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

Lynnwood Convention Center
Lynnwood, WA
4/24/14

POSITION: Director of Events and Food & Beverage DEPARTMENT: Events and Food & Beverage ... more
Food for Thought
Chicago, IL
4/23/14

GENERAL SUMMARY: Menu production, research and development for the Food For Thought catering which provides and distributes all of the culinary needs for catered events and corporate accounts. ... more
Food for Thought
Chicago, IL
4/23/14

Chef Manager Career Level: Mid Career (3+ Years Experience) Reports To: District Manager Areas of Foodservice Focus:: Business / Corporate Dining Position Description: The Chef Manager will oversee the Cafe, Catering and Vending operations at one of Food For Thought’s corporate (B&I) accounts l ... more
Food for Thought
Chicago, IL
4/23/14

Position: Pastry Chef - Catering Job Purpose: The daily management of Food For Thought's Pastry Department, which provides and distributes all of the pastry and baked goods needs for catered events and select FSM accounts. Essential Responsibilities: ... more
Food for Thought
Chicago, IL
4/23/14

TITLE: Pastry Chef Sous Chef GENERAL SUMMARY: Pastry menu production, management and research and development for the Food For Thought pastry department which provides and distributes all of the culinary needs for catered events and corporate accounts. ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Somerset, NJ
4/23/14

One of Central New Jerseys premier upscale banquet and conference facility is presently looking for a seasoned General Manager. This candidate must possess a strong history of leading upscale food and beverage operations and a proven track record of progressive management experience to include: ... more
Belvedere and Co
Baltimore, MD
4/21/14

Looking for responsible and experienced staff to work high end banquets. Seasonal and mostly weekends, but could become more steady hours for the right person. ... more
Hotel Pennsylvania
New York, NY
4/21/14

Maintains retail and office space by advertising and filling vacancies; negotiating and enforcing leases; maintaining and securing premises, with a primary focus of booking events in over 50,000 sq. ft of trade show and convention space. ... more
CONFIDENTIAL
Louisville, KY
4/19/14

Bhavana Foods is a fast growing Louisville based catering company known for it's excellent service to their clients in Louisville area. ... more
ConferenceDirect
Charlotte, NC
4/18/14

The Mobile App Specialist will be responsible for overall account support of ConferenceDirect mobile apps for clients and their attendees. Including but not limited to, assisting with the build of event mobile apps (both native and web based), creating and executing project plans, as well as answe ... more

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