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Kwittken Overview

New York, NY
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Business Services
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Kwittken is a global communications agency that combines design thinking with the most impactful elements of PR, influencer engagement, social and digital media and content marketing. A multi-specialist agency serving clients across dozens of industry sectors, Kwittken works ... Read more

Kwittken – Why Work For Us?

We are a global communications agency that employs a design thinking approach to help companies identify and demonstrate their best ‘selves.’

We are a group of writers, designers, media strategists and digital natives. Together, we synthesize the most impactful elements of PR, influencer engagement, social and digital media and content marketing for credible and creative communications.

We are a multi-specialist agency with industry expertise across both B2B and consumer markets. Kwittken works with clients such as American Express, Amadeus, Oppenheimer, Amway, Bank of Montreal, CGI, IRONMAN™, BMW, Deloitte, Dataminr, Hisense, Pantone, S&P Global, Stryker Corporation, Windstream and Wyndham Hotels.

Headquartered in New York City with offices in London and Toronto, Kwittken was founded in 2006 and has been part of the MDC Partners network since 2010. For more information, visit

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  • Scenario and Contingency Planning
  • Crisis Response and Protocol Planning
  • Real-Time Social and Traditional Monitoring
  • Internal Communications
  • Investor Relations
  • Executive Coaching and Spokesperson Training
  • “War Room” Management
  • Rapid Response Crisis Team
  • Messaging Development
  • Paid Search and SEO
  • Standby Statements
  • Technology
  • Design
  • Hospitality
  • Medical
  • Insurance
  • Ad-Tech
  • Fin-Tech
  • Lifestyle and Beauty
  • Home and Design
  • Financial
  • Generous time off policy
  • Monday bagel breakfast
  • Summer Fridays
  • Weekly staff meetings
  • Laid back dress code

Kwittken Reviews

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    "Smart, fun agency with a bright future ahead"

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    Current Employee - Account Director in New York, NY
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    My time thus far at Kwittken has been marked by some of the best moments in my career. It's been an absolute joy to get up in the morning and come to a place brimming with smart, creative colleagues who are passionate not only about our work but about taking care of one another. There's a family vibe not often found in many places -- let alone PR agencies -- and while like most families we have our moments of disagreement, those moments have always led us to a stronger, more creative place.

    A big reason for who we are lies with our leadership. Never have I felt more trusted and empowered to build a business and contribute to a dynamic culture -- and this goes for everyone at Kwittken. Aaron Kwittken has provided steady, transparent and focused leadership, while our co-founder Jason -- despite having recently left to pursue a new opportunity -- cultivated a creative approach to communications that all of us will (try our best to) emulate for years to come. Gabrielle Zucker is as great a mentor as she is a manager and client whisperer, and the only "con" is that she can't hang out with us full-time in NYC as much as we'd like. And Shanee Goss has brought a fresh and optimistic creative zest to our agency, constantly pushing everyone to be the best versions of themselves. She's also done an incredible job of rallying our directors to new levels of leadership, collaboration and entrepreneurialism -- exactly what our growing agency needs.


    Like any place, change can be hard, and we've had plenty of it recently. Simply, there are always those that are able to handle it better than others, and while we've had our share of miscommunication that often go along with "growing pains," we've surely become better for it.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to have an open dialogue with and trust your staff to provide candid, honest and actionable feedback, and don't ever stray from empowering everyone across the agency -- regardless of position -- to be great communicators and greater leaders.

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Kwittken Photos

Kwittken photo of: As an Ironman himself Aaron Kwittken speaks at the IRONMAN Partner Summit to share advice on how partners and sponsors can make the most out of their relationship with the Ironman brand.
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Kwittken photo of: Welcoming another new hire today, meet Taylor Deer!
Kwittken photo of: Kwittken NY working it backstage at New York Fashion Week with client Amway US for Artistry US and global makeup artist, Rick DiCecca during the Pamella Roland show!
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Kwittken Awards & Accolades

  • Gold Sabre Award for Pantone Color of the Year 2016, The Holmes Report, 2016
  • 2014 Small Agency of the Year, The Holmes Report, 2014
  • 2013 Best Places to Work, PRWeek, 2013
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