Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 November 2008


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 November 2008

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

relationship building newsletter network for all who work in the

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. Event Services Coordinator; City of Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

2. Manager, Meetings & Conventions; Johnson & Johnson; Raynham, MA

3. Manager of Operations and Hospitality; Johnson Controls; Falls

Church, VA

4. Events and Conference Lead Coordinator; Johnson Controls; Houston, TX

5. Director Of Event Services; Global Spectrum; Richmond, VA

6. Director of Sales; Interstate Hotels & Resorts; Washington, DC

7. Meetings Coordinator; IPC; Bannockburn, IL

8. Meeting Planner (Part-Time); Information Ventures, Inc.;

Philadelphia, PA

9. Catering Sales Manager; Trade Center Management Associates;

Washington, DC

10. Sales Manager; Copper Hospitality, Inc.; Goodyear / Peoria, AZ

11. Director of Account Development (Sales); Convention Management

Resources; San Francisco, CA/Los Angeles, CA

12. Program Manager, Abstracts; American Academy of Otolaryngology –

Head and Neck Surgery; Alexandria, VA

13. Executive Secretary; Eastern Analytical Symposium; New Jersey

14. Conference Center-Catering Manager; Aramark; Raleigh, NC

15. Senior Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Dallas, TX

16. Rooms Division Intern (Seasonal Position); Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

17. Recreation Intern (Seasonal Position May-September) ); Starwood

Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

18. Marketing Representative for the Sheraton; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Myrtle Beach, SC

19. Leisure Travel Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Steamboat

Springs, CO

20. Food Production Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Rancho Mirage,

CA

21. Food & Beverage Intern (Seasonal Position May – August); Starwood

Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

22. Food & Beverage Intern (Seasonal Position 6-12 month period);

Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

23. Director of Convention Services; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Boston,

MA

24. Director of Catering and Conference Services; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Park City, UT

25. Director of Catering and Conference Services; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Litchfield Park, AZ

26. Director of Banquets; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Miami Beach, FL

27. Director of Banquets; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Atlanta, GA

28. Culinary Intern (Seasonal Position) ); Starwood Hotels & Resorts;

Hilton Head Island, SC

29. Conference %26 Banqueting Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts;

Needham, MA

30. Business Travel Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Boston, MA

31. Vacation Services Coordinator – Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort

Villas; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Maui, HI

32. Conferences Manager; BBI International; Grand Forks, ND

33. Operations Coordinator; CBI Research, Inc.; Woburn, MA

34. Event & Marketing Coordinator; International Downtown Association

(IDA); Washington, DC

35. Senior Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Chicago, IL

36. Director of Sales & Marketing; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; St. Louis,

MO

37. Staff Accountant; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

38. eBusiness Marketing Producto Manager; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

39. Associate Director of Sales; HYATT REGENCY BALTIMORE; Baltimore, MD

40. Administrator (Part-Time Contract Position); Washington Area State

Relations Group; Location Confidential

41. Director Of Operations; TMSi Event Management; Woodstock, GA

42. Meeting and Events Coordinator; Cadent Medical Communications;

Irving, TX

43. Meeting and Events Planner; Cadent Medical Communications; Irving,

TX

44. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

45. Director, Meeting Services; Academy of General Dentistry; Chicago,

IL

46. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Westchester, IL

47. Senior Event Manager, NTACCMH; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

48. Sales Manager; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

49. Catering Sales Manager; University Club of Washington; Washington,

DC

50. Director, International Hotel Development; MARRIOTT; Bethesda, MD

51. Area Dir-Sales; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

************* 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. Event Services Coordinator; City of Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA

http://www.mpiweb.org/cms/mpiweb/JobBank/DisplayJob.aspx?JobId=7515

2. Manager, Meetings & Conventions; Johnson & Johnson; Raynham, MA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4927128

3. Manager of Operations and Hospitality; Johnson Controls; Falls

Church, VA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4926156

4. Events and Conference Lead Coordinator; Johnson Controls; Houston, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4926042

5. Director Of Event Services; Global Spectrum; Richmond, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27372081&jobSummaryIndex=0&agentID=

6. Director of Sales; Interstate Hotels & Resorts; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27361341&jobSummaryIndex=2&agentID=

7. Meetings Coordinator; IPC; Bannockburn, IL

Job Title: Meetings & Events Coordinator

Location: Bannockburn, IL

Company: IPC, a global trade association representing the electronics

industry.

