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Tell me about your event planning experience.


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Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates you know the steps involved in creating a successful event. If you have never helped to plan an event before, but you been involved in events on the day of, describe that event(s) and your role(s). 

Do you have any experience advertising and promoting events?


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When planning events, unexpected changes or issues inevitably arise. Please tell me about a time when you were directly involved in planning an event, and an unexpected issue or problem occurred. What happened and how did you handle the situation?

To see how you handle shifting priorities and emergency situations.

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Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that demonstrates your ability to deal with someone who is upset. How do you handle yourself?

Tell me about a time when you had multiples things to do with varying deadlines. How did you keep organized under pressure?

They will want to know that if they give you a number of tasks to do, that you will have some kind or organizational strategy that you use that works for you.

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Answer Tips

Use the STAR technique - Situation, Action, Task, Result. Pick a time and tell a story that outlines your strategy keeping things organized when you have a lot to do. Be specific.

How do you measure the success of an event?

To see if you are able to set goals and potentially learn from mistakes.

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