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With over a dozen years of communications and marketing experience, Gail Mallimson, Heart’s Eye Communication's owner, specializes in strategic communications and marketing for nonprofit organizations. Our work includes:



We are great listeners and understand what you're about. We help you refine your story, create narratives, and communicate your message to the right audience through text, design, and media.

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We turn great ideas into reality through fund development, market research, and marketing.


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Gail has extensive experience with and understands nonprofits, and has worked as a full-time employee, consultant, volunteer and board member. She is adept at managing teams, working with executives and trustees, and is resourceful and flexible. She brings passion, insight, creativity, and enthusiasm to her work. She is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker, a published writer, and an accomplished photographer. 

Strategy - narrative building, cross-platform planning, capacity building
Digital Marketing - social media, email, and online marketing
Earned Media - press release production and promotion, press management, crisis management
Website - design, production, and management
Branding - across platform identity creation and management
Development - foundation, corporate sponsorship, individual fundraising and solicitation, grant writing
Content Production - video production, photography, infographics, and writing
Budget, Consultant, and Team Management

California Institute of Integral Studies

Gail Mallimson is currently employed at the California Institute of Integral Studies as an Associate Director in the Communications Department. She was also an interim Marketing Manager there in 2015. At CIIS, she has been charged with revamping the institute’s web presence and with initiating email, earned media, and social media campaigns. Her work has added over 2000 new Facebook followers in 7 months, attracted many high-profile articles on the school, and increased web clicks by 11%.

Bay Area Arborist Cooperative

Bay Area Arborist Cooperative – Services provided include website production, rebranding, writing, AdWords administration. Job inquiries to Bay Area Arborist Cooperative increased by 1000% in the first four months after the website went live. 

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Heart's Eye Communications is documenting and promoting the building of a fleet of scientific deep ocean robotic vehicles for Schmidt Ocean Institute. In addition to the videos we've created for them, we are doing scientific and educational outreach and communications for this program.

The Edge of the Wild documentary film

Mallimson Media – Services provided include branding, design and production of website and print collaterals, email authoring and management, press, fundraising, social media, crowdfunding, public relations.

San Bruno Mountain Watch

San Bruno Mountain Watch – Services provided include rebranding, website design, grant writing, press release writing and management, fundraising, outreach, video production, photography.

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Artisans Landscape, Inc.

Artisans Landscape – Rebranding, website design and production, social media management, marketing. Artisans Landscape has had a 100% rise in job inquiry rate since the website went live. Their Google search rating has gone from low to high - they now appear on page one of the Google search "San Francisco landscaper". Before the site went live, they were on page 6.