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 Summary: The Monmouth County SPCA a private non-profit organization dedicated to animal welfare is seeking an event-based fundraiser and development professional with demonstrated hands-on experience preferably in a non-profit environment. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required with a proven ability to “think on one’s feet” excellent interpersonal and writing skill...
Promotions and Special Events Coordinator The City of Plattsburgh is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the management position of Promotions and Special Events Coordinator. This is a full-time, provisional appointment in the competitive class. Minimum qualifications include graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor...
Special Events Coordinator The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is seeking an individual to assist in coordinating the Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon and other special events. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and have previous event planning and marketing experience. Experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus. This is a non-benefit position with pay dependent...
GiveSmart is a service company that produces amazing fundraising technology providing increased revenue generation for our clients, and amazing experiences for their customers. As the industry leader, we set ourselves far apart from the competition by focusing on cultivating a culture of Honest, Empathy, Accessibility, Respect and Trust. At GiveSmart, we believe that good business and goodwill go...
Special Events Coordinator Part-time, experienced (1 to 3 years) professional with strong fundraising/event management skills for Springfield Catholic Central School. Raisers Edge knowledge is a plus. Must be a motivated, self-starter and able to work with with diverse groups including volunteers, donors, businesses, and internal staff. Send resume to ***** by December 29. First Pu...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Inspired 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 identifies...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Eclipse 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 identifies ...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Modern 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 identifies a...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Edge Promotions 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 ide...
Fundraising and Special Events Coordinator The Korea Society is seeking an organized and energetic individual to assist with the planning and execution of the Society’s special events, including the Annual Dinner, Golf Tournament, and other fundraising and donor-cultivation events. The Coordinator will assist with various program initiatives; support fundraising trips; manage donor relationships;...
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 ...
Position Purpose This position will implement, coordinate and manage cost-effective fundraising activities to assist the local business unit attain its financial goals. This is a sales and fundraising position where the majority of the performance review is based upon achieving aggressive annual revenue goals of $1.2 Million in revenue through March for Babies walk campaign. Also solicits trains ...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising TDS 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 identifies and ...
Skyline 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 identifies and develops new streams of revenue for clients through on-site promotions, innovative marketing strategies and advertising campaigns with a personal touch. Every product campaign...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Manager, Events & Special Projects Miami, FL Unspecified Apply Apply Senior Manager, Events & Special Projects Miami, FL Unspecified Apply Job Details Reporting to the Director of Events and Faculty Relations, the Senior Manager, Events and Special Projects will work directly with executi...
Event Promotions: Marketing / Advertising / Public Relations- Entry Level Position duties include: Entry Level Marketing Entry Level Event Promotions Entry Level Advertising Prodigy 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 identifies ...
Special Event Marketing Manager - Entry Level Special Events Manager Needed! We are one of Tucson's fastest growing marketing firms.​ We participate in promotional marketing events, demonstrations, and product launches inside of our major retail partners locations.​ As a Special Event Marketing Coordinator, you could be part of a select team focused on building relationships in the community.​ Y...
We are one of Cincinnati's fastest growing marketing firms. We participate in promotional marketing events, demonstrations, and product launches inside of our major retail partners locations. As a Special Event Marketing Coordinator, you could be part of a select team focused on building relationships in the community. You will participate in face to face sales of services to new business prospect...
The UW Madison, College of Engineering (CoE), Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is currently recruiting for a Special Programs Coordinator (official title of University Conference Coordinator). This is a temporary position and is expected to last for at least one year. Minimum salary is $36,000 per year, depending on candidate’s qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefi...
Job Summary: Reporting to the Manager of Special Events, this role is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of consumer and corporate events designed to advance the company’s authority position in toys and juvenile products, drive sales and traffic, as well as enhance corporate reputation. Key Tasks and Responsibilities: • Partner with Merchandising, Marketing, Stores,...

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Special Events Manager

Salaries

$27,310.00 - $85,000.00
Typical Salary for Special Events Manager
(220 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
56.6%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.1%
Master's
11.6%
Certification
4.7%
Associates
4.7%
High School
2.3%
(129 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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