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Trista Murphy

Save the Children
Associate Director, Sponsorship Acquisition Marketing
Trista Murphy is the Associate Director of Sponsorship Acquisition Marketing at Save the
Children. Save the Children is an international humanitarian organization that works to reach
more than 157 million children in 120 Countries, including the U.S. In her current role, she
directs a team of passionate fundraisers and is responsible for acquiring and engaging potential
Sponsors through all fundraising channels including, but not limited to, digital marketing, direct
mail, telemarketing, events and face-to- face fundraising efforts.
Trista has over 10 years of experience as a direct response fundraiser and digital marketer.
Prior to her time at Save the Children she worked for a niche publishing house where she
managed the omni-channel marketing program for their flagship publications. She also spent
several years as a grassroots organizer for Planned Parenthood coordinating advocacy and
fundraising activities and was responsible for their college internship and youth outreach
programs. Trista spent her first few years out of college as the Associate Director for the
Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus where she dedicated her time to helping women run
and get elected to public office.
She is a graduate of Simmons College and holds a double major in Political Science and
Communications. Trista lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.