February 17, 2015

My CV – Skills & Such

Over the years, I have amassed a diverse set of skills that can move any organization forward.

Non-Profit:

  • chairing a 501(c)(3) organization
  • coordinating an executive committee
  • working within a tight budget to expand outreach and increase membership
  • promotion of organization via traditional, social, and earned media
  • budget analysis
  • contract negotiations

Communication:

  • public speaking in front of groups, both friendly and hostile
  • speechwriting
  • testimony in front of governmental and political organizations
  • bulk email via Constant Contact
  • social media to targeted audiences, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tumblr
  • writing to AP and Chicago style guide specifications
  • editing communications for publication in newsletters and official correspondence
  • excellent telephone communication and customer service skills

Politics:

  • won local election in 2004 via grassroots efforts
  • working within budget limitations, ran an effective campaign
  • performed policy analysis and research
  • worked with local elected officials to affect policy decisions
  • currently work with neighborhood political leaders to guide transportation and public infrastructure developments and policy
  • current political liaison for large bicycling club
  • testified before local and regional political bodies about transportation-related issues

Executive:

  • supervisory duties over a team of 10-15 employees of a customer service desk
  • hire/fire responsibilities for customer service desk and a team of fleet drivers/mechanics
  • supervising an executive committee and smoothing out any differences within said body

Technology:

  • expert skills in macOS, iOS, and Windows
  • intermediate skills in Ubuntu Linux, Android 4.2-7.1
  • creation and maintenance of websites powered by WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Moveable Type, and YourMembership ASP
  • QA testing of websites in multiple browsers on multiple platforms
  • Online server security analysis suites, including FireEye and Palo Alto Networks
  • Online CRM and HR tools, including SalesForce
  • Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Google Apps suite (Mail, Docs, Forms)
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat Pro
  • Apple iMovie and Logic Express

Fitness & Sports Instruction:

  • alpine ski race coaching (USSA Level 100 certified coach, USSA Level 1 Alpine Official certification, 4 years USSA juniors, 3 years USSA masters and NASTAR)
  • endurance cycling, including performance analysis and development of training plans

Photography:

  • pictures featured on local news websites, SKI magazine, various academic publications

Branding & Graphic Design:

  • developed logos for organizations, including DC for Democracy and the DC Democratic State Committee