Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 20 October 2008


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 20 October 2008

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

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hospitality and event planning industries, published by Sonja Johnson.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Audio Visual Sales Manager; Swank Audio Visual; Palm Springs, CA

2. Marketing Events Intern $13/hour; RedPrairie; Alpharetta, GA

3. Event Manager; Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc; Wayne, PA

4. Housing & Meeting Coordinator; American Dental Association; Chicago,

IL

5. National Sales Manager; MGM MIRAGE; Chicago, IL

6. Senior Director of Sales and Marketing; American Association of

Diabetes Educators; Chicago, IL

7. ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER – LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER; City of

Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

8. Sales Coordinator; National Association of Broadcasters; Washington,

DC

9. Meeting Planner; American Association of Diabetes Educators; Chicago,

IL

10. Event / Conference Project Manager; International Society for

Technology in Education; Eugene, OR

11. Intern; Concepts Worldwide Inc.; San Diego, CA

12. Convention & Tradeshow Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

13. Conference Registrar; International Baccalaureate; New York, NY

14. Conference Administrative Assistant; International Baccalaureate;

New York, NY

15. Education Department Director; California Special Districts

Association; Sacramento, CA

16. Project Director; GO West Events & Multimedia; Westlake Village, CA

17. Commissioned Sales / Speakers Bureau; Macmillan; New York, NY /

Remote

18. Meeting/Event Planner; Association of State and Territorial

Officials; Arlington, VA

19. Director of Conference Services; Council for Christian Colleges &

Universities; Washington, DC

20. Meeting Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

21. Show Programs Coordinator; The Vision Council; Alexandria, VA

22. Manager – Trade Show & Sponsorships; Association of Corporate

Counsel; Washington, DC

23. Meeting Coordinator; American Medical Directors Association;

Columbia, MD

24. Design Manager; BRING IT ON! DALLAS; Carrollton, TX

25. Manager Extreme Sports Fundraising Events; Lawyers Without Borders;

Connecticut

26. Sales & Marketing Manager; Morton's The Steakhouse; Arlington, VA

27. Conference Director; Thomson Reuters; Washington, DC

28. Director of Annual and Regional Meeting; National Rural Electric

Cooperative Association; Arlington, VA

29. Director of Sales; City of Saint Charles CVB; St. Charles, MO

30. Destination Services Specialist; Visit Fairfax; McLean, VA

31. CEO; DMO within Canada; Toronto, ON, Canada

32. Convention Services Manager; NYC & Company; New York, NY

33. Market Research Analyst; Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Grapevine, TX

34. Director of Destination Services; Savannah Area Convention and

Visitors Bureau; Savannah, GA

35. Director of Corporate Programs (15011); Executive Director, Inc.;

Milwaukee, WI

36. Coordinator, Philanthropic Leadership Summits – West Conshohocken,

PA; John Templeton Foundation; West Conshohocken, PA

37. Event and Meeting Planner; Lean Enterprise Institute; Cambridge, MA

38. Global Sales Director, Corporate Group, N.Y.; Wyndham Hotel Group;

New York, NY

39. Senior Director, ESPN RISE Events; Disney; Torrance, CA

40. Catering Director; Aramark; Harrisonburg, VA

41. Catering Director; Aramark; Washington, DC

42. Catering Director; Aramark; Delaware

43. Catering Manager – (Business Dining) – Chattanooga, TN; Aramark;

Chattanooga, TN

44. Catering Manager – Business Services – New York, NY; Aramark; New

York, NY

45. Catering Manager – Conference Centers – Princeton, NJ; Aramark;

Princeton, NJ

46. Catering Manager- Huntsville, TX; Aramark; Huntsville, TX

47. Catering Manager- San Antonio; Aramark; San Antonio, TX

48. Senior Catering Sales Manager, Convention Ctr; Aramark; Tucson, AZ

49. ARAMARK NATIONAL EVENTS – Catering Sales Director; Aramark; Chicago,

IL

50. Catering Sales Manager, Convention Center; Aramark; New Orleans, LA

51. Director of Conference Planning; Aramark; Washington, DC

52. District Manager – Corporate Dining – Dallas, TX; Aramark; Dallas,

TX

53. Assistant Director of Food Service Operations, Convention Center;

Aramark; Richmond, VA

54. Assistant Food and Beverage Manager – Conference Centers –

Shepherdstown, WV; Aramark; Shepherdstown, WV

55. Catering Operations Manager – Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA;

Aramark; Philadelphia, PA

************* 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. Audio Visual Sales Manager; Swank Audio Visual; Palm Springs, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7461

