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Event Planners manage shows, trades, expos, conferences, business meetings, parties, weddings and other types of events from conception to completion and evaluation. Based on our collection of sample resumes, common work activities for Event Planners are creating budgets, meeting with clients to discuss requirements, hiring service providers, ensuring safety, contacting speakers and organizing venue facilities. Skills like organization, negotiation, creativity, and time management are common experience on Event Planner resumes. Education requirements include a degree in hospitality management, business, or marketing.

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1

Leasing Consultant/event Planner

Planned and conducted resident events (i.e. Brunches, Yappy Hour, and Wine Tastings) every month to maintain resident retention while staying in/under budget.

  • Winner of the Company's 100% Top Shop in 2014
  • Assisted Property Manager by preparing the Monthly Market Survey each month in a timely manner
  • Prepared lease paperwork and presented to Property Manager before 72 hour deadline
  • Created an interest in community on the phone and in person through effective presentation skills.
  • Scanned and logged packages
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
2

Event Planner

Handled client relations through initiating catering sales, preparing customized proposals, facilitating the booking of 2 Dine 4's services and executing events as the event manager on site.

  • Built relationships with event clients through excellent customer service and execution of flawless events,
  • Promoted to lead wedding planner in second year based on $300,000 in sales and proven ability and enthusiasm in the special events field.
  • Planned and organized details from invitations to get away vehicle for weddings with budgets from $25,000 -
  • Designed timelines, layouts and production schedules to streamline events and increase efficiency.
  • Responded to inquiries, coordinated tours, facilitated bookings of two private venues from 32 to 900 guests.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
3

Event Planner & Fundraiser

Raised $22,000 exceeding previous fundraising by 100% with a results driven strategy

  • Wrote and Produced "All About Cats Rescue" short film increasing the organization's visibility
  • Developed "[company name]2015" calendar that provided sponsorship benefits and increased fundraising
  • Secured over $12,000 of in-kind vendor donations for the annual fundraising gala
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Journalism
4

Founder, Event Planner

Conducted and coordinated multiple social and corporate events/parties, including catering management and facilities, with budgets in $15,000 and higher ranges

  • Created promotional campaign with achieved a high response rate
  • Negotiated profitable partnerships and alliances with vendors.
  • Administered contracts and agreements for events and facilities.
  • Achieved number one search engine result in our niche through SEO campaign
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Computer Information Systems
5

Event Planner

Lead event planner for major Festival events, including expanding organization's internship program.

  • Grew Tulip Time 5/10K Run by 40% in one year, achieving record-breaking participation of over 3,000.
  • Increased social media interactions by 4,500 unique individuals over nine months for multiple platforms.
  • Effectively manage budgets for eight different events, grossing $80,000.
  • Negotiate outside service contracts for transportation, entertainment, and sponsors.
  • Developed communication and marketing plans for new/existing events.
  • Act as lead customer service representative in the areas of ticketing, tourism, and sales.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Planning
6

Executive Assistant/event Planner

Co-facilitated events for clients including script writing, close-out reports, entertainment, swag and on-site coordination

  • Reconciled multiple business accounts using Quickbooks software
  • Co-created and implemented Employee Training for airport employees
  • Managed the distribution of 401K disbursements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art, English And Psychology
Baking And Pastry Arts
7

Business Co-owner, Event Planner

Co-owned and operated a business that provided services to clients as an Event Planner, [company name], and Massage Therapist.

  • Coordinated details of events such as baby showers, bridal showers, surprise parties, and hip hop shows
  • Calculated budgets and ensured they were adhered to by all parties involved
  • Booked talent, including models, hip hop artists, and disc jockeys and hired staff to help manage the event, including bouncers and security personnel
  • Prepared and served all selected food
  • Visited venues to plan layout of seating and decorations, negotiated price and secured event space
  • Coordinated and monitored event timelines and ensured ALL deadlines were met
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Liberal Arts
8

Interculturalist, Project Coordinator/organizer, Editor/writer, Event Planner & Photographer

  • Implemented administrative procedures and marketing strategies for businesses and individual clients
  • Established, designed and landscaped Non-profit and Homeowner projects ranging from 2 days to 12 months
  • Photographed events for clients, began building photography portfolio
  • Edited book drafts for published author
  • Conducted funding research for OPB photography TV show
  • Managed residential property and reduced costs for alter-abled elder for 5 years
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Philosophy
MA
Intercultural Relations
9

Vice President, Conference Event Planner

Lead a staff of three and execute close to 50 nationwide conferences ranging in size from 100 to 3,000+ attendees over multiple days in different cities.

  • Responsible for planning and executing high visibility conferences and events: including venue selection, contract negotiation, budgeting, food and beverage, and room block management.
  • Revamped sponsorship model which increased revenue over 300% in the first two years.
  • Cut historically paid attrition fees to zero by revising cancelation policies with hotels.
  • Streamlined and maintained accurate budgets for all events.
  • Provided oversight and team leadership for junior planners and volunteer event staff.
  • Managed flawless onsite execution of events.
  • Introduced live streaming events as a way to increase registration revenue.
  • Coordinated with and managed large sponsored events featuring A-list talent.
  • Conducted full post event evaluations to include metrics, lessons learned and future recommendations for improvement.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Co-founder/ Event Planner-organizer

Responsible for assigning tasks and planning/organizing weekly meetings for staff members on regards to what we need to improve in the upcoming week and briefings on upcoming events.

  • Solely responsible for the planning and execution of all our events as well as maintaining our event calendar.
  • Assigned responsibilities to our staff members, in regards to promotions, DJ selection, sound system set up, decorations, being very receptive and engaged with our clients, making the event an overall success a top priority
  • Involved in vendor selections, Hotel negotiations, as well as on site management
  • Responsible for any mishaps going on in the event so I'm very observant and monitor all aspects to ensure we are abiding by all applicable regulations
  • Consulted with customers to identify their objectives for every event and provide them with detailed information on our views and how we can achieve their goals.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
International Affairs
BA
International Affairs

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