Resume

EDUCATION

Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.
Bachelor of Arts
August 2012 – May 2016

Majors: Women’s and Gender Studies, Film and New Media Studies

Women’s and Gender Studies Coursework: Introduction to Women’s Studies; Transnational Feminisms; US Women Since 1890; Human Sexuality; Queer Theory; Feminist Theory; Black Feminist Theory; Senior Seminar (Feminist Theory and Practice)

Film and New Media Coursework: Production I: Visual Storytelling with Film and VideoIntroduction to New Media; Introduction to Film Studies; Hollywood Genres; Robots Games and Problem Solving; Screenwriting; Sexual Politics of Film Noir; Music, Sound, and the Moving Image; Senior Seminar (Working in the Creative Industries)

EXPERIENCE

GLAAD, New York, N.Y.
September 2016 – present
Development Coordinator

  • working on ~30 events a year of varying sizes on the local and national level
  • serving as production assistant onsite for most events, traveling across the U.S. several times a year
  • liaising with production companies and other vendors, consultants, and contractors
  • assisting with volunteer management and acquiring of auction items for events
  • managing seasonal crowdfunding and giving campaigns, internally and externally
  • managing invoices, check requests, budget and contract trackers for all vendors, consultants, and contractors
  • managing events and strategy calendars for Development team and Executive Suite
  • managing expense reports and scheduling for EVP of Development and Director of Special Projects
  • managing departmental travel, meetings, and logistics
  • write and edit departmental copy
  • onboarding assistant level employees
  • assisted with protocol development for invitations, membership appeals, phone banking, end of year tax statements, and acknowledgements

Sojourner House, Providence, R.I.
September – December 2015
Intern

  • Assisted with social media strategy and content generation
  • Helped plan annual Masquerade Ball, the agency’s largest fundraising event
  • Answered phones and directed clients and professionals to internal and external services
  • Performed clerical work

Catalyst, Inc., New York, N.Y.
May – August 2015
Communications Intern

  • Worked under supervision of Senior Director of Communications
  • Scanned news in relevant fields and aggregating/curating content for social media team
  • Managed social media presence of company on several platforms via HootSuite, updating social media live at company events
  • Tracked, sorted, and tagged all news coverage of the company with CisionPoint
  • Wrote and updated “Catalyst in the News” section of the company website and Catalyzing, the company blog

Irresistible Films, London, UK
February – April 2015
Production Assistant

  • Managed social media presence of company via HootSuite
  • Worked on shoots, serving as runner and Art Director
  • Read and edited scripts and screened rough cuts of videos
  • Performed general office tasks

May 2013 – August 2014
Intern

  • Assisted owner with accounts payable, accounts receivable as well as inventory control of merchandise and props relating to the creative property “Olivia the Pig” children’s literature

Do Something, Inc, New York, N.Y.
May – August 2013
Writer

  • Submitted pitches for articles and blog posts themed around issues of social justice and charitable causes, and wrote several pieces for the website per month