News

Writing Without Bullshit for Public Relations Professionals

Today, people read everything on a screen. That demands copy that’s brief, bold and BS-free. Join Yankee Chapter PRSA and author Josh Bernoff on May 2 at the offices of LTC Partners to explore the breakthrough power of writing shorter copy, the secrets of effective web copy, and writing processes that maximize flow and creativity.

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

How to Craft Concise and Compelling Copy Across Communication Media

Do you want to elevate your writing or the content your staff produces? And, engage the media, impress clients and colleagues, and achieve results with strong, powerful and clear copy? PRSA Boston offers workshops to help you succeed – the Jack Jackson ART OF WRITING workshops.

April is APR Month

As a skilled public relations professional, you know that your success is dependent on staying relevant, resourceful, and inspired. The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential certifies your drive, professionalism, and principles, setting you apart from your peers and positioning you as a leader and mentor.

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

PR and Com Specialist — NE Dairy Promotion Board – Winooski, VT

4//3/2017 — Do you love milk, cheese, and ice cream, and want to help us promote all things dairy on behalf of the dairy farmers of New England? If so, consider joining our team in Winooski, VT! The Public Relations and Communications Specialist is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours weekly) based in our Winooski, Vermont office.

MarCom Specialist – Process Solutions – MilliporeSigma

2/4/2017– The Marcom Specialist will be responsible for implementing integrated multichannel communications strategies based on marketing plans in cooperation with marketing, implementing the strategy, executing the tools, tracking, evaluating and reporting results.