Meeting planners are actually corporate event organizers who arrange events like meetings, seminars and presentations for an office. They gather different materials and administer logistics to ensure the success of a corporate meeting and are actually quite indispensible. They work with vendors and other agencies to ensure the success of an event and are required to possess excellent communication skills.

Meeting planners need to have some background in working at this position before they are hired because this work may seem easy but it is actually quite difficult. The following resume sample can be used as a sample for applying for this position.

 

Meeting Planner Resume Sample

 

CELINA APPLETON

200 Witzel Avenue  ♦ Oshkosh, WI 90222 ♦ Cell: (999) 999-9889 ♦ Email:


MEETING PLANNER

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

• Over 6 years of experience in planning and organizing small to large scale successful events
• Excellent knowledge of planning meeting logistics
• Hands on experience in developing and building on topics for varied meetings and conferences
• Well-versed in creating liaison with core agencies for materials and other resources
• Highly experienced in monitoring event activities to ensure appropriate compliance with program directives

MEETING PLANNING EXPERTISE

Managing assigned projects Contract negotiations
Developing and tracking budgets Strategic planning
Ensuring logistical support Onsite management
Monitoring and meeting timelines Maintaining good relationships

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BLUEBIRD, Oshkosh, WI | Mar 2007 – Present

Meeting Planner
• Plan and organize corporate meetings and seminars
• Manage venues according to requirements
• Arrange travel logistics such as tickets, schedules and hotel arrangements
• Develop timelines for every meeting
• Manage equipment and materials as requested
• Manage communication activities between company and other related agencies

AAA COMPANY, Oshkosh, WI | Feb 2005 – Mar 2007

Administrative Assistant
• Provided support to the office in terms of managing small and big details of everyday work
• Managed email and correspondence
• Assisted with marketing and sales activities as and when required
• Made travel arrangements and assist with meeting planning
• Created a first point of contact for all customers and visitors

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF OSHKOSH, Oshkosh, WI – 2006
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

• Excellent communication and coordination skills
• Ability to remain organized at all times and multitask effectively
• Proficient in multi-tasking and working independently
• Strong knowledge of establishing priorities