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Brexit – 12 immediate actions for PR, corporate communications and public affairs professionals

Stuart Bruce

Public relations, corporate communications, public affairs and corporate affairs professionals will have an essential role in helping employers and clients to navigate this period of momentous change. However, there will likely be informal negotiations and discussions while the Conservative leadership election is happening over the summer. The UK has voted to leave the European Union.

Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

PR Daily

Corporate affairs became fashionable again. Someone needed to communicate what to do in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak. And someone had to expedite the cadence of communications to public officials to near real time.

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Why corporate communicators should abandon PowerPoint – and how to do it

PR Daily

Digital communication tools have become the superheroes of today’s remote workplace. However, if you’re a corporate communicator who’s facing time-sensitive productivity issues (and who isn’t?), It’s time to scrap the one-way, top-down presentation tools of yore.

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards finalists

PR Daily

This past year has had its share of crises and obstacles—and internal communications was not spared. Entrants in Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards never cease to amaze, though. We received a flurry of incredible internal communications work from the past year.

How to measure the impact of communications during COVID-19

PR Daily

Tamra Johnson, Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs for American Property Casualty Insurance Association. Jennifer Rankin-Byrne, Vice President of Corporate Communications for PBS. We’ve seen many communications leaders proclaim the power of corporate purpose.

What Does “Storytelling” Mean to You? 105 Answers from Communicators

Sword and the Script

So, it’s no surprise then that storytelling has surfaced as a top tactic in the annual JOTW Communications Survey for the last three years. click any image for higher resolution) 105 Communication Views on Storytelling We asked: What does storytelling mean to you?

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

PR Daily

Quarterly reports are a treasure trove of information for communicators and PR pros. Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from “Business Acumen for Strategic Communicators: A Primer.” public companies are required to prepare and release their financial statements on a quarterly basis.

The risks and rewards of pursuing ESG priorities

PR Daily

Jessie Sitnick , VP of corporate and public affairs at Toronto-based Argyle , shared a wealth of tremendous guidance with Ragan’s Crisis Leadership Network members on the perils and benefits of pursuing an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) plan.

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50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. of Public Works, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , FEMA, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Information Officer 2 , Ohio State Highway Patrol, Franklin County, OH – apply by Jan. Public Affairs Specialist , US Agency for International Development, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Corporate.

Why and how companies are turning to brand journalism

PR Daily

TAP , the digital publication produced by a team at Denver Water, did. “I I get what you are saying,” wrote Steve Snyder, the public utility’s head of communications, in an open letter to Jay-Z. It differs from content marketing and a traditional corporate blog in several ways.

Why Business Students Should Learn Strategic Communications

PRSay

With that sage advice, it comes as a surprise that only six percent of MBA programs require any communications courses. They presented this research during a panel discussion at the Institute for Public Relations’ (IPR) Bridge Conference in Washington, D.C. manager of cybersecurity compliance and oversight at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. The taxonomy provides guidance for those teaching strategic communications in multidisciplinary areas,” said Rennie. “We

3 comms lessons from GameStop’s wild ride

PR Daily

The public is getting a crash course on stock market strategy this week. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ]. Either public discussion of public stocks is legal, or it isn't.

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Crucial messaging advice to consider ahead of an unprecedented holiday season

PR Daily

What are the risk factors, and how can communicators help plan for the unexpected? With the e-commerce boom comes an increased demand in shipping requirements,” says Renee Austin, executive vice president and global corporate lead for Current Global.

Cisco, Maxwell PR, Alibaba Group lead the way among Digital Marketing Awards winners

PR Daily

From repurposing Thanksgiving leftovers to building homes from scratch, from addressing children’s health issues to celebrating older people’s enduring vitality, communicators stretched their creative muscles to develop memorable brand experiences for their respective audiences.

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How PR pros see 2021 as a year of opportunity for DE&I

PR Daily

For communicators looking to push for change on inclusion and equity, here’s why the experts argue that attention must be turned inward. Crisis Communications Diversity and inclusion Leadership Communications PR Industry Storytelling The Workplace

How Big Data Will Modernize Your Crisis Communications Plan

PRSay

In today’s digitally-fueled world, the tiny spark of a crisis can erupt into a massive fire overnight, leaving a corporate brand and reputation in a heap of smoldering ashes. For a global enterprise that has built tremendous brand equity across its product portfolio, a crisis can translate into lost sales and public trust, and erosion of shareholder value. Proactive enterprises have planned ahead by creating comprehensive crisis communications plans.

The Value of Strategic Communications in the PRSA MBA/Business School Program

PRSay

Nearly a decade ago, the PRSA Foundation sponsored research that found only 23 percent of graduate business schools consistently provide instruction in reputation management, corporate communications and related ethical dimensions. In 2010, PRSA commissioned a study conducted by MWW and Kelton to explore the gap for strategic communications training in MBA programs. And nine out of 10 acknowledged more training in core communications disciplines is merited.

