LiveCareer-Resume

senior program officer resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - : - -
Professional Summary

Most recently worked at Seattle Foundation as a Senior Program Officer. Recent work entailed overseeing innovative philanthropic partnerships, being a strong community liaison and expertise in designing bold, visionary funding initiatives for Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) communities. My goal is to provide high-level innovative strategies for redistributing wealth.

Skills
  • Community partnerships expert and trust-based philanthropy practitioner
  • Budget oversight, reviewing nonprofit financials
  • Piloting innovating investment strategies to achieve racially equitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) communities
  • Providing high level executive leadership to community driven philanthropic initiatives.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion leadership and measurement of progress toward internal and external goals
  • Deep knowledge of cross-sector nonprofit and behavioral health landscape in Washington State
  • MS Office Suite, Grants Edge, Adobe Suite, Foundant, Wordpress
  • Executive level cross-team collaboration and communication
  • Excellent cohort management and facilitation
  • Philanthropic mentoring, hiring, management and consulting.
Work History
01/2017 to 01/2023
Senior Program Officer Citigroup Inc. , ,
  • Served as Senior Program Officer responsible for designing and leading grantmaking initiatives and funder collaboratives on behalf of foundation.
  • Designer and architect of REPAIR (Racially Equitable Philanthropy Aimed at Initiating Reparations) a 5 year, $25 million commitment to the Black community of Greater Seattle.
  • Recently maintained a portfolio of over 100 grantee organizations and directly managed annual grants distribution of $20 million.
  • Served as primary contact for the Trueblood Diversion Program and distributing nearly $60 million to behavioral health organizations while managing government relationships, overseeing complex data collection, legal compliance and contract management.
  • Managed multiple cohorts of grantees across programs including scheduling, facilitation and providing 1 on 1 coaching support as needed.
  • Served in a leadership role on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and Black Staff Caucus co-designing and implementing measurable, achievable strategies to help Seattle Foundation maintain it's commitment to racial equity.
  • Brokered strategic, cross-sector partnerships between, City, County and philanthropic organizations to drive scalable multi-year funding pathways for non-profits.
10/2014 to 10/2019
Music and Arts Reporter MUSEUM OF POP CULTURE (MoPOP) , ,
  • Leveraged deep contacts throughout arts community to write engaging editorials, profiles and cover stories for print and online editions of the magazine.
  • Wrote with specific focus covering emerging artists and change-makers creating a positive impact in their communities throughout Seattle.
  • Increased readership of web content by 20%.
05/2014 to 06/2019
Arts Commissioner SEATTLE ARTS COMMISSION , ,
  • Directly advised Seattle Office of Arts & Culture on Mayoral initiatives related to arts education.
  • Recommended and approved grants spending for over 100 organizations annually.
  • Programmed City of Music Career Day which has served over 1,500 high school and college-aged job seekers looking for careers in the music and arts field.
  • Worked behind the scenes developing and implementing strategic arts partnerships between city, school, non-profit and private interests groups to deliver high impact programming for youth and families in the Greater Seattle area.
  • Coordinated and administered the City of Music Internship Program, a unique student fellowship allowing youth to intern at Seattle Theater Group, Napster, Sub Pop Records and MoPOP.
03/2012 to 01/2017
Manager, Youth Programs + Community Outreach CITY ARTS MAGAZINE , ,
  • Created and co-designed The Residency program for underserved youth in partnership with Arts Corps and Grammy award winning artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
  • Directly managed and coordinated all MoPOP youth programs, summer camps, Black History Month programming and facilitated museum's Youth Advisory Board.
  • Co-led our racial equity change team internally.
  • Worked cross-departmentally on $10 million endowment campaign leveraging innovative public programs I created and managed.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing strategic partnerships with organizations broadly across all disciplines including large institutions to smaller cultural-specific non-profits.
  • Managed budgets, controlled costs, optimized spending and drafted contracts with over 25 community partners annually and worked on grant reporting for external funders.
2003 to 2012
Music Editor/Columnist/Arts and Music Reporter Multiple Print And Online Publications , ,
  • METRO TIMES DETROIT
  • Wrote breaking news and in depth stories covering city affairs and arts and culture for Metro Detroit as a trusted reporter for the city's largest weekly newspaper.
  • NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH//MIAMI NEW TIMES
  • Launched and oversaw music and entertainment blog for South Florida's largest alternative newsweekly.
  • Wrote an award-winning weekly music column, award-winning cover stories and traveled internationally for reporting as staff Music Editor.
  • SEATTLE WEEKLY
  • Established deep relationships in the Seattle music and arts community serving as the paper's Music Editor..
  • PUBLICOLA
  • Worked as part of a transition team for a start-up news blog and largely expanded its arts coverage via in-depth reporting throughout Seattle.
Education
Expected in 05/2003 to to
Bachelor of Arts:
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI
GPA:
  • Coursework in community development and international studies.
  • Extensive service learning throughout Central and South America.
Expected in 08/2017 to to
Certificate, Accelerating Social Transformation: Innovative Social Impact, Philanthropy
University of Washington, Evans School - Seattle,
GPA:
  • Focus on innovative social impact strategies at the intersection of technology and philanthropy
  • Cross-sector partnership development addressing global health, digital literacy, NGOs and collaborative community-driven solutions
Expected in 11/2019 to to
Certificate, Community, Equity And Sustainability:
The Funders Network PLACES Fellowship - Coral Gables, FL,
GPA:
  • Collaborative grantmaking and community engagement to increase equity in philanthropy
  • Influencing the field and encouraging change in culture and equitable practices through leadership and action

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • University of Washington, Evans School
  • The Funders Network PLACES Fellowship

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Program Officer
  • Music and Arts Reporter
  • Arts Commissioner
  • Manager, Youth Programs + Community Outreach
  • Music Editor/Columnist/Arts and Music Reporter

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate, Accelerating Social Transformation
  • Certificate, Community, Equity And Sustainability

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: