Conference Director Resume Samples

As a Conference Director, the person will ensure that the conference or event or meeting is carried out smoothly. The job description entails effectively managing the staff, and resources of the center to bring out a successful conference delivery. A well-written Conference Director Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – communicating with the management team, and planning work schedules, dealing with customer complaints, comments and inquiries; managing budgets and financial plans, supervising maintenance, supplies, and equipment; negotiating with external service providers and suppliers, and carrying out daily troubleshooting and addressing problems.

To ensure success in this field, the Directors need the following skills – the ability to apply current legal and in-house HR procedures to get the work done, networking and negotiation skills; knowledge of health and safety compliance, and other licensing laws and legal regulations; knowledge of sales and marketing, business and commercial awareness, and budgeting skills. Although any degree holder gains entry into this field, chances are better for those having qualifications in events management, marketing, travel/tourism; and hospitality management.

Conference Director Resume example

Conference Director Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and detail-oriented Meeting and Event Manager with 12 years of full service experience in the domestic and international conference industry. Articulate communicator that excels in site selection, contract negotiations, budget management, logistics, tradeshows and registration. Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) skilled in operations and personnel management.

Skills : Word, Excel, QuickBooks Quark Xpress Adobe Software - Photoshop And Acrobat Website Programs-Godaddy And Regonline Online Tools: Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Skype And Survey Monkey.

Description :

    1. Specialized in event project management including site selection, timelines, logistics, budget management, request for proposals (RFP) and vendor relationships.
    2. Experted in contract negotiations and contract writing including legal terminology.
    3. Skilled in hotel and convention center resume writing and banquet event orders (BEO) including comprehensive knowledge of audio visual technology, room sets, and banquet menus.
    4. Effectively supervised Meeting Planners during the full meeting process (pre, on-site, post) exercising strong staff management and project leadership skills.
    5. Contributed to the strategic planning process and assist in identifying event objectives.
    6. Managed exhibit tradeshows including design, booth set-up, prospectus and financial services.
    7. Proficient in meeting industry terminology and the planning process from conception to closure, including pre/post reports and accounting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science


Conference Director Resume

Headline : Successful Conference Director with experience in managing volunteers including recruiting, training, scheduling and data analysis. Experience with various types of volunteers. An experienced event manager for large and small events.

Skills : Event Planning, Event Management, Volunteer Management, Community Outreach, Social Networking, Organizational , Training, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Experienced in managing volunteers including recruiting, training, scheduling, and data analysis.
    2. Experienced with various types of volunteers.
    3. Short and long-term, adults and students, event and general.
    4. Created, sent, and analyzed results of a volunteer evaluation Event presenter volunteers.
    5. Present Served as a volunteer at the annual ISTE conference of over 20,000+ attendees.
    6. Developed and oversaw a $500,000 budget.
    7. Assisted Summer Conference Housing Director with preparing contracts, room assignments, and entering information into a database system for Summer Conference Operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In English


Conference Director Resume

Headline : Seeking a Conference Director profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Training Skills, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Promoted the concept of hosting the conference to the two Seattle calligraphy guilds, four Washington guilds, and hundreds of Western Washington calligraphers.
    2. Got the support and assistance of all.
    3. Developed the plan with stakeholders.
    4. Worked the plan with chairpersons, vendors and volunteers.
    5. Directed 20 committee chairpersons.
    6. Oversaw 49 instructors, 550 international participants, plus weeklong and 2-day vendors.
    7. Featured Seattle tourist and calligraphic attractions on mid-week outing, spouses', and pre & posts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Project Management

Conference Director Resume

Summary : Diverse Conference with over 20 years' experience managing business and consumer events, conferences, and trade shows including PL responsibility, strategic planning, conference development, marketing, and sales management with a demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Customer Service, Cashiering, Restaurant Management Inventory, Food preparation and safety, Microsoft Office, Social Media, Salesforce, Infusionsoft.com, Photography, CPR.

Description :

    1. Advocacy Partnership Promoting Affordable Mixed-Income Communities in the Atlanta Region.
    2. Responsible for planning and implementing the Homebuyer Education Program's monthly workshops.
    3. Worked included synthesizing, analyzing and reporting all training data.
    4. Served as a liaison in partnerships with the Enterprise Foundation, the Community Development Institute, Neighborhood Reinvestment Training Institute; Spellman College, Clark Atlanta University, and Morris Brown College.
    5. Selected Projects: Proposal development, managed budgets.
    6. Contracted negotiation.
    7. Managed on-site and off-site travel/hotel logistics for CDI participants, facilitators, and keynote speakers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Conference Director Resume

Headline : Conference Director Experience Appointed to head the ordination board of Kingdom Fellowship of Interdependent Ministries. Responsible for authoring ordination candidate has written and oral exams, facilitating those exams and deciding recommendation from the ordination board Appointed President of Christian Education, Kingdom Fellowship of Interdependent Ministries, Inc.

