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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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11

Trainer & Training Event Planner

Planned and managed diverse training events for 40+ multi-specialty medical practices

  • Presented onsite, internal and remote training on management, scheduling, registration, clinical, e-prescribing and practice management modules
  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with physicians and staff to build repeat business
  • Served as liaison between client and internal team to facilitate client enhancements
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Management
BS
Sales And Meeting Management
12

Event Planner/caterer

Typed billing documents, shipping labels, credit memorandums, and credit forms, using typewriters and computer

  • Requested and recorded customer orders, and computed bills using cash registers, multi-counting machines, and pencil and paper.
  • Cleaned and organized eating and service areas.
  • Supervised 6 employees, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts, determined salaries.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Medical Assistant
13

Company Event Planner

Determined the purpose, message, or impression that the sponsoring organization wanted to communicate.

  • Assisted the meeting planner in choosing speakers, entertainment, and content for the program.
  • Searched for prospective meeting sites.
  • Issued requests for proposed sites - document included meeting dates and needs for the meeting or convention, including meeting and exhibit space, lodging, food and beverages, telecommunications, audio-visual requirements, transportation, and any other necessities.
  • Arranged support services, coordinated needs with the facility, prepared the site staff for the meeting, and set up all technical aspects needed for the meeting or convention.
  • Registered attendees and issued name badges, coordinated lodging reservations, and arranged transportation.
  • Responsible for all meeting aspects from beginning to end.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AA
Business And Communication
14

Assistant Event Planner/receptionist

Coordinated small, medium to large size events in: concept ideation, assisting with proposals, working with clients, vendors, budgets, schedules, floor plans and assisting on-site at events.

  • Reviewed, prioritized and created email communications
  • Booked talent including speakers, musicians, bands and disc jockeys
  • Coordinated and monitored event timelines and ensured completion within agreed upon deadlines.
  • Answered and responded to incoming inquires and forwarded to appropriate personnel.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Broadcast Journalism
15

Event Planner

Responsible for growing and maintaining event planning business for store #1412.

  • Daily interaction with public to ensure customer satisfaction with their Publix experience and product.
  • Maintained event database and generated weekly and monthly reports for corporate office.
  • Assisted customers and the store in planning various activities and events, including, but not limited to community fairs, wedding cake design and execution, children's parties and receptions.
  • Daily interaction with upper level management and assisting them with special projects.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Education
16

Administrative Assistant and Event Planner

Assisted the President and Vice President as well as the Executive Managers, and their staff.

  • Accountable for calendar management and travel arrangements, both international and domestic, for executive staff.
  • Compiled and reconciled expense reports, ordered and managed all office supplies, generated monthly/yearly reports to executives.
  • Performed accounting functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable
  • Organized training classes for the Technical Service Department, as well as for service technicians of other service companies. Responsible for posting payments, travel, meals, class itineraries.
  • Managed special projects relating to equipment rollouts.
  • Organized events for vendors, customers, and employees: Maintained liaison with caterers and managers, ensured availability of audio visual equipment, negotiated cost, planned meals,
  • Coordinated International and domestic travel for out of town service providers; managed international visas, managed training classes for out of town Service Providers
  • Assisted contractors with dispatched logistics deliveries
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
17

Lead Event Planner/designer

Coordinated with vendors to successfully plan manage and deploy events

  • Created personalized itineraries and collected meeting selections
  • Arranged all aspects of event participation including transportation, special requirements and agenda updates
  • Provided assistance to clients in the main areas of design, coordinating with vendors, writing vows, décor and ideas for a perfect event
  • Hosted table at local bridal events, showing products and planning options to potential clients
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Journalism
18

Event Planner

Developed and implemented event proposals and contracts

  • Directed site tours, recommend event space and room setup
  • Negotiated and booked event space and sleeping rooms
  • Generated and communicated with staff through banquet event orders
  • Managed and oversaw banquet staff
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Event Management
19

Freelance Event Planner

  • Planned, designed and executed all facets of social events such as Weddings, Birthday parties, Sweet Sixteen’s, Baby showers, Bridal showers, and Glam Spa parties.
  • Partnered closely with clients to understand aspirations, formulate vision, and create event design plans.
  • Sourced all event elements, such as venue, catering, décor, from inception through completion.
  • Negotiated with caterers, florist, entertainment, photographers, musicians, and suppliers to stay within client’s budgeted parameters.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Fashion Marketing And Management
20

Event Planner/owner

  • Planned and executed tailor made events for individual and corporate clients
  • Ensured availability of all material and manpower availability for all events in progress
  • Advised clients on setup options
  • Provided clients with estimates on cost of events
  • Created and executed marketing campaigns for client building
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
GED
GED
C
Legal Secretary

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