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Event Co-ordinators

Descriptions & Duties

  • Event Co-ordinators generate food and beverage revenue for the catering/banquet/event department and food and beverage outlets through creative selling and successful event co-ordinations from start to finish with customers and staff.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking

 

Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion

 

Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Supervisors

Event Co-ordinators with "Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Supervisors" is an advantage.

Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Managers

Event Co-ordinators with "Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Managers" recognised by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hong Kong is an advantage.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Professional Diploma/ Diploma or equivalent

Professional qualification

  • With "Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Supervisors" and/ or "Basic Food Hygiene Certificate for Hygiene Managers" recognised by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hong Kong is an advantage

Experience

  • 3 to 5 years' relevant working experience is preferable

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $15,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$25,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary > $40,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Event Co-ordinators usually work in offices and sometimes stay onsite at banquet or meeting facilities of hotels or convention centres. They may travel regularly to attend the events. They organise and to visit prospective function sites. They often work many additional hours to finalise preparations before conference and event and to work on weekends and public holiday.

Tools

  • Computers with project management software
  • Multimedia projectors - Video projectors
  • Telephones
  • Two way radios
  • Videoconferencing systems - Videoconferencing equipment

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