director of events team resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Organized Event Coordinator with six years of comprehensive experience overseeing and coordinating various events. Well-versed in booking venues, negotiating terms and conditions, and hiring staff to manage operations of events. Versatile and outgoing professional possessing strong networking abilities paired with in-depth knowledge of management procedures.

  • Budget Planning, Recordkeeping, Billing and Administration
  • Payment Approval
  • Conference and Convention Planning and Development
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Team Leadership and Motivation
  • Database Maintenance
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Website Analytics Tools
09/2016 to Current Director of Events & Team Amazon.Com, Inc. | Pendergrass, GA,

Director of Events & Team for two of the largest Dance Competitions on the East Coast.

  • Planned and attended all site visits to event facilities to verify company requirements.
  • Designed and negotiated RFP's and contracts to book venues for all events. Created catering for all staff and concessions.
  • Formed and sustained relationships with each venue contact before, during, and after each event.
  • Paid and settled venues, staff, and contracted services.
  • Published and managed both companies websites as well as registration systems to keep them both up to date with events.
  • Planned and collaborated to fulfill production operation and needs for all events. Including but not limited to; Staging, Audio/Visual, Lighting & any Tech requirements per venue.
  • Attended and Directed events each season, as well as attended industry events in the "off season."
  • Represented integrity and professionalism in business, serving as a mentor and role model to staff.
  • Reviewed resumes, interviewed and hired individuals demonstrating passion, dedication and added value to the team.
  • Created and formulated all offer letters. Once hired, prepared and collected all payroll and tax information to import into payroll system.
  • Managed scheduling for over 100 employees as we hosted 1-7 events per weekend.
  • Planned and made all staff travel, including itineraries, air travel, trains, rental cars, business Uber & hotels.
2015 to 2017 Senior Event Manager Exos | El Segundo, CA,

Part-Time Freelance Senior Event Manager for small company.

  • Prepared, monitored, and maintained event budgets.
  • Organized venues, budgets, guest lists, catering and event timelines.
  • Selected event materials which aligned with clients' requests and vision.
  • Administered contracts to deliver outstanding vendor coordination, timeline development, budgeting and day of coordination services.
  • Planned menus to align with event theme or budget, coordinated catering services and selected appropriate entertainment.
2009 to 2017 Dance Instructor Exelon | Columbus, OH,

Dance Instructor & Director of Competition / Company Teams.

  • Assessed dancer strengths and developed choreography to highlight talent.
  • Upheld studio guidelines and legal requirements for dancer and staff protection.
  • Maintained attendance, fees and rehearsal schedules for classes.
  • Coordinated and administered complete dance program.
  • Instructed groups of individual and coupled dancers in different dance styles.
  • Planned choreography for group performances and recitals.
  • Interacted effectively by email, phone and in person with students, parents and staff members.
2009 to 2014 Paralegal Law Office Of George S. White, Esq. | City, STATE,

Paralegal and Assistant to Estate and Business Law Attorney.

  • Identified and analyzed legal documents, discoveries and contracts.
  • Filed pleadings and paperwork with court clerk to meet strict deadlines.
  • Participated in client interviews, observed questioning process and documented information.
  • Entered and managed client data to manage records and customer relationships.
  • Prepared clients for appointments, depositions and testimony.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2009 to to Associate of Arts | Professional Semester Majoring in Hiphop & Modern Broadway Dance Center, Manhattan, NY, GPA:
Expected in 05/2009 to to Associate of Arts | Double Major; Communication & Dance Mercer County Community College, Trenton, NJ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Broadway Dance Center
  • Mercer County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Events & Team
  • Senior Event Manager
  • Dance Instructor
  • Paralegal


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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