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.
August 2017 – present
Development Coordinator, Strategic Partnerships

• assisting cultivation and securing of sponsorships and corporate partnerships for GLAAD programs and events
• closing low-end sponsorships and corporate partnerships
• interfacing with contacts from corporate partners and LGBTQ Employee Resource Groups, as well as Public Affairs departments and Corporate Social Responsibility representatives
• assisting managing of corporate partnerships on-site at GLAAD galas and events
• assisting project management of GLAAD Amplified, signature event at New York’s Advertising Week
• creating portfolios of major donors and corporate partners for events
• tracking invoices and Gift Entry Forms
• closing on Commitments Not Yet Received (CNYR) from corporate partners and sponsors

GLAAD, New York, N.Y.
September 2016 – August 2017
Development Coordinator, Events

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

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