How to Hire a Event Coordinator

Does your growing business need an Event Coordinator? Event Coordinators can help your business organize specialized events, or serve as a coordinator for client events.

Here are some tips to help you find great Event Coordinator candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Event Coordinators search for Jobs on Indeed*

542,718

job seekers clicked on event coordinator jobs

37,978

resumes from job seekers with event coordinator experience on Indeed

2,400

event coordinator jobs received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $15.16 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$37.15 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$37.15

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Event Coordinator?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Event Coordinator hire can help your business:

• Coordinate with vendors, caterers, and other event stakeholders
• Review network opportunities for chances to host or appear at events
• Establish event procedures to ensure an efficient delivery of the event experience

Skills to look for in a great Event Coordinator

A great Event Coordinator candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• High level of organization and delegation skills
• Budget-minded
• Extensive client list
• Friendly, professional demeanor
• Business aptitude for coordinating payments and deliveries
• Driven by deadlines

Writing an Event Coordinator job description

A thoughtful description is important in finding qualified Event Coordinator candidates. An Event Coordinator job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Event Coordinator jobs, such as:

• Event Coordinator
• Event Planner
• Special Events Coordinator

Interviewing Event Coordinator candidates

Strong candidates for Event Coordinator positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Challenges they have experienced in executing previous events
• Their ability to quote and budget large events
• Managing staff, vendors, and other event personnel

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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