Communications Manager

Rate, USD
$55 / hour
Work schedule
Full Time, Contract,
Language skills
English
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About me

I’m a Communications professional and gifted storyteller who is inspired by the power of social media and committed to amplifying the voices of people of color. I’m observant, highly emotionally intelligent, resourceful, authentic, and committed to making a positive social impact.




Education

2011-2013 MA Human Resource Management @ National University

4.91 GPA, graduated with distinction

2001-2005 MS Communications, Advertising major @ University of Tennessee, Kmoxville

Experience

8/2032 to 8/2023 Communications Manager II @ GoFundMe

• Pitched thousands of fundraisers to secure GoFundMe press coverage with local, regional, and national media with an average 50% success rate
• Conceptualized and pioneered GoFundMe’s Black Joy program, GoFindYou, along with various initiatives, including a Black Business Month Grant program and textbook fund for HBCU
students, which was featured in Essence and Washington Post
• Managed local/regional crisis communications by working cross-functionally and sharing verified fundraisers with media
• Provided on-the-record statements to reporters and media
• Generated “good news” headlines and created viral press moments for GoFundMe
• Increased donation revenue by $13 million due to press coverage

11/2020 to 7/2022 Communications Manager @ GoFundMe
8/2019 to 7/2020 Communications Associate @ GoFundMe
4/2017 to 7/2019 Technical Support Agent @ GoFundMe
3/2015 to 4/2017 Client Support Specialist @ Axos Bank

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