Profession event manager
Event managers plan and oversee events such as festivals, conferences, ceremonies, cultural events, exhibitions, formal parties, concerts, or conventions.\ They organise every stage of the events planning the venues, staff, suppliers, media, insurances all within the allocated budgetary and time limits. Event managers ensure the legal obligations are followed and the expectations of the target audience are met. They work together with the marketing team in promoting the event, searching new clients and gathering constructive feedback after the events took place.
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- Develop event topics
List and develop relevant event topics and choose featured speakers.
- Arrange event needs
Ensure that event needs such as audio-visual equipment, displays or transportation are met.
- Evaluate events
Evaluate the success of recently organised events, making recommendations to improve future events.
- Supervise event staff
Select, train and supervise volunteers and support staff required for events.
- Review event bills
Check event bills and proceed with the payments.
- Direct event administrative details
Direct administrative tasks that go with an upcoming event, such as financial operations, dissemination of promotional materials.
- Confer with event staff
Communicate with staff members at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
- Plan events
Plan programmes, agendas, budgets, and services of an event according to customers' requirements.
- Organise event participants' registration
Organise the official registration of event participants.
- Monitor event activities
Monitor event activities to ensure that regulations and laws are followed, look after satisfaction of participants, and resolve any problems arise.
- Coordinate events
Lead events by managing budget, logistics, event support, security, emergency plans and follow up.
- Inspect event facilities
Coordinate event facilities acording to customer demands.
- Negotiate contracts with event providers
Negotiate contracts with service providers for an upcoming event, such as hotels, convention centres, and speakers.
- Maintain event records
Maintain records of every administrative aspect of an upcoming event, including financial details.
- Work with respect for own safety
Apply the safety rules according to training and instruction and based on a solid understanding of the prevention measures and risks to your own personal health and safety.
Optional knowledge and skillsdetermine event objectives liaise with event sponsors solicit event publicity document safety actions obtain event permits select event providers write risk assessment on performing arts production
Source: Sisyphus ODB