2. Marketing Events Intern $13/hour; RedPrairie; Alpharetta, GA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7462

3. Event Manager; Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc; Wayne, PA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7463

4. Housing & Meeting Coordinator; American Dental Association; Chicago,

IL

The American Dental Association is dedicated to promoting the public's

health through its initiatives in research, education, advocacy, public

awareness and the development of standards. We have an exciting

opportunity for a Housing & Meeting Coordinator.

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

coordinating the corporate hotel program offered to ADA members

traveling to Chicago; managing the Chicago reservations for the Board of

Trustee meetings; arranging dental school site visit hotel contracts

around the country; providing support to the Meetings & Housing Manager

with all aspects of housing, meetings and related group planning, as

well as providing on-site logistical support for ADA business meetings

for Annual Session; providing support to the Meetings & Housing Manager

with planning off-site ADA meetings throughout the year.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years

administrative work experience OR a minimum of six years administrative

work experience; previous association experience working with members

and volunteers; experience in meeting planning, hotels and contracting;

excellent time management, organizational, verbal, written and

analytical skills; must be able to work independently, handle multiple

projects and meet deadlines; must be detail-oriented; must be proficient

in MS Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook). This position also requires

(light to moderate) travel to Annual Session and travel to one to two

other site visits or meetings as needed. Highly Desirable Skills

Include: Experience working with upper management; familiarity with

Access; participation in meetings industry organization (such as PCMA or

MPI).

Response Information: Please send resume and salary requirements, to:

The American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Job code: PR #

6177, Chicago, IL 60611. E-mail: jobs@ada.org. www.ada.org/goto/jobs

5. National Sales Manager; MGM MIRAGE; Chicago, IL

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7467

6. Senior Director of Sales and Marketing; American Association of

Diabetes Educators; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4847992

7. ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER – LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER; City of

Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

For a complete description, visit

http://www.lacity.org/per/exams/execute.htm

. The Assistant General Manager recruited through this search reports

to LACC's General Manager/CEO and will be involved with all aspects of

operations necessary for sustained and enhanced financial and service

success of LACC.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized four-year college or

university or equivalent experience; and

· Two years of experience as a Senior Level Manager/Executive in

a Convention Center or other multi-purpose public assembly facility or

venue managing staff of divisions within the facility; or

· Four years of experience as a Senior Level Manager/Executive in

a large public/private entity managing staff with service level, revenue

center and profit and loss responsibilities; or

· Four years of experience as a Senior Level Manager in a large

public/private entity managing staff responsible for event production

and market sector analysis and management.

Interested candidates should immediately submit by U.S. mail or email a

letter of interest; 3 work-related references; and a resume, including

position titles, dates, duties and responsibilities, salary history, and

organization chart, to:

Diane D. Morales, Senior Executive Recruiter

City of Los Angeles, Personnel Department

700 East Temple Street, Room 100

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 473-9397

Fax: (213) 473-9324

per.execsearch@lacity.org

After a review of resumes, only the most qualified candidates will be

scheduled for an interview.

THE FILING PERIOD WILL REMAIN OPEN ONLY UNTIL SUFFICIENT RESUMES ARE

RECEIVED AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.

The City of Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

8. Sales 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 – has an exciting opportunity

available as a Sales Coordinator within our Conventions and Business

Operations Department.

