Pittsburgh, PA 15241
JOB TARGET Nonprofit management opportunity where education and culmination of public service/fundraising experience can be employed.
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA
B.A. â€“ Public Service 4/09
Certificate: Nonprofit Management
Computer Skills: MS Office Suite – Salon Pro – Salon Iris – Donor Pro
EXPERIENCE The Crossroads Foundation Pittsburgh, PA
Fund-raising Intern, (reported to Director of Development) 9/08-4/09
Generated new revenue and increased public support membership drives, supporter mailings, organizational rally fund-raising, and other special events.
Planned and implemented grassroots fund-raising strategies, such as member-led donor drives, phone banks, dinner parties, and community events.
Researched and identified potential donors and developed realistic and challenging targets for increasing donor pools with focus on reaching new networks of possible supporters.
Produced fund-raising and promotional materials (i.e. newsletters, e-alerts, and mailings).
Maintained correspondence with donors, including acknowledgments and perpetual email correspondence.
Added prospects to fundraising database and created mail mergers using Donor Pro.
Researched foundations using Foundation Center Online.
Solicited major donors for a specific capital project.
Hopkins Equipment Company Pittsburgh, PA
Office Manager/ Sales Representative 11/04 – 8/08
Supervised two service employees.
Managed inside/outside sales, inventory control, accounts payables/receivables, vendor relations and negotiations, price quotations, banking transactions, and shipping/delivery. Created spreadsheets and reports reflecting profit & loss components.
Successful in closing 75% of leads and incoming inquiries with ability to sustain 100% of repeat clients.
Capristo Salon & Day Spa Pittsburgh, PA
Spa/Salon Manager 2/96 – 12/00; 12/00 – 11/04
Managed and scheduled more than 25 employees; instructed new hires and employees on expectations and responsibilities for each role.
Opened/closed facility and oversaw all daily salon operations which included: purchasing, inventory control, accounts payables/receivables/banking, and advertising.
Increased traffic counts by successfully closing 90% of prospective clients on products/services, telephone sales, comprehensive tours of the facility, and the ability to define key benefits of salon over competitors.
Played key role in elevating profits and sustaining low employee turnovers by creating a work environment that promoted teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect, and employee satisfaction.
Excellent References Furnished Upon Request