Event coordinators at venues require being a jack of all trades and master of ALL. Event coordinators at hotels, event centres and restaurants mean being in charge of every facet of weddings and corporate meeting and events.
You’ll usually be answering to the Sales & Marketing team but also the catering staff, management, the board, and obviously, your clients!
Clients range from brides and grooms to executive assistants and CEOs of large organizations and corporations.
During your client consults, you’ll educate and assist in every detail of their event ranging from guest numbers and tables sizes to menus, beverages, serving times, space options and… you get the picture. In this position, contracts and attention to detail are key.
Your resume should include a college diplomas in Event Management and some hands-on experience with events, though this isn’t always required.
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