£34,190
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£2,396

Profit Sharing

£983

A Senior Event Manager earns an average salary of £31,468 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£25,099 - £53,029
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£34K
£53K
MEDIAN: £34,190
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Salary £25,099 - £53,029
Bonus £480 - £5,255
Profit Sharing £983
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£25,563 - £55,717
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

Job Description for Senior Event Manager

A senior event manager is in charge of overseeing all events for their organization. They prepare event documentation, as well as coordinate with customers to ensure they are fully satisfied with functions held at the manager's facilities. The senior event manager must communicate with the customer before and after the event; they often serve as the customer's primary point of contact.

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Senior Event Manager Tasks

  • Plan and manage a large schedule of complex events, ensuring facilities are ready and expectations set.
  • Assemble paperwork, gifts, registration, name badges, and other items for events.
  • Assist with social media and marketing strategies.
  • Explain and sell services and goods, building strong relationships with clients.
  • Report on all potential and actual events, including budgets and staffing.

Senior Event Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,299

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Senior Event Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Event Manager?

Senior Event Manager in London:
Pros: International travel, exposure to senior executives, perks such as nice hotels and good food during business trips.
Cons: High level of stress and burnout, high employee turnover, pressurized job demanding accuracy, multiple projects at once, long hours, managing needs of internal and external partners across global markets and regulations.

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Key Stats for Senior Event Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Senior Event Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
₤35,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Event Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲2%

National Average
₤35,000

Budget Management
▼1%

Event Planning
▼1%

Event Management
▼12%

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 63%