Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
England
T: 0044 121 638 0026
E: info@dayjob.com

PERSONAL SUMMARY

Maxine has experience of putting together events of different size and complexity, and is someone who can be relied upon to create a seamless guest experience. As a true professional she is always the last one to leave and switch the lights off at the end of an event. She has a dynamic personality and a proven ability to coordinate amongst internal and external stakeholders at all levels. With her present employer she is involved in working with the sales and marketing teams to put together local, national and international guest focused events. Right now she is looking for a suitable position with a company that wants to recruit talented event managers.

CAREER HISTORY

EVENT MANAGER – Start Date – Present
Employers name – Location
Responsible for the strategy and delivery of successful fundraising events

Duties;

  • Setting up promotional displays at events in places where they will be seen by the maximum number of people.
  • Tactfully contacting some guests after an event and getting feedback from them as to what they thought of the event as a whole.
  • Explaining to a target audience the benefits of them attending an event.
  • Overseeing the setup of tables, chairs and decorations.
  • Finding and securing a suitable venue for the event.
  • Making arrangements for VIP’s and guest speakers.
  • Counselling or disciplining event staff whose work performance has been poor.
  • Managing events from start to finish.
  • Projecting the income and expenditure for an event.
  • Managing guest expectations.
  • Writing up post event reports for senior managers.
  • Making sure there are enough waiters and waitresses available to meet the needs of event guests.
  • Taking group reservations.
  • Advising event officials.
  • Negotiating advertising rates with newspapers to advertise the event.

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Event Management

  • Planning activities for ‘client side’ organizations.
  • Identifying sponsorship and promotional activities.
  • Negotiating with companies that supply events with equipment, food or beverages.
  • Superb customer service skills.
  • Able to communicate ideas effectively.
  • Knowledge of standard procedures for holding events.
  • Organising promotional campaigns.
  • Experience of community fundraising projects.

Personal

  • Physically fit and able to stand and walk around from up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Can communicate well with a broad range of people.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Hosting special events
Organising receptions
Public relations
Business development
Marketing activities
Operational delivery

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

University name  –  Degree details           Study Dates
College name      –  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       –  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates

REFERENCES

Available on request.

 


 

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