MP&F Welcomes Two New Staff Associates

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Mercy & Magic

MP&F Public Relations has hired Bailee Jordan and Millie Wert as the firm’s newest staff associates. Bailee Jordan, a native of Athens, Ga., graduated from Georgia Southern University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations and minors in marketing and sustainability. She most recently served as an intern for MP&F from August to December of 2016. During her time at GSU, Jordan completed internships with Mandy Edwards Marketing Services in Statesboro, Ga., and Caren West Public Relations in Atlanta. She was also an active member of Kappa Delta sorority, where she served on the executive … Read More

Staff Development Plan Pays Dividends

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MP&F partner Alice Chapman recently attended her fourth PRSA Counselors Academy Spring Conference, an annual event where independent agency owners and other senior leaders come together for professional development and networking. Chapman penned an article for PRSA’s monthly publication, Public Relations Tactics, expressing the importance of staff development and keeping employees engaged. We have provided Alice’s full column below with the permission of Public Relations Tactics. I recently returned from PRSA’s Counselors Academy Spring Conference, an annual event where independent agency owners and other senior leaders come together for professional development and to trade ideas and tactics on running a successful PR … Read More

Mentoring Accelerates Career Success

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As a friend and former longtime client of MP&F, I was always impressed with the company culture. There is an ingrained sense of service to the community, a desire for personal and professional growth, which is encouraged, and a great camaraderie among all levels. Part of that culture stems from its two complementary mentoring programs, one of which I now spearhead on a volunteer basis. There is a “formal” program for all entry level employees, known as staff associates, and an “informal” one available to everyone. Formal Program for Staff Associates: During the first week or two at the firm, … Read More