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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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31

Event Planner, Manager

Book various events such as weddings, sweet 16s, bride and bridal showers and other catered events on site or offsite as needed

  • Manage inventory levels and place orders as needed based on affairs held during the week and outgoing orders, particularly around the holidays
  • Inquire from competitors of different suppliers of prices and quality of products offered to ensure current suppliers provide the best product at the best price to effectively contain cost without compromising quality of products used
  • In-charge of preparing weekly staff work schedules and assigning them to specific affairs based on their level of experience and complexity
  • Held staff meetings and in-charge of hiring and terminating employees
  • Market the Company's various event packages by updating the Company's website and other social networks to successfully increase sales
  • Meet with prospective clients with appointments and on a walk-in basis
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Economics
32

Event Planner/coordinator

Consulted With And Maintained Communication With Potential Clients. Arranged Deliveries And Pick-ups For 3rd Party Vendors. Managed 3rd Party Vendors And Staff During The Entire Process Of The Event (Flowers, Caterers, Wait staff Etc.). Maintained And Supervised All Aspects Of A Commercial Kitchen And Staff. Delegated Tasks To Team Members That Were Suited For Their Special Skills.

  • Recommended Wedding Themes To Clients.
  • Planned Tasting Sessions With Caterers.
  • Inspect Reception Area Prior To Ceremony, Ensuring Setup Is As Planned.
  • Ensured That Guests Are Handed Giveaways Right After The Wedding.
  • Provided Clients With Information On The Execution Of Desired Wedding Event Within The Allocated Budget.
  • Managed The Planning And Execution Of Corporate Events, Including Meetings, Seminars, And Fundraisers.
  • Managed Event Team, Including Photographers, Caterers, And Transportation Services.
  • Planned And Organized All Practical Aspects Of Events.
  • Delegated Tasks To Respective Individuals In Accordance With Their Skills And Strengths.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Business Management Entrepreneur / Small Business Owner
33

Marketing Event Planner

Responsible for coordination and execution of the company wide meetings, including the annual global sales meeting. Researched venue's and made recommendations to senior management. Responsible for all details of the event including, budgeting, F&B and AV requirements and group activities.

  • Scheduled, organized and planned logistics for domestic & global marketing events (trade shows, seminars).
  • Coordinated, scheduled and tracked equipment used for company-wide events including instruments and accessories, marketing graphic panels, booths, tradeshow props and giveaways. Worked with the shipping and foreign trade department to insure proper international paperwork was completed.
  • Worked with Top Level Managers during budgeting process to plan upcoming events based on previous attendance, costs, and sales goals. Updated marketing budgets versus actual costs.
  • Maintained communication between Sales and Marketing from the inception to completion of shows, including leads, show results and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Worked with Senior Management to ensure proper levels of inventory, including ordering all new equipment and processing sales orders for demo equipment. Conducted monthly and yearly inventory reconciliation, inventory reports and audits for TSI worldwide.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
34

Event Planner

Obtains first hand professional experience working side by side with the Owner/Head Planner

  • Manages all marketing including social media marketing accounts and the company blog page on a daily basis in accordance with brand guidelines to successfully engage target market
  • Effectively maintains client relationships throughout pre and post event operations to ensure a successful event execution that
  • Maintains a close working relationship with all professional vendors
  • Attends and executes all on-site events
  • Works with budgets and tight numbers
  • Researches and implements strategies for growth and development on a consistent basis
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
35

Social Media Coordinator | Event Planner

Handled logistical details for a number of speaking engagements and community events

  • Facilitate and/or Co-facilitate one of the client support groups listed under the contract
  • Provide potential clients Media Packets representing the Agency
  • Handled Art Direction in Graphic Designs needed for special projects
  • Establish formal linkages with other community-based program
  • Handled internal and external travel arrangements
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Marketing & Finance
36

Catering Manager/event Planner

  • Conducted meetings with a multitude of clients to plan and coordinate pharmaceutical sales banquets, wedding receptions, various parties, and small business meetings
  • Created BEO's utilizing Delphi Event Planning software
  • Participated in daily meetings with other sales team members to strategize approaches for up-selling clients
  • Hosted food and wine samplings in the hotel restaurant for many couples and their families to create a specialized menu
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
English / Writing / Organizational Communication
37

Event Planner

Serve as main point of contact to all involved in the campus recruiting process regarding on-campus company presentations, receptions, final round events and summer internship orientation.

