Sara Peterson

sarafrancespeterson@gmail.com - Manhattan Beach, CA - bysarapeterson.com


Freelance Videographer, Greater Los Angeles, CA, 2016- Present
Shooting video; Personal Cannon C300 Mark II kit . Experienced in various aspects of shooting, including but not limited to: live sports; interviews; BTS; time lapse

D. Mavro LLC, Office Administrator/ Receptionist, Los Angeles, CA, 2017- Present
Client facing administrator. Incoming/ outgoing communications; Creating invoices/ billing; website building and maintenance; answering phones, emails, and faxes; creating schedules, calendars; booking travel, including: flights, hotels, trains, car rentals, and equipment rentals.

Tree People, Outreach Volunteer- Greater Los Angeles, CA, 2018- Present
Working at events in LA to spread awareness about Tree People’s mission, answering questions and recruiting volunteers for Tree People. On hold due to COVID-19

Core Nutrition, Area Sales Manager- MD/ VA/ SoCal/ Greater LA, 2015- 2018
Planned and oversaw new distributor launches; Representation at trade shows; Trained new sales managers and distributor reps; Direct contact to 5 distributor partners in MD and VA; Personally accounted for 65% of Mid Atlantic sales; ASM of 5 SoCal distributors.

Vita Coco, Retail Sales Specialist- Baltimore, MD, 2014- 2015
Contributed to continual revenue growth; Responsible for market customer relations.

Philadelphia FIGHT, Health Information Assistant- Philadelphia, PA ,2012- 2014
Assisted the Health Information Specialist by performing research and various administrative tasks; Prepared records for shipment and storage; Ensured confidentiality of patient information by performing secure data entry and administrative tasks; Organized medical charts, and General correspondence.

First Mile-Field Rep- London, UK, 2011- 2012
Developed relationships with prospective clients; Fostered relationships with current clients to ensure their satisfaction with First Mile; Data Collection surrounding the issues facing business owners and commercial waste; Performed daily Solutions Reporting; Client services representation.

London Sustainability Exchange- Projects Intern- London, UK, 2011
Corresponded with local government, other NGO’s, community groups, etc; Coordinated events planning and organization; Contributed to and edited weekly emails and monthly newsletters; Researched for new project bids such as Transform, a program aimed at understanding how to create behavioral change associated with waste disposal and recycling in London boroughs that hosted the Olympics.


MSc Sustainability, Environmental Politics, and Policy, Dec 2010
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Bachelor of Fine Art; Minor in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behaviors, May 2006
Rutgers University- Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ
-Internship with Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, assisted the Master Printer, assisted colleagues with creating their installations. Gallery assistant/ exhibition installation team member.


Microsoft Office; Adobe: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premier, Final Cut; Intermediate level Spanish
Cannon C300 Mark II kit; Sony Alpha 7C


Current: Tree People, Previous: Lucky Kitty- Feeding and TNR for local West Baltimore cat colony 2015-2017; Charm City Yoga- Weekly shifts for opening, closing, and studio maintenance in Baltimore 2013-2014; St. Hilda’s Community Centre- Assisted with organizing and running a weekly natural foods co-op and a weekly women’s craft group-2010-2012; Muslim Women’s Collective-Worked on various community-based projects such as conducting neighborhood waste surveys, participating in water quality focus groups, representing the group in an EU volunteer conference (VLOOM 2011) -2010-2012.