Molly Parsley

Molly Parsley

Director of Marketing/PR at Pereira & O'Dell

San Francisco, United States
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Summary

Molly Parsley is currently the Director of Corporate Communications at San Francisco-based ad agency Pereira & O'Dell. The agency is owned by Brazilian firm Grupo ABC, ranked 18th among the biggest Marketing Communications groups worldwide by Advertising Age (April 2012). Among the Pereira & O'Dell client roster are Skype, BevMo, Mattel, Corona, Intel, and Henkel. The agency was named AdAge’s "Small Agency of the Year", based on the company’s business performance, impact on clients’ businesses as well as industry leadership and innovation. The agency has also been featured in the SF Business Times "Best Places to Work" as well as 7x7’s “Hot 20”, a list of San Francisco companies who are making their mark on the city. Most recently, the agency was named to both AdAge and Creativity's A-Lists. 

People I worked with

PJ Pereira
Chief Creative Officer
Pereira & O'Dell
Joshua Brandau
Business Development Manager
Brandau Marketing, Inc.
Collin Kriner
Other
Pereira & O'Dell
Russell Nadler
Business Director
Pereira & O'Dell
Jeff Ferro
VP Production
Pereira & O'Dell

Positions

Director of Marketing/PR

Pereira & O'Dell
San Francisco, United States
Molly Parsley is the Marketing and Communications Director at the international advertising agency, Pereira & O'Dell. The firm was recently named to both AdAge and Creativity’s 2013 A-Lists based on the company’s business performance, impact on clients’ businesses as well as industry leadership and innovation. Among the Pereira & O'Dell client roster are Airbnb, Skype, Mattel, Intel, BevMo, Fox Sports 1 and Henkel North America. The agency was named AdAge’s 2010 "Small Agency of the Year” and has been featured in the SF Business Times "Best Places to Work" as well as 7x7’s “Hot 20”, a list of San Francisco companies who are making their mark on the city. In June 2013, Pereira & O'Dell received an Emmy and three Grand Prixs for "The Beauty Inside", a social film presented by Intel and Toshiba.
Previously, Molly was the Marketing/PR Director at AKQA. Her efforts during her five year tenure facilitated many of the agency's accolades including “Agency of the Year” wins from AdAge, Adweek, OMMA and SHOOT Magazines as well as Creativity's first-ever Interactive Agency of the Year. AKQA was also named in Fast Company's "Fast 50", featuring the world's 50 most innovative companies.
Prior to AKQA, Molly was the Marketing & PR Manager at internet advertising firm Lot21 building Lot21’s solid reputation in emerging technologies. When Lot21 was acquired by Carat in January 2002, she then re-positioned the agency’s unique combination of media and creative capabilities.
PR News named Parsley one of “15 to Watch” for making significant strides in PR for the online marketing industry and also contributed to the launch of SF BIG as the association’s original Communications Chair. Molly started her career in 1996 at USWeb and is a graduate of Indiana University's School of Journalism.
Molly is a native of Louisville, KY, which is pronounced locally as [ˈluːǝvǝl] (listen: http://bit.ly/OYE7aW). 

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AKQA
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