Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 July 2010


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 July 2010

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento CVB; Sacramento, CA 2. Internship; Sacramento CVB; Sacramento, CA 3. Trade Show Coordinator; Handwriting Without Tears; Cabin John, MD 4. Meetings & Education Programs Manager; Association of Equipment Manufacturers; Milwaukee, WI 5. Event Center Director; City of Sevierville; Sevierville, TN 6. Meetings Assistant; BroadWater; Wheaton, IL 7. Senior Coordinator; Travel Destinations Mgmt Group; Owings Mills, MD 8. Events & Administration Executive; NAFEMS; nationwide 9. Event and Program Coordinator, Social Enterprise Program; Columbia University; New York, NY 10. marketing and events professional; ConnellyWorks, Inc.; Herndon, VA 11. Annual Campaign and Events Manager; Arizona Opera; Phoenix, AZ

************* 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. Convention Sales Manager; Sacramento CVB; Sacramento, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6978717

2. Internship; Sacramento CVB; Sacramento, CA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6978725

3. Trade Show Coordinator; Handwriting Without Tears; Cabin John, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6978882

4. Meetings & Education Programs Manager; Association of Equipment Manufacturers; Milwaukee, WI

Equipment manufacturer trade association and award-winning tradeshow producer seeks individual to develop, design, and enhance our member education programs. Will manage member committees to develop and execute educational programs relevant to the construction, agricultural, forestry, mining and utility industries and professions within those industry sectors. This strategic thinker will be responsible for development and implementation of a new education model that expands the association’s educational scope for all domestic programs and grows our global outreach using emerging technologies and other innovative approaches. Will negotiate contracts, handle event promotion, and maintain program budgets for educational events.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with CMP or CEM certification highly preferred along with broad experience in education/event strategy and implementation and meeting planning required. We are looking for a highly-driven, results-oriented team player with innovative thinking,

facilitation and communication skills. Please send resume with salary

history to Judy Gaus, Human Resources, at jgaus@aem.org.

5. Event Center Director; City of Sevierville; Sevierville, TN

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6975388

6. Meetings Assistant; BroadWater; Wheaton, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6969113

7. Senior Coordinator; Travel Destinations Mgmt Group; Owings Mills, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=518&jb=6968232

8. Conference Intern; Joint Council on International Children's Services; Alexandria, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29326877&jobSummaryIndex=4&agentID=

*** From Ned Lundquist ***

9. Event and Program Coordinator, Social Enterprise Program; Columbia University; New York, NY

http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs/job_item.jhtml?id=298700020

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*** From Joanne Connelly, via Ned Lundquist *** 10. marketing and events professional; ConnellyWorks, Inc.; Herndon, VA

May I submit the following for publication in your newsletter? Thanks and have a great day!

ConnellyWorks, Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm located in Herndon, VA, is seeking a marketing and events professional with 1-3 years of experience to join its growing team. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong written, oral, project management, and people skills; be able to multitask; and have experience working both within and outside an organization. Specific responsibilities include marketing copy development; speaker and sponsor liaison; community engagement; and event execution. Experience in marketing information technology (IT) companies is a plus.

ConnellyWorks, a leading provider of PR, marketing, and events in the government IT market, is rapidly growing its client base. We offer competitive salaries, health benefits, and an excellent working environment. For more information on ConnellyWorks, please visit www.connellyworks.com. To apply for this position, email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to maureen@connellyworks.com.

Joanne Connelly

President & CEO

(o) 571.323.2585, Ext. 2100

(m) 703.298.2101

joanne@connellyworks.com

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*** From Ned Lundquist ***

11. Annual Campaign and Events Manager; Arizona Opera; Phoenix, AZ

http://jobs.prnewsonline.com/c/job.cfm?site_id=1691&jb=6975588

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