senior community development manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

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PROVEN SKILLS Demonstrated ability to establish trusting relationships with influential high-profile community leaders Engaging and effective public speaker Ability to train others in the use of computer hardware and handle multi tasks Talented Community Director bringing 18 years of experience in Central Coast Region. Knowledgeable about operational leadership, fundraising and community outreach. Proven ability to build relationships and maintain partnerships with top account holders to increase overall productivity and grow profit channels. Trained in leadership offering great multitasking and persuasion skills. Able to expand network connections by effectively determining and meeting customer needs, implementing price models and optimizing inventory control procedures. Decisive Senior Community Development Manager experienced in impacting direction of business with successful leadership strategies, tactical decision making and forward-thinking approaches. Respectable Community Development Officer proudly offering over 20 years' experience in increasing civic participation and managing multiple projects simultaneously. A determined professional remaining calm under pressure. Offering outstanding expertise in running community meetings that address outlined objectives.

  • Policy changes
  • Civic participation improvement
  • Effective customer communication
  • Community development processes
  • Team building
  • Decision-making
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Organization
Girl Scouts Of Western Ohio Dayton, OH,
  • Manage a portfolio with accountability for more $250,000 annually as well non-financial targets
  • Prepare and deliver presentations of varying sizes throughout assigned territory areas to effectively communicate the value of partnering with organization
  • Ensure strong logistical coordination for assigned events such as creating budgets, negotiating, and maintaining contracts, securing venues, donors, vendors, etc
  • Actively collaborate with internal and external partners; leverage opportunities to engage constituents
  • Implement best practices for leadership development, increased participation, and event revenue growth; drive and encourage creativity and innovation at the community level.
Community Development Manager, 09/2012 - 11/2017
American Cancer Society City, STATE,
  • Executed a portfolio of Relay For Life of Salinas and Gala Monterey Fashion Show with the accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities
  • Ensured goal achievement through effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers
  • Responsible for fundraising in three communities since 2012 and four communities in 2020
  • Currently oversee two galas annually and one RWMP golf tournament, manage the expectations for the events through community volunteers
  • Have built and sustained relationships with volunteers and community leaders to plan and execute the events as well as meet expected donations
  • In Calendar Year 2016 raised an excess of $18,000
  • In Calendar Year 2016 exceeded the fundraising goal for one community by 20%
  • In Calendar Year 2015 In Calendar Year 2016 raised an excess of $22,000
  • In Calendar Year 2015 exceeded the fundraising goal for one community by 31
Community Health Initiatives Director, 12/2001 - 09/2012
American Cancer Society, Valley, Coast, Represent American Cancer Society City, STATE,
  • (ACS) in the Central Coast's Latino community in Spanish language media promoting cancer prevention and early detection messages to the monolingual Spanish-speaking community
  • Provide education to the community and providers about ACS cancer screening guidelines and proven strategies to prevent cancer and increase screening rates
  • Partner with Community Health Systems – including two (2) multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) clinic systems; Central California Alliance for Health Medi-Cal managed care plan; and Mee Memorial Hospital in rural South Monterey County – to assist with the implementation of policy and practice changes to increase cancer screening rates
  • Cultivate philanthropic funding by preparing and submitting corporate and foundation grant requests and coordinating special events, including Relay for Life
  • Cultivate relationships with key organizations that help to achieve Community Health Initiative goals, including Lideres Campesinas of the Salinas Valley and Central Coast Center for Independent Living and continued active participation on the CDOC Access To Care Coalition
  • Coordinate and facilitate gatherings of community-based agencies in Monterey County for expanding commitment to ACS mission and guidelines, including the 2012 Reducing Healthcare Inequities Access to Care Leadership Forum and The Access to Care Leadership Roundtable discussion
  • Promote and advocate for nutrition, physical activity and tobacco use prevention tactics and policies by using strategies such as representing American Cancer Society on the Pajaro Valley Unified Coordinated School Health and Healthy Start Committee
  • Contribute to passage of key legislation supporting ACS’ mission, including the passage of the California Cancer Research Act by securing endorsements from local organizations and school districts; recruiting 350 supporters; managing a phone bank; and completing 9 speaking engagements
  • Recruit Physician Volunteers to participate in Community Health Systems, including the recently recruited Cancer Patient Alliance, Natividad Medical Center and Salud Para La Gente
  • Manage grant projects and budgets using excellent management and administrative skills and utilizing standard spreadsheet and database software.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Studies, Expected in 01/1999
California State University - Seaside, Monterey, California, CA
Status - Recruited local, prospective students to continue to higher education and counseled students and families on how to achieve educational objectives. Assisted in the completion of Financial Aid, EOP, Admissions Applications and other relevant paperwork., Member of Chicano Graduation, GPA: 3.5
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  • Led team to achieve more than $250,000, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Salinas Valley League of United Latin American Citizens Council #2995

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  • Community Health Initiatives Director


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