Freelance Event Planner Resume Samples

A Freelance Event Planner is a self-employed professional who is an expert in dealing with and coordinating events such as parties, conferences, festivals, sales meetings, trade shows, and anniversaries. A well-written Freelance Event Planner Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – event planning, designing, and production; liaising with clients to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction, conducting market research, gathering information and negotiating contracts prior to closing deals, providing feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders, specifying staff requirements and coordinating their activities, and conducting pre and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes, and researching the market and identifying event opportunities.

Those interested in this job role must be able to mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – attention to detail, event planning skills, an impressive portfolio of managed events, sales skills, the ability to build productive business relationships, the ability to manage multiple projects, and communication skills. Most of these planners have a bachelor’s degree and have a conference and event planning background.

Freelance Event Planner Resume example

Freelance Event Planner Resume

Headline : An accomplished, skilled, graduate with over ten years combined experience in administration, customer services, and event management. Exhibits strong drive for results and success and conveys a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; strong client focus and ability to effectively build relationships and establish trust, respect, and confidence on all levels.

Skills : Microsoft Office, InntelligentCRM, NiteVision, Internet Research.

Description :

    1. Planned, organized, facilitated and coordinated various social events.
    2. Met or spoke with clients throughout the planning process to ensure their needs are met.
    3. Prepared event budget and provide periodic progress reports to the client.
    4. Kept track of all event finances and invoicing.
    5. Conducted research, make site visits and help secure suitable vendors for events.
    6. Helped negotiate vendor contracts that meet the quality expectations of the client.
    7. Reviewed vendor contracts for any discrepancies and advises vendors and clients of changes needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration


Freelance Event Planner Resume

Summary : Seeks to work in management within the hospitality industry. Drawn to this industry because it provides opportunities for growth and recognition. Experience in taking initiatives, accepting responsibilities, decision-making that puts the clientele first, and working with a team allows me to thrive in such an environment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Strong Communication.

Description :

    1. Produced, pre-planning, selling, fundraising outreach, marketing and, and volunteer coordination.
    2. Produced planning and execution of the event, from beginning to end.
    3. Set-up, organized, and coordinated all day-of events for a yacht wedding.
    4. Planned and executed all deliverables including theme, decor, catering, set-up, time frame, and event details.
    5. Finished last 3 weeks of wedding planning, purchased materials, day-of organization, set-up vendors/decor/ venue, coordinated ceremony and reception.
    6. Planned, designed, and executed all facets of social events such as Weddings, Birthday Parties, Sweet Sixteen, Baby showers, Bridal showers, and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs.
    7. Partnered closely with clients to understand aspirations, formulate the vision, and create event design.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Recreation Sport


Freelance Event Planner Resume

Summary : Ambitious, quick thinking, and creative individual with the following skills and abilities; Literate in Microsoft Office Competent in Written and Oral Communication Skills.

Skills : MS Office, MAC OS, Quickbooks, Social Media Platforms, Email Marketing.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with clients on their vision and consult on the best possible execution of that vision from conception to completion.
    2. Produced and managed elegant photo platforms including 'Hollywood-style' red carpets, grand entrances, custom design media photo banners.
    3. Handled budgets and contracts.
    4. Worked and directed subcontractors.
    5. Hired professional photographers.
    6. Investigated vendors and venues in advance of diverse area events.
    7. Collaborated with clients and vendors on all logistical tasks.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA In Fashion Marketing And Management

Freelance Event Planner Resume

Summary : A multi-faceted Event Planner and Producer with over 15 years of experience in social and corporate markets event planning and promotions. A highly energetic, motivated, and accomplished professional with outstanding communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. A well-organized and reliable individual with success in both large-scale planning and production who thrives in a high pressured environment. Attention to detail and superior service.

Skills : Computer : Macintosh/PC proficient - Excel; Word, Powerpoint, Web literate, Constant Contact, HTML.

Description :

    1. Event Planning for various businesses Promotion of businesses Marketing.
    2. Seamlessly orchestrated events committed to excellence in all projects involved.
    3. Estimated and controlled budgets, prepare proposals, review locations chose venues, arrange transportation, and manage the database.
    4. Assisted in seamlessly following minute-to-minute timelines for wedding parties, vendors, and guests 
    5. Abided by all city and venue restrictions.
    6. Assisted Planner in designing and producing high-end weddings.
    7. Liaised between the bride and the Planner on the wedding day.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    BA English Literature

    Freelance Event Planner Resume

    Headline : Self-motivated, committed, and resourceful professional with 13+ years in managerial experience seeking to progressively execute daily administrative initiatives through creative extensive support along with unwavering confidential commitment.

    Skills : Excellent Communication, Administrative, Records, Files, Investigations, General Human Resources, Account Manager.

    Description :

      1. Arranged speakers to create a systemize flow for the audience at the event.
      2. Communicated with team members to ensure the events are flowing as planned.
      3. Recruitment of musical performers, fundraiser skills, and use of advertisement and social media.
      4. Organized and hosted sustainability awareness event for Collin Association of Sustainable Efforts.
      5. Revamped public relations proposals after conducting thorough analyses of advertising plans and to meet expanded goals.
      6. Assisted in the organization and implementation of meetings and conferences on regional to international scales.
      7. Supported finance staff.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Certificate In Event Management

      Freelance Event Planner Resume

      Headline : Hard-working and dedicated individual looking to improve and utilize personal intellect and professional experience to contribute to the organization's noble goals and simultaneously provide excellent service and opportunities for company development and personal growth.

      Skills : Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Communication, Multilingual, Team Player.

      Description :

        1. Assisted renowned event planner.
        2. Served as liaison between front and back of house and events team to manage culinary logistics for various high-end events.
        3. Included planning of various public and private events such as receptions and banquets, as well as the creation and publication of brochures.
        4. Organized and Designed Events/Fundraisers Managed Budgets and Cash Negotiated with Vendors.
        5. Solicit and maintain events for non-profits and special events venues.
        6. Oversee the recruitment and training of volunteers for special fund-raising events such as walk-a-thons, parades, and other events in assigned.
        7. Listen attentively to my client's specifications to ensure a positive customer experience.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Certificate

      Freelance Event Planner Resume

      Headline : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

      Skills : Project Management, Customer Service Sales Marketing Staff Development/Training.

      Description :

        1. Negotiated event space contracts, created space layouts, arranged for food and beverage, ordered supplies and audiovisual equipment.
        2. Gathered event information, conducted research, served as liaison with vendors, and managed budgets.
        3. Created speed dating event.
        4. Co-founded Farmington Fairie Gathering Event.
        5. Works closely with clients and vendors on-site activation, ensuring event logistics are executed flawlessly.
        6. Coordinated corporate hospitality.
        7. Supervised and schedule the organization to accompany guests to and from different Olympic events.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Certificate in Event Management

      Freelance Event Planner Resume

      Headline : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

      Skills : Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

      Description :

        1. Administrative and organizational support with regard to fundraising and event management.
        2. Clients include private, public, and nonprofits with budgets of $35-250k.
        3. Organizing events, planning to execute events, Customer service.
        4. Negotiated contracts, estimated costs, pricing systems, and managed cost control.
        5. Contribute creative content to local event companies for wedding and corporate functions.
        6. Create, manage and execute events from conception to completion for individuals and businesses.
        7. Negotiate contracts, plan and coordinate all logistics.
        8. Develop interactive proposals, successful marketing strategies, and presentations to obtain a new business as well as build and maintain relationships.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BA English Literature

      Freelance Event Planner Resume

      Headline : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

      Skills : Team Work, Administrative Skills.

      Description :

        1. Include every aspect of event planning and design which includes but is not limited to unique concept design, invitation/ program artistry.
        2. Performed system checks for LED bracelets that were distributed to attendees during the event.
        3. Assisted as a front runner during T-Mobile event.
        4. Managed set up and pack up.
        5. Helped set up meeting rooms and supervised the registration desk.
        6. Handled food and beverage arrangements.
        7. Designed and distributed informational packets and signage.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BA In English

      Freelance Event Planner Resume

      Headline : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

      Skills : Creative Skills, Event Planning.

      Description :

        1. Created an event timeline to ensure the event schedule is adhered to.
        2. Served as liaison between vendors and clients for all events.
        3. Calculated estimated cost of a variety of events, booking venues, inviting attendees, ordering food, arranging activities, and working with vendors.
        4. Managed the hospitality desk, which functioned as a front desk/concierge service for 600 guests.
        5. Coordinated client appointments with vendors.
        6. Arranged speakers to create a systemize flow for the audience at the event.
        7. Raised funds, while networking and establishing relationships with charities, such as Liter of Light.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BA In English