In the past 10 years the event planning field has become extremely sought-after. Yet for those looking to enter the industry, not all jobs are created equal. This class will describe several different types of jobs in events, as well as several different types of organizations to work for, to give you a deeper understanding of which is right for you. In addition, we’ll cover some key skills employers look for and tips for starting out. Filmed on location at Top of the Garden loft in New York City.
- Understand the differences in planning events for non-profits, corporations, fashion / beauty, and event agencies, and review the pros and cons of each.
- Understand how jobs vary within the different functional areas within the industry including: Sales/Account Management; Creative; Logistics/Execution.
- Be able to identify key skills employers look for, and what special skills can give you an edge in the marketplace.
- Be able to identify several tips for starting out in the industry.
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