Temporary Administrative Assistant, The San Francisco Foundation c/o Robert Half

San Francisco, CA, 8/9/16 – 10/21/16

  • Managed calendar, set up, facilitation assistance and minute-taking for meetings, donor prospect research, event planning assistance, Raiser's Edge (donor database) records updates and reporting, expense report and invoice submission, fielding Donor Services telephone and email inquiries, and miscellaneous projects as needed for the Vice President of Development and the Development and Donor Services team


Studio Manager, Catapult Design

(international non-profit design firm), San Francisco/Denver, CA/CO, 3/5/13 – 1/13/16  

  • Researched, monitored and implemented corporate responsibility including multi-state, insurance, and tax regulation and compliance, processed invoices and fees, communicated with regulatory and insurance agencies, set-up and administered compliant team files and documents
  • Acted as the initial point of contact for all organizational correspondence, managed information including Salesforce donor database, processed reports and corresponded with donors; reorganized and maintained hard and electronic project /corporate files, recruitment correspondence and organization, tracked and reported staff hours/project burn rates, scheduled meetings and coordinated events, processed receipts, invoices, payments and deposits in coordination with CFO, coordinated travel arrangements and negotiated honorariums, miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Planned community events and supported fundraising through sponsorship and in-kind donation solicitation, edited and created related materials, tracked budget, oversaw floor plan design, overall logistics, vendor/venue contract fulfillment, local permits, and volunteer coordination for 4 events with record-breaking attendance that won over $8500 worth of in-kind and monetary donations in total


Development & Event Planning Intern, MESA

(Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture), Berkeley, CA, 9/4/12 - 12/6/12                                                      


Development Volunteer, International Rescue Committee

San Francisco, CA, 6/09 - 9/09


Community Development Project Manager, Peace Corps

Saint Lucia, West Indies, 6/06 - 9/08

Managed development campaigns including proposal writing, fundraising document creation, budgets, securing of funding/grants; Designed and led participatory assessments and planning processes, workshops and trainings; Event planning and management including volunteer coordination, programming, public relations/media outreach including press release and kit creation; Mobilized community members to form volunteer and student led groups; Coordinated and facilitated meetings for various projects including:

  • Community Based Organization Capacity-Building Project; Over 10 hours of training workshops, serving 3 community organizations
  • Marigot Bay Fashion Melee fundraiser, over $800 raised, 200+ attendees
  • Marigot Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance; various field and camping trips, and training retreats over the course of 2 years, students presentations at local business and government meetings