© 2019 KATE STYER 

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EXPERIENCE

ALUMNI AFFAIRS MANAGER, 2015–PRESENT

ALUMNI AFFAIRS COORDINATOR, 2014–2015

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC

 

Developed, launched and currently oversee a comprehensive alumni engagement program of events, benefits, and opportunities for career growth and connection to SVA

 

Plan, design and execute all aspects of alumni engagement events, including budget, timelines, organization of catering, decor, invitation design and delivery, and RSVP tracking

 

Designed and now oversee a system for tracking and measuring engagement in the alumni database

 

Maintain regular communication with alumni through direct contact, social media, email blasts, alumni webpages, and print publications

DONOR RELATIONS AND STEWARDSHIP ASSOCIATE, 2011–2014

PHOENIX HOUSE FOUNDATION, NYC

 

Researched prospective donors and created detailed and comprehensive profiles, collaborating with members of fundraising team to develop cultivation strategy

 

Managed all formal donor correspondence, drafting donation acknowledgements and personalized solicitation letters from senior leadership

Maintained the accuracy and integrity of donor data, helping to develop systems for data entry and tracking

 

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE AND OFFICE MANAGER, 2008–2010

CONTACT PITTSBURGH, PITTSBURGH, PA

 

Managed all office operations and administrative fundraising tasks, including event invitation mailings, RSVP tracking and gift processing

 

Developed social media strategy and calendar, and created all content for blog, Twitter, and Facebook

 

Trained and managed volunteers and interns

EDUCATION

BA English Writing, 2007

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PA

 

TECH

Proficient with Mac and PC

Familiar with Adobe CS

Familiar with HTML and CSS

 
COURSEWORK

Practice of Interaction Design; Mobile UX Design

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, 2016

 

Graphic Design Basics

Digital Design Basics

Coding: HTML and CSS

SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, 2014–2015