DULY ELECTED GOVERNMENT POSITIONS

Inspector of Elections, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ward 27 Division 23

Democratic Committeeman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ward 27 Division 23 

WORK EXPERIENCE

National Coordinator of Digital Organizing (August 2014-Current) 

Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC United) 

National  

Responsible for strategic planning for field and digital engagement, organizational development, database management, social media marketing, graphic design, communications, video editing, photography, and content distribution.

Co-Founder/Executive (November 2012 –June 2013) 

New Jersey Organizers’ Cooperative

New Jersey

Co-founded group the day after Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast using a communications network I had also co-founded months prior. I was involved in strategic organizational development, finance, advocacy, admin/communications, press relations, design, and technical infrastructure maintenance, which included website maintenance, managing a list of 30,000+ volunteers, organizing working group meetings, maintaining CiviCRM database system, facilitating conference calls, organizing social media campaigns, and coordinating incoming needs from the website. I also coordinated trainings in all of the areas listed above and managed a budget of >$300,000.

Field Organizer (August 2012-February 2013) 

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Philadelphia, PA

Responsible for coordinating communication and actions regarding community affairs in West Philadelphia, in addition to orchestrating organization-wide gatherings. Externally, I engaged in daily community outreach, while planning community meetings from the ward level through the state level. Internally, I was responsible for strategic planning, design, and database systems management, with particular expertise in NPGVan database.

EDUCATION 

Covenant College - Lookout Mountain, GA, Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies, Minor Biblical Languages, May 2008

SKILLS 

TECHNICAL AND CREATIVE

  • Microsoft Office

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • NPGVan

  • Google AdWords

  • Slack, Basecamp, and Google Drive as project management software

  • Dropbox

  • Wordpress

  • Videography production, directing, and editing with Final Cut Pro X

  • Audio recording and engineering

  • Photography

 

DEVELOPMENT

  • Campaign planning

  • Organizational visioning

  • Strategic development

  • Financial planning

 

MARKETING

  • Press relations and communications planning

  • Digital engagement strategies

  • SEO planning, data analysis with Google Analytics

  • Email drip campaigns

  • Highly knowledgeable of the intricacies and workflow of local and national politics

  • Knowledgeable in the complexities of the globalized marketplace

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LEADERSHIP

  • Self-directed, conscientious, and organized

  • Proven leadership capabilities in a variety of settings

  • Goal-oriented with a long-term focus

  • Quick learner and highly adaptable

  • Goal-oriented with a long-term focus

  • Skilled management of teams up to 50

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills