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

for a large convention center in Texas.
Confidential, TX
7/23/14

We seek a Director of F&B with previous senior leadership experience within a diverse, contract-managed F&B environment to successfully manage a large staff and focus on exceptional client and customer service. You’ll provide hands-on direction in the on-going operations of department heads ... more
High end non-profit organization
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
7/23/14

Seeking an experienced senior Director of Sales for this incredible high end non-profit organization. In this role you will have oversight of a multi-faceted high performance sales team and be expected to develop annual and long range strategic sales plans. You will facilitate and manage third part ... more
The Place On The Lake
East Brunswick, NJ
7/22/14

Responsible for all food production including that used for restaurants, banquet functions and other outlets. Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff. Develop and monitor food and labor budget for the department. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanita ... more
Hyatt House Denver
Denver, CO
7/22/14

Seeking Highly Qualified Customer Service Professional.... Come join our winning team! Affordable Healthcare Benefits Package is available because We believe that our associates are our most valuable asset. ! ... more
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
Plymouth, MN
7/22/14

The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West seeks experienced candidates for our Catering & Events Manager position. The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West features 243 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites and over 38,000 square feet of meeting space located on a 25 acre Preserve in Plymouth, MN. ... more
M Culinary Concepts
Scottsdale, AZ
7/22/14

We are the largest off-prem caterer in the Southwest, serving corporate, social, and not-for-profit clients through the Valley of the Sun. We have a chef-driven culture with a passion for client service and satisfaction. ... more
Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Atlanta, GA
7/22/14

Provides support and advice to GWCCA team in strategic planning and overall business goals relating to the revenue achievement. ... more
Panzano
Denver, CO
7/21/14

POSITION SUMMARY: To head the banquet department operations, logistics, presentation, service and financial standards in accordance with the Kimpton CCSB Guidelines to ensure the guest, employee and investor satisfaction. ... more
for a large convention center in Texas.
Confidential, TX
7/21/14

The successful candidate will lead the culinary management team to manage all aspects of food preparation, product handling, equipment utilization and food safety. You’ll analyze business volume and product usage daily, participate in the development and implantation of business strategies and pers ... more
for a large convention center in Texas.
Confidential, TX
7/21/14

This exciting position will focus on the development and implementation of revenue directives, manage the catering sales team and support the planning and preparation of events including hands on management and oversight of F&B operations during events. Salary is $110-$125K. Prior experience i ... more

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