Project Coordinator

Resume posted by jawolfsohn in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $38,000.00
Desired position type: Any
Location: New York New York, United States


Experienced project coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit management industry, arts startups, and childhood education. Sales representative credited as a professional and collaborative colleague, with success in client acquisition. Motivated educator, accomplished in Marketing and Media Management. Strong research and information technology specialist with a BA focused in Comparative Literature, Art History, and Russian.


Reed College, Portland, OR 08/2014 – 05/2018

Bachelor of Arts: Comparative Literature – Art History

Undergraduate Thesis, May 2018 – Aesthetics and Asceticism: God, Self, and Nation in Mikhail Nesterov’s Saint Sergius Cycle

  • Spearheaded year-long project composed of research and outreach components, communicating with experts in field
  • Wrote thorough exploration of Russia’s painted and religious traditions

European University, Vassar Intl. Programs, St. Petersburg, Russia 08/2016 – 12/2016 Bachelor of Arts: Art History – Russian

• Worked with staff of Russian Museum and Hermitage, in special collections and preservation departments


Gallery Assistant | Nathalie Karg Gallery – New York, NY 01/2019 – CURRENT

  • Handling daily gallery affairs; overseeing online platforms and mailing list

Team Leader/Project Coordinator | New York Cares – NY, NY 01/2016 – CURRENT

  • Organizing projects for non-profit, recruiting volunteers, choosing facilities
  • Achieved record turnout and efficiency in projects including ESL training,food pantry service, senior computer classes, library archiving

Sales Associate | Urban Outfitters – NY, NY; Portland, OR 07/2017 – 01/2019

  • Increased quarterly sales through direct customer service and trend forecasting, representing the brand professionally to drive store revenue
  • Managing telephone and store upkeep, planning merchandise, cataloguing inventory, and on-boarding customers to our online app

Russian Reading Aide | Kelly Elementary – Portland, OR 11/2017 – 05/2018

  • Lesson adviser for after-school program at Russian immersion school
  • Improved students’ Russian and English fluency; raised in-school test scores

Public Outreach Intern/Ambassador | Art Frankly – NY, NY 07/2016 – 06/2017

• On-boarded over 40 clients by researching and meeting with galleries to explain the services offered by the arts startup

Teacher/Class Assistant | Kateri Park Pre-K – Portland, OR 02/2016 – 05/2016

• Educational resource and support, teaching art and writing in pre-school


  • • Technologically Fluent (Microsoft Suite, Photoshop, Social Media)
  • • Russian Language Proficient
  • • Personable Customer Liaison
  • • Eloquent Communicator
  • • Flexible Leader and Team Player
  • • Self-Starting, Meticulous Researcher
  • • Organized and Patient Educator
  • • Creative Problem Solver with Keen Eye for Design


    Art History, Customer Relations, editing, Education, Gallery Assistance, Literature, Non-Profits, project management, Research, Russian, Writing

Spoken Languages

    English, Russian