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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
 Experienced Grant Professional with strong leadership, communication and relationship-building skills. I am interested in continuing a career that allows me to use my abilities to advance the objectives of a superior nonprofit organization.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Project and events management
  • Fundraising experience
  • Proficient in working with budgets
  • Community service
  • Customer Resource Management
  • Self starter
  • Process implementation
  • Voracious appetite for learning
  • Comfortable with both MAC and Microsoft operating systems
Work History
07/2014 to Current Grants Coordinator Basis.Ed | Austin, TX,
    • Research, write and manage a variety of grants for multiple county departments.
    • Created a new position within the county charged with managing grants. This includes meeting all of the regulations as determined by Federal Office of Management and Budget; regulation requirements of the state of Indiana and requirements of private funding entities.
    • Provide education and guidance to departments with little or no experience in pursuing grant funding. This is achieved through personal contact, providing access to effective research techniques and a quarterly newsletter.
    • Successfully brought in a total of $613,100.00 in grant funding for multiple departments in the first six months of 2016 by writing and providing support for grants; $472,500.00 of this funding is new funding providing for new county initiatives.

2008 to 06/2014 Business Manager Sunrise Senior Living | Mcclellan Air Force Base, ,
  • Oversee all daily business operations for the practice including: all financial areas such as payroll; accounts payable; and receivable and collections.
  • Human resource management including payroll; staff training and morale; and HRA and IRA accounts of each employee.
  • Facilities management including maintenance and renovations, liaison to outside vendors and contractors.
  • Other business operations including assessment and improvement of practices and maintenance to the computer work stations, server and operating systems.

04/2004 to 07/2006 Operations Manager - DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts Ralph Lauren | Nags Head, NC,
  • Scheduling and overseeing the operations of five theatres.
  • Oversaw the activities and budgets of the security, housekeeping, catering, special projects and maintenance within the facility.
  • Assisted clients in event planning and management held within the facility.    

06/2000 to 04/2004 Technical Director - Washington Hall Bickford Senior Living | Middletown, OH,
  • Assisted clients in event planning and management held within the facility.
  • Washington Hall Washington Hall is a 575 seat historic theatre located on the campus of Notre Dame.
  • Worked with all clients in determining production and event needs and assessing capabilities; trained and supervised the student manager staff; assisted with the CRM and marketing for the theatre department; and maintained equipment and inventory; spearheaded improvements; researched technical grants geared towards education and technical improvements.

1993 to 05/2000 Assistant Department Manager Bickford Senior Living | Tinley Park, IL,
  • Supervision of staff in the daily operations of the Media Services Department
  • Worked with clients to determine their technical needs.
  • Maintained accurate billing and inventory records; oversaw the budget for the department.

07/2010 to 07/2011 | , ,
07/2013 to Present | , ,
01/2009 to 01/2010 | , ,
Expected in 2008 MBA | Nonprofit Administration University of Notre Dame, Dame, Indiana GPA:
Expected in 1990 Bachelor of Arts | Communication Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana GPA:
Communications Focus on Theatre Production
References provided upon request.
Additional Information

Volunteer Experience

  • Grant Writer - Volunteer Lawyer Network  December 2012 - January 2013
  • Board of Directors - League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area            July 2010 – June 2016                                                        
    Chair Development Committee July 2010 - June 2011                    Co-President July 2011 - July 2013                                                              Chair Development Committee July 2013 - June 2014                                Chair Nominations Committee June 2015 - July 2016                                    Grant Writer July 2010 - June 2016
  • Board of Directors - Make A Difference Michiana                                    November 2008 – 2010                                                                              Chair Development Committee July 2009 - June 2010
  •  Fundraising Committee - South Bend Civic Theatre                                   August 2006 – 2009
  • New Building Committee - DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts              Technical Advisory Board - July 2001 - May 2004                                                                               
  • Board for the Renovation - Morris Performing Arts Center                                 May 1996 - January 2000

Professional Training

  • Management Internship - South Bend Civic Theatre, South Bend, IN                  January 2008 - May 2008
  • Public Assembly Facilities Management Certification - International Association of Assembly Managers                                                                                       June 2001
  • Professional Internship in Stage Management - Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL   May 1991 - August  1991
  • Computer Skills:                                                                                    Computer Aided Design (Vectorworks),                                                         Microsoft Office Suite                                                                                          Filemaker Pro                                                                                              HTML                                                                                                        Artifax                                                                                                      Practice Master                                                                                              QuickBooks

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School Attended
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Indiana University
Job Titles Held:
  • Grants Coordinator
  • Business Manager
  • Operations Manager - DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts
  • Technical Director - Washington Hall
  • Assistant Department Manager
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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