Resume posted by ewynne0609 in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $60,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Washington District of Columbia, United States


I have a masters in Arts Management and experience fundraising across a variety of nonprofit arts organizations. Looking for my next opportunity in the development operations and/or individual giving spaces. I am open to moving to a new city for the right position.


Masters in Arts Management from American University. Courses: Presenting the Performing Arts, Cultural Policy and the Arts, Marketing the Arts, Culturally Responsive Program Design, Survey of Arts Management, Financial Management in the Arts, Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations, Governance and Leadership, Nonprofit Legal Issues, Seminar in Arts Management, Master’s Thesis Research, Applied Arts Management, Data Visualization, Arts Education, Fundamentals of Fundraising

B.S. in Physics and Theatre Arts, Dance Concentration from Dickinson College


Americans for the Arts, Washington, DC

Development Associate, October 2021-Present

  • Track, process, and acknowledge every donation for a $1.5 million fundraising team
  • Maintain development data throughout netForum CRM, Salsa Engage, and in electronic files. Compile into reports for executive office and front-line fundraisers. Work with database team to pull lists for fundraising solicitations and prospect research
  • Create and streamline development systems and protocols with finance and database teams
  • Craft monthly stewardship newsletters and postcards for individual and institutional donors
  • Lead collaborative projects across the organization and with outside partners and vendors


American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY-Remote

Part-Time Grant Writer, September 2021-October 2021

Institutional Support Intern,  June 2021-August 2021

  • Generated persuasive proposal narratives for 5-figure government and foundation funders
  • Compiled and generated materials for interim and final reports to current institutional funders
  • Drafted timely acknowledgement letters for recent funding secured by the department
  • Utilized Raiser’s Edge to retrieve data for reports, proposals, and research and maintain accurate funding records


Washington Performing Arts, Washington, DC-Remote

Advancement Intern,  September 2020-December 2020

  • Stewarded 5 and 6-figure donors by compiling and drafting compelling reports on education programs
  • Created timely personal acknowledgement letters with team for all donations through Tessitura
  • Wrote successfully funded grant application for the Clark-Winchcole Foundation and formulated language for donor appeal letters and other department communications
  • Conducted board prospect research using iWave and created profiles to use in board recruitment process
  • Developed ongoing list of over 50 previous Women’s Committee members in Tessitura Database


Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Vienna, VA

Internships and Community Programs Intern, January 2020-April 2020

  • Planned and promoted with team the 34 show Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods summer performance series. Included organizing and tracking ticket sales, researching organizations for grassroots marketing, tracking social media usage of the 28 contracted artists
  • Planned with team a site visit for High School Performing Arts Teacher grant recipients to Wolf Trap’s campus. Researched school and teacher social media pages and drafted potential schedules for the 7 visiting schools


Dance Place, Washington, DC

Technical Theater Intern, September 2018-May 2019

  • Scheduled work shifts for 10 production staff, interns, and work study members
  • Created innovative solutions for sound and lighting elements with team as needed by production
  • Stage Manager, Sound Board Operator, Light Board Operator, or Assistant Stage Manager for performances
  • Set up and restored theater space for weekly performances, including but not limited to hanging and focusing lights, building sets, setting up sound equipment, and laying floor
  • Managed studio for weekly Dance Place Adult and Children’s Classes using Salesforce-Patron Manager


    Database management, Stewardship


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