Some Event Managment Jobs Of Interest
In days of high unemployment rates, you may think that there are no opportunities left in the tourist and service industries. However, you may be
surprised at how many events of various types are ongoing. Event managment jobs on many levels are still being filled. If you have any of a variety of
skills, one of these positions might be just right for you.
Some of the jobs will depend on the type of event that is being held. As an example, the personnel that would be needed to deal with a sporting event
in a coliseum would be quite different than those needed for a seminar or conference in a hotel conference center. Some of the workers will be needed
in either type of event.
Management jobs are the top level for the successful presentation of the event. The manager is the person who is responsible for all parts of the
operation. They may have multiple roles or may assign duties to those individuals in various roles. Major types of duties that must be done include
lighting, sound systems and electronics, heating or cooling, set up and tear down, guest relations, food and drink, ticket sales and signage.
No matter what type of event is going on, the facility needs to have dependable lighting. A sports event in a stadium relies on light on the field, as well
as lights to allow fans to find their seats easily and safe. Usually a electrical crew will test the components of the lighting system prior to the event to
make certain everything is working correctly. If spotlights or colored lights are to be used, many of those are computerized now, so that the computer
system does the programming.
In a conference center, there may be several events going on at the same time, with different needs for sound systems, electronics and even
projection screens. Laptop or notebook power capability can be important to the speaker and to the guests. There may be a need to place tables for
writing purposes, or comfortable folding chairs around the room. Setting up dining tables and arranging for cate