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Elizabeth Zirk

Elizabeth Zirk

Director of Business Development

FTW Group

Director of Business Development at FTW Group

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FTW Group

Director of Business Development

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Young Women Social Entrepreneurs

Director of Programs and Services

program launching, member feedback and relationship management, social media engagement, project management, chapter assessment, strategic planning, retreat planning, leadership building

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Young Women Social Entrepreneurs

Board Chair San Francisco

Facilitated board meetings, coached new board members, helped strategize new board member recruitment, planned and attended events (incl. annual retreat), assisted with e-news content and social media outreach

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Upon Return

Founder

Developed rapport with exchange student alumni, held in-person meetups with recent alumni, created and continue to develop website, created e-content for website, coached alumni on projects

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WestEd

IS Trainer

I run training webinars and develop individual coaching sessions for technology updates and migrations. Recently, we migrated to Zimbra, a web-based email and calendaring suite, from a myriad of desktop clients, such as Outlook, Thunderbird, and Now-Up-To-Date. We will migrate to the Microsoft Office 2007 Suite this fall.

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Trymedia

Customer Service Tech

Liaised with German-speaking and English-speaking customers via phone and email, assisted with marketing copy localization, maintained internal ticketing system, kept FAQ content updated

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Berlitz

Language Instructor

Instructed individuals and groups in German and English, maintained student progress reports, consulted on materials, tested student's level of fluency and accuracy, developed social outings to support cultural literacy

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Youth For Understanding

Interim Field Director

Recruited local families to host international high-school students, maintained relationship with families currently hosting, maintained detailed expense reports for monthly reimbursement, assisted other field directors with general needs via conference calls, traveled to local high schools to give presentations, set up booths at fairs to promote the program

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Ripon College

BA, German

San Francisco State University

Master of Arts (MA), Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics