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.

Average salary
$60,530 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Min average salary
$54,870 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Max average salary
$66,190 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (October 2017)
Job growth

Projection: 9% more Event Coordinators employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as an Event Coordinator are:

  • NSW: 44%
  • QLD: 22.5%
  • VIC: 11.4%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • 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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