Events Coordinator Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Driven, detail-oriented, and self-directed Event Coordinator and Manager, bringing more than 10 years of service industry experience and 5 years of experience, expertise, and noteworthy achievements in event planning and staff management. A proven leader with success in guiding teams through pre-event coordination, event execution, and post-event activities while building and sustaining relationships with clients and event attendees alike. Proficient in customer service, organizational skills, staff management, and administration, and ready to bring my creative problem-solving skills and unparalleled work ethic to your workplace to make a fantastic addition to any team.

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal; excellent phone etiquette
  • Impressive track record in sales, setting both monthly and annual records
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Expertise in both customer service/client relations and staff management
  • Fostering relationships with new and existing vendors
  • Social media management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • A fast learner, able to acquire and execute new skills quickly and proficiently
  • Unparalleled work ethic with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
Work History
Events Coordinator, 05/2021 to Current
ActioniqNew York, NY,
  • Booking, planning, staffing, and managing private events, photo shoots, and corporate events; directing logistics for all aspects of the events
  • Booking major film and television shoots, performing contract negotiations, coordinating with location managers and producers, being an onsite representative during shoots
  • Serving as a docent and giving historical tours to the public.
  • Managing social media and marketing for the venue
  • Handling all information requests from the public, greeting guests, scheduling meetings with our board.
  • Planning/coordinating up to 30 events simultaneously
  • Coordinating with vendors, wedding planners, and caterers to create unique client/guest experiences.
  • Single-handedly negotiated and managed over $130,000 in new contracts in less than 4 months (a company record)
Event Coordinator, 01/2018 to 03/2020
ShutterstockBerlin, NH,
  • Planning, coordinating, and managing private events for individuals, corporate events, charity events, and monthly local FBI meetings and special events.
  • Managing catering for all private events, ordering product from our various venders, conducting tastings with clients.
  • Hiring, training, scheduling, and managing employees.
  • Overseeing Human Resources for the company, establishing new policies and protocol that stress equality, fairness, inclusivity, and respect, and creating a safe workplace for all employees.
  • Directly handling client invoices and billing, coordinating talent payment.
  • Planning, coordinating, and managing live music shows.
  • Working directly with bands/musicians and their management, providing hospitality and catering to their every want and special requests.
  • Overseeing ticket sales for public live shows/events.
  • Catering to VIP guests and celebrity clients, while always practicing discretion, maintaining professionalism, and protecting their right to privacy.
  • Cross-marketing with local businesses (especially Atlanta-area breweries).
  • Maintaining a robust social media presence, actively promoting live shows/public events.
  • Increasing company profits and local presence, setting sales records and making The Vista Room North Decatur's premier venue for private events, corporate functions, and live music (both local and national acts).
Front of House Manager, 06/2016 to 12/2017
MomofukuLas Vegas, NV,
  • Managing day-to-day FOH operations to drive product quality, raise service standards, and exceed customer expectations.
  • Overseeing customer service, resolving guests complaints while maintaining a calm, polite demeanor and using de-escalation techniques.
  • Hiring, training, scheduling, and managing all FOH staff.
  • Adhering to safe workplace practices, food safety regulations, and corporate guidelines.
  • Maintaining a positive team environment by encouraging teamwork and respect, de-escalating staff conflicts through mediation.
  • Performing cash handling activities, including making change, cashing out register drawers, and securing nightly bank deposits.
  • Planning private events from concept to completion by responding to event inquiries, establishing budgets, designing customized menus, choosing and scheduling appropriate staff, and managing events from prep to breakdown.
  • Emphasizing guest satisfaction during monthly staff meetings and focusing on continuous improvement.
Associate of Arts: American Sign Language (ASL), Expected in 05/2016
Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA

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