Event Director Resume Samples

Event directors direct and oversee the planning activities of events, special events and meetings of an organization. The essential duties listed in the Event Director Resume include – coordinating amenities and accommodations; supervising and approving all tasks including staff and site selection, food transport, audio/video equipment selection and DJ’s; preparing and negotiating budget, sourcing suppliers and vendors, coordinating all operations, leading promotional activities, monitoring budget, and reporting to top management.

A successful event director is the one who is able to focus on skills such as – event management expertise, knowledge of marketing technique pertaining to event management, social media awareness, a very good negotiation and networking skills, supervisory and delegation skills, project management skills and a deep knowledge of hospitality and PR. Most of the employers prefer to hire candidates who have a Master’s degree in the field of marketing, hospitality management, PR or the related.

Event Director Resume example

Event Director Resume

Summary : Extensive experience leading others and getting results. Delivering solid, quality work has been the norm throughout the career; I achieved high praise and accolades on each and every project took on.

Skills : Writing, Management, Reliability, Problem Solving, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Perform venue searches for large scale corporate functions.
    2. Inspect facilities, cultivate contacts, and ensure availability of required resources.
    3. Regular teleconferences with clients to relay progress and assess evolving needs.
    4. Compile project schedules to ensure orderly and efficient execution of tasks.
    5. Establish relationships with clients and service providers to refine and improve future events.
    6. Attend events to provide on-site assistance and real-time event management.
    7. Responsible for coordinating sales by establishing markets, goals & advertising techniques.
    8. Coordinate with Sales to ensure profitable bookings.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Assistant Event Director Resume

Summary : Seeking to secure long term meaningful employment and become an asset to the employer while utilizing strong leadership skills and approachable character.

Skills : Event Planning, Event Management, Event Coordination.

Description :

    1. Schedule all client meetings, site visits, and events.
    2. Responsible for greeting clients and providing them with an extensive tour of the premise.
    3. Provide clients with detailed information on the space, answer any questions, and provide creative suggestions for the event at hand.
    4. Responsible for creating and providing clients with event contracts, keeping track of payments, and providing clients with any event coordination assistance.
    5. Responsible for remaining on-site during the entirety of the event to be sure that everything runs smoothly and clients have ultimate satisfaction.
    6. Coordinate a weekend-long sporting-clay competition and fun shoot with catering for over 1,000 attendees and participants.
    7.  Management of event services including budgets, marketing materials, brand management, and design.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA


Event Director I Resume

Objective : Certified administrative professional committed to quality performance, cognitive thinking, and management of organizational goals. Detail-oriented with extensive experience supporting senior executives in all corporate environments.

Skills : Event Management, MS Office, Customer Service, Client Management.

Description :

    1. Supervises and directs all events and activities for three properties.
    2. Manages a 240,000 square ft expo that includes three exhibit halls that host large exhibition and trade shows.
    3. Serves as the liaison between all constituents including, but not limited to, internal and external clients, department supervisors and corporate stakeholders.
    4. Ensures successful events by coordinating the logistics with a team comprised of operations, security, parking, administration, sales, and finance.
    5. Showcases smaller event spaces to prospective clients for special events, wedding receptions, birthday parties, and meetings.
    6. Schedules and maintains all event calendars on Event Management System (EMS) and administers prospective client walkthroughs.
    7. Initiates pre-meetings with current clients to ensure proper execution of their events and created an evaluation tool to gather post-event information.
    8. Coordinates large church conferences, gospel concerts, and stage plays with external promoters and major artists.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Event Director III Resume

Objective : An experienced professional & an expert in enhancing business value and leading strategic market research in the pursuit of venture capital initiatives and highly effective mergers and acquisitions.

Skills : Event Management, Event Planning, Event Marketing, Customer Service, Customer Relations, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Ticketmaster, Hospitality, Branding, Coordination, Volunteer Management, Staff Management, Staff Training, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed all aspects of event planning from concept development to post-event evaluation.
    2. Collaborated with university officials and administration to provide optimal patron satisfaction.
    3. Developed a dynamic marketing campaign to adapt to changing clientele and market trends.
    4. Analyzed budgetary needs, equipment rentals, merchandise, marketing strategies, and event layout.
    5. Managed personnel for all event-related functions.
    6. Established the firm groundwork for the student-led production to continue via Campus Recreation.
    7. Coordinated all details of events (weddings, baby/bridal showers, galas, fundraisers, etc).
    8. Coordinated and monitored event timelines to ensure deadlines were met.
    9. Hired staff and vendors to manage and work the events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Event Director-General Resume

Headline : Motivated, professional with 7 years of track record in the field as an Event Director. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Event Planning, Event Management, Event Coordination.

Description :

    1. Coordinate and manage the Board of Directors meetings, travel, meals, transportation, and all meeting logistics.
    2. Liaison with facilities, and hotel conference center properties for all meeting space and special functions with contract negotiation skills.
    3. Coordinate and manage the database for all active and inactive participants (over 10,000 members).
    4. Responsible f/or all site inspections, submitting all RFP's, negotiating contracts, and room blocks both domestically and internationally.
    5. Coordinate all materials used at conferences: educational material used for training purposes- including booklets, packets, and audiovisual materials used during sessions.
    6. Coordinate registration, speaker arrangements (travel, hotel, and payment).
    7. Coordinate all meetings, planning, rooming lists, meals, seating, audiovisual, transportation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Event Director II Resume

Summary : Motivated, charismatic young professional Experienced in learning and utilizing a new technology. Comfortable interacting with customers, management, and various teams in a professional manner with an ability to effectively disseminate information.

