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

CONFIDENTIAL
New York, NY
7/3/15

Grass Roots Meetings & Events is offering a great opportunity for someone to join their team of venue sourcing consultants in the New York office. ... more
Bronx Zoo - Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
7/2/15

Based at the world famous Bronx Zoo, we have an immediate opening for an Assistant Sales Manager in our Private Events & Catering Department. The group sells, plans, executes and caters private social and corporate events at The Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo and New York Aquarium. ... more
MHC Culinary Group - RiverCentre St. Paul
St Paul, MN
7/2/15

MHC Culinary Group - a market-leading, award winning Food Service Management Company located at the Saint Paul RiverCentre and the Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium seeks a bright and talented catering hospitality professional to join our growing team! ... more
The Metropolitan Club
Covington, OH
7/1/15

The Metropolitan Club is a superior private dining club with a world-class culture and is professionally managed by Commonwealth Hotel Collection. CHC is a leading franchisee of Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt. We are committed to providing outstanding services to our guests through attention to detail, ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL
7/1/15

Responsible for working with ownership to develop public relations strategies in order to achieve company goals. Coordinates projects and activities for the marketing of products and services through digital marketing avenues. ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Elk Grove Village, IL
7/1/15

Executive Chef – Belvedere Events & Banquets is looking for a fresh thinking Chef to head up their banquets and caterings division. ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Oakland, CA
7/1/15

The Executive Chef leads and directs the culinary team; and oversees the food program for a busy restaurant and banquet venue. The position includes maintaining the highest level of professional food quality and sanitation standards, while ensuring the guest experience is exceeded, Developing fresh ... more
American Express Global Business Travel
New York, NY
6/30/15

Located out of their own remote office anywhere in the USA, the Independent Meeting Consultant is responsible for selling, sourcing, negotiating and contracting events for their clients, on behalf of American Express Meetings & Events. ... more
Le Méridien New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
6/30/15

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis&re ... more

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