News

Boston Hosts 2017 PRSA Int’l Conference Oct. 8–10

The PRSA International Conference in Boston will spotlight the intersection of technology and media, and lead the competition by providing unparalleled information, strategies and tools for the new trends impacting the industry — essential to your professional success. This year’s Conference will expand your network with powerful colleague connections and enhance your skill set with the latest best practices.

About YankeePRSA

The Yankee Chapter is composed of approximately 110 public relations professionals who work in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The Yankee Chapter meets every other month for professional development sessions and networking opportunities. Meetings feature seminars, prominent speakers, workshops and discussions on various topics and issues of interest to those who practice public relations. The sessions also provide the opportunity for professionals at all levels to improve and refresh their skills and to meet and converse with colleagues from throughout northern New England.

Programs

 Thinking of Earning Your APR? – Learn More

Is it time to step up your game? Becoming accredited in public relations (the APR) is a mark of distinction and professionalism. The APR demonstrates your mastery of strategic communications and your commitment to the highest standards of ethics and lifelong learning. Yankee Chapter’s Accreditation Committee, Jane Law, APR and Mary Ellen Hettinger, APR invite you to join the 30% accredited members and fellows in our chapter.

PRSA — Advancing the Profession and the Professional

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is the nation’s largest community of public relations and communications professionals. We provide training, set standards of excellence and uphold principles of ethics for the global public relations profession. As a leading voice in the PR industry, we also advocate for greater understanding and adoption of public relations services.

Announcements

Getting Your Boss to ‘Yes’: Gaining Employer Approval to Join PRSA

In today’s economy, we know that you need to justify every expense, including spending time and money to join professional associations and attend events, both in-person and virtual. Follow these step-by-step instructions to gain approval from your management to join PRSA, a community of more than 21,000 public relations professionals.

PRSA Offers Certificate in Reputation Management

PRSA and Reputation Economy Advisors have partnered to provide an eight-week certificate program in reputation management aimed at equipping management-level communicators with industry resources to strengthen their credentials, gain greater credibility, and advance their career.

Jobs

NH Community Relations Manager — IINE

10/17/2017 — The International Institute of New England is seeking a community relations manager who will drive fundraising and community education efforts in Manchester and surrounding communities in New Hampshire. With support from an AmeriCorps member, s/he oversees the volunteer program in our Manchester office and is a member of our development team, which is responsible for raising funds to support IINE’s mission.

Marketing Associate — Yankee Publishing

10/6/2017 — Yankee Publishing is seeking a marketing associate to be responsible for digital advertising programs for Yankee, including client communications, creative development, inventory and delivery management, and performance analysis.