Job Responsibilities: The position of Meetings & Events Coordinator is

responsible for coordination of workshops and conferences. A

significant portion of the job will entail general administrative

support including registration data entry, invoice review and analysis,

coordination of reports, maintaining electronic and hard copy department

files, and other related duties. The Coordinator also assists in event

support for two annual tradeshows. Event support activities include:

hotel block management, event database maintenance (food and beverage

and audio visual specifications), registration data entry, coordinating

shipping, conference signage review, marketing material content review.

Job Requirements: Must have High School Diploma or equivalent,

Bachelor's Degree preferred. 3 years experience in a meeting planning

environment required. Must be proficient with MS Office Suite – Word,

Excel and Outlook. Access and/or Membership database a plus. Must be

able to work successfully in a team oriented environment and have

excellent customer service skills. Must be able to handle multiple

projects at the same time and work independently. Strong verbal and

written communication skills are a must. Some travel required: 5 -10%

Hours: M – F, 9 am – 5 pm (flexible)

IPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering excellent employee

benefits.

Send resume, cover letter and salary history to e-mail: jobs@ipc.org.

Resumes MUST include salary history to be considered. Please indicate

MEETINGS in the subject of your email.

8. Meeting Planner (Part-Time); Information Ventures, Inc.;

Philadelphia, PA

Part-time Meeting Planner needed to help plan and conduct scientific &

technical workshops. Workshops will be held at various locations around

the country and travel to workshops may be required 1-2 days per month

to provide on-site logistical and administrative support for

registration and coordination with the venue and audiovisual and

catering vendors. Qualified candidates will have 3+ years of meeting

planning and support experience, a bachelor's degree in an appropriate

field of study, and excellent oral and written communications skills.

Certification in meeting planning a plus.

For immediate consideration, please submit cover letter, résumé,

availability, and salary requirements by fax (215-569-2575) or e-mail

(jobs@infoventures.com). EOE

9. Catering Sales Manager; Trade Center Management Associates;

Washington, DC

YES, YOU CAN!

Are you looking to ride the new wave of change sweeping the nation? Come

join our dynamic Sales Team as Catering Sales Manager at Washington DC's

premier special events and conference facility, The Ronald Reagan

Building and International Trade Center. located on Pennsylvania Avenue

, just steps away from the White House, seeks an energetic, focused and

results driven individual to handle the selling of social events to

customers in the association and government markets.

Required Qualifications:-

* 2+ years catering sales experience in an upscale conference

center or hotel

* Knowledge of Delphi or Miracle and Meeting Matrix is preferred.

* Excellent presentation, organizational and communication skills.

* Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Word, Excel.

* Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while delivering

exceptional quality and customer service.

We offer state of the art facilities, a competitive base salary,

generous incentive plan and a comprehensive benefits package as well as

Metro accessibility to our building via the Federal Triangle Metro

station .

For consideration, please send resume to hr@itcdc.com with “Catering

Sales Manager” in the subject line. You can get more information about

our company by visiting our website http://www.itcdc.com/.

The Federal Government requires all government contractors who hire over

the internet to request job applicants in their response to indicate

their gender, race and ethnicity. Accordingly, we request that you

provide this information when you respond to this job announcement.

Whether you provide this information is voluntary. If you decide not to

provide this information you will not receive any adverse treatment, it

will be kept in strict confidence and only be provided, if requested, to

the Federal Government for purpose of civil rights law enforcement

purposes. If reported to the Federal Government, you will not be

identified by name.

10. Sales Manager; Copper Hospitality, Inc.; Goodyear / Peoria, AZ

http://careers.hsmai.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3027530

11. Director of Account Development (Sales); Convention Management

Resources; San Francisco, CA/Los Angeles, CA

Convention Management Resources (CMR) is a nationwide, San

Francisco-based housing and registration firm, specializing in citywide

conventions. Currently we are seeking a Director of Account

Development. The successful incumbent will provide a high-level of

account management services to CMR's association clients, focusing on

contract negotiation services and room block development.

