Convention Manager Jobs in Illinois
Our client has a direct hire CMP Certified Meetings Manager job opportunity in Rosemont, IL. Candidates applying to this position must have the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification. The company is looking for a candidate that has strong project management skills who can help plan their annual convention. This role also requires previous management experience since you will be leading...
Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau POSITION DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE: TOURISM SALES MANAGER REPORTS TO: President/CEO DATE: June 2014 GENERAL SUMMARY The Sales Manager is responsible for generating the group tour, meeting, sporting events,advertising and membership sales for the CVB. Manager is responsible for the day-to-daycultivation of potential current and prospective clients/partne...
Coordinates and manages the membership development program to increase membership and maintain member satisfaction. Maintains processes for generating, qualifying and capturing quality leads. Manages each phase of membership including: recruitment, application, follow-up, renewal and retention. Ensures systems are in place to offer continuous, high-level service to all members. Oversees all bureau...
A Senior Event Manager at the Hilton Chicago O' Hare Airport is responsible for executing written sales agreements for large-scale and complex full-service meetings, conventions and events and the successful execution of such events in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. The ideal candidate would have 2-3 years hotel/convention center expe...
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Crowne Plaza Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Come and join our team! Convention Services Manager, Front Office Manager, Sous Chef, Front Desk Clerk/Night Audit (PT), Restaurant Server, Banquet Server (On Call), Cooks, Dishwashers Please apply in person at: 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy...
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$20,000.00 - $98,000.00
Typical Salary for Convention Manager in Illinois
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Serves guests by planning and delivering conference, meeting and special event services; containing costs; maintaining guest-service standards; managing staff.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Dealing with Complexity
Delivers convention services by analyzing scheduled events; documenting and disseminating service requirements and expectations; specifying room set-up; coordinating with catering, maintenance, facilities, security, front office staffs, and vendors; arranging deliveries and storage; monitoring and adjusting staff allocations.
Updates job knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
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