What does a Wedding Planner do?

Wedding planners assist clients as they prepare for an upcoming wedding. They are called in to either assist with the entire wedding or with wedding-specific activities. They serve as the point person and go-between for the parties getting married and third-party participants, including bakers, florists, or caterers, and closely monitor wedding day activities to ensure everything is running smoothly.

Wedding planners discuss the logistics with their clients and work to negotiate vendor contracts and ensure the wedding day activities run smoothly. They conduct preliminary consultations with clients to discuss available wedding packages, the type of wedding a client desires, and the size and wiggle room of their budget. They arrange meetings for their clients to tour suitable wedding venues and meet with vendors. They negotiate contracts with selected vendors and make payments as required. Some wedding planners ensure stationery items including wedding rehearsal, dinner invitations, wedding programs, and place cards are printed on time and the day of, they look after the client’s wedding gifts and personal property to ensure they are packed away and secured and an assigned vehicle or storage room. Some wedding planners have a bachelor’s degree in hospitality or related fields, and have trained or worked as event planners before specializing in weddings.

What responsibilities are common for Wedding Planner jobs?
  • Support your team to drive results, deliver best-in-class service and educate customers on our loyalty programs.
  • Consistently treat all customers and employees with respect and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Participate in merchandising the store and maintain presentation standards.
  • Continually increase product knowledge to become an expert.
  • Provide exceptional customer service including clienteling via email, phone, and social media correspondence.
  • Build sales to include a full customer experience and meeting key performance indicator goals.
  • Help to maintain a clean, visually appealing, and positive workplace.
  • Process shipments and receive them into inventory and stock room.
What are the typical qualifications for Wedding Planner jobs?
  • Associate's Degree in business or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and product knowledge.
  • Confidence while leading and negotiating.
  • Is a critical and strategic thinker with strict attention to detail.
  • Can deploy a positive attitude at all times.
  • Fluent in inventories and pipelines.
  • A multitasker and problem solver with a positive attitude and good sense of humor.
Work/Life Balance
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Career Opportunity
3.0 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Wedding Planner Salaries near Singapore

Average Base Pay

$3,000 /month
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Wedding Planner Career Path

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Read what Wedding Planner professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Bijou BridalBijou Bridal
Bridal Consultant
31 Jul 2023

“5 job during the week Have some of the best coworkers I’ve ever had and they make the whole day day so enjoyable!”

Sweetheart Bridal & Prom
Bridal Consultant
1 Nov 2022

“The pay was meager at best.”

Bridal Consultant
4 Oct 2021

“Great Insurance options after three months of employment.”

Bridal Consultant
24 Oct 2023

“It was great working for Wed2b, enjoyed styling brides and had great work events!”

Bridal Consultant
27 Sept 2021

“No holidays on zero hour”

Bridal Consultant
11 Oct 2023

“pay could be better”

Belle Saison Bridal
Bridal Consultant
11 May 2023

“It was a home away from home type feel.”

Bridal Consultant
6 Jun 2022

“Training was great, even though it was completely new to me they made it fun and I felt relaxed doing it.”

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