Event Coordinator Reviews

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Based on 1,031 responses, the job of Event Coordinator has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.7 out of 5. On average, Event Coordinators are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as an Event Coordinator?

February 2017
"Event Coordination 101."
Event Coordinator in Colorado Springs:
I would advise a new Event Coordinator to be friendly and direct. Time management and organization are key. It's important to have a solid method of organizing all your events, tasks, etc. I recommend an organization software like Asana or Cvent. I would also say to be yourself. What makes an Event Coordinator different from the rest of the industry is the ability to be relevant, but unique. It's important to have creativity while also mastering the administration aspects. It's an all-encompassing vocation that requires lots of multi-tasking, patience, confidence, and project management skills. Most of all, have fun with what you're doing. If you aren't enjoying it, something isn't right!
March 2017
"Not for the faint hearted."
Event Coordinator in Pretoria:
The hours are long and it's not as glamorous as you think, but if you can think on your feet stay calm, never panic and make a plan it's the best job ever. There is a real rush after 52hours no sleep but the client is happy and that vision you started of with has come to life and you have managed to pull it off. It never goes quite as smooth as everyone thinks but if the guests never know that it was ment to be something else, then it's a success. Tips are to manage your client and understand what the strategic intent is behind the event in order to carry that message thought the experience.
March 2017
Event Coordinator in Denton:
Pros: Meeting new people!
Cons: The salary.
May 2017
"Sydney is the place."
Event Coordinator in Sydney:
Pros: Its a great city.
Cons: Busy.
July 2017
"Banquets."
Event Coordinator in Vancouver:
Pros: The clients, weddings, decorating, planning, dress code,
Cons: Management, pay, no benefits, no room for growth.
July 2017
Event Coordinator in Houston:
Pros: Decent pay, flexible, great colleagues and supervisors.
Cons: Long hours, can be stressful, working holidays.
July 2017
"Fun things to do, great walkability."
Event Coordinator in New York:
Pros: Everything is at your finger tips!
Cons: It is very expensive to live here.