events coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Enthusiastic and amiable individual with superior skills, working in both team-based and independent capacities with an outgoing, positive, and professional attitude. Bringing strong work ethic, proven leadership, enthusiasm, dedication, excellent organizational skills, and a desire to succeed in any setting. Always excited to take on new and interesting endeavors.

  • Administrative Support
  • Business Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Events
  • Fundraising
  • Inventory Management
  • Leadership
  • Membership Recruitment, Engagement, and Retention
  • Operational Improvement
  • Organization
  • Promoting
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Proficient in Google Docs, Kronos Payroll, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Raisers Edge, Tripleseat and SharePoint
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Organization
  • Proven Sales Record
  • Public Relations
  • Safety and Emergency Response
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building
  • Team Management
  • Writing
06/2022 to Current Events and Group Tours Manager Marriott International | Arlington, VA,
  • Responsible for all private events and the promotion and managing of group sales opportunities
  • Revenue goals for 2023 are well on the way to being achieved.
  • Develop and maintain the organization's calendar
  • Oversee, develop, organize, execute, and evaluate all private events; generate ideas to enhance/expand current offerings
  • Secure sponsors, program partners, performers and vendors, as appropriate, for various museum sponsored events
  • Develop detailed event schedules and descriptions for all events
  • Create volunteer needs list, meet with the Executive Director to review availability of volunteer coverage
  • Create job description, interview, hire, train and supervise paid event staff and volunteers for cross-functional assignments
  • Coordinate with maintenance personnel for any event assistance as needed
  • Conduct inter-department briefing and debriefing meetings for all events; coordinate with colleagues across all departments on relevant event elements
  • Serve as lead organizer and main contact for all client relations
  • Serve as an active and contributing member of a team-based work environment, including as a member of the Development Team
  • Promote rental of facilities and curates experiences
  • Perform venue and grounds tours, site inspections potential renters
  • Develop relationships with vendors to facilitate quality service at competitive rates while maintaining the budget
  • Create detailed timelines for events based on scope of work
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at work and in the community
06/2021 to 06/2022 Events and Membership Manager Mclane Company, Inc. | Shawnee, KS,
  • Communicate with all wedding and event leads by both written and verbal communication, provide tours, history and pertinent details of the venue.
  • Enter new client data, prepare and execute signed contracts, collect deposits and payments
  • Ensure all event logistics are organized and completed in a timely manner to perfectly execute event. Work with renter(s) from booking to completion
  • Obtain and process member/client feedback, suggestions, and recommendations.
  • Assist Executive Director with all "house" events. Book musicians, negotiating vendor rates, secure bar and catering service, help maintain a guest list, greet attendees, be friendly and approachable.
  • Use existing membership system to increase, retain,and cultivate members.
09/2019 to 09/2020 Events Coordinator Daisies & Mulch | City, STATE,
  • Planned and managed successful signature fundraising events, including as many as 350 attendees and averaging $175,000 each
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly with many players and coordinate massive amounts of highly detailed information for the duration of months-long sometimes overlapping event plans.
  • Organized all event logistics and operations, including facility selection, pricing, transportation, accommodations, food, beverage selections and audio-visual arrangements
  • Communicated event timelines for on-time event execution
  • Maintained spreadsheets documenting vendor, facility and guest information.
  • Built robust vendor network to secure cost-effective, high-quality products
  • Organized corporate functions, conferences and special events as
  • NOTE: due to COVID-19 and cancellation of all events, this position was eliminated from the budget,resulting in job loss.
09/2015 to 09/2019 Executive Assistant to the Vice President American Airlines | City, STATE,
  • Managed the Vice President of Corporate Development and the departments calendar and assisted a team of 12 staff members
  • Planned and managed 15 departmental events per year, including those for trustees, directors, and committees
  • Prepared meeting documents, recorded meeting minutes, and corresponded with board members
  • Handled all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Tracked and submitted employee hours through KRONOS to the payroll department
  • Interacted with the organization’s many constituencies, including patients, physicians, residents, visitors, co-workers, trustees, directors, and donors to achieve the best possible outcome for the organization
  • Accepted and recorded the foundation donations
  • Managed the departments policies and procedures
  • Served as departmental safety representative
04/2010 to Current Owner/Designer Company Name | City, State,
  • Design, install, and care for clients’ gardens if time permits
  • Certified University of Vermont Master Gardener
09/1991 to 03/2017 International & Domestic Flight Attendant Company Name | City, State,
  • Successful twenty-five year career; retired
  • Self-managed employee with a broad range of responsibilities, including customer service, emergency and safety procedures, and problem solving while maintaining all federal aviation regulations
Education and Training
Expected in 2019 to to Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training | Dartmouth College-Value Institute Learning Center, Lebanon, NH, GPA:
Expected in 2016 to to | Certificate in Healthcare Fundraising University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI GPA:
  • T. Richardson Miner, Jr. Full Scholarship 2016 Recipient for Conference
Expected in 2016 to to Associate of Science | Business Community College of Vermont, Bennington, VT, GPA:
  • 4.0 GPA/Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Expected in 2015 to to Certificate in Women's Leadership & Politics | St. Anselm’s College-National Education For Women , Manchester, NH GPA:
Expected in 1989 to to Bachelor of Arts | Criminal Justice University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, GPA:
  • Delta Gamma Sorority

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School Attended

  • Dartmouth College-Value Institute Learning Center
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Community College of Vermont
  • St. Anselm’s College-National Education For Women
  • University of South Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Events and Group Tours Manager
  • Events and Membership Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant to the Vice President
  • Owner/Designer
  • International & Domestic Flight Attendant


  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training
  • Associate of Science
  • Certificate in Women's Leadership & Politics
  • Bachelor of Arts

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