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JENNIFER R. SMITH 6533 East Jefferson, #133E ďƒş Detroit, Michigan 48207 ďƒş 313.333.2771 jennifer48235@gmail.com BACKGROUND SUMMARY Philanthropy Management Non-profit, Corporate Partnerships Community Programming Event Planning & Execution Media Relations

CAREER HISTORY Boys Hope Girls Hope of Michigan Executive Director

Detroit, Michigan January 2011-present

Formulates annual budget with Treasurer for approval by the Board of Directors, approves expenditures, and expenses and income to maintain operations within all budget categories. Responsible for effectively working with the Board of Directors and Development Committee to: 1) develop and implement an income plan for necessary operational, capital, and endowment funds, 2) motivate volunteers to participate in all fundraising efforts; 3) utilize those volunteers for various campaigns and, 4) ensure effective communications between the Executive Director’s office and the volunteers. Responsible for affiliates compliance with regulations and standards for Federal 501(c)3 and state tax-exempt status and with state fundraising regulations. Oversee the Program Director and Academic Coordinator, including regular performance evaluations, to ensure that the program is run in accordance with Boys Hope Girls Hope policies and in compliance with local licensing standards and regulations. Ensure that a positive relationship is maintained with licensing authority. Responsible for developing, maintaining, and communicating a consistent public image of the organization in accordance with national marketing guidelines. Creates and implements marketing plans targeting donors, referral sources, and the general public (this includes newsletters, brochures, website, news releases, and informational mailings).

Charter One Bank Assistant Vice President, Community Affairs Manager

Southfield, Michigan March 2009-January 2011

Provide strategic oversight and execution of the Charter One Foundation, including relationshipbuilding with local non-profit organizations. Management of Foundation budget and online grantmaking process. Preparation and facilitation of monthly charitable contributions committee meetings. Execution of signature company community programs, including Sumer Vacation from Hunger, Charter One Lunch Buddies program, and Champions in Action.

Pepsi Bottling Group (now known as Pepsi Beverages Company) Detroit, Michigan Multicultural Marketing September 2007-February 2009 Develop and execute marketing programs for key retail customers that target multicultural consumers. Responsible for administration and allocation of multicultural budget. Leverage multicultural programming to help support community agenda. Work closely with outside creative agency on the development of all program artwork. Development and execution of events targeting urban consumers while leveraging the Pepsi brand. Provide cross-functional leadership within organization related to multicultural marketing. Align and influence sales team and senior management on multicultural marketing objectives. Work closely with local media (radio) on execution of brand merchandising kits. *Also performing duties related to Community Relations role

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