R&J Public Relations, LLC, a leading, brand-building public relations firm based in Bridgewater, N.J., has announced the promotion of Melissa Hoistion to the position of Account Supervisor. Hoistion has been with R&J since 2011 and most recently held the title of Senior Account Executive. In her new position, Hoistion will continue to lead the agency’s technology/consumer products account team as she assumes additional client service responsibilities within the agency.
A seasoned professional, Hoistion honed her skills at both Manhattan and New Jersey-based agencies before joining R&J, and has worked in a broad range of categories, including sports, travel, music and technology. During her tenure at R&J, Hoistion has spearheaded numerous strategic and promotional programs and activities focused in both traditional media and digital communication, including product launches, corporate reputation management and publicity and trade show programs.
“We are committed to, and work diligently to retain the best and brightest public relations talent available, and Melissa is a shining example of that philosophy,” said John Lonsdorf, President of R&J Public Relations. “Melissa has done an exceptional job at leading our consumer products team and has consistently shown her commitment to our agency’s 5-star client service standard. We look forward to her continued success at R&J as she takes on greater strategic responsibilities.”
A resident of Bridgewater, N.J., Hoistion received her B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from the State University of New York College at Oswego.