Consider your wedding coordinator resume as bait to hook a job. This document must have a very impressive and engaging start in order to serve as valuable bait. It must be started with a performance summary or profile. Employers usually read the summary first and their decision of whether or not continue reading largely depends on summary section.

A wedding coordinator position demands effective communication skills, management expertise and an aesthetic sense. Your resume needs to reflect these three elements. Look at the example below to get a better idea.


Wedding Coordinator Resume Sample


Hannah Joseph

7655 Hillside Sq, Chicago, IL 87909
(008) 333-6666
hannah . joseph @ email .com


Summary: Dedicated, meticulous event management professional with a track record of coordinating 45 large scale events including 38 weddings. Highly skilled in designing and implementing innovative wedding themes, developing and maintaining client database, and negotiating with third party vendors and service providers.


• Well versed in developing economical contracts with music DJs and flower providers
• Skilled in conducting wedding market surveys and incorporating emerging trends in wedding planning
• Experienced in accomplishing economical yet high quality lighting and photography deals
• Capable of handling correspondence and remain in constant contact with the customer, ensuring the whole event is planned as per customer preferences and desires


Wedding Coordinator | Dream Weddings, Chicago, IL | July 2012 – Present

• Initiate a wedding schedule mechanism that helped the team in organizing and time targeting small chunks of the event, enhancing the team’s productivity by 10%
• Secure a large scale and highly profitable contract with a client for the company
• Meet the clients, build rapport and develop a wedding plan with time frames
• Develop and suggest various wedding themes to the clients
• Arrange tasting sessions with caterers and accompany the client in same
• Make flower purchases
• Communicate effectively with DJ and light providers

Event Planner | F&J Events, Chicago, IL | May 2010 – June 2012

• Created three new wedding themes which were much appreciated by colleagues and management
• Developed a panel system after extensive negotiations with third party service providers reducing total event costs by 20%
• Made venue reservations and travel arrangements if needed
• Ensured proper and timely decoration of the venue
• Negotiated with caterers and other service providers on behalf of the client


Wedding Themes Creation Training | ABC College, Chicago, IL – 2011

AA, Event Management | State University, Chicago, IL – 2009