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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

I am a policy professional who is passionate about working on policy initiatives that help solve global challenges. With more than 5 years of experience managing programs and partnerships in the international think tank and non-profit sector, I am skilled at navigating the U.S. government interagency, private sector, civil society, and foreign governments to steward initiatives and advance policy discussions. I am adept at synthesizing large quantities of information to prioritize and communicate key points and implications. In a fast-paced and pressure-filled office environment, I am trusted to handle crises and manage ambiguous tasks without sacrificing quality or details.

Skills
  • Policy Analysis
  • Project management
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Research
  • Writing and Editing
  • Events logistics management
  • Conference planning
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • SalesForce
Work History
Associate Director, 09/2013 to Present
Johnson & Johnson, ,
  • European Union and Special Initiatives Coordinated the Atlantic Council's largest annual event in Europe, the Wroclaw Global Forum.
  • Tasks included managing an $950,000 budget, securing speakers, arranging VIP travel, and serving as primary liaison between the Atlantic Council and stakeholders in Poland Cultivated relationships with senior US and European government officials, experts, and business leaders Designed and executed strategic plan for the Council's Future Europe Initiative to shape policy discussions on transatlantic issues including the digital marketplace, trade, US-EU political relations, and EU integration of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
  • Provided operational oversight of Future Europe Initiative staff and fellows in Washington, Brussels, Stockholm, and Warsaw Published analysis and commentary in nationally-recognized news outlets, including US News & World Report, Politico, EU Observer, NBC News, and Newsweek Directly supervised 9-10 interns per year, and facilitated professional development opportunities for interns and junior program staff Conducted research and wrote reports, briefings and talking points on the EU, NATO, and broader transatlantic relations issues for the Atlantic Council's President and CEO, Executive Vice President, board members, and program director Represented the Atlantic Council at international conferences, including the 2BS (to be secure) Forum in Budva, Montenegro run by the Atlantic Council of Montenegro.
Intern/Event Assistant, 07/2013 to
THE WORLD JUSTICE PROJECTCity, , Netherlands
  • Conducted online outreach activities and press relations from the floor of the Forum to external audiences using social media platforms.
  • Assisted in the setup and monitoring of the Forum incubator working sessions.
  • Acted as a liaison between the WJP and conference participants to manage all logistical aspects of running the conference.
VSFS Research Intern, 12/2011 to 07/2012
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, OFFICE OF THE HISTORIAN, ,
  • Wrote and published briefings for U.S.
  • ambassadors and chiefs-of-mission analyzing the U.S.
  • bilateral relationship with Serbia, Kosovo, and Bosnia-Herzegovina, including the prediction of future policy imperatives in the region.
  • Compiled research bibliographies on sources relevant to the history and politics of the region, using key government and other open source databases.
  • Independently managed workflow while based remotely in London, with supervisor located in Washington, DC.
  • NEWCOMB HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.
Student Activities Assistant, 08/2008 to 05/2011
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  • Provided consulting to student-led organizations on topics including the start-up, management, and appropriations process for organizations at the University.
  • Assisted in all aspects of office administration and customer service initiatives.
  • Awarded highest marks on end-of-year evaluations 3 years in a row.
Interests
EU Field Research: Conducted surveys and interviews on public perceptions of the European Union in sample of non-member, EU-hopeful countries (Turkey, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Croatia) in comparison to public opinion in full-member states
Education
B.A: FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Expected in 2012
M.SC. GLOBAL POLITICS, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - London,
GPA:
Dissertation (awarded with high merit): "Enemy Denied? Migration and the Threat to Global Security in a Post 9/11 World" FOREIGN AFFAIRS
B.A: HISTORY, Expected in 2011
University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA
GPA:
HISTORY Echols Scholar · National Society of Collegiate Scholars · Dean's List
Skills
Copywriting, Event Planning, office administration, social media platforms
Additional Information
  • FIELD EXPERIENCE SEMESTER AT SEA, June-August 2009 Researched human rights and social justice issues in 8 countries throughout the Mediterranean region Won merit scholarships amounting to over $4000 to fund study EU Field Research: Conducted surveys and interviews on public perceptions of the European Union in sample of non-member, EU-hopeful countries (Turkey, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Croatia) in comparison to public opinion in full-member states

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School Attended

  • M.SC. GLOBAL POLITICS, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • University of Virginia

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate Director
  • Intern/Event Assistant
  • VSFS Research Intern
  • Student Activities Assistant

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  • B.A
  • B.A

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