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The Value of Membership

When you join PRSA you join a vibrant network of practitioners, focused on sharing insights and best practices. Our members understand the realities of practicing public relations and offer solutions for all career levels. As the world’s leading advocate for public relations and communications professionals, PRSA represents a diverse cross-section of the industry, including corporate institutions, agencies, independent practitioners, public affairs organizations, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit.

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

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Becoming accredited in public relations (earning your APR) is a mark of professionalism that sets you apart from your PR peers. The standards are high; that’s why the Yankee Chapter is proud that about 33% of our members are accredited. Join us! We offer workshops and the opportunity to join a study group with a proven path to accreditation. Accreditation Committee Co-Chairs Jane Law, APR and Mary Ellen Hettinger, APR are working on a schedule of sessions for 2018 and can help you take the first step.

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

Schell Recognized with new PRSA Award

Robin Schell, APR, Fellow PRSA, was the initial recipient of a new PRSA award, the Sage Award, recognizing a professional for mentorship and inspiring others in public relations and PRSA.

2019 Slate of Chapter Officers

The Yankee chapter board of directors announces the 2019 slate of officers/board members proposed by this year’s Nominating Committee. They will be voted on at the chapter’s annual meeting on November. 1. Meeting details to come soon.

Jobs

Digital Marketing Associate — Catholic Charities New Hampshire

11/26/2018 — Catholic Charities New Hampshire is looking for a full-time Digital Marketing Associate to join our team of dedicated professionals.  At Catholic Charities, we strive to provide person-centered services to strengthen New Hampshire families and build independence.

Account Coordinator — Montagne Communications

11/19/2018 — Northern New England’s leading strategic communications and public relations firm, Montagne Communications, www.montagnecom.com is seeking a full-time strategic communications Account Coordinator.