Jake Heffern is a Marketing & Business Development Consultant with over 15 years of professional experience in sales and marketing in the real estate, sports, retail, restaurant, entertainment and legal industries.
After graduating from American University with a BS in Broadcast Journalism, Jake worked as a licensed Realtor for five years with one of the most successful real estate teams in Rhode Island. Jake handled every step of numerous residential real estate transactions, in addition to lead generation, website and advertisement design, social media strategy and maintenance, and other business development initiatives. From there, he moved on to a position as Marketing Coordinator with one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the U.S., with offices in New York, D.C. and Los Angeles (where he was based for four years). In that role, Jake was responsible for lead generation, event planning, advertising, firm newsletter layout and design, maintaining and promoting social media profiles, and preparing RFP responses and other business proposals.
In 2015, Jake ventured out on his own as a freelance Marketing & Business Development Consultant. He has helped small business owners, law firms, Realtors, musicians and artists, one of the leading youth basketball training companies in New England, and other individuals and groups looking to increase their public profile and/or business prospects, and he looks forward to helping many others achieve their personal and professional goals in the future. Jake is also a basketball coach and trainer, and Community Manager at CoLab, an amazing coworking office in Cranston, RI.