Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 November 2013


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 17 November 2013
 

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This week’s edition includes:
*** The Short Self-Pitch (SSP)
*** Upcoming Conferences
1. Meeting Planner; Plannernet; New York, NY
2. Medical Meeting Planner; Confidential; Los Angeles, CA
3. Conference Manager I (Housing/Events/Transportation); International Association of Chiefs of Police; Alexandria, VA
4. AIPAC – Hotel and Venue Specialist; AIPAC – American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
5. Meetings Logistics Manager; Rotary International; Evanston, IL
6. Director of Global Events; Careers in Nonprofits; Skokie, IL
7. Director of Educational Programs; Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine; Alexandria, VA
8. Meetings Associate; American Council for Technology – Industry Council; Fairfax, VA
9. Senior Meeting Planner; Nuclear Energy Institute; Washington, DC
10. Chief Executive Officer; St. John’s Sports & Entertainment; St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada  
11. Meetings & Education Intern; Sentergroup; Chicago, IL
12. Senior Meeting Planner; Biogen Idec; Weston, MA
13. Event Assistant; Scott Circle Events LLC; Washington, DC
14. Meetings/Conference Planner; The American Ceramic Society; Westerville, OH
15. Manager, Educational Programs & Meetings; The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Washington, DC
16. UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT AND EVENTS MANAGER; California State University, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA
17. Event Coordinator, Part time; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU); Camden, NJ
18. Conference Manager; Emerald Expositions; San Juan Capistrano, CA
19. Meeting Coordinator; PlanetConnect, Inc.; Tinton Falls, NJ
20. Director of Programming & Events; The Princeton Club of New York; New York
21. Donor Relations And Events Manager; Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens; Washington, DC
22. Events and Operations Manager, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; United Nations Foundation; Washington, DC
23. Development Associate- Speical Events; Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation; Boca Raton, FL
24. Event RFP Coordinator; AACE; Jacksonville, FL
25. Event Planner; Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
26. Sales Assistant; [seven-degrees]; Laguna Beach, CA
27. Manager of Sponsorships & Sales; Industrial Designers Society of America; Herndon, 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. Meeting Planner; Plannernet; New York, NY
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15221119&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
2. Medical Meeting Planner; Confidential; Los Angeles, CA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15613447&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
3. Conference Manager I (Housing/Events/Transportation); International Association of Chiefs of Police; Alexandria, VA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15613279&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
4. AIPAC – Hotel and Venue Specialist; AIPAC – American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15599940&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
5. Meetings Logistics Manager; Rotary International; Evanston, IL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14274700&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
6. Director of Global Events; Careers in Nonprofits; Skokie, IL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15600478&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
7. Director of Educational Programs; Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine; Alexandria, VA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15600391&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
8. Meetings Associate; American Council for Technology – Industry Council; Fairfax, VA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15600044&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
9. Senior Meeting Planner; Nuclear Energy Institute; Washington, DC
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15588861&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
10. Chief Executive Officer; St. John’s Sports & Entertainment; St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada  
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15588514&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
11. Meetings & Education Intern; Sentergroup; Chicago, IL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15587823&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
12. Senior Meeting Planner; Biogen Idec; Weston, MA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15042111&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
13. Event Assistant; Scott Circle Events LLC; Washington, DC
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15567383&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
14. Meetings/Conference Planner; The American Ceramic Society; Westerville, OH
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15567246&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
15. Manager, Educational Programs & Meetings; The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Washington, DC
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15624423/Manager,%20Educational%20Programs%20&%20Meetings/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
16. UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT AND EVENTS MANAGER; California State University, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15613513/UNIVERSITY%20COMMENCEMENT%20AND%20EVENTS%20MANAGER/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
*** From Bill Seiberlich, via Ned Lundquist ***
17. Event Coordinator, Part time; Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU); Camden, NJ
 
Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Public Relations, CMSRU’s Event Coordinator will assist all CMSRU departments with planning, production and administration of special events, including ceremonies, receptions, conferences, meetings and other group activities.  The Event Coordinator will be an experienced, take charge professional with ability to manage special event administration and logistics for up to 25 events per year.  He or she will provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers. This is a part-time position but it requires flexibility to cover early mornings, evening and weekend events as needed. 
 
Responsibilities
 
Event Planning and Production
• Conduct research and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities and ensure quality event productions.
• Maintain thorough knowledge of CMSRU, Rowan and State of NJ policies regarding events and ensure that CMSRU complies.
• Assist with booking event space, arranging food and beverage, ordering supplies, coordinating audiovisual equipment, and ensuring appropriate décor (florals, linens, color schemes, etc.).
• Create and revise room layouts for each event.
• Serve as liaison with all internal and external audiences on event-related matters, including but not limited to Rowan University, Rowan Foundation, and all vendors.
• Assist with managing on-site production and clean up for events as necessary.
• Prepare nametags, materials, notebooks, packages, gift bags, registration lists, seating cards, etc. as needed
• Close out all events as required.
 
Event Administration:
• Assist with preparing budgets and provide periodic progress reports to Departments for each event project.
• Keep track of event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.
• Coordinate appointments and visits to see our space, and scheduling of events on the calendar.
• Prepare and modify event contracts as requested
Requirements/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in event management or related field preferred; significant event planning experience can substitute for the degree.
• Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking.
• Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers.
• Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
• Ability to be creative and accomplish projects with little supervision.
• Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
• Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and mail merges; email and web searches
 
Apply online at http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=4059825
 
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18. Conference Manager; Emerald Expositions; San Juan Capistrano, CA
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15613250/Conference%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
19. Meeting Coordinator; PlanetConnect, Inc.; Tinton Falls, NJ
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15613057/Meeting%20Coordinator/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
20. Director of Programming & Events; The Princeton Club of New York; New York
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15613121/Director%20of%20Programming%20&%20Events/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
21. Donor Relations And Events Manager; Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens; Washington, DC
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15600287/Donor%20Relations%20And%20Events%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25
 
 
22. Events and Operations Manager, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves; United Nations Foundation; Washington, DC
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15599232/Events%20and%20Operations%20Manager,%20Global%20Alliance%20for%20Clean%20Cookstoves/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25
 
 
23. Development Associate- Speical Events; Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation; Boca Raton, FL
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15585909/Development%20Associate-%20Speical%20Events/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25
 
 
24. Event RFP Coordinator; AACE; Jacksonville, FL
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15576012/Event%20RFP%20Coordinator/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25
 
 
25. Event Planner; Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15575430/Event%20Planner/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25
 
 
26. Sales Assistant; [seven-degrees]; Laguna Beach, CA
 
http://careers.ises.com/jobseeker/job/15613106/Sales%20Assistant/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
27. Manager of Sponsorships & Sales; Industrial Designers Society of America; Herndon, VA
 
http://careers.ises.com/jobseeker/job/15587388/Manager%20of%20Sponsorships%20&%20Sales/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
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