Careers in Event Management

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  • 1. Visit evisors.com to browse all 2,000+ career mentors who you can connect with for career conversations, resume critiques and mock interviews. Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 2. Careers in Event Management featuring: Heather Schertz Director of Events at Hosted by: Caitlin Quan Evisors Marketing & Operations Associate Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 3. About O.C.D. Events • We specialize in creating Original & Creatively Designed Experiences • All of our practices are design and organization based • We create one of a kind weddings, product launches, children’s celebrations and corporate gatherings • We work in cities all over the U.S. and out of the country. @OCDEvents Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 4. About Me • I grew up in New Mexico and Arizona • Moved to Los Angeles after college to follow my event planning dreams • Started out with two non-paid internships and a cocktail job • Worked in celebrity events and fashion • Took one step to the next before starting O.C.D. Events @OCDEvents Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 5. What is Event Planning? Hosted by: Career Advisors on Demand..com/webinars
  • 6. Event Planning In A Nutshell • Long hours • Networking • Creative • Stressful • Rewarding @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 7. Who Is Planning? • Everyone! • Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook have made everyone think they can be a professional event planner… • Brides and their mothers @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 8. Types of Events Jobs • Planner • Assistant • Designer • Florist • Rental Company • In-house Planner • Destination Management @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 9. Where to Start? Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 10. Get Moving! • Get experience! • Try all areas • Meet as many people as possible • Become a sponge @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 11. Connect Heather Schertz Director of Events at @OCDEvents Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 12. Questions & Answers Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 13. Questions & Answers Question 1: What are the biggest challenges professionals in this industry face? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 14. Questions & Answers Question 2: Where would someone begin in attempting to break into the event management industry? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 15. Questions & Answers Question 3: How do you start in event management if you don’t have experience? Would you recommend looking for internships? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 16. Questions & Answers Question 4: Which technologies do you think will become important in event management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 17. Questions & Answers Question 5: Do you have any job search websites you would recommend? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 18. Questions & Answers Question 6: What are some of the requirements for ensuring a successful event? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 19. Questions & Answers Question 7: Do you have any suggestions for those interested in entering sports entertainment? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 20. Questions & Answers Question 8: What is the typical day like for an event planner? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 21. Questions & Answers Question 9: What do you find personally most interesting about event management? Hosted by:See the answer at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76
  • 22. Get the latest updates on upcoming webinars by following us: Register for live webinars and view all our recordings at: www.evisors.com/webinars facebook.com/Evisors twitter.com/Evisors pinterest.com/Evisors linkedin.com/company/Evisors Hosted by:See the rest at evisors.com/webinars/webinar/76