Joyce Hagen

Executive Director, Atlantic City Arts Foundation

Location Atlantic County

Pronouns she/her

Email address [email protected]

Telephone number 609 705-9079

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Professional Experience June 2015 – Present Executive Director, Atlantic City Arts Foundation • Develop and produce programming • Provide leadership to develop a sustainable organization Mar 2014 – Sept 2018 Part-time Coordinator, Art Gallery, Atlantic Cape Community College • Manage all gallery operations, supervise work-study students March 2014 – 2015 Sponsorship Development, Garden State Film Festival • Acquired new sponsor relationships and income March 2012 – Present Owner, JAH Consulting • Consult with nonprofit organizations on board development and structural compliance, fundraising, marketing, public relations, strategic planning, and grantwriting. • Consult with artists and art related businesses from start-up through successive cycles • Grant reviewer Feb. 2008 – July 2011 Director of Development, Atlantic City Historical Waterfront Foundation Worked with all stakeholders to increase income and program participation  Administered and promoted membership program  Supervised committee to produce annual fundraising event and manage all event details - developed and maintained databases for ticket sales, sponsorships, and advertisers, and oversaw all event operations  Researched grant opportunities, applied to appropriate sources, monitored program implementation, and filed timely reports  Maintained and promoted current fundraising opportunities and developed new opportunities  Served as outreach liaison to community business, tourism, and public relations organizations  Initiated and developed partnerships within community  Developed and implemented group tour promotions July 2005 – Feb. 2008 Manager of Marketing and Tourism, South Jersey Cultural Alliance Administered projects supported by a grant from the NJ State Council on the Arts  Bought and coordinated print and radio co-operative marketing campaigns  Implemented cultural tourism initiatives – website, consumer and group travel markets, ad campaign, brochure copy, design, and distribution  Developed timelines and project guidelines to guarantee program success  Identified and developed sponsorship opportunities  Promoted member organizations to media and to travel industry  Organized and promoted annual Media Roundtable Fall 2004 – Spring 2007 Adjunct Professor, Arts Management, Richard Stockton College of NJ Taught undergraduate students the basics of non-profit arts management  Formation of a non-profit and compliance with government regulations  Mission statement and by-laws development  Strategic planning, fundraising, grant-writing  Budget development  Program planning and design  Marketing and public relations  Organizational and project evaluation procedures Sept. 2000-July 2005 Executive Director, Atlantic City Art Center Managed all programs and operations under the supervision of the Board of Directors  Scheduled and installed visual arts exhibitions  Designed and implemented related educational programming  Managed public and media relations including community outreach to cultural organizations  Developed/promoted programming complementary to exhibits, poetry readings, concerts, etc.  Developed and maintained fundraising and grant-writing and reporting efforts to support $100,000 budget, administered budget and fiscal reporting  Supervised staff of three 1990–2005 Owner, Joyce Hagen Design, Wholesale Craft Sales, Sole Proprietor Designed, manufactured and marketed wholesale hand-crafts  Supervised 12 independent contractors and sold wholesale products nationwide 1989-1990 Manager, Forever Toys, Boalsburg, PA Oversaw the production of artist-designed, limited production, high-end stuffed creatures 1988-1989 Director, Central Pennsylvania Village Crafts, Inc., Bellefonte, PA Administered all programs and projects devoted to training hard-to-employ regional residents to produce handcrafted products and provide marketing opportunities for those products  Implemented public relations efforts to increase participation and public awareness  Wrote grants, manage and evaluate grant projects and implement fundraising strategies  Managed wholesale and retail craft sales, supervised staff of four 1986-1988 Arts Coordinator, Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association, PA Implemented all programming activity, including classical and popular concert series, film series, visual arts gallery, lecture series, etc  Wrote grants and implemented fundraising strategies, responsible for all public relations Recent Honors March 2018 – Induction into Atlantic County Women’s Hall of Fame Board Appointments 2009 – 2011 -- NJ Governor's Tourism Conference Planning Committee 2009 – 2012 -- New Jersey Travel Industry Association 2009 – 2010 -- Greater Atlantic City Regional Tourism Council – President 2010 – 2015 -- Atlantic County Advisory Commission on Women 2015 – 2017 -- Atlantic City Community Fund Steering Committee 2017 – present – Atlantic City Community Fund Board of Directors 2019 – present – Atlantic City Historical Preservation Commission Volunteer Experience 2012 -- 2013 Grantwriter, Atlantic City Ballet 2008 – 2011 Development Committee, South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble Fundraising, grantwriting, audience development, public relations 2006 – 2008 Grantwriting Volunteer Consultant, African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, Inc. Researched and applied for grants and filed timely reports 1997 – 1998 Docent, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ Served as a tour guide for student and adult groups 1988-1994 Committee Chair, Gamble Mill Gallery, Bellefonte, PA Disseminated calls for proposals to artists to submit exhibition proposals, evaluated proposals and arranged delivery, installation and publicity of exhibits 1982-1984 Committee Chair, Crafts National, National Juried Crafts Exhibition, Central PA Festival of the Arts, Palmer Museum of Art Publicized artist prospectus nationally, received applications, hired nationally recognized juror, worked with museum curatorial and installation staff to prepare exhibition and exhibition materials 1980-1983 Executive Vice-President for Marketing, Board of Directors, Central PA Village Crafts, Inc. New product development, product training, developed marketing plans, tracked marketing success Education - BA, Psychology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA Art and Art History Courses, Pennsylvania State University Advanced Grant Proposal Writing, Certificate, Atlantic Cape Community College Non-Profit Fund Raising Certificate Program, University of Pennsylvania