Ken Jacobs, CPC

Principal, Jacobs Communications Consulting, and Jacobs Executive Coaching

Greater New York City Area
Professional Training & Coaching

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Ken Jacobs, CPC's Overview

  • Owner/Principal at Jacobs Communications Consulting, Jacobs Executive Coaching
  • Adjunct Instructor at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, Advertising Marketing Communications Department at Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Executive VIce President at Lippe Taylor
  • Executive Vice President/General Manager at Maloney & Fox
  • Snr VP/ EVP-Consumer at Marina Maher Communications
  • Executive VP/Senior Managing Director-Consumer at Ogilvy Adams & RInehart
  • Senior Vice President at Ogilvy & Mather PR
  • AAE through Senior VP at Dudley-Anderson-Yutzy

500+ connections


Ken Jacobs, CPC's Summary

I'm the principal of two companies, serving two different audiences:

Jacobs Executive Coaching helps executives and managers at corporations and companies empower themselves to become more skilled, insightful, inspiring, and effective leaders, to achieve breakthrough results, and meet and surpass their career, organizational and personal goals.

Jacobs Communications Consulting, LLC helps public relations and communications agencies grow business, and enhance staff performance, communications, and leadership skills.

We do so via consulting, training and coaching. Jacobs Communications Consulting advises on agency business development plans, agency marketing-engagement-communications campaigns, and prospect client proposals and presentations; consults on agency structure and profitability; offers leadership, communications and management skills, and business development workshops; designs agency training programs, and facilitates idea-generation sessions.

Training programs include "Five-Star Client Service," "Managing Up," "Managing and Motivating Your Teams," "Managing Difficult Clients," "From Manager to Leader," "Account Supervisors Boot Camp," "The Art & Science Of Effective Delegation," and "Having Difficult Conversations," among others.

In addition, Jacobs Communications Consulting offers coaching to PR executives and teams.

Specialties: Executive Coaching, Consulting, Training, Business Development, Agency Management, Staff Retention, Professional Development, Agency Marketing, New Business, and Improving Staff Performance in Client Service, Leadership, and Communications Skills

Ken Jacobs, CPC's Experience


Jacobs Communications Consulting, Jacobs Executive Coaching

January 2007Present (7 years 9 months)

Helps public relations and communications grow business, and improve staff performance, communications and leadership skills. Assists these organizations to accelerate business growth by consulting on new business proposals and presentations, counseling on agency business plans and marketing campaigns, leading workshops on expanding business from existing clients, and facilitating idea generation sessions. Help agencies meet their goals via consulting, training, and coaching.

Adjunct Instructor

New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies

May 2009December 2010 (1 year 8 months)

Adjunct Professor, Advertising Marketing Communications Department

Fashion Institute of Technology

August 2007May 2010 (2 years 10 months)

Executive VIce President

Lippe Taylor

20052006 (1 year)

Executive Vice President/General Manager

Maloney & Fox

September 2003April 2005 (1 year 8 months)

Snr VP/ EVP-Consumer

Marina Maher Communications

January 1994February 2003 (9 years 2 months)

Executive VP/Senior Managing Director-Consumer

Ogilvy Adams & RInehart

19911993 (2 years)

Senior Vice President

Ogilvy & Mather PR

19871991 (4 years)

AAE through Senior VP


19791987 (8 years)

Ken Jacobs, CPC's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Mentor

      Public Relations Society of America, New York chapter
      January 2010 present (4 years 9 months)

      I mentor new public relations and communications professionals.

Ken Jacobs, CPC's Certifications

  • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)

    • iPEC Coaching
    • August 2014
  • Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner

    • iPEC Coaching
    • June 2014

Ken Jacobs, CPC's Skills & Expertise

  1. Coaching
  2. Training
  3. Public Speaking
  4. Public Relations
  5. Business Development
  6. Leadership
  7. New Business Development
  8. Consulting
  9. Business Coaching
  10. Strategy
  11. Communication Training
  12. Proposal Writing
  13. Marketing
  14. Social Media
  15. Marketing Strategy
  16. Program Management
  17. Performance Management
  18. Management
  19. Strategic Communications
  20. Executive Coaching
  21. Mentoring
  22. Staff Development
  23. Account Management
  24. Business Planning
  25. Message Development
  26. Team Building
  27. Social Media Marketing
  28. Leadership Development
  29. Social Networking
  30. Marketing Communications
  31. Organizational Development
  32. Key Account Management
  33. Thought Leadership
  34. Business Strategy
  35. Client Services
  36. Staff Retention
  37. Leadership Development Coaching
  38. Team Leadership
  39. Management Consulting
  40. Client Service

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Ken Jacobs, CPC's Education

Syracuse University


Roosevelt High School, Yonkers, NY


Walt Whitman Junior High School


Ken Jacobs, CPC's Additional Information


Executive Coaching, Leadership, Management, Consulting, Leadership Training, Public Relations/Communications Training, Management, Employee Retention, Creative Session Facilitation, PR Agency Growth, PR Account Profitability,

Groups and Associations:

Counselor's Academy, PRSA NY, PRSA NJ, The Worldcom Group, PRSA, Linked In Marketing and PR Innovators

Honors and Awards:

SABRE, PRSA Silver Anvil, PRSA-NY Big Apple, PRSA-NY Best of the Apple, IABC, Mercury

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