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Events Planners are in charge for producing events from the concept stage to post-event evaluation. Essential responsibilities highlighted on an Events Planner resume sample are consulting with clients, performing market research, negotiating with suppliers, liaising with stakeholders, securing guests, adhering to safety standards, promoting the event, and handling unexpected issues. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume assets such as time management, multitasking, problem-solving orientation, networking, and communication skills. Education requirements include a degree in event management or public relations.

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House Manager/events Planner

Managed, coordinated, oversaw and budgeted house events for the President's Residence at [company name], hosting approximately 9,000 visitors annually. Worked closely with trustees, visiting lecturers and dignitaries, academic departments, special events, student activities as well as catering and household staff to carry out flawless events. Supervised and trained household and catering staff, coordinated with Facilities team for events of up to 1000 guests.

  • Coordinated and managed dignitary events hosting Hillary Clinton, George W. Bush Sr., and Neil Armstrong utilizing knowledge of protocol, appropriate code of behavior and secret service procedures.
  • Planned and organized tented receptions for over 1000 attendees, holiday parties and galas for 500 and themed luncheons for 8 -150 attendees.
  • Instituted and managed inventory of all china, silverware decorations and in-house catering equipment
  • Negotiated all vendor contracts, collaborated with in-house chefs, caterers and set-up staff to design layout, themes, color, lighting, A/V and menus.
  • Served as in-house florist for special events, designed centerpieces for large functions, including black tie dinners and other occasions, saving the university $27,000 annually.
  • Provide special assistance to the President and his family, problem-solving on Gifford House related issues.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration
Leadership
2

Senior Meetings and Events Planner

Developed, led and managed complex corporate events and marketing projects including event plans, direct mail, marketing information, brand collateral, advertising production and support, sales tracking and management.

  • Increased brand equity and event awareness by partnering with media contacts in the creation and implementation of local marketing and advertising campaigns.
  • Coordinated all internal activities in participation of the American Heart Association's Greater Washington Heart Walk event, leading the company to be the top fundraiser in 2007 and 2008, raising over […]
  • Provided mentorship, guidance and training to 3 junior event professionals.
  • Trained and supervised up to 50 staff and volunteers during a single event.
  • Continuously exceeded company's expectations, ranked among the top 10% employees in performance evaluations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
3

Corporate Events Planner

Leveraged strong working relationships with senior managers and internal clients to plan and execute high profile corporate events.

  • Managed corporate sports marketing, tickets and suites in Philadelphia and ensured tickets were used for appropriate client and prospect entertainment adhering to the company's corporate policies and high standards.
  • Selected to cover an additional (New York) region for sports marketing and event planning while New York position was vacant.
  • Post-merger, worked with over 20 various vendors and local sports arenas to ensure proper usage of new unified brand, as well as integration of all event collateral pieces.
  • Spearheaded creation of new Women's Initiatives Network (WIN) chapter in Philadelphia.
  • Planned [company name] Jazz event under budget by 17%, while still maintaining a high level of client satisfaction and increasing new business.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Communication
4

Senior Events Planner

Spearheaded and delivered strategy and content for 15+ annual global, executive, customer, investor and employee events, conferences and trade shows including the Global Gaming Expo exhibit (requiring a 130' x 220' double deck booth), as well as regional and ancillary events.

  • Held sole responsibility for venue selection, content, program design, and all negotiations associated with IGT user conferences, Customer Advisory Board conferences, sales and leadership conferences, as well as the analyst and investor program.
  • Designed and implemented best practices and KPI metrics to ensure program execution was carried out as designed.
  • Streamlined and conducted pre-event meetings and staff training which maximized productivity of the event planning process and increased customer satisfaction by 32%.
  • Recognized by the executive team for the successful development and deployment of events and programs.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Business Management
5

Events Planner

  • Recruited, developed and managed volunteer leaders to plan and implement the Walks in Omaha, NE, Fremont, NE, Council Bluffs, IA and Harlan, IA.
  • Worked collaboratively with walk chairs to ensure full mission experience for volunteers, walkers, and sponsors on and leading up to Walk Day.
  • Implemented and executed plan to recruit, retain, and motivate participants (individual walkers and team captains) to increase walk revenue.
  • Increased and cultivated relationships in Nebraska and Iowa in association with all special events resulting in increased revenue by over 40% and volunteer base by over 75%.
  • Defined clear and timely goals, objectives, and expectations to strategic volunteers and provided support, technical expertise, and resources when needed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mass Communications
MA
Theatre
MA
Theatre
6

Events Planner

Events management for the organization's professional development conferences including the Institute for Staff Development (attendance 1,500-2,000) and the Leadership Summit (attendance 400-600). Assisted with the fundraising events.

  • Initiated the first sustainable conference to the organization and its members.
  • Created and implemented a speaker strategy for the organization's major conferences.
  • Co-created with the Communication Department a communications strategy for the organization's various events.
  • Developed the association's conference budgets. Saved over $320,000 by negotiating new contract terms.
  • Responsible for sourcing event venues, food and beverage, sold exhibit space and contracting with vendors.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Real Estate License
Languages
7

Events Planner/field Supervisor

Reviewed sponsorship kit files ensure information accuracy provided by applicants

  • Evaluated and approved sponsorship grants based on criteria set by the company
  • Supervised 6 field employees and trained new recruits on daily tasks and individual duties
  • Produced documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Computer Science
8

Special Events Planner

  • Collaborated with CEO and led the transition effort to develop a franchise company by laying out the framework and defining the company strategies
  • Designed and coordinated "EdG" seasonal and special camps for over 250+ Students in Plano and Irving
  • Constructed and implemented office policies and Parent/Student handbooks for Plano and Irving location
  • Produced new enrollment forms and marketing materials for 10+ programs
  • Assisted in all aspects of event coordination including planning, designing, advertising, funding, and sponsorship for semi- annual staff meet and greets, open house, family night out, multicultural night, and customer Appreciation Day
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
BA
Applied Arts And Science; Marketing And Management
9

Executive Assistant/events Planner

Responsible for daily sales operations, recruiting, and inventory control.

  • Supervised Sales force of 30 employees and training them to improve customer service skills.
  • Planned and coordinated sales meeting and conventions
  • Managed the Finance Department, directly involved in forecasting, planning, and developing annual operating plan (AOP).
  • Coordinate and liaison with five other branches.
  • Negotiate most effective contracts terms with finance companies.
  • Maintain company assets, successfully negotiate with suppliers of services to generate substantial savings to company.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
Business Administration
10

Marketing Manager & Events Planner (independent Contractor)

Responsible for the marketing and promotion of International Retail Design Conference and Boutique Design events, including speaker liaison and venue research.

  • Researched, coordinated, and executed all print, Web, email blasts, landing pages and direct marketing materials, as well as ongoing website updates.
  • Served as primary liaison for all event speakers, sponsors and Advisory Board Members, generating contractual agreements, as well as research and coordination of travel arrangements.
  • Conducted venue research for multiple events including contract negotiations and budget review, plus menu, photographer and entertainment selections.
  • Responsible for the compilation, production supervision, and proofing of event marketing materials and show directories.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English & Psychology (double Major)
Management Skills For Women

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