Event Coordinator Sample Resume

Caroline Crueger
1234 Cobblestone Drive
Cleveland, Ohio
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556
Email: Caroline_Crueger@netlong.com

Objective
Experienced Event Manager Assistant in search of an Event Coordinator position that would utilize my experience in the events, tourism, customer service and hospitality industries.

Qualifications
  • Highly-motivated, dedicated, and ambitious professional with a broad background in coordinating projects, planning events, promoting business services, and ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Successful in establishing an exceptional rapport with individuals on all levels.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of operating procedures of a large convention, theatrical, or other public use facility.
  • Strong principles and practices of supervision.
Education
University of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
Master of Business Administration (May 2007)
  • Concentration in Marketing and Global Management
  • Relevant Coursework: Managerial Decision Making, Sustainable Customer Relationships, and Resource Optimization
Work Experience
Event Manager Assistant: Dec. 2005 - Present, Martin Events, Cleveland, OH
  • Perform duties associated with final settlement of non-ticketed events, such as tabulating charges and preparing final invoices.
  • Prepare checklists of lessee requirements for distribution to proper staff offices, such as accounting and booking.
  • Input, retrieve, and update event setup information and produce event reports through a computerized event management system.
  • Finalize lessee requirements including table arrangements and number and nature of support personnel needed, such as ushers, security guards, caterers, and decorators.
  • Other duties include ensuring that setup of chairs, tables, stages, decorations and other equipment is in accordance with lease requirements and with safety codes, taking beginning and ending inventory of concession items, such as souvenir programs, records, and posters and collecting appropriate fees and writing event reports noting attendance, times, and significant problems.
Event Planner Assistant: Jan. 1998 - Nov. 2005,  Global Events Inc., Cleveland, OH
  • Directed the work of contract personnel including ushers, security guards, caterers and decorators, and supervised all event support staff including setup crews.
  • Explained policies and procedures for use of Cleveland Convention Center, Symphony Hall, or Orpheum Theatre facilities to clients and the general public.
  • Advised clients on setup options and types of materials needed to achieve desired results.
  • Calculated and provided clients with estimates of potential costs in completing an event.
  • Other responsibilities included: Solving problems and handling complaints from tenants or the public in accordance with established policies and procedures, making or arranging last-minute adjustments in room or equipment setup at the request of the lessee, and opening and securing facilities before and after events.
*References available upon request.