Doug Taylor • 813-***-**** or email@example.com
*** ****** **** *****, ********, FL 34715
Full-time director role in a marketing and/or communication, development discipline with a non-profit organization
or a higher education institution.
Proven development of marketing, fundraising and website solutions
Trained in the Mission Increase Transformational Giving and Third Conversion stewardship methods
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Higher Education culture experience
Broad marketing and communications experience
Experienced art director and publications manager
Accomplished public speaking, presentation and communication skills
Powerful, clear and concise writing ability
Proficient with most desktop publishing and office software
Established in Social Media strategy and execution as well as messaging and marketing
Reliable, hardworking and self-motivated
Master of Arts in Business Communication (MABC) - Summa cum Laude
Emphasis on Leadership and Influence - Jones International University, 2006
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design Communication - Portland State University, 1992
CFRE Accredited (Certified Fundraising Credentials) - CFRE International 2009
Certificate in Grant Writing – Nonprofit Leadership Center (16 hrs.) - Tampa, Florida 2018
Toastmasters - 2011 & 2015
Director of Engagement • August 2017 - present
Family God’s Way Ministries • Tampa, Florida
Created operational protocols for initiation of department
Relationship building with champions of the cause
On Boarded donor management software where none existed
Director of Development and Communications • October 2010 – July 2017
MarriageTeam • Vancouver, Washington
Established fundraising and marketing department from scratch
Major donor relations (individual and corporate); networking and solicitation
Mission Increase Transformational Giving Model and Third Conversion skilled
Relationship building with champions of cause
Responsible for 54% increase in raised funds since position inception
Instruct adult volunteer on specific duties related to the execution of events
Advise director and board on all matters concerning organizational visibility and fundraising
Recruit and train volunteer board and encourage greater participation
Plan and roll out three major public and fundraising events each year
Director of Development & Marketing • March 2007 – October 2010
United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon & SW Washington • Portland, Oregon
•Envision and execute marketing and fundraising strategy over a 5-year arc
•Direct all marketing and fundraising initiatives
•Inspire volunteer board and encourage greater participation – report at bi-monthly board meetings
•Plan and roll out three major public and fundraising events each year
•Major donor relations (individual and corporate); networking and solicitation
•Directly promote and advance the image and constituent response to UCP
•Strategically purchase media at all levels (radio, television, outdoor etc).
•Direct supervision and management of all fundraising events including staff & volunteers
•Media relations and solicitation for public relations coverage
•Manage image and publications using APA style
•Grant writing for both private and corporate foundations
Account Executive/Event Manager • March 2006 – March 2007
The Idea Agency (now a division of Russ Reid Corp.) • Portland, Oregon
•Negotiate media buys for non-profit and rescue mission clients
•Implemented national multi-client media event from inception to post-event management
•On-site event management for radio-thons
•Coordinate monthly radio programming projects
•Manage radio-thon strategy and logistics for fundraising campaigns
•Operations policy creator in matters of strategy
Owner • July 2002 – September 2007
Self-Employed Marketing Consultant (part-time after 9/04 for MABC) • Portland, Bend & Redmond, OR
•Effective image consultation and marketing/fundraising strategies.
•Promoted clients using image management techniques.
•Developed public relations, marketing and Web site campaigns.
•Various contract endeavors with Oregon printing and mailing companies.
Marketing Manager • September 2000 - December 2002
Medical Teams International Inc. • Portland, Oregon • 503-***-****
Revitalized marketing project creation process to enhance creative cost-effectiveness. Coordinated special event marketing, set-up and implementation. Facilitated large direct mail campaigns with annual returns in excess of $1 million. Initiated art direction, graphic design and project management. Managed the development of multiple Web sites structure, design and implementation. Regular interaction with volunteers within a marketing environment.
Director of Public Relations • December 1997 - September 2000
Multnomah University • Portland, Oregon • 503-***-****
Led team that reinvented brand and image of 65-year-old institution. Advised institution president in matters of image policy and reputation. Established long-term relationships with members of regional media. Managed publication creation and art direction for more than 100 annual projects. Supervised volunteer and staff support. Articulated organization’s position in media and civic venues. Spearheaded the implementation of multiple Web site projects. Presented at school public speaking and representative engagements. Appointed to communications council on matters of institutional branding and marketing.
Store Manager, Lloyd Center • 1996 - 1998
Christian Supply Centers • Portland, Oregon • 503-***-****
Increased store sales by more than 30% in less than one-year. Hired, trained and motivated a staff of up to ten employees. Influenced the public and management regarding purchase and merchandising decisions.
Coordinator - Marketing and Recruiting • 1995 - 1996
Fuller Theological Seminary • Pasadena, California • 800-***-****
Founded Fuller’s C&E education marketing department. Implemented multiple projects simultaneously including large direct mail projects. Negotiated rates with publishers, printers, ad agencies and radio advertisers. Responsible for literature creation; which included art direction, graphic design consultation, designer contracting, copy writing and editing. Developed print advertising on a national, regional and local level. Wrote press releases regarding various subjects in the D.Min. program. Represented Fuller at many school functions as recruitment counselor. Managed broadcast radio advertising. Assisted in the development of Fuller’s overall marketing strategy. Oversaw annual budget.
PressPros/The Printing Post (7/04 - 6/05) • Central Oregon
Work study position to meet federal financial aid requirements for graduate degree. Consulted with clients regarding printing and design projects to build client loyalty to increase sales.
Lazerquick Copies/GISI (1992 - 1994) • Lake Oswego, Oregon
Customer service consultation regarding graphic design projects. Developed design concepts for retail clients. Completed management training course: Promoted to relief manager.
Printing Customer Service/Sales
Action Printers (1989-1992) • Portland, Oregon
Coordinated printing projects in a retail environment. Developed print and design projects with clients taking them through the entire design and printing process.
Member in good standing – Willamette Valley Development Officer Association - 2010
Certified Fundraising Executive Credential – earned in 2009
Marketing Analysis -Internal, External and Constituent Analysis Trending. Non-profit and higher-education media and fundraising analysis and strategy.
Marketing leadership and organizational influence strategies.
Professional courses in communications, Web site design, management and supervision -1998 -2001
Member of the Public Relations Society of America 1998 – 2000
Well versed in matters of printing terminology and processes including book manufacturing, advertising (print and radio), graphic design specifications and techniques. Solid grasp of design and office software: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign etc.), PageMaker, Photoshop, Microsoft Outlook, ACT! 2000, MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. AVS Video Creator. Implemented purchase, installation and training of Contact Management Systems (CMS) Donor Perfect v. 10 at UCP and GiftWorks at MarriageTeam and Bloomerang at Family God’s Way. Strong technical aptitude.
Basic understanding of Adobe Illustrator, Raisers Edge and database software. Firm grasp of HTML and website creation programs Dreamweaver, WordPress, Front Page and Homesite.