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Cascade Forest Conservancy (Portland, OR, USA)

June 2016Oct. 2017

Business Development Manager

-Responsible for creating and executing development strategy organization-wide

-Analyzed and entered fundraising data

-Configured and optimized new Salesforce platform for tracking customers

-Wrote and managed grant applications, researched new funding opportunities, reaching $400,000 goal in 2016.

-Organized meetings and phone conferences with potential clients

Jan. 2015May 2016

Development Database Manager

-Collected, analyzed and reported on fundraising data for $1+ million Annual Fund

-Coordinated logistics for 4 fundraising events

-Ran email marketing and outreach campaigns

-Managed all customer data in Raiser's Edge Database

-Wrote, edited and conducted interviews for bi-annual magazine 

June 2012June 2014

Development Associate

-Wrote grant proposals, board reports, solicitations, web copy, news stories and more

-Cultivated partnerships with executives at major corporations and foundations

-Used Salesforce, Raiser's Edge and Excel to enter, extract, analyze and visualize data

-Exceeded individual fundraising goals by 90% and contributed to two best years on record for the department

-Coordinated logistics for 600+ attendee annual gala and other events


Aug. 2008May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Political Science // French Language and Literature

Hirani Scholar 2008-2012 (full tuition, merit-based)

L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)

Aug. 2010May 2011

ECTS exchange certificate

Courses taught in French



Native English speaker

Fluent in French and Polish (written and spoken)


Strong knowledge of MS Excel and other MS Office products, as well as Adobe Photoshop

Email and Web Marketing

HTML/CSS, Constant Contact, WordPress, others

Database / CRM
Salesforce and Raiser's Edge