Strategic Communications that Drive Business Goals
Expert at aligning communication goals to business goals
Seamlessly blends creativity with strong strategy and attention to detail
Expertise within complex organizations and across business functions
Splits her time between the Bay Area and South Florida
Jennifer Downey is a strategic communications consultant and creative storyteller who is passionate about the power of communications to effect change. She combines tactical communications expertise and strategic insight to deliver campaigns that engage audiences and drive measurable results.
Jennifer is an expert at helping her clients clarify their communication objectives and building strategies designed specifically to advance their business goals and priorities. She works closely with C-suite executives, project leads, subject matter experts and other stakeholders to surface the knowledge, insights and wisdom that underpin and enliven a truly effective campaign.
With more than 15 years’ experience in marketing and corporate communications, Jennifer brings the expertise needed for aligned, consistent and effective communications. Her clients include enterprise organizations, agencies, start-ups and non-profits across a range of industries.
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Jennifer holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and English from the University of California at Davis, as well as an Internal Communications Black Belt Pro Certification from CEB Communications Leadership Council.
When she’s not working on client communications, she’s usually working on oil paintings in her Oakland, California, art studio. A longtime practicing studio artist, her artworks about environmental topics have been included in over 30 group and solo exhibits nationwide, been featured in print and online publications, and appeared in HBO’s Mrs. Fletcher.
Learn more about Jennifer on her website or LinkedIn page.
"Jennifer is a keen strategist and creative powerhouse. She's a pro at developing and managing complex communication projects involving multiple stakeholders and business priorities. People love working with her because she listens deeply, asks the right questions and is committed to delivering results."
~ Samantha Quattrone - Founder, Solo Buenas Vibras
Yaz Shehab - CEO & Co-founder, Brachium
“In addition to her communications expertise, Jennifer is a great collaborator and thought partner - her insights, assessments and recommendations are always spot on, adding tremendous value to any project. She's incredibly organized, collaborative and a total pleasure to work with."
Makinya Ward - CEO & Founder, KidsKonnect
“Jennifer always brings fresh ideas and a creative edge to our communications. She reliably produces high quality work that's on-brand and inspires audiences to action. All this, plus she's warm, genuine and client focused."