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Gaylord Opryland Resort - Executive Meetings Manager Resume Example

Ellie Russell
Professional Summary:

Accomplished and energetic Event Manager with a solid history of achievement in Event Planning. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include time management, customer service and catering.

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Administration and Management
  • Coordination
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Complex Problem Solving
Executive Meetings Manager Sep 2011Present Gaylord Opryland Resort Nashville, TN Planning of events from contract signing to execution.
Review bills from events for accuracy
Arrange catered events 
Work with operations team to insure that event goes flawlessly
Work with transportation for travel around Nashville
Help in the creating of event themes
Train and manage administrative assistant
Help in training of new managers
Special Events Manager Dec 2006Aug 2011 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Planning and executing of events for up to 6,000 people
Managed budgets for all events
Determined themes for all events including black tie dinners
Managed and trained student workers on execution of events from decor to set
Worked with caterers to come up with creative menus
Worked with rental vendors for design and set up of all events
Managed inventory of all of Special Events supplies that included signage and liquor
Coordinator, Parents and Grandparents Development and Alumni Relations May 2005Dec 2006 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Planned and executed 6 events a year for up to 300 people each
Worked with Vanderbilt Leadership in scheduling meetings
Managed all communication distributed to parents and grandparents of Vanderbilt students
Planned travel and schedules for two development officers
Planned events in other cities for parents and grandparents to meet with Vanderbilt Leadership
Managed two student workers 
Helped in training of new coordinators in Development and Alumni Relations
Administrative Assistant, Owen Graduate School Development and Alumni Relations May 2004May 2005 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Assisted in planning of Owen's black tie dinner and all alumni events for Owen Graduate School
Assisted in planning of Owen's reunion weekend events
Planned events for alumni in other cities to meet with the Dean of Owen Graduate School and other Vanderbilt Leadership
Managed all communication sent to Owen alumni from Development and Alumni Relations
Managed travel and schedule for Associate Dean of Development and Alumni Relations for Owen Graduate School
Managed the yearly donation program for Owen Graduate School
Theater Hillsborough Community College Brandon , FL
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Previous Companies:

  • Gaylord Opryland Resort
  • Vanderbilt University

Previous Job Positions:

  • Executive Meetings Manager
  • Special Events Manager
  • Coordinator
  • Parents and Grandparents Development and Alumni Relations
  • Administrative Assistant


  • Hillsborough Community College

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