EXPERIENCE

St. Ann's Warehouse                                                                                                                          New York, NY

Events and Membership Manager                                                                                                                        April 2018 - July 2019 

Events:

     o Managing and tracking all special events, including but not limited to: Opening Night and Closing Night Parties, Inside Circle        

        Dinners and VIP receptions throughout the season

     o Negotiating Contracts and hiring vendors
     o Responsible for special events budgeting
     o Overseeing and managing the planning and implementation of the St. Ann's Annual Gala, which raised over $800,000 in 2018 and

         $700,000 in 2019

Membership:

     o Managing the membership program ($75 - $1000), including solicitation, acknowledgment, stewardship and benefit fulfillment

     o Coordinating the Insider Circle program ($2,500 - $9,999) with the Director of Development, including stewardship and benefit

        fulfillment
     o Identify existing donors and new prospects to cultivate and conducting prospect research prior to meetings using open source sites

        and wealth management
     o Tracking all incoming gifts and updating reports
     o Drafting acknowledgements and renewal letters for all programs
     o Developing materials in coordination with the Director of Development and Marketing team
     o Providing comprehensive financial reports and exports from Raisers Edge with the Director of Development and Director of

         Finance
     o Executing appeals, both mailed and digital, including the end of year and strategic campaigns surrounding season or project-          

        specific invites

 

Westport Country Playhouse                                                                                                               Westport, CT

Corporate Relations/Special Events Manager                                                                                                                            October 2017 - April 2018

     ○ Responsible for all corporate relations including outreach, gifts, contracts and ticket request
     ○ Responsible for all special events including coordinating our Insider Insights and Tech Talk series, opening night         

         dinners, trips to London and LA, special programming such as our International Women's Day event and Tribute to

         Pete Gurney 
     ○ Oversaw and managed phase 1 of the 2018 gala with a $600,000 goal
     ○ Served as the Text2Give liaison throughout the year
     ○ Negotiating contracts and hiring vendors
     ○ Oversaw departmental calendaring 
     ○ Researched corporate giving history and information about perspective corporations prior to meetings

Artistic and Management Associate                                                                                                                                       January 2017 - October 2017 

     ○ Administrative support for the Managing Director and Artistic Staff
     ○ Served as staff liaison for Board of Directors, managing all communication, committee organization, & meeting execution
     ○ Oversaw Artistic Department operations and calendar and administering script library 
     ○ Researched donor history and information about perspective donors prior to meetings
     ○ Aided the Development department in donor cultivation, events and new donor programming
     ○ Assisted with new donor programs and events
     ○ Tracked department budged and reconciled revenue and expenses 
     ○ Served on Season Planning committee, managing script library and distribution and providing input for play selection
     ○ Payroll and created contracts for AEA, IASTE and USA for 2017 season shows as needed 
     ○ Served on gala committee and responsible for gala auction with a goal of $110,000 and an education initiative with a goal of $50,000

         through a text2give platform
     ○ Responsible for Staff and Volunteer Scheduling for the Gala

Development Associate/Development Fellow                                                                                                                       August 2016 - January 2017

     ○ Administrative support for the Development Director, Development Operations Manager, Institutional Giving Manager, Grants

        Writer and Managing Director
     ○ Organized constituent and development files
     ○ Responsible for tracking all gifts, pledges and pulling acknowledgment letters on Tessitura
     ○ Researching donor history and information about perspective donors prior to meetings
     ○ Provide hospitality for donor lounge, opening night dinners and gala committee meetings
     ○ Assisted with special events including the 2016 gala and served as Gala volunteer coordinator and gala auction assistant
     ○ Assisted with new donor programs and events
     ○ Tracked department budgets and reconciled revenue and expenses 

JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest  ​                                                                                                                                               Stamford, CT

Assistant Director                                                                                                                                                                             January 2106 - June 2016

      ○ Maintaining strong lines of communication between 20+committees, 41 delegations, staff and volunteers though email,

         mailchimp, social media and mass mailings 
      ○ Responsible for finding housing for 1500 participants and securing over 1000+ volunteers
      ○ Used RegPack for registration of all volunteers, host families, participants and spectators 

      ○ Used Resources for validation of medical forms, confirmation kits and waivers
      ○ Responsible for identifying and procuring sponsorship and donations with regional and national companies
      ○ Administering a 1.7 million dollar budget

Broadway Big Band Years National Tour                                                                                                                                  New York, NY

Assistant General Manager                                                                                                                                                      November 2015 - March 2016

    ○ Assisting General Manager in point communication and program management between venues, performers and hotels through

       email and conference calls
    ○ Drafting and executing contracts for all members of the Broadway Big Band Tour in fall 2015 and spring 2016

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC)                                                                                           New York, NY

Administrative Assistant/Production Intern; Adjudicator; ACR                                                                                                May 2012- August 2018

Authorized Company Representative (ACR)/company manager for over 10 fringe shows

 

      o Created marketing materials, press kits, press releases, playbills and websites for respective fringe shows
      o Adjudicator, reviewed and participated in the selection of shows for Fringe 2013 season, 2015 season, 2016 season; 2017 season,       

       2018 season
      o Helped to produce and run the festival including scheduling shows into venues, working with talent; ran box offices and venues as
       needed

TRAINING

Education:             Muhlenberg College: B.A. Cum Laude – Theatre and Music

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

                                        

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

Certified Fundraising Event Manager, Highly proficient in all operating systems, Tessitura, Salesforce, RegPack,
Resources, Volgistics, website making programs (Wix’s, Weebly, etc.), ticketing programs (ovationtix’s, brown paper bags,
etc.) internet research, proficient in social media platforms, Exceptional writing skills, Wizard of Oz fan, can do
impersonations of characters.
References available upon request.