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Event management: career ladder

As a trainess you should spend more time with each aspect of the business - from creative, to client servicing to operations...Global opportunities | Pluses and minuses

india Updated: Mar 19, 2008 23:38 IST
Riddhi Shah

1. Trainee:


This is the starting point. Here you should spend some time with each aspect of the business - from creative, to client servicing to operations.


Salary:

Rs 7,500 per month

2. Executive/Senior Executive:
At this stage you are likely to be working in a team of four or five people. You will do most of the running around, and will be expected to put in long hours.
Salary: Rs 15,000-Rs 22,000

3. Junior Manager/Senior Manager:
This is when you will start managing a team. The responsibility for executing an event will be yours - from making a client presentation to communicating with celebrities and vendors.
Salary: Rs 22,000-Rs 40,000

4. Account Manager/ Group Head:
You will have specific clients to take care of. This means you will have to cultivate long-term plans and take care of all the clients' needs. Alternatively, as a group head, you will oversee about three separate teams.
Salary: Rs 75,000- Rs 80,000

5. General Manager:
It's the top of the ladder. You'll have to take care of all departments, and create a vision for the company's long-term growth.
Salary: Rs 1 lakh upwards

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