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Stephanie Blackwood | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 7, 2015

Stephanie Blackwood

High-impact communications/fundraising strategies
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

I am a thinker, planner and doer. I like social justice. I like helping. I listen, observe and collaborate with individuals and institutions. I thrive in working partnerships. Sometimes I coach and clarify, because you had the right idea but didn't know how to talk about it. Sometimes, I raise money for causes that stir my imagination or fire my sense of justice. Always, I work for the goal.

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Service Description

Provide consultation on strategies and planning. Manage projects. Write positioning statements for target demographics, write marketing materials, including advertising copy, brochures, e-materials. Develop stakeholder communications strategies, including presentations and reports. Consult on fundraising for nonprofits.

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Employment

Carol Rowan Fine Art
Communications Consultant
2015 - Present
General consultation and coaching on the development of a website and an e-commerce site.
Hetrick Martin Institute
Copy Editor
2015 - 2015
Copy edited a report on LGBTQ youth homelessness. Project started and completed in three days.
PFLAG, Inc.
Director of Development
2013 - 2015
Responsible for fundraising for $3.4 million nonprofit, including corporate and foundation, individuals and major donors, direct mail and online giving.
Hospital of Hope
Development and Communications Director
2010 - 2015
Led communications and fundraising efforts until organizational leadership relocated from Senegal to Switzerland. Status of organization is uncertain at this time.
GLSEN, Inc.
Senior Manager, Institutional Relations
2010 - 2013
Responsible for all institutional fundraising for $7 million organization. Corporate and foundation funding totalled more than $2.3 million annually. Sold sponsorships to two million-dollar events...
Double Platinum
Co-Founder/Client Services Director
2001 - 2009
Generated the start-up capital to launch full-service marketing and advertising agency. Facilitated a partnership with the Publicis Groupe, a global network of agencies that became a minority...

Education

University of Kansas
M.S., Journalism
1978 - 1982
University of Kansas
B.S., Journalism
1970 - 1974
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Communications
Fundraising
Strategies
Planning
Management
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