Special Events Coordinator Jobs

Special Events Coordinator Overview


If you love organizing a party or coordinating meetings and other events, you likely already have the skills needed for Special Events Coordinator jobs. Depending on what type of Special Events Coordinator you become you may find yourself performing tasks such as selecting a venue, managing the budget, collecting bids from service providers, planning a menu, and attending the event to ensure it goes as planned. Some Special Events Coordinator jobs require you to be adept at planning every type of even from a child's birthday party to a corporate convention while others may be more specialized such as Government Meeting Planners and Convention Service Managers.

Special Events Coordinator Education


Most employers will look for Special Events Coordinator candidates who have a bachelor's degree. More colleges are offering tourism management and hospitality degrees, so applicants holding one of these or a related degree will likely be favored by hiring managers. However, if you have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field, but have one or two years’ experience working at a hotel or in event planning, you'll still be in the running.

Special Events Coordinator Job Market


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the outlook is good for Special Events Coordinators. People are increasingly turning to professionals to help plan and execute every type of event from weddings to conventions and international business meetings. This translates into an expected 33 percent growth in the industry, up from 94,200 Special Events Coordinator jobs in 2012 to an estimated 125,400 by 2022.

Special Events Coordinator Salaries


As can be expected with any job that requires a degree, Special Events Coordinators can command a higher salary than others who don't hold degrees. In 2012, the median salary was $45,810. This is no 9 to 5 job, so expect to work weekends, evenings and long hours, especially if your goal is to earn the $79,270 paycheck that the top 10 percent take home.
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Position Purpose The Special Events Coordinator position is accountable for coordinating a variety of fundraising events within the chapter through volunteer committees; organizes, plans and implements existing events and develops new events. The position may be accountable for the above in an assigned geographic area or segment of the chapter or for specific events without specific geographic ter...
Position Purpose The Special Events Coordinator position is accountable for coordinating a variety of fundraising events within the chapter through volunteer committees; organizes, plans and implements existing events and develops new events. The position may be accountable for the above in an assigned geographic area or segment of the chapter or for specific events without specific geographic ter...
Position Purpose The Special Events Coordinator position is accountable for coordinating a variety of tasks for Signature Chefs Auction through volunteer committees; organizes, plans and implements. The position will be accountable for the above in Tampa Bay. The Special Events Coordinator acts as liaison between March of Dimes (MOD), its volunteers, and the local community in which it serves by r...
CONKLIN CENTER FOR THE BLIND JOB DESCRIPTION SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR The Special Events Coordinator oversees the implementation and planning of all special events and works with the Development Committee. This position is supervised by the Executive Director. Overview of Job  Plan, organize and implement all special events  Secure sponsorships, donations, in-kind contributions  Maximize reve...
SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR Midway Village Museum seeks creative, dynamic person to develop and implement public special events. College degree required. Knowledge of history, recreation, museums or theater production preferred. Must have great interpersonal skills. Apply to: Curator, MVM, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107....
Marketing & Event Coordinator We are an event promotional marketing firm. We specialize in the retail development of our clients throughout the North Denver area. Our team of professionals work together in a fast paced environment to create excitement and interest in the campaigns we carry out. Each individual bringing their own talents to the table to benefit the client in more ways than they eve...
HIBISCUS CHILDREN’S CENTER POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: Development Specialist/Program: Development Special Events CoordinatorReporting to: Development Officer – St Lucie County POSITION FUNCTION: This position is responsible for administrative coordination and budget trackingof all Saint Lucie County Special Events. This position acts as liaison between the agency and the Guild by providi...
EVENTS, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR The Events, Marketing and Communications Coordinator creates and executes a strategic marketing plan to increase awareness of the Guadalupe Center and its programs. This position will be the primary staff member responsible for the coordination and logistics of all aspects of the annual Signature Event. In this capacity, the position is responsible...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA, 90067
Leading Global Investment Firm has an immediate opportunity for an Executive Assistant/Events Coordinator with strong experience providing executive support and facilitating special events. We are seeking an Executive Assistant/Events Coordinator who can oversee planning and logistics for small and large-scale events, including lunches, fundraisers, and high profile meetings. In this hybrid role,...
Company Confidential Washington, DC, 20520
Special Assistant to The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Introduction MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) providing subject matter expertise and technology solutions for government and commercial clients since 1988. We have expertise and experience in several areas including software development, cyber security, information technology, and...
Marquee Events, A Premier Event facility is accepting applications for a full time Sales and Events Coordinator. Relative experience is required. Must be available to work any day of the week, day or night.Salary commensurate with experience and knowledge level. Job Title: Sales and Events Coordinator Your role: Driving revenues in different segments with a heavy focus on social, corporate and wed...
Events Coordinator Job Label:MAG_146C90930AD Recycling Events Intern USAgain, a green textile recycling company, is a dynamic, fast growing for-profit company with a three "P" mission - for People, for Planet, and for Profit. At USAgain, you will gain real-world work experience, and a hands-on internship while being paid! Come and join our friendly, awesome team! Job Summary The Event Coordinator...
Revision Date: May 28, 2014 INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF CITIES AND TOWNS Position Description Position Title: Database and Special Projects Coordinator Division: Education and Special Events Reports To: Special Events and Conference DirectorFLSA Status: Exempt PURPOSE OF POSITION Under supervision of the Special Events and Conference Director, the priority function of this position is to oversee all as...
Job Description Position Title: Director of Sales & Special Events Direct Reports: 2 Reports to: Director of Marketing Job Summary: The Director of Sales & Special Events will provide strategic leadership and support for all signature events Develop and implement Sales & Special Event best practices that will significantly grow revenue. Collaborate with the Marketing Department, Operations Departm...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising We are seeking a Special Events Associate for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to large national companies and corporations. This firm identifies and devel...
Special Events Associate – Event Marketing & Event Planning Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level We are seeking a Special Events Associate for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to large national companies and corporations. This firm identifies and develops new streams of revenue for clients t...
Special Events Associate – Event Marketing & Event Planning Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Ideal Marketing is seeking a Special Events Associate for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to l...
Job Summary: Assigns and coordinates meetings in Firm conference rooms as requested. Makes arrangements with the dining service, Facilities Management and other departments to ensure that all requests for space, food, special equipment and other facilities or services requested are provided seamlessly. Makes department decisions in the absence of the Supervisor/Manager. Monitors and delegates work...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Enterprises Corp is seeking a Special Events Associate for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to large national companies and corporations. This firm identif...
Special Events Associate – Event Marketing & Event Planning Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising 5282 Solutions seeking a Special Events Associate for a consistently growing event marketing company providing marketing, advertising and consulting services to large...
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Special Events Manager

Salaries

$27,310.00 - $81,400.00
Typical Salary for Special Events Manager
(216 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
56.3%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.5%
Master's
11.1%
Certification
4.8%
Associates
4.8%
High School
2.4%
(126 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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