Job Posting 006:


Meeting/Project Manager

New York City

Habla Espanol fluidamente?


New York City-based professional association is seeking a meeitng professional to handle all aspects of Latin American, Mexican and Caribbean Meetings.

Responsibilities Include:

Working with Director, Hotel Sourcing to determine appropriate venues and contract terms for events as assigned

Interfacing with program planning committees and staff to determine appropriate meeting dates, locations, timelines and formats for events as assigned

Working with Exhibits Department to coordinate and implement the requirements of Trade Shows

Working with relevant staff to prepare budgets and forecasts for programs as assigned

Working with marketing and production departments to research new marketing strategies, implement marketing plans and produce brochures and other collateral materials that generate interest and drive attendance for meetings as assigned

Providing timely and accurate data on events as assigned for the Weekly Meetings Matrix, the Weeks Out Report, the Internal Calendar and all post-event surveys and recaps

Conducting post-event survey for meetings as assigned


SKILLS

Fully Bilingual (Spanish/English) with good communication skills

6 – 8 years of experience planning and executing mid-size events with attendees ranging from 300 - 1000 in Latin America, Mexico and the Caribbean

Cultural and business operational knowledge of the various regions

Good negotiating skills and established contacts with hotels and other venues and vendors in the regions

Marketing experience including usage of social media as a marketing tool

Ability to travel approximately 20%

http://jobs.meetingjobs.com/job/14798848

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Job Posting 005:

Congressional Research Service

Head, Program Section

 

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of the Counselor to the Director (COU) is seeking to fill the position of Head, Program Section.

 The Program Section coordinates a variety of CRS programs, seminars, and events (including broadcast, web-based, and other technologies) for Members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress. The selectee will directly supervise a highly skilled team of Public Affairs Coordinators and others, and will lead the planning, coordination, and implementation of a wide range of major programs and services related to congressional client education and outreach.

This position is being offered at the GS-14 level ($105,211 - $136,771). For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing confidential, nonpartisan, and authoritative legislative research, policy analysis, and information to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for nearly a century.

CRS is the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress, and is fully committed to workforce diversity.

 

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Job Posting 004:

Regional Director – Fundraising/Special Events

Location(s): Miami, FL (Relocation Assistance Available)

Position Overview:

Responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of all activities within the region. This includes special event and general fund raising, media relations, public relations, organization, administration and training. Develops and expands both existing and new programs to enhance the total fund raising revenue of the region. Cultivates volunteers and donors, builds event committees and advises on fundraising best practices, while assisting in development of prospects and major donors. Represents St. Jude’s mission though public speaking and promotion of awareness opportunities. Manages and leads high-performing fundraising teams in Tampa, FL; Miami, FL; and San Juan, PR regional offices, covering the state of Florida and Puerto Rico. Extensive overnight travel required.

Requires thorough knowledge of fund raising and general management methods within non-profit field; Experience recruiting and working with event volunteers/sponsors; Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of fund raising, sales, marketing and/or related experience including at least 3 years of previous experience through levels of progressive management; possess excellent diplomacy skills. Must possess a valid driver's license; Must have experience managing large teams. Experience managing remote employees a plus. Spanish language skills a plus

Send resume to Deanna Lindo, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Deanna.lindo@stjude.org

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Job Posting 003:

Regional Director – Fundraising/Special Events

Location: Los Angeles (Garden Grove, CA)

Position Overview:

Responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of all activities within the region. This includes special event and general fund raising, media relations, public relations, organization, administration and training. Develops and expands both existing and new programs to enhance the total fund raising revenue of the region. Cultivates volunteers and donors, builds event committees and advises on fundraising best practices, while assisting in development of prospects and major donors. Represents St. Jude’s mission though public speaking and promotion of awareness opportunities. Manages and leads high-performing fundraising teams in Los Angeles and San Francisco offices, covering the states of California, Nevada, and Hawaii. Extensive overnight travel required.

Requires thorough knowledge of fund raising and general management methods within non-profit field; Experience recruiting and working with event volunteers/sponsors; Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of fund raising, sales, marketing and/or related experience including at least 3 years of previous experience through levels of progressive management; possess excellent diplomacy skills. Must possess a valid driver's license; Must have experience managing large teams. Experience managing remote employees a plus. Spanish language skills a plus

Send resume to Deanna Lindo, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Deanna.lindo@stjude.org

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Job Posting 002:

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

POSITION:  Meeting Planner

REPORTING TO:  Organizational Services Manager

PURPOSE:  Provide consultative services to Kellogg Foundation staff in planning and implementing internal and external events, including networking meetings, planning meetings, and other Foundation-sponsored activities.  Be knowledgeable of all activities of Meeting Services.  Assist in determining conference objectives and formats for delivery of information.  Locate sites, negotiate rates, and manage all logistics and on-site arrangements.  Partner with staff to support programming efforts in the most efficient, effective manner possible.

