Julie Trachtenberg

Julie Trachtenberg

Brooklyn, NY, US



Career Objective

  • To find a senior level position in communications and/or marketing.

Core Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Supervisory experience.


Volunteer Chair, Planning Committee, 7th and 8th Annual Run for Refugees, IRIS

(Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services), 2013-2014 and 2014-2015

Community Leadership Program, 2012-2013


Consulting and Professional Memberships

Grant Writer: Wallingford Symphony Orchestra, 2012-2014. Wrote six grant applications (and final reports) and successfully secured $6,500 in funding for regional symphony.

Member, Nonprofit Technical Committee, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, 2014

Member, Hamden Arts Commission, Hamden, CT, 2003-2004

Founding Member, Photo Arts Collective, New Haven, CT, 1996 -1999


Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Marketing Manager

➢ Managed three coordinators in assembling RFQs, RFPs, and Interviews.
➢ Wrote and edited proposals.
➢ Tracked and researched leads.
➢ Updated weekly Partners Agenda for Go-No/Go opportunities and attended weekly Partners meeting.
➢ Team member in implementing Deltek Vision CRM for the office.
➢ Prepared Annual Marketing Analytics.
➢ Oversaw update of project data.

Oct 2016 - Mar 2020

Pelli Clarke & Partners, New Haven, CT, US, Marketing Coordinator

➢ Reorganized and streamlined department digital files.
➢ Write project descriptions and press releases.
➢ Write text for all proposal submittals.
➢ Prepare award submittals.
➢ Submit projects on architectural eMagazines.
➢ Input project data on in house database
➢ Strategize social media plan

Feb 2015 - Oct 2016

Arts Council of Greater New Haven, CT, New Haven, CT, US, Director of Development and Communications

➢ Coordinate and execute cultivation strategies and events to achieve fundraising goals.
➢ Implement strategies for increasing number of patron level donors.
➢ Implement strategies for upgrading individual gifts.
➢ Cultivate partnerships with potential funders and corporate sponsors.
➢ Cultivate and manage relationships with key constituents, vendors, community partners, staff and board.
➢ Steward relationships with current foundation funders, donors and corporate sponsors.
➢ Solicit corporate sponsorship for annual special events.
➢ Plan and implement donor-centric communications.
➢ Research and write government, corporate and private grants applications. To date: awarded $445,000 for operating and program support.
➢ Develop program budgets and prepare financial reports for final reports.
➢ Planned content and design of monthly newspaper.
➢ Managed redesign of website and newspaper with staff and consultants.
➢ Developed and implemented print, online and social media communications strategies.
➢ Wrote press releases and established relationships with the press.
➢ Wrote and designed newsletters, annual reports, brochures and other promotional materials.

Sep 2011 - Feb 2015

Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, New Haven, CT, US, Resource Development Specialist

➢ Generated $1.7 million grant funding for operating and program support.
➢ Planned annual meeting events that raised $80,000 through corporate and individual support.
➢ Represented the organization at local, regional, and national conferences and seminars.
➢ Maintained active stewardship of all funding sources and acted as direct liaison to funders.
➢ Hired and supervised AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers and Yale Presidential Fellows.
➢ Managed eTapestry database.
➢ Implemented redesign of organization’s website.
➢ Developed and managed print, website, and social media communications strategies.
➢ Wrote press releases and coordinated press interviews.
➢ Managed staff and consultants.
➢ Prepared monthly development reports and attended Board Meetings.

Oct 2008 - Aug 2011

Weir Farm Art Center, Wilton, CT, US, Development Manager

➢ Managed membership and annual appeal drives.
➢ Planned and implemented major fundraising events.
➢ Managed DonorPerfect database.
➢ Wrote grants and grant reports.
➢ Coordinated programs and events with Weir Farm National Historic Site (NPS) staff.
➢ Designed Gala program books and other promotional material for programs and events.
➢ Managed logo development project with a design consultant.
➢ Wrote effective press releases. And coordinated press interviews.

Apr 2005 - Sep 2008

Herbert S. Newman and Partners P.C., New Haven, CT, US, Marketing Coordinator

➢ Primary contact for architectural project leads; prioritized tracking leads and implemented plans of action; interfaced and coordinated with external marketing consultants.
➢ Wrote marketing proposals in consultation with professional staff and outside consultants; prepared all interview materials, including Powerpoint presentations, brochures and design boards.
➢ Organized and supervised partners’ and other in-house team members’ schedules to ensure that deadlines were met.
➢ Attended regional marketing conferences; planned and organized trade shows. Also, organized firm’s annual symposia from inception to completion: contacted guest speakers; coordinated graphic design of brochure; interfaced with host venue and facilitated travel arrangements.
➢ Supervised high school and college interns.

Aug 1997 - Jun 2004


Hunter College,, New York, NY, US, Masters, Art History

Sep 1984 - May 1986

SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY, US, Bachelors, Art History

Sep 1978 - May 1982

Areas of Specialization