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


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

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This week’s edition includes:

*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)

*** Upcoming Conferences

1. Meeting Coordinator; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Rockville, MD 2. Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager; American Society of Human Genetics; Bethesda, MD 3. Meeting Planner; National Recreation & Park Association; Ashburn, VA 4. Meeting Services Manager; AAPD; Chicago, IL 5. Meetings Manager; National Multi Housing Council; Washington, DC 6. Meeting and Events Specialist; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC 7. Registration Coordinator; Water Environment Federation; Alexandria, VA 8. Meetings Associate; American Association for Cancer Research; Philadelphia, PA 9. Director of National Accounts (Chicago); Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau; Chicago, IL 10. Event Manager; Par Fore the Cure; Boston, MA 11. Director, Conferences and Special Events; United States Naval Institute; Annapolis, MD 12. Executive Meetings Manager; Barton Creek Resort & Spa; Austin, TX 13. Events Coordinator; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX 14. Program Assistant, Conferences Team; AcademyHealth; Washington, DC 15. 2011 Joint Council Conference Internship; Joint Council on International Children's Services; Arlington, VA 16. Event Planning & Development Intern; Mautner Project: National Lesbian Health Organization; Arlington, VA 17. Event Coordinator; Center on Budget & Policy; 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. Meeting Coordinator; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; Rockville, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7311833

2. Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager; American Society of Human Genetics; Bethesda, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7271051

3. Meeting Planner; National Recreation & Park Association; Ashburn, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7312338

4. Meeting Services Manager; AAPD; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7304541

5. Meetings Manager; National Multi Housing Council; Washington, DC

Leading Washington, DC-based trade organization representing prominent apartment firms seeks a full-time Manager of Meetings and Marketing to plan and manage four (4) meetings annually. The largest meeting includes 1200 attendees. The ideal candidate will have no less than 3 years experience in meeting management, hold a college degree, preferably have achieved a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation, be well organized, demonstrates a high level of effective communication both written and orally, and able to work independently and within a team environment. Professional work environment with a competitive benefit and compensation package. Travel required.

Send resume with salary history to:

Jennifer Angebranndt, CMP

Director of Meetings

National Multi Housing Council

1850 M Street NW, Suite 540

Washington, DC 20036-5803

Fax: 202/775-0112

E-mail: jangebranndt@nmhc.org (subject line should read – Manager of

Meetings)

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

EOE

6. Meeting and Events Specialist; SmithBucklin; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7300109

7. Registration Coordinator; Water Environment Federation; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7297237

8. Meetings Associate; American Association for Cancer Research; Philadelphia, PA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7290548

9. Director of National Accounts (Chicago); Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&max=25&t733=&t730=&t731=&site%5Fid=518&jb=7286970

10. Event Manager; Par Fore the Cure; Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t731=&site%5Fid=8168&t737=&jb=7217509

11. Director, Conferences and Special Events; United States Naval Institute; Annapolis, MD

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t731=&site%5Fid=8168&t737=&jb=7308895

12. Executive Meetings Manager; Barton Creek Resort & Spa; Austin, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t731=&site%5Fid=8168&t737=&jb=7305489

13. Events Coordinator; Gerson Lehrman Group; Austin, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?t735=&vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t731=&site%5Fid=8168&t737=&jb=7300100

14. Program Assistant, Conferences Team; AcademyHealth; Washington, DC

AcademyHealth is currently seeking a Program Assistant to provide administrative support for two large conferences, the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) and the Annual Research Meeting (ARM). This person will assist the conferences team in such areas as speaker management, sponsorship sales, and conference logistics.

Responsibilities:

Coordination of the awards program, including preparation of promotional materials, collection of submissions and coordination of selection conference calls; Assist the conference associate with the abstract submission process for the ARM, including maintaining poster presenter information and managing poster program on-site; Edit video recordings of presentations from AcademyHealth conferences; Generate tent cards, signs, and conference materials for the ARM and NHPC; Work on-site registration during the NHPC and the ARM; Assist with conference wrap-up activities, including organizing debriefing report, generating thank you letters, and analyzing the evaluations; Coordinate the dissemination of publications and handle information requests; and Perform a wide range of administrative tasks including faxing, copying, filing, routine correspondence, editing documents, mailings, updating the database, and arranging conference calls.

NOTES: US Residents Only

Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

1-2 years of administrative experience, preferably in an association or meeting planning setting; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong attention to detail and accuracy; Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage several priorities at all levels; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to interact with professionals at all levels both within and outside AcademyHealth; Excellent technical/computer skills (Microsoft Office); Ability to work overtime occasionally and travel to meetings; and Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references (with phone numbers) to Human Resources Director, AcademyHealth, 1150 17th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036.

Fax: 202-292-6800. Email: jobs@academyhealth.org.

Please be sure to reference the position for which you are applying. For more information, please go to www.academyhealth.org.

AcademyHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer: AcademyHealth will provide all applicants for employment and all employees with an equal opportunity regardless of sex, race, color, religion national origin, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, or place of business or residence.

15. 2011 Joint Council Conference Internship; Joint Council on International Children's Services; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29797862&jobSummaryIndex=56&agentID=

16. Event Planning & Development Intern; Mautner Project: National Lesbian Health Organization; Arlington, VA

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29643967&jobSummaryIndex=104&agentID=

17. Event Coordinator; Center on Budget & Policy; Washington, DC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/JS_JobSearchDetail?jobid=29842462&jobSummaryIndex=125&agentID=

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1 Comment to "Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 24 October 2010"

  1. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    October 27, 2010 - 4:54 am | Permalink

    I got this information by nedsjotw newsletter.

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