Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 August 2009


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 August 2009

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Brewer; Cold Spring Brewing Company; Cold Spring, MN

2. Sommelier; Starwood Hotels; Park City, UT

3. Adjunct Instructor / Sommelier; The Art Institute of Jacksonville;

Jacksonville, FL

4. Enologist 1 – Napa Valley; E. & J. Gallo Winery; Sonoma, CA

5. Maker's Mark Distillery Diplomat; Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc.;

San Francisco, CA

6. Senior Event Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St. Louis, MO

7. Registration Coordinator; American Statistical Association;

Alexandria, VA

8. Conference Registrar and Exhibits; National Genealogical Society;

Arlington, VA

9. Conference and Meeting Support Specialist; CACI; Arlington, VA

10. Event Coordinator and Facilitator; Serco; Reston, VA

11. CME Program Assistant; American Society of Clinical Oncology;

Alexandria, VA

12. Conference & Events Plnr II; Raytheon; Herndon, VA

13. Director of Human Resources; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

14. Account Executive/Sales Associate; MMPI; Chicago, IL

15. Vice President of Education; American Society of Echocardiography;

Morrisville, NC

16. Meeting Planner; American Society of Anesthesiologists; Park Ridge,

IL

17. Meetings Coordinator; National Propane Gas Association; Washington,

DC

18. Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Manager; Talley Management Group,

Inc.; Mount Royal, NJ

19. Director, Communications & Events; UMass Medical School and UMass

Memorial

Health Care, Inc.; SixSigma SoftSolutions, Shrewsbury, MA

20. Meeting Planner; ComeTogether, Corp.; Venice, CA

21. Membership and Events Coordinator; Confidential; Houston, TX

22. Meeting Professional; Mannatech Incorporated; Coppell, TX

23. Manager, Programs & Meetings; Biotechnology Industry Organization;

Washington, DC

24. Public Relations Manager; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors

Bureau; Newport Beach, CA

25. Meeting Planning Coordinator; Washington Hospital Center;

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.

**********

From Mark Sofman via Ned Lundquist:

1. Brewer; Cold Spring Brewing Company; Cold Spring, MN

http://careersinfood.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/jobsearchdetails/JobID/236298/Brewer_job.htm&utm_source=SimplyHired&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=SimplyHired

2. Sommelier; Starwood Hotels; Park City, UT

http://www.ihispano.com/job/employer/493148/view/detail/results/starwood-hotels/park-city/utah&nosearch=0?from=SimplyHired&utm_source=SimplyHired&utm_medium=jobboard&utm_campaign=SimplyHired

3. Adjunct Instructor / Sommelier; The Art Institute of Jacksonville;

Jacksonville, FL

http://www.ihirechefs.com/JobResponse.asp?JobID=9379&Campaign=SimplyHired&CampaignType=SearchEngine

4. Enologist 1 – Napa Valley; E. & J. Gallo Winery; Sonoma, CA

http://jobs.climber.com/jobs/Science-Biotech/Sonoma-CA-USA/Enologist-Napa-Valley/1120336?source=simplyjobs&bid=1120336&cid=Enologist-Napa-Valley

5. Maker's Mark Distillery Diplomat; Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc.;

San Francisco, CA

http://jobs-beam.icims.com/jobs/1474/job?sn=simplyhired

************

6. Senior Event Manager; St. Louis Union Station Marriott; St. Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5842318

7. Registration Coordinator; American Statistical Association;

Alexandria, VA

The American Statistical Association (ASA), a non-profit professional

society located in Old Town Alexandria, is looking for a Registration

Coordinator to join our Customer and Meetings teams. We provide our

members and customers with publications, educational offerings, and

meetings to advance the statistics profession. The Registration

Coordinator will provide superior assistance to registrants and

customers and daily oversight and quality control of registrations and

meetings-related databases for meetings, education courses and

conferences. Oversight includes running daily quality control reports;

informing appropriate staff of consistent problems; coordinating with

data entry operators; setting up, processing, updating, and correcting

registrations and other records as necessary; invoicing and following up

on balances due; researching and processing refunds. In addition, the

Registration Coordinator will assist with gathering and posting

meetings-related information and will assist in the coordination with

various vendors who support our conferences.

