event specialist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Highly talented Event Specialist with expertise in developing new opportunities, gaining competitive advantage, identifying effective strategies, improving decision-making and boosting organizational performance. Developed foundation in principles of marketing and quantifiable methods for marketing management. Offering exemplary expertise in media management, public relations and program content. Organized in managing and executing assignments, tasks and special projects and meeting all project goals.

  • Accommodation Organization
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Committee Organization
  • Team Leadership and Motivation
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Quality Assurance
  • Independent Thinking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity and Adaptability
Work History
Event Specialist, 06/2019 to Current
RiskalyzeAustin, TX,
  • Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct special events
  • Act as event liaison between client and vendors, donors, etc
  • Responsible for third party management of delivery vehicles, photographers, florist, catering, and transportation services to ensure seamless presentation and positive brand experience
  • Generate all correspondence to clients, including proposal letters, and thank-you letters
  • Develop concepts and designs, and coordinate mailings of promotional materials and invitations; and direct logistical planning
  • Support coordination of social media platform marketing to include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and website content
  • Maintain records on event activities, progress, status, and post event summary
  • Attend event to oversee activities and ensure details are handled as planned
  • Address any issue that may arise and will remain on site after event is over to ensure proper clean up
  • Negotiate and contract with vendors for variety of goods and services related to special event planning
  • Monitor delivery of goods and services to ensure contract terms are satisfied
  • Develop and maintain extensive network of contacts, both internal and external, to facilitate event coordination
  • Develop and control budgets on program or event basis
  • Negotiate financial terms and authorize expenditures with oversight from supervisor
  • Determine staffing needs for special events. Authorize or secure additional staff as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by clients.
Fraud and Risk Analyst, 05/2018 to 05/2019
St. Catherine Of SienaRoslyn, NY,
  • Analyzed large amounts of data to find patterns of fraud and anomalies.
  • Contacted customers directly to notify of fraudulent activity and minimize impacts.
  • Reviewed reports and individual transactions which appeared suspicious to uncover possible fraudulent activity.
  • Summarized all key information regarding investigation into detailed report for delivery to client.
  • Collaborated with team members to discuss fraud trends and brainstorm methods to combat this type of crime.
  • Provided exemplary level of customer service to clients and company personnel.
  • Generate suspicious activity reports and risk management reports for Managers.
Activities Coordinator, 04/2015 to 05/2018
Children Of The NightCity, STATE,
  • Sought and obtained community opportunities for cultural and recreational participation and safely transported residents to and from locations.
  • Coordinated, planned, developed and implemented activities designed to enrich lives of assisted living residents.
  • Managed filing systems for electronic and hard copy documents to keep organized records.
  • Developed and implemented themes and activities for children between ages of 11 and 18.
  • Encouraged, supported and assisted residents with activities and documented activity attendance and degree of involvement.
  • Contributed to resident care planning by participating in assessment, developing service plan goals and maintaining progress notes.
  • Maintained individual child records, program records and completed various reports.
  • Planned and oversaw implementation of special activities and field trips.
Child and Youth Counselor, 06/2008 to 12/2014
  • Transported and escorted clients between facilities, meetings, appointments and other activities.
  • Recorded observations and maintained records and reports, daily documentation and logs.
  • Implemented variety of fun and recreational activities for residents.
  • Supervised individuals in small group atmosphere to cultivate safety, independence and structure.
  • Engaged and interacted with youth members, teaching sustainable habits and problem solving mechanisms.
  • Created & hosted workshops for children to learn life skills
  • Supervised youth in engaging environment to promote security and safety for all ages.
  • Took part in sports, games, and movie nights with children.
  • Interacted with troubled youth and offered resources and programs to surmount challenges.
  • Performed in advocacy capacity for troubled youth to provide access to resources.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004 to Compton High School - Compton, CA

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School Attended

  • Compton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Specialist
  • Fraud and Risk Analyst
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Child and Youth Counselor


  • High School Diploma

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