NAB has two annual trade shows which combined total over 900,000 square

feet of exhibit space and over 110,000 attendees. The Sales Coordinator

is responsible to provide critical sales support to the Vice President

and Account Executives in order to maximize sales of exhibit space and

sponsorship. The Sales Coordinator contributes to the success of NAB's

Sales Team by providing excellent customer service and logistical

support so that exhibitors and sponsors derive maximum value from their

investment in the NAB Show and other events. Some of the specific

responsibilities are:

* Contribute to building and maintaining solid relationships with

current and potential exhibitors and sponsors by responding to incoming

phone inquiries and e-mails in a timely and efficient manner;

* Coordinate and execute key customer communications such as

invoicing, contract administration, customer letters, exhibit related

materials and correspondence;

* Assist account executives in tracking business activities of

companies within the account executives' territories;

* Plus much more

Successful candidates will possess a bachelor's degree with two to three

years experience in the trade show industry. Must have a proven ability

to operate and excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented sales environment.

Proven telephone customer service experience. Detail oriented,

flexible, problem solver. Strong organizational, written and verbal

communication skills. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and CRM

software such as Goldmine and Salesforce. Highly motivated and goal

oriented.

Please visit our Web site for a full listing about this exciting

opportunity: http://www.nab.org/. Send cover letter with salary range

and resume to HR@nab.org with “Sales Coordinator search” in the subject

line.

9. Meeting Planner; American Association of Diabetes Educators; Chicago,

IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4847950

10. Event / Conference Project Manager; International Society for

Technology in Education; Eugene, OR

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4846456

11. Intern; Concepts Worldwide Inc.; San Diego, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4846102

12. Convention & Tradeshow Coordinator; SmithBucklin Corporation;

Washington, DC

SmithBucklin is the world's largest association management and

professional services company providing flexible, tailored full-service

management and function/project-specific services to more than 225 trade

associations, professional societies, technology user groups, government

institutes/agencies and corporations. SmithBucklin's mission is to drive

growth and build sustained competitiveness for client organizations.

Our Washington, D.C. office has an opportunity available for a

Convention and Tradeshow Coordinator responsible for achieving excellent

customer service and satisfaction by implementing all Client convention

needs, coordinating the work of self and others in a fast paced

environment and demonstrating the ability to manage projects and people

resources to meet strategic objectives.

Demonstrated Experience:

. Coordinating all aspects of annual conferences and seminars

(pre-planning, on-site execution, and post event wrap up, research and

recommendations for future sites, and conference promotions).

. Financial management including budget creation, monitoring

revenue/expense performance, fee collection, and staff time and fees

. Allocating time according to budget while ensuring that work meets

specifications and deadlines.

. Adapting to crisis situations, changing procedures, methods or

processes.

. Developing and maintaining solid relationships with

exhibitors/sponsors.

. Contributing effective ideas to client strategic planning and analysis

processes.

. Travel and work overtime as needed to attend events and client

meetings

. Assuming lead meeting planning responsibilities for multiple accounts.

. Contributing to overall team success by identifying problems and

proactively seeking out methods to improve self-performance and/or

efficiency of an operation or task.

Qualifications:

. Bachelors degree required

. Minimum of 3-4 years experience in convention/tradeshow industry or

event/meeting planning

. PC experience with Windows operating system and a variety of software

programs (Microsoft Office, and/or exhibit software)

. Excellent knowledge of meeting industry terminology and comprehensive

knowledge of meeting planning processes

. Ability to self start as well as work as part of a team

. High level of professionalism

. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

. Strong time management and ability to manage concurrent tasks

efficiently

. High level of detail orientation

. Strong customer service skills

SmithBucklin is proud to offer the following benefits which include but,

are not limited to: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401(k),

Tuition Reimbursement and Educational Assistance. To learn more about

SmithBucklin Corporation, visit www.smithbucklin.com.

Please note! To be considered for this opening:

. Salary requirements must be included

. Attach resume as either a MS Word doc or pdf

. Submit resumes either via recruiting website or e-mail

We are an EOE M/F/D/V affirmative action employer.

HR Recruiter

SmithBucklin Corporation

2025 M Street, N.W. Suite 800

Washington, D.C. 20036

Email: WashingtonHR@smithbucklin.com

13. Conference Registrar; International Baccalaureate; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4845807

14. Conference Administrative Assistant; International Baccalaureate;

New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4845781

15. Education Department Director; California Special Districts

Association; Sacramento, CA

California Special Districts Association, the recognized voice for all

special districts, providing advocacy, outreach and member services is

currently looking for our next Education Director.

The Education Director serves as the lead staff to the Education

Committee and is responsible for providing the overall education team

leadership. The Education Director will be responsible for developing

and implementing a comprehensive annual education marketing plan for

CSDA and each of the managed organizations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

. Development and implementation of an annual education plan to be

approved by the Executive Director and the CSDA Education Committee.

. Manage the development and delivery of all education programs,

workshops, government affairs days and conferences for California

Special Districts Association, Special District Leadership Foundation,

Special District Risk Management Authority, and all other organizations

brought in under administrative services agreements.

. Research, implement and evaluate new education programs, distance

learning, and other options to bring education to members.

. Supervision of the Meetings Coordinator, the Education Assistant, and

temporary staff as needed.

. Identify, cultivate and support faculty and speakers for all programs

. Develop and implement strategy to evaluate the quality and

effectiveness of all education programs and report the results in a

timely manner

. Oversee logistics and ensure the meeting planning process for all

training and education programs is effective and efficient

. Directly accountable for the education budgets (managing expenses and

revenues) and meeting the established goals

. Develop and implement a needs assessment strategy to ensure a

proactive approach to offering education to special districts

Minimum Qualifications:

. BA/BS in communications, education, marketing, or related field from

an accredited university required. Non-profit marketing, program

development and customer service experience will be a plus. iMIS

experience preferred.

Benefits include:

. Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays and other benefits, as described in

the CSDA Personnel Guidelines.

. Health, vision and dental benefits, following qualification (employee

and family).

. Flexible Benefit Plan offered, including a medical flexible spending

account (FSA).

. Participation in CalPERS, 2% at 60, 100% employer paid.

Salary $56,847 – $73901 annually

Send resume, cover letter and references to scottk@csda.net

16. Project Director; GO West Events & Multimedia; Westlake Village, CA

National Award Winning Creative Event & Multimedia Production Company,

seeking a seasoned industry player to join our team as Project Director.

The Project Director role must have at minimum 8 years experience

working with clients in the areas of event management, logistics, client

content delivery and brand experience. Regarding internal

communications, the candidate must possess the ability to communicate

clearly and professionally with team members – impeccable organizational

skills are a must. Creativity is highly desired.

In the role of Project Director, the desired candidate must possess the

skills to manage and motivate others to greatness. Exceptional people

skills are required. This is a highly creative, fast-paced environment

where everyone works together in team mode. Candidate must be

highly-motivated, flexible and able to multi-task. Travel is a must,

both domestically and internationally.

Minimum of 8 years in the event industry.

Must have experience in Creative Oversight.

Must be a confident public speaker.

Must be an excellent communicator with team, client and vendors.

Must have experience in producing $1 million+ sized programs.

Must have experience with out of state and out of country programs.

Must have experience in negotiating with vendors and unions.

please send resumes and references to:cfrost@gowestevents.com

16. Administrative Assistant, Meetings & Member Affairs; ASME; Houston,

TX

ASME is a 127,000 member professional organization focused on the

technical, educational and research issues and needs of the engineering

and technology communities. Our International Petroleum Technology

Institute based in Houston, TX, has an outstanding opportunity for a

well organized, results oriented individual who will provide

administrative support in the areas of meetings & events, corporate &

member relations, and committee operations.

Responsibilities include coordinating the logistics, set-up, preparation

of promotional materials and mailings associated with division's

meetings and events. Will be the student chapter liaison and primary

information source for division inquiries. Will compile Executive

Committee meeting minutes and provide other general administrative

support duties as needed. Provides support at on-site events when

necessary and assists in processing registration and payments. Requires

a minimum of 3 yrs. of administrative office experience, strong PC

skills & proficiency in Word, Excel & PowerPoint. Individual must be

able to work independently, be service oriented, and have the ability to

work with all levels of staff, including volunteers and members.

Excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to

work on multiple projects simultaneously essential.

We offer a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be

contacted. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send your

resume, along with salary requirements to: email: crecruitment@asme.org

17. Commissioned Sales / Speakers Bureau; Macmillan; New York, NY /

Remote

Startup division of a global media company looking for meetings industry

professionals to act as commissioned sales reps for our speakers bureau.

We're excited to represent some of the best and brightest speakers in

the marketplace, as well as first-rate emerging talent, and we are

looking for someone with knowledge of the industry and sales experience.

