Conference, Meeting and Event Jobs

Conference jobs and meeting jobs offer friendly, energetic professionals the opportunity to use their organizational and planning skills to facilitate successful gatherings. Conference and event jobs are available in metropolitan areas across the nation. Whether your interests lay in managing, planning, coordinating, assisting or promoting, you'll find numerous conference, meeting and event jobs at Hcareers.

Hcareers is a growing job board for conference and event jobs. Featuring many of the top employers in the industry, Hcareers is dedicated to connecting managing and planning professionals with open meeting and event job opportunities. Available event staff positions frequently include conference manager and conference planner positions, event planner and event planning assistant positions, as well as convention sales manager and event marketing and promotion opportunities. Entry-level positions to senior level director of convention services roles are available to suit professionals of varying backgrounds.

Many event jobs are found in the hotel and resort industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), hotels and resorts employ the third largest percentage of conference and meeting professionals. Business clients may engage the assistance of hotel and resort event managers and meeting planners to organize their business conferences and corporate retreats. Professionals interested in these types of jobs should check out hotel and resort jobs as well.

Other event jobs are found at convention centers, stadiums, sporting arenas, music venues and country clubs. Convention centers may hire convention services managers and conference coordinators to handle conferences, retreats and professional conventions. Banquet halls and caterers may employ event planners to manage weddings and business dinners. Stadiums, sporting arenas and music venues may need employees to plan, coordinate and manage concerts and sporting events. These types of venues are often in search of event security and events sales manager positions. According to the BLS, �other support services,� which includes convention centers, banquet halls and caterers, employ the largest percentage of conference, meeting and event professionals.

People from a variety of educational and experiential backgrounds fill event jobs. While many employers prefer to hire staff with bachelor's degrees in marketing, public relations, communications, business, hotel management or hospitality management, others will select applicants with different backgrounds and allow them to learn the skills they'll need on the job. Many enter the industry after planning events or coordinating meetings while working in other positions. Others work in hotel sales or as marketing or catering assistants or coordinators before taking on their first meeting and event planning jobs.

Depending on your personality, you may find event, conference and meeting jobs to be stressful or exhilarating. The majority of roles in this industry are fast-paced and often demanding. While many hours are spent in traditional office settings, event and conference coordinators may also work on-site. Travel is also often a requirement of meeting and convention planning jobs.

If you are interested in convention center jobs or beginning your career in conference, meeting and convention management and planning, now is an excellent time. The BLS expects job opportunities to increase 16 percent by 2018, so check the Hcareers job board regularly for the newest conference, meeting and event jobs.

Most Recent Conference, Meeting and Event Jobs

Aramark- Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries ar ... more
miami, palmetto bay ,, FL

Chef David Catering & Event Design is currently seeking an experienced, high-energy full time Event Coordinator. The qualified individual must will have experience in writing and producing event proposals, coordinating and executing event operations, cultivating client relationships and meeting ... more
Centerplate @ Levi's Stadium - New home of 49ers and Super Bowl 50!
Santa Clara, CA

Centerplate is the exclusive food, beverage, and merchandise provider for Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, located in Santa Clara, CA. The stadium will also play host to Super Bowl 50! ... more
The Hub Meeting and Event Centers
Philadelphia, PA

The Hub is an integrated meeting services company based out of Philadelphia. We provide clients beyond a doubt, the highest level of service and the most productive meeting experience with our remarkable meeting facilities. We are currently hiring at the Full Time position of Banquet Captain for our ... more
Centerplate @ Kentucky International Convention Center
Louisville, KY

Centerplate is the hospitality, food and beverage services provider for The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC), located in downtown Louisville. The Kentucky International Convention Center is connected via skywalk to 2,300 hotel rooms with an additional 1,800 hotel rooms located withi ... more
Lucas Oil Stadium & Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

We are currently seeking an Executive Steward at Lucas Oil Stadium and the Indiana Convention Center. ... more
Pacific Grove, CA

Aramark Conference Center properties range from corporate, government and non-profit centers to hotels and inns affiliated with leading colleges and universities across the country. With over 30 properties, the size and market scope vary but all have an emphasis on the guest's unique experience. A ... more
Centerplate, at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
Louisville, KY

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager for the Centerplate operations at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. ... more
Centerplate @ FedExField
Landover, DC

Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making ... more
San Antonio, TX

Centerplate and our partner venues have been defining extraordinary experiences through thoughtful hospitality, expertly delivered, for more than 80 years at gathering places across North America and the United Kingdom. As the pioneer and leader in live event hospitality, we are committed to making ... more

Featured Employers