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CV, Charity Fundraiser seeks role in Nonprofit Organization in USA

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 10040

List top 5 skills: communications, event management, fundraising, marketing, public relations
Short Bio:

Articulate and engaging communicator, tenacious and solution focused professional, creative thinker and genuinely enthusiastic team player. Passionate about fundraising, marketing, advertising and communications, with a soft spot for the charity sector.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

Greek

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Marketing

Spoken languages: 

english, french, Greek

Locations I am interested in working:

United States



WORK EXPERIENCE

St Mungo’s

Face to Face Fundraising Coach (November 2013-Ongoing)

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Setting up, implementing and project managing the charity’s Face to Face fundraising team in order to generate voluntary income and sign up regular donors.

– Recruiting and training new starters.

– Day to day management and coaching of up to 20 fundraising staff, including 4-5 team leaders.

– Contributing to the Face to Face strategic planning.

– Responding in a timely fashion to negative feedback from PFRA Mystery Shopping and Site Reports.

– Handling complaints, enquiries and requests for information from members of the general public.

St John Ambulance

Regional Fundraising Coordinator (March 2013-November 2013)

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Compiling, developing and implementing the fundraising strategy for SJA London region.

– Planning, managing and supporting the fundraising activity of over 160 units.

– Identifying new opportunities to maximise the charity’s fundraising potential.

– Setting up community events, organising supermarket bag packs and collections.

– Liaising with trusts, foundations and local businesses. Applying for grants.

– Generating PR leads.

Shelter

Face to Face Fundraiser (November 2012-January 2013)

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Team leading, advising and supporting fellow fundraisers.

– Raising awareness about housing and homelessness and inspiring others to take action.

– Recruiting long term donors.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Brand Assistant (January 2012-October 2012)

Achievements:

– Obtained unprecedented amounts of free advertising space for the charity.

– Developed a broad network of new contacts, including advertising agencies and media owners.

– Proposed and secured campaigns through multiple innovative media channels.

– Orchestrated the design of several new artworks.

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Raising awareness and understanding of Macmillan Cancer Support among key audiences.

– Conducting research and keeping ahead of current trends in communications.

– Contacting media owners, negotiating advertising deals and securing free space for the charity.

Corporate Partnerships Volunteer (September 2012)

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Assisting in the launch of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

– Liaising with hundreds of supporters and corporate partners (HSBC, Nationwide, M&S).

World Wildlife Fund

Direct Dialogue Representative (May 2011-August 2011)

Brief Outline of Duties and Responsibilities:

– Informing people about the environmental issues on which the organisation campaigns.

– Recruiting new financial supporters.

– Processing bank forms.

Education

2011-2013

Goldsmiths Unversity of London

Master of Arts in Political Communications

Grade: 2:1

Modules included: Structure of Contemporary Political Communications, Critical Perspectives in Political Communications, Rhetoric and Political Speech, and Branding.

Thesis Title: To Shock or to Inspire? Analysing the effectiveness of negative versus positive message framing in televised charity appels. A case study of Barnardo’s and The Girl Effect.

2005-2008

Cardiff University

Bachelor of Arts in Language and Communication

Grade: 2:1

Modules in¬¬cluded: Persuasive Communication, Sociolinguistics, Communication Disorders, Children, Language and Communication, Discourse, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Social Interaction, Culture, Language and Communication, Media Texts, and Textual Analysis.

1993-2005

Hellenic American Educational Foundation, Athens College-Psychico College

International Baccalaureate Diploma

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English

Full professional profeciency

Lower-First Certificate in English (2002)

IELTS. International English Language Testing System (2005)

French

Professional working profeciency

DELF, Diplôme d’ Etudes en Langue Française, 1er Degré (1999-2001)

DELF, Diplôme d’ Etudes en Langue Française, 2eme Degré (2002)

DALF, Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française, Unités B1-B2 (2003)

Greek

Native profeciency

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2006-2011

Journalist, Columnist and Contributing Editor at Apogevmatini Newspaper, Kathimerini Newspaper, K Magazine, GK Magazine and Tachidromos Magazine.