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Meeting, Conference and Event Planner

Aliases: Conference Co-ordinator, Event Co-ordinator

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Meeting, Conference and Event Planner is expected to perform include: 
  • Interacting with the customer to understand the type of event, meeting or conference being planned
  • Co-ordinating with relevant departments and service providers for organizing the event
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 3
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling may be required
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferable, Diploma  
  • Certified training for Meeting, Conference and Event Planner (programme aligned to THC/Q4401 job released by Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Familiar with different kinds of conferences that can be organized
  • Ability to organize any type of meeting and conference
  • Knowledge of requirements and planning process for outdoor event set-ups, catering, etc.
  • Skilled in organizing entertainment, film, and fashion shows, etc.
  • Knowledge of customer billing procedures 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Creative 
  • Attention to details
  • Good organizational skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

Institutes across India 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1, 4
Event Manager 
             ↑
Team Leader
             ↑
Meeting, Conference and Event Planner
 
The progression is indicative
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

For candidates with experience - Rs 16,000 to Rs 33,000 per month  

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Generally, 2 years of experience required as Travel Consultant

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Event management organizations
  • Hotels 
  • Banquets halls
KEYWORDS 1
  • Meeting, Conference and Event Planner
  • Conference Co-ordinator
  • Event Co-ordinator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 1439.0101 Meeting, Conference and Event Planner
ISCO 2008 1439 Services managers not elsewhere classified
NIC 2008 82300 Organization of conventions and trade shows
QP Reference THC/Q4401 Meeting, Conference and Event Planner
NSQF Level 5 Not available

 

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