Candidates must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience negotiating

hotel contracts, experience with citywide contracts preferred.

Knowledge of San Francisco and / or Los Angeles hotel community a plus.

Candidates must have the ability to work independently without daily

supervision, be professional, articulate and diplomatic in all

interaction and communication with clients and hotel partners.

Strong organizational, negotiation and excellent computer skills

including Windows, Microsoft Office and Internet applications required.

Must be positive and provide a service-oriented demeanor at all times as

well as posses the ability to meet rapidly changing client and internal

demands and priorities absolutely required. Candidates may work

remotely, either full time or part time, depending upon location.

CMR is an equal opportunity employer, ALL are welcome to apply. Visa

sponsorship is not offered at this time. Relocation expenses are not

offered with this position.

We invite you to confidentially forward to us your CV with salary

history for immediate and thoughtful consideration.

Salary: DOE with an excellent benefits package

Contact: Recruiter / CMR Hiring Team

Fax: 415.520.5965

gcasey@cmrus.com

http://www.cmrus.com

12. Program Manager, Abstracts; American Academy of Otolaryngology –

Head and Neck Surgery; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4931283

13. Executive Secretary; Eastern Analytical Symposium; New Jersey

The Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition (EAS) is held each year

to provide professional scientists and students continuing education in

the analytical and allied sciences through the presentation of symposia

of papers, workshops, and short courses. In addition, an exposition of

apparatus and supplies associated with these industries is held

concurrent with the symposia. EAS is currently seeking a firm or

individual contractor to serve as executive secretary to coordinate

activities of the volunteer governing board, prepare and execute

publications, to manage and direct communications with attendees and

board members as well as other general administrative duties. Location

is flexible, however the northeastern United States is preferred.

The successful candidate or firm will be a motivated self-directed

professional(s) with a demonstrated track record of leadership,

organization and excellent communication skills.

Position description:

*Perform general administrative duties for the EAS office, including

the support for the EAS telephone hotline, fax line, email, PO Box,

mailing list, and office supplies.

*Support all committees with respect to communication with attendees

and speakers as well as conference week activities (i.e. Administration

of EAS registration during the week of the conference in conjunction

with the registration chair).

*Coordinate activities for the conference program which includes,

but not limited to, contacting speakers as they are identified, managing

the contributed and invited abstract submissions, communication with

speakers as directed by the program committee. Also responsible for

processing of expense forms and coordinating reimbursements

post-meeting.

*Responsible for developing, editing, sales of ad space and

coordination of publication of quarterly newsletter, preliminary

program, final program and abstract book, working with all of the

relevant committees to ensure the most accurate and up to date

information is included.

*Routine requests for information processed within two days of

receipt.

Position requirements:

*Self-directed, the ability to manage multiple projects and the

requirements of various committees, ability to set and meet realistic

timelines with little supervision

*Strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills

*Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills

*Strong computer skills (Word, Excel)

Desired qualifications:

*Established contractor with similar clients or previous experience

as executive administrator

*Knowledge of the chemical industry

*Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality professional

newsletters and brochures

*Proven ability to meet timelines

Interested candidates should send inquiry to President@EAS.org or

Treasurer@EAS.org for further information on the position and bid

process.

14. Conference Center-Catering Manager; Aramark; Raleigh, NC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4940602

15. Senior Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Dallas, TX

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934588

16. Rooms Division Intern (Seasonal Position); Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934503

17. Recreation Intern (Seasonal Position May-September) ); Starwood

Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934430

18. Marketing Representative for the Sheraton; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Myrtle Beach, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934324

19. Leisure Travel Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Steamboat

Springs, CO

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934299

20. Food Production Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Rancho Mirage,

CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934053

21. Food & Beverage Intern (Seasonal Position May – August); Starwood

Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934051

22. Food & Beverage Intern (Seasonal Position 6-12 month period);

Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Hilton Head Island, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4934050

23. Director of Convention Services; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Boston,

MA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933932

24. Director of Catering and Conference Services; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Park City, UT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933931

