Event animator - Salary and Career
Events, programs and shows presenters

Event animator - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They present and/or animate radio and television programs, popular parties, events, circus attractions or other types of shows, are guided by scripts or improvise to amuse, inform, educate the public, viewer or listener. They conduct public, corporate and social events in person, following a script prepared by organizers.

How much does an Event animator earn

A Event animator earns between $1.136 and $5.456 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.050 and a median salary of $1.386 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 698 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Event animator

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.050 24.597 512 10
1º Quartile 1.136 13.631 284 5
Median Salary 1.386 16.632 347 7
3º Quartile 4.161 49.933 1.040 20
Higher Salary 5.456 65.473 1.364 26


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • popular arts artists and models
        • events, programs and shows presenters

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Main workplaces

Events, programs and shows presenters the professionals work in recreational, sports and cultural activities at events and parties in general, radio and TV programs and circuses. With the exception of the few who work in radio and TV and in larger circuses, who are registered employees and can count on some regularity with regard to the content of the work and the places and times in which it is performed, the vast majority are self-employed. , having to be able to deal with the lack of predictability regarding the offer, places and working hours and the subject addressed. Professionals are particularly interested in the ability to adapt to different situations and the ability to empathize with the public. On this ultimately depends his success in carrying out his family's occupations. In some activities, some professionals may work in uncomfortable positions for prolonged periods, at great heights, under intense noise, as well as under constant stress.


What does it take to work in the field of Events, programs and shows presenters

Professional training takes place in practice, in the exercise of the function, to a large extent, from the observation of the various styles of presentation existing in the media and their adaptation to personal characteristics and those of the target audience. There are, in small numbers, specialized professionals such as conductors, sports referees, art and literature critics who present programs in their areas of expertise, although they do not consider this activity as their main activity.


Functions and activities of Event animator

Events, programs and shows presenters must:

  • search information to broadcast in the show, event or program;
  • inform the viewer, viewer and listener;
  • conveying credibility to the viewer, viewer and listener;
  • display attractions, programs and events;
  • prepare presentation and transmission;
  • search for information to be transmitted in the show, event or program;
  • communicate;
  • convey credibility to the viewer, viewer and listener;
  • inform the spectator, viewer and listener;
  • search for information to transmit in the show, event or program;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • search information to transmit in the show, event or program;
  • transmitting credibility to the viewer, viewer and listener;
  • inform viewer, viewer and listener;
  • prepare presentation and broadcast;
  • presenting attractions, programs and events;
  • transmitting credibility to the spectator, viewer and listener;
  • conduct a show, event or program;
  • research information to transmit in the show, event or program;
  • conduct show, event or program;
  • introduce attractions, programs and events;

  • Activities

    • convey sponsor/organiser information;
    • prepare yourself physically and mentally for shows, events and programs;
    • attentive to cultural specificities and regional policies;
    • demonstrate voice mastery;
    • be aware of the event's itinerary and its happenings;
    • prepare to interview guests;
    • demonstrate agility of reasoning;
    • demonstrate ability to maintain physical posture;
    • claim answers to problems presented in the program;
    • demonstrate emotional control;
    • stay tuned for reporting times and entries in live programs and events ;
    • read the information (scripts) to resolve doubts in advance;
    • create expectation in the spectator, viewer, listener;
    • set the tone for the ceremony;
    • meet audience expectations;
    • prepare texts and comments for shows, events or programs;
    • observe entry signs for vignettes, commercial inserts;
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • claim responses to problems presented in the program;
    • inform yourself through different media (printed , radio, television, internet);
    • interpret the text;
    • manage the times of the show, event or program;
    • warm up the voice (nuances and mix);
    • demonstrate knowledge of languages specific to different segments of society;
    • make calls regarding the show, event or program;
    • contact information sources (community leaders, trainers of opinion, politicians etc);
    • interview guests;
    • interact with production, presentation and organization team members;
    • search the profile (social, economic, political) of the target audience;
    • inform yourself about specific literature regarding the topics presented ;
    • demonstrate versatility;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • inform the public about events involved in the show/event (lost child, traffic etc);
    • verify the content and form of the text;
    • check the correct pronunciation of names, acronyms, words;
    • opinion on the daily agenda;
    • opin on the formatting of the show, event or program, when requested;
    • select props for show, event or programs;
    • moderating event sequence and attendees;
    • demonstrate mastery of portuguese;
    • demonstrate improvisational skills;
    • arrive early;
    • meeting audience expectations;
    • detail the information provided by the interviewee;
    • adapt the characterization of the presenter to the style of the show, event or program;
    • demonstrate care with personal appearance;
    • convey promotional product information;
    • work as a team;
    • beware of cultural specificities and regional policies;
    • record voiceovers in 'off';
    • attention to cultural specificities and regional policies;
    • adapt physical posture and voice intonation (interpretation) to the information to be transmitted;
    • adapt itinerary;
    • request the script;
    • notify facts and unforeseen events transmitting security during a show, event or program;
    • show content of the show, event or program;
    • keep the audience's attention;
    • adjust to the organization's requirements regarding costumes and props;
    • receive instructions from event organizers;
    • empathize with the public;
    • participate in the preparation of the script;
    • follow the roadmap;
    • attention to the satisfaction of the public during the show, event or program;
    • select appropriate costume/clothing for show, event or program;
    • live up the show or broadcast (entertainment);
    • contact sources of information (community leaders, trainers of opinion, politicians etc);
    • check technical conditions required for presentation;
    • pronounce foreign words correctly;
    • alert for the placement and removal of equipment;
    • be aware of the presentation schedule;
    • demonstrate memorization ability;


    Sectors that hire Event animator the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • hotels
    • other advertising activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • direct marketing
    • library and archive activities
    • other recreation and leisure activities
    • snack bars, tea houses, juice houses and the like
    • amusement parks and theme parks




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