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 identified
  • 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

 

Office Administrator, Cliff Consulting, c/o Premier Staffing

(a boutique project leadership and strategy consultancy), Emeryville, CA, temporary assignment 6/29/15 - 9/5/15             

  • Coordinated accounts payable and receivable, project invoicing, aged receivables reporting and tracking, consultant timesheet review, deposits, expense reports (Xero, Bill.com) 
  • Answered or routed telephone, in-person, and email inquiries, maintained office calendar (Google), equipment, technology, supply and vendor tracking and coordination, mail and shipping, contact management, and miscellaneous projects as identified
  • Organized, edited, and ensured proper storage of hard and electronic copies of business development, project, recruiting, official minutes, and contract documents and records (Box.com, Insightly, Power Point)
  • Completed Women's Business Enterprise National Council certification application, business license for new location, and California Statement of Information

 

Executive and Program Assistant, Ronald McDonald House San Francisco c/o Monroe Personnel

San Francisco, CA, temporary assignment 3/20/15 - 5/1/15                                                 

  • Answered or routed all client family, social worker, staff and general inquiries, maintained office equipment and supplies, assisted with client intake, filing, house maintenance coordination, and cross-shift guest services communications
  • Provided staff/board meeting coordination and calendar management, newsletter editing, development assistance, job description updates and posting, and special projects as identified in collaboration with Executive and Program Directors

 

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