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Hi all, I just moved to the US from Europe and I'm trying to build my network over the Atlantic. Do you guys have any tips on how enter the US market as freelance or build connection for an agency… more

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What is the salary range for a comms/connections planner in NYC with 3 years of media planning experience?

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Can someone help me understand what connection planning is? I’ve never heard of that term before I stumbled across this bowl

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Anyone hiring in Connections/Comms Strategy right now?

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Through—the-line examples

Hi all, I’m trying to track down or create a diagram that shows how a powerful brand platform can cut through the line. I just flipped through Jim Taylor’s book Space Race bu… more

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Hi everyone, I am looking for a Comms/Advertising/PR role in Seattle with 3+ YOE. Currently am in NYC, but I was informed during my annual review that a title change was not feasible because “titles d… more

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The more time I spend in an integrated role at a truly global agency/ hold co, the more I’m convinced this sh*t doesn’t work. Global scale takes away from relevance, meaning and adds layers of bureauc… more

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How’s the freelance market in nyc?

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Does anyone have the comms plan for the Fearless Girl campaign? I recall seeing it in a webinar a few years ago (and now I can't remember who lead it). It was just a very intricate diagram of all … more

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I'm interviewing for a comms planning director role brand side with global remit - can anyone help with salary benchmarks?

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My agency is looking for a mid-level comms planner. If you’re interested or know anyone who might be a fit please send me a message! Thanks!

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Has anyone done contract work with google? Pros? Cons? Did it work out in the long run?

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After making it through all rounds of interviews at Apple, I was informed the comms planning role I am after was cut due to hiring freezes. That said, I am being offered a contractor role with potent… more

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Cross-posting

Hello! Mid-level marcomms manager (passion for internal comms, events, awards) with approximately a decade of experience. Struggling to find a new opportunity that aligns with my salary expectations… more

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How much media experience should someone have before pivoting into comms/connections planning? What specific media tools would a comms planner use in their day to day?

Although I've reviewed job descriptions … more

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I’m toying with the idea of taking a course, earning a certificate, or getting a masters. Any you all found valuable?

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I’m having trouble finding salary data on Comms/Connections Strategy roles specifically. Does anyone have salary ranges for Sr. Strategist/manager level roles and/or Associate Director level roles wit… more

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What books are you reading to inspire your planning and storytelling? I’m looking for inspiration across both strategy and writing (better decks/stories). Also, any PowerPoint design courses/pointers… more

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TBWA/Chiat/Day LA is hiring multiple comms roles across national brands. Sports, Financial Services, Home Improvement, Packaged Goods.

Looking for creative comms planners at all levels, who want to hel… more

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I’ve been so many places where everyone throws around comms planning, connections planning, and channel planning (and others) interchangeably. But then some folks say there’s nuance. Is there?

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What agency does the best Comms planning? Which agency has the best Comms planning team?

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Wish I’d Made That!

Looking for inspo.

What are some of your favourite comms / connections strategy campaigns?

Old or Current but anything that really had some intricate and interesting comms strategy behind… more

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I absolutely hate creating tactical maps/ecosystems/plumbing charts etc. I love actually working on developing brand plans and tactics- and even the understanding of channels. Should I change fields… more

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Fishies, I am hiring a partner in crime to help me introduce PETERMAYER to the national stage. This isn't your typical biz dev role - it's designed to be a hybrid/cross-discipline biz dev/strategy/P… more

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What would you recommend for comms planning training and/or books (other than Julian Cole - which I have done)? Looking at adding more comms planning to my skill set (which is more brand and digital a… more

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I’m currently one of the largest media agencies and we don’t have a comms practice. I’ve applied for connections strategy roles at other agencies but haven’t heard anything back. Looking at my skill s… more

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Hi All,

I’m looking for brands and interesting campaigns that communicate and showcase transparency, trust and openness.

Ideally any interesting integrated comms that came out of it?

Thank you!

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What specifically should be included in a go to market plan?

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Would you say a “cadence” is the same as a campaign roll out? Thanks for your help.

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Looking for a comms planner to join the team and work on QSR, Casino and Financial Services accounts. Other backgrounds looking for a transition into comms will also be considered. DM for details!

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Campaigns Building Hype Over Time

Wondering if you folks have any strong examples of campaigns / product launches that used a window of time (maybe 2 or 3 months) in an interesting way to drive demand or buzz arou… more

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I have $3k this year to use on subscriptions/memberships. Which ones should I go with?

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Is it appropriate to send a note of appreciation about a client to their boss if no feedback has been requested? At the risk of coming across glib or oily..

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How can I improve at developing activation maps/architecture. I’m so slow and I struggle to get it right and to make intuitive sense.

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Hi all, does anyone have a good framework they would recommend for developing HCP/physician communication strategies and defining tactics for HCP engagement (outside of pharma reps)? There is of cours… more

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