News

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.

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

APR Express Workshop 

Are you ready to earn your accreditation? During this five-hour comprehensive session hosted by the Buffalo chapter, you’ll learn what it takes to achieve accreditation and the variety of resources available to you.

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! 

Jobs

Digital Marketing Specialist — NH Electric Co-op

4/19/2018 — Reporting to the Public Relations/Marketing Supervisor, this position will work with all NHEC departments to determine marketing needs; coordinate and implement NHEC’s marketing programs and activities for both internal and external audiences.  In addition, this position will plan, develop, and implement NHEC’s digital marketing objectives in order to support NHEC’s programs/services; maintains NHEC’s website and social media presence.

Director, Communications, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association

4/5/21018 — The Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is seeking a Director – Communications position for our Manchester, NH office to implement a comprehensive communications program for our New Hampshire and Vermont market to increase the public’s awareness about cardiovascular diseases and stroke.