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

St Charles Convention Center
St Charles, MO

Assume management responsibility for all services and activities of the Sales and Marketing Division including the scheduling and booking of all facility events; and the signage/sponsorship opportunities within the SCCC including vendor packages, sales materials, proposals, sales calls and contracts ... more
Philadelphia, PA

Provide superior hospitality and seamless service for all guests, visitors and employees of Barclays. Representing both ISS and our Client in the most professional manner as well as supporting the office. ... more
Boston, MA

We are an organic event & lifestyle company seeking two passionate individuals for the Client Concierge position for our Downtown venue, the State Room, and our Brookline venue, Alden Castle. ... more
Lake Jackson/Freeport Area, TX

Must have excellent client relationship skills, should be able to coordinate events, handle light computer work, be hands on, work efficiently, multi-task, follow standards, execute food safety. deliver orders on time and accurately. ... more
Minneapolis, MN

Are you motivated by sales success and passionate about catering? Do you love to win? If this describes you, apply now! Bring your determination, creativity and selling skills and join CULINAIRE -- a nationally growing food and beverage management company looking to hire the best! ... more
Makray Memorial Golf Club
Barrington, IL

Seeking highly motivated and energetic person to coordinate and execute banquet events in our fast pace and team orientated work environment. ... more
Chicago, IL

Connecting your clients’ needs with hotels seeking partnership is what Adjoin Meetings is all about. We are Hotel Insiders™, guiding our clients through the changing waters of hotel negotiations and meeting planning. Account Directors are an integral part of our fabric. We are seeking individuals ... more
High end non-profit organization
San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Seeking an experienced senior Director of Sales for this incredible high end non-profit organization. In this role you will have oversight of a multi-faceted high performance sales team and be expected to develop annual and long range strategic sales plans. You will facilitate and manage third part ... more
Venue One
Chicago, IL

Venue One is seeking people with event planning and catering experience to work with clients and manage their events. We are looking for someone with at least 5 years experience in event management and food & beverage sales and/or management. The position requires taking phone inquires and vetti ... more
Centerplate @ Sioux City Convention Center
Sioux City, IA

Centerplate is the food and beverage services partner for Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City, Iowa. We currently seek an experienced, talented and dynamic Convention Sales Manager with a dedicated work ethic to play a key role in Sioux City’s Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and in promotin ... more

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