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

Skamania Lodge
Stevenson, WA
1/24/15

The Catering/Wedding Sales Manager is responsible for finalizing group business while maximizing the banquet space to meet/exceed sales goals. As a Catering/Wedding Sales Manager you will solicit, negotiate and books new/repeat business through outside sales calls, mailings and networking. ... more
Hello! Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ
1/23/15

This is a seasonal position. Program Manager would be needed to work full-time from January - May and as needed in September, October and November. ... more
National 4-H Council
Chevy Chase, MD
1/22/15

This position is responsible for preparing all hot food for Clover Café and catered events as scheduled to ensure optimal freshness and temperature requirements. ... more
National 4-H Council
Chevy Chase, MD
1/22/15

This position provides “first point of contact” customer service to arriving guests and visitors at the 4-H Center. This position provides outstanding customer service by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of o ... more
Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel
Denver, CO
1/22/15

The purpose of a Catering Coordinator is to provide organizational support to the Catering team while booking and providing in-house details for small group events. ... more
Pier Sixty LLC
New York, NY
1/21/15

Written and verbal communication with the Chef and BOH team pertaining to the outcome or special nuances of each food item and the execution of events. This is to include the performance of all individuals involved, the quality and quantity of food prepared, and the facility and equipment ... more
Summits of Chicago
Chicago, IL
1/20/15

Summit Executive Centre Summit West are conference center properties located in downtown Chicago. With over 66,000 square feet of flexible meeting space each, we are targeting primarily corporate accounts that facilitate training and other meetings in Chicago on a regular basis. ... more
Hello! Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ
1/20/15

Overview of Position – This position is for the person who wants to learn destination management from the ground floor. We are looking for someone with exceptional computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite. The duties for this position includes assisting Account Executives with various sales ... more
The Hub Meeting and Event Centers
Philadelphia, PA
1/20/15

Job Description: The Hub is an integrated meeting services company based out of Philadelphia. We provide clients beyond a doubt, the highest level of service and the most productive meeting experience with our remarkable meeting facilities. We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager who is smar ... more
Pier Sixty LLC
New York, NY
1/20/15

Direct associates in completion of tasks as designated by assignment sheet or verbally by senior supervisors as well as when necessary complete the essential tasks of ware washers. ... more

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