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Jennifer (Forbes) Walker | Elance
 
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Jennifer (Forbes) Walker

Communicating your messages effectively
   Canada
  |   Ottawa, Ontario
  |  8:16 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $75

*Ten years' integrated experience within the fields of marketing, communications, public relations and advocacy

*Passion for working with not-for-profit clients, grassroots groups, and small businesses

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Apr 17, 2013|Public Relations Consulting|Private|Completed
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Skills (10)

Tested
Activism
Proposal Review
Grant Review
Volunteer Coordination
Volunteer Training
Survey Development
SurveyMonkey
Not-for-profit
Disability Services
Accessibility

Service Description

*Holistic, resourceful approach to work plans and campaigns

*Honest, open, and responsive in client communication

*Provides consistent, measurable results

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Employment

Forbes Communications
Owner and Chief Advisor
2006 - Present
Providing public relations strategy advice to clients locally and internationally.
Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa
Communications and Fund Development Manager
2008 - 2011
Responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring the communications strategy targeted at both recruiting volunteer advocates and promoting special events; coordinating media outreach and...
Natural Resources Canada
On-Site Consultant / Communications Advisor (IS-4)
2007 - 2008
Liaised with the team at CanmetEnergy (formerly CETC) to update its communications plan. Provided strategic direction and coordinated CETC's involvement in key ministerial and industry events....
SUM incorporated
Account Director
2006 - 2006
Prospected new business for the branding and graphic design company; developed a proposal that won the agency a standing offer with the federal government. Thoroughly vetted the content of...
Hill and Knowlton
Marketing Specialist
2004 - 2006
Developed and implemented marketing and public relations strategies for the firm
APCO Wordwide
Communications Coordinator
2004 - 2004
During this four-month contract I was part of a national awareness campaign to promote careers in skilled trades (www.careersintrades.ca). I created media lists, conducted media relations national...

Education

University of Ottawa
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
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Moira Secondary School
Ontario Secondary School Diploma
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Keywords

communication
public relations
advice
strategy
planning
advocacy
lobbying
research
business development
fundraising
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