Jesus Moreno

Experienced Government/Community Relations Manager
  • Austin, Texas
  • May 5, 2019
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Education M.A. Political Science @ Texas State University
Aug 2008 — Dec 2012
Skopin B.A. Political Science @ Texas State University
Aug 1996 — Dec 2001

Experience Chief of Staff @ Office of State Representative Abel Herrero
Dec 2014 — Current
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the Representative's Capitol, District, and Committee offices: supervise staff, coordinate all political and official activities, create and implement office budgets;

• Oversee all legislative activity, advise the member on legislative and political matters, develop and manage the Member's legislative agenda and all hearing agendas for the House Committee on Land and Resource Management;

• Develop and maintain strong relationships with state and local legislative contacts, acting as a liaison with government officials, local elected officials, constituent groups, and advocates;

• Direct the development of communication materials for the Representative including, writing and editing of speeches, social media messaging, press releases, newsletters, and policy and position statements;

• Establish community outreach and constituent service strategies to help improve and maintain constituent relations;

•Coordinate with local elected officials, community organizations, and industry partners, to plan and execute an annual school supply/backpack giveaway community outreach event, helping to provide schools supplies and backpacks for local students, increasing capacity by at least 25% each year, raising $20k a year;
Campaign Manager @ Abel Herrero Campaign
Apr 2014 — Current
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the campaign and the development and implementation of a field program: establishing and monitoring voter contact goals, managing staff, creating and implementing a budget, setting fundraising goals;
• Directthedrafting, formatting, designing and sending out e-newsletters and email blasts;
• Organize campaign fundraisers and events: ensuring compliance with state and federal campaign finance regulations, managing candidate/donor relationships, maximizing
outreach and exposure in the District;
•Plan and staff all political fundraisers: helping to increase fundraising totals year over year since 2014.
Legislative Director @ Office of State Representative Abel Herrero
Nov 2012 — Dec 2014
• Researched, planned, and analyzed legislation related to the Representative’s legislative agenda;

• Prepared briefing materials, talking points, and background information for committee hearings and floor debates;

•Participated in stakeholder meetings and policy briefings related to the Representative's legislative agenda;

•Monitored committee hearing and floor debates, tracked and reported on legislation as it moved through the legislative process; staffed the Representative on the House Committee on Land and Resource Management and the House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence.

• Legislative Intern, (May 2010 – Dec. 2010)
District Aide @ Office of State Representative Armando Walle
Jan 2011 — Dec 2011
•Served as the main point of contact for constituents, advocates, and legislative, policy and agency staff;
• Handled constituent casework: drafting constituent correspondence, maintained the constituent management system database and other electronic filing systems for constituent correspondence;
• Coordinated district events and activities;
• AssistedwithschedulinganddailyoperationsoftheDistrictOffice;
• Staffed the Legislative Director on the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety;
•Other duties as assigned by the District Manager, Chief of Staff and Representative.
Guest Service Associate/Shift Manager @ Towne Park
Mar 1998 — Dec 2012
GUEST SERVICE ASSOCIATE: Responsible for handling all guest interactions with the highest level of hospitality and professionalism, accommodating special requests whenever possible. Coordinate all guest requests for valet, bellman, shuttle, and concierge services. Responsible for maximizing daily revenue capture by ensuring all overnight and daily revenue activity is reported accurately. Address guest complaints, including claims and service issues, and assist with problem resolution. Act as liaison between onsite management and home organization. BELLMAN: Assist guests with luggage upon arrival and departure. Coordinate with valet and hotel staff to ensure perfect arrival and departure of all guests and visitors. Assist hotel staff with daily administrative tasks, guest and employee requests, and other duties as assigned. Serve as hotel ambassador, assisting guests with questions about the hotel, area attractions, directions, personal errands, accommodating special requests when possible.

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