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

Zingerman's Cornman Farms
Ann Arbor, MI
4/20/15

Zingerman's Events at Cornman Farms is located in Dexter, and gearing up for our 2nd season of events! ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Vancouver, WA
4/20/15

Performs administrative duties for high level executive. Responsibilities include; project management, managing calendars; making travel, meeting and event arrangements. Requires strong computer and Internet skills, flexibility, answering emails at night and on weekends during certain time periods, ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Chicago, IL
4/19/15

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
Marchetti Special Events
Chicago, IL
4/17/15

Galleria Marchetti is Chicago's premier special events venue. Family owned and operated with more than 20 years of experience and history, our staff is proud to host, plan and cater more than 200 outstanding events each year. ... more
Marchetti Special Events
Chicago, IL
4/17/15

Galleria Marchetti is Chicago's premier special events venue. Family owned and operated with more than 20 years of experience and history, our staff is proud to host, plan and cater more than 200 outstanding events each year. ... more
Summit Powder Mountain
Eden, UT
4/16/15

Summit is building a mountain town around the spirit of innovation in the heart of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. Summit Powder Mountain is rethinking the great American mountain town around a community focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, arts, and altruism. Tucked on the southern side of Powder Mou ... more
Pier Sixty LLC, a division of Abigail Kirsch
New York, NY
4/16/15

Pier Sixty, LLC is part of Abigail Kirsch, a preeminent caterer with over 30 years experience in the NY, NJ and CT region. Known for its outstanding cuisine and event management, executing weddings, corporate events, galas and social functions with superb food, impeccable service and unmistakable fl ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
New York, NY
4/16/15

Bracewell & Giuliani seeks professionals who embrace a culture that places service to clients and to each other as our highest priority. We maintain a strong legal assistant and professional support staff to ensure that we serve clients as effectively and efficiently as possible. ... more
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa
Vail, CO
4/16/15

As an integral member of the larger culinary team at Destination Hotels, the Banquet Chef is responsible for overseeing the culinary operation of the banquet department. S/he will train and motivate staff to exceed goals, while balancing profitability metrics. With focus on quality and production le ... more

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