thecauseartisan

Location
US

Member Since
15/11/2019


Founded in 2018 by Audra McMurray, Causitree is planting & growing innovative incites in non-profit & cause-minded communities within the US & abroad, thanks to Audra's mission to "be the change". Her passion for those who need it most abounds in many forms. Her non-profit & marketing career advocating for individuals with intellectual, developmental & physical disabilities, as well as human rights & welfare before founding Causitree & entering a new season of life, is the driving force behind the heart of this venture. As a single-mom for over a decade, she counts having raised two pretty amazing humans, David & Charles, at the top of her list of her successes.

Formally the Director of Health Care & Patient Services at the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Executive Director of the Down Syndrome Association of Southern Oregon, Senior Marketing Manager at Central Oregon Collective, as well as the Director of Marketing & Communications at Global Village Champions Foundation, whose mission of feeding the hungry worldwide, providing disaster relief across the globe & saving refugees from the ongoing Syrian War crisis regardless of race or religious beliefs.

Among several mission trips & aiding in local causes in her personal time, she also served as a guardian ad litem in the state of California, advocating for children in foster care. Making a lifelong difference in the lives of many has kind of been her gig.

Having traveled with many well-known celebrities within the US & Internationally, her knowledge, expertise & proven success of orchestrating every aspect it takes to further a worthy cause, brings a broader perspective to the heart of Causitree, lady-boss style.

For over than two decades, she has been bi-coastal between her home state of Florida & her second love, Oregon. She currently lives & works remotely from Central America to the States, wherever the cause takes her, expanding the dreams of others whose passions are for a worthy cause, waiting for her to make it a reality. Enriching, growing & enhancing nonprofit organizations, businesses & foundations with grassroots, innovative concepts & strategies is what Audra does best.

From adding a philanthropic arm to your current business, to re-branding your organization & mission, there’s no feat too large or small for one of the only cause-based marketing & purpose-driven agencies in existence.

Her roots are deep & her heart is ready to take on your cause to facilitate growth, change & purpose.


Project Management Facebook Ads Organiser Product design Grafic design Logo design Design Creativity Wordpress Facebook Blogs SEO English writing Composing Copywriting


Expert Skill Set:

Relationship Building
Organization
The art of multitasking
Client & team relations
Highly self-motivated
Excellent communication skills
Public speaking & advocacy
Creative writing & design
Multi-level technical & admin
expertise
Seasoned professional & PR
proficiency
Exceptional performance history
Authentic & trustworthy
Ingenious
Resourceful
Budget management
Seasoned remote/digital nomad
Dedicated to the cause

Humanitarian Highlights:

1988-1990: Vice President of
Young Volunteers – Sarasota
Memorial Hospital

1990: 1st in State in
Extemporaneous Speaking –
Healthcare Occupation
Students of America

1991-1994: Humanitarian
missions to Haiti & the
Dominican Republic

1998-2000: CASA Advocate
(Court Appointed Special
Advocate) in the state of
California, volunteering as a
Guardian-ad-litem for children
in the foster care system

2009: Inaugural Tour-de-Ranch
chairperson, to benefit the
Suncoast Partnership to End
Homelessness.

2014: Charitable outreach as part
of Global Village Champions
1billionth meal celebration:
The Lennox Lewis Foundation in
Jamaica,
Atlanta Mission feeding with
Kenny Rogers.
Ottawa Mission Feeding
alongside Canadian government
support staff.

2018: Konojel Community
Center advocate - 2019
fundraising initiatives in San
Marcos la Laguna, Guatemala:
www.konojel.org/check-newkonojel-youtube-channel/

2019: Board of Directors - No
Surgery Movement - Orlando, FL


Causitree Marketing & Consulting
Founder/CEO
2018 - Present
www.causitree.com
www.facebook.com/causitree/
www.instagram.com/causitree/
Full-spectrum marketing & consulting
Cause-focused
Graphic design & custom content creation
Video creation / content videos
Personalized, creative writing & content
Website creation & management
Social media creation & personalized management
SEO
Board & team building
Digital marketing
Fundraising & grant writing
Public & media relations
Impeccable customer service & support
Strategic planning & implementation

Central Oregon Collective
Senior Marketing & Outreach Manager
2015 - 2018
www.inthecollective.com
www.facebook.com/inthecollective/
www.soundcloud.com/user-584267986
Rebranding & custom marketing
Advocacy
Developmmental Disability focus
Fundraising
Facility management
Team management
Social media management
Web design
Community advocate & outreach
Public & media relations
Relationship building
Community exposure & event execution
Grassroots initiatives

Global Village Champions Foundation
Director of Marketing & Communication
2012 - Present
www.gogvc.com
www.yankbarry.com
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd8j3-kvNX4
www.gogvc.com/news_and_media/albums/ben_e_keith
www.youtube.com/user/globalvillagechamps
www.gogvc.com/news_and_media/albums/nvbhof_humanitarian_award
Advocacy & VIP event planning
Disaster & hunger relief distribution & organization
Humanitarian focus
Direct support to founding Philanthropist
Celebrity Goodwill Ambassador & volunteer management
International relationship building & communications
Web design & management
Multi-social media outlet management
Wiki contributor & creative design
Public speaking & organizational partnership relations
SEO strategy & for-profit business contributions

Down Syndrome Association of Southern Oregon
Executive Director
2009-2012
www.dsaso.org
www.youtube.com/watch?v=nen23Pq19DQ
Board development & management
Marketing strategy
Content creation
Website & social media management
Implementation of new programs & development
Special education & inclusion advocacy
Local & State legislation
Direct family & staff support
Successful grant writing
Relationship building
Fundraising
Volunteer & intern management

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Director of Health Care & Patient Services
2004-2009
www.mda.org
www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4V-NQbimXA
www.youtube.com/watchfeature=player_embedded&v=sziqN8DbjUM
Patient liaison
ALS clinic manager - Suncoast region
Muscular Dystrophy awareness & advocacy
Fundraising
Grant writing
Support group(s) facilitator
PR & creative marketing
Community outreach
MDA camp director for affected adolescents
Inclusion focus
Team building
Volunteer management


Many thanks in advance for your time in consideration
of my joining your team & worthy mission.

People are my passion. With a strong work ethic, I
approach every opportunity with grace & confidence,
as my successes are a direct reflection of my
dedication to my work.

I feel my professional experiences are greater than
any higher education I’ve obtained, & I excel in
learning new concepts quickly, while always
maintaining a positive energy & attitude.

I am loyal & devoted by nature, & believe that success
is as important as the relationships behind it.
Looking forward to hearing from you in the near
future.

Until then, enjoy the journey.

Audra