This is the ideal opportunity for someone who needs a flexible

schedule, the ability to work from home, and wants to generate income.

High earning potential based on commission.

Please send an email to ellis.trevor@macmillian.com including your

resume and a brief note. We look forward to hearing from everyone

interested and will get back to you as soon as we can.

18. Meeting/Event Planner; Association of State and Territorial

Officials; Arlington, VA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7468

19. Director of Conference Services; Council for Christian Colleges &

Universities; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3009498

20. Meeting Manager; J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

We have an opening for an organized, detail and deadline oriented

Meeting Manager. Must be a self-starter with diligent work habits.

Requires: 2+ years experience planning, negotiating, coordinating and

staging association meetings (5 to 2k attendees); planning, budgeting,

and monitoring of event catering/concessions required; excellent

interpersonal, budgetary skills; Word Excel and PowerPoint experience

required as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.

Must be energetic, patient & creative. Travel required 15%-20%.

Excellent benefits.

Fax resume with salary requirement to 703-818-9177 Attn: HR or email

jsajobs@jspargo.com.

21. Show Programs Coordinator; The Vision Council; Alexandria, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3006852

22. Manager – Trade Show & Sponsorships; Association of Corporate

Counsel; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3007054

23. Meeting Coordinator; American Medical Directors Association;

Columbia, MD

Professional association in Columbia, MD is seeking a Meeting

Coordinator to complement our team. Responsibilities include

coordinating logistics for all meetings including site research,

promotion, banquet event orders, audio visual, travel arrangements, and

onsite support.

Responsibilities

Meetings

* Prepares meeting requests and RFPs for all meetings.

* Research potential venues. Conducts site visits as necessary.

* Prepares hotel and vendor regret letters

* Negotiate and obtain special hotel rates for speakers and/or

staff, as needed.

* Coordinate meeting planning including working with hotel

personnel, outside vendors, and convention and visitors bureaus.

* Assists with facility arrangements, including function sheets,

preparing rooming lists, and follow-up correspondence.

* Manage function space assignments for meetings, receptions and

special events (as required).

* Assists with promotional and marketing materials for all meetings

including e-mail marketing.

* Work with Director of Meetings to provide input as to budgets, and

to work with hotels and other vendors to ensure cost efficiencies and to

ensure timely payment of all bills.

* Updates meeting documents in shared network.

* Maintain computers and projectors used for association travel and

oversees the usage.

* Coordinate meeting preparations including signage and supply

ordering.

* Manages and markets Spouse/Guest Program (Annual Symposium)

preparations and onsite activities.

* Manages First Time Attendee Breakfast (Annual Symposium)

preparations and onsite activities.

* Manages the AMDA Ambassadors (onsite temp help at Annual

Symposium)

* Coordinates shipment of meeting materials, and supplies to meeting

site (includes packing and unpacking of boxes)

General

* Responds to or routes inquiries (phone and e-mail) about meetings.

* Fulfills brochure requests.

* Maintains department files including individual meeting files,

site directories, vendor records, and historical files.

* Organizes and maintains meeting supplies.

NOTES: Local Residents Preferred (No Relo).

Additional Salary Information: AMDA offers a competitive salary and

benefits package.

Requirements

College degree in Communications, Business Administration or Hospitality

preferred. Equivalent work experience will be considered. Minimum of 2

years work experience planning meetings with a non profit organization;

excellent communication skills; strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel,

Access and PowerPoint; polished customer service skills; able to work in

a team environment. Some light lifting. Travel required.

If qualified, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history

to hr@amda.com.

24. Design Manager; BRING IT ON! DALLAS; Carrollton, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4847918

25. Manager Extreme Sports Fundraising Events; Lawyers Without Borders;

Connecticut

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4842980

26. Sales & Marketing Manager; Morton's The Steakhouse; Arlington, VA

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3007064

27. Conference Director; Thomson Reuters; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27246771&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

28. Director of Annual and Regional Meeting; National Rural Electric

Cooperative Association; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27236246&jobSummaryIndex=121&agentID=

29. Director of Sales; City of Saint Charles CVB; St. Charles, MO

Responsibilities: Develops and implements comprehensive sales,

servicing and marketing plans directed at the market segments of

conventions, meetings and conferences, under the direction of the

Director-Convention and Visitors Bureau. $57,611.22 Annually

Qualifications: Applicants must possess a Bachelors Degree and 10 years

experience with convention sales within city government, and privately

managed convention and conference venues. The education requirement may

be substituted with additional experience.

