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Event Planner Interview Questions

"Before going to the interview for an event planning position, prepare to answer questions about your communication, negotiation, and organizational skills as well as your event planning experience. The interviewer will want to make sure you can meet with clients, negotiate with vendors, and coordinate all event details of every event while meeting tight deadlines."

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what was the largest event you planned

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event which was attended by 3200 people

What would you do about something you had to do but did not have all the answers?

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Have you used event planning/conference planning software?

You've been planning an event XYZ for a few months, when a week before the date of it, the customer wants to change multiple elements of it. However, you know it will simply not be possible for logistical reasons. How do you communicate this to the customer, who will definitely be upset about this fact.

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Are you a people's person?

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Describe a time when you dealt with a disgruntled customer, how did you resolve the situation?

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What was I looking for: a career or a job? Did I feel hard work was enough to be successful?

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Why do you want to be part of our team?

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Would I be willing to work more than the regular 40 hour work week?

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Giving an answer to "where do you want to be in 5 years?" is always tough.

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