Events Managers and Organisers

Events managers and organisers manage, organise and coordinate business conferences, exhibitions, concerts and similar events.


New workers

New workers start around £14,082. Normal pay is £24,863 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52,842.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 68,674 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

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.

  • Event Management

  • Marketing

  • Event Planning

  • Project Management

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Invoicing

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Fundraising

  • Upselling

  • Restaurant Operation

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.

  • Communication

  • Planning

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Sales

  • Detail Oriented

  • Organizational Skills

  • Operations

  • Coordinating

  • Time Management

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.