event manager speaker relations resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and self-motivated Event Manager who takes pride in providing exceptional service. Accomplished in managing multiple events simultaneously from start to finish. Committed to go the extra mile on behalf of SpeakersOffice to build and nurture relationships with managed speakers.

    • Attention to detail
    • Provide first class client/customer service
    • Building and maintaining relationships
    • Excellent multitasking capability
    • Event logistics
    • Organizational skills
    • Contract negotiation
    • Invoicing and payment reconciliation
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with teammates
    • Troubleshooting and problem solving
    • Microsoft Office proficient, familiar with Slack
Florida State University Tallahassee, FL Expected in 1991 Bachelor of Science : Multinational Business - GPA :
Work History
National Financial Partners Corp. - Event Manager | Speaker Relations
Bullhead City, AZ, 07/2019 - Current

Event Manager (July 2020-Current)

  • Promoted to Event Manager after 12 month period due to exceptional attention to detail, client servicing skills and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Manage entire booking and logistics process for corporate clients in need of professional speakers and entertainers from negotiation phase until event completion for in person, virtual and hybrid events.
  • Quote fees and expenses to clients.
  • Draw up client and speaker contracts. Facilitate negotiation of terms.
  • Prepare billing and travel expense invoices. Process incoming and outgoing payments. Follow up on collections as necessary.
  • Drive communication, logistics arrangements and requests between corporate clients and speakers/entertainers through email, Zoom video calls, Microsoft Teams and phone calls.
  • Develop and nurture strong business relationships in order to build repeat business in partnership with Account Executives.

Speaker Relations (July 2019-August 2020)

  • Swiftly research and locate new speakers.
  • Correspond with speaker management offices to check event availability, fees and travel requirements.
  • Perform active follow up on leads and inquiries.
  • Prioritize work flow and high volume of email requests from 5 internal agents, 3 internal account managers and thousands of speakers.
  • Aid sales team with proposal process and event logistics.
  • Responsible for speaker relationship management to include, acting as liaison for all speaker correspondence, establishing positive rapport with various agencies, and corresponding with speakers on any client requests for changes or information.
Fitness Quest 10 - Director Of First Impressions
City, STATE, 12/2018 - 09/2019
    • Provide world class customer service at renowned sports performance training center, known for being one of the "Top 10 Gyms in the US" by Men's Health, as well as home to numerous professional athletes.
    • Manage daily schedules of 18 trainers, 3 pilates instructors and 4 massage therapists using Mind Body software.
    • Process new client paperwork and waivers. Book and track client sessions and classes.
    • Collect payments from clients and update account balances.
Independent Contractor - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
City, STATE, 01/2005 - 12/2015
  • Instructed and motivated clientele to reach personal fitness and wellness goals.
  • Planned and successfully led outdoor boot camps, strength training and spin fitness classes at outdoor parks, businesses and gyms.
  • Coordinated weekly training schedule, billing and payments from home office. Kept organized documentation of client information, medical waivers and payment plans.
Brandes Investment Partners - Various Positions
City, STATE, 03/1994 - 01/2005

Portfolio Management Virtual Project Specialist


  • Worked remotely on a project by project, and seasonal basis.

Associate Portfolio Manager


  • Managed in excess of 10,000 private client accounts with internal team of six.
  • Collaborated with teammates on day to day trading and client servicing for customers in accordance to value investment principles set forth by firm.
  • Established good rapport and trust with high net worth clients.

Wrap Trader


  • Executed buying and selling of securities, with multiple broker dealers, as well as asset allocation for the firm's wrap accounts, according to investment committee guidelines.

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School Attended

  • Florida State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Manager | Speaker Relations
  • Director Of First Impressions
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor
  • Various Positions


  • Bachelor of Science

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