Founded in 2000, Southfield-based Airfoil has a need for speed. Much as their name implies, this homegrown public relations firm has built their reputation on velocity, working with both national and local companies to rapidly create awareness, credibility, and reputation by communicating to the audiences that matter most: media, analysts, customers and employees.
But speed also describes the company's ascent. Considered America's second fastest growing independent agency, Airfoil employs 50 professionals in their Southfield office and have added 13 positions this year alone. Those most recently hired have covered the full spectrum of placement; from entry level to senior staff. The firm's recent West Coast office has also seen growth.
Offering a full range of public relations services and supported by topnotch research and editorial departments, Airfoil is ranked 9th among O'Dwyer's top 50 technology PR firms, designated by the Holmes Report as a Top PR Firm to Work For and has been selected by Crain Communications as a Small Business of the Year and one of its Best Places to Work, as well as one of Michigan's 50 Companies to Watch.
From leaders to innovators to disruptors, Airfoil's local and national client list is as ecclectic as it is elite. They represent some of the world's most prominent technology, consumer, automotive and healthcare companies. Signature clients include Microsoft, Best Buy, eBay and PayPal.
What kind of job candidate does Airfoil look for? They call them “Higher Thinkers,” professionals who strive for more and seek out opportunities and challenges to contribute to a high-performance organization. Creative, unconventional and thorough, they look for people who stand out in a crowd but know how to operate within a team.
Against expectation, Airfoil has built one of the leading tech PR firms in the nation and almost all from their humble headquarters in Southeast Michigan.
Wanna know more about how they think? Check out the Airfoil blog here.