Requirements

We are looking for an efficient, courteous person with meeting

registration and database experience, iMIS experience preferred. Prior

experience working with associations helpful. Excellent oral and

written communication skills; superior attention to detail; able to work

independently and as a team member as well as multi-task, problem solve,

work under pressure, and meet deadlines. Good understanding of

relational databases and their capabilities and limitations. College

degree preferred.

ASA is in walking distance of the King St. Metro and offers excellent

benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401k. Submit resume

with cover letter and salary history by e-mail to lynn@amstat.org, or

mail to HR – Registration Coordinator, American Statistical Association,

732 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1943. EOE.

8. Conference Registrar and Exhibits; National Genealogical Society;

Arlington, VA

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3168651

9. Conference and Meeting Support Specialist; CACI; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28358402&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

10. Event Coordinator and Facilitator; Serco; Reston, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28427882&jobSummaryIndex=6&agentID=

11. CME Program Assistant; American Society of Clinical Oncology;

Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28440272&jobSummaryIndex=15&agentID=

12. Conference & Events Plnr II; Raytheon; Herndon, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28430267&jobSummaryIndex=60&agentID=

13. Director of Human Resources; MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28297511&jobSummaryIndex=3&agentID=

14. Account Executive/Sales Associate; MMPI; Chicago, IL

This individual is responsible for selling exhibit space for the Casual

Furnishings tradeshows. Responsibilities include working with

established accounts and cold calling for new business.

Duties include:

* Proactively selling exhibit space.

* Developing and maintaining prospect lists to organize sales

efforts.

* Developing relationships with key exhibitors through tradeshow

visits and telephone/e-mail contact.

* Maintaining a prospect database.

* Generating customer leads, researching industry trends, and

prospecting at other trade show events.

* Assisting with exhibitor contract preparation.

* Assisting in floor plan layout.

* Assisting with on-site show management and solving on-site

exhibitor issues at trade show events

Education/Experience

Related sales experience is a must! The ideal candidate for the Account

Executive – Casual Furnishings will possess a Bachelor's Degree and 3-5

years' prior sales experience.

Skills/Abilities

* Must possess top level business management, interpersonal, and

leadership skills

* Expertise with Excel, Word and Expo Cad

* Ability to identify and/or follow up on sales leads and referrals

* Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* This position is available immediately

Apply online at www.mmpicareers.com

15. Vice President of Education; American Society of Echocardiography;

Morrisville, NC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5850772

16. Meeting Planner; American Society of Anesthesiologists; Park Ridge,

IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5844969

17. Meetings Coordinator; National Propane Gas Association; Washington,

DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5844970

18. Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Manager; Talley Management Group,

Inc.; Mount Royal, NJ

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=5841296

*** From Ned Lundquist ***

19. Director, Communications & Events; UMass Medical School and UMass

Memorial

Health Care, Inc.; SixSigma SoftSolutions, Shrewsbury, MA

http://jobs.climber.com/jobs/Education-Higher-Education/Shrewsbury-MA-USA/Director-Communications-Events/1148137?source=jujujobs&bid=1148137&cid=Director-Communications-Events

*** From Ken Hajduk ***

20. Meeting Planner; ComeTogether, Corp.; Venice, CA

http://www.germany-usa.com/jobs/200992914

**********

21. Membership and Events Coordinator; Confidential; Houston, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5855051

22. Meeting Professional; Mannatech Incorporated; Coppell, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=5855124

23. Manager, Programs & Meetings; Biotechnology Industry Organization;

Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3172771

24. Public Relations Manager; Newport Beach Conference & Visitors

Bureau; Newport Beach, CA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=5850713

25. Meeting Planning Coordinator; Washington Hospital Center;

Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28447357&jobSummaryIndex=1&agentID=

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