Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Alumni Relations professional with 21.5 years of combined experience in alumni engagement, event and philanthropy work. Technically-savvy with outstanding skills in relationship building, communication, creative programming, event design/execution and philanthropy and the role they collectively play in advancing the support of the University.
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Self motivated project manager
  • Innovative "outside of the box" thinker
  • Student friendly 
  • Exceptional communicator 
  • Takes pride in relationship building
  • Optimistic team management approach
  • Flexible, fast learner
Work History
Associate Director of Alumni Relations, 03/2004 - Current
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD,
  • Oversaw implementation and design of new alumni website (iModules) & two redesigns
  • Responsible for website and content management, event management and member management using iModules 
  • Responsible for email campaign and marketing (all alumni email blasts and newsletters)
  • Created and manage all social media for MTSU alumni: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram
  • Adviser for MTSU Student Ambassadors (official hosts of MTSU)
  • Manage alumni travel program
  • Plan and execute events at GoDaddy Bowl, New Orleans Bowl and Armed Forces Bowl
  • Manage Awards program (Distinguished Alumni) and created True Blue Citations of Distinction awards program; 
  • Created and Manage Alumni Legacy Scholarship program
  • Planned and executed the MTSU Centennial Blue Tie Gala (formal event for 1200 guests) with event under budget
  • Planned and executed the MTSU Centennial Campaign Dinner- Staff Liason to Board of Directors committees
  • Search Committee Chairman for Fraternity and Sorority Life Coordinator position
  • Served as Interim Director while current Director was on extended maternity leave
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, 11/1998 - 03/2004
City Year Little Rock, AR,
  • Coordinated all alumni-related Homecoming activities (parades, reunions, on field recognition, tailgates)
  • Developed and executed Alumni Legacy Golf Tournament which raised money for scholarships
  • Created and executed the Golden Raiders Society reunions program
  • Planned and executed alumni events, reunions, tailgates, etc. 
  • Co-Advisor of MTSU Student Ambassadors (official MTSU hosts)
  • Design & implement alumni web page using Dreamweaver 4
  • Design all marketing related materials
  • Develop, implement & expand membership programming for Alumni Chapters in geographical regions within & outside Tennessee  
  • Designed and implemented new program "Alumni 101" - educating Deans & Departments about reaching their alumni
  • Volunteer recruitment and management of alumni volunteers
  • Coordinated & monitored all alumni chapter scholarships
  • Designed & implemented Alumni Leadership Conference
  • Designed & implemented all mailings, records & correspondence relating to chapter development
  • Graphic design of alumni mailings such as advertisements, newsletters, invitations, certificates, etc using QuarkXpress & Microsoft Publisher & Adobe Photoshop
Development Director, 01/1995 - 10/1998
Outlook Nashville City, STATE,
  • Responsible for agency fundraising budget
  • Responsible for all fundraising special events (8-10 per year) including all aspects of event development, execution and management
  • Plan and execute signature event "Incredible Edible Chocolate Festival" - 2 day festival plus kick-off Gala
  • Coordinate & implement agency marketing plan including developing sponsorship plans
  • Identify, cultivate and solicit support for all agency events and activities
  • Develop grant proposals for submission to corporations & foundations
  • Coordinate employee payroll deduction
  • Represent agency in community & coordinate all board of director activities 
  • Chairman of Board of Directors Development Committee
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 1992
University of Kentucky - Lexington, Kentucky
Charter member of Sigma Kappa sorority, Officer in Student Activities Board, Kentucky Kernel staff and Team UK Admissions staff

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