Events Planner Resume

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Career Objective:

Dynamic, highly-organized and knowledgeable Event Planner with over 7+ years of experience in organizing different events, understanding client requirements, and handling emergency situations. Adept in engaging with guests at events to identify business opportunities, and using strong convincing skills to convert them into long-term clients. Team player with excellent organization, negotiation and customer service skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of event management, including deciding on venue, meals, entertainment/ corporate programs, and preparing appropriate invitation cards

  • Capable of coordinating and maintaining a strong network with hotel managers, florists, photographers, transportation agency, and emcees for the events

  • Possess an impressive portfolio of previously managed events, including weddings, trade-shows, conferences, corporate meetings, and parties

  • Expertise in juggling tasks, supervising various teams, and attending to guests’ requests during the events

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure, handle unexpected situations using critical thinking, and problem solving skills

  • Adept in identifying and maximizing event opportunities, understanding client requirements and organizing events that exceed client expectations

  • Team player with exceptional organizational, negotiation and communication skills

Work Experience:


Senior Event Planner

Socialare Group Pvt. Ltd., Austin, IN

December 2016 – Present

  • Conducting meetings with potential clients to discuss the ideas, date and time for the event, type of food, decoration, entertainment program, and budget

  • Managing single client, social, corporate as well as community events such as trade-shows, business meetings/dinners or conferences, festivals and weddings

  • Handling different aspects of the planning process, including collaborating with subcontractors, deciding venue according to type of event, menu development, printing invitation cards, and budget tracking

  • Supervising instructions to the team by overseeing the arrangements, meals, speakers, entertainment or speaker program, and handling guest queries as needed

  • Pro-actively overseeing the team’s work to handle any last minute issues or emergency problems such as transportation, guests requests on the event day

  • Creating summarized reports on the organized events to outline how the current data can be used to enhance the success of future events, and submitting it to the management

  • Identifying business opportunities within the state by studying client interests, and creating lucrative campaigns for different events

Event Planner

Kapok Events Management Company, Austin, IN

April 2014 – November 2016

  • Organized facilities and managed all event details, including decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, invitee list, guest accommodation for weddings

  • Worked with team to coordinate logistics, including food and beverage, venue setup, audiovisual equipment, special guests accommodation, etc.

  • Adapted to guests’ needs with innovative ideas that created inspiring, memorable events for clients

  • Engaged and built positive relationship with the clients throughout the planning process, during and post event to boost brand loyalty as well as ensured repeat business

  • Performed extensive research for venue, accommodation, air/ground transportation, dining, activities, entertainment and any logistics associated to management of event as per budget

  • Conducted detailed discussions with clients prior to finalizing the event regarding venue, number of invitees, service providers such as florists, photographers and caterers

  • Provided complimentary services in special packages for events like birthdays, weddings, and community festive celebrations to obtain maximum customer satisfaction

Event Planner Assistant

RoyalBling Events, Austin, IN

September 2011 – March 2014

  • Worked under the Events Manager to handle duties related to accommodation, transportation and serving various dining options at the venue as specified by clients

  • Attended to guest requests for providing the celebration caps, funny masks or other accessories selected by the client in events like birthdays or other kids’ event

  • Coordinated with the team to organize various events, including corporate meetings in reputed hotels, trade shows, charity activities, and celebrity events like cards game or auction

  • Understood client requirements for specific floral arrangements, capturing particular moments in high definition, and printing tailored invitations for the event

  • Assisted the team in handling special requests from guests such as arranging specific music on the karaoke system, and served desserts, appetizers, drinks during the meals

  • Placed orders for decorative items like flowers, ribbons or lights, and arranged gifts for guests as per the client’s instructions

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Relations

    Hanover College, Austin, IN

    2011

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management

    Hanover College, Austin, IN

    2009

Reference:

On request.