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Sample Resume for Event Planning Professional

OBJECTIVE
Event planning position where organizational and
communications expertise will add value.


KEYWORDS
Event planner, event coordinator, special event
planner, meeting planner, wedding planner, party
planner, project manager, communication, advertising,
promotions, travel, public relations, entertainment,
BA, Bachelor’s degree.
PROFILE
Strong event planning background. Experienced
coordinating successful programs and events involving
more than 500 attendees in current position (1999-
present).
Highly organized and efficient, with proven ability
to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
Excellent communication skills. Experienced presenter
and public speaker.
Cited for leadership and planning skills by reviewer,
who said: “She is able to organize activities and
extra events. She takes charge, gets the job done and
follows through with details.”
EXPERIENCE
Teacher, Any school, Anywhere, USA (1999-present).
Prepare and present lessons to classes of 20 third
grade students for private school with 1,200
students. Recruited by administration to plan major
special events and lead extracurricular activities.
Chosen by Principal as division leader, charged with
collecting and reviewing lesson plans for nine
teachers in third, fourth and fifth grades (2003-
2004).
Work with administration, faculty and student teams
to plan homecoming events and fundraising dinners;
track all milestones and ensure on-time, successful
completion.
Plan such fundraising events as Hawaiian Day,
including advertising/promotion, decorations,
costumes, student presentations and meal preparation.
Direct annual Language Arts Festival, student
competition with judges and awards ceremony.
Planned well-received event attended by more than 500
people; program included dinner buffet and
presentation of group projects on educational topics.
Developed student council into formal entity to
promote school events and student activities.
Youth Leader, Any Presbyterian Church, Anywhere, USA (1996-1998).
Planned and led activities for groups of up to 60
teenagers. Provided individual and group counseling.
Directed regular weekly activities/youth meetings and
special weekend events.
Organized and led outreach program for 25 youths
traveling to Cozumel. Coordinated legal paperwork,
travel, housing and meals. Planned local trips and
evening events on site.
EDUCATION
Master of Arts, Education Leadership, Any Int’l.
University, Anywhere, USA (currently attending).
Bachelor of Arts, Education, Any University,
Anywhere, USA (1996).
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Computer skills include Windows, Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Internet research.

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