- Boston, MA
Kate Ziegler: Property management and operations at Mintz Levin. Realtor with Arborview Realty. Partner at Boston design firm Union Jack Creative.
Kate Ziegler's Bio:
- Founder, Co-Director and Policy Coodinator for Hollaback! Boston (August 2011 - November 2014)
- Events Chair and Social Media Coordinator for Generation Progress (June 2008 - September 2009)
- Conflicts Specialist at Goodwin Procter (October 2007 - May 2008)
- Marketing Intern at JP Centre/South Main Streets (July 2007 - January 2008)
- Office Services Assistant at Goodwin Procter (June 2006 - October 2007)
- Graffiti and Politics (2007) – an examination of the role of political climate in the construction of urban art and graffiti installations
- Anthropology and International Negotiations (2007) – an evaluation of the need for anthropological perspectives for effective and appropriate decisions in international cooperation and negotiation initiatives
- Culture: Negotiation for the Arab-Israeli Conflict (2008) – an exploration of the role of culture in conflict resolution, both through past failures and minor successes, and specifically applicable to recently proposed agreements to end violence in the Arab-Israeli conflict
- Education and Environmental Security (2008) – evaluation of formal and informal education policies in Brazil, and their impact on deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon and security threats therein
Kate Ziegler's Experience:
Operations Coordinator at Mintz LevinJune 2008 - Present | Boston, MA
oConduct in-depth cost analysis for firm vendors, compiling and presenting summarized findings and negotiating contracts accordingly on behalf of the Firm; oResponsible for Firm purchasing, including general supplies, business cards, stationery and furniture; oCommunicate with attorneys, administrative staff, building representatives and vendor contacts to manage logistics and expectations involved in events, renovations, office moves and cleaning requests; oCoordinate emergency drills, working with Firm staff and building representatives, including fire drills, CPR/AED trainings and emergency systems testing; oPresent weekly Emergency Procedures training for new hires; oManage internal office moves and office setup for new hires; oOversee movement of supplies, furniture and files internally by office services staff; oConfirm and maintain record of weekly copy and print totals to check against invoicing and Firm billing statements, presented at bi-weekly review meetings; oDevelop a system for documentation of artworks previously owned or newly purchased by the Firm, handling appraisals and shipment of those works between Firm offices.
Partner at Union Jack CreativeDecember 2009 - Present | Boston, MA
UJC is a boutique design firm specializing primarily in web and print design, as well as event planning, copywriting and editing, fundraising and calligraphy. In addition to creative responsibilities, I am responsible for maintaining our brand and web presence (blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc.), managing client and vendor relations, writing proposals and proofing work.
Founder, Co-Director and Policy Coordinator at Hollaback! BostonAugust 2011 - November 2014 | Boston, MA
Hollaback! is a global non-profit working to end street harassment. I worked to found the Boston chapter in 2011, and managed the blog, made site and branding updates, coordinated events, worked with press, facilitated workshops, guest lectures and support groups for a variety of audiences, and conducted community outreach.
Events Chair and Social Media Coordinator at Generation ProgressJuly 2008 - September 2009 | Boston, MA
oServed as contact and coordinator in all aspects of event planning, from conception to implementation; oConducted negotiations with venues, arranged for entertainment, determined viability of committee proposals; oBuilt and maintained social media influence via blog, Twitter, Facebook &c.; oAssembled by-laws, mission statement and vision statement, as a member of the Leadership Team; oDeveloped fundraising strategy and designed capital campaign for upcoming elections; oLed regular Event Committee meetings, composed weekly committee reports and delegated tasks to committee members as necessary.
Conflicts Specialist at Goodwin Procter LLPOctober 2007 - May 2008 | Boston, MA
oInvestigated conflicts between new and existing clients using LegalKey software; oPrepared conflict reports, including denotation of ethical walls and existing clients; oResearched corporate affiliations and reflected results accurately in conflict searches; oCommunicated with attorneys and administrative staff regarding conflict checks, new clients and applicable waivers for new cases; oManaged search logs and affiliations for newly opened matters, to maintain current and accurate conflict flags and search information; oMaintained records of conflicts pending.
Marketing Intern at JP Centre/South Main StreetsAugust 2007 - January 2008 | Boston, MA
oDeveloped and implemented a membership program for the organization; oAssisted with fundraising, event planning and staffing of monthly events; oTracked and compiled gift receipts and necessary forms for tax deductible donations made to JPCS; oMet with area business representatives regarding needs, concerns and interest in participation; oTransferred financial records to QuickBooks NonProfit, and provided maintenance; oAssessed website usability and drafted suggested improvements; oAnswered phone, email and personal inquiries regarding programs and services; oReorganized and updated records, implemented new filing system; oUpdated and maintained Constant Contact email and mailing lists using Filemaker Pro.
Office Service Assistant at Goodwin Procter LLPMay 2006 - October 2007 | Boston, MA
oResponded to phone, email and personal inquiries from attorneys and assistants regarding various office services and general firm function; oScanned Estate Tax Library documents into PDF files, and performed quality control checks; oCompleted court filings, legal research and copy work at Boston and Cambridge courts; oConducted legal research and copy work at Boston and Cambridge libraries; oDelegated completion of office service requests from attorneys and secretaries; oCoordinated incoming mail and package receipt and delivery on a daily basis; oOrchestrated daily outgoing mail and packages, creation of labels and scheduling of pick-ups.
Kate Ziegler's Education:
Northeastern University2004 – 2008BSConcentration: International Affairs, Anthropology, ArtActivities: Northeastern University United Nations Association, Pep Band, Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, International Affairs Society
Kate Ziegler's Interests & Activities:
running, skiing, bikes, contemporary art, blogging, design, writing, copyediting, marathons