Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 January 2014


Hospitality and Event Planning Network (HEPN) for 12 January 2014

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. Account Executive; Baltimore Convention Center; Baltimore, MD

2. Meeting & Event Manager (Association); Experient; Arlington, VA

3. Senior Event Manager; Events DC; Washington, DC

4. Meeting Planner; The American Institute of Chemical Engineers; New York, NY

5. Meetings Manager; Executive Director, Inc.; Milwaukee, WI

6. Manager, Global Accounts; HelmsBriscoe; Boston, MA

7. Account Manager; SignUp4; Atlanta, GA

8. Registrar – Meeting Coordinator; PKF North America; Lawrenceville, GA

9. Meeting Manager/Planner; Maritz Travel; St. Louis, MO

10. Special Event Strategist; University of California at Irvine; Irvine, CA

11. Event and Donor Relations Coordinator; Marlborough School; Los Angeles, CA

12. Meeting and Travel Planner; Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.; San Antonio, TX

13. Meeting Manager, Virtual Meetings; BCD M&I; Collegeville, PA

14. Temporary Senior Event Planner; Hoboken, NJ

15. Meeting and Event Project Manager; AACE; Jacksonville, FL

16. Director of Operations; Mfactor Meetings and Events; San Carlos, CA

17. Part – time Inside Sales Coordinator; MARITIM Hotels; Princeton, NJ

************ The Short Self-Pitch (SSP) *********************

Hi Sonja:

I recently began the search for a new career opportunity and was hoping to be
considered as a candidate for the Short Self Pitch section of the HEPN weekly
email. Thank you in advance for the opportunity and also thank you for the
weekly Hospitality and Event Planning Network email blasts as they have been a
great resource in my search!

Short Self Pitch for
Laura E. Mahone, CME

I am a Certified Manager of Events/Exhibits (CME) who is an innovative,
articulate professional with accomplishments in all facets of corporate events,
conferences, meeting and trade show management. Also proficient in conceiving
and implementing strategies, systems, and processes which consistently result
in cost savings I have strong analytical skills of markets, reflected in
organizing, planning and aggressive implementation of marketing events to
create corporate branding and product recognition.  I have an excellent
track record working with professionals of many disciplines and achieving
objectives in unusually short time frames.  My core competencies include
Contract Negotiations, Budget Projection / Reconciliation, Event Operations, Exhibit
Operations, Best Practices, Project Management and Strategic Planning.

I am in the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia area and would welcome any leads
for full time or contract opportunities in this area.

Laura E. Mahone, CME

609.970.0328

LauraEMahone@Verizon.net

***

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?

*******

1. Account Executive; Baltimore Convention Center; Baltimore, MD

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=16146660&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

2. Meeting & Event Manager (Association); Experient; Arlington, VA

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=16148516&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

3. Senior Event Manager; Events DC; Washington, DC

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=16136352&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

4. Meeting Planner; The American Institute of Chemical Engineers; New York, NY

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=16124349&vnet=0&max=25&site_id=518

5. Meetings Manager; Executive Director, Inc.; Milwaukee, WI

http://careers.mpiweb.org/c/job.cfm?site_id=8168&job=16148576&msessid=1EMvl&CFID=39232064&CFTOKEN=d814be759d935c0e-87CB32C9-5056-8F3A-DD9476AFE88CB495&jsessionid=20309872fed96a1d4056

6. Manager, Global Accounts; HelmsBriscoe; Boston, MA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/7062041/Manager,%20Global%20Accounts/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

7. Account Manager; SignUp4; Atlanta, GA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16148521/Account%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

8. Registrar – Meeting Coordinator; PKF North America; Lawrenceville, GA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16136078/Registrar%20-%20Meeting%20Coordinator/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

9. Meeting Manager/Planner; Maritz Travel; St. Louis, MO

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16135890/Meeting%20Manager/Planner/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

10. Special Event Strategist; University of California at Irvine; Irvine, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15979567/Special%20Event%20Strategist/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

11. Event and Donor Relations Coordinator; Marlborough School; Los Angeles, CA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16124827/Event%20and%20Donor%20Relations%20Coordinator/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

12. Meeting and Travel Planner; Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.; San Antonio, TX

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16112495/Meeting%20and%20Travel%20Planner/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

13. Meeting Manager, Virtual Meetings; BCD M&I; Collegeville, PA

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16112677/Meeting%20Manager,%20Virtual%20Meetings/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25

14. Temporary Senior Event Planner; Hoboken, NJ

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/16112868/Temporary%20Senior%20Event%20Planner/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25

15. Meeting and Event Project Manager; AACE; Jacksonville, FL

http://careers.mpiweb.org/jobseeker/job/15798436/Meeting%20and%20Event%20Project%20Manager/__company__/?vnet=0&str=26&max=25

16. Director of Operations; Mfactor Meetings and Events; San Carlos, CA

http://careers.ises.com/jobseeker/job/16099185/Director%20of%20Operations/__company__/?vnet=0&max=25

*** From Brian J. Reaver ***

17. 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

***

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