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

The Inn at East Wind
Wading River, NY

Long Island’s premier wedding destination is seeking a seasoned Director of Banquet Operations to lead our banquet operations team. Candidate must be service driven, guest oriented and team focused with a vast knowledge of food and beverage. If you are an experienced operations leader with a true ... more
Centerplate @ The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, a Volume Services America company
Washington DC, DC

Centerplate is the exclusive food service provider for The Walter E. Washington Convention Center in beautiful Washington, DC. The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is the premier location for conventions, tradeshows and expositions in our nation’s capital. ... more
W San Diego
San Diego, CA

W Hotels is a contemporary, design-led lifestyle brand and the industry innovator with 44 hotels and retreats, including 16 W-branded residences, in the most vibrant cities and exotic destinations around the world. Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential, W Hotels provides the ultimate in insi ... more
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
San Diego, CA

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is proud to have received the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award for consecutive years since 2002. Overlooking the Torrey Pines Golf Course and with a distant view of The Pacific Ocean, this La Jolla hotel pays homage to The Craftsman-era with 170 distinct guest rooms and s ... more
Belle Mer
Newport, RI

Longwood, New England's premier Events and Lifestyle Company is seeking a determined, energetic and highly experienced Event Specialist. ... more
National 4-H Council
Chevy Chase, MD

This position is responsible for directing a section of the Housekeeping staff to assure that guest rooms are cleaned to exacting standards. ... more
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Hyatt Regency New Orleans, a 4-diamond, award-winning convention hotel, is hiring an Associate Director of Events! ... more
Hurst Conference Center - City of Hurst
Hurst, TX

The Sous Chef is responsible for planning and directing food preparation in a kitchen. This will involve a large degree of supervising other kitchen staff. As assistant to the Executive Chef, the Sous Chef will help with menu planning, inventory, and managing of supplies. Also aid in making sure th ... more
Newport, RI

RESPONSIBILITIES: Longwood is seeking an Area Director of Sales for our Destination locations (Belle Mer, Newport Newport Beach House, Newport and Wychmere Beach Club, Cape Cod). This person will sit in our Newport Offices 4 days a week and in our Cape Cod location 1 day a week both selling and m ... more
CULINAIRE@The Guthrie Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Do What You Love…..Love What You Do! 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 lookin ... more

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