Event Assistant Interview Preparation Guide
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Event Assistant Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience in Event Coordinator. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

28 Event Coordinator Questions and Answers:

1 :: What are the important characteristics of an efficient event coordinator?

To organize events, a coordinator must be organized, have no time management problems, and be detail oriented. In addition, communication must be on a high level, since events require cooperation and rapport with many different types of people.

2 :: Do you have experience working as an employee or a freelancer?

This is a flexible issue. Some coordinators work alternately, depending on the opportunity. Others prefer to be either freelance or corporate workers. Companies naturally prefer someone with experience as an employee. On the other hand, there are many clients who require a highly capable freelancer.

3 :: What are the main typical responsibilities of event coordinator?

An event coordinator is pretty much responsible for all major and minor aspects of the event. S/he is responsible for understanding client requirements, translating the same into an event plan, negotiating with vendors to attain prices that fall within budget and ensuring the event is managed tactfully, each chunk being completed timely.

4 :: What are the working challenges as an event coordinator?

Tight deadlines and a multitude of simultaneous tasks is a typical challenge. The job requires efficiency in many different areas. Flexibility and quick thinking are required to be able to adapt to changing requirements, last minute changes, mistakes, etc.

5 :: Tell me what is your training as an event coordinator?

Training may include higher education and/or on-the-job training from past jobs. In public relations, hospitality services, marketing, business communication, etc. are highly valued, especially by business companies.

6 :: What is your greatest strength?

My biggest strength is creativity. My supporting strengths include team work, communication and negotiation.

7 :: What is your greatest weakness?

My greatest weakness is perhaps that I am a perfectionist and never settle for anything less than perfection.

8 :: Tell me what technical expertise do you offer?

I offer exceptional command over Visio, MS Office, SAP and EBMS.

9 :: When you feel your boss was wrong and how did you handle the same?

I am of the opinion that boss is always right. Once it happened that a client demanded a very unusual interior and my boss rejected it twice. I then convinced the boss to allow me to regard the client preferences, which he ultimately approved, and the customer was very happy with the design. I believe talking about things always helps.

10 :: How you ensure your efficiency while working as an events coordinator?

I believe that I possess the time management skills and the ability to ensure detail orientation which is the key to efficiency.