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THE WHY OF THE BUY: PR & Community Engagement

Join Yankee PRSA on November 15 at 3 p.m. at Red River Theaters in Concord for the chapter’s annual meeting and enjoy a panel of savvy pr experts discuss community engagement.

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

Communicating for Change, Nov. 18 in Burlington, VT

The Champlain College Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) are sponsoring a session, “Communicating for Change,” to learn the science and strategy behind effective change communications and how to prepare a successful communications plan.

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

Congratulations to Jane Law, APR, National Delegate-at-Large

Yankee Chapter’s own Jane Law was elected to the position of 2017 national Delegate-at-Large at the PRSA Leadership Assembly on October 22. Delegates-at-large serve a one-year term and represent PRSA members who are not affiliated with a chapter.

Report from PRSA Leadership Assembly

PRSA’s annual meeting of the Leadership Assembly was held on Saturday, October 22nd, in conjunction with the International Conference being held in Indianapolis on the following three days. The Assembly is the Society’s legislative body, and 203 delegates representing Chapters from around the country and the world gathered to hear reports on the state of the Society from its leadership and to vote on the Society’s incoming leaders as well as proposed bylaws changes.

Jobs

Faculty Communications and Support Associate — SNHU

1//6/2017 — SNHU’s College of Online and Continuing Education is seeking a Faculty Communications and Support Associate for the Center for Online Learning and Teaching.

Membership Director — Manchester Chamber of Commerce

1/5/2017 — The Chamber is hiring! We are searching for a new Membership Director for the Chamber and are excited to add a new a driven, energetic new professional to our fantastic Chamber team.