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

Self-motivated fundraising executive with assertive and outcome-driven nature. Independent worker focused on remaining extremely calm in most pressurized situations. Offering more than twenty-five years in Direct Response Fundraising role with and for nonprofit organizations.

  • Strategic planning
  • Budget development
  • Marketing expertise
  • Account management
  • Concept promotions
  • Advertising expertise
  • Strategic marketing
  • Campaign tracking
  • Creative direction
  • Copywriting
11/2018 to Current
Senior Account Director Cline Davis & Mann, Inc. Los Angeles, CA,
  • Developed relationships with clients and provided individualized customer service to maintain longevity of accounts.
  • Managed campaign development, creative designs and ad tracking.
  • Oversaw campaign that reached [Number] clients.
  • Developed attractive and engaging print and digital ads.
  • Created promotions campaigns that drove strategic initiatives and raised awareness of new products.
  • Wrote strong advertising copy for use in email blasts, social media posts and online ads.
  • Developed presentations and other materials to illustrate campaign performance for use in management meetings.
  • Maintained advertising calendar to keep projects on task and meet [Timeframe] deadlines.
  • Devised updates to company online presence, including main business website.
  • Researched competitors' offerings to develop advertising campaigns that penetrated new markets.
  • Coordinated with sales and marketing managers to plan, build, carry out and measure campaigns.
  • Collaborated with internal stakeholders to determine budgets for advertising campaigns.
  • Handled high-profile accounts maintaining information and alerting clients of changes.
  • Created digital strategies integrating digital platforms like [Type] and [Type] to boost engagement by [Number]%.
  • Managed over [Number] accounts at once while bringing in over $[Amount] in revenue over [Timeframe].
  • Led [Timeframe] meetings to address issues and deliver recommendations for effective resolution.
  • Oversaw team of [Number] account managers to maintain high levels of satisfaction for over [Number] company accounts.
11/2007 to 11/2018
Director, Integrated Fundraising & Communication Rightpoint Chicago, IL,
  • Raised awareness and attracted donors through marketing campaigns.
  • Oriented, trained, and directed staff to achieve objectives.
  • Planned and implemented strategies to increase funding through various approaches.
  • Worked with volunteers to guide fundraising activities, managed finances and strategized with board members to innovate opportunities to attract new donors.
  • Oversaw staff, financials and key performance indicators to manage business operations.
  • Cultivated and maintained positive relationships with employees and freelance personnel.
  • Determined potential donors through research.
  • Raised $[Amount] in funds during [Timeframe] to support [Type] initiative.
  • Negotiated vendor pricing to save equipment and supplies costs.
  • Prepared annual budgets for business.
  • Created company's mission and vision statements to motivate employees.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance to creative plans.
  • Developed insightful fundraising materials for newsletters and websites to attract sponsorship opportunities.
  • Created online fundraising campaigns on [Type] and [Type] social media platforms, offering insightful content designed to highlight organizational objectives and attract givers.
  • Leveraged market knowledge and leadership to increase profits.
  • Developed projections for annual revenues, including donations, sales and grants to support cash flow management.
  • Devised materials for fundraising programs, uploading to social media and mailing to dormant donors.
  • Presented well-researched fundraising strategies perfectly accentuating [Type] institution's mission, programs and goals.
  • Secured fundraising revenue, accurately monitoring donations and monetary deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Supervised and updated organization's social media accounts and websites, keeping content exciting and fresh.
  • Exceeded specific team goals and resolved issues, partnering with staff to share and implement donor initiatives.
  • Established non-profit membership loyalty, executing flawless satisfaction to drive client retention.
  • Supervised and updated organization's social media accounts and websites, delivering fresh and exciting content to all platforms.
  • Presented well-researched fundraising strategies, perfectly accentuating [Type] institutional mission, programs and goals.
  • Increased monthly donations $[Amount] by growing customer base through effective sales strategy execution and networking.
11/1997 to 10/2007
Account Director Barton Cotton City, STATE,
  • Developed briefs and pitches for customer projects by utilizing business skills and marketing knowledge.
  • Collaborated with clients to develop advertising solutions and future growth plans.
  • Offered knowledgeable customer support by staying up-to-date on company products and services.
  • Applied understanding of quality and customer needs when overseeing client projects.
  • Established and enforced sales goals to boost team success.
  • Coordinated with sales and marketing managers to plan, build, carry out and measure campaigns.
  • Reviewed advertising copy, design comps and final art to approve work.
  • Negotiated contracts and fees with media professionals to secure pricing.
  • Directed [Number]-strong team managing [Type] accounts.
  • Oversaw production of advertising copy, including preparing scripts, reviewing proofs and editing layouts.
  • Created, implemented and reported performance of sales campaigns to enhance brand awareness and drive profits.
  • Increased repeat customer base by maintaining relationships with high-profile clients and effectively managing service issues.
  • Established sales goals and strategies that contributed to increased growth in sales and profitability.
  • Cultivated strong professional relationships with suppliers and key clients to drive long-term business development.
  • Implemented creative sales and marketing strategies to assist sales team with reaching targets.
  • Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations, and management purposes.
  • Built sales forecasts and schedules to reflect desired productivity targets.
  • Met with sales and design departments to determine project road maps and create unique products to drive profitability and champion brand.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1988
Bachelor of Arts: Language & Literature
St. Mary's College of Maryland - Saint Mary's, MD,

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