Event Planner Cover Letter Examples of 2023

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You can write a great event planner cover letter by exploring and expressing why the job appeals to you. The below tips and examples will show you how to translate your goals into a powerful new cover letter for your job search.

Downloadable Cover Letter Examples

Example #1
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Example #2
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Example #3
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Example #3

Event Planner Text-Only Cover Letters

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Allison Rosenberg
123 Convoy St, San Diego, CA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Ms. Rachel Johnson
Hiring Manager
BKA Events Corp.
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear Ms. Johnson:

In my current role as Event Organizer for ABC Ocean Inn, I’ve been praised in all formal reviews for my versatile support of ~15 wedding receptions annually. I hope to bring that same dedication to your advertised Event Planner role.

It was interesting to read your job posting, as I am committed to making events “seamless and enjoyable” for hosts and attendees. In my work on formal social occasions, I have built positive relationships with diverse clients, colleagues, and vendors. As a result of this collaborative streak, I have excelled at the following:

  • Co-managing various event details such as transport, accommodations, food and beverage, and audiovisual setup
  • Maintaining frequent phone and email contact with clients to ensure open lines of communication and clear expectations
  • Navigating the many uncertainties and event complexities caused by recent years’ Covid-19 restrictions

Please see the enclosed resume for more details on my event planning experience. In particular, I’d refer you to my highlights under ABC Ocean Inn since they overlap well with the priorities named in your job posting.

I look forward to telling you more about how I can serve your organization and am available to talk at your convenience. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,
Allison Rosenberg

Cameron Malfara
123 Windermere Rd., Seattle, WA 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Ms. Lori Taylor
Hiring Manager
BPZ Conference Services
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear Ms. Taylor:

In my current role as Event Planner for XYZ Convention Services, I grew membership in three industry associations by planning regional conferences that met 100% of attendance goals. I want to drive similar positive results at your company.

My passion is organizing successful events and conferences for corporate clients. Through five-plus years of experience, I’ve managed consistent positive experiences for attendees, helping to boost clients’ brands and goodwill with members and customers. My recent work highlights and qualifications also include the following:

  • Negotiated contract updates with three vendors, improving the partnership and lowering costs by an average of 8%
  • Helped the business navigate significant disruption and uncertainty in the spring and summer of 2020 caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Earned a near-perfect (99.4%) client satisfaction score, ranking #1 on a 12-person event planning team

The enclosed resume provides a broader overview of my event planning background and achievements. It would be my pleasure to speak with you further about my skills. To schedule an interview, please call or email me. In the near future, I’ll reach out to you to confirm that you have received my resume and to see if you have any preliminary questions. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,
Cameron Malfara

Jessica Lang
123 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Ms. Meiling Li
Hiring Manager
JLD Events Management
(123) 456-7890
[email protected]

Dear Ms. Li:

In my current role as Event Planner for ABC Conference Planning, I’ve organized business events that set new records for both in-person and digital attendance. I’d be thrilled to apply my skill set to your advertised Event Coordinator position.

Your job posting caught my attention, especially the call for someone who “can innovate and adapt to fast-changing industry conditions.” This has been a common thread of my 12-plus years of experience, which includes the following highlights:

  • Appointed to a special committee tasked with navigating industry changes and pursuing new growth opportunities. Helped guide the business through significant disruption in early 2020 caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Worked closely with clients to understand their needs and concerns, setting a clear purpose for each occasion. Expertly managed various event details such as venue, lodging, expenses, and food and beverage services
  • Set strategies for more efficient and flexible planning of up to 20 wedding ceremonies and receptions annually at an upscale venue

Please see the enclosed resume for more details on my event planning experience. In particular, I’d refer you to my achievements under ABC Conference Planning, LLC, which match well with the initiatives you cited in your job posting.

I look forward to hearing from you and learning more about this job opportunity soon.

Sincerely,
Jessica Lang

Event Planner Cover Letter Tips

Below are three essential tips you should follow in working on your cover letter:

1. Brainstorm why event planning appeals to you.

Before you draft your cover letter:

•   Take ten minutes or so to brainstorm.

•   Quickly jot down why you want the job you’re pursuing and what draws you to event planning in general.

•   Don’t worry about order or organization at this stage – write your thoughts as they occur.

By exploring these ideas informally, you make it much easier to express them freshly and confidently in your resulting cover letter.

Example:

My passion is organizing successful events and conferences for corporate clients. Through five-plus years of experience, I’ve managed consistent positive experiences for attendees, helping to boost clients’ brands and goodwill with members and customers.

2. Start with an event highlight.

Countless cover letters begin with a general statement like “Please accept my enclosed application to your advertised Event Planner job opening.” Statements like this are unnecessary and stuffy. If the hiring manager looks at your cover letter, they know they’ve received your application.

Give your letter a fresher intro. Cut right to the chase. Open by giving a specific, factual statement of one of your career highlights. When the highlight aligns with a hiring manager’s needs, it’ll catch their attention in the same way the job posting caught yours.

Example:

Dear Ms. Taylor:

In my current role as Event Planner for XYZ Convention Services, I grew membership in three industry associations by planning regional conferences that met 100% of attendance goals. I want to drive similar positive results at your company.

3. Refer back to your resume.

Your cover letter has one primary purpose: to get hiring managers to read your resume (which, in turn, should get them to call you for an interview). For this reason, always refer to your enclosed resume in some capacity in your letter. A good strategy here is highlighting a specific job in your Experience section. This makes it easier for the hiring manager to switch from scanning your letter to reading your resume in greater detail.

Example:

Please see the enclosed resume for more details on my event planning experience. In particular, I’d refer you to my achievements under ABC Conference Planning, LLC, which match well with the initiatives you cited in your job posting.

More Resume & Cover Letter Resources

The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that jobs for meeting, convention, and event planners will increase by about 18 percent between 2021 and 2031. For more insight on pursuing opportunities in this field and related fields, check out the links below:

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