Festival Director Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Looking for employment in a Festival Director position that will help further my career while bringing my experience and education to the organization as well.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong experience of managing large-scale event marketing activities
  • Familiarity with budgeting, fundraising, grant writing, and community projects
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good task prioritization and task management skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot unexpected problems, achieving conflict resolution
  • Ability to negotiate complex business agreements with corporate, government, individuals

Professional Experience:

Festival Director

ATI Enterprises, Cambridge, MA

August 2005 – Present

  • Delivered the Festival editorial and scheduled program and events.
  • Managed and allocated Festival budget.
  • Managed and recruited permanent and freelance staff.
  • Appointed all suppliers, negotiated costs and directed crew and technical equipment organization.
  • Managed and maintained relationships with venues.
  • Developed and managed sponsorships, and third party partnerships.

Festival Director

Casa Esperanza, Cambridge, MA

May 2000 – July 2005

  • Coordinated with the Commercial Director in operating annual marketing plan and campaign.
  • Developed the marketing, branding and on-stage look for each year.
  • Oversaw the production of all Festival initiatives including receptions, parties, dinners and other special events.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

Johnson & Wales University, Denver, CO