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    I help teams 

    build relationships,

    deepen insights, 

    & accelerate growth. 

    How can I support you? 

    15+

    25+

    30+

    12,456

    Years of success across diverse sectors + spaces 

    Industries served in  agency, corporate, + entrepreneurial roles

    Agency + B2B services teams supported 

    Cups of coffee consumed (my best guess, but who's counting?)

     
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    Great to meet you...

    Thanks for stopping by; I hope we'll have a chance to get acquainted soon. Until then, you can get a quick glimpse of my path on Linked In. Better yet, drop me a line to connect anytime:

    jen@bigsmallbrands.com | 503.732.0203 

    In the meantime, a few quick things about me ... 

    PLACES I'VE LIVED: 

    Arizona, Maryland, New York, California, Finland, Scotland, and Portland, Oregon, the place I've called home since 2009.

    EARLY CAREER ROOTS:

    Early paid gigs: Waitress (an experience I still believe is pretty much the best prep anyone can have in work and in life); Strawberry Farm Worker;Tour Guide; Telemarketer; College Admissions Assistant; Human Resources Assistant

    First fulltime post-college job: PR Coordinator for J. Crew Group, Inc. I helped with product placement in media outlets, event marketing, and celebrity dressing. I have some great stories to share if you ask me....

    Other Roles I've held: Nonprofit Campaign Director; Business Development/Marketing Director; VP Client Services; Community activist; Entrepreneur; Twin mom. I also made it through 2020, and if you're reading this, so did you. Kudos....

    Sample Sectors + Clients I've served:

    Agencies: Borders Perrin Norrander; DHM Research; Firmani & Associates; Jute Creative; Ketchum PR; Kelton Global; Omnicom; Prichard Communications; Roger That; Siegel+Gale; Starfish Impact; Veracity Marketing;  Zeste Consulting 

    B2B/Professional Services: Adobe; American Express OPEN™; Columbia/Willamette Workforce Collaborative; Cardinal Health; Edmunds.com; Experian; IAC; Mac's List; Microsoft; Nestlé Professional; PaySimple; WorkSource Oregon

    Consumer Brands: Disney Consumer Products; Disney Direct; Hyundai; J. Crew; OfficeMax; Seiko; ​Subaru; Stila Cosmetics; Target

    Nonprofit/Community: Assistance League; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America; Mercy Corps Northwest; Opportunity Fund; Reclaiming Futures; Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC); Schoolhouse Supplies; Simi Valley Unified School District; Step Up Women's Network; The Forward; Villages Northwest

    I'd love to share and learn more about you, too. Reach out anytime...

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    Some highlights of what I've been up to lately...

    Recent Projects

    Like many consultants, the ways I team up with clients has evolved over time, and 2020 certainly brought more opportunities to consider new approaches and collaborations. A sampling of recent engagements....

    • Conducting rapid-fire marketing research interviews to help teams gut-check past assumptions with key client/customer segments

    • Providing guidance and coaching for teams re-thinking offerings, target audiences, and revenue streams

    • Identifying & ramping up new resource partners across the broader marketing services spectrum

    • Creating partnerships & programs that drive community engagement & social good goals

    Social Impact + Community Engagement

    • B Corp community champion & supporter

    • 2020 Election Volunteer: Reclaim Our Vote; Indivisible Oregon; Movement Labs; Women for Biden/Harris 

    • Other Volunteer Leadership Roles: BE SMART for Kids; Moms Demand Action; Reach Out and Read; Step Up Women's Network 

     

    Food for thought

    While most of the content I create is behind-the-scenes for clients and partners, I peek out every once in awhile, too. A few examples....

     

    Training + Coaching

    • BSB Brand-om Acts of Kindness Program: Hosted quarterly pro-bono coaching series serving over 50 local nonprofits & purpose-driven leaders in the Education, Gender & Economic Equity, Health & Wellness, LGBTQ+ & Social Justice spaces [2010-16]

    • Marketing Trainer/Coach: Mercy Corps NW Small Business Education & Training Series; PSU Digital Marketing Conference Ignite! Speaker; Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Professional Development Series Instructor [2010-2015] ​​

    Other Tidbits

    • Portland Business Journal Orchid Award Winner, Small Business Category [2012]

    • United Nations Foundation Pacific NW Champion, Shot@Life campaign [2012-2013]

    • Parenting Magazine's Oregon Delegate & National Mentor, Mom Congress on Education [2011-2012]

    But enough about me. I'd love to learn more about you. Get in touch anytime!

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    jen@bigsmallbrands.com

    503.732.0203

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