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Meeting Planner Salary
in Houston, Texas

$38,926 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$903

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meeting Planner is $38,926 a year and $19 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Meeting Planner is between $29,463 and $46,768. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Meeting Planner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Coordinates development of plan that describes how advertising time and space will be used to support client's marketing objectives: Confers with clients to review their marketing objectives to reach customers through use of communications media, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television.
  • Discusses information with client, including customer buying preferences or services to be advertised, demographic information on customers, and advertising budget.
  • Coordinates development of media plan with MEDIA BUYER (business ser.) 162.117-034 and other in-house staff, including research, account services, and creative departments.
  • Determines necessary types of information to include in media plan which describes how selected advertising media will meet client's needs.
  • Reviews, with staff, goal of media plan to find and describe media audiences that possess characteristics similar to target consumer groups.
  • Develops media plan, including media budget, selection of communication media, time frame for running ads, identification of consumers for product or service, and identification of demographic characteristics of consumers, such as age, sex, income, and geographical location.
  • Reviews statistical data and research reports on consumers, different geographical markets, sales, and product competitors.
  • Determines whether more than one type of medium is desirable in media plan.
  • Determines which media type within given periods of time will be used to expose targeted consumers to advertising message, according to research and knowledge gained from past experience.
  • Ensures that critical factors are described in media plan.
  • Ensures that words, color, audio, and visual of advertising message compliment media selection.
  • Presents media plan to client and responds to questions and modifications desired by client.
  • Negotiates agreement on media plan items, such as target audience, type of media to be used, and final advertising budget.
  • Sends approved media plan to media buying department with specifications, such as what media are to be purchased, time frame of advertising campaign, and budget.
  • Monitors implementation of buying plan.
  • Modifies media plan when changes will result in better opportunity to achieve marketing goals.
  • Ensures that purchased time and space are delivered as agreed.
  • Monitors advertising budget.
  • Audits reports of media activities, such as number of spots, and gross rating points.
  • Meets with media representatives and attends trade shows.
  • Reads communication industry and national news publications to maintain awareness of current promotions, changes in technology, and issues of public interest. |May perform duties of MEDIA BUYER (business ser.) 162.117-034 in small establishments.
Meeting Planner Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Job family population: 102,420

Estimated population of Meeting Planner jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,126
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Meeting Planner Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Event Planning Manager
Jul 12
Houston, TX, USA
Hyatt
This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include: administering the Sales agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage and A/V needs, managing room ...
Upstream Planner Lead - Deepwater Projects
Jul 3
Houston, TX, USA
Clover Global Solutions, LP
We are seeking a Planner Lead for a long term contract assignment in Houston, TX. Ideal candidates ... Proficient organizational ability and commitment to meeting deadlines, strong communication and ...
DMC Event Sales Manager
Jun 10
us
iDesignMeetings, A Global DMC Partner
... of planning, reporting, forecasting, sales and service. The ideal candidate will possess the ... meeting industry. You know this is a fast-paced position, so you are a fast learner who will ...
Event Producer
May 29
us
A Fare Extraordinaire Inc
Meets or exceeds outlined personal sales goal by planning on average 75 - 100 annual events. Job ... TeamAttends weekly internal meetings with all departmentsAttends industry networking ...
Conference Center Coordinator
Jul 9
Houston, TX, USA
Sentoria Staffing Solutions LLC
Budget planning as needed * Build and maintain positive relationships with client and team members * Customer service - maintain excellent customer service at all times * Share knowledge with the ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meeting Planner is $38,926 a year and $19 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Meeting Planner is between $29,463 and $46,768. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Meeting Planner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Meeting Planner Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Event Planning Manager
Jul 12
Houston, TX, USA
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This position acts as the liaison between Meeting Planners and the hotel staff. Responsibilities include: administering the Sales agreement, detailing all Food, Beverage and A/V needs, managing room ...
Upstream Planner Lead - Deepwater Projects
Jul 3
Houston, TX, USA
Clover Global Solutions, LP
We are seeking a Planner Lead for a long term contract assignment in Houston, TX. Ideal candidates ... Proficient organizational ability and commitment to meeting deadlines, strong communication and ...
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