Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 24 May 2010

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 24 May 2010

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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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other with career issues and other professional and personal challenges.

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This week's edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

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

York, NY

2. Sales Manager; San Mateo County – Silicon Valley CVB; Chicago, IL

3. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Education Trust;

Washington, DC

4. National Sales Manager; Team San Jose; Washington, DC

5. Event Planner; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP; Washington, DC

6. Account Executive; MPEA; Chicago, IL

7. Associate Manager of Museum Events; Guggenheim Museum; New York, NY

8. Creative Services Manager; Hello Florida Inc; Orlando, FL

9. Events Specialist; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX

10. Sales Manager; Mo-Ranch Conference Center; Hunt, TX

11. Events and Administration Director, DirectWomen Board Institute

(DWI); DirectWomen; New York, NY

12. Sales Administrative Assistant; Hilton New York Hotel; New York, NY

13. Conference Planning Manager (Sr.); Benchmark Hospitality

International at The Heldrich; New Brunswick, NJ

14. Director of Sales & Marketing; Doubletree Ontario Airport; Ontario,

CA

15. Meeting Coordinator; National Society for Histotechnology; Columbia,

MD

16. Meeting Planner; Association of American Medical Colleges;

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.

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

York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t730=&site_id=518&t735=&t731=&t733=&jb=4598888

2. Sales Manager; San Mateo County – Silicon Valley CVB; Chicago, IL

San Mateo County – Silicon Valley CVB is recruiting for a highly

successful Sales Manager to promote and sell our paradise as a

convention destination to associations, government and third party

clients. We are looking for a high-energy, enthusiastic self starter

with excellent follow through and organizational skills, with a great

sense of humor. The right individual will be driven and focused on a

regular basis making sales calls therefore achieving room night and lead

convention sales quotas as assigned and reviewed quarterly and annually.

Previous CVB and hotel sales or meeting planner experience is preferred,

but not required. Must have exceptional customer service skills with a

track record of exceeding expectations and ability to work cooperatively

in a team environment. The right candidate will have excellent

relationship building skills. Experience in the Chicago market a big

plus. Ability to travel, attend local, state, national tradeshows and

events on evenings and/or weekends will be required. Experience working

in a home office environment is desired.

Health insurance, dental, vision, 401(K) provided. Quarterly and

year-end bonus potential.

To apply: Please email cover letter and resume ASAP to Teipo Brown, Jr.

- Director of Group Sales, teipo@smccvb.com. Our goal is to conduct

interviews and hire for this position as soon as possible.

3. Director of Meetings and Conferences; The Education Trust;

Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t730=&site_id=518&t735=&t731=&t733=&jb=6817018

4. National Sales Manager; Team San Jose; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t730=&site_id=518&t735=&t731=&t733=&jb=6803956

5. Event Planner; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t730=&site_id=518&t735=&t731=&t733=&jb=6810938

6. Account Executive; MPEA; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?max=25&t730=&site_id=518&t735=&t731=&t733=&jb=6810293

7. Associate Manager of Museum Events; Guggenheim Museum; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6837575

8. Creative Services Manager; Hello Florida Inc; Orlando, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6837599

9. Events Specialist; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6837450

10. Sales Manager; Mo-Ranch Conference Center; Hunt, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6834457

11. Events and Administration Director, DirectWomen Board Institute

(DWI); DirectWomen; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6824189

12. Sales Administrative Assistant; Hilton New York Hotel; New York, NY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6823808

13. Conference Planning Manager (Sr.); Benchmark Hospitality

International at The Heldrich; New Brunswick, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6820225

14. Director of Sales & Marketing; Doubletree Ontario Airport; Ontario,

CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&t737=&t731=&t730=&t735=&max=25&jb=6817366

15. Meeting Coordinator; National Society for Histotechnology; Columbia,

MD

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3393464

16. Meeting Planner; Association of American Medical Colleges;

Washington, DC

http://asi.careerhq.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=3385041

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