Compensation: $57,611.22 Annually

Contact: Lynn Sgouros

City of Saint Charles Missouri

200 North Second Street

Suite 301

St. Charles, MO 63301

636-949-3232 (phone)

636-940-4606 (fax)

human.resources@stcharlescitymo.gov

http://www.stcharlescitymo.gov

30. Destination Services Specialist; Visit Fairfax; McLean, VA

This is a newly created position in a dynamic, young bureau.

Responsibilities include servicing all visiting groups related to the

business, leisure group and sports markets; assisting with the

operational and ongoing needs of the Visitor Information Centers.

Qualifications: 1. Post secondary diploma/degree in tourism,

communication, marketing or related field 2. Experience in the

hospitality sector and/or customer service positions 3. Excellent

interpersonal communication and organizational skills 4. Able to handle

multiple tasks, work evenings/weekends and address large groups, as

needed 5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and database management

systems.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Contact: Sue Porter

Visit Fairfax

7927 Jones Branch Drive

Suite 100 S.

McLean, Virginia 22102

703-752-9512 (phone)

703-790-5097 (fax)

sporter@fxva.com

31. CEO; DMO within Canada; Toronto, ON, Canada

Our client is a DMO within Canada. We are looking for a CEO for this

growing destination.

Qualifications: 1. University degree in a related field (or a three –

four-year program in tourism from a recognized Canadian Community

College*) accompanied by training in specific tourism sectors; 2. A

minimum of five years experience in tourism involving at least two major

tourism sectors (such as adventure tourism, hospitality management,

travel trade, cultural tourism, sport hunting/fishing); 3. A

demonstrated knowledge of tourism destination marketing and the

international tourism industry through a combination of training and

experience;

Compensation: Excellent compensation plus accommodations allowance,

other benefits!

Contact: Danica Keravica

Lecours Wolfson

116 Spadina Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M5V 2K6

416.703.5482 x226 (phone)

danica@lecourswolfson.com

http://www.lecourswolfson.com

32. Convention Services Manager; NYC & Company; New York, NY

Responsibilities: .Serve as primary contact for meeting planners who

have selected NYC for their event. .Provide excellent customer service

to insure best experience. .Assist meeting planners secure

products/services to optimize strategies & cultivate opportunities.

Qualifications: .Minimum 3 years experience in hospitality, destination

marketing, or sales & account management. .Excellent communication &

problem solving skills. .Ability to independently prioritize & manage

projects. .Bachelors degree preferred Note: This is not a Meeting

Planning position.

Compensation: Send cover letter, resume & salary history to

hrconventionsales&services@nycvisit.com

NYC & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: Sally Sutera

NYC & Company

810 Seventh Avenue – 3rd Floor

New York, New York 10019

33. Market Research Analyst; Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau;

Grapevine, TX

Responsibilities: Develops and implements all statistical research

reaquired by the Bureau to reach its goals and to fulfill its mission.

Conducts primary and secondary research projects and develops in-depth

analysis for the Grapevine CVB and various stakeholders.

Qualifications: Four year college degree required in statistics, math

or business administration. Two years of comparable research experience

in convention bureau or business or a combination of education and

experience. Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access and the

abiltiy to learn statistical survey programing and database programing.

Compensation: Salary based on education and experience.

Contact: George Kakos

Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

1 Liberty Park Plaza

Grapevine, Texas 76051

817-410-3185 (phone)

817-410-3038 (fax)

gkakos@ci.grapevine.tx.us

http://GrapevineTexasUSA

34. Director of Destination Services; Savannah Area Convention and

Visitors Bureau; Savannah, GA

Responsibilities: Works with meeting planners to determeine support

needed by the organization and attendees; then organizes all operations,

programs and personnel required for servicing conventions and trade

shows.

