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Executive Assistant Manager

Boston, MA
March 21, 2018

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Christian A. Herold, m.a.

*A Gibson Terrace; Cambridge, MA 02138 917-***-**** LinkedIn/in/ChristianHerold

Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Executive Assistant to Senior Director, Chief of Department, & Chief Academic Officer; Manager 2012–2017

Executive Assistant Duties

Managed calendars, made conference & international travel arrangements

Set up meetings, prepared agendas and data, took minutes, dept. & board meetings

Prepared PowerPoint presentations, prepared & edited letters, conducted research


Sole dedicated full-time administrator for six sites & 66 providers

Managed office & purchasing, prepared and maintained budgets, using Excel & Kaufman Hall

Ran professional development education series, call schedules

Produced & ran departmental & public events; created marketing video

Managed departmental website using Sharepoint

SpiralZoom, Baltimore (via Google Documents & phone)

Manager & Editor, creative educational science books and toys startup 2017

People’s Sculpture Racing, Cambridge Massachusetts

Director, arts and STEAM education organization 2014–present

Created mission, branding, & graphics; built & synched Internet channels

Lead team of engineers, teachers, artists, makers, designers, videographers

Manage budget; acquired and administered four grants

Produce annual Cambridge Science Festival and River Festival exhibitions

Wrote 21st Century STEAM curriculum for middle school students; produce educational workshops

NeighborMedia/Cambridge Community TV, Cambridge Massachusetts

Web & Cable Journalist, citizen journalism program of local cable access organization 2011–2014

Shot, edited, and wrote local news, national news, and features for web and cable broadcast

Munroe Center for the Arts, Lexington, Massachusetts

Director, community arts center 2007–2010

Organizational Leadership & Finance

Directed umbrella organization of arts schools and studio artists

Managed $434K budget using Excel; increased budget/profits 25%; led 20-year capital planning

Hired & supervised program coordinators, curator, contractors; managed payroll with Quickbooks

Public Art & Program Development

Led team of arts centers and town artists to produce first town-wide Open Studios

Led in-house artists in creative brand-building and public art projects

Wrote articles for Lexington Minuteman; spoke at pubic and business meetings

Made the center indispensible to the town


New York University, Department of Performance Studies, M.A., A.B.D.

Dissertation proposal approved; distinction Ph.D. exams; passed French language exam

Master’s Thesis on rhetoric

Editor, Women & Performance. A Journal of Feminist Theory

Adjunct Professor, NYU Drama Dept.

Author, articles in TDR/MIT Press; Women & Performance; and Dictionary of Literary Biography

Program Director, year-long bi-weekly conference series on post-USSR performance

Assistant for two professors; wrote successful NEH grant

Wesleyan University, College of Letters, Middletown, Connecticut; B.A.

Thesis on Denis Diderot’s Rameau’s Nephew

Honors on comprehensive exams

Semester in Germany



Administrative: PC & Mac, Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Outlook, Quickbooks, FileMaker Pro

Multimedia: Photoshop, DSLR video, photography & audio; Final Cut X; Logic Pro

Social Media/Internet: Wordpress; Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Flickr, Skype


Typing: 65 WPM

Languages: English (GRE 750); German; reading French

Sports: winter mountaineering, biking, squash, tennis, soccer

Subscriber: New Scientist

Educational Travel:

Europe, Asia, Middle East, Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, Canada, 49 U.S. states

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