NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RF|Binder, the New York City-based integrated public relations and marketing communications agency, has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in New York City" for 2012 by Crain's New York Business magazine.
Winners are chosen based on employees' responses to a survey about the organization's leadership, planning, benefits, culture, training and development as well as overall employee satisfaction while also including input from the company's business partners.
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by Crain's New York Business and our employees as one of the best places to work in New York City, home to some of the largest and most respected companies in the world," said Amy Binder, CEO of RF|Binder.
"We were founded on the belief that the success of our business would be rooted in our team. We have created a culture that supports and encourages passion, creativity and commitment of our people. Feeling part of the team and working seamlessly across disciplines and offices is critical to our process. We have an outstanding team that enjoys working together and consequently brings some of the best thinking in the business to our clients' challenges," she added.
Since its founding, RF|Binder has been enhancing a multi-pronged program focused on creating a unique company culture. The program was developed to involve many facets of the working environment and includes a range of initiatives from creating an employee-run charitable program, "RF|Binder Cares" to putting in place a tuition reimbursement program offering training and development in key areas of business (from business and marketing education – including MBA programs – to graphic design to wine making and nutrition) to launching a wellness initiative aimed at helping employees lead a more balanced and healthy lifestyle (including team walking competitions, healthy cooking classes, trainer-led workshops for exercising at your desk) to weekly Friday afternoon happy hours in its kitchen which has wine and beer on tap.
On November 30, Crain's New York Business will unveil the 2012 Best Places to Work in New York City numeric rankings and RF|Binder, along with the other companies that made the list, will be profiled in the December 3rd issue of the magazine.
RF|Binder is a New York-based integrated public relations and marketing communications agency. We provide communications counsel, strategy and programming for corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Our senior team draws on its extensive experience to assist clients in managing the issues and challenges that emerge when the interests of the public, private sector and government converge. RF|Binder's highly disciplined creative process results in the kind of breakthrough thinking that separates good work from great work. In addition to the agency's New York City headquarters, RF|Binder has an office in Boston as well as bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and South Florida.