Walker Sands Communications

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Fast growing, startup atmosphere for B2B, tech PR and digital marketing

Public Relations (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

Pros-Work with extremely smart people; fun, highly collaborative environment
-One of the best PR firms for B2B and technology companies. Strong digital marketing and web division supports integrated campaigns with search, social and public relations.
-Voted #17 Best Place to Work for Gen Y Employees in Chicago in 2012
-Lots of room for growth and visible executive management with open door policies; learning environment with a large range of professional development opportunities; flexible career paths to foster individual development

Cons-We're growing fast, so space is at a premium. The fun atmosphere and great people more than make up for it.
-Definitely must be ready to jump in and work hard but you have an opportunity to make a difference for your clients and Walker Sands

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep encouraging professional development, mentorship and continuing education.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Hands on internship that's not available anywhere else

    Public Relations Intern (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Walker Sands Communications as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: You're given real work as an intern and not expected to just pull media lists or do research. You write your own pitches, contributed content… Cons: Walker Sands produces top notch work, so expectations are high. If you aren't willing… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Passionate people who love tech PR

    Account Director (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Walker Sands Communications full-time for more than a year


    Pros: * Smart, energetic and enthusiastic people. * Excellent opportunites for personal growth. Teams care about growing together. Many employees… Cons: * The fast pace isn't for everyone, but if you're… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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