Special Events Manager Resume Samples

A competent special events manager oversees and organizes special events that make an impact on the target audience of the company. These managers apart from ensuring a successful and cost-effective event service, take responsibility of the following roles and responsibilities – planning special events from start to finish, delivering useful suggestions, preparing budgets, sourcing work task to vendors and suppliers, hiring personnel like Dj’s and volunteers; coordinating all operations, supervising staff, approving all aspects of event and submitting reports of the special events conducted.

An event manager should be the one who can well understand the various marketing and promotion strategies and techniques; they should be highly enthusiastic and come out with fresh ideas, have good organizational and negotiation skills with a good knowledge of KPI’s and be computer savvy. A degree in the field of marketing, PR, hospitality or the related is commonly seen on the Special Events Manager Resume.

 

Special Events Manager Resume example

Special Events Manager Resume

Objective : Creative, detail-oriented, positive professional with a record of exceptional event planning, production, operations and logistics. Consistently applied combination of creativity and impeccable organizational skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook.

Description :

    1. Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, a satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
    2. Confer with staff at a chosen event site to coordinate details.
    3. Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays.
    4. Arrange the availability of audio-visual equipment, transportation, displays, and other event needs.
    5. Plan and develop programs, agendas, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.
    6. Organize registration of event participants. Hire, train, and supervise volunteers and support staff required for events.
    7. Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School


Special Events Manager II Resume

Headline : A highly motivated event management professional with a passion for excellence. Knowledgeable of industry trends in order to offer insight on opportunities for growth and increased sales.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Meeting Matrix, Meeting Planning.

Description :

    1. Successfully increased revenue while decreasing event costs by 20%.
    2. Identify and solicit potential corporate sponsors for financial and in-kind donations not limited to the venue, F&B, entertainment.
    3. Manage all vendor relationships including sourcing, negotiating and contracting.
    4. Leverage PNB sponsorship opportunities to decrease costs.
    5. Create all event-related planning materials including timelines, project plans, floor plans, load in and out timelines, staffing plans.
    6. Lead an event team compromising of an Event Coordinator, Intern, and PNB Volunteers.
    7. Worked with corporate and social groups to plan unforgettable events at Dave & Buster's.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business


Special events manager III Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in a professional office environment where skills are valued and can benefit the organization. Ideally, wish to have a focus in Sales for a growing organization preferably.

Skills : MS-Office, Excel, Event.

Description :

    1. Worked in several special areas: NASCAR events, International Summer Olympic Games and various concerts.
    2. Contracted and managed the Merchandise and Souvenir Program Operations at Dover International Speedway for the NASCAR racing events.
    3. Operational responsibilities included creating and implementing procedures for receiving, warehousing, distributing and reconciliation.
    4. Retail souvenir sales outlets grew and our sales increased annually by several years. Supervised the hiring and personnel records of hundred of event staff.
    5. Designed a "Manufacturers Midway" for vendors selling official NASCAR souvenirs on site.
    6. Spearheaded street team and marketing efforts to promote brand awareness and develop event sales revenue streams.
    7. Teamed with Regional Sales Director to meet and exceed annual and monthly sales goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Special Events Manager/Executive Resume

Headline : Highly organized and detailed-oriented event coordinator with ten years of experience in planning and executing prestigious events. Proven ability to balance priorities and manage schedules to offer consistently high quality.

Skills : Certified Event Planner, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Lead, manage and execute all special events and sales efforts.
    2. Coordinate and execute all operational aspects for special events with appropriate staff.
    3. Work the clients and any third party service providers to create interesting new menus and exciting event ideas.
    4. Collect client feedback on all catered events Complete client contracts and collect and process payments.
    5. Initiate and respond to all client inquiries and communications in a timely manner.
    6. Communicate and Monitor all supplier's activity to effectively ensure a smooth running special event.
    7. Collaborate with all appropriate departments and vendors to ensure proper setup and breakdown of events.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Special Events Manager I Resume

Objective : Looking for a challenging opportunity to combine multi-disciplinary skills of human resource management, special event management, annual giving, public relations, creative development, and strong communications in a dynamic.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher.

Description :

    1. Managed all phases of Foundation special events including planning, consulting, budgeting, and overseeing events.
    2. Identified and solicited annual Foundation donors and maintained donor relations.
    3. Formulated and executed plans for effective utilization of available funds, equipment, and supplies.
    4. Attracted, organized, and retained hospital and community-wide committees to assist with planning and running special events.
    5. Administered special events budget and effectively utilized available funds, personnel, equipment, materials and supplies related to special events.
    6. Managed all additional annual giving as related to Foundation special events.
    7. Promoted public relations within the hospital and in surrounding communities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Special Events Manager/Representative Resume

Summary : Responsible for creating, managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to. Directs coordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event.

