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Event Directors take care of every aspect of event production, from conception to evaluation. Typical resume samples for Event Directors list work activities like discussing requirements with clients; handling budgets; assisting speakers, ensuring compliance with health, safety and legal regulations; hiring service providers; preparing materials and promoting the event. Essential qualifications for this job are organization, leadership, attention to details, excellent communication and negotiation abilities and time management. Most candidates hold a degree in business, marketing, or hotel management.

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Food and Beverage Manager, Event Director

Direction and management of all aspects of the Club's functions, dining room, bar, private/corporate dinner parties, banquets, special events and golf outings.

  • Recruited, trained and supervised kitchen, service, banquet and bar staff.
  • Refreshed and Created new menus for functions, dining room, banquets, and special events
  • Facilitated and directly involved in all culinary activities, banquets, special events, Golf outings ( up to 300 attendees)
  • Wrote and implemented budgets within the food and beverage department.
  • Created new event packages and changed menu prices in banquets to actualize increased profitability by 15%
  • Restructured Kitchen hours, rate of pay and hiring practices which decreased payroll by 20% annually as well as increasing quality and consistency
  • Restructured and Implemented efficient and effective inventory controls
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Event Director

Responsible for executing 4 annual events for C-level executives, including venue research, contract negotiation, food and beverage selection, audiovisual, signage, entertainment, décor, transportation, delegate registration, speaker
communications, and sponsorship program fulfillment
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  • Managed day to day activities of one marketing/event coordinator
  • Managed the execution of all marketing activities including design of event registration website, e-mail campaigns, social media
  • Created customized PPT sponsorship proposals and executed all components of sponsorship packages
  • Coordinated groups presence at industry trade shows to build brand reputation and lead generation
  • Orchestrated the production of all marketing materials, program communications, presenter and sponsor information packets
  • Responsible for driving event attendance, and creating experiences conducive to achieving the event goals
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

Private Event Director

Solicited and negotiated private event food and beverage sales, exceeding $2 million in 2014.

  • Established policies and pricing structures to maximize revenue; increasing annual profit.
  • Organized club events to maximize club utility and revenue, including arranging profitable tournaments and private event packages in coordination with peak and non-peak times.
  • Coordinated food and beverage, set-up, entertainment, and decorations with clients.
  • Communicated details crucial to event success with department heads and staff, including the Director of Golf, Head Pros and Director of Operations.
  • Maintained a prospect inventory and tracking system to maintain existing contacts and develop new clients.
Candidate Info
53
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
AAS
Psychology
AS
Supervision
4

Event Director

  • Systematized health fairs, marketing events, and in-house marketing strategies to increase clientele and patient base.
  • Negotiated contracts with Fortune 500 companies to hold quarterly employee wellness fairs within their offices.
  • Monitored all business expenses, tracked budgets, reconciled invoices for CEO.
  • Developed monthly newsletter for all members of the organization.
  • Achieved exceptional customer experiences with a 95% clientele return rate the following year.
  • Trained staff on effectively producing educational lectures/fairs, products, and all in office duties.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
5

Event Director

Ensured all marketing and promotion of the facility was at industry standards to increase sales.

  • Coordinated vendors and clients for each event while maintaining great client relationships.
  • Designed and ordered marketing materials.
  • Promoted business through tradeshows, cold calls, networking, follow up meetings and open houses.
  • During the duration of time at [company name], sales were increased 100%.
  • Invited potential clients into event space to tour the facility and close sale
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Computer Information Systems
Business Management, Business Finance
6

Event Director

Coordinated the logistics for 12 Performing Arts shows

  • Organized and planned summer/winter events for 18,000 people
  • Assisted with School Day Performances and Youth theatre for children of all ages
  • Arranged and helped with membership drives, organized membership intake, and assembled communication to members of The Arts Partnership
  • Worked with a variety of venues and businesses to receive in-kind sponsorships
  • Performed daily box office responsibilities
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Event Director

Gave weekly presentations to audience sizes from 50 to 100 covering company guidelines and procedures

  • Designed scenarios and simulations for training and entertainment of clients
  • Gathered customer feedback and implemented improvements on a weekly basis
  • Maintained customer loyalty by building strong customer relationships with 200 plus customer contacts
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business / Psychology, Economics
MBA
Finance
8

Assistant Event Director Intern

Devised marketing strategies and tactics, promoting tournaments in 25+ major cities nationally

  • Prepared equipment and constructed each tournaments layout, maintaining equipment integrity throughout season
  • Registered teams, assigned courts, verified bracket results, and responded to all emergencies
  • Authored tournament scripts, making promotional announcements for sponsors and vendors
  • Analyzed event outcomes during weekly conference calls with home office
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Entertainment & Sports Promotion
MS
Sports Management
9

Event Director/producer

Manage and produce events for multiple clients

  • Manage and produce conventions, conferences, catered functions, festivals, and educational
  • Served as Interim Executive Officer and provided Association Management services for non- profit association
  • Coordinated and managed event logistics including venue selection, staging, catering and production elements.
  • Provide creative treatment & technical direction to events.
  • Oversaw fund development for multiple clients to exceed cumulative goal of $1.2 million
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Outdoor Leadership
10

Event Director

  • Part of a student-run campaign that conceived of and implemented
  • Planned and implemented the event “Once Upon a Night on the Town”
  • Creatively constructed and disseminated business letters that resulted
  • Conducted research and produced material for the Uniquely Yours campaign
  • Held table-sits in Free Speech Plaza and spoke to classes at LSU
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Mass Communication

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