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

Experienced outdoor industry professional, with proven success, seeking a new career path. Looking for an opportunity to apply 20 years of experience of sales, marketing, brand building, creativity, customer focus & passion for outdoor pursuits to achieve a territory sales manager position.

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Outdoor Product & Service Knowledge
  • Presentation Skills
  • Writing Skills
  • Collaborative / Team Building
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Promotional Materials Development
  • Brand Development
  • Trade Show Coordination
  • Customer Rapport-Building
  • Partnership Marketing
  • Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher & Word), QuickBooks, WordPress
Work History
05/2000 to Current
Outdoor Author, Writer & Speaker (part-time) Goodwin House Alexandria, VA,

  • Published seven award-winning outdoor books.
  • Produced Appalachian Trail Documentary-featured in several theaters in partnership with Appalachian Trail Conservancy.
  • Conducted Appalachian Trail (AT) expedition that raised funds for home for people with disabilities-inspired annual event that raised $500,000 and resulted in published book.
  • Conducted John Muir Trail (JMT) expedition that raised national awareness for heClaireh condition which resulted in published book.
  • Partner with outdoor venues (national park staff & concessionaires, outfitters, conventions & festivals) to provide keynotes and seminars and build brand recognition.
  • Maintain website content & create marketing material
  • Collaborate with publisher & publicists to produce and market high quality publications.
  • Attend trade shows and conventions to promote new products.
  • Sell publications directly to national park associations, outfitters & special markets.
  • Secure equipment sponsorships for expeditions & events.
  • Present keynotes, seminars & clinics to wide array of audiences.
  • Negotiate speaking, publishing and film contracts.
  • Conduct author tours and media interviews.
08/2002 to Current
Speech Language Pathologist (Part-Time) Mason City Schools City, STATE,
  • Treat speech fluency disorders, language delays, articulation or phonology delays and disorders.
  • Work with students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities.
  • Devise individualized treatment plans by marrying field knowledge and unique student requirements.
08/2018 to 05/2020
Professor / Instructor - (Part-Time) Miami University City, STATE,
    • Formulated canvas syllabus of course content to detail learning goals and expected outcomes.
    • Worked collaboratively with students & staff to create positive learning outcomes.
    • Instructed speech & Language undergraduate classes and supervised graduate students.
01/1992 to 01/1994
Sales Consultant/Representative Gordon Food Service City, STATE,
  • Took over existing territory, developed key customer relationships, added new accounts, and increased sales over 40%.
  • Developed customized sales techniques to successfully sell and upsell services to new and existing clients winning multiple first place sales awards.
  • Attended trade shows and introduced customers to new ideas and products.
  • Established new accounts and worked collaboratively with customers and sales teams to establish new territories.
Expected in 1997
Master of Science: Speech Language Pathology
Miami University - Oxford, OH
Expected in 1996
Bachelor of Science: Education
Miami University - Oxford, OH,
Expected in 1991
Associate of Applied Science: Business / Marketing
University of Toledo - Toledo, OH,

TEDx Speaker, May, 2017 , How an Appalachian Trail Journey Started a Charity and Can Benefit You!

Book Awards:

  • Mom's Choice Gold Award-Winner, 2020. The Adventures of Bubba Jones (#4).
  • Mom's Choice Gold Award-Winner, 2018. The Adventures of Bubba Jones (#3).
  • Excellence in Craft Award Winner June, 2017: The Adventures of Bubba Jones (#2) third place winner / Youth Category / Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) Excellence in Craft contest.
  • Best Books Award Finalist, 2016: The Adventures of Bubba Jones (#1 & #2) USA Book News.
  • Bronze Book Award Winner , 2014, Get Your Kids Hiking, Independent Publisher
  • Bronze Book Award Winner , 2013, Get Your Kids Hiking, Foreword Indies Book A Ward
  • Bronze Book Award Winner , 2010, A Walk for Sunshine, Living Now Book Awards
  • Bronze Book Award Winner , 2014, Get Your Kids Hiking, Independent Publisher
  • Best Book Award First Place Winner , 2009, A Walk for Sunshine, USA Book News
  • Book of the Year Gold Medal Winner , 2009, A Walk for Sunshine, Foreword Magazine

Spirit of Sunshine Award , 1999, Sunshine Communities, Maumee, OH. Honored for creation of charity for people with developmental disabilities that raised over $500,000

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  • Miami University
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  • University of Toledo

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  • Outdoor Author, Writer & Speaker (part-time)
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