Skills : Total Party Planner, Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Description :

    1. Dedicate to enhance the lives of orthopedic patients by financially supporting research, education, and advancements in technology while promoting.
    2. Oversee all aspects of green event management for a series of running and bike races of various distances from a 5K to full marathon.
    3. Coordinate with city officials, park board, police and EMS to ensure the safety of all participants through crisis management planning, proper permits, and traffic plans.
    4. Develop logistics plans, coordinate timelines, and create production schedules for events ranging from 3,000 to 18,000 participants.
    5. Creating diagrams using mapping software, PowerPoint, etc.
    6. Supervise/Manage staff, interns and volunteers, administrative duties, mentorship, reviews, incentives, and provide support.
    7. Manage warehouse logistics, shipping and receiving, garbage/recycling efforts and additional facility responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Main Event Director Resume

Summary : Certified professional committed to quality performance, cognitive thinking, and management of organizational goals. Detail-oriented with extensive experience supporting senior executives in all corporate environments.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Initiated and implemented new proactive event platforms which resulted in a 42% growth in sales over the previous year.
    2. Created and sustained productive relationships and negotiated contracts with event-related clients, vendors, and companies.
    3. Supervised and coordinated event activities and administrative staff schedules.
    4. Collaborated with event staff to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality service.
    5. Provided coaching, mentoring, and consultation to employees to enhance productivity and staff development.
    6. Consistently received positive feedback from clientele on performance reviews.
    7. Enhanced company reputation by promoting company-wide initiatives to improve overall customer satisfaction.
    8. Managed the CEO's complex and frequently changing travel arrangements and coordinated the pre-planning of trips.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED

Event Director-Producer Resume

Summary : 10 years of combined increasing responsibility and talents, with a successful track record of completing projects and events on time and within budget. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Management, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Event Planning, Event Coordination, Event Planning.

Description :

    1. Manage operational and production aspects of venue entertainment.
    2. Promote and produce events with budgets exceeding $500,000.
    3. Effectively and efficiently plan, coordinate, and promote arena size (up to 16,000 capacity) concerts and events for mainstream artists from all genres of the music industry.
    4. Book talent, negotiate and finalize performance contracts.
    5. On-site monitoring with event team (22 members) to ensure successful event and experience for attendees.
    6. Establish standards for event production ensuring that it is in accordance with each artists' hospitality and production riders.
    7. Create promotional material to include scripting radio public announcements and press releases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA

Event Director-Promoter Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in an environment that will challenge further; while allowing to contribute to the growth and success of this organization. Looking forward to working with a company that promotes quality products and services, and provides the opportunity to meet and exceed assigned goals.

Skills : Writing, Management, Windows XP Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Office 2010, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Event Planning, Web Development, Client Relations.

Description :

    1. Developed and monitored a $500,000 event budget and recommended event policy.
    2. Led evaluation and procurement of event venues, negotiated contracts and managed vendors.
    3. Introduced a new and improved online registration system and introduced social media marketing.
    4. Managed a cross-functional event team of 15 professional staff, 5 full-time staff, and student interns.
    5. Prepared manuals, conducted venue meetings, guided host committees and worked in partnership with local and state governments.
    6. Ensured successful delivery of volunteer staffing, community engagement, player services, security, transportation, course evacuation, special events, and awards presentation.
    7. Prepared course set up, monitored playing conditions, officiating, the pace of play and weather conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.Ed

Group Event Director Resume

Summary : Seeking to secure a position in customer service, to apply degree skills and responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Client Management, Event Management, Billingual.

Description :

    1. Effectively develop and sustain customer relationships and partnerships.
    2. Organize logistics and facilitation of various meetings and events.
    3. Facilitate event logistics, providing on-site and off-site management and coordination.
    4. Implement project management practices to ensure direction, motivation, resources and effective communication are utilized.
    5. Provide executive-level training and team coaching for event coordinators.
    6. Collect, organize, and analyze data to develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the department level.
    7. Complete pre-event and post-event analysis with clients and team members.
    8. Develop plans for long-range strategies, organizational goals, objectives, and initiatives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Event Director Resume

Summary : 8+ years of experience as an Event Director with proven experience in every aspect of event management and fundraising via special events. Having the ability to work full-time, part-time or on individual events.

Skills : Writing, Management, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Perform venue searches for large scale corporate functions.
    2. Inspect facilities, cultivate contacts, and ensure availability of required resources.
    3. Regular teleconferences with clients to relay progress and assess evolving needs.
    4. Compile project schedules to ensure orderly and efficient execution of tasks.
    5. Establish relationships with clients and service providers to refine and improve future events.
    6. Attend events to provide on-site assistance and real-time event management.
    7. Responsible for raising over $1.5m in revenue through four events (walks and rides).
    8. Revenue generated through committee participation, individual solicitation, online registration/marketing tools, and social networking.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA