Events Managers are responsible for the complete organisation and running of different types of events. They would need to work as part of a team and be able to complete a wide range of activities from planning stage right through to running activities on the actual day. Types of events could include parties, weddings, conferences, exhibitions, music festivals, fundraising events etc.
A degree in event management, hotel or catering management, marketing or similar would be an advantage but you don't necessarily need a degree to get into this role, many employers will be much more interested in your previous experience and personal qualities.
- Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
- Attention to detail
- Good problem solving abilities
- Strong team working skills
- Able to manage a budget
- A flexible approach
- Good communication skills
£20,000 to £35,000