Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Public affairs professional knowledgeable about planning, creating and implementing campaign strategies and media relations placement.

  • Community development
  • Public policy background
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Media relations
  • Operations management
  • Staff development
  • Managed multiple supervisorial districts in San Francisco for an award-winning political campaign for The Coca-Cola Company.
  • Ran communications and campaign efforts to defeat opposing political candidate 59 percent to 32 percent, securing 52,922 of 89,400 total votes.
  • Initiated marketing strategies to win a $40 million construction contract with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • Elected to serve on a municipal board in the City of Boston.
  • Led successful partnership efforts with the American Heart Association, Boys & Girls Club, YMCA and Target.
Senior Project Manager, 05/2015 - Current
Interior Architects Dallas, TX,
  • Manage a project budget of $350,000. Estimated project costs and monitored budgets.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with the community through public relations campaigns.
  • Develop communications strategies and programs, including project timelines.
  • Research, negotiate, implement and track advertising and public relations activities.
  • Organize public appearances to increase project awareness.
  • Coach elected officials and legislative staff on effective communication with the public.
  • Develop a brand identity, including a distinctive graphic style and tone, for all communications.
  • Plan and publicize events, including negotiating vendor contracts and designing promotional materials.
  • Recruit, retain and develop staff.
  • Plan, coordinate and control daily operations of the organization.
  • Negotiate key partnerships with American Heart Association, Boys & Girls Club, YMCA.
Public Relations Associate - Government Affairs, 2015 - 05/2015
Publicis Groupe Sa Los Angeles, CA,
  • Researched, negotiated, implemented and tracked advertising and public relations activities.
  • Designed web and other content, including monthly newsletters and promotional calendars.
  • Worked with management to identify trends and developments that might influence PR decisions and strategies.
  • Wrote original content for the official company blog, as well as community blogs.
  • Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.
  • Edited and distributed press releases and pitches to local and national media outlets, securing positive coverage in multiple publications.
  • Created content for the organization’s mid-year report.
Deputy Political Director, 11/2013 - 10/2014
Kubicki Draper West Palm Beach, FL,
  • Acted as campaign spokesperson for four key supervisorial districts.
  • Attended 2-3 community meetings each week to answer questions regarding city laws, ordinances and regulations.
  • Managed the day-to-day tactical and long-term strategic activities.
  • Managed the collection and entry of statistical data into databases.
  • Collaborated with community leaders, public and private organizations to promote the campaign’s position.
  • Recruited, trained and supervised 30 staff members.
Federal Contracts Associate, 02/2013 - 10/2013
Strategic Creations City, STATE,
  • Designed and created marketing collateral for meetings, trade shows and company executives.
  • Managed the in-house advertising program consisting of print and media collateral pieces.
  • Established production schedules and communicated project status to stakeholders.
  • Edited and revised all marketing content to guarantee the highest quality of writing.
  • Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.
  • Updated company style guide and enforced compliance with internal staff, partners and vendors.
  • Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
Field Director, 05/2012 - 10/2012
Campaign To Re-Elect State Senator Jamie Eldridge City, STATE,
  • Identified, developed and evaluated campaign marketing strategies for 13 communities in central Massachusetts.
  • Established effective working relationships with community leaders, government officials and media representatives.
  • Wrote original content for the official campaign blog, as well as community blogs.
  • Completed strategic competitive analysis by assessing strengths and weaknesses of competing candidates.
  • Tracked negative communication about the candidate on websites and blogs and developed strategies for addressing it.
Special Assistant to the CEO / Director of Administration, 10/2009 - 05/2012
International Institute Of New England City, STATE,
  • Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Provided support for CEO and executive team in managing operation work flow.
  • Scheduled Board of Directors meetings and assisted with meeting materials and agendas.
  • Served as a professional representative of the CEO to external parties and board members.
  • Created databases and spreadsheets to improve inventory management and reporting accuracy.
Division Assistant, 01/2007 - 08/2009
Idearc Media (Dex Media) City, STATE,
  • Drafted meeting agendas, supplied advance materials and executed follow-up for meetings and team conferences.
  • Created weekly and monthly reports and presentations.
  • Properly routed agreements, contracts and invoices through the signature process.
  • Monitored market conditions, product innovations and competitor activity.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Expected in 2006
University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI
    Political Campaign Software: NationBuilder, NGP VAN, Electionear
  • Public Relations Software: Meltwater Buzz/News, Vocus, TVEyes, PR Newswire, EurAlert, Newswise
  • Desktop PubliClaireg Software: Photoshop, InDesign, HTML

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