Resume writing is about projecting your positives in a convincing manner to the prospective employer. He should be convinced that you are the perfect candidate for the position. Along with resume writing tips you need to look at some sample resumes to get an idea of how you should design and write your resume. Sample resume of an Event Manager:Profile Senior Event Manager with varied experience in planning, coordinating and monitoring large shows, events and conferences. Expertise in each area of event management from sales to execution coupled with an ability to lead and motivate the team to perform and achieve budget surplus.
Incorporating my experience in global marketing and event coordination that span over 10 years to lead the team and achieve the revenue target. Plan, execute and manage corporate events in Asia, Latin America and Europe.
Professional experience :
Exhibition Center Boston Senior Event Manager 2005- Present ???Primary operations manager responsible of planning and supporting services for 25-36 shows annually ???Served as a contact point between show managers, exhibitors and contractors ???Preparing a time line for the entire event and delegating to the team ???Conducting weekly operation meetings with contractors, clients and the team ???Monitoring the event venue activities ???Tracking all expenses Starwood Hotels Framingham 2003-2005 Catering Sales Manger ???Managed meetings, conferences, and social events form idea generation to the completion. ???Managed site visits and client presentations ???Coordinated floor plans, audio visual amenities, and menus ???Providing suggestions to add value to events and enhancing overall client satisfactions
Systems:Windows (NT, 2000, XP, Vista); Macintosh (OS 7.x, 8.x, 9.x, 10) Software:Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio); EventPro; FilemakerPro; Adobe (Photoshop, PageMaker); Meeting Matrix; Delphi MPE; Quicken; Peachtree;
EduSimmons College Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Political Science- 2002Boston, MA Oxford University Study Abroad Program -Oxford, England, 2001 Writing a cover letter is as vital as writing a resume, since it gives the basic idea of your background to the employer. Sample of a cover letter: Contact details Date Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name: I wish to apply for the post of Event Manager advertised in the XYZ. Please find encl. attach. of my resume for your kind perusal. I hold a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science backed with 7 years of experience in Event Management. My expertise lies in initializing concepts, concept generation, planning, executing, monitoring and analyzing the events. I lead and train the team to achieve the set targets. I appreciate your taking time to review my experience and other details. Thank you, Your name and signature