Event manager - Salary and Career
Technicians in tourism services and event organization

Event manager - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assemble and sell packages of tourist products and services and organize social, cultural and technical-scientific events, among others. They hire services, plan events, promote and book tourism products and services, and coordinate the holding of events. They participate in various events, ceremonies and ceremonies promoted by public bodies (city halls, governments, autarchies and public bodies), private organizations and companies. They prepare, elaborate event scripts, accompany authorities and/or personalities.

How much does an Event manager earn

A Event manager earns between $1.156 and $7.898 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.782 and a median salary of $1.879 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 4.385 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Event manager

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.782 33.386 696 13
1º Quartile 1.156 13.878 289 6
Median Salary 1.879 22.549 470 9
3º Quartile 6.023 72.280 1.506 29
Higher Salary 7.898 94.776 1.974 38

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • middle level technicians in business operations
        • technicians in tourism services and event organization

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Main workplaces

Technicians in tourism services and event organization they work in tourism companies, travel agencies, accommodation services, cultural services, event organizers, among others, as employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed workers and even as employers. They are organized in a work team, work under supervision, in a closed environment.

What does it take to work in the field of Technicians in tourism services and event organization

The exercise of these occupations requires at least complete secondary education plus short-term professional qualification courses. Currently in the job market there is a large number of professionals with higher education, with technological graduation, in the exercise of these occupations. Fluency in foreign languages is desirable. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.

Functions and activities of Event manager

Technicians in tourism services and event organization must:

  • organize events;
  • building tour packages;
  • planning events;
  • assist in planning tourism activities;
  • organizing solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • coordinate event realization;
  • build tour packages;
  • organizar eventos;
  • organize acts and solemn sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • organize solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • plan events;
  • sell tourist services;
  • communicate;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • coordinate events;
  • hire service providers;
  • promote tourist services;
  • assembling tour packages;
  • assembling tourism packages;
  • book tourist services;

  • Activities

    • create budget;
    • demonstrate verbal fluency;
    • intermediate interests;
    • propose event location and date;
    • prepare the event script;
    • supervise compliance with the script;
    • perform accountability;
    • release payment order for the service provided;
    • select event support service providers;
    • forward a list of authorities and members of the delegation to the contracted services;
    • performing prior assessment visits of tourist services;
    • suggest market niches;
    • report;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • track goal plans;
    • hire event support services;
    • provide consultancy;
    • control budget;
    • participate in forerunner mission;
    • ensure compliance with protocol rules;
    • organize data to assess economic, social, cultural and environmental impact on tourist sites;
    • hire tour guides;
    • identifying tourist attractions for the development of tourist packages;
    • calculate package cost;
    • identify customer/authority needs;
    • sell accommodation;
    • scaling event layout;
    • check customer satisfaction (after sales);
    • hire hosting;
    • participate in training for the sale of tourist packages;
    • rent cars;
    • hire master of ceremonies;
    • preparing invitations;
    • prepare documents for formalization of contracts;
    • provide assistance with embarkation or disembarkation;
    • capture target audience registration;
    • set event location, date and time;
    • hire transport services;
    • prospecting authority agenda;
    • participate in workshops and technical meetings;
    • disclose products and services;
    • provide technical guidance;
    • schedule prepayment for special dates;
    • validate protocol aspects of communication;
    • building goal plans;
    • developing personalized and group itineraries;
    • define master of ceremonies;
    • set tariffs;
    • coordinate the assembly of the event infrastructure;
    • organize social activities for event participants and their companions;
    • elaborate nominates;
    • write documents;
    • register attendee;
    • participate in tourist product familiarization trips;
    • coordinate suppliers;
    • prepare ceremonial and/or script;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • survey human, material and financial resource needs;
    • assist in organizing information and data for tourism;
    • develop travel itinerary for authority and entourage;
    • subsidize technical and economic feasibility analyzes of tourist products;
    • receive authorities;
    • hire artistic and cultural attractions;
    • advise client and/or authority on travel documentation;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • perform technical visit;
    • contacting tourist and support service providers;
    • applying laws, norms and protocol principles;
    • sell options;
    • assist in preparing the ceremonial and/or scripts;
    • guidance on appropriate dress;
    • contact providers of tourist and support services;
    • coordinate event disassembly;
    • perform surveys;
    • forward a list of clients to the contracted service providers;
    • develop schedule;
    • sell travel insurance and assistance;
    • issue vouchers;
    • collect primary and secondary data for tourism research projects;
    • setting tour package schedules and activities;
    • search for sponsorships and support;
    • search for sponsorship and support;
    • sell air, waterway and land tickets;
    • create schedule;
    • performing previous assessment visits of tourist services;
    • transmit security and trust;
    • select companies providing event support services;
    • demonstrate ability to resolve unforeseen situations;
    • control booking deadlines;
    • sell tour packages and excursions;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • set visual schedule;
    • hire inbound service providers;
    • manage mail;
    • arrange service reservation;
    • coordinate executive teams (reception teams);
    • demonstrate acting ability (role physique);
    • serve participants, guests, press, authorities and exhibitors;
    • define tour package schedules and activities;
    • issue tickets;
    • provide advice;
    • demonstrate acting ability ( physique de role);
    • elaborate the table plan;
    • develop promotional material;
    • elaborate guest list;
    • sell custom itineraries;
    • check the quality of the service provided;
    • analyze event characteristics;

    Sectors that hire Event manager the most in the job market

    • fairs, congresses, exhibitions and parties organization services
    • hotels
    • sales promotion
    • food services for events and receptions - buffet
    • travel agencies
    • restaurants and similar
    • building condominiums
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • combined office and administrative support services

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