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News

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2016!

We are an interesting breed – public relations professionals. Our natural affinity for communicating, whether in print, on line, on camera or in person, means that we are sought after to tell the stories that connect people. We connect customers with needed services, donors with worthy causes, legislators with key constituents, businesses with important partnerships, and the list goes on.

About YankeePRSA

The Yankee Chapter is comprised of approximately 130 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

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Join PRSA in February and Get a Free Chapter Membership

Receive a FREE One-Year Chapter Membership, When You Join PRSA National With Promo Code FEB16!

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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.

Announcements

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Enriching Public Relations Professionalism & Accreditation

Are you seeking more depth in your public relations career, want to expand your knowledge, or consider seeking accreditation? If so, please join us February 11 at 4:00 pm at New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, 32 Constitution Drive, Bedford, NH for “Enriching PR Professionalism & Accreditation.”

International PRSA Awards Have a Strong Tie to Yankee Chapter

Yankee Chapter’s own Stacey Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA, and senior counsel and partner at Jackson Jackson and Wagner (JJ&W) gave out one of two awards at the PRSA International Conference in Atlanta with ties to the late Patrick Jackson, APR, Fellow PRSA. Jackson, who founded the New Hampshire-based behavioral public relations firm JJ&W, was a highly-respected and nationally sought out visionary in the PR field.

Jobs

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Marketing Manager — The Capitol Center for the Arts

2/5/2016 — The Capitol Center for the Arts, New Hampshire’s largest nonprofit performing arts center, seeks a seasoned arts marketing professional to manage its various communications initiatives, including, but not limited to, public and community relations, website maintenance, traditional and new media event and brand marketing, design and production of print and digital assets, direct mail services, market research, and database management.

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Outreach Coordinator- CASA of NH North Country

2/2/2016 — CASA of New Hampshire is seeking qualified candidates for its North Country Community Outreach Coordinator. This is a full-time, 30- to 40-hour per week position with time split primarily between regional offices in Berlin and Colebrook.