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Tania Torres

Tania Torres

Managing Director

Uptown Studios

Sacramento, CA

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Uptown Studios

Project Manager

- Oversee timelines and budgets for 300+ projects
- Guide clients and staff to project completion while ensuring that clients' needs and expectations are surpassed
- Anticipate and problem-solve potential challenges for all projects and general account management
- Manage daily office functions and activities

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Crocker Art Museum

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

-Proactively pitched stories to reporters, managed all media inquiries, and guided staff and artists/performers through press interviews
-Created and maintained media kits, marketing and campaign publications
-Developed and oversaw distribution plan for collateral and promotional material
-Wrote and designed materials for promotional print and web collateral, press releases, e-blasts, brochures, and signage
-Managed the museum's online presence including its website and social media accounts

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HR Dowden & Associates

Project Coordinator

-Secured $800,000 in federal funds from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services
-Managed $1 million worth of statewide special projects, material and staff
-Program consultant for the California Association of Health Plans and California Teachers Association
-Oversaw health outreach and enrollment projects in 20 school districts throughout California

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MuJER

Founder, Director

-Developed a summer literacy project with only 2 students into a national organization that now serves more than 500 women
-Secured all initial seed money in order to expand the project into a self-sufficient nonprofit organization
-Worked with local NGOs and government on implementation of legislation addressing gender-based discrimination and violence
-Oversaw the implementation of all educational and vocational workshops/classes

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New York University

Masters, Public Administration and Public Policy, Nonprofit Management

Loyola Marymount University

Bachelor of Arts

Uptown Studios

Managing Director

- Partner with creative and management teams to foster innovative approaches and produce new and insightful deliverables and ideas
- Lead team and build overall capabilities
- Cultivate new and existing relationships with clients and community leaders
- Manage design, web, marketing and print staff - including evaluations, development/mentoring and addressing performance issues

GLAAD

Media Fellow

-Developed training, tools and strategies for effective media work
-Wrote and edited, press releases, blog postings, op-eds and other documents
-Fielded media requests and maintained relationships with regional & mainstream media