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

Charlotte, NC

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
Chicago, IL

National concierge firm is seeking outgoing and motivated candidates for a full time Conference Center Concierge position available at a downtown Chicago office building. If you are a creative problem solver, enjoy serving high-end corporate clientele and have the ability to multi-task in a fast pa ... more
Asilomar Conference Grounds - Aramark
Pacific Grove, CA

Our Parks and Destinations group specializes in serving consumers; recreational and entertainment needs in national and state parks, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums and other day-use cultural attractions. The scope of our operations includes operating lodging, conference and meeting space ... more
Marshall Hotels & Resorts
Trenton, NJ

Coordinates and executes of all catering events ensuring an efficient and profitable food service by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. ... more
Spirit of Norfolk Cruises
Norfolk, VA

Inspired by a commitment to excellence, the sales and operations teams at our Company create unforgettable memories for our guests. The successful account manager will successfully execute the sales plan for their assigned market segment and sub-segments, maximizing revenue generation from that ter ... more
Kennett Square, PA

Longwood Gardens, a well-recognized horticultural display garden located in Kennett Square, PA., seeks a part-time Special Events Coordinator. This individual will be responsible for coordinating and planning group Dining & Yuletide and other special events. Other responsibilities include assi ... more
American Canyon, CA

Jamieson Ranch Vineyards has placed its flag in South Napa and is already redefining the winery visitor experience. People from the Bay Area and across the country are yearning for a relaxed multi-layered experience, and we are delivering it, only 35 minutes from SF. Our philosophy has taken root a ... more
East Brunswick, NJ

Reporting to Management, the Sales Associate (SA) performs a key role in growing company sales. A secondary function includes replying to clients’ concerns. He/She serves a vital role in this dynamic, expanding central NJ based company which is a premiere outdoor and indoor event space. In such an ... more
Holland America Line
Worldwide, WA

2. Supervise and train all Pinnacle Grill Staff in the performance of their duties in accordance with MOM standards. ... more
Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Convention Center is looking for a successful sales professional with a proven track record in selling to the National Association Market Segment. The Connecticut Convention Center is the Northeast’s most ideal location for trade shows, conventions and business meetings – or any occ ... more

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