Crisis and Issues Management
From strikes to recalls to executive departures, we have helped partners successfully navigate anticipated issues and unexpected crises.
We know how to tell the right story at the right time so we can raise visibility for our clients, such as the time we secured CNBC for a discussion on how immigration policies impact businesses on the Mexican border.
Reputation and Thought Leadership
Contributed articles and op-eds authored by Hawthorne have been featured in publications across the country, such as the Chicago Tribune, the Des Moines Register, Diversity Professional, and Oral Health Magazine.
We’ve helped clients navigate everything from major development projects to legislative initiatives to a state-wide rollout of Illinois’ health insurance marketplace.
Corporate Social Responsibility
To elevate corporate reputations, we audit company corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts and develop an action plan that elevates its visibility amongst competitors.
Whether its communicating with employees, shareholders, or consumers, we create thoughtful messages and execute impactful strategies to support client business objectives.
Integrated Communications Strategy
For complex campaigns, Hawthorne specializes in leading and creating cross-agency communication strategy. Whatever the business goal, the Hawthorne team will work with our partners to ensure that your communications goals are met. Our tailored approach fits any campaign and will align with your organizational goals for long term success.
Grassroots and Community Outreach
We help clients earn the support of their community. During a politically-charged bank merger, we used strategic announcements and community outreach to maintain trust and prevent public pushback.
Media and Communications Training
We help executive leaders prepare for everything from interviews to business pitches to testimonies, including preparing clients for an extensive interview with 60 Minutes.
Brand Reputation Analyses
Our brand reputation analyses help our clients elevate their communications strategies by offering insights into the company’s perception amongst key audiences and understand their competitor’s strategies.