STEPHANIE MAE ACOOSE
•Office Skills: Over seven years of experience with non-profits, governments (federal/provincial), utilizing all aspects of office skills. Skills include telephone and reception duties, file management, contract administration, preparing correspondence, custom database applications and entry, funding applications and related research.
•Computer Skills: Recent upgrading in Word, Keyboarding, Power Point, Quick Books, Access, Excel and Windows.40 words per minute with good accuracy. Proven ability to learn on the job.
•Organizational Skills: Oversaw all aspects of Sakewewak Artists Collective, Annual Storytelling Festival. These skills include securing sponsorships, approving and administrating contracts and in kinds, writing funding/grant applications, overseeing artistic production/lighting requirements, marketing, quarterly reports to the board, etc.
•Administrative Skills: Funding/grant writing, hosted and promoted premiere events, conferences and seminars for artists, secured permits and permissions, negotiated rental contracts for all site requirement, entertainment procurement, public relations, and provided leadership to volunteer coordinators and over volunteers.
•Communications Skills: Report writing, funding applications, preparing press releases, press conferences, and excellent customer service skills, board governance, recording minutes of meetings.
•Human Resources Skills: Maintain payroll for small team of employees, accounting functions, budget forecasting and final cost analysis, managing revenue streams, hiring, training and supervision of employees, OH&S training, knowledge of SK Labour Laws and Regulations.
Introduction to Quickbooks Certificate 2011
SIATS/SK Polytechnic Regina SK
Columbia College Hollywood
Tarzana California 1998 - 2000
Kelsey Campus, Saskatoon SK
Labourer Jan 2019 to Present
•Temporary Employment Agency that provides people who are available to work at jobs throughout the city.
•Worked at Ready Bake bakery panning and packaging
•Worked at a private home doing demolition (tearing up hardwood flooring.
Sakewewak Artists Collective Jan 1, 2012 - Feb. 28, 2013
•Facilitated the organization's artistic objectives by providing program support and carrying out short and long term programming plan.
•Supported and worked directly with project coordinators, artists, and participants.
•Primarily responsible for the preparation and delivery of all funding submissions. Oversaw all of the organization’s financial matters and budgets.
•Board liaison and, recording and distributing minutes of meetings.
•Oversaw, facilitated and collected documentation of projects from Orginaztion Coordinators and artists to compile for project evaluation purposes.
•Consulted with community stakeholders, and conducted research to identify needs to develop relevant, contemporary arts programming.
•Represented the Artists Collective at public events, and as an advocate for the arts and cultural community.
Sakewewak Artists Collective Mar 1, 2010 - Dec 31. 28 2011
•Send, receive, and distribute important documents via email, mail and fax. Performed all word processing requirements, spreadsheets.
•Maintain program equipment inventory.
•Assist with Event management duties including conference room booking, catering, invitations, programs, travel arrangements, etc.
•Accounts receivable/payable, membership and payroll.
•Assisted with financial management and the development of annual funding plan, global budgets and project budgets. Assisted with funding applications and funding plans.
Gallery Facilitator Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
Mackenzie Art Gallery
Provided gallery tours and workshops to school children and the general public.
Festival Assistant and Curator
Sakewewak Artists Collective Mar, 2010 - Feb., 2013
•Booked venues for storytellers programming.
•Event management duties including booking venues, accommodations, travel arrangements, local transportation for visiting artists.
•Curated the entire festival program. Selected international, provincial, local performers and storytellers including Reindeer People from Norway. Selected, hired and supervised all extra staff for the festival
Available Upon Request.