149311 Conference and Event Organiser

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
149311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Conference and Event Organiser
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

149311 CONFERENCE AND EVENT ORGANISER

Alternative Title:
Event Manager

Organises and coordinates services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.
Skill Level: 2
Specialisations:

Event Planner
Exhibition Organiser
Wedding Coordinator

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

1493 Conference and Event Organisers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
1493
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Conference and Event Organisers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

1493 CONFERENCE AND EVENT ORGANISERS

CONFERENCE AND EVENT ORGANISERS organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

promoting conferences, conventions and trade shows to potential customers
responding to inquiries concerning services provided and costs for room and equipment hire, catering and related services
meeting with clients to discuss their needs and outlining package options to meet these needs
arranging and coordinating services, such as conference facilities, catering, signage, displays, audiovisual equipment, accommodation, transport and social events, for participants
organising registration of participants
negotiating the type and costs of services to be provided within budget
overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 366.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 001.40
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 080.70