Jennifer Swalin

Jennifer Swalin

Works at:

Initiative for Global Development

Location in:

Seattle, United States of America

Jennifer Swalin

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Works at:
Initiative for Global Development
Location in:
Seattle, United States of America

Bio

Jenna Swalin is Communications Coordinator at Initiative for Global Development (IGD), a nonprofit organization that engages corporate leaders to reduce poverty through business growth and investment in Africa. As Communications Coordinator, she is responsible for writing and producing online and print marketing materials. Before coming to IGD, Jenna worked with a variety of international development organizations in Seattle including Agros International, VillageReach, and the World Affairs Council. She graduated with honors from the College of William and Mary with a degree in international relations and environmental studies. When not at work, Jenna can be found teaching English as a second language, practicing yoga, cooking, and traveling.

Jennifer has worked/studied in

  • Argentina
  • United States of America

Jennifer speaks

  • English
  • Spanish

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Work

2010 – present

Communications Coordinator

Initiative for Global Development , United States of America
  • • Develop communications and marketing strategy; prioritize goals, manage project execution
  • • Research, write, edit, design, and produce print and online collateral; website, reports, event material, case studies, member spotlights, e-newsletter, blog and social media posts
  • • Manage organization-wide Salesforce database; optimize usability, manage coding, train staff
  • • PR and media; write and edit articles, update and maintain records, coordinate with consultants
2009
(Jun – Sep)

Communications Intern

VillageReach , United States of America
  • • Designed and executed communications and marketing strategy; collaborated with team to design, write content, and launch new website, created HTML newsletter, coordinated social media accounts, designed and wrote marketing collateral, updated and maintained database
  • • Public relations support; researched, contacted and cultivated media contacts from new and traditional sources, wrote press releases, scheduled and provided interviews
2009
(Feb – Sep)

Marketing and Communications Intern

Agros International , United States of America
  • • Designed and produced fundraising materials; wrote and edited newsletter, created and posted website content, designed PowerPoint slideshows, composed appeal and thank you letters
  • • Launched and maintained social media presence; wrote and posted blog entries, created and managed Facebook and Twitter accounts, published Wikipedia page, organized Flickr albums
2008
(Jun – Oct)

Program Assistant Intern, International Visitors Program

World Affairs Council , United States of America
  • • Facilitated meetings between local resources and international visitors; scheduled meetings, prepared and distributed itineraries and materials, assisted with event planning and logistics
  • • Developed and managed web-based marketing materials; maintained database, updated website, created and posted a promotional video series, designed blog, trained staff to update websites

Work

2010 – present

Communications Coordinator

Initiative for Global Development , United States of America
  • • Develop communications and marketing strategy; prioritize goals, manage project execution
  • • Research, write, edit, design, and produce print and online collateral; website, reports, event material, case studies, member spotlights, e-newsletter, blog and social media posts
  • • Manage organization-wide Salesforce database; optimize usability, manage coding, train staff
  • • PR and media; write and edit articles, update and maintain records, coordinate with consultants
2009
(Jun – Sep)

Communications Intern

VillageReach , United States of America
  • • Designed and executed communications and marketing strategy; collaborated with team to design, write content, and launch new website, created HTML newsletter, coordinated social media accounts, designed and wrote marketing collateral, updated and maintained database
  • • Public relations support; researched, contacted and cultivated media contacts from new and traditional sources, wrote press releases, scheduled and provided interviews
2009
(Feb – Sep)

Marketing and Communications Intern

Agros International , United States of America
  • • Designed and produced fundraising materials; wrote and edited newsletter, created and posted website content, designed PowerPoint slideshows, composed appeal and thank you letters
  • • Launched and maintained social media presence; wrote and posted blog entries, created and managed Facebook and Twitter accounts, published Wikipedia page, organized Flickr albums
2008
(Jun – Oct)

Program Assistant Intern, International Visitors Program

World Affairs Council , United States of America
  • • Facilitated meetings between local resources and international visitors; scheduled meetings, prepared and distributed itineraries and materials, assisted with event planning and logistics
  • • Developed and managed web-based marketing materials; maintained database, updated website, created and posted a promotional video series, designed blog, trained staff to update websites

Education

2004 – 2008

The College of William and Mary

International Relations & Environmental Studies (Bachelors)
2007
(Feb – Jun)

Universidad de Belgrano

Spanish (Bachelors)
2006
(Aug – Dec)

American University

International Environment and Development Seminar (Bachelors)

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