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Resume For Developmental Educator

Rajan Sharma
956/6, Gandhi Nagar,
Delhi – 110011
(+91-11) 456 789

OBJECTIVE
A senior-level position in development and/or alumni relations with a non-profit organization or institution.



SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Ten years of experience in development with non-profit service organizations, universities, and educational institutions catering to the arts.
Experience ranges from Secretary to Director of Development, to current position of Director of Development.
Expertise in mass media communications, special events organization, budget planning and multi-office coordination for national development program.
Well qualified to assume full responsibility for directing and supporting a well organized development or alumni relations program.



EXPERIENCE
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - Paisley Star School for the Arts Development Office, Jamaica, NY

1988-Present

Director of Development
Coordinate all fund-raising, public relations, alumni relations and publications for this private Boarding and Day secondary school for students in the arts, while actively developing Trustee, Alumni and Parents Association Boards.
Supervise a support of eight as well as volunteers in the planning, organization, and running of reunions, special events and innovative functions with great success.
Wrote, designed, and coordinated the production of publications; composed mass media communications and instituted a new newsletter; increased annual fund by 100%.
Key participant in $8-million capital campaign structuring, set-up of special committees, etc.; laid groundwork for entire Campaign for the enhancement of educational programs.

1984-1988

Assistant to the Director of Development
Assumed full responsibility for the set of systems, procedures and direction of the Alumni Annual Fund. Administered direct mail, processed responses and returns, acknowledged donor gifts and maintained current records of approximately 10,000 alumni.
Served as Ad Book Coordinator for the Annual Paisley Star Gala Dance Performance. Sold and wrote ads and program copy, designed layout, and coordinated printing production. Ad book garnered several thousands of dollars in additional revenue.
Extensively involved in public, community, and alumni relations as well as media releases and relations.



EDUCATION
Bates College, Lewiston, ME
B.A., Communications 1982






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