The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with People Management skills is $72,610.
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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. The senior event manager must solve problems before, during, and after events as needed. They typically lead p…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Event Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Logistics, Project Management, Budget Management, Event Planning and Event Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Event Manager
A mid-career Senior Event Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,950 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior Event Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,500 based on 9 salaries.
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