inspire action and make your vision a reality


Heart's Eye Communications is led by Gail Mallimson, a communications and marketing professional with over 15 years of experience. Gail specializes in strategic communications and marketing for businesses and nonprofit organizations. Heart's Eye Communications' 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 engaging writing, design, and media.

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We turn great ideas into reality through fund development, market research, and marketing. Our work includes online, email, print, and social media marketing.


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Gail has extensive experience with and understands businesses and 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 - product and project management, budget creation and oversight, project organization and team leadership incorporating apps like Asana, Marketo, Hootesuite, Trello, Slack, and Google Apps

California Institute of Integral Studies

Gail Mallimson worked at the California Institute of Integral Studies as an Associate Director and Marketing Manager in the Communications Department for over a year and a half. She led a team of four professionals and several consultants, initiating and managing projects in web design and development, social media and online campaigns, and fundraising communications. Her work increased web engagement by 26%, social media by 40%, attracted several highly placed articles in international news media, and streamlined workflow through the initiation of a Trello marketing calendar, Zendesk ticketing system, and Slack and Google spreadsheet organizational tools. She also edited and wrote for the online news site, wrote articles for the alumni magazine, and produced photography and videos. 

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 documented and promoted the building of a fleet of scientific deep ocean robotic vehicles for Schmidt Ocean Institute. 

The Edge of the Wild documentary film

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 – 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.


Website design and production. Click on image to visit site.

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