Mission-Driven Marketing for the Public Sector: RIVA Solutions’ Way

by Alex Love

RIVA

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Meet Alex Love

Meet Alex Love - Vice President of Marketing and Communications @ RIVA Solutions

Alex Love is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications at RIVA Solutions, an experienced Prime contractor providing digital transformation to the public sector.

With over 15 years of marketing experience in the public and private sectors, Alex Love is a trusted leader in public sector marketing, communications, events, and employee engagement.

She started her marketing career working at a nonprofit writing grant applications while dabbling in social media.

Before joining RIVA, Alex was the Head of Marketing at The Clearing.

At RIVA Solutions, Alex built the marketing function from the ground up over the past four years. She leads a marketing team that handles all external marketing, internal communications, and employee engagement events

Her marketing approach is grounded in research, storytelling, and engagement. She believes that effective public sector marketing requires a deep understanding of the target audience, a compelling narrative that connects with their mission and aspirations, and a variety of channels and tactics to reach them.

Check out Alex Love's thoughts on content marketing

When it comes to creating engagement using marketing, Alex shares:

"To achieve business objectives, marketing and sales must operate not just in alignment, but as integrated partners. At RIVA Solutions, our BD team plays a crucial role by providing marketing with essential customer insights. By sharing real-time feedback and market intelligence, sales enables marketing to refine strategies and tailor communications."

She also shares about how to keep your brand fresh over time:

"To keep a brand fresh over time, it's crucial to stay attuned to both the evolution of the market and the shifting needs of your customers. At RIVA Solutions, we engage in continuous dialogue with our stakeholders and incorporate their feedback into our branding strategies. We also prioritize innovation, not just in our services, but in how we communicate our value to the market. By blending emerging trends with our core values, we ensure that our brand remains relevant and dynamic."

Alex explains how marketers can tap into the power of AI and become more effective in marketing:

"Marketers aiming to leverage AI effectively should focus on automating manual tasks and enhancing creative processes. By deploying AI for tasks like data entry, analysis, and routine communications, teams can free up valuable time to focus on strategic and creative work. Additionally, AI can be invaluable in generating rough drafts and brainstorming campaign ideas, providing a base that can be refined and personalized."

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