assoc director development resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Goal-focused fund development and marketing management professional driven to exceed revenue objectives and drive business growth. Excellent networking and lead development skills. Dedicated to providing innovative, effective communication plans.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Publisher, Visio)
  • Knowledgeable with the fundraising software’s of Donor Perfect and RaisersEdge.
  • Skilled in using social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter ,Instagram etc.)
  • Campaign management
  • Revenue development
  • Event planning and execution
  • Marketing campaign management
  • Copywriting abilities
  • Social media management
  • Marketing strategy
  • Survey coordination
  • Special events
  • Donor research
  • Press releases
  • MailChimp
  • Annual giving campaigns
  • Grant applications
  • Email campaigns
  • Fundraising campaigns
Director of Fund Development and Marketing, 02/2021 to Current
University Of CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA,
  • Develops and implements an annual plan and targets, as well as a multi-year strategic, comprehensive plan with overarching, measurable goals for the department, and specific measurable goals for each aspect of the program.
  • In close collaboration with the chief executive, sets and achieves annual agency revenue goals; monitor and report monthly or quarterly on progress against goals; analyze trends and adjust throughout the year.
  • Manages a portfolio of up to 50 to 100 prospective donors.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, and manages the performance, development and the retention of fund development and marketing staff according to agency policies and national fundraising professional standards.
  • Ensures effective donor stewardship, information systems (gift entry; database management; report generation), and prospect research.
  • Supervises marketing and communications so that donors, grantor's, and customers are receiving integrated and appropriate messaging.
Assoc. Director Development, 01/2018 to 02/2021
CaclvNazareth, PA,
  • Supervised Development Coordinator in recording gift details in database, providing accurate receipt of gifts to donors, and keeping up to date records of all alumni.
  • Worked with the Admissions Director and Marketing Coordinator to write and produce marketing materials and parent communications for the school.
  • Contributed to the Seneschal Magazine at school. Edited student written articles.
  • Created new stewardship process for all donors and special program for 1st time donors.
  • Manages budgeting and revenue projections for the Development Department.
  • Responsible for all alumni inquiries and assists in planning of their class reunions.
  • Oversaw all monetary and in-kind donations to the school.
  • Works with Businesses and individuals to continue their giving through the ETIC/OSTC giving program.
  • Plans all fundraising events for the school, including Viking Fest, the school’s largest fundraiser bringing in over $80,000 annually to the school.
  • Oversees the Viking Mentors and Ambassadors. These are student leaders of the school responsible for outreach to prospective families and mentoring current students.
  • Organized an Administrative Team workshop around leadership and creating a strategic plan for the school.
Annual Fund Officer, 02/2015 to 01/2018
  • Collaborated with Stewardship Officer to provide stewardship strategies for advancing annual fund donors through e-newsletters and first time donor program..
  • Managed all aspects of our direct mail program including overseeing writing, design, working with the mail house, reporting and analyzing data..
  • Managed revenue projections and budget for the annual giving program..
  • Managed a prospect pool with annual goals for personal visits, solicitations and giving outcomes..
  • Oversaw all in-kind donations for all departments of LVHN.
  • Worked with several community organizations to promote continued giving..
  • Created and managed the Luken’s Loyalty Society which celebrates donors who have given for five or more consecutive years to LVHN.
  • To date we have over 600 members..
  • In collaboration with the Annual Fund team, managed, solicited and planned events for the Leonard Pool Society, the giving society for those who donate $1,000 or more annually..
Development Coordinator, 09/2011 to 01/2015
Indian Creek FoundationCity, STATE,
  • In collaboration with marketing created and managed the LVHN Young Professional Society which worked to promote professional development, community engagement and networking among colleagues under 40., Developed all marketing and public relations materials for all areas of service, including program flyers, foundation brochures, press releases, etc..
  • Wrote the foundation’s two appeal letters every year; the Activities Fund appeal and the Annual appeal.
  • Appeal raised over $200,000 a year.
  • Coordinated two major fundraising events each year, Celebrity Event and Roll & Stroll.
  • Responsible Wrote for and edited the newsletter, Currents, which was sent to donors three times ayear..
  • Maintained and developed content for the company Facebook and Twitter pages and website (
  • Responsible for soliciting sponsorships, volunteers, marketing and logistics of both events.
  • Collectively these events raised over $100,000 for the foundation eachyear..
  • Responsible for maintaining all contact with event committees and running committee meetings, including producing meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Involved in managing event budgets and accounting for event revenue..
  • Responsible for all community non-fundraising events including the Holiday Gift program, the Annual Holiday Friendship Dinner, and the Volunteer Recognition dinner..
  • Created Development Summer Internship position and supervised local college student throughout the duration of the program..
Development Assistant, 07/2009 to 09/2011
Central Catholic High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for all recruitment activities, including visits to schools, bondingactivities, open houses, student shadowing days, and meeting with prospectivefamilies..
  • Moderator of the Viking Ambassadors, a student group responsible for the promotion of the school through visiting elementary schools, giving tours, and allowing students to shadow them for a day..
  • Responsible for writing for and assembling the Alumni Newsletter, event flyers and admissions pieces..
  • Responsible for developing and updating content on the schools website ( as well as creating and managing the schools Facebook and Alumni pages..
  • Assisted the Director of Institutional Advancement with the production of theAnnual Appeal..
  • Assisted in all planning stages of the Viking Fest event; Ran committee meetings, assisted with set-up, clean-up, organized student volunteers, placed order for all tables, linens, etc., kept track of money spent, sponsorship, admission and raffle tickets for the night of the event.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: English, Expected in to Moravian College - Bethlehem, PA
Sigma Tau Delta

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School Attended

  • Moravian College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Fund Development and Marketing
  • Assoc. Director Development
  • Annual Fund Officer
  • Development Coordinator
  • Development Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts

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