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We work enthusiastically to make sure our methodology best represents each client’s unique voice and goals and that we are reaching the right audiences.
Our public relations team is lead by vetran PR specialist Jill Lewis. She is a partner with Succinct social media – Here are some of the projects we have worked on together.
Jill Lewis is the founder of JLPR. She is a communications strategist with a specialty in creating media relations programs. She provides a full spectrum of media placement, branding services, reputation management, crisis communications and influencer programs. She is an expert in implementing tailored media campaigns that parlay goals into significant, value-driven and consistent results. Jill has designed and implemented campaigns to increase awareness for a broad range of companies from startups to Fortune 500’s, non-profit organizations to authors. With over 25 years of experience in the communications and public relations fields Jill is often called upon by the media to provide experts and products for their stories.
Some of Jill’s placements include TODAY, Brit + Co, Refinery29, Good Morning America, Good Housekeeping, Fox News, 60 Minutes, The New York Times, USA TODAY, New York Magazine, Everyday Health, First for Women, SHAPE, Byrdie.com, WELL AND GOOD, ALLURE, MARIE CLAIRE, Travel & Leisure, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Romper, PARENTS, QUEST, Bare Minerals, DOCTORS Radio, Avenue, Metro New York, Bloomberg Businessweek, Crain’s New York, HuffPost, Thrive Global, O, The Oprah Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, The Talk, Associated Press, Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Fortune.com, and Real Simple. In Canada, her clients have appeared in top tier media such as The Globe and Mail, The National Post, BNN, Canadian Business, HELLO!Canada, The Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Chatelaine, Today’s Parents, Breakfast TV, Cityline, Your Morning, CP24, The Social, Savvy Mom, and others.
Jill spent over 18 years in NYC where she specialized in generating awareness for her clients such as Fortune 500 corporations, philanthropists, start-ups, socially responsible companies, professional services firms, retail, and nonprofit organizations. She represented The Principal Financial Group, Pitney Bowes, Greyston Bakery (an award-winning social enterprise that produces the brownie bits for all Ben & Jerry’s and employs recovering addicts, homeless people and formerly incarcerated individuals), the real estate developer/environmentalist/philanthropist, Jonathan F.P. Rose, and Dr. Albert Ellis, the founder of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) amongst others. As Director of the Consumer Practice at Publicis Dialog’s New York headquarters she oversaw a wide range of consumer clients with products and services in the tech, home fashion, food, non-profit, entertainment and travel industries. Some clients were Whole Foods, Daytime Emmy’s, Blimpie, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Nikko Hotels. Through the creation and implementation of strategic public relations programs, Jill has introduced Canadian companies to the U.S. such as the Bite Me More Sisters (cookbook authors), Lusomé sleepwear, Mabel’s Labels, and ecobee smart thermostats. She also raised awareness for companies in Canada such as The Toy Insider, Yvolution, Reliance Home Comfort and one of the top independent financial services firm in Canada- Echelon Wealth Partners. She is the co-founder of Kids Cook to Care, a nonprofit organization that brings together celebrity chefs and kid volunteers (ages 6-16) to make and serve globally inspired meals to people-in-need at shelters in Toronto and Montreal.
Jill graduated from McGill University with a B.A in East Asian Studies. She relocated to Tokyo for graduate work and launched a fundraising and public relations campaign for Operation Outreach-USA, a national literacy program founded by Malcolm Stamper, former CEO and Chairman of the Boeing Company. It received national media attention and was only one of 30 non-Japanese entities to receive the equivalent of 501 (c) 3 status. In New York City, Jill earned a M.S. in Non-profit Management while acting as the New York Director of Operation Outreach-USA.
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With experience in a wide range of industries — from transportation to technology and education to healthcare — we’ve established long-standing client partnerships, creating and executing communication programs that are connected, targeted and holistic. And unique to every client.