Our Agency

The Skills Group – to the

  • Your full-service-communication agency
  • Owner-managed from 1984-2023, since 2023 partner-managed
  • Specializing in sensitive and complex issues, corporate & institutional communications, reputation management, crisis communication, change management
  • Customer service as a “matter for the boss”: every customer is looked after by a Managing Partner
  • Top 5 Agency in Austria (HORIZONT Agency PR-Ranking)

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Managing Directors & Partners


  • 1984: Foundation of the agency “Skills in Public Relations” by Renate Skoff and Paul M. Sills
  • 1997: Foundation of the agency for online communication “Short Cut Internet Marketing” by Stefan Bachleitner, Jürgen H. Gangoly and Edward Strasser
  • 2000: merger of the two agencies to form The Skills Group
  • 2019: The Skills Group übernimmt Digitalagentur datenwerk

The Skills Group in figures

  • annual fee income approx. 3.6 million euros
  • 22 staff
  • around 50 clients
  • 24/7 availability in case of crisis
  • more than 350 press releases last year
  • 4 languages
  • 3,102 litres (13,111 cups) of coffee per year

What else makes us special? This way please …