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News

Nov. 20 – Market Basket crisis, awards, our annual meeting, and networking!

A board of directors pushes out a beloved CEO. Thousands of loyal workers and managers rally in support of this CEO, and customers back the employees. That’s the story of Market Basket this past summer, when workers at the low-priced grocery chain of 71 stores and 25,000 employees in the Northeast held protests over the ouster of Arthur T. Demoulas, its former CEO. Learn more about the remarkable business and PR story of Artie T. and the power and loyalty of Market Basket employees and customers that made headlines around the world.

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

Black Friday Membership Promotion

        Do you have two or more years’ experience in public relations?  Join as a Member ($255 annual dues) through Nov. 30, and receive a FREE Chapter community* (up to $100), FREE Professional Interest Section* (up to $60) and waived initiation fee ($65)  with promo code HOLIDAY14. Go to PRSA membership page.

memberbenefit copy 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

JasonAlexander85x85 Patrick Jackson Award to NH Entrepreneur, Jason Alexander

The Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented the 2014 Patrick Jackson Award to Jason Alexander at its annual meeting on November 20 at Red River Theatres in Concord, NH.

Mancuso_photo85x85 James H. Bradley Memorial Scholarship Awarded to SNHU Senior Bethany Mancuso

Bethany Mancuso, a senior at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and a resident of Coventry, R.I., has been awarded the fourth-annual James H. Bradley Memorial Scholarship by the Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

Jobs

helpwanted02 Associate – b-Fresh Consulting

11/24/2014 — b-fresh consulting is seeking an Associate to support our firm’s three partners. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Work experience in the public affairs, campaign or lobbying industry is a plus, but not required. Work experience in general office management is a plus.

helpwanted02 Project Manager, Hooksett, NH Area

11/24/2014 — Working in coordination with PSNH’s Project Outreach Representative, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including effectively notifying and detailing construction activities to project abutters in advance of work occurring and addressing concerns raised by communities and abutters along the various project routes.