Are you planning to become a wedding planner? Or as some people call it, a wedding coordinator or a wedding consultant or a bridal consultant? You could not have made a better choice if you enjoy detailing, organizing and creating events. There could not be a more rewarding and fun job than a wedding coordinator job.
With more than 2.5 million weddings taking place every year there are more opportunities of becoming wedding coordinators than ever before. Whenever someone gets married they need someone – a wedding planner to take care of everything. It is not possible in today is world for the bride and groom or for their families alone to handle and manage such an event. They need professional help to oversee everything so that everything moves without a glitch on the wedding day. And that wedding planner could easily be you.
Why Be a Wedding Coordinator?
If you are still thinking why you should be a wedding coordinator; then just think again. You get to enjoy the very event you are organizing. It is a great opportunity to be able to showcase your own creativity in a new way every time. Planning a wedding can be a challenge every time and if you love challenges then being able to tackle them is always of course satisfying. And you get to be your own boss too, no need to nod your head to someone else is words.
Plan a Wedding and get paid.
Though you can go for various certificate-courses in order to learn the reins of wedding planning but it is not a must for wedding coordinators to have any kind of certificates. You need to of course have the creative flair within you. There are a few details that you have to take care of:
a) Learning to prepare a time-line schedule for the wedding.
b) Learning to create a step by step list of all the varied tasks that you would need to perform while planning a wedding. Remember this list can vary from wedding to wedding.
c) Developing PR with reputable wedding vendors example – Caterers, florists, wedding photographers etc.
d) Learning how to negotiate contracts.
Once you have understood all the nuances involving the process of wedding planning you are all set to plan a wedding and get paid handsomely!