The average salary for a Director of Events in Canada is C$71,416.
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Job Description for Director of Events
Many companies host presentations, large-scale social functions, product unveilings and launches, and press events. The person who handles setting up these functions is the organization’s director of events. The director of events normally works with other departments to determine the needs for the function being planned. They help define the goal of the event, how many people will attend, and budget. They then find an external venue for the function (if necessary) and work with coordinators at…Read more
Director of Events Tasks
- Develop, implement, and market concepts for events to supporters.
- Inspect site and on-site management of events.
- Supervise, train, evaluate, and recognize staff, especially in events marketing and sales strategies.
- Plan, approve and monitor event budget and revenue.
- Create and sustain productive relationships and negotiate contracts with event-related clients, vendors, companies and supporters.
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Popular Skills for Director of Events
Skills in Event Management, Event Planning, Budget Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Director of Events
An early career Director of Events with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$52,029 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Director of Events with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,496 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Director of Events with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,177 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$86,491.
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