When the Unthinkable Happens, What You Do Before Determines the After – August 16

When events occur in magnitudes that challenge belief, what is done before and in the immediate aftermath, can speed recovery and strengthen an organization’s and its community’s resiliency. Join the Yankee chapter of PRSA for a discussion that will focus on the elements of a crisis, how communicators can take, steer, and support preventive actions building toward recovery and resiliency.

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.


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.


Yankee Chapter forms alliance with VT/NH Marketing Group

The Yankee Chapter of PRSA has formed an alliance with the VT/NH Marketing Group designed to offer members from both organizations opportunities to network with and learn from industry experts from the respective communications disciplines.

New PRSA Intersections Conference

PRSA is launching an all-new professional development event, the PRSA InterSections Conference, in Anaheim, Calif. from Aug. 9-10, 2018. This unique event will bring together public relations and communications professionals in the financial, technology, entertainment and sports sectors for two days of in-person learning and networking! 


Communications Specialist — The Northern Forest Center

5/31/18 — The Northern Forest Center seeks a Communications Specialist to join the team in our Concord, NH office. The Specialist will support a wide range of strategic communications priorities, designed to raise overall awareness of the Center and engage donors, partners, other stakeholders and social media followers.

Manager, Media Relations — Eversource

5/21/2018 — Eversource is seeking a media relations manager to serves as the primary spokesperson for Eversource in New Hampshire. This position establishes and maintains a constructive and positive relationship with the print and broadcast media in New Hampshire and is responsible for working in partnership with Eversource corporate media relations and social media staff to ensure consistency of messaging to the media throughout the organization.