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To secure an upper management position in non-profit development and event fund raising.


To Whom It May Concern:

I would like to submit my resume for your hiring consideration.

I have more than 20 years fund raising experience for local non-profit organizations, including the American Lung Association, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and United Cerebral Palsy.  Subsequently, I have a large personal database of corporate and media contacts, as well as individual donors.

My strongest skills include special event management, sponsor/media/volunteer relations, writing and presentations.

I would like to tell you in person why I'm your hire.  Thanks for your time and consideration.*


Jan (Roche) Scoggins214-854-0794972-986-9431[email protected][email protected]

* Salary Requirement: $40,000 annually (negotiable with benefits consideration)

Work experience

Jun 2003Jun 2008

Development Manager/Special Event Director

American Lung Association - Central States

Development Manager/Special Events Director

2 main events: the D/FW Asthma Walk and the Breath of Life Gala.

Increased annual walk net from $30,000 to $164,000. Responsible for 60% increase in new

sponsorship and donors.  Skills include extensive writing of proposals, press releases, newsletters and web design, media relations/media sponsorships and cultivation of current media contact

list, extensive phone and e-mail correspondence and personal presentations.

Recruited 8 new American Lung Association board members. Recruited local athletic

celebrity support from Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Stars players. Strong media contact base.