer, one of the largest law firms in the western United

States, is seeking a full-time business meeting and event planner to

work out of the firm's Phoenix office.

This individual, reporting to the communications manager within the

firm's marketing department, will develop, manage and oversee all

firm-related retreats, forums, in-house functions, and client-focused

seminars, and may serve as the project manager for non-event related

departmental projects and initiatives.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

*Effectively, consistently, and seamlessly deliver innovative

meetings and events that achieve pre-determined objectives and deliver a

tangible return on investment.

*Work independently or directly with in-house/external clients to

explore/recognize the business objectives of the meeting/event, and then

execute with those objectives in mind.

* Conduct site research and make recommendations on event locations.

*Review contracts to ensure terms and conditions are acceptable and

meet firm guidelines.

* Assist in event agenda/content development.

*Work with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) coordinator to

develop targeted event invite lists and distribution guidelines.

*Work with Creative Services team on event invite/collateral design

and development.

*Manage event attendee registration process.

*Prepare and communicate event logistical specifications to relevant

support entities. Manage all logistical aspects of off-site events to

ensure all contract points are satisfied.

*Supervise additional on-site support personnel as needed.

* Oversee and manage event attendee satisfaction surveys and other

follow-up tasks/action items that are critical to overall event success.

* Financial management, including the following: budget development

and management, direct billing and post-event reconciliation and payment

processing, and final financial reporting and cost analysis.

The successful candidate must be a motivated, self-starter who possesses

strong communication, organization, and project management skills,

thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and is able to

manage multiple priorities. A bachelor's degree in

marketing/communications or related field is required, along with three

to five years of experience, including mid-level meeting planning

skills. In-depth knowledge and skills to negotiate rates and vendor

contract terms is necessary. A background in legal marketing and

Certified Meeting Professional certification is preferred, but not

required. Candidates must present a professional and polished image and

demeanor. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is expected.

This position requires overtime and travel, as necessary, depending on

the volume of work or scheduling. Travel time is approximately 25%.

Snell & Wilmer offers a competitive performance-based compensation and

benefits package, including health and life insurance, 401K, profit

sharing, tuition reimbursement, and employee assistance program. Snell &

Wilmer is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To explore this opportunity, send your resume, in confidence, to Human

Resources via E-mail at jobsphx@swlaw.com.

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Meetings; San Diego, CA

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39. Director of NYAM Conference Center; The New York Academy of

Medicine; New York, NY

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40. Registration Services Agent; Meeting Consultants, Inc; Atlanta, GA

The Registration Service Agent (RSA) position is an entry level, hourly

rate position at Meeting Consultants. Meeting Consultants is a full

service meeting planning company based in Atlanta, GA.

As an RSA, the individual is responsible for providing customer support

to conference registrants during their registration process.

Candidate should posses superlative written and verbal communications

skills as well as a high level of customer service support.

Computer and email communication skills a must, with particular emphasis

on Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Word.

ATLANTA, GA APPLICANTS ONLY.

Please email resumes to Michael Dotson, Director of Registration

Services.

email address mdotson@meetingconsultants.com

or call, 770-359-6508.

Interviews will be scheduled and conducted in our Atlanta, GA office.

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42. Meeting Planner & Executive Assistant; National Association of

Secretaries of State; Washington, DC

The National Association of Secretaries of State, the nation's oldest

nonpartisan professional association for state government officials, is

currently seeking a Meeting Planner/Executive Assistant for its

Washington, D.C. office.

Founded in 1904, NASS provides member services and programs to assist

the nation's secretaries of state in the performance of their public

administration duties. Issue areas include elections, e-government,

business filings, securities, and international trade. The Meeting

Planner/Executive Assistant works directly under the supervision of the

Executive Director.

General Job Description:

* Handle logistical planning for all association meetings and

international delegations (i.e. registration, layouts, catering,

exhibitors, on site management, etc.).

* Maintain strong interpersonal relationships with multiple state

offices.

* Act as the primary point of contact for public interaction with

the office.

* Assist executive director with tracking congressional legislative

developments and researching policy information pertinent to the work of

the Secretaries of State.

* Maintain membership database and two association websites using a

content management system and Dreamweaver.

* Provide administrative, computer, and technical support for

Executive Director and office.

* Other duties as determined by the association to help fulfill its

mission.

Candidates must have at least 3 years of conference planning and

administrative experience. Candidates must be extremely organized,

have a strong work ethic, possess excellent communication skills and

eager to take initiative. Candidates must be proficient in all MS Office

programs.

Salary is commensurate with previous job experience and includes

excellent benefits.

Interested individuals should mail or email the following information:

1. Cover Letter with salary requirements

2. Resume

3. References (no less than 2)

National Association of Secretaries of State

Executive Assistant and Meeting Planner Position

444 N. Capitol Street, N.W.

Suite 401

Washington, DC 20001

reynolds@sso.org

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44. Manager, Marketing Technologies; American Academy of Physician

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45. Hospitality Coordinator; Appalachian Mountain Club; Bretton Woods,

NH

The Hospitality Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of

services

provided for groups visiting the Appalachian Mountain Club's Highland

Center

at Crawford Notch and other AMC Destinations as needed, and for ensuring

that the quality of these services meets the expectations and standards

set

forth by management. This position will report directly to the Highland

Center Director and is based in Bretton Woods, NH. This is a full time,

year

round exempt position.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

.Working closely with the Guest Services department to set up, maintain,

and

manage all reservations related to groups at the Highland Center using

Maestro software program

.Communicating relevant information (room set-ups, meals, etc.) in

writing

to various department heads at the Highland Center on a timely and

accurate

basis

.Serving as the point person for all groups and making sure that guests

are

properly greeted and attended to during their stay, as well as following

through on all services related to meetings, food service, programs,

etc.

.Planning and executing special events

.Assisting with marketing and promotional efforts, including research

projects, database management, etc.

.Assisting as needed with research, development, and qualification of

sales

leads

.Representing AMC Destinations at various trade shows and conferences

.As part of the Highland Center management team, assisting other

departments

as needed

.Participating in the Manager-on-Duty (MOD) program, including evening

and

weekend support

.Performing other duties as assigned

Additional Qualifications:

.BA in the hospitality field or a related customer service industry or

1-3

years equivalent experience

.Excellent customer service and communication skills

.Strong organizational skills

.Demonstrated commitment to the mission and goals of the AMC – including

conservation, education, and outdoor recreation

.Basic computer skills (MS office, email, Internet usage, etc.)

.Willingness to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and other times as

needed

.Ability to work independently as well as part of a closely knit team

.Ability and willingness to travel to any AMC Destination, including

backcountry huts

Benefits of working with the AMC:

.Competitive starting salary with growth potential based on performance

.Group Health Plan (75% employer paid), Group Life Insurance (100%

employer

paid), Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer paid), Paid

vacation

time, 13 paid holidays per year

.Use of AMC lodges and backcountry facilities, free and discounted rates

.Free AMC membership and White Mountain Guidebook

The Appalachian Mountain Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer and

values

diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Send resume and letter of intent to:

Vincent C. Spiotti

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Route 302

Bretton Woods, NH 03575

Email: vspiotti@outdoors.org

http://www.idealist.org/if/i/en/av/Job/309805-141

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Bethesda, MD

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