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

Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships
Tarrytown, NY
2/5/16

The Sales & Event Production Coordinator is primarily responsible for supporting the General Manager, Sales Managers, and Account Executives on all sales and client activity. He /she will provide general administrative support as needed to the GM and OP office. S/he must work closely with the G ... more
Choose Chicago
Chicago, IL
2/5/16

This is a Washington, DC based career opportunity. Choose Chicago is the official sales and marketing organization responsible for promoting Chicago as a global visitor destination to business and leisure travelers. ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
San Francisco, CA
2/5/16

We’re a company that is growing very quickly and are looking for a full-time Beverage Services Manager to join our team. We are looking for a high-energy, creative, highly motivated self-starter who brings the ability to “make things happen.” You are experienced in small business development and sal ... more
Longwood Events
Boston, MA
2/4/16

We are an organic, ever growing event & lifestyle company. We are fueled by passion for difference, service excellence & your happiness. We work harder, we think smarter & we are more creative. We are independent. ... more
Longwood Events
Brookline, MA
2/4/16

We are an organic, ever growing event & lifestyle company. We are fueled by passion for difference, service excellence & your happiness. We work harder, we think smarter & we are more creative. We are independent. ... more
Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships
Tarrytown, NY
2/2/16

The Sous Chef is responsible for culinary event execution as well as overseeing Production teams. S/he is responsible for overseeing quality control, consistency, efficiency and utilization of food products for Abigail Kirsch and managing the culinary associates. S/he must act as a team leader and ... more
Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships
Tarrytown, NY
2/2/16

The Executive Sous Chef - Events is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that Abigail Kirsch systems and standard operating procedures are met for all areas that directly report to him/her. His/her primary responsibilities are in overseeing all aspects of event execution for Off Premises and AK ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Seattle, WA
2/1/16

Provide coverage for regular full-time employees who are on vacation, ill, in training, or when additional help is needed for special events. Serve as the first point of contact for all Port of Seattle visitors, Conference Center guests and the general public. ... more
Longwood Events
Brookline, MA
1/30/16

We are an organic, ever growing venue & destination company. We are fueled by passion for difference, service excellence & your happiness. We work harder, we think smarter & we are more creative. We are independent. ... more

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