Qualifications: . 4-year degree in Event Planning, Hospitality,

Tourism, Communications, Public Relations, or a related field. . 4-10

years experience in convention services, event planning, or hospitality.

Hotel background a plus. . Excellent communication, management, and

organizational skills. . Creative and detailed-oriented. . Proficient in

Microsoft Office Suites, Adobe Acrobat, Passkey and Outlook. . Willing

to work specified weekends and evenings.

Compensation: Salary based on experience.

Contact: Bill McKay

Savannah Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

101 E Bay St.

Savannah, GA 31401

(912) 644-6424 (phone)

bmckay@SavannahVisit.com

35. Director of Corporate Programs (15011); Executive Director, Inc.;

Milwaukee, WI

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3010591

36. Coordinator, Philanthropic Leadership Summits – West Conshohocken,

PA; John Templeton Foundation; West Conshohocken, PA

At the John Templeton Foundation, we recognize that our high aspirations

can only be achieved through the vision and passion of the extraordinary

grantees we support around the world. But these aspirations will be

realized only when we have successfully assembled a team of Foundation

professionals who share our demanding intellectual standards, our

excitement to ask the Big Questions, and our mandate to invest in

cutting-edge initiatives that open up new lines of inquiry and challenge

conventional ways of thinking. We're looking to recruit exceptional

people who can help us identify and inspire exceptional scholars and

scientists capable of advancing our mandate.

Our commitment to fostering a dynamic and innovative employment

experience extends beyond our workplace; our benefits program is

designed to provide the utmost care and well-being for our staff members

and their families. We offer unparalleled healthcare, lifecare and

investment options for our staff.

The Coordinator for Philanthropic Leadership Summits is primarily

responsible for planning and implementing all facets of a series of

high-level meetings for philanthropists and scholars from around the

world. The Foundation has coined these meetings “Philanthropic

Leadership Summits.”

The Coordinator works closely with Dr. Barnaby Marsh, director of this

program, as well as with other key individuals from the Foundation's

executive team.

The optimal candidate for this role is a highly organized person with

great attention to detail, strong writing skills and a record of

successfully engaging thought leaders from various professional fields.

The candidate has 5+ years of professional experience within an event

planning, fundraising, nonprofit or philanthropic setting. A Bachelor's

degree is required; Master's degree preferred.

It is essential for the candidate to possess a strong interest in the

Foundation's mission.

Interested in joining our team? To apply to this unique opportunity or

view other current openings, please visit

http://www.templetoncareers.org/

37. Event and Meeting Planner; Lean Enterprise Institute; Cambridge, MA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7475

38. Global Sales Director, Corporate Group, N.Y.; Wyndham Hotel Group;

New York, NY

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7476

39. Senior Director, ESPN RISE Events; Disney; Torrance, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4848219

40. Catering Director; Aramark; Harrisonburg, VA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852648

41. Catering Director; Aramark; Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852646

42. Catering Director; Aramark; Delaware

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852645

43. Catering Manager – (Business Dining) – Chattanooga, TN; Aramark;

Chattanooga, TN

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852634

44. Catering Manager – Business Services – New York, NY; Aramark; New

York, NY

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852633

45. Catering Manager – Conference Centers – Princeton, NJ; Aramark;

Princeton, NJ

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852631

46. Catering Manager- Huntsville, TX; Aramark; Huntsville, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852629

47. Catering Manager- San Antonio; Aramark; San Antonio, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852628

48. Senior Catering Sales Manager, Convention Ctr; Aramark; Tucson, AZ

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4851930

49. ARAMARK NATIONAL EVENTS – Catering Sales Director; Aramark; Chicago,

IL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852832

50. Catering Sales Manager, Convention Center; Aramark; New Orleans, LA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852620

51. Director of Conference Planning; Aramark; Washington, DC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852534

52. District Manager – Corporate Dining – Dallas, TX; Aramark; Dallas,

TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852493

53. Assistant Director of Food Service Operations, Convention Center;

Aramark; Richmond, VA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852813

54. Assistant Food and Beverage Manager – Conference Centers –

Shepherdstown, WV; Aramark; Shepherdstown, WV

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852800

55. Catering Operations Manager – Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA;

Aramark; Philadelphia, PA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4852627

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