Statements is a Seattle-based consultancy that specializes in messaging and engagement — an authentic approach to building reputation equity. We offer practical, goal-oriented services that help define, connect and message your brand with key audiences.
Storytelling tools that equip you and your team to advance your ideas.
Mobilizing audiences and networks to influence impact
Guidance to establish and present your brand with authenticity and intent.
Co-creation workshops, brainstorming facilitation, and team training.
Define yourself – before others do it for you.
Statements believes great reputations demand great intention. We follow a practical 3-phase model to pinpoint communications breakdowns, leverage communications resources more effectively, and create the best chance of receptivity. We conclude a project with foundational tools that inform and guide all subsequent communications efforts.
STEP 1 DEFINE
We help you take control and define your goals and your identity before others do it for you.
STEP 2 CONNECT
We analyze perception and insights to create resonance, and streamline outreach efforts.
STEP 3 MESSAGE
We develop foundational messaging to help you describe, deflect and advance your priorities.
HELPING OTHERS SEE
WHAT YOU ARE ALL ABOUT
Statements works with organizations and executives who want to define and share an authentic identity with others, as well as those who hope to transition or evolve their reputations. We have experience working with a wide range of clients to answer and articulate fundamental aspects of their stories.
MEET YOUR ADVISOR
At Statements, I see my role as your trusted advisor using my outside perspective and experience to help clients solve problems and make smart decisions. I tap into a wide network of advisors to ensure you have world-class specialists consulting on your project.
FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Erin Dobson is a communications advisor with three decades of experience in executive communications and leadership. She is founder and CEO of Statements Strategy, Inc., a Seattle-based consulting firm specializing in messaging and engagement strategy. She works closely with high-profile companies and influencers to define, connect and message their story, mission and thought leadership platform.
Erin has led media relations, public affairs, and crisis communications for major brands like The Coca-Cola Company and Nike Inc., the family offices of Paul G. Allen and Melinda Gates, and managed strategic partnerships with the World Economic Forum, TED, World Bank and the White House. Erin has a wealth of experience working with highly intelligent, hyper-focused leaders, including iconic company founders, U.S. Presidents, Presidential candidates, Governors, Senators, several Congressmen and countless CEOs.
Erin also served as a strategic consultant to Baird’s International, a global communications network, and Context Partners, a community design firm. She has a degree in television and journalism from Baylor University.
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