Director Of Special Events Resume Samples

Director of special events is accountable for organizing special events on behalf of the company. The job description template for this position emphasizes on various duties such as – coordinating daily activities, developing organizational deadlines, implementing budgets, updating and developing special events strategic programs, preparing outline of every event including timeframe, developing performance reports, executing adjustments as needed, assessing performance, following-up each event, networking with vendors and stakeholders, and getting involved in all aspects of the event.

A well-drafted Director of Special Event Resume mentions qualities like event management expertise, stamina, project management skills, knowledge of marketing techniques related to event management, proficiency in related software, networking skills, a knack of problem-solving and strategic planning abilities. Most of the eligible resumes make a display of a degree in the field of marketing, hospitality management or the related.

Director Of Special Events Resume example

Director of Special Events Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in a prominent company where can utilize organizational, event planning and marketing skills in a creative and challenging environment.

Skills : Event Planning, Marketing Communications, Management.

Description :

    1. Organized all aspects of fundraising events such as galas, cocktails parties, annual golf outings.
    2. Managed events with budgets totaling, Oversee fundraising golf events on multiple courses with over participants.
    3. Collected bids and negotiate budgets for vendor services including, but not limited to, venues, catering, entertainment, photographers, AV companies.
    4. Chaired committee meetings and work closely with event committees and volunteers to ensure the success of the event.
    5. Reached out to sponsors, soliciting vendors for auction and raffle prizes, community outreach, and more.
    6. Pieced includes as save the date, invitations, journals, newspaper ads, blasts, and social media promotions.
    7. Secured local and national sponsors for fundraising events.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Graphic Design


Director of Special Events I Resume

Objective : Coordinate special events for clients or organizations. No matter where they work, these directors are responsible for all details related to event planning, such as negotiating with vendors.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Banner, Raiser's Edge.

Description :

    1. Raised funds through major events to support the annual operating budget and tuition assistance program.
    2. Hired two months prior to the largest gala/auction event of the year and oversaw details with attendees, silent auction items.
    3. Researched and secured keynote speakers, committees made up of engaged parents and volunteers for annual auction and tuition assistance luncheon.
    4. Coordinated with the communications department to compose and edit thank you letters, committee correspondence, invitations.
    5. Tracked event donor contacts and actions in Raiser's Edge database and utilized Greater Giving software for auction items and attendees.
    6. Managed all logistics of school fundraising events and oversaw the work of Special Events Assistant.
    7. Worked with a graphic designer to conceptualize event marketing campaigns.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Director of Special Events II Resume

Headline : Senior executive experienced in the development and execution of complex business and marketing strategies driving bottom line sales results. Expertise in integrating multi-unit, regional and national marketing programs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Media, Propriety Software.

Description :

    1. Oversaw the events department in addition to all marketing and sponsorship activities.
    2. Created the world's largest stair climb at the Center, which exceeded revenue goals.
    3. Supervised and managed internal staff and volunteers. Charge of coordinating and analyzing special events for the public.
    4. Oversaw the department budget while reducing costs, securing in-kind donations, and generating corporate marketing support.
    5. Increased the revenue of several events by more than while significantly reducing expenses.
    6. Obtained media sponsorship advertising, the highest amount achieved for the organization.
    7. Organized and set up fraternity formal, brotherhood retreat, and other major large events.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A

Director of Special Events/Analyst Resume

Headline : To use project management, communication and public relations skills to build teams and connect deeply with clients to develop, manage and deliver superior products and experiences.

Skills : Communication Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Volunteered manager and event representative, and managed media credentials.
    2. Wrote and disseminated media releases, kits, produced and edited newsletter and calendar of events, scheduled press conferences.
    3. Sold and fulfilled corporate, advertising, and hospitality sponsorships.
    4. Researched, analyzed, and designed demographic and sales collateral for marketing purposes.
    5. Provided a high level of service to all vendors while creating, building, and maintaining relationships with sponsors and community partners.
    6. Recruited and managed twelve committee chairs and was ultimately responsible for the management of over volunteers.
    7. Supervised tournament staff, interns, and managed downtown and tournament office.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Jr. Director of Special Events Resume

Objective : Accomplished sales and event professional with in-depth experience in marketing, meetings and conferences. Skillful at driving sales through market segment organization, vendor partnerships.

Skills : Risk Assessment, Network And System Security.

