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Special Event Managers work for a variety of organizations such as retail stores, hotels, or conference centers. Essential responsibilities listed on a Special Event Manager resume are identifying event opportunities, consulting with clients, developing event proposals, managing budgets, identifying special guests, promoting the event, clearing the venue, and assessing event impact. Based on our collection of resume samples for this position, the most sought-after skills in a Special Event Manager are organization, attention to details, project management experience, budgeting, flexibility, time management, and stamina. Eligible candidates hold a degree and are trained in marketing, business, hospitality, or event management.

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Assistant Special Event Manager

  • Coordinated special events for home related businesses including celebrity personal appearances, interior design seminars, cooking demonstrations, crystal and silver engravings, and fashion shows.
  • Communicated and provided event requirements to sixteen regional event managers throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, and Texas.
  • Partnered with buyers and vendors planning seasonal event programs.
  • Worked closely with Press Relations Department to secure media coverage for events.
  • Partnered with local and national beneficiaries to raise resources for communities touched by [company name].
  • Secured sponsorships with magazines, home related vendors, and network television programs to enhance events and alleviate costs.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts & Sciences
BA
Speech Communication
12

Special Event Manager, Development

  • Managed signature fundraising events and raised $60,000 and $80,000 respectively by leveraging key relationships with volunteers, city leaders, vendors and corporations to drive collaboration and revenue growth.
  • Oversaw all aspects of day-to-day operations including sales, marketing, event coordination, staffing, quality and financial control, client satisfaction, facilities management and tactical planning for two locations with an annual budget of approximately […]
  • Managed Facebook and Twitter accounts, created and distributed promotional collateral, managed website, researched competitors, and contacted local news and radio stations to improve exposure and drive awareness.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Business & Management
13

Special Event Manager

  • Recruited and managed volunteer committees and teams in four inaugural, citywide Relay For Life events
  • Secured corporate sponsorship, donations, and logistic needs for event sites
  • Collaborated with local educators, health professionals, community groups, and businesses to deliver cancer awareness programs and promote fundraising
  • Systematized direct donations and annual drive funds with Income Development team
  • Inaugural, smaller community events brought in approximately $85,000
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MS
Social Work (msw)
14

Special Event Manager

Primary responsibility of planning and executing fundraising and educational events

  • Conceptualized new and exciting outreach programs for donor base expansion
  • Worked with honorees, lay leaders and dignitaries for various fundraising events
  • Organized budgets and handled all AP/AR for events and programs
  • Coordinated logistics, publicity, advertising and collateral material design, production and distribution
  • Created invitations, basic event marketing, tribute journals, and 'thank you' letters
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Finance
15

Marketing Assistant and Special Event Manager

Recruited by company's associate publisher to help establish company's first PR & Events Department. Planned, organized and orchestrated fashion shows, presentations and other media events.

  • Skillfully planned and produced all aspects of the magazine's fashion shows and events, including model selection, event planning, and show choreography. Introducing the magazine in NYC Fashion week.
  • Played key-role in national re-launch, including developing integrated on-and offline marketing and PR campaign.
  • Editorial for web and social media, parallel communication between U.S and Russian print editors. Interviewed industry professionals for content on web and magazine.
  • Assisted Marketing Director in establishing joint ventures and partnerships, developing new and existing core-customers. Researched and wrote articles for website blog and magazine column, and developed company's first website contest along with the Associate Publisher with outstanding results.
  • Qualified to create articles proposals, letters, emails and presentation with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Strong organizational skills with superior attention to detail, proactive and confident
  • Ability to manage several projects at one time in an organized and highly effective manner.
  • Solid ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and unique eye for design and execution.
  • Written and oral fluency in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, and fast learner, with SEO, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver knowledge.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Mass Communication
16

Special Event Manager

  • Responsible for all special projects assigned by the President of the company. Planned, directed and coordinated activities with multiple vendors from company awards program to trade show participation, including set up to break down.
  • Ensured that goals and tasks were accomplished in accordance with outlined priorities, schedule demands and funding.
  • Assisted in analyzing operational methodologies in order to realize better utilization of resources.
  • Served as company representative at business organization events and meetings such as Prince Georges Chamber of Commerce and the Minority Small Business Association. Coordinated company participation in numerous community service events.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
17

Special Event Manager and Bartender

Coordinated various events including small weddings, rehearsal dinners, private dinners and holiday parties.

  • Managed banquet set-up including floor plan, table scape and decorative arrangements.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff and wait staff to ensure timely preparation and presentation of food.
  • Used Photoshop to design promotional materials for social media and in house flyers.
  • Licensed bartender through ServSafe National Restaurant Association (ID NO. 8772588)
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
18

Daily Event Manager and Special Event Manager

  • Organized and trained teams to set up and take down of multiple event spaces daily for a range of meetings, committees, and presentations
  • Set up and troubleshoot audio/visual lighting and electrical equipment
  • OSHA Certified on fork lift, man lift and fall restraint devices
  • Assisted in the production of a multiple day music festival involving two outdoor stages, sound equipment, and lighting
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Photography / Fine Arts
19

Special Event Manager

Worked with brides, corporate clients, and other customers on designing their parties and incorporating their rental needs

  • Managed trade shows and showroom design
  • Assisted with financial activities including invoices, inventory, new purchase items, and monthly budget meetings
  • Tracked billing information and distributed invoices to customers
  • Organized several large scale corporate events with corporate consultants
  • Corresponded with local and international media via email and telephone
  • Prepared and distributed trade promotional materials
  • Provided support for company website including design, copy, and first response to e-mails
  • Prepared office mailings, both in house and through mail house
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Consumer Affairs
20

Special Event Manager

  • Created and wrote event proposals including menu, décor and budget.
  • Coordinated event logistics including: party rentals, staff, menu and décor.
  • Managed client and company relations and budgets.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Elementary Education
MA
Teaching
Art

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