Marketing Activations & PR Manager
Molly Kalan is the marketing activations and PR manager at Samuels & Associates, where she works with the internal marketing team to support corporate and consumer communication efforts across multiple properties and campaigns. She is also responsible for planning and executing comprehensive and dynamic activations that drive awareness, traffic, and revenue to key developments across the S&A portfolio, with a focus on the redevelopment of 401 Park, formerly Landmark Center.In addition, Molly manages media relations, digital and influencer campaigns, as well as high visibility events, to boost the Samuels & Associates brand as a leading Boston placemaker, tastemaker, and community builder. “I connect to S&A’s mission of creating authentic places that serve and enrich the community. I wanted to join the team responsible for telling this story,” she says.
Molly brings a collaborative work ethic and a background in multimedia storytelling across traditional and digital media to Samuels. Prior to joining S&A, Molly was a senior account executive at InkHouse, an integrated PR, social media, and creative services agency. She is a graduate of Villanova University and holds a Master of Arts in Media Studies from Syracuse University where she taught undergraduate communications students and conducted research on how people express grief online. She has shared her findings at conferences and in publications.
Molly serves on the alumni advisory committee for the executive board of MIT’s Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women, advising the chapter’s VP of Communications. Outside of the office she looks to explore Boston by bike, check out as much live music as possible, and travel to new places.