News

Meet the Media – Jan. 25, 2018

Successfully working with reporters is core to any media relations professional’s career. Join Yankee Chapter PRSA for a Media Panel that will walk you through how to break through the clutter and connect with reporters.

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

NE District Conference – Call for Speakers

If you’re interested in presenting at PRXNE 2018—or if you know someone who may be interested—we’re now accepting presentation proposals that explore the following topics: Communication Convergence, Content Marketing, Internal Communications, PR Writing, Website Writing, Calculating ROI on Communications, Net Neutrality, Making Video Work, Crisis Communications, Understanding Financials, AP Style Updates, Fake News, Brand Credibility, AR/VR Storytelling, or other topics.

2018 Yankee Officers

New chapter officers and directors were elected at the Yankee Chapter annual meeting on December 5.

Jobs

 Communications and Marketing Coordinator — NHPR

1/9/2018 — New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking a Communications & Marketing Coordinator to help grow the department and support a range of marketing, communications and engagement activities.

Communications & Digital Media Coordinator — Easterseals NH, ME & VT

1/2/2018 –Easterseals’ Communications and Development department is seeking a creative and energetic Communications and Digital Media Coordinator to join this high performing team responsible for creating public awareness and promoting fundraising events and initiatives through website design and maintenance, social media, newsletters, press releases, and program marketing materials.