Be honest. Do you hate going to work? More and more as each day, week or month goes by? Are you feeling the struggle, and frustration, more and more? Do you believe your strengths are best suited in another atmosphere? Can you utilize your “powers” differently? Well then, it may be time for a change!
Do you have the knack for event planning and all that it includes? And if you are actually looking to make a career change there are so many different event planning jobs out there to accommodate a switch.
Usually when one thinks event planning jobs we automatically figure the only option is event planner. But really there are so many more opportunities out there to think about and consider.
Event Planning Jobs – A Real Variety!
Triumph in the event planning world really does take a village. No one person, or position, can complete all the tasks required for victory. In actuality, there is a real variety of event planning jobs out there to consider that can and will fill any niche. First and foremost, when talking about event planning jobs is the Event Planner.
Event Planner – Is an individual who skilfully designs and plans events, parties and social gatherings on a professional level. When setting out to accomplish the responsibilities of the job, it is imperative for an event planner to know the purpose, ideas and goals, as well as the course of action to take in an effort to achieve success. An event planner oversees all of the components of event and meeting agendas. All work starts and finishes with the event planner. There is a huge emphasis on budget forecasting and budgeting, hiring and managing staff, program planning and execution, marketing and organization.
Event Coordinator – This position is directly involved in the coordinating and execution of events and meetings. The event coordinator works very closely with the Event Planner to ensure the successful organization, management and implementation of internal and external programs. Work will flow from the event planner and the EC’s responsibilities mirror those of the event planner.
Administrative Event Planning Assistant – This position supports and assists the Event Planner and Event Coordinator in countless ways. The proverbial right hand person. It is the responsibility, from an administration perceptive, of this position to assist, organize and help with the planning and implementation of logistics and the over-all execution of events and meetings. In addition, the Administrative Event Planning Assistant is responsible for, but not limited to, handling general administration, telephone coverage, and site support and office organization.
All event planning jobs require a motivated, deadline driven, organized professional. When considering and researching event planning jobs, there is a myriad of information and ideas out there. So when it’s time to make the switch, go and explore and find the best position suited for you! Only you have the power to make your situation better… so get going!
- Resources for Finding Event Planning Careers (plananevent.org)
- Are Good Event Planning Careers Still out There? (plananevent.org)
- Event Planners Association (plananevent.org)
- Top Event Planning Companies – Who Everyone is Talking About (plananevent.org)