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Manager, Meeting Planner and Conference
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesCoordinate activities of staff and convention personnel to make arrangements for group meetings and conventions.

OutlookFaster-than-average-job growth

Median Income$44,300 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsThe work of meeting and convention planners may be considered either stressful or energizing, but there is no question that it is fast-paced and demanding. Planners oversee multiple operations at one time, face numerous deadlines, and orchestrate the activities of several different groups of people.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsSocial Perceptiveness, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Writing, Service Orientation, Time Management, Active Learning, Coordination, Reading Comprehension, Speaking

AbilitiesOral Expression, Visualization, Speech Recognition, Problem Sensitivity, Originality, Written Comprehension, Near Vision, Speech Clarity, Information Ordering, Inductive Reasoning, Written Expression, Oral Comprehension