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Annie Gamez

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDevelopment Manager - Marketing Program Manager - Museum Exhibition Designer

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About me

Museum professional with over seven years of varied experience in the cultural sector. I have a proven record of managing fundraising events and performing donor cultivation. Experience in exhibit design, grant writing, artifact care, education outreach and docent training. MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating. Thesis focus on business model innovation for small museums and available training opportunities for senior management. Interested in researching new models of financial resilience for the cultural sector.

Skills

  • Salesforce CRM
  • Collection Management
  • VIP Donnors
  • Mailchimp Experience
  • Grant Writing
  • Charity Fundraising
  • Social Media Management
  • Art Business
  • Business Innovation
  • Event Magagement

Work history

Currently

Grant Writer

Photofusion

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Draft Heritage Lottery Fund application for a digital archiving space. Conduct research interviews with key stakeholders for proposed archiving project. Write case for support for potential partners.

Currently

Business Development Assistant

Crafts Council

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Conduct donor & prospect research for individuals and corporate potential partnerships. Assist with planning and running of VIP events for the development department and Craft magazine. Organise VIP contacts for Collect Art Fair, focusing on audience development and widening the High Networth Individual donor pool. Maintained accurate and up to date supporter records. Making contact with groups negotiating and finalising bespoke experiences for HNWIs that attend Collect Art Fair.

2016

Senior Programs Coordinator

USU Museum of Anthropology

May 2009 - Aug 2016
  • United States
  • Full Time
  • Research, cultivate, set up corporate and individual donor support for nonprofit educational programmes. Handled events planning, ticket sales, administrative support such as mail outs, letter writing and social media marketing campaigns. Curated and managed travelling exhibits. Designed exhibition spaces. Provided customer service to visitors, school groups and dealt with customer queries.

Education

Currently

Masters, Postgraduate

Richmond the American International University in London

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Richmond University’s MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating prepares students in the professional knowledge, skills and experience required for a career in the visual arts sector and the creative industries. The program is unique in that it straddles the publicly funded (Not for Profit) and commercial visual arts sector with a strong emphasis on education and curation. Students learn how museums, galleries, auction houses, creative start-ups, collectors and funders operate in today’s increasingly global art world.

2012

BA (Hons) Anthropology & Sociology

Utah State University

Aug 2008 - May 2012
  • United States
  • Cultural Anthropology major with museum studies certificate.

Awards

2008

Anthropology Scholarship

Utah State University

  • An academic scholarship for university major.