At Dix & Eaton, our mission is to leverage the power of communications to boost client performance and provide the work, environment and opportunities that attract, energize and retain exceptional people.  We maintain, and measure ourselves against, high standards for all levels of our organization – from our newest, most junior staff members to our leadership committee and executive committee.  As we recognize that people are our greatest asset, Dix & Eaton provides support in a number of key areas:

Professional Development

  • Support for our people to participate in professional development and networking organizations such as:
    • Leadership Cleveland, Leadership Akron and Cleveland Bridge Builders
    • Engage! Cleveland 
    • Young Presidents’ Organization, The Presidents’ Council and In Counsel with Women
    • Corporate Sustainability Network
  • Active participation in key communications industry associations, including:
    • Public Relations Society of America and Council of Public Relations Firms
    • National Investor Relations Institute
    • Society for Corporate Governance 
    • American Marketing Association and American Advertising Federation-Cleveland
    • American Institute of Graphic Arts

Skill Building

  • D&E University, which provides monthly in-depth sessions for the entire staff on targeted subjects related to communications programs and best practices
  • Digital College, which focuses our team on leading-edge digital and social media strategy, execution and analytics
  • D&E Reverse Mentor Program, which takes advantage of the embedded knowledge of our people and leverages that insight with senior staff to elevate expertise in areas such as B2B social media and content marketing


  • Engagement with local universities to develop the next generation of public relations talent
  • Robust internship program and opportunities for professional growth for all employees

Health & Wellness

  • A safe and healthy working environment that supports people with health care coverage, employee assistance programs and wellness campaigns
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Availability of sit/stand desk options for staff members
  • Complimentary fruit, granola bars and beverages available at all times in our central café

 Gender Diversity

  • Committed to developing the next generation of leaders, both men and women, to achieve their highest potential
  • Women currently comprise approximately 60 percent of our full-time staff, and about 45 percent of our officers and executive team