Clear Seas PR is the digital PROMPT RESPONSE platform of Clear Seas Communications established in the early 1990s by Nancy Aust Strickland. Clear Seas is delighted that Sarah Pittman Allred, after a nine-year absence, has rejoined Clear Seas PR as Senior Vice President.
Sarah Pittman Allred has extensive expertise in project management, marketing-communications and public engagement across many disciplines including government contracting, global brands and businesses, not-for-profits and emerging markets and small businesses. She has built and directed national platforms for consumer-facing brands, retailers and causes delivering measurable benefits, building market share and awareness among target constituencies.
For almost 20 years Sarah has led a geographically dispersed workforce and managed special and activation events across the United States in major cities and remote locations. With a keen appreciation of how consumers, media and brands interact, she has been tremendously successful at the nexus of strategic communications and public engagement. From $50 million corporate social responsibility initiatives and gala benefits raising $3 million to volunteerism programs delivering $5 million in in-kind manpower services, Sarah has cultivated relationships and inspired teams to do good. She is a respected voice and advocate among stakeholders in the outdoor recreation and conservation arena.
A proven leader, Sarah’s passion to help businesses succeed is manifest in work with start-ups, local-grown small businesses, and new product market introductions. She has managed the full life-cycle of multi-year contracts with budgets upwards of $4 million. She has represented global brands including Lipton Tea, “all” and Snuggle fabric care brands and Coca-Cola as well as hospitality and destination venues and industrial companies.
As an entrepreneur, Sarah has managed day-to-day operations, HR and charted a revenue path for growth. She appreciates the challenges and opportunities of growth, compliance, projections, revenue and reputation. With that she works tirelessly to help companies assess, evaluate and fine-tune business, sales, marketing and communications plans.
A graduate of the College of Charleston, Sarah is a South Carolina Gamecock enthusiast, an inspired chef and the mother of Millie. She resides in Charleston, South Carolina.
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