#EventCareers: 50% of brand experience professionals looking for new job

Half of brand experience professionals are looking for a new job in 2015, according to Event's #EventCareers Report.

#EventCareers: 50% of experiential professionals looking for new job in 2015
#EventCareers: 50% of experiential professionals looking for new job in 2015

Event anonymously surveyed more than 250 corporate and agency event and brand experience professionals covering a range of roles, from junior assistants to senior management.

Exactly 50% of those surveyed said they are looking for a new job this year.

Money (46%) and a ‘new challenge’ (45%) were the two most commonly cited reasons for job-hunting, and 7% blamed long hours.

Pay rises

The survey also revealed that 41% did not receive a pay rise in 2014. While 26% received less than a 2% pay rise and 16% received a 2-5% change. A lucky 10% saw their salaries rise between 5% and 10%.

Further results and industry comment are to follow this month as part of our #EventCareers Report.

Keep up to date with our latest careers, education and workplace news via our dedicated hashtag, #EventCareers.

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Cool brand offices: Spotify

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