Event Planner Mock Interview

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How do you multitask when you plan or manage multiple events?

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List of 25 Event Planner Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    How do you multitask when you plan or manage multiple events?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about your experience working with an event planning committee?

  3. 3.

    What are some strategies you use for managing and prioritizing work for yourself when there is too much work and too few staff members to complete the tasks at hand?

  4. 4.

    What would you do if the DJ is late and not responding to calls or emails?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about one bad experience you've had, preferably something catastrophic, how did you handle it? Was the event still a success?

  6. 6.

    Tell me about a work situation that required a creative solution.

  7. 7.

    We've read your resume and seen where you went to college and your work experience, but could you walk us through this period and tell us how you made the decisions you did regarding your education and work?

  8. 8.

    What approaches do you use in communicating with different people, customers, staff, co-workers, management? How do you know you are communicating effectively?

  9. 9.

    How would you describe your work style?

  10. 10.

    Describe your specific skills and experience related to Event Planning.

  11. 11.

    Describe your experience with designing and developing advertising graphics and publications used to market programs and services.

  12. 12.

    Give an example of a time when you felt the greatest sense of accomplishment in your job?

  13. 13.

    If you had to describe yourself as detail-oriented or big-picture oriented, which would you choose? Why?

  14. 14.

    How good are your listening skills? How do you know?

  15. 15.

    If you were hired, when could you start?

  16. 16.

    What was the most challenging event you've planned in the past?

  17. 17.

    What was the most successful event you've planned in the past?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about a time when you had to deal with a difficult client. How did you manage that relationship?

  19. 19.

    What brings out the most excitement for you in event planning?

  20. 20.

    What was the most difficult event you promoted? What made it difficult?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about a time when you were working within a tight budget for an event. What was the outcome?

  22. 22.

    What are important characteristics for an effective event coordinator?

  23. 23.

    Tell me about a mistake that you made on the job. What did you learn from it?

  24. 24.

    Explain a time when you disagreed with your boss. How did you handle this situation?

  25. 25.

    What value will you add to our team?