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News

Breaking Down Barriers: Improving the Relationships Between PR Professionals & Journalists – April 16, 2014

Although PR professionals and journalists have different objectives at times, understanding one another is one of the most critical skills for successfully working together. This will aid in breaking down the barriers between the two professions to help create a mutually beneficial relationship.

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

apr_255x75l Upcoming APR Prep Opportunities

This year marks the 50th year of PRSA’s APR professional accreditation program, and upcoming opportunities are available for members to learn more about the APR and prepare themselves to earn this mark of professional excellence.

apr_255x75l Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) Celebrates 50th Anniversary Year

2014 marks a landmark year for the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). The credential, the only nationally recognized certification of the public relations profession, celebrates 50 years in 2014. Currently, more than 5,000 professionals from the agency, corporate, association and education fields hold the APR mark.

Announcements

Call for Speakers – NE District Conference

The PRSA Rochester Chapter (Rochester, NY), is hosting this year’s Northeast Conference “Blurring the Lines: The New PR Invasion of Marketing, Media and Mindshare” (Date: Sept. 18 – 19 2014: stay tuned for more details) and seeking dynamic presenters who can motivate and energize an audience on the latest and greatest tools, techniques, trends and industry knowledge.

snhulogo_85 Calling for Speakers at SNHU!

Share your (intellectual) wealth with the next generation of PR professionals! The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Southern NH University is looking for PR professionals to speak about their careers and experiences.

Jobs

RFP – NH Dept of Health and Human Services

4/8/2014 — The NH Department of Health and Human Services seeks a Contractor to provide professional services to assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy and plan for outreach and communications in order to facilitate education concerning, and to support enrollment and compliance with the New Hampshire Health Protection Program, the Voluntary Bridge to Premium Assistance Program and, a Premium Assistance Program (PA) for coverage of newly eligible persons in Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) in the federal marketplace in New Hampshire.

hillholliday85x85 Content Editor – Hill Holliday

3/24/2014 — Hill Holliday is a Boston-based advertising agency seeking a full-time Content Editor with 3-5 years of relevant pharmaceutical or healthcare experience to add to our expanding department.