Skills : Microsoft Products, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creating, managing events and ensuring deadlines and budgets are adhered to.
    2. Directs coordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event.
    3. Manage staff responsible for event coordination activities.
    4. Coordinate details of events such as conferences, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, charity events, surprise parties.
    5. Hire, train, and educate staff on proper event procedures. Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary.
    6. Schedule bartenders and wait staff with F&B managers.
    7. Creates directs and fulfills all Museum events with emphasis on private sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Jr. Special Events Manager Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging and rewarding career that will utilize educational and professional background and allow for individual growth.

Skills : Administrative Skills, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for actively reaching out to local businesses, groups, and individuals to promote the restaurant and book large parties.
    2. Hosted all large parties booked to ensure their event was a success.
    3. Visited local businesses once a week and dropped off complimentary pizzas and Ambassador Packets.
    4. Reached out to local schools and non-profits regarding our fundraising and Awesome Achievement programs.
    5. Worked the Dining Room four days a week speaking to tables and educating the guests on our loyalty program.
    6. Participated in numerous off-site events to promote our concept.
    7. An active member of the Chamber of Commerce and attended networking events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Applied Science

Asst. Special Events Manager Resume

Objective : To showcase creative expertise while utilizing professional skills in the event planning industry that seamlessly incorporates mainstream traditions while embracing the rich diversity of an increasing and ever-changing population.

Skills : Management, Social Media, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Recruited to improve fundraising events; designed, planned, and produced approximately 15 events per year, grossing revenue annually.
    2. Developed and managed budgets, provided a savings of event production.
    3. Solicited sponsorships and established a new program for board members, raising an extra in the first six months.
    4. Sold print and online event-related advertising. Recruited and managed leadership.
    5. Designed and executed marketing plans, including online and print marketing material.
    6. Re-instituted internship program; recruited and hired six post-graduate, full-time interns.
    7. Founded Junior Board; recruited 40 members, raised.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Lead Special Events Manager Resume

Headline : Project Administrator with 8 years of experience in budgeting, logistics, and planning. Aiming to use proven customer service, and communication skills to effectively fill the managerial role.

Skills : Administrative, Social Media, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Consult with clients and monitor social and corporate events to ensure compliance with regulations and laws.
    2. Conduct post-event evaluations to determine how future events could be improved. Follow-up with handwritten thank-you notes.
    3. Plan and develop over 500 Hill Center events. Create agendas, budgets, and choose featured speakers.
    4. Design and implement efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.
    5. Evaluate and select approved vendors of services according to customer requirements and Hill Center brand.
    6. Develops and manages department budgets, staff, invoices, proposals, and events calendar.
    7. Leads colleagues on event timelines, logistics, and marketing plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Public Relations

Associate Special Events Manager Resume

Headline : Seeking employment working in a position which offers challenges and growth utilizing skills obtained in career.

Skills : Secret Security Clearance,Team Player.

Description :

    1. Execute all day to day activities in stadiums, arenas, racetracks, and all special events. Visit the General Manager and Purchasing Agent.
    2. Work with multiple departments to coordinate special event deliveries and operations.
    3. Deliver equipment to accounts, events, and venues as needed. Maintain equipment inventory checklist and track all deliveries.
    4. Attain product orders, coordinates, and executes the proper delivery to the venue in a timely manner.
    5. Properly close out accounts and collect payment by check or cash. Certified Truck driver - Class A Driver's License.
    6. Manages and grows event committees and builds strong partnerships with clients, sponsors, partners, and vendors.
    7. Manages and oversees the creation of event collateral and PR.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Anti

Special Events Manager Resume

Headline : Project Administrator with 8 years of experience in budgeting, logistics, and planning. Aiming to use proven customer service, and communication skills to effectively fill the managerial role in company. Possess a BA in Communications.

Skills : Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Email.

Description :

    1. Coordinate transportation for various events such as conferences, trade shows, and personal events.
    2. Hire, train, and educate staff on proper event procedures, driving safety/etiquette.
    3. Calculate budgets and adjust when necessary. sharing rates, deals, or informative information.
    4. Monitor and report driver issues such as accidents, safety concerns, or licensing issues.
    5. Responsible for making at least five face to face appearances in large local companies i.e. Walmart, Kraft, Tyson, Health Facilities, etc.
    6. Develops fundraising, logistical, brand and negotiation strategies.
    7. Facilitates communications across all relevant participants.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing