Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 18 December 2011

Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 18 December 2011

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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.

The objective of this network is to build relationships and help each 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. HR Specialist; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Washington, DC 2. Event Services Internship; National Association of Secondary School Principals; Reston, VA 3. Meeting Manager; Experient; Chicago, IL 4. Meeting & Event Planner; Leveraging Investments in Creativity; New York, NY 5. Trade Show Sales Manager; MediaTec Publishing Inc.; Chicago, IL 6. Meetings/Education Program Coordinator; ASHG; Bethesda, MD 7. Account Director – North America Division Sales; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Washington, DC 8. Marketing Specialist; National Trade Productions, Inc.; Alexandria, VA 9. Sales Executive Business Development North America; London & Partners; New York, NY 10. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL 11. Meetings Coordinator; National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators; Washington, DC 12. Events Manager; Alarm.com; Vienna, VA 13. Conference Coordinator; CU Conference Services, University of Colorado Boulder; Boulder, CO 14. Group Sales Manager; Telluride Tourism Board; Telluride, CO 15. Special Events & Promotions Coordinator; Ronald McDonald House Charities; Lexington, KY 16. Events Pre/Post Program Manager; Microsoft; Redmond, WA 17. Marketing Coordinator for Events; Arnold & Porter LLP; Washington, DC 18. Event Technology Manager; streamlinevents, inc.; Emeryville, CA 19. Business Development Manager; MFactor Meetings and Events; San Carlos, CA

************* 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. HR Specialist; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Washington, DC

The Awards and Recognition Unit in the FBI’s Human Resources Division is currently recruiting for an HR Specialist to join its Ceremonies Team.

The ideal candidate will be able to plan and execute formal award ceremonies with attendance ranging from 400 to 1,200, as well as manage the process to solicit and review award nominations from a worldwide staff. Other major responsibilities include the preparation of executive briefs on nominations, ceremony logistics, and recipients; the management and tracking of all travel and expenses for award recipients and guests; the negotiation, evaluation, and management of vendor contracts for ceremony-related services; and the ordering and tracking of award devices.

Candidates must have 3 to 5 years of experience in event/meeting planning. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent writing and oral communication skills; keen attention to detail; excellent computer skills, including MS Excel, Word, and Access; excellent customer service skills and the ability to maintain vendor relationships; and the ability to properly interact with executives at all levels. Qualified candidates must adhere to the FBI Core Values and be able to successfully obtain a Top Secret Clearance. The position is a GS-9/11, depending on candidate qualifications; the salary ranges from $51,630 to $81,204.

To be hired, the selected candidate must pass a rigorous background investigation. For more information about the investigative process, please visit www.fbijobs.gov and click on the “Background Investigation”

link in the left column. Please review the disqualifiers, drug policy, and information about the investigative process before a resume is submitted. Resumes must be received by January 12, 2012.

To apply, click here:

http://fbi.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?jobid=2777564

2. Event Services Internship; National Association of Secondary School Principals; Reston, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=7141353

3. Meeting Manager; Experient; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9274409

4. Meeting & Event Planner; Leveraging Investments in Creativity; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9267981

5. Trade Show Sales Manager; MediaTec Publishing Inc.; Chicago, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9240749

6. Meetings/Education Program Coordinator; ASHG; Bethesda, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9245931

7. Account Director – North America Division Sales; Starwood Hotels & Resorts; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9247113

8. Marketing Specialist; National Trade Productions, Inc.; Alexandria, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9229562

9. Sales Executive Business Development North America; London & Partners; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9228734

10. Meeting Planner; WJ Weiser & Associates, Inc.; Schaumburg, IL

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9229435

11. Meetings Coordinator; National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t730=&max=25&t733=&site_id=518&t731=&t735=&jb=9224068

12. Events Manager; Alarm.com; Vienna, VA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9268293

13. Conference Coordinator; CU Conference Services, University of Colorado Boulder; Boulder, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9263412

14. Group Sales Manager; Telluride Tourism Board; Telluride, CO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=8069967

15. Special Events & Promotions Coordinator; Ronald McDonald House Charities; Lexington, KY

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9251688

16. Events Pre/Post Program Manager; Microsoft; Redmond, WA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9250374

17. Marketing Coordinator for Events; Arnold & Porter LLP; Washington, DC

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9246730

18. Event Technology Manager; streamlinevents, inc.; Emeryville, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9247334

19. Business Development Manager; MFactor Meetings and Events; San Carlos, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?vnet=0&t735=&t730=&max=25&site_id=8168&t731=&t737=&jb=9246956

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