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event coordinator resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Proven leader with success creating cohesive, goal-oriented teams. Driven Event Coordinator with twelve years of experience in hospitality industry and events planning. Strong customer service, organization and time management skills. Dedicated to providing top-tier service to guests and event attendees.

Skills
  • Contract Negotiations and Administration
  • Food Service Knowledge
  • Workflow Management
  • Event Calendar Management
  • Business Growth
  • Special Events Planning
  • Catering Coordination
  • Client Relations
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Signage and Display Preparation
  • Administrative Recordkeeping
  • Catering Oversight
  • Event Billing
  • Payment Approval
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Staff Leadership
Experience
Event Coordinator, 10/2017 - Current
Cognite Austin, TX,
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets for events.
  • Organized event facility, food and beverage selections and audio-visual arrangements.
  • Led site walk-through and meetings prior to event to go over checklists and delegate assignments to staff.
  • Negotiated with vendors to achieve most favorable terms.
  • Worked in tandem with department head to coordinate logistics of all calendar events.
  • Produced contracts and invoices for events and monitored fee collection.
  • Coordinated and allocated equipment, supplies and staff for events.
  • Designed contracts, collected fees and booked venues for events.
  • Conferred with customers to gather event requirements and explore opportunities.
  • Managed safe and smooth food delivery at banquets, conferences and social events.
Restaurant Manager, 10/2017 - Current
Village Inn Moline, IL,
  • Communicated well and used strong interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with guests and employees.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Coached team members on food safety and sanitation processes, customer service, menu education and up-selling techniques to drive revenue.
  • Resolved and investigated complaints regarding service, food quality and accommodations.
  • Enforced sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness and maintenance of dining and kitchen areas.
  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Complied with health, sanitation and liquor regulations by clearly communicating and reinforcing standards and procedures to employees.
  • Maintained safe working and guest environment to reduce risk of injury and accidents.
  • Updated computer systems with new pricing and daily food specials.
  • Worked in close collaboration with team members to ensure customers received high-quality service.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to high quality standards.
  • Coached staff on strategies to enhance performance and improve customer relations.
  • Supervised activities of dining room staff to maintain service levels and support guest needs.
Event Coordinator, 04/2011 - 09/2017
Cognite Oslo, MN,
  • Coordinated vendors, timelines and budgets for events.
  • Organized event facility, food and beverage selections and audio-visual arrangements.
  • Led site walk-through and meetings prior to event to go over checklists and delegate assignments to staff.
  • Developed diagrams and floor plans with event setup requirements.
  • Produced contracts and invoices for events and monitored fee collection.
  • Coordinated and allocated equipment, supplies and staff for events.
  • Recruited sponsors for events and planned scope of involvement, financial tie-ins and promotional aspects for mutual benefit.
  • Supported accurate financial recordkeeping by closely checking bills and approving payments.
  • Sourced speakers and special guests for wide range of corporate, industry and charitable events.
Bartender Shift Manager, 04/2010 - 09/2017
99 Restaurants Greenfield, MA,
  • Monitored daily checklists and side worksheets to keep other bar staff members on task.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Introduced bar staff to precision pouring and waste reduction tactics to lower liquor costs.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in
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Mountain View College - Dallas, TX
GPA:
Status -
: Cosmetology, Expected in 05/1991
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Ogle School Hair Skin Nails - Arlington, TX
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mountain View College
  • Ogle School Hair Skin Nails

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Coordinator
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Bartender Shift Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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