Event Coordinator

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Glynis Giggy

glynis.giggy@gmail.com | (994) 151-2335 | 1442 W 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Summary


I am an experienced Event Coordinator with over 3 years of experience. I have a proven track record in organizing and executing successful events. I am highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent time management skills. I am able to work independently as well as part of a team. I have a positive attitude and thrive under pressure.

Experience


Event Coordinator at Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, UTApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully coordinated and executed 100 events from start to finish with an average event budget of $10,000.
  • Managed a team of 15+ volunteers and staff members per event.
  • Effectively communicated with clients to understand their needs and wants for the event.
  • Created comprehensive timelines and checklists for each stage of the event planning process.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors to secure best possible rates within budget constraints.
  • Wrote proposals that resulted in securing new business totaling $350,000 in annual revenue.

Assistant Event Coordinator at Ballet West, UTSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully coordinated and executed 10 events with over 100 attendees each, within budget and on schedule.
  • Worked closely with clients to understand their needs and develop creative solutions that met their objectives while staying within their budget.
  • Managed a team of 4 event staff members, responsible for training, scheduling and evaluating performance.
  • Created detailed event timelines and checklists which ensured all details were accounted for before, during and after the event.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors to secure favorable terms including discounts, complimentary items/services & preferred pricing.
  • Successfully resolved any issues or problems that arose during events in a calm and efficient manner.

Education


High School Diploma at Brigham Young University, UTSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to effectively communicate with others, how to manage my time wisely, and how to think critically.

Skills


  • Event planning
  • Event management
  • Budgeting
  • Contract negotiation
  • Customer service
  • Marketing and sales

Asha Tosta

asha.tosta@gmail.com | (464) 380-7671 | Jackson, MS

Summary


I have over 3 years of experience as an Event Coordinator. I am extremely organized and detail-oriented, and I have a passion for making sure that every event is successful. I have successfully coordinated events of all sizes, from small parties to large conferences. My clients always come away happy, and they often comment on how my attention to detail makes all the difference.

Experience


Event Coordinator at Southern Hospitality Events, MSJun 2022 - Present

  • Planned and executed a successful corporate event for 500 guests that included a keynote speech, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities.
  • Increased attendance at the annual gala by 15% through targeted marketing efforts and social media outreach.
  • Secured sponsorships from local businesses to help offset costs of events.
  • Negotiated contracts with vendors to get the best possible rates for services rendered.
  • Managed a team of volunteers who helped set up and break down all event equipment.

Assistant Event Coordinator at Weddings by Design, MSJul 2019 - May 2022

  • Successfully coordinated and executed 5 events with over 200 attendees each, within budget and on time.
  • Created event timelines, managed vendors, and communicated regularly with clients to ensure their vision was being met.
  • Regularly went above and beyond expectations by adding personal touches to events that left guests wowed.
  • Successfully upsold packages and add-ons to increase revenue for the company by 15%.
  • Managed a team of 4 day-of coordinators at each event ensuring all tasks were completed efficiently.
  • Became an expert in using various planning software programs such as Trello, Asana, Google Calendar etc.

Education


High School Diploma at Mississippi School for Mathematics and ScienceAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to communicate effectively with my peers and teachers.

Skills


  • Event planning
  • Event management
  • Budgeting
  • Contract negotiation
  • Customer service
  • Marketing and advertising