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
South San Francisco, CA
10/1/14

Blueprint Studios is a nationally renowned special event design, production and rentals firm, long known for our expertise in establishing industry trends, coupled with a keen client focus and responsiveness. We specialize in delivering products and services to a continuously growing base of clients ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Suffolk County, NY
10/1/14

Full service and well established Long Island catering company seeks full time Director of Catering who brings leadership, revenue driven hospitality sales experience, and is interested in joining an industry leading company for on and off premise events. This position is responsible for actively pu ... more
Norris Conference Centers - Austin
Austin, TX
9/29/14

Responsible for managing a 22,000 sq. ft. executive level conference center. Work directly with sales and event services to ensure client satisfaction and new business development. Staff hiring, firing and training. Negotiate event rates. Invoicing clients on a daily basis, collections and dispute r ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Los Angeles, CA
9/27/14

Patina Catering is entirely dedicated to providing their clients with the very finest quality cuisine, exceptional service and genuine hospitality. We provide a range of services for any size event in any location including intimate social luncheons, corporate cocktail parties, wedding receptions, ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Lake Jackson/Freeport Area, TX
9/27/14

Must have excellent client relationship skills, should be very knowledgeable in catering with several years of proven success. Should be able to sell all types of catering services including rental equipment and high end options. Experience in designing and coordinating events, computer work, cate ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Houston, TX
9/27/14

Must have excellent client relationship skills, should be able to coordinate events, handle light computer work, be hands on, work efficiently, multi-task, follow standards, execute food safety. deliver orders on time and accurately. ... more
Civeo
Killdeer, ND
9/26/14

Civeo is currently seeking a General Helper/Staff Transportation Driver with a proven safe driving record. This position is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the bedrooms, bathrooms, hallways, kitchen floor, and dining area, and will also transport staff in the North District as needed. All ... more
Landmark Hospitality
New Hope, PA
9/26/14

Landmark Hospitality, the premiere event company in New Jersey is expanding into the New Hope, PA area and we are looking for a Catering Sales Manager that has his/her pulse on the community. ... more
Perkins Management Services Company, Inc.
Charlotte, NC
9/25/14

Catering Supervisor and Catering staff will be responsible for the total success of catering for this high profile account including executive and off premise catering. This position will report to the Catering Manager/Director of Catering. ... more

Featured Employers