SAN DIEGO–Oster and Associates has announced the addition of Joel Ellazar as its newest team member.
He joins the San Diego-based full-service advertising and public relations agency as a public relations specialist.
Ellazar is a marketing professional who has worked in various industries over the past 20 years ranging from technology to consumer goods and medical to government contracts with companies like Buck Knives and Cosmetic Laser Dermatology. His talent and skills will be a huge asset to the firm and its clients regarding messaging and brand presence.
In his new role at Oster and Associates, he will be responsible for the strategic development and expansion of Oster’s public relations efforts, writing and producing marketing materials, building and maintaining media relationships, social media marketing and developing ties to current and prospective clients with nonprofit organizations.
“We are happy that Joel has joined the Oster family,” said Beverly Oster, president and creative director of Oster and Associates. “He is dedicated to helping our clients do well and we look forward to having his extensive PR experience and valuable professional expertise support our client roster.”
“I am excited to be part of a highly reputable marketing agency that will allow me to continue to build on our clients’ relationships in the media and in the community,” said Ellazar. “With my experience and the great team currently in place at Oster, I am confident that we will continue to be a force in the Southern California community.”
Ellazar holds a master’s in business administration (MBA) with an emphasis in marketing from the Keller Graduate School of Management in San Diego. He is also an alum of Santa Clara University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science. In addition to his many professional accomplishments, Ellazar is a long-time supporter of the Autism Society of San Diego. He also enjoys sports, video games, movies and an occasional comic book.