25. Director of Catering and Conference Services; Starwood Hotels &

Resorts; Litchfield Park, AZ

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933930

26. Director of Banquets; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Miami Beach, FL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933928

27. Director of Banquets; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Atlanta, GA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933927

28. Culinary Intern (Seasonal Position) ); Starwood Hotels & Resorts;

Hilton Head Island, SC

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933923

29. Conference %26 Banqueting Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts;

Needham, MA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933874

30. Business Travel Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Boston, MA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933828

31. Vacation Services Coordinator – Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort

Villas; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Maui, HI

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4933779

32. Conferences Manager; BBI International; Grand Forks, ND

Globally, BBI International employs engineers, technical experts,

journalists and event specialists who collectively produce and deliver

the world's most authoritative and accurate renewable energy information

and services. From trade shows to magazines, plant services to process

engineering, BBI's success is rooted in the experience and technical

proficiency of its dedicated employees. BBI owns and operates the

largest, longest-running ethanol conference in the world-the

International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW)-publishes several

globally recognized bioenergy magazines, and has completed more than 250

bioenergy-related feasibility studies in the past seven years. BBI is a

relentlessly ethical corporate citizen. We conduct business in ways that

respect people, communities and the environment. We strive to

incorporate stewardship and sustainable development into our corporate

philosophy and, more importantly, into our products and services.

The conferences manager will manage all planning and logistical details

for all major BBI International owned & operated conferences, trade

shows and expos. Conferences range in size from 600 attendees to 5,000+

attendees.

Responsibilities:

* Conferences Manager will be responsible for planning & logistics

for six large conferences, trade shows & expos. With average conference

attendance of 2,100.

* Work with sales, marketing, production and editorial teams

throughout the planning process for each event.

* Responsible for budgeting and maintaining all costs for each event

such as: hotel contracts, facilities, activities, menus, audio visual

and drayage vendors.

* Manage and mentor logistics staff.

* Reports to the Vice President of Media & Events

* Coordinate and manage all pre-conference and on-site logistics

between hotel and client and/or BBI International.

* Oversee logistics of all special events and transportation needs.

Requirements:

* 3+ years experience planning & executing logistics for large B2B

conferences & trade shows.

* Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) designation a plus

* Bachelor's degree

* Demonstrated experience managing complex, large events.

* Ability to work independently for designated tasks and within a

team environment for larger scope of each conference.

* Must be able to travel domestically and internationally. Travel

will be moderate to heavy – approximately once to twice per month.

* Must be located in or willing to relocate to Grand Forks, ND area.

Qualified and interested candidates should please email their resume and

cover letter to: careers@bbiinternational.com

33. Operations Coordinator; CBI Research, Inc.; Woburn, MA

Operations Coordinator

Job Code: OP-W

If you possess high energy and are a great communicator; are able to

successfully negotiate and contract, organize off-site and on-site

logistics: speaker documentation, audio visual, travel arrangements,

food & beverage, room setups and budgets: This is the meeting planning

position for you. Operation Coordinators must display a high level of

professionalism and customer service. Coordinators travel to two-three

conferences per month and contract from three to six programs per month.

You will have at least one-two years meeting planning, contracting and

business experience. A BA/BS in Communications, Business Management, or

Meeting Planning is preferred

Responsibilities: organize conference logistics, negotiate and contract

vendor agreements, communicate with speakers to gather presentations,

determine audio visual needs, room set ups, menus, and all conference

related duties.

Qualifications: One-two years meeting planning and contract negotiation

experience, able to organize complex details and work on multiple

projects, excellent customer service skills, ability to travel. Previous

experience with hotel event department or conference centers a plus.

Education: BA/BS in hospitality, meeting planning, communications, or

business management preferred

Salary and benefits: full benefit package; incentive bonuses; salary in

30's negotiable

send resume and cover letter to:

Judith Whiting

Director of Event Operations

CBI Research, Inc.

