We are excited to announce the hiring of Jessica Cummings as Account Coordinator. In her new role, Cummings will be responsible for supporting R&J’s account management team by contributing to strategic planning, executing effective communications strategies, servicing client accounts and building on the agency’s strong media relations practice.
After joining R&J in September 2017 as a Public Relations Intern, Cummings excelled in all facets of the position and demonstrated strong writing skills, through which she has already made numerous contributions to R&J and its clients.
“Jess has proven to be a very valuable contributor to our continued success and projected growth,” said John Lonsdorf, President of R&J. “Her drive and excellent written communication skills make her an asset to the team, and we look forward to her expanding upon her education and diverse skillset in this new role, while also making a difference for R&J and its clients.”
Prior to joining R&J, she held the role of Public Relations Intern for Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications in Nyack, N.Y., where she contributed to a variety of lifestyle and travel accounts.
A resident of Pequannock, N.J., Cummings graduated magna cum laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a minor in International Business. During her time at Ramapo, she was a member of both the Ramapo College Honors Program and Lambda Pi Eta, the Communication Studies honor society. Cummings also held executive, editorial, and event coordinating roles as a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma.