Strategist, Event Planning Expert, Outdoor Enthusiast
Jessica Donahue has been with Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) since 2014. She started as an account executive and is now an account supervisor overseeing the account coordinators and website development and internet marketing teams, as well as outside vendors. She also manages the agency’s Marshall Plan® processes. At NMC, Jessica can be found executing tactics that help clients reach their public relations and marketing campaigns. She spends her time creating strategic plans, copywriting, event planning, doing PR, conducting research, and branding.
Jessica has been active in Maine’s tourism industry since her very first job at Seacoast Fun Park, where she became a self-designated mini-golf pro. Born and raised in Maine, she attended Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she earned an undergraduate degree in marketing. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the University of Maine.
After graduating from Bentley, Jessica worked at an investment firm that focused on manufacturing and service companies, as well as community development projects across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Her well-rounded skill set also includes work experience in human resources, grant management and group sales at a major hotel chain.
As director of marketing and promotions at the Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau, she was one of the lead organizers of the Bangor Car Show: Wheels on the Waterfront and Bangor’s Beer Festival – Tap into Summer, along with other various fundraising events. She is skilled in no/low-cost marketing and is always looking for new and innovative ways to promote Maine.
When she’s not working as the account supervisor at NMC, you can find her with Copley, her white German shepherd/Lab; Bumble, a border collie and Great Pyrenees mix (both shelter dogs); and husband, Quinton. She is an avid camper and hiker and spends a majority of her free time outdoors.