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

National 4-H Council
Chevy Chase, MD

For more than 100 years, 4-H has stood behind the idea that youth is the single strongest catalyst for change. What began as a way to give rural youth new agricultural skills, today has grown into a global organization that teaches kids life skills. 4-H is dedicated to helping youth step up to the ... more
Kenwood Ramekins, LLC
Sonoma, CA

Sonoma Valley's premiere culinary school, inn and events center is looking for a General Manager to help develop help its rapidly expanding business. The Ramekins Culinary School and Inn, located in Sonoma, California, was established in 1998. While Ramekins has been a leader in culinary education, ... more
Buck Ridge Plantation
Orangeburg, SC

Responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen, and provides professional leadership and direction to kitchen ... more
San Jose, CA

The Sales Manager will be responsible for small group sales and booking for California Corporate & Association market segment (200 rooms and less) through strategic planning, development, and direct selling within the target market. ... more
San Jose, CA

The Account Manager will be responsible for project management & direct sales support for deployed National Sales Managers & Director of National Accounts for city wide (600 + on peak) conventions. Also responsible for group sales and bookings for USA (non-California) Corporate & Associa ... more
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA

Manages activities and directs and coordinates chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. ... more
RED Company
Seal Beach, CA

With over 20 years of successful corporate meeting and event management for top Fortune 500 companies, our team seeks a Registration Coordinator/Event Planner with a minimum of five (3) years of registration and industry experience. The ideal candidate is organized, detail oriented, and self-motiva ... more
CULINAIRE@George W. Bush Presidential Center
Dallas, TX

Do What You Love…..Love What You Do!! 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 look ... 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
for a large convention center in Texas.
Confidential, TX

We seek a Director of F&B with previous senior leadership experience within a diverse, contract-managed F&B environment to successfully manage a large staff and focus on exceptional client and customer service. You’ll provide hands-on direction in the on-going operations of department heads ... more

Featured Employers