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University Development Specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Career Focus
A result driven, goal-oriented and motivated self-starter with five years of corporate and higher education development experience. Core expertise in organization development, project management, event planning and front-line fundraising.
Education
Benedictine University Lisle, IL Expected in 2016 Master of Science : Management and Organizational Behavior - GPA :
, Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Arts : Political Science/ Pre Law - GPA :
Professional Experience
Kwikee - University Development Specialist
New York, NY, 10/2013 - Current

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure fundraising initiatives and shared interest groups are utilized among the University's four colleges, faculty, staff and extended campuses.
  • Crafts, modifies and promotes the processes, information and tools of the University Development Office to effectively support the changing priorities of the University.
  • Serves on the Strategic Advisory Committee responsible for advancing the University through strategic partnerships.
  • Serves on the planning committee responsible for reevaluating the University's current mission and vision statements.
  • Manage and execute fundraising initiatives for specific and targeted areas such as scholarships, capital projects and college related support.
  • Oversees a portfolio of more than 60 loyal donors and increase giving by 5%.
  • Plans and executes meetings and campaign events, so donors and stake holders feel well cared-for.
Acadia Healthcare Inc. - Alumni Development Specialist
Lynchburg, VA, 01/2013 - 10/2013
  • Charged with the re-branding of an engagement based Alumni Development Office by implementing new marketing strategies.
  • Coordinate all aspects of event planning including developing complex timelines for deliverables, maintaining budgets, and finding volunteers for those events as needed; events range from luncheons and networking events to large award banquets.
  • Recruited volunteer alumni hosts and facilitated monthly student and alumni webinars.
  • Established new engagement programs including the University's largest alumni awards society that has actively engaged more than 60 high achieving alumni.
  • InnerWorkings (NASDAQ:INWK) is a global marketing execution firm serving Fortune 500 brands across a wide range of industries.
  • InnerWorkings serves over 6,000 customers from all over the world with 67 offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
City Of Charleston - Print Production Manager
Charleston, WV, 02/2012 - 01/2013
  • Prepared print projects from conception to completion for both enterprise and transactional clients to drive company Gross Product and ensure operational excellence.
  • Analyzed internal financial statements and negotiated with suppliers to improve margins by an average of 5%.
  • Acted as the main point of contact between client and supplier to ensure production timelines and parameters were met.
  • Managed internal accounting, sales and marketing for InnerWorkings’ web-based company, Inkchaser.
InnerWorkings - Business Development Specialist
City, STATE, 09/2011 - 02/2012
  • Researched and developed relationships with prospective clients via cold calls and customer service representation.
  • Corresponded and cultivated directly with Marketing Directors of midsize companies to take on the buying process for their print, packaging, and promotional materials.
  • Managed growing book of business that exceeded goals on average of 30% each month.
  • Consolidated Buying Company (CBC) is a specialized marketing services company dedicated to supplier expansion in the automotive, fleet, and petroleum industries across North America.
  • More than 11,000 fleets rely on CBC's supplier parts programs to keep them running.
Consolidated Buying Company - Program Coordinator
City, STATE, 05/2009 - 09/2011
  • Implemented targeted marketing strategies for the CB Fleet marketing campaign which launched in April 2011, and generated over $300,000 per quarter for NAPA Auto Parts.
  • Liaised between 5,000 fleet servicer accounts and NAPA Auto Parts' heavy duty franchises.
  • Managed correspondence between program members and 500+ Kenworth and Peterbilt truck dealerships to facilitate the tracking process of the national rebate campaign that resulted in over 1,700 truck sales for 2010.
  • Developed and analyzed surveys to evaluate and expand upon marketing strategies for PACCAR Parts discount card, which resulted in an activity increase of 8%.
Professional Affiliations
Interests
Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Political Science Student Association ORGANIZATIONS Association of Fundraising Professionals, Chicago Chapter 2015 - Current Member Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities (FTEA) 2014 - Current Volunteer Strategic relationships implementation event planning, volunteer recruitment and management, oversight of budget and increasing alumni involvement and annual giving participation
Skills
academic, automotive, book, branding, budgets, client, clients, customer service, event planning, financial statements, fundraising, global marketing, marketing strategies, marketing, meetings, Office, enterprise, networking, packaging, processes, promotional materials, sales, Strategic, surveys, teaching, vision
Additional Information
  • Activities and Societies: Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Political Science Student Association ORGANIZATIONS Association of Fundraising Professionals, Chicago Chapter 2015 - Current Member Friends for Therapeutic Equine Activities (FTEA) 2014 - Current Volunteer Strategic relationships implementation event planning, volunteer recruitment and management, oversight of budget and increasing alumni involvement and annual giving participation

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Benedictine University

Job Titles Held:

  • University Development Specialist
  • Alumni Development Specialist
  • Print Production Manager
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Program Coordinator

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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