Rebekah Kaufman, Senior Associate

 

 

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Rebekah Kaufman
Senior Associate

Rebekah has more than 15 years of marketing, communications, and strategic planning experience advising organizations and agencies on development, visibility, and thought leadership challenges.  She specializes in bringing the right talent to the table, identifying growth opportunities, and leveraging traditional and new media channels for maximum messaging differentiation and impact.

At Copley Raff, Rebekah is responsible for business development, marketing communications, research and program strategy, social media, and executive recruitment. She also interviews constituents as part of feasibility and campaign planning studies.  She is the primary support and go-to resource for a dozen offsite consultants. In addition, Rebekah manages and promotes CRI’s blog, Copley Raff’s Giving Take, which can be found at copleyraff.blogspot.com.

Previous to Copley Raff, Rebekah was the Vice President of Business Development for Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency, where she created and implemented an integrated internal marketing, external marketing, and communications strategy for the New England office.  There she hired and oversaw a staff of three and was a member of the Cambridge management, staffing, and philanthropy leadership teams. She also was one of the organizers for the organization’s annual philanthropy day, which provided public relations training for executive directors of regional nonprofits.

Rebekah is active on several boards, including Jewish Community Housing For the Elderly, where she consults on the integration of development and visibility efforts with digital media strategies, and the Cambridge (MA) Historical Society, where she is the Vice President of Development and responsible for the annual fundraising event.  Rebekah has also completed several pro-bono assignments for The Cambridge Public Library, The Longfellow National Historic Site, and The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Bicentennial Committee.

Rebekah has a BS in nutritional sciences from Cornell University, a MS in health sciences from Tufts University, and a MBA from Simmons College School of Management.