Community Relations Director
Supports to Encourage Low-income Families (SELF)
Marketing & PR: re-branded verbiage and print materials for programs to improve outreach for new clients and promote awareness in other social service agencies, led campaign for Butler County Ohio Benefit Bank sites- included radio PSAs, billboards and promotional items.
Media Relations: authored news releases and guest columns, pitched story ideas, coordinated and participated in interviews for Cincinnati and Butler County newspapers and TV news stations.
Development: lead grantwriter raised more than $478,000 for agency, coordinated quarterly direct mail campaigns, created and monitored online donation process.
Event planning: supervised planning & implementation of large Annual Awards Dinner & Auction fundraiser, donor & volunteer reception, trained guest speakers, authored speeches.
Community relations: created agency's first e-newsletter, updated website via CMS, copywriter and editor for annual reports- coordinating with design company.