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Conference and Exhibition Managers and Organisers

Job holders in this unit group manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions and similar events.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 9,666
£ 25,758
£ 50,853

Available jobs

In the past year there were 70,621 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures that Health and Safety and other statutory regulations are met.

  • Liaises closely with venue staff to ensure smooth running of the event.

  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks, and co-ordinates the activities of designers, crafts persons, technical staff, caterers and other events staff.

  • Allocates exhibition space to exhibitors.

  • Develops proposal for the event, and presents proposal to client.

  • Discusses conference and exhibition requirements with clients and advises on facilities.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Marketing

  • Event Management

  • Event Planning

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Invoicing

  • Service Quality

  • Finance

  • Administrative Support

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Planning

  • Detail Oriented

  • Operations

  • Coordinating

  • Research

  • Microsoft Excel

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.