Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 28 February 2010

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 28 February 2010

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences1. IEEE MEETINGS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

COORDINATOR; IEEE; Piscataway, NJ

2. Events Editor; National Journal Group; Washington, DC

3. Director, Membership Services/Retention; LA INC., The Los Angeles

Convention and Visitors Bureau; Los Angeles, CA

4. Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator; American Public Health Association;

Washington, DC

5. Event and Operations Manager; Confidential; Colorado Springs, CO

6. Meeting Planner; Confidential; Sacramento, CA

7. Coordinator, Global Education & Events; Association of Corporate

Travel Executives (ACTE); Alexandria, VA

8. Events Coordinator; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

9. Event Planner; Whittier Alliance; Minneapolis, MN

10. Manager, Convention Sales; Hong Kong Tourist Board; New York, NY

11. Director of Marketing & Special Events; Fontenelle Nature

Association; Bellevue, NE

12. Director of Meetings and Membership; Association of Foreign

Investors in Real Estate; Washington, DC

13. Program Analyst/Meeting Planner II; Strategic Analysis, Inc.;

Arlington, VA

14. Sr. Meeting Planner Specialist; National Information Solutions

Cooperative; Lake St. Louis, MO

15. Events Intern; Genetic Alliance; Washington, DC

16. Event Operations Intern Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

************* 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.

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1. IEEE MEETINGS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR; IEEE; Piscataway,

NJ

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6537405

*** From Bridget Serchak, via Ned Lundquist ***

2. Events Editor; National Journal Group; Washington, DC

Sonja,

You may wish to post in HEPN.

Ned

Contact kmosser@nationaljournal.com to be considered.

Events Editor, National Journal Group

Atlantic Media Company, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the parent

company of The Atlantic, National Journal and Government Executive

magazines. Our publications reach an audience of over one million

influential decision makers in the Washington policy community and

across the nation.

The Atlantic Media Company is seeking a senior-level Events Editor to

develop content and new partnerships for the National Journal Group's

event business. This position will require skills in both editorials

conceptualization, talent booking, event execution, and sales, marketing

and research in order to identify viable event partnerships.

Major Responsibilities Include:

. Lead content development for client/partner events including

conferences, dinners, and speaker forums (in full collaboration with

senior colleagues)

. Lead 'high touch' recruitment of all of the preceding within specific

process deadlines

. Understand client/partner issues, objectives and goals and how they

relate to event content

. Attend all such events and serve as an ambassador for Atlantic Media

demonstrating poise, professionalism and full dedication to meeting

client's/partner's event goals

. Prepare written summaries or event overviews following all events

where the client/partner so desires

. Represent the 'event editing' function to prospective clients/partners

as part of the sales and marketing process (in coordination with sales

representatives who have principal relationship responsibility)'inspire

informed confidence on the part of the prospective client/partner in

Atlantic Media Company's ability to execute

Qualifications of Ideal Candidate:

. Acute understanding of political arena and the 'business' of

Washington, D.C.

. Deep, bi-partisan contacts within the D.C. speaker circuit

. Minimum of 7-10+ years experience in media and politics

. Strong time-management and organizational skills, with ability to

successfully manage multiple projects with varying deadlines

simultaneously

. Meticulous attention to detail

. Negotiation / brokering skills

. Extensive knowledge of national and local current events, newsmakers

and policy issues

. Ability to foster senior level client relationship and forge strong

connections with strategic partners

. Capacity to work independently and under pressure, and to meet tight

deadlines

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kim Mosser| Chief of Staff | National Journal Group

The Watergate | 600 New Hampshire Avenue, NW | Washington, DC 20037

(w) 202.266.7756 | (c) 917.324.9485

www.nationaljournal.com

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3. Director, Membership Services/Retention; LA INC., The Los Angeles

Convention and Visitors Bureau; Los Angeles, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6534741

4. Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator; American Public Health Association;

Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6534953

5. Event and Operations Manager; Confidential; Colorado Springs, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6538226

6. Meeting Planner; Confidential; Sacramento, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6538254

7. Coordinator, Global Education & Events; Association of Corporate

Travel Executives (ACTE); Alexandria, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6538119

8. Events Coordinator; Meeting Professionals International; Dallas, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6538006

9. Event Planner; Whittier Alliance; Minneapolis, MN

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6534060

10. Manager, Convention Sales; Hong Kong Tourist Board; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&jb=6529565

11. Director of Marketing & Special Events; Fontenelle Nature

Association; Bellevue, NE

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&str=26&jb=6520169

12. Director of Meetings and Membership; Association of Foreign

Investors in Real Estate; Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3308908

13. Program Analyst/Meeting Planner II; Strategic Analysis, Inc.;

Arlington, VA

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=6525343

14. Sr. Meeting Planner Specialist; National Information Solutions

Cooperative; Lake St. Louis, MO

http://careers.ises.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=553&jb=6525425

15. Events Intern; Genetic Alliance; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28977342&jobSummaryIndex=60&agentID=

16. Event Operations Intern Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.; Fairfax, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=28977382&jobSummaryIndex=59&agentID=

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