Are You The Next Intern for Crenshaw Communications?

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It is time for us to add an intern to our team! Are you a college student or recent grad looking to gain experience in a top B2B technology PR agency? PR/Marketing Intern. All candidates should have an interest in and basic understanding of public relations and marketing.

A PR Intern’s Guide to Agency Lingo

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You’re about to be thrust into the fascinating world of public relations – where people naturally speak their own private language with various business slang and PR lingo. PR intern’s guide to agency lingo. When a journalist decides to transition to public relations, they say they’re “going over to the dark side.” Earned media – Interns need to learn this term first, since it’s among the things clients bring on agencies for.

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There’s no debate: Not paying an intern as a PR agency is unethical.

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. By Chris Owen, Director, Hoffman Europe We recently had a call with a potential PR intern, as part of a series of chats we’re having for new agency hires for the year ahead.

How To Set Expectations In Public Relations

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Public relations is known for being versatile, occasionally glamorous, and, yes, stressful. On the agency side, it’s sometimes because the team overpromises in their eagerness to win a new client.

Launching your PR career—5 reasons why you should intern at a PR agency

Agility PR Solutions

Accepting an internship for the first time is intimidating–especially at a PR agency, where the clients and workload may be unpredictable. The post Launching your PR career—5 reasons why you should intern at a PR agency appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

A Summer of Public Relations: An Intern’s Perspective

PR Expanded

This summer, I had the opportunity to intern for Cheray Keyes-Shima , APR, CPRC, at KSC, a marketing, advertising and public relations agency in Sarasota, Florida. As a public relations intern for KSC, I gained a variety of hands on experience and had the chance to build my professional portfolio by working on projects ranging from postcard mailers to article and blog posts for clients’ websites.

‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories

PR Daily

Robert Half—a staffing agency—takes readers beyond the walls of work when it covers its employees, drawing lessons from their surfing, football and military experiences. “Half Times” is a publication of the staffing agency Robert Half. Though digital communication has finished off some internal magazines, others have found new life, as organizations move from stodgy corporate promotions to people pieces.

Hoffman Agency Names Thomas Franky as General Manager in Indonesia

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. By Caroline Hsu, Managing Director, Asia Pacific We have doubled down on Indonesia, today announcing that Thomas Franky will join the Agency to lead our Indonesia team.

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How a PR agency can contribute to your communications strategy, and how to select the right agency for your business

Onclusive

A strong PR agency that aligns with and understands your business can be an invaluable strategic adviser and resource for your brand in this endeavor. However, not all brand and PR agency relationships are created equal. Why work with a PR agency, and is it right for your organization?

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How PR agencies can initiate a culture of DE&I change

PR Daily

We can’t give expert advice on things we as agencies are not doing. Too many businesses and organizations have made public pronouncements and promises—then moved on. So, agencies, let’s heal ourselves: Move past the numbers.

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How To Go From PR Intern To Permanent Hire

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If you’re an aspiring public relation s pro and have nabbed your first internship, congrats! But in case a desirable spot opens at the right moment, it’s important to dazzle not only the bosses, but the full staff – since basically everybody’s your boss when you’re an intern. PR tips to go from intern to perm. Staff might be shy about giving work to inexperienced interns, or they may not be well organized. Several of us are former interns, including yours truly!

How To Get The Best From Your PR Agency

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Bringing on an external PR agency , or really any outside firm, is an investment of time and budget for any company, no matter its size. Naturally, things will go better for both parties if the agency team gives their all, and the client manages for the best possible outcomes. ” It’s a great question, and there are many answers, from the bare essentials to the ultimate agency wish list. If you can cut the red tape, your agency will love you for it.

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“Internal” PR: Takeaways for Summer 2016

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A wave of mild panic is sweeping over public relations agencies all over the land this week as this year’s crop of summer interns prepares to go back to school. We always want to improve the intern experience, so we interviewed some of our best and brightest and we’re already using the following takeaways to enhance next summer’s program. If you already have a rigid gameplan for a student intern, be prepared to trash it.

Meeting the COVID-19 agency start-ups

Stephen Waddington

Nine entrepreneurs talk about the agencies they’ve launched during the pandemic. COVID-19 is creating a wave of disruption and opportunity in the media, marketing and public relations. If you’ve started an agency during the COVID-19 crisis please get in touch. agency

PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

Almost four in 10 respondents to a survey of corporate communications, marketing and industry leaders for CommunicationsMatch’s new PR and Communications Agency Search Report said they were looking to hire new agencies in 2017. That’s a lot of new agencies being hired, but it also means other agencies will be dropped. The report shows the primary reason for engaging agencies was not dissatisfaction with existing firms, but a need for new capabilities.

