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

La Cantera Hill Country Resort
San Antonio, TX

The Event Concierge is responsible for supporting the Conference Service and Banquets Teams. The position is in direct contact with group attendees and assists the meeting planner with all requests. ... more
Harper Associates
Metro Detroit Area, MI

Searching for a candidate with hotel banquet operations experience overseeing banquet managers/captains. Must have leadership and training expertise, P&L experience, and enjoy a busy, multifaceted operation. Prefer Hospitality Degree. ... more
Aqua Terra Culinary
Pacific Grove, CA

Job Purpose: The Event Sales Manager is responsible for selling, planning, and coordinating of off - premise catered events and banquets at satellite venues; while providing customers with a pleasant experience from the first inquiry to final billing. Supporting these activities on a daily basis by ... more
Jackson, WY

RMC, an international destination management company, seeks an operations manager for its Jackson Hole, Wyoming office. ... more
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Chicago, IL

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis&re ... more
Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel
Denver, CO

TheRenaissance Denver Downtown City Centerhas just completed a very successful first year of bringing indigenous experiences to Denver travelers.We are looking for a Catering and Conference Service Managerthat is interested in joining our team of Navigators to provide unique group meetings and event ... more
Chicago, IL

A large off premise catering company is continuously growing and is currently seeking a full time position to join our talented sales team! We are looking for an outgoing sales person experienced in the food service industry. ... more
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
San Diego, CA

We have a great career opportunity at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa on Mission Bay for a motivated team player looking to join our winning team as a Catering Sales Manager. The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for the sales of catering events within the social and wedding markets. Addit ... more
Visalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Visalia, CA

We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated, well-spoken and experienced Convention Sales Manager who can position Visalia as a premier convention and events destination. The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as work in a team environment to promote our destinat ... more

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