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Measuring Internal Communications Success – 9/25/18

An international team of internal communications experts, including our own Stacey Smith, has been researching internal communications standards and has agreed upon 22 measurement standards. At out professional development session on September 25, Stacey will review the standards, talk about how they were identified, and discuss how you can use them to measure your results and bring focus to your internal relations and communications efforts.

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

A Collaborative Statement on the Essential Value of a Free Press

On August 16, 2018, PRSA and eight other professional communication organizations collaboratively expressed support for the critical role of a free press and the First Amendment. With the unanimous support of the PRSA Board of Directors and staff leadership, it was done in concert with more than 200 newspapers across the U.S. who voiced in their own ways, that ethical journalism, and freedom of thought and expression, are perpetually essential to democracy.

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.

Jobs

Account Supervisor – Boston, MA

9/11/2018 — Brodeur Partners is looking for an Account Supervisor to join its Boston team. If you are a skilled public relations professional with a strong commitment to client service, proven national and business media expertise, and a desire to grow your communications career, we want to hear from you. 

Account Executive – Boston, MA

9/11/2018 — Brodeur Partners is looking for an Account Executive to join its Boston team. If you are a skilled public relations professional who is excited about building new ideas, curious about new communications platforms, understands earned and social media strategies, and thrives in a collaborative, client-service focused environment, we want to hear from you.