Hawthorne’s approach to communications is built on a commitment to results and measurement. We bring the best mix of traditional and innovative communications techniques to help clients achieve their business goals. We don’t deliver formulaic tactics, we deliver customized programs. Working at Hawthorne provides the experience of a big public relations firm with daily engagement from senior team members to help you achieve your career goals. Hawthorne offers a flexible working environment, competitive salary, a full benefit package including profit-sharing, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability.


Employee Health Insurance

All full-time employees are offered competitive medical, vision and dental insurance coverage options. Hawthorne pays 90% of the cost of the plan.


All full-time, salaried Hawthorne employees are offered the opportunity to participate in the firm’s 401(k). Employees may elect to contribute to the plan; the company makes an automatic contribution for each employee.

Holiday Pay and Vacation

Hawthorne observes paid holidays each year. On top of that, all team members are eligible for competitive vacation leave benefits.

Professional Development and Technology Support

Employees are reimbursed up to $2,000 for professional development opportunities and technology support.

Short-Term Disability

Full-time employees who are unable to work due to illness, pregnancy or injury are eligible for short-term disability compensation.

Sick Leave

All full-time and part-time employees accrue sick leave from the date of hire. Sick leave may be used for an employee’s personal illness, well-care, and medical and dental appointments.

Hawthorne Values

We strive to incorporate our values in all that we do. Keeping client relationships and work environment at top of mind, the following commitments serve as the backbone of Hawthorne’s mission:

Be reliable, dependable, respectable.

Strive to achieve the best possible outcome. 

Foster an open, collaborative environment.

Learn from each other and be approachable. Share expertise and accept feedback.

Take the Initiative.

Don’t wait for the client or your team to ask. Do what you can. Raise your hand.

Own your responsibilities.

Don’t leave clients or colleagues wondering. Anticipating what comes next.

Communicate deadlines.

Be realistic about expectations. Adapt to change.  

Always push yourself.

Learn new things, take on new challenges. Never stop growing. 

Be known for smart, dynamic solutions.

It’s not who you know, but what you deliver. 

Be representative of society.

Our team, our work, our outcomes. Embrace diverse perspectives.

Always deliver smart, thoughtful solutions.

Focus first on the client’s needs. Be the problem solver.

Pursue diverse, challenging and meaningful work.

Have a singular focus on delivering results for our clients. 

Strive to be a leader in our communities.

Be known for provocative ideas and thoughtful discussion.  

Appreciate and recognize that success is shared.

It comes from our clients and teammates.

Seek balance in all that we do.

Value your colleagues as friends.

Work and fun are not mutually exclusive.

Interested in working with the Hawthorne team?

Send your resume and cover letter to info@hawthornestrategy.com today.