Expert Profile

Matthew Clark

Pronouns:

He/Him/His

Availability:

Available

Full or Part-time

Position Type:

Brooklyn

New York

United States of America

Years in the field:

1 – 5 Years

Areas of Expertise

Administrative Support, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Access, Exhibits development, Operations, Project Management, Research & Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Other

Education

University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

 

Experience

American Museum of Natural History – New York, NY

Manager, Traveling Exhibition Operations, June 2016 - May 2020

  • Managed internal and external staff in the the movement, installation, and upkeep of the museum catalog of educational and scientific exhibitions at both domestic and international venues
  • Coordinated transportation and delivery for all exhibition tours, including customs when applicable
  • Developed departmental protocols for onboarding team members and organizational wiki to create expansive transparency for new and experienced employees
  • Created cloud-based tracking system of data and reporting on physical status of exhibitions to inform schedule for repair, retrofit, or dispersal

 

New York Academy of Sciences – New York, NY

Sales & Events Manager, May 2008 – June 2016

  • Managed rental of 12,000 square foot conference center and coordinated private events for external clients to develop over $1 million annual revenue stream for the organization’s general operating budget
  • Cultivated business relationships with over 100 external clients and encouraged contact growth for future rentals as well as transition to organizational sponsorship opportunities 
  • Facilitated contract negotiation and signing process, along with site visits, client research, and correspondence
  • Directed internal staff across multiple departments including facilities, catering, security, and audiovisual to execute external client vision

 

New York Academy of Sciences – New York, NY

Conference Associate, January 2007 – May 2008

  • Supported meeting logistics and member interactions for over 20,000 members in over 100 countries attending over 250 meetings and conferences annually 
  • Maintained database of member and non-member information, attendance, and events for future engagement and recruitment
  • Aided members and attendees with event and membership inquiries, registrations, and renewals
  • Promoted organizational meetings and events through online website management, digital marketing, and bulk mailing campaigns

 

Alliance for Nonprofit Management – Washington, DC

Operations and Meetings Assistant, October 2003 – September 2006

  • Assisted in office administration, operations, and annual conference to connect association members with nonprofits and other groups seeking to create social change
  • Administrated on-site event registration and logistics, including membership outreach, renewal, and retention 
  • Updated and tracked detailed grant and sponsorship records and reporting calendars along with organizational benchmarks for completion
  • Reconciled monthly and yearly financial records to inform internal accounting for ongoing annual budgets

 

Office of Representative Ed Jennings Jr. – Gainesville, FL

Intern, August 2002 – August 2003

  • Performed general office administrative tasks in order to best serve the constituents of District 23
  • Organized election day voter turnout mobilization including recruitment and training of volunteers 
  • Drafted official correspondence to constituent letters and emails
  • Conducted legislative research and logistical support for internal meetings

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