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PR News Names SHIFT Communications One of the Top Places to Work in PR


Recognized for Excellence in Growth Opportunities, Benefits and Workplace Culture

BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIFT Communications, an integrated communications agency, today announced it has been named one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News. SHIFT was honored during PR News' Top Places to Work Awards Dinner on Wednesday, November 29th in New York City alongside an impressive list of honorees, including AXON, a sister agency within the AVENIR GLOBAL network.

The 2017 Top Places to Work in PR award program identifies and honors PR organizations and communications departments based on growth, benefits, compensation, diversity and flexibility. SHIFT was selected for its prioritization of learning and development, work-life balance, and dedication to its core values which foster a creative, honorable and positive environment.

"We are extremely honored to again be recognized as a 'Top Place to Work in PR' by PR News," said Amy Lyons, Managing Partner, SHIFT Communications. "This is a testament to SHIFT Communications' dedication to career development at all levels, shared excellence, flexibility and transparency, and we look forward to continuing to expand our benefits and strengthen our culture."

PR agencies, corporations, nonprofit organizations, associations and NGOs of all sizes are eligible to enter for a chance to be named a Top Place to Work in PR. Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of PR executives, as well as by the staff of PR News. 

SHIFT Communications has previously been named a top agency by several other PR industry organizations, including a North American Digital Agency of the Year distinction by Holmes Report. SHIFT is currently hiring at most levels in its Boston, Austin and San Francisco offices. View and apply to open career opportunities here

About SHIFT Communications 
SHIFT Communications is an award-winning integrated communications agency that represents some of the best-known enterprise and consumer brands, including Citrix, Demandbase, McDonald's, Orchard Supply Hardware, Red Hat, RSA Conference, Webroot. SHIFT Communications' 120+ employees are located in the Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin metros. Established in 2003, SHIFT is an AVENIR GLOBAL company. For more information on SHIFT's data-driven approach to marketing and public relations visit

AVENIR GLOBAL is a Montreal-based holding and management company with an active operations mindset and a hands-on approach to all its investments. With 550 staff and 17 offices in Canada, the U.S. and in Europe, it is considered one of the 25 most important public relations firms in the world. In Canada, AVENIR GLOBAL owns NATIONAL Public Relations, the country's leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax and St. John's, and NATIONAL Equicom, the industry's foremost investor relations and financial services practice with offices in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. The AVENIR GLOBAL network also includes healthcare specialists AXON Communications, with offices in New York, Toronto, London, Copenhagen and Zug (Switzerland); Madano, a strategic communications consultancy based in London; and SHIFT Communications, an integrated communications agency with offices in Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin.

Contact: Emily Mong, 617.779.1808,

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