Jessica Willis

Business Development Manager and Project Manager

  • LocationMilton Keynes, United Kingdom



  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Promotions
  • Brand Management
  • Events PR
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Executive
  • Communications
  • Creative Thinking

Work history


Business Development Manager & Project Manager

PJ Care

Dec 2013
  • Experience: PJ Care Specialised Neurological Conditions Dec 2013-Present Business Relationship Manager Nominated for Rising Star Award 2014. Supporting our three units to build relationships with key Clinical Commissioning groups and finding available funding sources. To overview outlines for commissioners are agreed, executed and maintained. Ensuring the experience of commissioners and charities are to the highest level. Including cross networking with prominent bloggers to share knowledge and related resources. Coordinating and managing our pilot study day event with registered charities and clinicians Networking at all levels and representing PJ Care at corporate events to influence funding bodies. Negotiating and tendering contracts with NHS England and with all UK based Clinical Commissioning groups. Extensive experience in resolving issues and negotiating partnerships. Planning and execution of all conferences for brand awareness. Account Manager for HDA, Dementia UK, MND Association, Stroke Association and SIA. Pioneering our Skype based assessment system with international employees. Identifying, researching and targeting new business prospects. Handling sensitive and confidential medical information across all UK medical centers Campaigning for people without representation or a voice to receive funding and sponsorship. Part of the 2015 business growth strategy team. Proven track record of achieving all KPI’s and reaching full OTE for the year of 2014. Able to explain the complicated system of Continuing Health Care funding and the funding assessment process to a range of individuals. From Funding bodies, NHS England to families just starting on the funding journey. Expanded our relationship database by 50% in 2014. Manager and lead for “The Art of Compassion” The bigger picture of health care and what the future hold for vulnerable individuals.


Project Manager for Creative Enterprise Companies


Feb 2012 - Nov 2013
  • Understanding of creative Enterprise and community project work. To promote Arts businesses within the community and nationally. Working with individual arts projects as well as outdoor public programs. Marketing and business development. Identifying cross-selling opportunities. Managing the team, coaching and training. Assessing clients needs and delivering the finished events. Generating more interest and ideas to expand the brand awareness within the community. Social Media and building media packs for clients. Creative Team of Arts projects including Carnival Arts and street theatre for Festive Road CIC. Creating the process of collaborating within the community through creative arts. Develop joined-up and fully representative festival programs, including some commissioning, as well as open entry opportunities, for local and regional artists. To nurture & support emerging artists and new or experimental work. Develop opportunities, spaces and places for artists to create and present work. Responding to the artists and directors needs and bringing forward any issues as identified.



Musical Theatre

Randolph Academy for the Arts

Jan 2006 - Jan 2009
  • Musical Theatre