event coordinator resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Self-directed event coordinator with over 12 years of experience creating strategic alliances with organizational leaders to align with and support key business initiatives for on-time, under-budget event completion. Organized and ambitious planner with expertise in managing costs and budgets while establishing partnerships with vendors for optimal savings. Customer-oriented time manager and decisive leader. Creative event organizer with success in planning and executing small to large weddings from start to finish while maintaining highest levels of client satisfaction. Adept in creating robust vendor partnerships to mutually build businesses. Organized [Job Title] with expertise in event planning. Forward-thinking leader with success in tactical and strategic planning and organizational roadmap development. Highly responsive to company and client needs.

  • Security Oversight
  • Information Verification
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Regulatory and Legal Compliance
  • Meeting Support
  • Agenda Setting and Control
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Staff Leadership
  • Catering Oversight
  • Budget Planning and Administration
  • Program Planning and Development
  • Conference and Convention Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Team Leadership and Motivation
Work History
05/2015 to 11/2020 Event Coordinator University Of Maryland | Berwyn Heights, MD,
  • Coordinated florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, officiants and ceremony participants during rehearsals and pre-ceremony, ceremony and reception events.
  • Selected and ordered décor and event materials.
  • Attended bridal industry events to promote services and build relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Organized, coordinated and deployed [Type] events while focusing on delivering superior customer service.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations for rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Worked closely with couples to meet wedding goals, maintain deadlines and resolve complaints or service issues.
  • Solicited feedback from clients to assess event success and uncover opportunities for improvement.
  • Organized annual charity service day involving all [Number] university sororities.
  • Planned large-scale events such as trade shows, conferences, and meetings.
  • Performed event coordination for larger parties and gatherings.
05/2010 to 11/2020 Youth Leader Ymca Of Austin | Austin, TX,
  • Coached, instructed and supervised participating youths through collaborative efforts with like-minded, creative and poised team members.
  • Organized group activities and outings for youth and led weekly Bible study meetings.
  • Modeled appropriate interactions with youth individually and in groups by encouraging involvement in activities.
  • Addressed developmental needs of youth by offering new and enriching experiences.
  • Maintained good relationships with parents through regular communication and active participation in planned activities.
  • Collaborated with youth pastors to establish program objectives and achieved outcome goals by devising effective strategies.
  • Engaged youth by following, implementing and assisting in creating lesson plans.
  • Developed and implemented fundraising approaches, raising over $10.000.
  • Educated young people about strategies for driving discussions and promoting social changes.
02/2010 to 12/2011 Warehouse Picker Novolex | Lebanon, TN,
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in and first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Prepared orders by processing requests, pulled materials from warehouse, packed boxes and prepared shipments.
  • Maintained strong vendor connections by arranging pricing and delivery structures and managing specific shipment or paperwork concerns.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Compiled reports of cost factors such as labor, production and equipment.
  • Used appropriately sized boxes to pack products with care, minimizing shifting and damage during transport.
  • Tracked production and quality control systems to proactively identify deficiencies.
  • Labeled boxes, crates and containers with accurate order information, destinations and codes to minimize shipping errors.
  • Reviewed order slips, picked products and staged merchandize to be shipped.
  • Picked and packed order items.
06/2005 to 04/2009 Cashier Trainer Ampco System/ Orlando International Airport | City, STATE,
  • Trained new employees by providing knowledge of specific store tasks, policies and goals.
  • Supervised new and existing cashiers by verifying accuracy of prices and customers charges.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs
  • Counted money in cash drawers at beginning of shifts to verify correct amounts and sufficient available change.
  • Operated POS system to complete cash, credit and check transactions.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, policies and security practices regarding payment and exchanges.
  • Educated employees on register use, merchandising and customer service.
  • Helped management develop employee improvement plans to motivate team members to higher levels of performance, skill and efficiency.
  • Processed checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Received and processed customer payments.
  • Built effective training and coaching strategies to optimize team performance.
  • Worked extra shifts during busy periods and covered for call-in employees to maintain service levels.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Resolved escalated customer disputes with special actions such as discounts.
Expected in to to Associate of Arts | Child Development Cincinnati State Technical And Community College, Cincinnati, OH GPA:
Expected in 06/2004 to to | Vance High School, Charlotte, NC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Cincinnati State Technical And Community College
  • Vance High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Coordinator
  • Youth Leader
  • Warehouse Picker
  • Cashier Trainer


  • Associate of Arts

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