Event and meeting assistants assist with all aspects of planning a special event or meeting for an organization. This may include location, food, transportation and presentation arrangements. An event assistant is an entry level position, typically requiring a high school diploma or equivalent, but many event assistants have other hands on experience. Event and meeting assistants should understand basic terminology and concepts that are used within the industry. Average salary for event and meeting assistants, according to Salary.com, tends to be between $38,000 - $52,000 (as of March 2011).
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