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Career and Education Opportunities for Special Events Coordinators

In general, special events coordinators coordinate activities of staff and convention personnel to make arrangements for group meetings and conventions.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Special Events Coordinator

Special Events Coordinator video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Special events coordinators confer with customers to establish objectives and requirements for events such as meetings and conventions. They also arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment and other event needs. Equally important, special events coordinators have to direct services for events. They are often called upon to monitor event efforts to insure adherence to applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise. They are expected to talk with staff at a chosen event site to direct details. Finally, special events coordinators inspect event bills for accuracy, and approve payments.

Every day, special events coordinators are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings. It is also important that they read and understand documents and reports.