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Directors Of Events are responsible for organizing a variety of events for their clients, such as concerts, conferences, fairs, or workshops. Main areas of responsibility listed on a Director Of Events example resume are developing event concepts, managing supplier relationships, allocating resources, being present during the event and solving any issues that may arise, and monitoring team performance. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills in his or her resume: event management expertise, leadership, organization, problem thinking, stamina, decision making, and networking. Event management training is recommended for this position.

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1

Director of Events

  • Designed and crafted marketing via social media, print advertising, and online advertising.
  • Initiated, scheduled, organized, and managed sales goals and team to maintain effective and profitable relations via sales meetings, goal analysis, and communications with clients.
  • Established new sales processes, 2016 and 2017 financial forecast, and custom menus for brand new venue.
  • While under construction and sold over $300,000 in social, corporate, and tournament sales.
  • Planned and produced $500,000 in event within the first six months of operation.
  • Sell, plan, and produce all events, tournaments, and corporate functions.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Hospitality Management
2

Director of Events

Contracted through NFC Amenity Management

  • Director of events for two K. Hovnanian Four Seasons communities located in Northern NJ
  • Developed, marketed and managed projects to promote corporate sales objectives
  • Managed event logistics: advertising, food and beverage, event decor and registration
  • Created budgets by providing estimates, tracking spending and preparing vendor payment
  • Improved client interest through events, garnering it third in the USA in terms of foot traffic
  • Reduced program costs through researching, negotiating and developing preferred relationships with vendors
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Meeting, Conference And Event Management
BA
Communication
MA
Corporate & Organizational Communication
3

Director of Events

  • Director of every aspect of the events and catering division, including but not limited to, venue management, management of more than 25 employees, development of client relationships, maintaining vendor relationships, accounts receivable, marketing & social media, and event & catering sales
  • Increased total sales for the department by over 45%
  • Daily responsibilities include: initial client development, conceptualization of events, event execution, and follow up with client after the event to ensure a stellar product
  • Redesigned catering procedures and coordinated with staff to create a cohesive, cooperative team committed to premium guest service and optimum profitability
  • Launched the offsite catering division in 2010 and created new policies and procedures to increase brand awareness and company profits
  • Coordinated with UF departments, local businesses and other local clients to plan social events, conferences, meetings, retreats, dinners, banquets, brunches, and other events.
  • Coordinated and planned over 1700 events, including over 800 weddings, from initial call to completion and follow up after the event
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
International And Comparative Law
JD
Juris Doctor
4

Senior Director of Events

  • Implement an organization-wide structural redevelopment for the Events department designed to enhance productivity, marketing, member capacity, promote organizational priorities, enrich collaborative cohesion
  • Implemented data-driven evaluations of conference experience, improved conference evaluation metrics by 45% year over year
  • Increased conference attendance by over 60% over two years
  • Lead on organizational strategic goal setting and accountability rubric for all major
  • Serve as the primary event liaison to the organization’s internal department heads, executive leadership team, Board of Directors, member led groups, key stakeholders, and international Amnesty sections
  • Directly supervise an events team of two coordinators and five interns
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Graphic Arts And Advertising Concentration
5

Director of Events

  • Scheduled monthly general body meetings for up to 30 students.
  • Organized weekly sport events and one field trip per semester to strengthen the Hispanic community.
  • Administered the Facebook page and all the communication via email.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BA
Economics
6

Director of Events

  • Manage over 60 events, from conception to completion, per year throughout the state of California, ranging from 30-1200 attendees
  • Improved efficiency of events while increasing overall events by 300% in the last 4 years
  • Develop long term relationships with vendors including negotiating contracts, managing venues along with catering needs
  • Manage pre-event procedures including budgets, site inspections, set-up, reservations, registration, room layout, Audio Visual equipment, BEOs, handouts and marketing materials
  • Maintain marketing records and procedures for each event and implement additional changes to help improve efficiency
  • Provide weekly reports and analysis to management team including upcoming events, budgeting reports, new event requests and post-event analysis
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Director of Events

  • Booked, arranged and executed catered events.
  • Supported kitchen and staffed management teams in event logistics.
  • Oversaw high-profile events.
  • Created proposals, invoices, and payments.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
8

Director of Events

  • Establish department goals, monitored forecasting and annual budgets for a department representing over $70 million in annual revenue.
  • Direct team consisting of 1 Assistant Director, 6 Managers, 2 Coordinators and 3 Administrative Assistants.
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, monitoring performance & coaching management team.
  • Develop Team Member Satisfaction Plan based on feedback improving communication.
  • Lead team through closing phases of hotel including communication, strategic messaging, staffing levels and operations while maintaining high customer satisfaction scores.
  • Executive Committee Member.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Director of Events

Direct marketing, private and promotional events for an internationally recognized restaurant group

  • Create private events and catering program
  • Plan, develop, and execute all marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Control overall company image across all marketing collateral
  • Write and prepare in-house document including contracts, proposals, marketing plans, advertisements, and executive correspondence.
  • Design print media
  • Source vendors and manage vendor contracts
  • Management of nine direct reports
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
Theatre Arts
10

Director of Events

  • Oversee event execution at showcases for independent crafts along the west coast of the United States
  • Collaborate with local businessed to create community engaging events for the promotion of the Local and Lejos brand
  • Maintain records of event financials and conduc post-event evaluations to determine how to improve upon further events
  • Engage customers through storytelling in order to connect buyers to their fair trade products and the global artisans who make them
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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