Jessica Bayer

Managing Partner, Corporate Affairs and Communications

Jessica serves as the Managing Partner of DHR’s Corporate Affairs and Communications Practice, based in Washington, D.C. With a strong, global network and experience leading C-level searches within the communications space, Jessica develops and maintains strong relationships with industry leaders, understands the evolving nature of agencies and is a trusted advisor to her clients.

Prior to joining DHR, Jessica served more than five years as an Executive Director at a communications executive search firm. Earlier in her career, Jessica was Vice President of U.S. Talent Acquisitions with one of the top 10 public relations agencies. She led senior-level recruitment across the agency’s corporate, financial, technology, healthcare, consumer, brand marketing and brand marketing and digital practices. Jessica began her search career as senior recruiter with a multinational communication and public relations firm, where she developed business and recruitment strategies.

Jessica has a demonstrated history of recruiting across industries for public relations, communications and marketing roles. Her focus is on corporate communications, consumer and brand marketing, investor relations, talent marketing, media relations, internal communications, public affairs, corporate social responsibility, technology communications, healthcare communications, financial communications, crisis communications, social and digital.

She graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in business administration.