Matt Zheleznyak

Matt Zheleznyak

Coordinator of Advancement at Hillel at Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York Area
Religious Institutions

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Matt Zheleznyak's Overview

  • District Manager at ADP
  • Environmental Education Intern at Crawford County Conservation Distrcict
  • Congressional Campaign Intern at Matt Zeller for Congress Campaign (NY-29)

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Matt Zheleznyak's Experience

Coordinator of Advancement

Hillel at Syracuse University

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Religious Institutions industry

January 2014Present (9 months)

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Public Policy industry

August 2013January 2014 (6 months) Staten Island

I was responsible for recruiting, training, mentoring, and mobilizing student activists on social justice issues such as, consumer protection, voter mobilization, higher education advocacy, hunger and homelessness outreach, and government reform. I was also responsible for media relations, coalition building, interpersonal communication, event planning, and public speaking.

Russian Division Intern

American Jewish Committee

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

February 2013July 2013 (6 months) Rochester, New York

I interned within the Russian Division of the AJC in New York City and remotely from Rochester, NY. I conducted research and wrote reports on current events relating to the Jewish communities across the former Soviet Union and the diplomatic relations between the nations of the FSU, Israel, and the United States. I also work closely with the director on fundraising strategy and goals of the Russian Division.

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Public Policy industry

20102013 (3 years) Rochester, New York

As a Field/Fundraising Manager for NYPIRG in the Rochester area for three campaign seasons, I was in charge of leading and managing groups of 8-10 fundraisers on a daily basis. I was also responsible for gaining funds from some of the largest donors of NYPIRG from the Rochester area through face to face solicitations.

District Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ADP; Human Resources industry

April 2012September 2012 (6 months) Greater Pittsburgh Area

I sold human resource solution products and services to small businesses in order to maximize efficiency, increase cash flow and insure compliance with governmental regulations. I exceed a team competition to sell over ten units in the first two weeks of our fiscal year kick off. I also successfully completed a two month training.

Environmental Education Intern

Crawford County Conservation Distrcict

September 2011December 2011 (4 months) Meadville, Pennsylvania

As an environmental education intern, I successfully organized and presented y own educational seminar concerning the public health aspects of natural gas drilling in the Northwestern Pennsylvania area. I also assisted my educational supervisor in presenting pertinent environmental information to the community at large and otherwise helped with the daily tasks of running the organization.

Congressional Campaign Intern

Matt Zeller for Congress Campaign (NY-29)

May 2010August 2010 (4 months) Rochester, New York Area

I researched and created reports on local business incubators and natural gas drilling. I also compiled information on potential donors and assisted in planning campaign events.

Matt Zheleznyak's Publications

  • The Economic, Public Health and Environmental Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas in Texas and Pennsylvania and its Possible Effects for New York

    • Center for Environmental and Economic Development at Allegheny College
    • April 11, 2011
    Authors: Matt Zheleznyak
  • Above Ground and Below Ground Biomass, Carbon, and Nitrogen Content of Two Strains of Switchgrass in Northwestern Pennsylvania

    • Center for Environmental and Economic Development at Allegheny College
    • 2010
    Authors: Matt Zheleznyak, Richard Bowden

Matt Zheleznyak's Languages

  • Russian

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • French

    (Limited working proficiency)

Matt Zheleznyak's Skills & Expertise

  1. Cold Calling
  3. Sales Process
  4. Recruiting
  5. Direct Sales
  6. Sales
  7. Sales Presentations
  8. Human Resources
  9. Coaching
  10. Selling
  11. Customer Service
  12. Team Building
  13. Training
  14. Fundraising
  15. Community Outreach
  16. Community Engagement
  17. Environmental Awareness
  18. Environmental Science
  19. Environmental Education
  20. Natural Gas
  21. Renewable Energy
  22. Field Work
  23. Grassroots Fundraising
  24. Campaigns
  25. Research
  26. Management
  27. Nonprofits
  28. Grant Writing
  29. Community Organizing
  30. Program Development
  31. Leadership
  32. Volunteer Management
  33. Grants
  34. Event Planning
  35. Environmental Policy
  36. Public Speaking

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Matt Zheleznyak's Education

Allegheny College

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Environmental Studies


Monroe Community College

Associate of Science (A.S.), General Studies, Geography


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