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Internal communication is just as important as external – and here’s how to improve it

PR in High Definition

Internal communication is just as important as external – and here’s how to improve it. It doesn’t need to be a huge scandal, but an organisation’s reputation is dictated by everything that is said about them, externally and internally. But internal sharing of news is just as important.

How PR Agencies Set Budgets And Billing

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For any brand or business looking to bring on a PR agency , the cost of a quality public relations program is a key factor in the decision. And for the uninitiated, the different methods agencies have for budgeting and billing can be opaque, making it difficult to get an apples-to-apples comparison when reviewing firms. Yet we’re sometimes reluctant to talk about how agencies set their budgets. When might agencies charge more? How do agencies set rates?

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What The PR Agency Isn’t Telling You

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Any good public relations agency should want to have an open conversation about what clients can expect for their investment. But even the best agencies don’t always spill the tea at the very first meeting. Here are some things to keep in mind for companies looking to bring on an outside PR agency for the first time. What might the agency not want you to know? A successful agency relationship takes a real commitment from the client.

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Public Relations and COVID-19: Studies Surface Challenges, Changes and Optimism  

Sword and the Script

Public relations has wrestled with messaging during the COVID-19 pandemic, but studies also show it has improved business collaboration and internal communications The events of 9/11 changed air travel. PR business of PR internal communications pitching PR surveys unscripted marketing

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How to Grow an Agency

Shift Communications

Now that we’ve popped the champagne and cut the cake, it feels natural to consider not just HOW MUCH we’ve grown, but HOW we’ve grown – and more importantly, what does that suggest for mid-sized agencies in an increasingly competitive market? The reality is, for those of us in the “mid-size” bracket, it’s tough to compete directly against the pockets of the large, public agencies when it comes to growth – whether we are talking about sheer footprint, new services or practice specialties.

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Tips For Being A Kick-@$$ PR Intern

Shift Communications

Competition exists in every industry but don’t fixate on what other interns or candidates are doing. Strive to perform above the status quo and you will always differentiate yourself from the pack – internally and externally. To be a kick@$$ intern you should start your everyday with an eagerness to learn, to connect, and to contribute to your teams; you’ll be a SHIFTern rockstar! Senior Account Executive (Previously PR Intern on the consumer team).

Are You Ready For A PR Agency? 5 Questions For Startups

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Bringing on a public relations agency can help an organization engage a far larger audience than they’re able to do on their own. So before a startup decides to bring on a PR agency, they should be asking themselves these five questions. Understanding the mission is essential for the PR agency to properly plan, position and execute a campaign on behalf of the client. Does the startup have internal support for the PR agency?

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Choosing A PR Agency

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Deciding it’s time to invest in PR is one thing, but selecting the right agency is another. What’s more, the people who are skilled at internal communications aren’t always prepared to conduct an agency search. Instead, rely on a one-pager that outlines the goals for partnering with a PR agency. It should contain both agency deliverables as well as the all-important business objectives for seeking outside support.

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Can A PR Agency Be Too Loyal?

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Like most career PR agency people, I always drink the client Kool-Aid. I’m a true believer, internalizing brand messages and language — even in a personal setting, even after years. Most agency PR people have similar stories. It’s good business for a PR agency team to be indoctrinated in the language, culture, and brand lore of a client. Yet one reason brands bring on agencies is that they’re relatively objective.

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Should the Public Relations Report to the CEO or CMO?

Sword and the Script

Two respondents noted a split structure with internal communications reporting to HR, and external communications reporting through sales. Meanwhile, some of the respondents from government agencies cited various Under Secretaries – or senior administrators at the municipal level.

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$100 Million M&A for Internal Comms Tool: What’s Older is Still News in Marchlyjunetember [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

Internal comms tool SocialChorus acquired by a PE firm; Burton-Taylor digs up revenue numbers; Nexis Newsdesk Simplifies news search; Propel adds broadcast monitoring Welcome to the beginning of September. >>> Can your agency bring big ideas and execute?

PR Agency Life 101: Understanding the basic agency organization

Shift Communications

Basic Agency Organization. The PR agency world can be a confusing one—especially for someone looking in from the outside. Let’s take a look at the basic agency organization of a PR firm and what the different people do. These teams look similar across most agencies with a few cultural twists at various firms. Functionally, however, most agencies operate in roughly the same manner. Intern. At the beginning of the PR career track is the intern.

