Sarah Kurhajetz

Interest

Health, Nutrition, Business Development, Reading, Spirituality, Personal Growth

Summary

Resourceful, masters educatedprofessional with 11 years of experience including internships and apprenticeships. Instrumental in fundraising for budgets up to $1 million, managing volunteer program budget of $52,000, and coordinating up to 200 volunteers.

Built and nurtured mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders including agency partners, serving as representative at community events and staying in touch with concerns and issues that impact agency outcomes. Known for creativity, professional integrity, and collaborative style. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint) and Raiser's Edge.

Skills

Project Management

Marketing/Community Outreach

Collateral Materials

Team-oriented Professional

Budgets & Action Planning

Volunteer Recruitment & Management

Work History

Work History
Jun 2011 - Present

Development Consultant

National Association of Nutrition Professionals

Responsible for coordinating all fundraising activities at NANP, including sponsorships and silent auction donations, for annual conference as well as increasing revenue from membership dues.

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Program Assistant

Evolving Wisdom

Provided customer support via our support desk, using Zen Desk technology. Handled inbound calls and emails from students regarding their courses. Documented complaints and incidents, as well reported requests to superiors if a student required further assistance. 

Feb 2010 - Mar 2011

Marketing Coordinator

MaestroConference

Maintained our customer database using Infusionsoft. Lead marketing / outreach efforts to cultivate new customers. Worked closely with the CEO to develop promotional offers and collateral material for conferences. 

Jul 2004 - Jan 2010

Manager, Planning and Development

Women's Cancer Resource Center

Worked closely with executive director and development committee to raise $1 million annually through foundations, special events, and individuals / major gifts (bequests, trusts, annual appeal). Coordinated three events annually including two-day Swim-A-Mile fundraiser at Mills College requiring 200 volunteers. Managed $52,000 volunteer recognition budget and quarterly training budget. Maintained Raiser's Edge database of 40,000 records including 4,500 qualified donors.

Lead marketing / outreach efforts to cultivate new volunteers and donors at events including Solano Stroll, Berkeley Earth Day, and health and community fairs, as well as through traditional postings on Craigslist, VolunteerMatch.org, East Bay Express, and The Volunteer Center. Regularly managed 15 volunteers. Reported to Executive Director.

Sep 2003 - Oct 2004

Marketing Representative

Intel Corporation

Part-time position while completing masters thesis. Provided customers with Intel technology information, maintained inventory and sales data for two Best Buy stores; and arranged trainings for 20 salespeople at four stores. Reported dually to Kelly Temporary Services and Intel's Director of Sales and Marketing.

Feb 2002 - Aug 2002

Research Assistant

Public Policy Forum

Updated school choice program report, conducting 23 interviews with administrators from local school districts; collecting data on local and national education policies; and creating two data collection survey instruments.

Sep 2000 - Jul 2001

Health Education Coordinator

Mary Ryan Boys and Girls Club

Ten-month Americorps apprenticeship provided in partnership between Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club and Public Allies. Reported to Boys & Girls Club Program Director and Executive Director, and Public Allies Program Manager.

Education

Education
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011

Holistic Health Coaching Certification

Institute for Integrative Nutrition

Skills

Skills

Constant Contact

Central Desktop

aMember

AWeber

Infusionsoft

Raiser's Edge

Microsoft Office Suite