600 Unicorn Park Drive

Woburn, MA 01801

e: judith.whiting@cbinet.com

34. Event & Marketing Coordinator; International Downtown Association

(IDA); Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3024153

35. Senior Sales Manager; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Chicago, IL

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4945870

36. Director of Sales & Marketing; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; St. Louis,

MO

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4945848

37. Staff Accountant; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

Reed Exhibitions, the world's largest event management organizer, is

looking to hire the “Best of the Best”. We are currently seeking a

Staff Accountant who will assist and support the Finance Manager with

the preparation of monthly financial analysis of assigned shows. This

includes but is not limited to forecasts, budgets, projections and adhoc

reporting.

Assist Finance Manager with the preparation of show budgets, forecasts,

financial analysis and finanical systems

Responsible for performing general accounting functions which includes

compiling monthly financial schedules/analysis; preparing journal

entries; preparing paperwork for customer refunds for Finance Manager

review; reconciling the receivables in the financial system to the sales

system and running general ledger reports

Assist the Finance Department with special projects/analysis to support

general business initiatives.

Record and reconcile pre-show and on-site cash receipt entries for

attendance and conference revenue.

Coordinate trade show on-site financial needs for Manager including

establishing banking requirements, packing for finance show office,

preparing and reconciling financial documents on-site when appropriate,

and providing financial support as needed when appropriate.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education- B.S. in Accounting or Finance

Knowledge- working knowledge of financial information systems (Excel and

WORD); ability to work within strict deadlines, and ability to travel

approximately 5 to 10%.

Experience- 0 – 1 year experience, work or internship experience in a

service industry preferred.

We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including tuition

reimbursement, 401(k) and pension plan, convenient location and a

vibrant working environment. Visit the Reed Exhibitions careers page to

apply for this position:

https://reedelsevier.taleo.net/careersection/53/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=31904

EOE/m/f/d/v

38. eBusiness Marketing Producto Manager; Reed Exhibitions; Norwalk, CT

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=4946772

39. Associate Director of Sales; HYATT REGENCY BALTIMORE; Baltimore, MD

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and

attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and

meaningful experiences.

The Associate Director of Sales is an experienced senior level hotel

sales role that reports directly to the Director of Sales.

Responsibilities include managing and leading the sales staff as well as

managing select key accounts. The position is typically an 18 – 24 month

commitment with a clear goal to experience the training and developed

necessary to become a future Director of Sales for Hyatt. The ADOS

responsibilities include but are not limited to the mentoring and

training sales staff, recruitment and hiring of sales staff, leading

sales meetings, working with catering and convention services,

involvement with the annual business plan process, forecasting, owners

meetings, systems training, report analysis, P&L management, business

travel and tradeshows, customer entertainment, community involvement and

networking. This position may be required to serve as Director in the

absence of the Director of Sales.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional

performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities,

job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for

this challenge, then we are ready for you.

This is not your typical career opportunity. This is the Hyatt Touch.

Qualifications

· A minimum of 3-5 years previous hotel sales experience,

· Proficient in general computer knowledge;

· Professional communication and presentation skills;

· Supervisory experience, and able to train and monitor the

process of sending referrals, setting traces and profiling accounts;

· Excellent customer relations, communication, presentation and

organization skills of utmost importance.

Please apply online at Baltimore.hyatt.com or email your resume to:

Karina Figueira

kfigueira@hyatt.com

***** From Carla Lochiatto, CAE *****

40. Administrator (Part-Time Contract Position); Washington Area State

Relations Group; Location Confidential

Sonja,

This isn't *quite* the same as your other listings on HEPN, but a group

I'm past president of is searching for a new administrator. I thought

since your newsletter reaches so many people that someone might know of

someone interested in a part-time contract position. Thanks in advance

for considering!

Regards,

Carla Lochiatto, CAE

The details are as follows:

Washington Area State Relations Group

Administrator – Job Description

For more than 26 years WASRG has served a critical function for state

government affairs professionals. WASRG's mission is to provide

educational and networking opportunities for busy professionals who work

in the state government affairs arena as lobbyists, association staff,

government affairs executives, government officials and vendor/services

representatives.

The organization is searching for a part-time administrator to assist

the Board of Directors and members with communications and meeting

planning. Qualified person will possess great interpersonal skills, be

outgoing and enthusiastic, and be detail oriented. Applicant must have a

working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and solid administrative

skills. Ability to provide assistance with marketing (i.e. copy writing

and editing, promotion development, etc.), and membership development

skills and experience is a plus.

