executive director resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Seasoned Leader with 15 years of experience and familiarity with various facets of effective leadership. Decisive and strategic with nuanced and flexible approach. Dedicated background generating positive results through insightful contributions by applying record of success in business.

  • Industry partnership development
  • Team building and leadership
  • Planning and coordination
  • Executive leadership
  • Employee coaching
  • Digital operations knowledge
  • Meeting oversight
  • Procedural improvements
  • Stakeholder relations
10/2020 to Current Executive Director Stanford University | Redwood City, CA,
  • Thoughtfully contributed to committee plans and strategic decision making.
  • Directed regular monthly business meetings of Board of Directors for decision-making on budget expenditures, strategic planning and personnel issues.
  • Built consensus between factions and devised innovative strategies to improve business decision-making processes.
  • Presided over shareholder gatherings to present detailed information on progress and respond to attendee questions.
  • Set board agendas and schedules and oversaw performance and progress.
  • Reviewed outcomes and metrics by evaluating impact and regularly measuring performance.
  • Led weekly committee meetings to create and discuss facility events to recognize associates for various achievements.
  • Oversaw strategic business decision-making to develop, enhance and enforce business mission.
  • Provided organizational leadership and collaborated with executive partners to establish long-term goals, strategies and company policies.
  • Built relationships with strategic partners leading to business development opportunities.
  • Formulated and launched marketing and promotional campaigns to maximize profits.
  • Fostered collaboration and development of new practices by business leaders.
  • Shared mission of organization with public through successful community outreach and marketing strategies.
  • Planned and implemented strategies to increase funding through various approaches.
  • Orchestrated successful team and customer events to drive engagement, satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Improved training to reduce knowledge gaps and eliminate performance roadblocks.
10/2018 to Current Radio Host Rochester Free Radio | City, STATE,
  • Planned shows by selecting music and topics and writing content.
  • Researched topics before writing scripts and reporting on findings.
  • Focused on selecting entertainment consistent with targeted demographic audience.
  • Conducted live interviews with local celebrities, event coordinators and musical artists.
  • Shared public service announcements, music information and upcoming events with audiences.
  • Offered commentary on music, local politics and other matters.
  • Projected desired company image with respect to dress and demeanor, supporting station's mission and values.
  • Introduced fresh and new angles on previously-reported material to update and inform people.
  • Followed and enforced FCC/NAB logging and on-air standard operating procedures.
  • Increased listenership by [Number]% through developing innovative and dynamic shows.
  • Host of ROC Voices (Removing stigmas with focus on Addiction, Disabilities and Mental Illness) and Rethinking Business: Success Sauce & 2 Pickles (Interviewing business owners and SCORE Mentors to bring awareness of mentoring and business building)
06/2012 to Current Business Mentor SCORE Greater Rochester | City, STATE,
  • Created and offered additional materials to enhance training.
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Developed complete training programs and led training using expert learning techniques.
  • Blended business's goals, mission and values with learning development initiatives to deliver high-quality training to employees.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of Digital Marketing by participating in workshops, conferences and online education classes.
  • Created successful Digital Marketing, Social Media & Business Start-up and Business Growth courses based on evaluation of student needs.
  • Co-developed on-the-job training programs to reduce training time from 6 months to 8 weeks.
  • Developed skill-specific training programs to promote employee development.
06/2011 to Current Founder of Marketing Consulting Company NOW Digital Marketing | City, STATE,
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Cultivated and maintained industry relationships and customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Created highly successful marketing and branding strategies to spearhead entry into market.
  • Promoted company public profile by delivering speeches, writing articles and presenting at industry conferences as public face of organization.
  • Created and implemented traditional marketing campaigns.
  • Updated web pages and social media profiles with engaging and current content.
  • Analyzed competitive environment and consumer trends to stay on top of changing market environments.
  • Developed and implemented digital marketing plans to incorporate SEO, social media platforms and video campaigns.
  • Evaluated and enhanced content of online pages, blog posts and social media platforms.
  • Aligned campaigns, SEO and marketing activities with brand voice and target consumer demographics.
  • Put together leading-edge digital marketing, social media and SEO strategies.
  • Generated monthly performance metrics and analytical reports, reviewing and communicating marketing campaign successes to clients.
  • Conferred with advertising managers to develop and implement marketing plans.
  • Collected business requirements to set active policies and make strategic decisions.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Master of Arts | Organizational Management University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Mortuary Science American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Services, New York, NY GPA:
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Small Business Association (2008 - present)
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Presented Community Champion Award by Rochester Professional Consultants Network (2021)
  • Presented Distinguished Service Awards for: Contributing to Greater Rochester (NY) Economy by mentoring to create 25 businesses (2019) & Creating and Delivering Innovative & Current Workshops for the Chapter & Community (2016)
  • Certified Coach, Speaker & Trainer, John Maxwell Team - 2018

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Services

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Director
  • Radio Host
  • Business Mentor
  • Founder of Marketing Consulting Company


  • Master of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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