Parker - Fundraising - Annapolis, Maryland, USA

Melissa Parker

Annapolis, Maryland, USA





Melissa A. Parker
214 Prince George St. Apt. 6 Annapolis, MD 21401 410.353.6293


University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA - January 2007-December 2008
B.A., Individually designed major: Contemporary Latin American Culture and Politics
Minor: Political Science and Spanish
Golden Key International Honours Society, GPA 3.6

The College of Wooster, Wooster OH - June 2003-May 2006
Dean’s list - all semesters
President and Founder: Pros and Conservation (globalization-focused discussion group)

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office XP (Access, Excel, Power Point, Word), Donor Perfect, Apple Programs, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator,, NetForum, SPSS, Quickbooks Pro, Social Networking Sites

Languages: Spanish-Advanced to Fluent (Reading, Writing, Speaking)


Men's Health Network, Washington, DC Office Assistant - October 2010-February 2011
Responsible for handling membership, databases, material management, graphics for reports, member correspondence
Author - Reality and Real Men: Opening up About Men's Mental Health, published on Talking About Men's Health Blog

Smithsonian Networks, Washington, DC Development Coordinator - January – July 2010
Responsible for managing correspondence, materials, analysis, and scheduling involved in the initial stages of the network’s development.
Facilitated relationships with production companies, museum experts, and those responsible for educational television programming.
Wrote show reviews, screened, documented, and presented films and program pitches, analyzed production values and show or series content to aid in programming decisions
Drafted contracts for new program partnerships and performed all administrative and scheduling tasks for the Vice President of Program Development

BoardSource, Washington, DC Consulting and Training Assistant - February–June 2009
Responsible for matching nonprofits, charities, and businesses with government programs funding workshops, retreats, and classes.
Handled and coordinated travel, schedules, expenses, and engagements for the Vice President of Consulting and Training
Facilitated professional development programs and managed registration and correspondence of participants

Community Works, Boston, MA Consultant/Campaign Coordinator June-December 2008
Promoted awareness for campaign focusing on domestic abuse, homelessness, elderly housing, women's rights, and immigrant resource enrichment.
Provided administrative support to the Executive Director/Founder and the Administrative Director, assisted in communication with NGO leaders and campaign representatives of all employer partnerships
Tracked progress reports and assisted in documenting donation records and communication with donors and assisted in management of campaigns to raise funds for nonprofits and charities in Boston area


OnShore Productions, Riva, MD, 2012:
Marketing and editing assistant for Sundance Film Festival documentary

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD 1999-2012
Data entry, storm tracking, growth and light measurement, climate change projects and general field assistance in local deciduous areas and Costa Rican rainforest

Filmsters Academy, Annapolis, MD, 2011
Associate producer and volunteer actress at this advanced film camp for children ages 10-18

WriteBrain Films, Washington, DC, 2009-2010
Research, promotional outreach, contest submission, and cultural and screening event coordination for Michael Fountain’s award-winning coal mining documentary, Bonecrusher

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