Events management and hospitality

We've linked to key resources about graduate careers in events management and hospitality

Use this page as your starting point for finding out about working in this sector. 

These sector guides, produced by leading careers information providers, include overviews of the sector and more detail on specific areas, such as events management and hospitality. They contain suggestions of employers and, where relevant, further study. 

Hospitality and events management (Prospects)

Hospitality and event management (TargetJobs)


Below, we list profiles of some roles specific to this sector. There are also other roles which are common to this and many other sectors.

Each of the profiles we list includes information about: 

  • typical responsibilities in the role 

  • average starting salary range for new entrants 

  • entry requirements 

  • career progression 

  • professional bodies 

  • typical employers  

  • where to look for vacancies. 

Job profile: Accommodation manager (Prospects)

Job profile: Catering manager (Prospects)

Job profile: Chef (Prospects)

Job profile: Conference centre manager (Prospects)

Job profile: Event manager (Prospects)

Job profile: Exhibition designer (Prospects)


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