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

Highly-respected and proactive entertainment executive with a unique blend of multi-faceted creative and business experience and proven track record for success in various industries and roles, including television, strategic partnerships, entertainment marketing, sports, creative production, and large-scale events.

  • Expert in relationship building, project management, and client management
  • Countless long-standing relationships throughout the entertainment and media communities
  • Extensive experience with full life cycle of promotions and partnerships - ideation, pitching, negotiating, selling, and execution
  • Brings strong work ethic, leadership skills, high levels of organization and detail-orientation, and adaptability to fast-paced creative and business environments
Core Competencies
  • Strategic planning
  • Team leadership
  • Solution-oriented problem solving
  • Creative development
  • Business development
  • Relationship development
  • Client management
  • Cross-functional/interdepartmental teamwork
Select Accomplishments
  • Built long-standing relationships with countless high-profile and/or Emmy-winning shows, production companies and studios, including: Dancing with the Stars, CMA Awards, American Music Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, The Bachelor/Bachelorette, Shark Tank, Wipeout
  • Brought in over 43% of department's incremental revenue throughout ABC tenure
  • Sold in and executed over 45% of department's total deals during ABC tenure and the most partnerships out of three teams from 2007-2011
  • Successfully shepherded and executed one of the largest sponsorships in television history - approximately $60 million value - through production, network, agency and client counterparts
  • Increased year-to-date annual income of non-profit by over 160% within a month and a half into consulting role by pitching and selling in three sponsorship deals (including one with a Fortune 500 company)
  • Promoted twice over the course of one season (six weeks) from Associate Producer to Coordinating/Senior Producer - nearly unheard of in television production
03/2015 to 06/2015 Operations and Marketing/Media Consultant It Gets Better Project (non-profit With Social And Media Emphases) | City, STATE,

Directed operational duties and managed staff of three for the organization during Executive Director transition; coordinated program strategy efforts, including Media, International, Community Outreach, and Strategic Partnerships.

07/2011 to 03/2015 Television Producer/Consultant (ranging from Associate Producer to Coordinating/Senior Producer) Various Broadcast And Cable Television Shows, Production Companies, And Films | City, STATE,

Developed, pitched, and produced compelling show and segment creative, celebrity and amateur talent, story elements, creative treatments, and branded entertainment partnerships for live events and a wide range of reality show genres on television and YouTube. Select highlights:

  • Supervised field teams of minimum 10-15 people, including camera/lighting/sound crew, associate producer, production coordinator, production assistants and talent
  • Procured 40-45 episode screeners on a weekly basis by building long-standing relationships with over 50 broadcast and cable networks; pitched suggested schedule to senior management and network executives
  • Ensured delivery of high-quality filmed materials without going over budget or time
  • Additional responsibilities: developed story; directed single- and multi-camera shoots; managed co-branded marketing extensions (TV, print, digital, social, retail, outdoor); developed and executed social media efforts; coordinated with crews; handled segment logistics; edited cutdowns; and built post-production efficiencies
08/2004 to 01/2011 Director, Integrated Marketing and Promotions (Branded Entertainment) - Primetime ABC Television Network | City, ,

Pitched, negotiated, sold and produced 360-degree, multi-million-dollar “gold-standard” partnerships with in-show, on-air, digital, social and off-air extensions for ABC Television Network Primetime Reality and Specials programs (including live events and awards shows).

  • Responsible for partnerships in 55-60% of ABC's Primetime Programming and for all aspects of partnerships – ideation, development, pre-sales, negotiation, sales, execution and post-execution analysis
  • Managed team of 1-2 direct reports
  • Additional titles held during tenure: Associate Director, Senior Manager, Manager

Select highlights:

  • Pitched and sold in renewals for multi-year deals with a significant number of Fortune 500 companies, including General Motors, AT&T, Macy's, T-Mobile, and Gap Inc
  • Built and maintained long-standing relationships with a) over 25 high-profile studios and production companies, b) over 60 Network Sales agencies/clients and c) internal departments, including Programming, Legal, Sales, Business Affairs, Digital, Entertainment Marketing, PR, Research, and Broadcast Standards
  • Led creative brainstorm and opportunity-generation meetings with cross-functional teams, including senior-level network and production executives, and ultimately reated stronger communication flow between departments
  • Recognized company-wide by senior executives, creative and producer counterparts, clients, and agencies for exemplary service, creativity, storytelling skills, expectation management and problem solving provided to all client and creative partners
10/2001 to 08/2004 Coordinator, Events and Entertainment National Hockey League | City, ,

Managed and coordinated logistics planning and operations for high-profile NHL Special Events, including All-Star Week and All-Star FANtasy, Entry Draft, Stanley Cup Finals, World Cup of Hockey, Awards, and League Meetings

  • Provided premium-quality ticketing, game day, and hospitality services for celebrities, league and team VIPs
  • Acknowledged company-wide by senior-level management for exemplary customer and client service through work in hotels/travel, hospitality, and transportation areas
  • Managed multi-million dollar ticketing inventory for World Cup of Hockey throughout North America and Europe
  • Other positions held during tenure: Assistant to Senior Vice President and Vice President, All-Star Event Intern
Additional Experience and Information
  • Board Member and Treasurer, It Gets Better Project, 2012 - Present
  • 30+ recommendations available at
  • Twitter/Instagram: @Claireb; Facebook/Linkedin: @JessicaClaire
  • Open to Manager-level positions and above in new industries/fields and relocation to San Francisco Bay Area
Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Science | Business Administration (Marketing Emphasis) University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA GPA: GPA: 3.92 Magna Cum Laude

Graduated high honors with 3.92 GPA from Marshall School of Business


Native fluency in English and Turkish; basic fluency in French


Television, film, sports, music, theatre, photography, technology, travel, food


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook); social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+); Skype; Google Docs; Apple ecosystem (OS, iOS, iTunes, App Store, etc.); Windows OS; AVID

Strategic Marketing, Entertainment Marketing, Large-Scale Events, Team Leadership, Staff Management, Contracts, Negotiation, Presentations, Pitching, Selling, Budgets, Business Development, Partnerships, Partner Marketing, Relationship Building, Client Management, Strategic Planning, Content Strategy, Problem Solving, Branded Entertainment, Cross-Functional Teamwork, Process Development

Television, Broadcast, Cable, Creative Development, Creative Production, Talent Management, Crew Management, Field Production, Story Production, Post-Production, Interviews

Significant international travel and work experience

Quick study with most software, applications, and processes

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School Attended

  • University of Southern California

Job Titles Held:

  • Operations and Marketing/Media Consultant
  • Television Producer/Consultant (ranging from Associate Producer to Coordinating/Senior Producer)
  • Director, Integrated Marketing and Promotions (Branded Entertainment) - Primetime
  • Coordinator, Events and Entertainment


  • Bachelor of Science

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