Most marketing & events coordinators list "special events," "company website," and "trade shows" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important marketing & events coordinator responsibilities here:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a marketing & events coordinator. We found that 70.7% of marketing & events coordinators have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 11.8% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most marketing & events coordinators have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every eight marketing & events coordinators were not college graduates.
Those marketing & events coordinators who do attend college, typically earn either business degrees or marketing degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for marketing & events coordinators include communication degrees or public relations degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a marketing & events coordinator. We've found that most marketing & events coordinator resumes include experience from KeHE, Fortive, and International Data Group. Of recent, KeHE had 4 positions open for marketing & events coordinators. Meanwhile, there are 2 job openings at Fortive and 2 at International Data Group.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, marketing & events coordinators tend to earn the biggest salaries at Flatiron Holding, YWCA USA, and Snoqualmie Casino. Take Flatiron Holding for example. The median marketing & events coordinator salary is $43,299. At YWCA USA, marketing & events coordinators earn an average of $42,033, while the average at Snoqualmie Casino is $41,696. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Sysco, Sysco Hampton Roads, and The Advisory Board Company. These three companies have hired a significant number of marketing & events coordinators from these institutions.
In general, marketing & events coordinators fulfill roles in the hospitality and technology industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the marketing & events coordinator annual salary is the highest in the manufacturing industry with $45,462 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the technology and media industries pay $43,174 and $43,106 respectively. This means that marketing & events coordinators who are employed in the manufacturing industry make 58.2% more than marketing & events coordinators who work in the hospitality Industry.