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Careers in Marketing and Events

How to have a successful career in marketing and events


Immerse yourself in a fast-paced world of creativity and unveil a final product to remember

If you love the challenge and the buzz of organising and promoting everything from products to exclusive parties, launches and VIP events, the world of marketing and events is your career calling.

From brainstorming through to billboard creation, a successful career in marketing and events requires you to think outside the box – and as you’ll be spending majority of your time dealing with clients, caterers and colleagues, you need to have clear, concise communication skills.

Paired with an ability to remain structured and organised, your flair for creativity and confident nature will see you progress into coordinator or managerial roles, where you can take on high level marketing and event planning at a supervisory level.


Industry insights

Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Conference and Event Organisers is expected to be average (between 10,001 and 25,000)*.


Conference and Event Organisers


What type of career do you want?

With a multitude of career platforms at your fingertips, including social media, digital advertising, direct marketing and public relations, the world of marketing offers you the chance to step into a wealth of different industries. Enjoy a career in marketing and events with opportunities such as:

  • Direct Marketing Officer
  • Market Research Assistant
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Officer
  • Public Relations Officer


Event Planner

Coordinate all aspects of professional and private meetings and events, including location, transportation, venue, theme and catering.


Marketing Manager

Conduct the effective management of marketing, advertising and promotional activities to meet organisational objectives.


Public Relations Officer

Utilise all forms of media and communication to build, maintain and manage the reputation of clients.

*Source last updated September 2015

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