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A Marketing and Communications Executive with over a decade of experience, Melissa Rendler-GarcĂ­a has held management positions in U.S. and international non-profit and UN organizations, specializing in designing and managing social service programs and communication campaigns for at-risk populations. Currently a Freelance Consultant based in Paris and Miami, Melissa assists both public and private sector clients with developing marketing and communications strategies, global events, implementing public-private partnership activities and fundraising. Most recently, she worked closely with both the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and UNICEF to develop communication strategies to help increase private sector engagement in the areas of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

Mar/Com Strategy and Implementation
Program Design and Development
Fundraising and Proposals
Public-Private Partnerships
Global Event Planning
Speechwriting, Editing, Wordsmithing

International Healthcare Organization: Proposal Development to support projects in Eastern Europe, Latin America and South East Asia; Design and Launch of Social Marketing Programs
European Journalism Organization: Proposal Development to support independent media in Belarus, Bosnia, Macedonia, Ukraine and communications strategic planning
International Healthcare Organization: Communications strategic planning, launch of specialized Web site, launch of new policy initiative, event planning and launch
International Children's Fund: Communications strategic planning
International Communications Firm: Communications strategic planning, new business development

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