vip host resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Personable, take charge professional with a diverse background in fitness/athletics, public relations, marketing, event coordination, over 7 years of experience in the hospitality industry with VIP hosting, and sales. Excels at managing multiple priorities and shifting deadlines in fast paced environments. Well versed in motivating teams and individuals to achieve goals and objectives. Able to efficiently direct activities and tasks as well as analyze situations and develop effective solutions. A motivated, disciplined individual who works to the highest standards.
Customer Service, Account Management, Consumer & Business Sales, Public Relations, Talent Management, Event Planning Personal Training, Sports Writing/Blogging, Marketing, Promotions, Operations Management, Athletic Recruiting, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop
Promoted from VIP server to VIP Manager after 3 months of employment.
VIP Host, 04/2016 to Current
Live Nation Entertainment IncSalt Lake City, UT,
  • Initiate sales opportunities and establish a repeat customer base through excellent customer service.
  • Utilize up-selling techniques to effectively promote specials and increase revenue.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange selling strategies and marketing information.
  • Use networking opportunities to create successful, on-going business relationships.
  • Maintain friendly and professional customer interactions.
  • Use social media as a platform to market the venue, events, and nightly specials
Acted as customer liaison between sales management and personal accounts. Used networking opportunities to create successful, on-going business relationships.
Event Manager, 01/2016 to 04/2016
Cushman & WakefieldMenlo Park, CA,
  • Sales of event memorabilia
  • Set up of all infrastructure for Universal Event Photography kiosks at National Cheer and Dance events
  • Edit and Photoshop all cheerleading/ dance photos for clients Responsible for fixing all major issues dealing with kiosks/computers
  • Managing Universal Event Photography kiosk at large venues (Disney world wide sports, Convention centers, and school auditoriums).
Director of VIP Operations, 02/2015 to 02/2016
DoordashMishawaka, IN,

  • Melding the allure of the Orlando nightlife with contemporary entertainment.
  • Planned and publicized events, including negotiating vendor contracts and designing promotional materials.
  • Identified inefficiencies and made recommendations for process improvements.
  • Mentored, coached and trained all VIP department team members.
  • Oversaw all aspects of the establishment including all interviewing, hiring, and training of all staff members.
  • Managed all finances dealing with VIP sales.
  • Coordinated the priorities of staffing, service development emphasis, customer service and product delivery control, and maintains a program of ongoing total quality management in each department.
  • Served as booking agent for nightclub, coordinate marketing events, and schedule and book celebrity hosts.
  • Set up and managed venue for high profile music artists who performed concerts at venue
  • Ensured customer satisfaction.
  • Proven track record of maintaining a regular VIP client base targeting celebrity athletes and other high profile customers.
  • Exceeding all VIP sales quotas.
  • Selling $20,000 a night of VIP tables

VIP Lead (Assistant VIP Manager) / Server, 04/2014 to 02/2015
ExperianPhoenix, AZ,
  • Served as Head VIP waitress
  • Managed all VIP waitresses, leading the team in making nightly quotas averaging $15,000.
  • Maintained and conducted all inventory and maintenance schedules.
  • Trained all new hires for department
  • Managed and organize all VIP needs requiring multitasking in a fast paced environment.
  • Initiated sales opportunities and establish a repeat customer base through excellent customer service.
  • Utilized up-selling techniques to effectively promote specials and increase revenue.
Account Executive, 06/2013 to 11/2013
Toshiba Business SolutionsCity, STATE,
  • Experienced in B2B and consumer sales.
  • Drive sales revenue and market share through managing a territory and building customer relationships.
  • Prospected new clients through warm and cold lead generation.
  • Responsible for proposals, presentations, and product demonstrations as well as negotiating terms of the sale.
  • Consistently met or exceeded personal and company sales quotas.
Recruiter/Scouting Intern, 2013 to 04/2013
University Of South Florida FootballCity, STATE,
  • Assisted the Director of Player Personnel in the recruitment of top high school athletes for the university's college football program.
  • Managed and planned all recruiting visits and provided recruits with valuable information on the university athletic and academic programs.
  • Responsible for selling the program, maintaining relationships with prospects and their families and developing offers.
Public Relations Intern, 2012 to 01/2012
NBA All-StarCity, STATE,
  • Scheduled and coordinated media coverage for all celebrity guests
  • Scheduled all talent bookings for post game events
  • Planned and organized corporate media and other special events.
  • Supported clients and ensured satisfaction with their accommodations and media exposure.
  • Published and prepared press releases covering events.
  • Acted as communications liaison 
  • Managed all media, press and public relations issues.
VIP Server, 2012 to 2014
Vain NightclubCity, STATE,
  • Initiate sales opportunities and establish a repeat customer base through excellent customer service.
  • Utilize up-selling techniques to effectively promote specials and increase revenue.

Personal Assistant / Publicist, 06/2010 to 2013
NFL AthleteCity, STATE,
  • Prepared future NFL prospect for NFL combine.
  • Trained client on interview tools and skills.
  • Generated clothing endorsement deals for client.
  • Developed and implemented marketing campaigns for client.
  • Formed and created fan/client relationships.
  • Scheduled and coordinated all events for client as well as oversaw all possible extracurricular events and activities.
  • Traveled with the manager to take notes and dictation at meetings.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Coordinated overnight travel arrangements and accommodations.
  • Researched and collected options for the best pricing on hotels, flights and home furnishings.
  • Organized personal and professional calendars and supplied reminders of upcoming meetings and events.
  • Typed documents, updated websites and compiled information for meetings.
Bachelor of Arts: Communications, Expected in 2013
University of South Florida - Tampa, FL
  • Emphasis in Organizational Communications
  • Communications, English and Journalism coursework
  • Marketing and Advertising coursework
  • Coursework in Public Relations

Certificate: Nutrition, Expected in 2016
University of Central Florida - Orlando, FL
  • Continuing Education Certificate in Nutrition, Food, and Health

Account Management, Photoshop, B2B, Customer Service, Event Planning, Hiring, Managing, Promoting, Marketing, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Multitasking, Negotiating, Operations Management, Press releases, Proposals, Public Relations, Recruiting, Sales, Staffing, Total quality management, Meeting coordinator, Managing large venues

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School Attended

  • University of South Florida
  • University of Central Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • VIP Host
  • Event Manager
  • Director of VIP Operations
  • VIP Lead (Assistant VIP Manager) / Server
  • Account Executive
  • Recruiter/Scouting Intern
  • Public Relations Intern
  • VIP Server
  • Personal Assistant / Publicist


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate

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