Highly organized Strong attention to detail Copyediting Budgeting and forecasting Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Blackbaud Altru, and CMS platforms
Dynamic, versatile professional with experience in marketing, event planning, promotion, and design. Accustomed to working in a fast-paced, demanding environment. Skilled at managing large, high profile projects and events.
Unsurpassed work ethic
Ability to multitask under pressure
National Constitution CenterPhiladelphia, PANational Programs Manager01/2013 to Current
Tasked with curating and executing more than 60 constitutional conversations per calendar year that unite distinguished political leaders, acclaimed scholars, and journalists from across the political spectrum for audiences of 50-850 people.
Serve as institutional point of contact for major book publishers including Simon & Schuster, Viking, and Random House.
Responsible for identifying and managing relationships with partner organizations and groups-including WHYY, FORA.tv, Philadelphia Magazine, the Free Library of Philadelphia, Intelligence Squared U.S.
Debates, and the Philadelphia Mayor's Office-that serve to expand audience for events and help distribute post event content.
Oversee production of marketing materials and direct mail campaigns, including design direction and copy.
Collaborate with Marketing/Communications department to promote events, including providing content for social media channels.
Work in partnership with Development team to identify fundraising opportunities and develop grant proposals.
Draft remarks for senior executive team.
Manage yearly budget of $85,000.
Supervise part-time staff, event facilitators, interns, and volunteers.
National Constitution CenterPhiladelphia, PANational Programs & Initiatives Coordinator11/2009 to 12/2012
Researched and proposed programs to complement the museum's feature exhibitions, including American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.
Effectively coordinated all creative, promotional, logistical, and administrative tasks involved in presenting programs specifically targeted to an adult population.
Responsible for the design and completion of all e-newsletters, brochures, and web and print ads for the National Programs & Initiatives department.
Developed and implemented advertising (print, radio, outdoor and grass roots) campaign to support ticket sales.
Maintained relationships with partners and advertising representatives.
Served as primary writer for all department materials, responsible for writing web copy, brochure copy, advertising copy, and speaker proposals.
Served as event contact for guest speakers and internal constituents to arrange accommodation, travel, event setup, audio-visual equipment, security, staffing, and registration procedures.
Supervised department interns, part-time staff, and event volunteers.
Properly maintained department budget and processed all vendor invoice payments.
Responsible for the management of department survey projects and involved in collecting, analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data and information.
Key Accomplishments Negotiated favorable terms and pricing agreements with hotels, vendors, caterers and other providers for service at special events, saving at least $50,000 annually.
Project managed the fourth and fifth annual Peter Jennings Project for Journalist and the Constitution fellowship programs - a two-day seminar exploring the constitutional dimensions in the news for 40-60 mid-career journalists from the country's major media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NPR, ABC News, Forbes, and TIME.
Designed and implemented brand identity for the museum's Join the Conversation at America's Town Hall programming series.
National Constitution CenterPhiladelphia, PANational Programs & Initiatives Assistant01/2008 to 11/2009
Coordinated all department functions for team of five employees.
Managed the day-to-day calendar for the department Vice President.
Coordinated meetings with other department managers and served as main liaison between Vice President and staff.
Drafted meeting agendas and minutes, supplied advance materials, and followed up with staff on delegated tasks.
Planned lodging and travel arrangements.
Organized files, developed spreadsheets, and scanned documents.
Created PowerPoint presentations and annual Board of Trustee reports.
Properly routed agreements, contracts and invoices through the signature process.
Managed the production of all promotional materials for the department.
Key Accomplishments Supported the Vice President, researching and preparing briefs on potential nominees for the annual Liberty Medal Ceremony to be presented to the senior level management team and trustees.
Successfully served as project coordinator for the third annual Peter Jennings Project for Journalist and the Constitution fellowship program, resulting in promotion to National Programs & Initiatives Coordinator.
Highlights include: processing fellowship applications, management of all applicant correspondence, development and implementation of fellowship travel stipend system, and speaker invitations.
Designed all digital and print promotional materials for the department, saving at least $95,000 annually.
Communication Design EssentialsPresentThe University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PACommunication Design Essentials
Pennsylvania Instructional I Certification: Art K-122007Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Fine Arts:Painting and Drawing2007Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PAPainting and Drawing