News

Boston Hosts 2017 PRSA Int’l Conference Oct. 8–10

The PRSA International Conference in Boston will spotlight the intersection of technology and media, and lead the competition by providing unparalleled information, strategies and tools for the new trends impacting the industry — essential to your professional success. This year’s Conference will expand your network with powerful colleague connections and enhance your skill set with the latest best practices.

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

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.

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

Getting Your Boss to ‘Yes’: Gaining Employer Approval to Join PRSA

In today’s economy, we know that you need to justify every expense, including spending time and money to join professional associations and attend events, both in-person and virtual. Follow these step-by-step instructions to gain approval from your management to join PRSA, a community of more than 21,000 public relations professionals.

PRSA Offers Certificate in Reputation Management

PRSA and Reputation Economy Advisors have partnered to provide an eight-week certificate program in reputation management aimed at equipping management-level communicators with industry resources to strengthen their credentials, gain greater credibility, and advance their career.

Jobs

Public Affairs Specialist — Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration

8/21/2017 — The Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Northeast Region in partnership with the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) is seeking a highly motivated public affairs specialist to conduct outreach and communications.

Digital Marketing Specialist (PT) – NH Electric Co-op

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications required. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four years working experience in digital marketing is desired.  Proven work experience as a digital media/marketing specialist is preferred.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access.  Proficiency in HTML, Google Analytics, Word Press and Gravity Forms is required.  Printing and photography

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