EXPERIENCE

Theatre for a New Audience, 2020 – Present (Currently furloughed due to COVID-19)

Membership Manager

       o Design and manage the launch, solicitation and stewardship for a new corporate program, The Corporate Circle
       o Solicit corporate gifts and provide stewardship and benefit fulfillment to corporations and members as well as 50+

          Producer Circle Members ($1000-$5000)
       o Manage all correspondence, acknowledgements and materials relating to the Producers Circle and Corporate

          Membership programs in Raisers Edge and other related software
       o Create donor/prospect cultivation methodology for individuals, corporations and foundations
       o Research and maintain profiles on donors, corporations and foundations as well as prospect research

Prasad Consulting & Research, 2019
The Kulton Group, 2018-2019

Research, Development and Event Consultant

      o Conducted internet and open source research and prospecting of potential individual and corporate donors
      o Managed the website and multiple databases to generate reports and prepare data entries including Donor Search,

         iWave, Wealth Engine, Guide Star, Wealth-X and Wix/Weebly
      o Researched, analyzed, and synthesized large quantities of data into a user-friendly, concise format and wrote

         comprehensive prospect reports for clients

St. Ann's Warehouse, 2018-2019 (Position Eliminated)

Events and Membership Manager

 

Events:

     o Project managed and tracked all special events (approx. 30 per season), including but not limited to: opening and closing night         

        parties, Inside Circle Dinners and VIP receptions

     o Negotiated contracts, hired and supervised vendors for all events
     o Responsible for $250,000 special events budget and $600,000 gala budget
     o Planned and executed the St. Ann's Annual Gala for 500+ people, which exceed its goal by over $800,000 in 2018 and

        $700,000 in 2019

Membership:

     o Revamped and managed the membership program (1000+ donors of $75 - $1000), including solicitation, stewardship,   

        acknowledgment, and benefit fulfillment resulting in the goal of $68,000 being met and almost doubled to $127,000 by the end of   

        fiscal year

     o Coordinated the Insider Circle program (75 donors of $2,500 - $9,999) including stewardship and benefit fulfillment o Identified 

        existing donors to upgrade and new prospects to cultivate; conducted prospect research prior to meetings o Tracked all incoming   

        gifts and provided comprehensive financial and other reports from Raisers Edge
     o Drafted acknowledgements and renewal letters for all programs

     o Executed direct mail communications, mail and digital appeals, and developed materials for annual and strategic campaigns 

        surrounding season or project-specific initiatives with Marketing and Design teams as well as Mail House

 

Westport Country Playhouse, 2016 – 2018
Corporate Relations/Special Events Manager, 2017-2018

.    o Redesigned, implemented and executed the Corporate Program including benefits, outreach, gifts, contracts and requests

     o Responsible for all special events (approx. 25 per season) including coordinating Insider Insights and Tech Talk series, opening night

        dinners, trips to London and LA, and special programming

     o Oversaw and managed Phase 1 of the 2018 gala with a $600,000 goal and served as the Text2Give liaison
     o Negotiated contracts and hired vendors
     o Managed departmental calendaring and project-managed departmental tasks and events using Asana
     o Researched corporate giving history and prospective corporate sponsors for executive leadership prior to meetings

 

Artistic and Management Associate, 2017
     o Served as staff liaison for 25+ Board of Directors; managed all communication, calendar committee organization, &

        meeting execution
     o Researched donor history and information about prospective donors prior to meetings
     o Assisted the Development department in donor cultivation, fundraising events and new donor programming
     o Served on Season Planning committee, managed script library and provided input for play selection
     o Prepared payroll and created contracts for AEA, IASTE and USA for 2017 season shows, as needed
     o Served on gala committee with responsibility for gala auction with a goal of $110,000 and an education initiative with a

        goal of $50,000 through a text2give platform. Both goals were met and exceeded, including Text2Give raising over

        $200,000.
     o Supervised and project managed all Gala staff and volunteers

Development Associate/Development Fellow, 2016
     o Organized constituent and development files
     o Tracked all gifts, pledges and pulled acknowledgment letters from Tessitura
     o Researched donor history and information about prospective donors prior to meetings
     o Assisted with special events including the 2016 gala for 350 people and served as gala volunteer coordinator and gala

        auction assistant raising $100,000 through 75 auction items
     o Investigated grant opportunities in line with organizational mission and objectives
     o Assisted with new donor programs and provided hospitality for donor events, dinners and meetings o Tracked department budget            including reconciliation of revenue and expenses

JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest, 2016

Assistant Director

     o Maintained strong lines of communication between 20+committees, 41 delegations, staff and volunteers though email, mailchimp, 

        social media and mass mailings

     o Located housing for 1500 participants and secured over 1000 volunteers
     o Utilized RegPack for registration of all volunteers, host families, participants and spectators and systemized for

        validation of medical forms, confirmation kits and waivers
     o Identified and procured sponsorship and donations with national and regional companies including over 10,000

        allergen-friendly snacks
     o Administered budget of $1.7 million dollars

SPECIAL SKILLS

Certified Fundraising Event Manager; strong negotiation skills; effective networking skills to build relationships; ability to identify problems and solve them; excellent time management and follow-through; aptitude to take initiative and prioritize tasks; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps; budgeting and data analysis; Online Event planner and facilitator; social media platforms.

EDUCATION

Muhlenberg College: B.A. Cum Laude - Theatre (performance studies and acting) and Music (voice and history)

Accademia dell’Arte: (Arezzo, Italy) – Commedia dell’Arte, Clowning, Physical Theatre, Shakespeare, Movement