Intesa values: when we’re with you, we’re WITH you.

In the strategic communications field, there’s a difference between a public relations or public affairs rules enforcer, and a true professional partner. In our experience, that difference is usually revealed in work approach and product, ethics, and ultimately, the client experience. Author David Maister defines true professionalism as “believing passionately in what you do, never […]

Come join our team as a PR account manager

Hey there, job seeker. Intesa Communications Group, LLC, is a strategic communications and government relations firm, offering digitally- and politically-savvy reputation management and public affairs counsel to clients we believe in. You can surf around our website to learn more about our clients, accolades, and work approach. Our award-winning team provides local and national leaders with […]

San Diego State University | Sophomore Success Program

San Diego State University is home to 36,000 students, nationally recognized undergraduate and master’s programs, hall-of-fame athletes…and methodical project managers. When a new policy, program, or community project is in the works, SDSU staff dots every “i” and crosses every “t.” Turns out, they are just as serious about their communications and community relations efforts. In […]

Newman honored among SDBJ’s 2017 Business Women of the Year

SAN DIEGO — Margie Newman, founder and managing partner of Intesa Communications Group, has been named among San Diego Business Journal’s 2017 “Business Women of the Year” for her notable contributions to the San Diego community. She was recognized as a finalist at a luncheon at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront on November 15. The […]

Alliance for Early Success | strategic messaging workshop

The Alliance for Early Success is one of the nation’s most experienced and trusted names in early childhood policy. The non-profit brings state, national, and funding partners together to improve state policies for children, birth through age eight. In November 2017, their annual Partner Summit convened more than 200 advocates, researchers, and policy-change technical experts in […]

Intesa further boosts government affairs expertise with addition of Haley Peterson

Intesa Communications Group today welcomed former County of San Diego staffer Haley Peterson to its team, further strengthening its government relations and community affairs bench. Before joining Intesa as an Account Manager, Haley was a trusted policy advisor to County Supervisor Bill Horn, serving as his Director of Community Affairs for six years. She also […]

South Bay Community Services

South Bay Community Services (SBCS) is one of San Diego’s largest non-profit providers of social services, education, and community development programs for youth and families. Since their beginnings in 1971, SBCS has grown to an organization with more than 500 employees, serving thousands of children and families in need throughout San Diego. In 2017, Intesa […]

Strategic Communications 101

The definition of “strategic communications” depends on who you ask and what your needs are. Intesa clients experience a tailored strategic communications plan based on their business goals and the crisis or opportunity at hand. From media relations strategy and community outreach, to elected official engagement, digital presence, and more, the blueprint to any successful […]

Now hiring Summer and Fall interns!

Intesa is looking for well-written, thoughtful, and proactive self-starters who are embarrassingly well organized. [San Diego, CA] Intesa Communications Group is a communications and government relations shop located in fabulous Hillcrest – and we currently on the lookout for Summer and Fall 2017 interns. Intesa’s internship program offers students the opportunity to learn and develop the […]

Seth Patton: Intesa internship provided “PR” perspective, local connection

Point Loma University senior, and award-winning political science researcher and presenter, Seth Patton, is Intesa’s current intern and all-around delightful person. We asked him to share a little bit about his intern experience with us for the blog before he leaves us next month. Although we will miss his positive attitude, writing skills, and thoughtful approach to client service, we are […]