Monica Pawkett

Freelance Proposal Writer & Copywriter

Location:Painted Post, New York, United States
2 Skills
Monica Pawkett
11 Rose Avenue
Oneonta, New York 13820

Skills and Qualifications

? Over 8 years experience in public service/speaking, business administration, and fundraising/not-for profit management.
? Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Quark XPress and Flash.
? Experienced in Raiser’s Edge development software
? 10 years Spanish studies
? Extensive Grant and Contract writing experience

Work Experience

O’Connor Hospital Manager, Fund Development July 2008- April 2011
? Constructed grant application and proposals at the Federal, State and private Foundation levels.
? Planned, developed and executed strategies for obtained private donations; identified, cultivated and solicited major gift prospects (individuals, corporations and foundations).
? Provided stewardship in recognition of donor philanthropy.
? Identified and utilized resources included volunteers, faculty, staff, publications and the internet to identify linkage, ability and interest of major gift prospects.
? Supervised systematic efforts to identify, solicit, steward, maintain and upgrade annual giving donors.
? Provided for on-going promotion of planned giving opportunities; oversaw, managed and/or planned advancement events.
? Collaborated with the Foundation staff in completed gift arrangements which require tax or estate planned.
? Managed annual and special campaigns, corporate and foundation support, major and planned giving.
Bassett Hospital Executive Assistant, Clinic Operations May 2008-July 2008

? Provided administrative support for the executives in Health Center Operations including calendar management, travel arrangements and correspondence.
? Oversaw day-to-day office operations.
? Served as liaison of the administration by providing excellent customer service including professional telephone etiquette.
? Managed incoming mail and distributed correspondence.
? Maintained databases, files, and organized data for claims and hospital audits.

Oneonta Job Corps Business and Community Liasion March 2005- March 2008

? Managed, planned and coordinated county-wide efforts in the area of job development to support the Academy’s career placement program.
? Designed programs which supported efforts in community partnerships, including programs such as Relay for Life and Habitat for Humanity.
? Served as a liaison with social services agencies and other governmental agencies based on student’s individual needs.
? Performed all other marketing and public relations duties relevant to Academy activities
? Oversaw Community Relations Council, a group of local government officials, human services agency representatives, local educators and local business owners.
? Responsible for advancing program’s community-based objectives in New York City area as well as areas of Upstate New York.


SUNY Binghamton Masters Degree in Public Policy/Administration

? Graduated with Departmental Distinction

Hartwick College Bachelor of Arts, English/Art History

? Graduated Honors and Departmental Distinction
? Recipient, Potter Foundation Award
? Sigma Delta Tau English Honor Society
Skills (2) Rating
Proposal Writing