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Conference and Event Organisers organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.
Specialisations: Event Manager, Exhibition Organiser, Wedding Coordinator
Earnings are for full-time workers before tax, excluding superannuation. Earnings are a guide only and can vary greatly.
Likely change in the number of jobs over the next 5 years, based on the Department of Employment projections.
Skill Level is the education or training usually needed to do well in this job. Relevant experience is sometimes viewed just as highly.
Employment Size is the number of people who work in this job in Australia.
An above average unemployment rate shows people who do this job are more likely to be out of work than people who do other jobs.
Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).
This is a large occupation employing 23,200 workers. Over the past 5 years the number of jobs has grown strongly.Strong growth is expected in the future. New jobs and turnover from workers leaving may create between 10,001 and 25,000 job openings over the 5 years to 2020.
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A skill level equal to an Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least 3 years of relevant experience is usually needed. Even with a qualification, experience or on-the-job training is usually needed.
If you are interested in this style of work, there are a wide range of training options available that could lead to this or a similar job. The pathway that is right for you will depend on your skills and interests.
It is a good idea to speak to industry bodies, employers, and workers to learn more about the skills and qualifications you will need.
Employers look for Conference and Event Organisers who provide good customer service, can communicate clearly and are well organised.
The topics, subjects, or knowledge areas workers rate as most important are shown below.
Customer and personal services. This includes understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.
Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.
Planning and coordination of people and resources.
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Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
The work activities workers rate as most important are shown below.
Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.
Giving information to supervisors, co-workers, and staff by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Communicating with customers, the public, government, and others in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.