Special Events Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Average Salary for Special Events Manager in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Special Events Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $86,394.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Special Events Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $41.54.

The average bonus of a(n) Special Events Manager in Chicago, Illinois is $3,508.00.

Job Description:

Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes. Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements, printing, food and beverage, and other related issues. Negotiates terms and fees, and executes and administers multiple contracts with facilities, vendors, speakers, entertainers, etc., for service, in accordance with budget constraints and company policies and procedures. Serves as liaison between contractors, organizers, and management with regards to all facets of the programs and events. Designs and prepares various marketing materials, to include brochures and flyers, for meetings, conferences, and other events; and promotes events using means such as flyers, cold calling, and social media. Performs duties of Event Coordinator in absence of Coordinator. Analyzes all aspects of event performances. Plans and monitors budgets, adjusts when necessary, and ensures they are adhered to. Hires, trains, and educates staff on proper event procedures. Less

Manages the strategy and planning of activities, and oversees staff responsible for coordinating and organizing meetings and special events and of various sizes. Plans logistics and negotiates contract(s) for conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, entertainment, transportation, facilities,... More

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