The average salary for a Senior Event Manager with Event Planning skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,542.
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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 in Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management and Event Management.
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Employees with Senior Event Manager in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 70.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (22.4% less), Seattle, Washington (16.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (9.2% less).
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