SALARY INFORMATION:  Actual starting salary of candidate will be commensurate with years, breadth, and depth of relevant experience (internal and external to WKKF), education, certifications, credentials, special skills, accomplishments and other factors relevant to the position.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Associate’s degree in hospitality management, business, or related field required; bachelor’s degree preferred.  Minimum five to eight year’s previous meeting planning/management, adult education, and/or travel experience. 
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation required.
Experience working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Must possess high attention to detail, organizational skills and knowledge of audio-visual equipment, video conferencing equipment, sound equipment and computer as related to implementing and managing meetings.
Approximately 30 percent travel time required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Monday, January 15, 2012

APPLICATIONS/NOMINATIONS PROCESS:  If you wish to apply, please submit all written or electronic information to employment@wkkf.org.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Posting 001:

Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility


About HACR:
HACR's mission is to advance the inclusion of Hispanics in Corporate America at a level
commensurate with our economic contributions. HACR focuses on four areas of corporate
social responsibility and market reciprocity: employment, procurement, philanthropy, and
governance.


Position: Programs & Initiatives Manager

- This position is full-time and is located at HACR’s office in Washington, DC
- The position will report to the Director of Corporate Relations, Communications &
   Programs, and work closely with the communications team
- Collaborate with executives and corporate board members from Fortune 500 companies,
- HACR’s Coalition and Corporate members, as well as other relevant organizations and
   leaders from across the country
- Responsible for overseeing several events/programs and external relations efforts that
   support the funding and relationship strategies for HACR
- Additionally, the individual will work closely with hotel staff, air travel planning, event menu
  development, event registrations, HACR Board of Directors, key constituencies to HACR,
  sponsors and speakers

The ideal candidate should:


- Possess a bachelor's degree (hospitality management or public relations preferred) and
  five or more years of events management or program management experience
- Have experience in meeting planning, fundraising, and public relations for a wide range of
  events; from small meetings to large-size conferences
- Be knowledgeable of event registration and database software
- Possess good communication skills (both verbal and written), excellent time management
  skills, multi-tasking abilities, budget management and vendor negotiation skills
- Work well in a team oriented environment
- Be able to interact well with a diverse group of individuals from all sectors of the
  community
- Have knowledge and be able to utilize effectively the Microsoft Office suite of programs
  (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Be familiar with the latest information technology, social media, and audio/visual trends
- Be Bilingual (English/Spanish) – preferred
- Be responsive and aware of the impact of the Hispanic community on the marketplace
  and in Corporate America
- Assist the organization in identifying opportunities to increase awareness of HACR to
  Corporate America
 

Specific and Essential Duties:

- Work with management in planning program agendas
- Handle logistics, including (but not limited to) marketing, lodging & transportation, and
   audio-visual, for HACR’s annual events which include the Annual Symposium, the HACR
- Corporate Achievers Summit, the HACR Directors Summit™, HACR Corporate
   Executives Forum™, and the HACR Young Hispanic Corporate Achievers™ program.
- Travel to event sites for pre-inspection visits
- Serve as a contact to external consultants and vendors relative to HACR’s annual
   programs
- Work with Communications team on marketing of the programs/events
- Ensure that database records and contact information are up-to-date and maintain a set
  of data entry and document retention standards

Skills & Competencies include:


Analytical Thinker
- Explores all alternatives before driving to closure
- Understands the impact and consequences of job related decisions
- Flexible in addressing changes in event scenarios
- Makes well grounded recommendations

Results Driven
- High attention to detail, highly organized and works well under pressure
- Meets or exceeds deadlines
- Aggressively takes action and seeks solutions on individual initiative
- Thinks outside the box and provides alternative solutions


Builds Relationships
- Able to deliver both constructive and positive feedback
- Transition from team contributor to an individual contributor
- Develops personal credibility by delivering on commitments and acknowledging
  breakdowns as they occur
- Always assumes positive intent with others

Influencing Skills
- Create momentum and build consensus
- Is seen as confident and is credible and transparent with all relevant responsibilities
  Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility

Salary: Commensurate with experience; Salary history will be required once an offer
has been extended


Benefits: HACR offers a competitive benefits package, which includes employer-provided
medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid sick and vacation time, 401k
retirement plan, and a transportation (SmarTrip) benefit
Relocation expenses will not be covered

Application Process: Submit resume and cover letter via email to:

- Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)
- SUBJECT LINE: Programs & Initiatives Manager
- Email address:
hacr@hacr.org
- No phone calls or walk-ins please!

Applications are due Friday, September 14, 2012, at 5:00pm EDT.


References will be required once an offer has been extended.


Incomplete applications will not be considered. HACR is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer. More information about the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility can
be found on
www.hacr.org and www.insidergame.org.

 

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