— PR Talent, the nation’s largest communications specialist search firm, has hired Julie Dixon to build its presence in Washington, D.C. and the Southeast. Dixon brings more than 20 years of PR experience to the role including serving as the Deputy Managing Director for Golin’s Baltimore and Richmond offices and Consumer Practice Director for those offices as well as Washington, DC.
“Julie is extremely well connected in the DC market and has a deep network that extends throughout the Southeast and mid-Atlantic,” said PR Talent President Jim Delulio. “We give our clients a competitive advantage by having on-the-ground recruiters who have intimate knowledge of their markets.”
While building expertise in all aspects of communication throughout her career, Dixon also served as Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Golin. She has an MS in management and organization behavior, and has recruited, interviewed, hired, and developed team members at all professional levels. As the head of PR Talent’s Washington, D.C. operation, Julie will leverage that expertise to help clients assess their talent needs and then move quickly to find outstanding talent that matches up with the client’s talent need.
“Washington DC and the Southeast are hot markets with talent demands spanning PR agencies, public affairs shops, associations, government entities and major corporations,” said Dixon. “As an insider, I know that the needs of these organizations are complex, because the communication landscape has never been more complex. I’m excited to be part of the PR Talent team, and to use my resources to benefit clients and candidates.”
Dixon, an alum of UNC Chapel Hill is also a Member of the Board of Advisors Member for UNC’s School of Media and Journalism. She can be reached at JDixon@PRTalent.com .
PR Talent delivers national reach and local insights for clients by establishing PR savvy recruiters in major markets from coast to coast. The firm focuses on full-time and freelance communications talent across all areas of expertise and industries and now has recruiters based in DC, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Minneapolis and Seattle and also handles recruiting in Asia Pacific. PR Talent is headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif. and was founded by Delulio in 1998 after 17 years as a PR professional.