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Tracey Wood Mendelsohn, president and CEO of the Black Public Relations Society-New York, Erika Sanchez, president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s New York Chapter, and I share three simple steps communications professionals can take to increase diversity in the public relations industry in this summary of a new CommPRO.biz article.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
CommunicationsMatch™ and the Marketing IMPACT Council™ have partnered to help companies find high impact communications, marketing and advertising agencies and generate new business opportunities for listed and member agencies. John Greco, chair of the Marketing IMPACT Council, to serve as senior executive advisor to CommunicationsMatch.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
CommunicationsMatch announced today its partnership with Ken Jacobs, ACC, CPC, to provide leadership coaching and development as a service to corporate and agency public relations, advertising, communications and marketing leaders and executives.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
CommunicationsMatch™ and the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) announced a new partnership today with the goal of encouraging the inclusion of HPRA members in companies’ search process for communications agencies and professionals. HPRA members not already listed will join the more than 5,000 agencies and professionals searchable on CommunicationsMatch, by industry and communications expertise, location, size, member organization, and diverse ownership.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
In a recent CommPRO.biz article we share communications agency search takeaways and insights for corporate communications professionals and agencies from a new survey by CommunicationsMatch™, RFP Associates, and Researchscape of Fortune 1000 and large not-for-profit agency hiring practices.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
The interim results of a new survey of Fortune 1,000 companies and large not-for-profit organizations agency search and hiring practices was presented at The Institute for Public Relations Bridge Conference in Washington, D.C. on April 11 by CommunicationsMatch, RFP Associates & Researchscape. View the press release, IPR presentation and download a one page summary.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Robert Udowitz, Steven Drake, Founder & CEO, Principals, CommunicationsMatch, RFP Associates
Looking at simplicity through a behavioral lens offers a path to clearer communications and stronger brands that help companies, and ourselves as communicators, stand out in a complex world. A new article for CommPRO.biz, “Simplicity, Communications, & Human Behavior: A Path to Reducing Complexity”, explores the importance of simplicity, the financial rewards of achieving it, and what gets in the way.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
If you make agency hiring decisions, we’d value your perspective. CommunicationsMatch, RFP Associates and Researchscape are working with the Institute of Public Relations Research (IPR) to conduct the industry’s first national research into agency search and hiring processes.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
How can you or your team become more effective PR and communications leaders? Our new Coaching & Leadership Development partnership with former senior agency executive and certified coach, Ken Jacobs, ACC, CPC, ELI-MP, CLDS, offers a path for agencies and individuals to strengthen their leadership skills, grow businesses, address blind spots, and navigate through change.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
Sex is the news. At a time when politicians and business leaders are in the headlines, in a new article for CommPRO.biz, “The Weaponization of Sex: A New Communications Challenge,” I highlight the importance of planning for sexual accusations and assuring due process for both accusers and the accused.
by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch
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