Responsibilities:

1. Provide logistics and act as a vendor liaison for membership

events (i.e. monthly luncheons, day-long WASRG Symposium and breakfast

educational meetings)

* Help develop and distribute media to promote events

* Coordinate logistics of meeting space and catering

2. Maintain up-to-date, accurate membership lists, data files and

listserv

3. Prepare and distribute monthly e-mails to the membership

4. Help maintain up-to-date accurate information on organization

website

* Membership directory and schedule of events

* Promotional material and contact information

5. Maintaining complete and accurate records of the WASRG minutes,

newsletters, treasurer's reports and official legal documents

6. Work closely with President and Board of Directors on all

projects and events and keep them up-to-date via email, phone and

monthly reports

7. Maintain membership promotional materials

8. Coordinate with organization Treasurer on various accounting

needs

* Collect and remit dues and fees in a timely fashion

* Keep record of accounts payable and payment of bills

9. Correspond with the membership in a timely fashion (i.e.

regularly check organization's post office box and email inbox.)

Meetings:

1. Meet with the WASRG President prior to every Board meeting

monthly

2. Attend Board of Directors' meetings

3. Attend and assist with all WASRG programs

Time Commitment:

The monthly time commitment is estimated to be 15-20 hours per month.

Compensation and Bonus:

Administrator will receive compensation of $1,000.00 monthly for time

spent on WASRG activities.

Administrator is an independent contractor. Employment by WASRG will not

be construed to create an association, partnership, joint venture,

relation of principal and agent, or employer and employee between WASRG

and Administrator or any of Administrator's employees within the meaning

of federal, state or local law. Administrator will receive an IRS 1099

for state and federal taxes.

Administrator may receive a bonus based on performance against goals

outlined in the job description, contract and established by the Board

of Directors.

Please send a resume and cover letter by November 28, 2008 to:

WASRG Administrator Search

Email: clochiatto@asaenet.org

Fax: 202.220.6466

No phone calls please

***********

41. Director Of Operations; TMSi Event Management; Woodstock, GA

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Reports to: The two owners of the corporation.

Tenure: Seeking an executive to lead the company for a minimum of 3 to

5 years.

Min Base Salary: $85,000 plus incentive package

Responsibilities:

* Works closely with the owners of the company to grow and

transition the organization from current small scope to a

high-performance, well structured organization, broadening staff

capacity and developing/refining policies, procedures and internal

systems.

* Directs the creation of project management reporting systems that

enable monitoring and management of projects.

* Creation and implementation of a Five Year Business Plan,

including a well defined sales and marketing strategy and growth plan.

Advises Owners on target marketing and selling, program profitability,

and operational decisions.

* Handles all Human Resource responsibilities for the company for

existing employees, working with the controller recommends – hiring,

firing, salary offers, vacation, sick days and discussions around other

benefits as well as defines company policies and job descriptions and

advises on retirement plan options. Makes recommendations to owners on

all employee financial or employment related issues.

* Prepares all performance reviews, works with the controller to

make recommendations to owners for salary increases and bonuses.

* Works directly with customers in a relationship management

position – negotiates customer contracts, provides Statement of Work for

all projects, and conducts regular, routine face to face meetings with

clients.

* Handles all company marketing roles such as industry networking,

development of corporate marketing items, website content and monitoring

and changes and establishing 3rd party relationships to further

corporate growth.

* Provides briefings, status reports, and other updates to company

owners and client contacts on regular basis.

* Partnering with the Controller of the company, is responsible for

overall company profitability before owner compensation – based upon

recommended semi-annual budget forecasting prepared by the Controller of

the company, to the owners for owner approval – must work closely with

Controller and corporate CPA to ensure management of owner tax

liabilities, expense management, employee incentive plans, etc.

* Responsible for company IT infrastructure.

* Responsible for management hierarchy decisions including

management succession planning to be reviewed and approved by owners.

* Travel for this position is expected to be up to 25%

Requirements:

* A Masters degree preferred.