Skills : Mac OS X, PC, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed all conference operations including recruitment of faculty, development of educational programs, development of marketing material, post-conference faculty evaluation, and coordination of security personnel.
    2. Developed a recruiting plan that doubled conference faculty in only six months.
    3. Increased conference revenue by 46% during the first year.
    4. Designed and implemented a conference survey program that enabled more accurate faculty evaluations.
    5. Results of second-year surveys showed a 60% decrease in negative responses.
    6. Led the development of the company's first web-based registration, increasing attendance by 40%.
    7. Increased media exposure through the organization of off-site product demonstrations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology

Conference Director Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Conference Director professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Creative SKills, Planning Skills, Supervising Skills. 

Description :

    1. Planned and managed 9 conferences around.
    2. Researched and booked venues, hotel accommodations, and transportation for all events.
    3. Managed $160K budget, PO's, and merchandise table transactions.
    4. Created schedules and ROS for day-of events as well as travel itineraries for 10 people.
    5. Experienced in Managed a 300-bed summer residence hall with a staff of five.
    6. Supervised all community and political staff and general building operations.
    7. Experienced in customer service within a detail-oriented environment. Previous experience with Housing/Summer Conference Housing preferred.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Conference Director Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Conference Director professional with over 10 years experience in areas such as advertising sales, technology marketing, event planning, elementary education, project management, and customer service. Analytical, strategic planner with a global perspective. The excellent team leader is known for improving efficiency and establishing priorities to ensure the successful implementation of projects.

Skills : Microsoft Office, A/V/L System Design, AutoCAD, Live A/V/L Operation.

Description :

    1. Created and implemented project timeline and budget.
    2. Facilitated all project-related meetings and held team members accountable for deadlines.
    3. Recruited and coordinated a team of fifty volunteers.
    4. Created conference schedule including brand new Pre-Conference seminar, three keynote speakers, sixty-five general break-out sessions, and three meals.
    5. Implemented data-driven content planning for Real Ideas Conference Reallocated funds to directly benefit conference attendees Established continuing education for participants using a custom online platform.
    6. Coordinated all administrative aspects of the annual international seminar of over 2,000 attendees promoting trade and economic development in the Caribbean and Central America.
    7. Supervised conference staff of eight Managed hotel negotiations, catering contracts, registration and billing procedures, exposition arrangements, and hiring of temporary personnel Coordinated security and travel arrangements for visiting heads of state and U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Conference Director Resume

Headline : Hardworking, organized, Conference Director professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Research, Event Planning, Volunteer management, Recruitment, Onboarding, Fundraising, CRM, Customer Relationship Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing the annual conferences for both companies.
    2. Started with researching and proposing event locations after conducting site inspections, budget summary, comparing negotiated hotel contracts and concessions offered.
    3. Negotiated keynote speaker contracts and selling sponsorship packages.
    4. Handled all customer relations with registering attendees.
    5. Worked closely with marketing, finance, and other departmental teams as needed.
    6. Managed all onsite functions.
    7. Served as Sales Manager and Conference Service Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Conference Director Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, self-sufficient, professional individual with outstanding customer service skills, using various tools to resolve any customers issues with out of the box thinking, to provide the customer and the company with exceptional service.

Skills : Community Outreach, Project Management, Social Media, Diversity Inclusion, Critical Thinking, Word/Excel, Video Editing.

Description :

    1. Responded to sales inquiries from potential clients and customers seeking sleeping rooms, meeting space, food and beverage services, etc.
    2. Actively pursued new accounts Determine rates, prepare proposals, conduct site visits, negotiate contracts, service accounts Prepare banquet event orders, coordinate with the appropriate areas in the hotel, and resolve any issues, complaints, and/or problems to ensure quality product delivery and customer satisfaction.
    3. Responsible for completing billing for organizing.
    4. Managed the participant database and mailing lists.
    5. Interviewed community residents to access their training needs and identified training opportunities.
    6. Provided support and guidance to customers through the contract process, including but not limited to, on-site building tours, email communications, and phone conversations.
    7. Communicated to conferences to ensure needs are met, if the Conference Director is not available.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Master of Arts

    Conference Director Resume

    Objective : Driven development and event management professional with experience building global partnerships, improving client experiences, execution excellence, engaging stakeholders, project/program management, and managing high performing global teams for international organizations. Proven ability to take ownership of assigned tasks as well as recognize opportunities to provide additional value through special projects or process improvements.

    Skills : Meeting Planning, Event Planning, Sharepoint, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, LMS, Project Management, Executive Support.

    Description :

      1. Communicated with the Conference Leads to ensure building readiness for each conference and assist leads with any prep or ending stages for conferences.
      2. Assisted Conference Assistants with Iris Front Desk for conference changes, check-ins, or outs, Assist in other projects in the department as needed and other duties as identified for the Summer Conference Operations.
      3. Assisted in the timely delivery of marketing efforts.
      4. Assisted with the event registration process, ensuring a high quality of customer service (Maintaining and updating the online registration system) and attendee communication, providing the best customer service.
      5. Printed & mailed house coordination and communication.
      6. Liaisoned with Director for all onsite necessities.
      7. Traveled coordination.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      GED