special event manager resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

I am seeking to maintain a full-time position that offers the professional challenges to utilize my interpersonal skills. I utilize infinite communication and excellent time management to learn new problem-solving skills. I am a detail-oriented team player with a strong skill of direction and organization. I am blessed with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with accuracy because I pay attention to detail(s). I am an energetic event manager with over 15-years of successful catering career experience for public and private events. I am an effective planner and coordinator. I also demonstrate cost-effective budgeting, scheduling and marketing skills. I also promote mental health wellness. Intervention(s), outreach and prevention tactics to families, the community and the individual.

  • Bilingual, spanish interpreter and translator.
  • Answered incoming phone calls, emails, questions and community concerns.
  • File and client management as a receptions liaison and information hub.
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Customer rapport and client correspondence
  • Outreach Initiatives and fundraising events
  • Strategic recommendations, event type planning and coordinations
  • Schedule contract employees
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Square Up, BNL Bookings Database,
  • Vendor Negotiations and service coordinations
  • Monitoring Events Planning Trends and live events
  • Staff oversight and location scouting
  • Contract administration and financial transactions
  • Stage and banquet hall, event space setup and breakdown
Work History
Special Event Manager, 08/2020 to Current
United Family Of StoresClovis, NM,
  • Manage events planning, booking, and event promotions.
  • Oversee set up and break down preparations, cleaning and restocking of bathroom supplies.
  • Document timelines, payment plans and sales of alcohol insurance(s).
  • Trained and supervised employee contract event staff for complete tasks on times and scheduling.
  • Instruct and implement contingency plans of safety to address last-minute changes or unforeseen events on the weekends.
  • Developed incident and event reports, documenting all aspects of each event.
  • Utilized social media to promote events and increase attendance and dates of availability.
  • Analyze and improve on cost savings for the campus, vendors and suppliers on community events.
  • Implement tours, call times, rehearsals and procedures of a planning process to entrepreneurs and their events.

Resident Navigator, 03/2022 to 08/2022
B.U.I.L.D. Inc.City, STATE,
  • Brought awareness to the West Humboldt Park Area and Community about Evictions Prevention.
  • Delivered information concerning the new laws set in place to protect the families, children and the individuals facing an eviction.
  • Provided education and referrals to pantries, shelters and clothing resources in the case of a lock out from living residences.
Butler, Bartender, Server, Driver, 01/2010 to 08/2020
Limelight, Jewell, And J&L CateringCity, STATE,
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team, and the business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Conducted regular inventory count to keep bar and drink supplies stocked, avoiding expensive rush orders and stealing of beverages.
  • Served high customer volumes during special events, nights, and weekends.
  • Delivered goods and products to customer on time and in excellent condition while operating company vehicles.
  • Served food and beverages promptly with a focused attention to customer needs and detail(s).
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation, and sanitation protocol for receptions, dinner and after set(s).
  • Followed a proper safety procedures and protocols while loading, unloading, setting up and breaking down of events.
  • Maintained a professional and a friendly demeanor to resolve customer complaints.

Catering, 01/2010 to 08/2020
Bullpen, Hospitality One, And All-Team StaffingCity, STATE,
  • Maintained flexible work schedule to meet event needs.
  • Helped chefs, servers, and guests with service of prepared food and timely deliver with professional presentation.
  • Cleaned and organized kitchen(s), receptions and all event areas with a team efficiency.
  • Provided friendly, courteous service to create memorable moments for guests in a public and private event space arena.
No Degree: CRSS/ CPRS, Expected in 04/2023 to New Hope School of Counseling - Chicago, IL,
No Degree: National Certified Recovery Specialist, Expected in 01/2023 to Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition - Chicago, IL,
Master of Science: Cinema Production, Expected in 07/2017 to DePaul University - Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science: Cinema Arts And Science, Expected in 07/2016 to Columbia College Chicago - Chicago, IL
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts, Expected in 07/2012 to Morton College - Cicero, IL
No Degree: Office Technology, Expected in 10/1999 to West Side Technical Institute - Chicago, IL,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1995 to Holy Trinity High School - Chicago, IL,
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School Attended

  • New Hope School of Counseling
  • Chicago Recovering Communities Coalition
  • DePaul University
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Morton College
  • West Side Technical Institute
  • Holy Trinity High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Event Manager
  • Resident Navigator
  • Butler, Bartender, Server, Driver
  • Catering


  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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