Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 8 December 2013


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 8 December 2013

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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1. Program Planner; The Optical Society; Washington, DC
2. Event Planner; CAMRIS; Washington, DC
3. Part – time Inside Sales Coordinator; MARITIM Hotels; Princeton, NJ
4. Hotel and Venue Specialist; AIPAC – American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Washington, DC
5. Meetings Registrar; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC
6. Director of Global Events; Careers in Nonprofits; Skokie, IL
7. Sourcing Specialist/Meeting Planner; Omega Meetings & Incentives; Milwaukee, WI
8. Meetings Logistics Manager; Rotary International; Evanston, IL
9. Assistant Professor, Hospitality Administration; Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, IL
10. Senior Meeting Planner; AAA National; Heathrow, FL
11. Meetings Coordinator; Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration; Englewood, CO
12. Conference Education Events Manager; GCSAA; Lawrence, KS
13. Network Meeting Planner (Cincinnati, OH); Plannernet; Cincinnati, OH
14. Medical Meeting Planner; Confidential; Los Angeles, CA
15. Meeting Planner; Plannernet; New York, NY
16. Conference Manager I (Housing/Events/Transportation); International Association of Chiefs of Police; Alexandria, VA
17. Senior Events Project Manager; Ultimate Ventures; Addison, TX
18. Associate Director – Conference Services, The American Club; Kohler Company; Kohler, WI
19. Meetings Registrar; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC
20. Senior Manager, Events; Interactive Advertising Bureau; New York, NY
21. Sales Manager; Utah Valley Convention Center; Provo, UT
 
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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.

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1. Program Planner; The Optical Society; Washington, DC
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15679422&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
*** From Ned Lundquist ***
2. Event Planner; CAMRIS; Washington, DC
 
http://www.comminit.com/ci-classifieds/content/event-planner-camris-washington-united-states
 
***
 
*** From Brian J. Reaver ***
3. Part – time Inside Sales Coordinator; MARITIM Hotels; Princeton, NJ
 
North American sales office of European-based international hotel company seeks assistant Mon. – Fri. mornings, 25 – 29 hours (flexible) per week. Heavy emphasis on conference/meeting handling.
 
Job Description:
Support of all sales office functions Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Tracking and follow-up of leads
• Database entry
• Assistance with preparation for sales blitzes, tradeshows, sales trips and
educational trips
• Respond to phone and email inquiries and handle their follow-up
• Manage inventory of collateral and process mailings
• Establish, maintain and update files and records
• Assist in designing email blasts and client communications
• Mailing list maintenance
• Other duties as assigned
 
Job Requirements:
• Must be professional with excellent communications, customer service and organizational skills
• Must be able to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient
• Must be proactive, self-motivated and a team player
• Must possess creative problem-solving skills, have attention to detail and
possess excellent time management skills
• Requires computer literacy and strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite
• Minimum 3 years experience in sales administration/client services
• Bachelor’s degree, knowledge of Salesforce.com and familiarity with online RFPs
a plus
• Hotel, catering or travel industry experience preferred
 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered. The salary is $20 per hour.
 
Please send resume/CV to: breaver@maritimusa.com
 
No phone calls please
 
***
 
4. 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 Registrar; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15744798&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. Sourcing Specialist/Meeting Planner; Omega Meetings & Incentives; Milwaukee, WI
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15787401&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
8. Meetings Logistics Manager; Rotary International; Evanston, IL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=14274700&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
9. Assistant Professor, Hospitality Administration; Northern Illinois University; DeKalb, IL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15641673&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
10. Senior Meeting Planner; AAA National; Heathrow, FL
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15810567&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
11. Meetings Coordinator; Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration; Englewood, CO
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15787512&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
12. Conference Education Events Manager; GCSAA; Lawrence, KS
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15695038&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
13. Network Meeting Planner (Cincinnati, OH); Plannernet; Cincinnati, OH
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=12567212&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
14. Medical Meeting Planner; Confidential; Los Angeles, CA
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15613447&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
15. Meeting Planner; Plannernet; New York, NY
 
http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=15221119&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518
 
 
16. 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
 
 
17. Senior Events Project Manager; Ultimate Ventures; Addison, TX
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&job=15778305&msessid=mXY3z&CFID=70759006&CFTOKEN=e6f0d41ec34c6d84-D3960932-0741-30E9-899BAFF25B4B92F6&jsessionid=2a30ce1e568c645f372a
 
 
18. Associate Director – Conference Services, The American Club; Kohler Company; Kohler, WI
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15718913/Associate%20Director%20-%20Conference%20Services,%20The%20American%20Club/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
19. Meetings Registrar; Association of American Medical Colleges; Washington, DC
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15744836/Meetings%20Registrar/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
20. Senior Manager, Events; Interactive Advertising Bureau; New York, NY
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15786658/Senior%20Manager,%20Events/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
 
21. Sales Manager; Utah Valley Convention Center; Provo, UT
 
http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15746288/Sales%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25
 
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