Wedding planners help organise weddings.

What does a wedding planner do?

Wedding planners help organise weddings. You could be planning the entire day, from the ceremony to the reception, or just specific aspects of the event. You’ll need excellent communication and organisational skills for this job. 

What do I need to do to become a wedding planner?

There are no specific qualifications required to be a wedding planner, but a background in events management is highly desirable. 

Related skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Business management
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Customer service
  • Financial planning
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Organisation
  • Patience
  • People management
  • Problem solving
  • Time management

Related subjects

  • Art
  • Business studies
  • Drama, music, and performing arts
  • English
  • Foreign languages
  • Religious studies

Where could I be working?

Wedding planners may be self-employed or work directly for a wedding venue. 

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