Based on 1,022 responses, the job of Event Coordinator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.69 out of 5. On average, Event Coordinators are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as an Event Coordinator?
"Experienced based position."
Pros: I like that I can travel several times a year to each event. I am given freedom to get my work done without being watched over. I love the office environment and enjoy being around my coworkers.
Cons: As an Events Coordinator with 7 conferences a year, I don't have time to book travel and airport shuttles for staff. Because "events" is in my title, I am expected to make dinner reservations and plan staff parties.
Pros: My job challenges me on a daily basis. I have a large scope of work which enhances my skill set. Office conditions are flexible and we enjoy the comfort and exposure of a corporate media giant. Perks are building good relations with prominent individuals in the industry.
Cons: The job holds no true security. While growth is possible, I feel taken advantage of as a strong independent worker. I carry a huge amount of responsibility with very few rewards. There are no benefits either making the burden of a personal life a bit over baring.
"Event Logistics at a Barbecue."
Pros: The flexible schedule and lack of uniform is great. I am allowed the freedom and autonomy to make choices.
Cons: Often a lack of support from the restaurant itself. Resentment from staff over what they consider a "cushy" job.
"Learn Everyone's Job."
Learn the duties of everyone!
"Great to meet people!"
Pros: Meeting people, providing solutions, getting creative, interesting projects outside normal purview of event coordinator.
Cons: Difficult/demanding clients, many shifting deadlines to track.
"Pay does not correlate with the high cost of living."
Event Coordinator in Banff:
Pros: Walk to work.
Cons: High cost of housing, pay is typically quite low compared to housing costs.
Event Coordinator in Onamia:
Pros: Short commute to work.
Cons: Everyone knows everyone.