Event Manager

Resume posted by Nikos Pantelis in Marketing.

Desired position type: Internship
Location: Independence Kansas, United States

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Summary

I am a hard-working, conscientious, reliable person who likes challenges and up to learn new skills every day. I get on very well with people. I am a great team worker and I work well on my own. I have the ability to work under pressure to ensure the efficient running of an event. I am organized, precise with strong attention to detail. I have the ability to lead and motivate a team.

Education

2016-2017 MSc Event Management (2:1)
Coventry University, UK

Modules included: event planning and project management, event sustainability and risk management, managing people in the event industry, event marketing and sponsorship and facilities and events operations
management.

Thesis: ‘How event organisers prevent the ambush marketing in Olympic Games’.

2008 – 2014 BSc Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies Department (6.52/10 – 2:1) University of Patras

4-year programme, including 52 modules including: History of civilizations, cultural theory, museology, introduction to cultural management, cultural communication, cultural and multimedia production methodology, principles of business administration, databases I, II and principles of marketing.

Dissertation: “The cultural identity of Etoloakarnanias’ county means of formal and informal websites”.

Experience

Jun 17-Aug 17 Event Coordinator Coventry Refugees & Migrant Centre (Coventry)

• Responsible to find the venue for the event. Negotiating with different venues in order to
cover all he needs of the event.
• Catering: dealing with catering companies, constant negotiations to achieve an advantageous
solution for the company and the best solution for the guests.
• Develop a marketing plan. Design a marketing campaign for the event, which combines the
traditional with the digital marketing tools, such as social media campaign, radio advertising.
• Coordination of the event team during the event, sharing roles and responsibilities.

Jul 16-Sept 16 Event Coordinator European Sustainability Academy (Crete)
16.09.2016 i and Qi Gong Event”
16.09.2016-18.09.2016 “4th Women Empowerment Awards 2016”
• Establish a new networking of vendors. Consecutive communication and negotiation for the best deal with suppliers in terms of all the tasks about the catering, entertainment, transformation, accommodation should be done for the 3- days event.
• Creating the event rotas. Managing the volunteers and sharing duties to the members of the event team.
• Marketing the event. Using digital marketing tools to promote the event by uploading the event in different local websites and on social media. Editing the press release of the event and sending in the local newspaper.
• Managing the timelines and various tasks of the event. These tasks include catering, transformation and accommodation of the guests and the volunteers.
Dec 15-May 15 Assistant Waiter Roast restaurant, London Bridge, London
• Food Runner- providing Assistance to staging weddings
• Weekly dishes presentation
• Knowledge of the menu

May 15-Oct 15 Receptionist Happy days Hotel and Resort 3*, Theologos, Rhodes Island, Greece
• Negotiating with the tourist agencies
• Managing the bookings
• Welcoming the guests
• Organising events for the guests

Apr 16 –Jun 16 Event Coordinator Generation Success, London, UK
• Marketing the each conference of the company during the 3-months voluntary job. Identify the most popular national and international promotional websites and upload the event. Bringing new promotional ideas of the events such the ‘twitter-picture quotes’
• Administer of the ruffle of each conference. Finding the prize by contacting with the suppliers. Responsible for collection of the tickets and decide its price.
• Welcoming the speakers to the events. Making research for the speakers and collecting all the details about them.
• Participated in staging the event. Preparing the presentations of each speaker. Setting up the company’s banners. Sharing the questionnaires to the guests.

Mar 11 (3 working days) Event Coordinator University of Patra’s, Agrinion, Greece
Student’s Union 3-day cultural event. Manager of day 3 themed:
“Local Culture: Traditional Uniforms and Songs From a Different Era”.
• Leading and motivating the members of the event team. Sharing duties and timelines.
• Consecutive communication with the stakeholders
• Negotiating with vendors for the best services provided.
• Secure that all the tasks should be done on time

Specialties

    confident, enthousiatic, Problem Solver, self motivated., Team Worker

Spoken Languages

    - English ( excellent ) - French ( intermediate ), Greek native