ASPIRA of New York
Executive Assistant/ Event Manager
January 2015 — Present
•Manage donor relations for annual fundraising gala, Corporate Achievers Gala; raised over $450k in 2015, the largest amount since inception; responsible for coordinating all event tasks from start to finish.
• Work with C-level executives to ensure timely implementation of strategic and operational plans.
•As participant in senior management team meetings, champion a spirit of collaboration, transparency and open communications across all organizational departments and programs to ensure event efficiency and effectiveness.
•Prepare and distribute correspondence and relevant documentation for internal and external meetings, as directed by CEO; assigned as internal point-person to work with consultants on event matters and detail associated tasks.
•Supervise all aspects of events, including site and venue selection, co-negotiating unique event elements, including speaker selection, food and beverage and coordinating required special arrangements for key participants.
•Conduct post-event duties, including measurement and analysis of event performance to garner learnings impacting overall event strategy direction throughout the organization.