Are you our next fabulous fall Intern?

Intesa is looking for a well-written, thoughtful, and proactive self-starter who is embarrassingly well organized. [San Diego, CA] Intesa Communications Group is a full-service, communications, digital, and government relations shop located in fabulous Hillcrest – and we are hiring a Fall 2016 intern. Intesa’s internship program offers students the opportunity to learn and develop the skills […]

Faulconer appoints Kilkenny to Civic San Diego board

Intesa partner and public affairs strategist Maddy Kilkenny has been appointed by San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to the Civic San Diego board of directors. Civic San Diego is a nonprofit, public-benefit corporation created by the City of San Diego to engage in economic development, land use and permitting services for downtown San Diego, and project […]

Lockheed Martin / National Science Foundation

In Winter 2016, Intesa client Lockheed Martin/The National Science Foundation launched the Future USAP news and resources website. The mobile-friendly, secure, and easy to navigate site serves as a primary communications vehicle for the Future USAP program, providing project updates, engaging relevant stakeholder communities, and answering questions about the project & process. Logo Development In addition to Future […]

[Gallery] Intesa House 2016

On June 8, Intesa Communications Group welcomed 100 of our favorite people to visit our new San Diego office, located in fabulous Hillcrest. The event was catered by Urban Kitchen, and featured local craft brews. It was a great night! Photography by Ashley DuChene.

Kilkenny joins Intesa as partner, Morse promoted to director of digital strategy

SAN DIEGO — Maddy Kilkenny has joined Intesa Communications Group as a partner, and as a founder of the full-service public relations firm’s new lobby practice representing client government relations interests across the greater San Diego Region. Kilkenny brings more than 15 years of experience to the role, managing day-to-day client activities and developing and […]

South Pacific Tuna Corporation

The Intesa team led South Pacific Tuna Corporation’s website redesign project. The site now is responsive to mobile devices and optimized for enhanced search engine performance. The Intesa team also serves as a media relations resource and spokesperson for the company, including during the South Pacific Tuna Treaty negotiations of 2015 and 2016. Related Media State Dept. […]

CP Kelco | Water Efficiency Workshop

On October 8, 2015, more than 40 San Diego-based sustainability engineers and managers attended the Industrial Water Efficiency Workshop, sponsored by CP Kelco. The event provided San Diego’s industrial water users a forum to share best management practices, policies and “blue sky” solutions for water conservation, in the face of California’s historic drought.  One year later, […]

Stop “moving the needle.”

Not a week goes by that I do not hear a non-profit leader use the phrase “move the needle” to describe their organization’s current programming goals and deliverables. Non-profits often wrestle with how to get the talk right about their mission and goals, and the overall effect their work has on the community. The struggle to answer […]

ACE Awareness Foundation and Task Force

In 2014, Intesa was tapped to lead the start-up communications planning, launch strategy, and vendor selection process for the ACE Task Force of Shelby County. This group of 40+ Memphis, TN, leaders uses Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Survey data to reframe the community conversation around the universal and harmful nature of childhood traumatic experiences. Building on the latest available brain […]

How to happily engage a PR partner

Your to-do list is full of “priorities.” From paper, to pixels and people — the projects keep piling up, but there are only so many hours in a day. An effective communications project manager can take work off your plate while keeping your directors delighted and your to-do list clear. If engaging a communications or design firm […]