What I Do
Comprehensive communications strategy development, including plan assessment, target audience identification, messaging, and ongoing support for organizations aiming to effectively reach their audience and achieve their communication goals.
Diverse content creation, including writing, editing, and visual design, with expertise drawn from over 20 years in the non-profit sector to effectively convey messages and stories, encompassing blog posts, website copy, social media content, press releases, and internal resources.
Comprehensive handling of an organization's social media presence, encompassing content creation, engagement with stakeholders, campaign development, data analysis, and strategy formulation to maximize platform potential and enhance audience interaction.
Tailored strategic planning for nonprofits, encompassing mission refinement, goal setting, stakeholder engagement, SWOT analysis, plan development, capacity building, monitoring, evaluation, and sustainability planning to empower organizations to achieve their missions effectively and sustainably while making a meaningful impact.
Board development for nonprofits, offering assistance in board recruitment, training, governance best practices, and strategic planning to build and maintain an effective board of directors aligned with the organization's mission and dedicated to driving success and impact.
Expertise in donor development, drawing on over 20 years of donor and fundraising experience to engage and maintain donor interest in an organization's mission through relationship-building, targeted outreach, meaningful engagement opportunities, recognition, and regular updates, ultimately expanding the donor base and advancing the organization's mission.
Empowering nonprofit leaders by addressing their unique challenges, fostering personal and professional growth, refining leadership skills, enhancing strategic planning abilities, and promoting team development to help them achieve their goals and drive positive change within their organizations, ultimately making a lasting impact in the nonprofit sector.
Expert event planning for fundraising purposes, with a track record dating back to childhood, providing customized event design, revenue optimization, and a seamless experience for donors, encompassing venue selection, marketing, ticket sales, and event organization to ensure a successful and memorable fundraising event aligned with your organization's goals and audience.
Crafting unforgettable experiences for both business and nonprofit events, offering meticulous attention to detail, proven expertise in seamless event execution, and a range of services from venue selection and décor to guest coordination and entertainment to exceed expectations and create lasting impressions for gatherings of any size, all tailored to the unique needs and aspirations of the client.
Developing a consistent and distinctive public image for individuals, encompassing LinkedIn profile audits, social media content creation, and both online and offline marketing strategies to create a strong and memorable personal brand aligned with the individual's unique personality and values, leaving a lasting impression on their target audience.
Guiding businesses and organizations through the entire project lifecycle, offering expertise in diverse industries, detailed project planning, resource allocation, risk assessment, and stakeholder communication to ensure timely, budget-conscious, and high-quality project completion, allowing clients to concentrate on their core business objectives while turning project ideas into reality efficiently and effectively.
Expertly crafted travel itineraries based on over 15 years of personal travel experience, catering to both domestic and international destinations, with a passion for helping others discover the joys of exploring the world through meticulously designed travel plans.
Hello, I’m Amanda!
I can help your organization spread your message effectively!
Hi! I’m Amanda Davis. I am a Lawrence, Kansas native with a passion for non-profit work. I've been volunteering for, donating to, and supporting local non-profits for the past 30 years and have extensive experience at both a donor and volunteer level.
I love doing work that benefits the community around me and have a very deep love of Lawrence.
My professional life has taken me down a number of different paths over the years from financial services, to government contract work, to airport consulting, to marketing and communications. I've spent the largest portion of my career working in marketing and communications for several different organizations, both in an in-house and agency setting.
I have been actively involved in and held leadership positions in community and civic organizations. I am a former Event Co-Chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Douglas County, founder and former Event Chair of the Girlfriend’s Gala, Past President of the Board of Directors for Just Food, a former member of the Community Health Improvement Plan Steering Committee for the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, and have or am currently serving on the Boards of the Leadership Lawrence, #BeMoreLikeClaire, Lawrence Preservation Alliance and Social Media Club of Lawrence.
I hold dual Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and eMarketing from Franklin University and a Master’s degree in Digital Content Strategy from The University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism.
I can't wait to learn about your organization and hear how I may be able to help you achieve your goals!