PR Guide To Agency-Client On-Boarding

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So it’s usually a good feeling to finally sign the agency agreement. Many PR agencies have a proprietary immersion and startup process, but even if they don’t, on-boarding is a critical first step in the relationship. The first order of business is immersion into your business by the agency team. Before the letter of agreement is signed, the agency and client should already agree on what general basis PR outcomes will be measured.

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PR agencies must look inward amid race to counsel brands on climate

PR Daily

It’s a dilemma that has been growing for PR pros who have traditionally worked to repair the reputations of entities that the public found unpalatable. So an agency simply can’t market itself as a ‘green’ agency while taking money from clients actively working counter to that ethos.”.

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Five Questions For A PR Agency

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For any organization in initial conversations with a public relations agency, there are many questions to be asked. PR agency questions: To ask or not to ask? Some companies look to an industry standard of budgeting 10 to 12 percent of gross annual income for marketing, including public relations. If an agency has several small clients compared to your budget and needs, it might mean they don’t have the bandwidth or experience to service your account.

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Best PR Practices For Working With International Clients

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At any given time our New York-based public relations teams are managing the accounts of clients from Pennsylvania to Poland. International business helps put a PR agency (quite literally) on the map, opening doors to expanded business opportunities. To mitigate the challenges, we start by looking at trends in media coverage of international announcements. International coverage can ultimately affect strategy in the U.S., agency totally rewrites helps edit.

8 worst practices in international PR

PR Daily

A quarter-century later, more is at stake and international terrains are even harder to traverse. That makes sense, but when corporate HQ exercises strict control and approval over every overseas action, bureaucracy handicaps the international PR effort. The client was a publicly traded company, and all heck broke loose when the release incorrectly announced a merger with a Korean company. Conducting international PR long distance.

How to Become a People Manager

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Several of our account folks attended a training session conducted by Beryl Loeb and sponsored by the PR Council.

Class of 2020 UK PR agency entrepreneurs on growth footing

Stephen Waddington

The story of PR agency start-ups in the UK market is an uplifting one of innovation and new business models. It is easy to focus on the challenges that the pandemic has created in the industry but there have been more than 15 new PR agency launches in the UK alone in the past six months.

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16 stellar blogs and websites to fuel internal communication success

PR Daily

Bookmark these publications to stay on top of your game, learn something new, and stay ahead of the competition. Here are 16 publications (listed in alphabetical order) that will help you do so: 1. This independent UK-based “ideas agency” uses compelling, clever visuals to make its blog pop. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ]. Institute of Internal Communication. Internal Communications

Top Agencies End Unpaid Internships

Culpwrit

public relations firms for signing a new policy ending unpaid internships and urging others to do the same. Although most of the Council’s agencies already pay interns, the policy effective January 1, 2020, confirms that all member firms will pay U.S. interns at least minimum wage for their […]. Kudos to The PR Council’s 110 U.S.

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

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A few years ago I dropped in on a client’s booth at an industry conference, and the company CEO introduced me – the founder of his company’s public relations agency – as the “publicist.” Each offers its own nuances, with “public affairs” implying government relations or legislative goals and “corporate communications” referring to all internal and external communications activities as a management function.

Covid-19 Accelerates Shift of PR and Marketing to In-House Staff – Why It May Be Futile and How Agencies Can Respond

Glean.info Blog

One-third of marketing work shifted from agencies to in-house personnel this year, reveals the 2020 Gartner Marketing Data and Analytics Survey. Some of the most common functions CMOs moved in-house include social marketing (53%), audio-visual production (44%) and public relations (39%).

Building Bridges in the Year of the Dog (Part Two)

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. By Kelly Trom, Senior Account Executive After six countries, two cross-Pacific flights, 2,479 photos, 83 days and too many rounds of dim sum to count later, I’m officially back on U.S. When I landed in Hong Kong this past February, I was a little apprehensive about joining an entirely new team, working with.more.

Building Your Brand for Public Relations

Scott Public Relations

Whether you are an individual or represent a company, branding is an important aspect of how you can succeed with your public relations. If you’re in healthcare, insurance, technology or other professional services industries, and need help with a PR, marketing or social media campaign, contact Scott Public Relations. Follow Scott Public Relations on LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , and Google+.