EVENTS PLANNER

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

CAREER DETAILS

Salary: $33,000 – $67,000

Education: Associate’s Degree

Consult with customers to determine objectives and requirements for events, such as meetings, conferences, and conventions.

Review event bills for accuracy and approve payment.

Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.

Arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment, transportation, displays, and other event needs.

Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.

*This list of tasks does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

*This list of skills does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

*This list of knowledge does not encompass all knowledge that may be applicable to this job.

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