* 10 years of broad-based senior management experience

* Concentration in Business Management, Financial and Human

Resources preferred.

* Proven interest in running and growing small organizations and

working with large corporate clients in a consulting role.

* Strong leadership and consensus building skills internally and

externally.

* Proven project management and strategic planning experience.

* Significant experience with program management, staff management

and financial management is highly desirable.

* Must be highly organized, capable of self-direction and autonomy.

* Strong verbal, written, communication and presentation skills are

required along with top level interpersonal and facilitation skills.

Email: tbearden@mtgsrc.com

42. Meeting and Events Coordinator; Cadent Medical Communications;

Irving, TX

Description

* Creates, prepares and sends various meeting correspondence

including, invitations, welcome materials, travel confirmations, etc.

* Assists planner with commuication between meeting attendees and

faculty members to ensure accurate travel, hotel and ground

transportation arrangements.

* Assists the meeting planners in various pre, during and post

meeting activities

* Processes honoraria check requests and obtaining W9 forms

* Orders, manages and ships supplies and materials needed for

meetings

* Reviews printed signage/materials upon receipt from printer

* Provides back-up support to the meeting planner on-site and

assists attendees with any additional needs

* Ability to develop and manage deadlines

* Manages invoices and purchase orders related to meetings

* Assist meeting planner and Account Services in generating audience

contact information

* Data entry and reports, including:

o Database entry

o Event registrations in REG123

o Client/attendee reports (participant list, RSVP grids, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

. College Degree or some college preferred

. Previous Meeting & Event planning experience preferred

. Advanced computer skills in all Microsoft Office applications,

specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

. Availability of weekend travel is required

Please visit www.cadentmed.com, click on Careers and then again on

Current Listings. You will then be re-directed to the web site for

inVentiv Communications, the parent company for Cadent. Please select

Cadent Medical Communications from the drop down menu.

43. Meeting and Events Planner; Cadent Medical Communications; Irving,

TX

Description of Duties:

. Creates meetings/events in registration system (Reg123)

. Manages online registrations

. Assists in creating, preparing and sending various meeting

correspondence including invitations, welcome materials, travel

confirmation, etc.

. Contacts meeting attendees and faculty to ensure accurate travel,

hotel and ground transportation arrangements are made

. Research hotel options and negotiate contracts

. Assists account services in various pre, during and post meeting

activities

. Assists in creates and prepares all on-site material for printing

including, welcome letter, participant lists, agenda, reimbursement

forms, etc.

. Pack and ship needed material before meeting

. Reviews all action requests for related meeting

. Works with hotel to ensure accurate food & beverage, meeting room

setup and guest room arrangements

. Works with ground company to ensure accurate arrival and departure

arrangements to and from the airport

. Manages and sets up all internal meetings related to project

including, weekly update and precon

. Responsible for communicating logistical details within internal

departments (AV, Travel, Graphics)

. Manages rooming list and travel manifest for meetings

. Manages all on-site logistics

. Budget reconciliation, expense reimbursements and honorarium

. Miscellaneous projects that come up regarding meetings

Minimum Requirements:

. College Degree or equal work experience

. 3-5 years Meeting & Event Planning Experience

. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

. Ability to travel on weekends is required

Please visit www.cadentmed.com, click on Careers and then on Current

Listings. You will be re-directed to inVentiv Communications, the

parent company for Cadent. Please select Cadent Medical Communications

from the drop down menu.

44. Educational Programs Manager; Council for Advancement and Support of

Education; Washington, DC

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting

for an Educational Programs Manager. CASE is the premier international

association for alumni relations, communications, and fund-raising

professionals at educational institutions.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Demonstrates a high level of discretion, diplomacy and independence

as the sole project manager of approximately 15 programs per year to

include curriculum design, implementation and execution, designed for

newcomers, mid and senior-level professionals in the areas of

fundraising, marketing and communications, alumni relations, advancement

services and advancement management, to meet established divisional

goals.

2. Excels in relationship management by identifying, recruiting,

supervising, directing and stewarding approximately 100 faculty

volunteers throughout the year, including CASE trustees and

commissioners.

