2016 Top Places to Work in PR: Powell Tate

With its open and engaging organizational structure and the very nature of its clients and work, it’s no surprise Powell Tate boasts a vibrant, one-of-a-kind work culture. The Powell Tate staff is an impressive group of smart, creative, lively and fun people from different backgrounds and experiences; they share a passion to do great work and support important causes.

While benefits, perks, and professional development all contribute to Powell Tate’s greatness, it’s the people who make it a top place to work. Employees are serious about their work, but don’t take themselves too seriously. Powell Tate's bipartisan tradition is alive and well, especially during election season, making for lively debates around the office.

Powell Tate’s open and engaging organizational structure enables every staff member from interns to executive vice presidents to communicate directly with the president and senior managers. To facilitate its entrepreneurial and engaged culture, Powell Tate eschews the more traditional agency “practice” structure, and encourages colleagues to work across disciplines. Employees at every level often engage on a variety of accounts and interact regularly with colleagues, including the most senior staff, on account work and new business.

Flexible working arrangements are also available to employees on individualized basis. This may include an adjusted schedule where employees can have earlier/later starting and ending times based on official working hours, a part-time schedule or the opportunity to work remotely for up to two weeks per year. There are also staff members who work remotely full-time from their homes around the country.