Spotlight on Events Coordinator

What do they do?

Create, coordinate and deliver seamless events like weddings, expos, trade shows, conferences or concerts from start to finish.


  • Prepare and work to a budget.

  • Scout for, book and organise locations, sponsors, staff, talent and attendees.

  • Co-ordinate everything from marketing and press coverage, entertainment, décor, security, lighting, parking and other amenities, catering and more.

Skills required:

  • Great interpersonal skills (especially communication)

  • Organised and efficient

  • Calm under pressure,

  • Work well in a team,

  • Tech, negotiation & problem-solving skills.

Pathways include:

Certificate III or Diploma in Events Management

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Hospitality Management (or related field).

Whichever way you choose to go, industry work experience is usually a must.

Average salary $60,530 per annum (source: SEEK)

Job growth in this area is good and expected to remain strong (source:










Spotlight on Careers in Insurance

Insurance is one of the most varied, rewarding and exciting careers out there.

It's about people...

People are the driving force behind the insurance industry. From getting drought-stricken farmers back on their feet, to supporting a business after a cyber-attack, there are many ways a career in insurance allows you to help those who need it most. Whether it’s at the local or international level, people and relationships are at the heart of insurance.

What types of careers can I have in insurance?

  • Customer service

  • Human resources

  • Accounting and finance

  • Actuarial

  • Legal and compliance

  • Risk management

  • Marketing and communications

  • Business development

  • Information technology

  • Underwriting and pricing


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