Strategic Communications

Cocker Fennessy is expert at distilling complex concepts and projects to make them understandable, compelling and believable. Strategic communications include planning, message development, smart tactical approaches and identifying the right spokesperson to tell the right story, at the right time in the right way.

 

Results

Provided strategy, research and outreach regarding a ballot measure to form a regional fire authority.  The measure passed with 63 percent support.

Provided strategy, research and outreach regarding a ballot measure to form a regional fire authority. 

The measure passed with 63 percent support.

Gathered feedback from diverse stakeholders who have an interest in or would be affected by changes to rent policies, and provided strategic advice. Our research explored people’s knowledge and beliefs about affordable housing, opinions, and attitudes toward SHA and reactions to potential policy concepts.  We collaborated with other outreach specialists and advised SHA on outreach and media efforts, including message and material development, engagement approaches and tools for reaching diverse populations.

Gathered feedback from diverse stakeholders who have an interest in or would be affected by changes to rent policies, and provided strategic advice. Our research explored people’s knowledge and beliefs about affordable housing, opinions, and attitudes toward SHA and reactions to potential policy concepts. 

We collaborated with other outreach specialists and advised SHA on outreach and media efforts, including message and material development, engagement approaches and tools for reaching diverse populations.

Involved in regional transit planning issues stretching back to the ST ballot measure in 1996. We helped name and brand the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority as “Sound Transit” and the lines of business–Link, Sounder, and ST Express.  As an on-call strategic communications advisor to Sound Transit, Cocker Fennessy created specific work scopes on every project to leverage Sound Transit staff and resources, and use Cocker Fennessy staff to add value on strategic planning, community and stakeholder outreach, cost-effective database creation and research projects.

Involved in regional transit planning issues stretching back to the ST ballot measure in 1996. We helped name and brand the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority as “Sound Transit” and the lines of business–Link, Sounder, and ST Express. 

As an on-call strategic communications advisor to Sound Transit, Cocker Fennessy created specific work scopes on every project to leverage Sound Transit staff and resources, and use Cocker Fennessy staff to add value on strategic planning, community and stakeholder outreach, cost-effective database creation and research projects.

Helped organize and support a business, labor and government coalition to support Boeing’s bid for the U.S. Air Force Refueling Tanker, and to support assembly of the 737 Max, the 777X and the P-8 in the Pacific Northwest. We named the efforts (Washington Aerospace Partnership; Tanker 2010); developed a logo; and prepared and implemented a communications plan.

Helped organize and support a business, labor and government coalition to support Boeing’s bid for the U.S. Air Force Refueling Tanker, and to support assembly of the 737 Max, the 777X and the P-8 in the Pacific Northwest.

We named the efforts (Washington Aerospace Partnership; Tanker 2010); developed a logo; and prepared and implemented a communications plan.