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Emcees or Masters of Ceremonies act as the host at an event. Their role is to entertain guests and make sure they enjoy their time. Key responsibilities highlighted on an Emcee resume example are announcing introducing guests and speakers, presenting sponsors, ensuring the transition between sections of the program, and creating an atmosphere of expectation and interest. Employers choose resumes showcasing the following assets: excellent speaking and presentation skills, charisma, an outgoing and spontaneous personality, being able to work under pressure, a well-groomed appearance, sense of humor, and the ability to improvise. No formal education is required for this role.

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Mentor and Emcee

Coordinated and raised over $1550 over four days for the Lunafest Film Festival 2015 and 2016 at Cottey College, increasing attendance by over 75% and exceeding fundraising goals by 60% in both years; all proceeds donated to the local women's shelter, Moss House.

  • Planned, designed and produced over three major events while managing all project delivery elements within given time limits
  • Conducted pre- and post - event evaluations and reported on outcomes to my supervisors, the campus community and respective beneficiaries involved
  • Exhibited excellent time management and interpersonal communication skills with the student body, donors and sponsors, the volunteer team and beneficiaries
  • Executed all event activities including: scheduling food & beverage elements, communicated expectations of volunteers, relayed necessary information to the Director of the Serenbetz and the Center for Women's Leadership, worked closely with internal departments to perform duties as well as outside sponsors
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Event Emcee/ Coordinator / Planner

Host mixed cultural wedding receptions, public school events and charity events in the United States and Hong Kong. Duties include cultural consultation, budgeting, pricing negotiation, team building, logistic, contracting, script and wedding program design.

  • Solely established events budget ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 and succeeded to save clients an average of 20% from the overall cost
  • Directed event rundown at trade shows and cultural expos by serving as the commanding stage manager and emcee, with largest audience reach over 1500
  • Attained professional master of ceremonies training courses to strengthen public speaking skills and leadership development
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
3

Television Emcee and Spokesperson

  • Performed live daily lottery drawings that are broadcast statewide to over 7.3 million homes. Emceed large promotional events with audiences exceeding 20,000 people.
  • Promoted Lottery brand and products at major sporting events and entertainment venues, including Madison Square Garden (NY Knicks and NY Rangers), The Nassau Coliseum (New York Islanders), and various major league and minor league baseball games (The New York Mets and Binghamton Mets).
  • Collaborated with public relations teams in order to facilitate and hosted live press conferences that are televised internationally/nationally/regionally by various media outlets, such as CNN-Headline News.
  • Hosted opening ceremonies for New York's Special Olympics.
  • Researched information, created, wrote, edited, and performed scripts that are televised nationally.
  • Marketed Lottery products via live high-profile radio and television interviews in all major markets in New York State.
  • Provided an amiable and hospitable environment to customers and guests at all Lottery celebration and function.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Business Fundamentals
BA
English
MBA
Business Administration
4

Create Play Connect Emcee/ Assistant Tour Manager

  • Connect with consumers on a personal level by being engaging, energetic and very intuitive to every participant while incorporating unique techniques to keep the crowd involved and leave with a sense of happiness.
  • Set up, executed and tear down of 125x120 footprint. Two interactive areas within footprint with a team of five BA's on each.
  • Maintained effectiveness of all technological needs for sound effects and music by setting up, working with and taking care of the necessary electrical equipment and tools.
  • Completed a daily show list with talking points while creating distinctive ways of connecting with event goers. As an Emcee thinking quick on your toes is imperative, constantly coming up with new ways to improve the previous show which included dancing and crowd participation.
  • Managed, supervised, scheduled and rescheduled BA's as needed.
  • Orchestrated successful sport activities (Hockey, basketball, football, soccer). The Emcee served as a host in engaging participants and onlookers alike with a team of referees and brand ambassadors.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
Academy
5

Social Media Manager & Emcee

  • Host all state pageants as show emcee.
  • Served as national spokesperson for the organization, recruiting program participants throughout Midwest.
  • Managed company's social media accounts and strategy.
  • Increased brand awareness through clear, informative communication, and exemplary customer service.
  • Lead marketing campaigns for National American Miss; the nation's largest youth program for girls 4-18.
  • Designed, wrote, created, and produced new marketing and presentation materials including email blasts.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Broadcast Journalism
MBA
Master of Business Administration
6

Dj/emcee/events Coordinator

  • Analyzed industry trends and compiled market research data to inform planning and strategy
  • Developed partnerships with local businesses to secure third-party promotions
  • Recommended and helped clients select and plan events and services based on their needs
  • Coordinated communication with event staff and clients
  • Informed and educated clients about sales and promotions in a friendly and engaging manner
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
7

PRIMARY LEADER & EMCEE

  • Publicly spoke at student organization meetings consisting of 60 students on a weekly basis
  • Trained students in communication and leadership skills
  • Marketed new ideas that promoted the organization
  • Led biweekly leadership meetings
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AA
Finance
BBA
Finance
8

Event Organizer/ Emcee (part-time)

  • Liaised with local and expat wedding/fashion client's wants, needs and special requests for events.
  • Edited adverts.
  • Introduced the various acts of the evening and shepherded the evening's events along to a successful conclusion.
  • Consolidated with local designers; researched and reported trending events, assisted in the organization of shows.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Emcee

Emceed events for [company name] (Making Strides Against Breast Cancer).

  • Hosted the Thursday lunchtime performances of "Broadway in Bryant Park".
  • Emceed on the floor of a sold-out Madison Square Garden for "Mega-mess-O'Mania" in partnership with WLTW and Nickelodeon.
  • Member of the team that hosted ceremonies for the Olympic Torch relay in 1996, on the skating rink in Rockefeller Plaza featuring celebrities including Bob Costas and then Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
  • Promotional appearances on behalf of clients including Home Depot, BJs, Verizon Wireless, Circuit City, Staples, Build-a-Bear and others.
  • In the chaotic aftermath immediately following the 9/11 terror attacks, wrote, produced and scheduled a pivotal commercial to reassure the public on behalf of client Allstate.
  • At Hudson Valley Transportation Management Center, participated with the team specializing in collecting and disseminating real-time travel and transit information to the media and public for 7 county region in the Greater NY Metropolitan area. Responsible for coordination of services between police agencies, NYS Dept. of Transportation, NYS Police and private contractors.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BA
French
10

Emcee and Sales Associate

Lead Performance Emcee. Execute all announcements, formalities and coordination with venue.

  • Finalize sale, complete and review contract with client.
  • Booked and performed at over 200 events throughout tenure. 82% of all packages sold in final year
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining company social media at events.
  • Represent and creatively market the company at trade shows.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Business Administration

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