ABOUT ME

A confident and understated management and financial strategist who skilfully develops and executes plans, initiatives and programs that succeed.  A strong, yet flexible manager, with a focused work ethic and strict attention to detail, balanced by a creative and open nature.  An ease with people with a great ability to, supervise, train and inspire.  Someone employers can put their trust into.

 

WHAT I HAVE TO OFFER

  • Extensive experience developing and tracking budgets and cash flow systems

  • Revenue processing including box office and royalties; inputting, processing and monitoring invoices; reconciling accounts, donations, subscriptions; cash flow management; administering year end reviews and audits

  • Natural ability to create and communicate strategies, guidelines, and objectives to a variety of stakeholders

  • Communication planning, including creative marketing and PR plans with the ability to generate and transform creative ideas into inspiring and compelling communications activities, materials and messaging

  • Idea-maker with fresh approach

  • Skilled writer and researcher, able to produce engaging text for a variety of formats and applications including websites, social media and marketing materials

  • Experience and proficiency in publicity and promotions, generating ideas and stories and acquiring media exposure

  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and address fluctuating priorities and tight deadlines

  • Proficient at creating and managing successful fundraising events that engage staff, volunteers and business

  • Confident execution of special events and programs that integrate the mandate and goals of the organization, from large gala concerts and dinners to small community fundraisers

  • Excellent grant and foundation writer with a strong successful track record

  • Flexibility and understanding of how to develop innovative approaches, communication goals and objectives based on external changes and new information

  • Enthusiasm and initiative with an ease to function effectively within a fast-paced atmosphere

  • Ability to work effectively with a content management system and manage a large website

  • Excellent relations with Boards of Directors and an understanding of the not-for-profit sector

  • Strong leadership skills that inspire colleagues, volunteers to work within a group to reach set goals

  • Innate ability to engage artists, business and government leaders toward common promotional  activities

  • Confident producer of concerts, live theatre and dance productions, publicity junkets and fundraising events

Balanced Leadership

FUNDRAISING EVENTS & CAMPAIGNS

selected samples below

Community Booksale Fundraiser for Young Voices Toronto.

  • Full plan

  • Full set up

  • Arranged volunteers

  • Organized book donations

  • Full event management

Winter Wonderland Valentine Dance Fundraiser for Orchestra Toronto.  A full sit-down dinner fundraiser including musical interludes, and dance music provided by The George Lake Big Band.  A full upscale wine auction, door prizes and draws throughout the evening. 

  • Full plan and execution

  • event management at Casa Loma

  • Over $30,000 raised

Splash is Vancouver's pre-eminent art auction. This key annual fundraising event helps to provide high quality arts education to more than 36,000 young people.

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