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

SMG - Knoxville Convention Center
Knoxville, TN

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities has an immediate opening for an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at the Knoxville Convention Center. This position oversees and supervises the full and part time banquet servers and contracted work forces for the Food and Beverage De ... more
The Athletic Club of Columbus
Columbus, OH

Develop and foster business through pro-active direct sales, marketing, appointment calls, and tours. Responsible for day-to-day operations of the department. This position is designed to find new business and book existing regular business. The Director ensures product quality, guest satisfact ... more
Woburn, MA

AFR Event Furnishings, a national company, offers exquisite furniture and accessory rentals for special events, corporate meetings, weddings, conferences, and trade shows nationwide. ... more
White Eagle Banquets
Niles, IL

Summary: Looking for a team-oriented self-starter with a proven sales track record to promote venue as a destination for meetings and events. ... more
Westfield Country Club & Blair Center
Westfield Center, OH

The Blair Conference Center is looking for an experienced Banquet/Catering manager who reports to the Blair Center Manager and provides day-to-day management for the operations. This manager assists in leading and supports all aspects of the business operations including staff performance and devel ... more
CULINAIRE@Carnegie Museums of Pittsburg
Pittsburgh, PA

Are you motivated by sales success and passionate about catering? Do you love to win? If this describes you, apply now! Bring your determination, creativity, selling and management skills and join a nationally growing food and beverage management company looking to hire the best! ... more
CULINAIRE@Carnegie Museums of Pittsburg
Pittsburgh, PA

Are you motivated by sales success and passionate about catering? Do you love to win? If this describes you, apply now! Bring your determination, creativity and selling skills and join CULINAIRE -- a nationally growing food and beverage management company looking to hire the best! ... more
Trade Center Management Associates
Washington, DC

Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA) has a current opening for a Chief Engineer to manage a Class A office and Event Space in Washington DC. ... more
Holiday Inn & Suites - DIA
Denver, CO

The Director of Catering and Conference Services is responsible for planning, soliciting and promoting catering business for the hotel. Develops the overall hotel Catering plans and budgets. Responsible for revenue maximization and control of Catering expenses through effective negotiation of servic ... more
Royal Regency Hotel
Yonkers, NY

The Royal Regency is a family owned and operated establishment. We are close to the completion of a major, image altering, physical renovation and we need a Banquet Chef with the knowledge, skills, creativity and ambition to take our kitchen to the next level as well; while maintaining our mission ... more

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