September 2016 – Present
Consultant and Coach
Nashville, Tennessee

Consulting and coaching on strategic organizational, fundraising, communication and partnership plans for organizations such as Museum of the Bible, Dressember, The Voices Project, Entera+Partners and The Freedom Story.

June 2014 – March 2017
Strategic Architect and Chief Operating Officer
Austin, Texas

Shaped the values, team, content and practices of IF:Gathering, an organization that equips over 1 million people to live out their God given purposes. Managed staff and a team of interns. Built systems, infrastructure, technology and network to support IF:Gathering. Lead development, event and communication initiatives.

June 2011 – June 2014
Strategic Architect
Austin, Texas

Strategic force in the creation and growth of IF:Gathering. Developed and resourced vision from concept into successful execution.

November 2013 – March 2016
Live Events Consultant
Feed the Children
Franklin, Tennessee

Responsible for cultivating a diverse platform of speakers, authors, and bloggers who use their platforms to communicate the message of Feed the Children and building partnerships with organizations and conferences {both new and existing}, with the end goals of driving awareness and fundraising.

June 2012 – November 2013
Director of Speakers and Strategic Partnerships
Food for the Hungry
Franklin, Tennessee

Responsible for cultivating a diverse platform of speakers, authors, and bloggers who use their platforms to communicate the message of FH and building partnerships with organizations and conferences {both new and existing}, with the end goals of driving awareness and fundraising.

August 2011 – May 2012
Director of Community
Project 7
Costa Mesa, California

Responsible for building, championing and engaging with the Project 7 community by overseeing communications, public relations, social media, and faith-based partnerships. Aided Chief Executive Officer, Chief Creative Officer and Vice President of Marketing with communication strategy and implementation.

September 2007—June 2011
Director of Corporate Communications
Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Responsible for increasing brand awareness through traditional media, social media, and development of strategic partnerships. Created BookSneeze, a book review program for bloggers with over 20,000 registered members. Managed the development of new corporate website. Managed internal and external communication through periods of corporate crisis. Aided Chief Executive Officer with communication strategy and implementation.

April 2007—September 2007
Director of Advertising and Promotions
Books-a-Million, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Directed company’s advertising and promotional initiatives including planning, allocating resources, executing and reporting results. Responsible for managing projects and timelines for other members of Books-A-Million Marketing Department including Creative Director and Visual Merchandising Manager.

February 2005—April 2007
Director of Special Events
Books-a-Million, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Created strategic marketing campaigns including advertising, corporate partnerships and community outreach. Planned and executed special events for third largest U.S. book retailer including local and celebrity autographings and weekly children’s events. Launched Books-A-Million Book Club program including in-store placement and events leading to record-breaking sales increases. Managed and placed advertising for store openings including grand opening publicity, events and brand management.  Planned and implanted chain-wide events and marketing campaigns.

May 2003 – February 2005
Books-a-Million, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Purchased gift products for over 200 Books-A-Million, Books & Company, Bookland and Joe Muggs Newstand locations.  Directed product merchandising and visual presentation for all retail stores. Arranged cooperative advertising campaigns with vendors including Christmas Catalog and Last Minute Gift Guides.

September 2002 – May 2003
Special Events Manager
Books-a-Million, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama

Planned and executed chain-wide special events and marketing campaignsCoordinated all aspects of the creation of Joe Muggs Coffeehouse CD including song selection, graphic design, editing, and CD Release Party.

October 2001 – September 2002
Business Development Assistant
Panorama Public Relations
Birmingham, Alabama

Constructed, edited and distributed press releases, brochures and monthly newsletters.  Developed and maintained media relationships and lists and client accounts.

March  2001 – June 2001
Associate Executive Director
City Stages, Birmingham’s World-Class Music Festival
Birmingham, Alabama

March  2000 –  March 2001
Project Manager
McMillan Associates
Birmingham, Alabama

January 1999 – December 1999
Sales Assistant and Joint Managing Director’s Assistant
Renaissance Meetings & Incentives, Inc.
Dallas, Texas                                                                                                   


Bachelor of Science                                                                                                   Graduation: May 1998 (GPA 3.388)
University of Colorado, Boulder                                                            Major: Business Administration, emphasis in marketing


Board Member, In The Name of Love (2017 – Present)

Board Member, The Freedom Story (2017 – Present)

Board Member, Be The Bridge (2016 – Present)

Speaker, Catalyst Conference, IF:Gathering (2014 – Present)

Conference Blogger, Together for Adoption, Christian Alliance for Orphans, Catalyst Conference (2011 – 2013)

Compassion Blogger, Guatemala TripCompassion International (2010 – Present)

Catalyst Young Influencer (June 2010)

Volunteer, City Stages, Birmingham’s World-Class Music Festival (2001 – 2007)

Founding President, Associate Board, City Stages, Birmingham’s World-Class Music Festival (2005-2006)

Award, Books-A-Million Home Office Rookie of the Year (2003)

Lindsey Nobles
Phone: (615) 476-5984
Email: Lindsey@LindseyNobles.Com
Twitter: @lindseynobles
Instagram: @lindseynobles


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