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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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Assistant Event Planner

Managed all aspects of events including design, catering, music, lighting and setup

  • Acquired quotes and recommendations of various service vendors
  • Owned client contact and resolved any issues
  • Ensured events ran smoothly over the course of the day
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
22

Event Planner

  • Planned, organized and marketed [company name]'s events
  • Maintained and consistently updated social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook)
  • Worked with [company name] members to support and achieve programming goals
  • Facilitated event logistics, quality control and reporting
  • Drafted event proposals
  • Wrote and edited website and event postings
  • Recruited and coordinated events volunteers
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Educational Leadership
Creative Enterprise Ownership
23

Innkeeper/manager/event Planner

Managed the daily operations of the Inn

  • Designed and managed website to effectively promote and market the Inn and special events
  • Created, planned, and prepared Gourmet meals
  • Successfully worked with vendors and ensured best rates by skillfully negotiating with suppliers, and entertainers.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
24

Event Planner

Working as an independent Event Planner, that specializes in Weddings, in highly competitive industry

  • Provides clientele with start to finish planning, and "Day of" coordination
  • Managed all sales and records, including some tax records
  • Researched new products to offer knowledgeable advice to potential clientele
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Wedding Planner
25

Marketing / Event Planner Assistant

  • Supported the Director of Marketing and Special Events with the preparation of events by preparing invitations, gift bags, information packets, verifying the guests lists, etc.
  • Served as a point of contact for all involved in the organization and its events including: Board of Directors, BBA members, Community members, entertainment, volunteers, and venues
  • Improved and organized the President and Executive Director’s filing system as well as updated the member database containing over 1,000 members
  • Compiled all e-newsletters, member updates, and spotlights, as well as proof-read all promotional materials by the Director before they were sent to press
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BBA
Marketing
26

Metro Manager / Event Planner

Display unsurpassed expertise to effectively assist clients in the entire strategic planning process. Develop innovative programming, which serve as the driving force behind effective brand launches and successful brand repositioning. Spearhead and mentor a staff of fifteen locally based employees and administer an annual promotional budget of $500K to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.

  • Played a vital role in the successful execution of 15 events annually by coordinating with television and musical talents' agents along with managers.
  • Recognized as a liaison for a multi-billion dollar international client tasked to develop promotional priorities and strategies.
  • Obtained the "MVP" award in 2012 and "Market of the Year" in 2011 for demonstrating high degree of personal commitment, dedication, and exemplary performance.
  • 3 time winner of the "Metro Manager of the Month" award for outstanding leadership and overall performance of a Metro Manager.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Communication
27

Event Planner

Monitored event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that occurred

  • Assisted in setting up activities and food concessions for children's parties
  • Conferred with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details
  • Inspected event facilities to ensure that they conform to customer requirements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Theater Studies
28

Event Planner/ Administrative Assistant

Direct the planning and execution of corporate events (fundraising events, meetings)

  • Served as primary point of contact for all vendors
  • Answer telephones and promptly and courteously assist clients and employees throughout the school.
  • Perform filing, data management, drafting and editing short office memos.
  • Organized space to facilitate creative play and other activities safely.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
29

Event Planner

Planned and erected commercial displays to entice and appeal to customers.

  • Selected themes, lighting, colors, and props to be used.
  • Selected themes, lighting, colors, and props to be used.
  • Installed booths, exhibits, displays, carpets, and drapes, as guided by floor plan of building and specifications.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
30

Event Planner

Meet with clients to determine their event details and needs

  • Conduct outside site surveys that require measuring and computing space available and then evaluate and recommend solutions such as tents and seating to client
  • Prepare and present proposals for clients review
  • Follow process from sale through the event's conclusion, ensuring clients satisfaction and high standards are provided
  • Provide internal cost/profit analysis at conclusion of event
  • Utilize company resources in the pursuit, production and attainment of new clients and revenue opportunities. Proactively expand and maintain existing accounts -Identify and manage new client prospects
  • Coordinate activities with managers and operations department
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Sports / Entertainment / Event Management

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