  • Manage campus event planning end to end for all off site on-campus events and on-site final rounds and orientations.
  • Design, plan and execute all events on-site and remotely with 30 to 500 attendees.
  • Utilize EMS to input all event details and track expenses.
  • Partner closely with Campus Recruiters and University Relations representatives to understand calendar and coordinate event logistics (site selections, budgeting, catering, audio/visual, transportation and hotel blocks).
  • Manage and ship all marketing and advertising kits and giveaways for career fairs, on-campus presentations, final rounds and orientations.
  • Partner with BCD (meeting management firm) to finalize contract details, catering, sleeping rooms, travel and any other LOB needs.
  • Create and distribute interview grids, minute to minute, candidate and interviewer orientation schedules and check-in rosters for final rounds and intern orientation.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business Administration
38

Office Manager/ Executive Assistant/ Event Planner

Managed luxurious flower shop, design studio and event planning services. Overlooking a staff of 8. Handled up to 15 events each week. Averaged two big events or weddings a day.

  • Handled all daily paperwork and administrative duties. Data entry, invoices, estimates, account receivables, filtered reports all processed through Quickbooks. Spreadsheets, office forms and documents using Word and Excel.
  • Acted as HR, creating employee files and documents, in charge of all HR related issues including the interviewing, hiring and firing, all recommendations, suspensions and write ups, including tax prep, budgets and processing payroll through Quickbooks.
  • Assisted the owner in all events, weddings, parties, bridal shows and meetings. This included the setups and take downs of all product and material. Coordinating with vendors and clients and handling all customer related issues. Scheduling and overlooking all events.
  • Responsible for managing department inventory, in-stock position, pricing integrity, merchandising, labor, and other operational processes to company standards.
  • Plan, order, and process floral items, product and materials according to work plan and standards to maximize sales and gross profit. Ensuring all new department associates receive proper training and supervision and will ensure correct ordering, receiving, unloading, storage, and rotation of merchandise and building of displays.
  • Provided and displayed exceptional customer service skills with a truly unique environment that fosters genuine camaraderie and a heartfelt sense of belonging, bringing in an average of 20 leads a month based upon referrals.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
39

Event Planner

Owner and operator responsible for negotiating and managing contracts with sub-contractors and vendors for small and large events. Principal designer and stylist for the overall theme and execution of events and functions within assigned
budget.

  • Hands-on experience in coordinating events for private and corporate clients.
  • Selection of event space according to the event requirements and budgets.
  • Provide specifications for different décor and communicate with suppliers to ensure prompt delivery.
  • Meet with clients to understand event requirements and develop schedules accordingly.
  • Highly skilled in working cross-functionally.
  • Successfully developed on-the-spot contingency plans during adverse weather conditions.
  • Coordinated an large scale elegant event within budget of $10K for over 400 attendees.
  • Developed inventory of event equipment and décor to reduce costs of rental budgets for clients.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Political Science
40

Lead Event Planner

Coordinates year round corporate events to boost employee morale, which includes: Holiday Events, Tailgate Events, Appreciation Luncheons, Festivals, Founders Day & Just Because

  • Set up the decor for each event with assistance from Event Representatives
  • Coordinates events based on current year Financial Budget
  • Runs quarterly reports for accuracy on number of employees, for each department and number of Event Representatives who chair events
  • Coordinates bi-weekly & monthly meetings to meet with Event Representatives for the planning of upcoming events
  • Cascades upcoming event communications to various distribution lists and department heads, 2 weeks in advanced
  • Makes executive decisions when needed, while remaining cool, calm and collect when the pressure is on, to ensure an event is a success
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration

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