Description :

    1. Coordinated the university's four largest events and exceeded expectations by reaching the highest attendance of over attendees.
    2. Organized twelve diverse events of philanthropic, community, and academic events that promote awareness of and seek solutions.
    3. Arranged and supervised various committees with over students.
    4. Negotiated vendor contracts with various private agencies that concentrated on service, range, and objectives.
    5. Regularly communicated with university administration and LMU Board of Trustees.
    6. Preserved in-depth project plans including detailed Excel workbooks with updated task lists, contact lists deadlines, and budgets.
    7. Headed weekly conference calls addressing logistical and organizing with individuals from multiple divisions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters Of Arts

Director of Special Events Resume

Objective : To utilize organizational skills and attention to details with a company whose mission and values are similar to mine.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Planned and executed all aspects of assigned events. Executed events on a less than 12% expense ratio.
    2. Ensured all event planning fell within established budgets.
    3. Recruited, trained, and mentored volunteer committee members, delegating work assignments.
    4. Developed ticket sales and marketing strategies designed to meet fundraising goals.
    5. Identified potential sponsors and built successful relationships that led to new contributions.
    6. Conducted all concept development, promotion, marketing, sponsorship sales, organization, and operational management of many grassroots.
    7. Supervised Long's Drugs Challenge "vendor village" trade show booth operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Public Affairs

Director of Special Events/Technician Resume

Headline : Meticulous and highly performing Special Events Director with a strong background in event planning, coordination and administration. Portfolio available upon request.

Skills : Communication Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Increased the total amount of participants in the MSABC Walk, and making sponsorship benefits more desirable.
    2. Modified the sponsorship menu and flagship sponsorship agreement contract by creating more sponsorship levels.
    3. Recruited the Income Development Coordinator and eleven specialized freelance walk recruiters.
    4. Supervise the Income Development Coordinator's daily tasks and responsibilities.
    5. Led the Queens Regional staff to successful team recruitment and fundraising.
    6. Implemented a strong team mentality and a collaborative environment.
    7. Ran weekly staff meetings and recruitment training.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Director of Special Events/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Interested in a career in business administration, event/meeting planning, and/or working for an organization that promotes the fine arts.

Skills : Technical Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Planned and coordinated all events for the Office of Advancement and the Chancellor's Office.
    2. Acted as an event and marketing consultant for various departments on campus.
    3. Created budgets and settlements for each event and strive to finish under budget to improve our bottom line.
    4. Organized committees and groups of volunteers and oversee their tasks.
    5. Wrote marketing plans for events and design all event-related marketing materials.
    6. Worked with In-House Catering to create diverse menus while staying budget-conscious.
    7. Designed campus marketing materials such as magazine ads and brochures using Adobe Creative Suite.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Director of Special Events Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Director Of Special Events with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment.

Skills : Communication Skills, Self-Motivated.

Description :

    1. Managed the "Special Events" department, with annual revenue sales.
    2. Prepared client proposals in a timely fashion to ensure high customer service.
    3. Produced financial information including special event P&Ls for each event.
    4. Worked with vendors and clients to determine/negotiate contractual agreements.
    5. Managed the daily activities and performance of the Special Events and Entertainment staff.
    6. Liaisoned with all departmental leaders to coordinate event details, to ensure high-quality customer service.
    7. Coordinated logistics with multiple campus departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Director of Special Events Resume

Headline : To obtain a position in public relations and/or event planning, where can utilize event planning and media relations expertise. Ability Summary 7 years of experience in public relations.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Assisted with organizing the Walk to Cure Arthritis by recruiting team members and volunteers, in-kind donations, and logistics.
    2. Assisted in creating a timeline for the day of the event and wrote the script for the emcee.
    3. Promoted the event Woman of the Year Gala acted as lead on the event.
    4. Worked with chairs, honoree, and committee to create an event.
    5. Distributed corporate letters, invitations. Assisted with the national office to create a program.
    6. Wrote script and created a program for the evening of the event.
    7. Developed, managed, and executed events for maximum profit Spirit of Charity Gala-achieved above-budgeted goal. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
CSL

Director of Special Events Resume

Objective : To obtain a position where can maximize skills, program development and training experience with professionalism and integrity.

Skills : Technical Skills, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Planned, developed, and executed all special events for La Casa de Esperanza.
    2. Coordinated and supervised approximately volunteers for these events.
    3. Created marketing plans, event budgets, and timelines.
    4. Identified opportunities to improve budgetary and timeline efficiencies.
    5. Negotiated with vendors and entertainment for services rendered.
    6. Developed and Implemented fundraising event strategies.
    7. Maintained database accuracy and event registration process.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Leadership Program