Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

Events Coordinators plan and organise special events, including parties, wedding receptions, product launches, conferences and conventions. The average salary of an Event Coordinator is $60,530 per annum.

Depending on whether you work in-house for an organisation or as part of an event management business, your daily duties can include scouting and booking venues, liaising with presenters and management, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

Salary range
Average salary $60,530
salary range
$54,870
$60,530
$66,190
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
9% by 2020
9%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Event Coordinator are:
NSW
NSW 36.2%
VIC
VIC 25.4%
QLD
QLD 18.9%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for an Event Coordinator are:
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Comfortable working with computers
  • Able to negotiate, delegate and work under pressure
  • Good time management skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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Moving up in the industry
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Learn how to run the show from start to finish, and make events to remember as a fully qualified Event Coordinator.

  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management)