Are you an ideas person? Do you need a job where you can explore your creative potential? If so, the media and event management business are the one for you.
Media means a medium of communication. It may differ from tv, radio, print, freelance writing, publishing, movies, advertisements, online content writing and social media (which is all the rage now). The best thing about this industry is that job opportunities are endless. Events are a part of the day to day life. The event management market is growing by the day.
The press and media relations consulting market is a roller coaster ride in which you’re expected to be on your feet. If you’re creative, take this ride and be rest assured there will not be a dull moment.
Career opportunities in media
Journalism: If you feel that journalism is all about becoming a star news anchor, it’s time you brush up your knowledge of this profession. For those who have a nose for great stories and content, if you’re a go-getter and can meet deadlines (as in this industry stale news doesn’t sell) you can build a lucrative career in this area. The medium, whether print or television will become secondary in case you’ve got a thick skin and the enthusiasm for writing.
Public relations: Are you an extrovert? Do you enjoy writing, public speaking, organizing events? If so then public relations is the one for you. Your role will include handling all manner of communication and public perception about people, organizations and products.
Marketing and promotion: Creativity is the requirement to become part of a promotion or advertising firm. You’ll need to learn the art of convincing people that the product you’re attempting to sell is worthy of the investment. The demand for individuals and corporates to promote the product has resulted in a boom in the promotion and promotion industry.
Career opportunities in event management
Event managers in corporate, hotels: To begin with you can work for brands, corporates and media houses that specialises in event management actions. Hone your skills amidst professionals working in the area. To create an event a success that a huge team is needed to visualize concepts, strategy budgeting and implement the strategy. Learn the art from the finest in the business and start a lucrative career in the area.
Freelancing: once you’ve learned the craft as well as the nuances involved in organising an event, you can elect to work as a freelancer.