Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly organized Communications professional with 10 years in public relations and social media. Areas of expertise include media outreach, social media marketing, web and print content development and project management.
10/2006 to Current Communications Manager T-Mobile | Champaign, IL, India
  • Devised optimal communications strategies to reach target audiences. 
  • Managed crisis communications, securing media articles and editorials in support of the company.
  • Established effective working relationships with staff, government officials and media representatives.
  • Wrote and edited company whitepapers, emails, newsletters and web content. Wrote 5 press releases and media advisories per week.
  • Edited and distributed press releases and pitches to local and national media outlets, securing positive coverage in multiple publications.
  • Wrote original content for the official company blog, as well as community blogs. 
  • Arranged an average of 10 interviews and other forms of contact per month for company executives and staff.
  • Created an official company social media pages to facilitate interaction with customers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat with 185,000 followers and growing.
  • Tracked negative communication about the organization on websites and blogs and developed strategies for addressing it.
  • Edited and revised all marketing content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.
08/2005 to 08/2006 Development Associate Jccs Of North America | La Jolla, CA,
  • Planned and coordinated logistics for three major fundraising events.
  • Editor of the chapter newsletter.
  • Designed and drafted marketing pieces.
  • Managed the chapter website.
  • Wrote and distributed press releases, media alerts, event calendar and email blasts.
  • Maintained media and key stakeholders distribution list.
  • Recruited & fostered mutually beneficial relationships with corporate sponsors.
  • Updated and managed fundraising website with Convio.
  • Experience using Donorpro.
01/2005 to 07/2005 Special Events Coordinator Americorps | Macomb, IL,
  • Planned and coordinated logistics for four major fundraising events.
  • Recruited & fostered mutually beneficial relationships with corporate sponsors.
  • Updated and managed fundraising website.
  • Acted as the liaison between volunteer board involved in organizing special events and the organization's staff involved in various aspects of special event logistics.
  • Coordinated obtaining any required permits related to special events. 
  • Supervised support staff on projects and routine assignments.  
08/2003 to 01/2005 Marketing Assistant International Bancshares Corp | Katy, TX,
  • Assisted the marketing department in promoting events, programs, six Cleveland Metroparks golf courses and the EarthWords Nature Shops.
  • Tasks included but not limited to writing and editing marketing copy, drafting press releases and feature articles for internal communication materials, updated website, produced, wrote and edited a monthly internal newsletter distributed to 5,000 employees, wrote and edit script for audio tours and helped with special events.
01/2000 to 09/2002 Research Assistant Saint Peter's Healthcare System | East Millstone, NJ,
  • Conducted laboratory experiments to research the pathophysiological progress of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Helped generate ideas for laboratory experiments in collaboration with the primary investigator of the laboratory.
  • Collaborated with other primary investigators/professors on similar neurological research when needed.
  • Maintained internal and external communication of laboratory. Created and edited figures, photos, and tables for publications.
  • Organized and maintained laboratory supplies.  
  • Results: Co-authored articles for scientific journals:
  • Elevated luteinizing hormone expression colocalizes with neurons vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease pathology (2002) in Journal Neuroscience Research; Oxidative damage in the olfactory system in Alzheimer's disease (2003) in Acta neuropathologica; Oxidative damage in cultured human olfactory neurons from Alzheimer's disease patients (2004) in Aging cell.
Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Arts | Journalism Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH GPA:
Expected in 1999 Masters of Education | Exercise Science/Sports Management Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH GPA:
Expected in 1998 Bachelors of Sciences | Biological Sciences Ohio University, Athens, OH GPA:
  • Public Relations Software: Meltwater, Cision
  • Desktop Publishing Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, InDesign
  • Social Media Management Platforms: Hootsuite, Sprout Social
  • Social Media Platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, SnapChat, LinkedIn
Professional Affiliations
2009 Golden Trumpet Award from the Publicity Club of Chicago for Public Relations efforts for Sweet Saturdays inaugural event at Garfield Park Conservatory
2008 Silver Trumpet Award from the Publicity Club of Chicago for Public Relations efforts for the Centennial Celebration of the Garfield Park Conservatory

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School Attended

  • Cleveland State University
  • Cleveland State University
  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Communications Manager
  • Development Associate
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Research Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Masters of Education
  • Bachelors of Sciences

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