By Karine Shamlian
Clean Markets’ Ben Block was recently featured among the “young people who are the next great communicators in Philadelphia.” A communications edition of the Who’s Next series, produced by local news organization Billy Penn, profiled up-and-coming professionals in the Philadelphia area who are “some of the most dynamic people under 40 working to shape Philadelphia every day.”
Read below for the profile of Ben and be sure to check out the full list of public relations officials, advertising executives and communications experts featured by Billy Penn.
Marketing and Communications Manager at Clean Markets
30 years old
Block manages public relations and marketing campaigns for Clean Markets, a leading clean energy marketing firm with a focus on promoting utility and state energy-efficiency programs across the Mid-Atlantic region. Day-to-day, he’s developing thought-leadership content, marketing collateral and advertising that promotes benefits for businesses and homeowners who invest in energy-saving technologies and solutions. By publishing dozens of articles in newspapers, magazines and trade publications, Clean Markets has become a leader in content marketing, especially within the clean energy sector. He says his job at Clean Markets is to help utilities and governments market their clean energy programs. Block is also a mentor for Mighty Writers and a Fulbright Scholar. He formerly managed communications on behalf of VCS, an organization setting international standards to address climate change, and for the premier sustainability think tank Worldwatch Institute.
Karine Shamlian is a Marketing Director for Clean Markets. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.