3. Initiates and directs all conference on-site activity as the primary

CASE representative by managing all areas of operations and by

demonstrating sound judgment in dealing with fiscal, operational,

contractual and interpersonal relationships with hotel and vendor

representatives.

4. Possesses a high degree of interpersonal skills and professionalism

by serving as an ambassador for the organization as you interact with

1,800+ members/participants annually.

5. Designs and manages the production of all on-site conference

materials and all related learning materials from volunteers and

appropriate CASE departments for each assigned conference.

Requirements

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree; five years of

advancement-related experience required (communications and marketing

experience preferred), with event planning a plus.

Skills and Abilities: Strong organizational and time management skills;

ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; outstanding

interpersonal, communications & problem solving skills for interacting

with various levels of constituencies, internally and externally from

the organization. Possess an aptitude for working with and managing

significant budgets while being extremely attentive to the details of

program management. Must be capable of traveling independently while

representing CASE at programs throughout the country.

Visit www.case.org, career center, jobs with CASE for a complete job

description.

To apply: Email Konetschni@case.org

Send cover letter with salary requirements along with resume.

NOTES: North American Residents Only.

Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits package with

medical/dental, 20 vacation days per year and 10% contribution to the

retirement plan.

45. Director, Meeting Services; Academy of General Dentistry; Chicago,

IL

Dental association seeks a Meeting Services Director who is forward

thinking and will lead and grow meetings. The director is responsible

for planning, managing and producing the annual meeting, leadership and

advocacy conferences, board meetings and approximately 20 small meetings

of the association.

Potential candidates must have Bachelor's degree plus seven years of

association management experience in meeting planning, preferably a

minimum of five years managing in a meeting planning department. CMP

preferred.

The ideal candidate must possess excellent written, verbal,

organizational, management, customer service and negotiation skills. The

ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with members, hotel and

convention center personnel, and vendor partners and present a positive

image through these communications. Potential candidates should possess

advanced PC proficiency, including Microsoft Office, Outlook and

report-writing packages and ability and willingness to learn new

software and programs as required. Be flexible, adaptable, able to work

on a wide variety of tasks independently and in a team environment and

understand meaning of confidentiality. The candidate possesses the

ability to meet deadlines, manage projects and personnel, set

priorities, develop budgets, monitor and control expenditures and

demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail. Be able to work

additional hours and travel as needed.

This position pays a salary commensurate with prior job experience. In

addition to the salary, employees receive excellent benefits, including

medical, dental, life and disability insurances, pension plan, flex

plan, vacation, holidays, personal days, and sick days. EEO.

Fax: 312.440.4324

HumanResources@agd.org

46. Meeting Planner; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; Westchester, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=4243027

47. Senior Event Manager, NTACCMH; Georgetown University; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27401846&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

48. Sales Manager; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27284641&jobSummaryIndex=54&agentID=

49. Catering Sales Manager; University Club of Washington; Washington,

DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27411726&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

50. Director, International Hotel Development; MARRIOTT; Bethesda, MD

Hotel Development (Bethesda, MD) Review of financial valuations prepared

by others in Marriott's Development Finance Department in order present

each project for authorization at Hotel Development Committee & be able

to support value that each project generates. Negotiate principal

business terms of all agreements, e.g., Mgmt, Franchise & Technical

Services Agreements, w/ potential owners of new hotels in Caribbean &

Latin America or potential conversions of existing hotels in the region.

Job requires Master's deg. & 2 yrs (or Bachelor's deg. & 5 yrs

progressive, post-Bachelor's) exp in real estate development, financial,

or hotel industry exp. Degree must be in Business Admin. or rel. Spanish

Fluency required. Prior exp must incl.: Lodging Finance & Business

Development for worldwide hospitality company with 1,000+ hotel

properties; Hotel development exp in Latin American mkt; Financial

valuation of hospitality projects; Management & franchise agreements for

hotels. Mail cvr ltr & resume to Jean-Clay Couto, Sr Mgr, Talent

Acquisition, Marriott Int'l, 10400 Fernwood Rd, Bethesda, MD 20817, Job

Code 546809.

51. Area Dir-Sales; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=27228546&jobSummaryIndex=7&agentID=

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