44 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Specialist with Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Director of Communications with Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing , University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI. Corporate.

Hidden PR Tools In Top Movies

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The iconic publication sends a 15 year-old reporter to travel with the band on tour in order to write an in-depth piece. At the confluence of advertising, marketing, and public relations was the genius stunt by the fictional Wonka Corporation to release golden tickets hidden inside their popular candy bars throughout England. When it’s a crisis communications nightmare about the highest of high stakes: nuclear war. Almost Famous (2000) — Media Relations.

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53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Director, Digital Communications Strategy , American University, Washington, DC. Communications Coordinator, School of International Service , American University, Washington, DC. Communications Specialist, School of Professional & Extended Studies , American University, Washington, DC. Public Affairs Specialist , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Feb.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Government Affairs Coordinator , American Crystal Sugar Company, Washington, DC. Communications Lead , Argonne National Laboratory, Washington, DC. Communications Manager , City of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA. Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications with College of Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

Brands donate to frontline workers, Yelp pauses GoFundMe effort after backlash, and Ralph Lauren to make 250k masks

PR Daily

Why it matters: You might think an idea is outstanding, but you still should vet potential pitfalls and ramifications with your communications team. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Health care communications.

66 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Coordinator, Water Communications , DC Water, Washington, DC – apply by Mar. Special Assistant to the Director of Communications (Job ID: 1700306), International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC – apply by Mar. Director, Government Relations & Public Policy (PDF), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms. Corporate.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

For recent college grads looking to move where opportunities flourish, here are openings in the top five cities: HCA Healthcare is looking for a communication marketing coordinator in Austin. Girl Scouts of America is in need of a communications specialist in Houston. Port San Antonio is on the lookout for a communications and events specialist. CoverMyMeds is searching for a public relations specialist in Columbus, Ohio.

From crisis to hope: Marriott’s journey through COVID-19

PR Daily

At the beginning of the pandemic, CEO Arne Sorenson shared a powerful video message with stakeholders as the company stared down the worst public health crisis in a generation—events that would lead to layoffs and massive global disruption.

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49 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Admin Assistant, School of Public Affairs , American University, Washington, DC. Corporate Services Manager, Govt. Senior Director of Marketing and Communications , Gonzaga College High School, Washington, DC. Communications Manager , American Federation for Children, Washington, DC. Communications Manager , Children’s Inn at NIH, Bethesda, MD. Corporate.

Crisis Management Lessons From Boeing’s 737 Max Disasters

PRSay

Gordon Johndroe , vice president of global media relations and public affairs for the Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer, spoke to members of PRSA’s Corporate Communications Section in the Nov. Greg Beaubien is a frequent contributor to PRSA publications.

7 PR trends to follow for 2021

PR Daily

million Americans unemployed and thousands more unable to work due to COVID-19, brands need to understand who they are communicating with on a human-to-human level. RELATED: Join us for our Speechwriters & Public Affairs Virtual Conference ].

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Thoughts on Balancing Your Professional Work and Your Activism

PRSay

Those of us who are activists may be reluctant to go public about our affiliations for fear of losing clients or alienating the boss or C-suite. Perhaps by reclaiming the activist roots of public relations and embracing this new model, we can be more open about our own activism.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Deliver powerful leadership messaging in a digital landscape ]. which is headquartered there, seeks a marketing communications specialist. It summarizes the position: The Marketing Communications Specialist interfaces with key leaders and the sales force to ensure assigned projects and deliverables are executed seamlessly and on time. Communications specialist—Textron Systems (Maryland). Senior PR and corporate communications manager—Fila USA (New York).

Brands can no longer be neutral

PR Daily

Pick almost any public affairs issue out of a hat and Richard Levick will not only share his unvarnished opinion but he will back it up with a passionate accounting of historical truths that make the listener a true believer.

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Six social media and digital communications trends for 2015

PR Conversations

One of the most enjoyable hybrid academic-practitioner experiences I have had this year has been as course leader of the PR Academy Digital Communications Certificate course. The reason is that we have been able to incorporate a lot of contemporary thinking around ways of learning as well as the emerging field of digital communications and social media. Increasingly I note how communications practitioners are connected on a constant basis through their mobile devices.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. Cisco is seeking a communications manager for Japan in Tokyo. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Corporate communications director—Entercom, parent company of Radio.com (New York). Public relations manager—Amazon (California). Communications director—City of Austin (Texas). Public relations director—Water Mission (South Carolina).

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Amazon, others restrict employee travel, social media’s growing dominance for marketing, and airlines halt flights over coronavirus fears

PR Daily

Though McDonald’s didn’t respond to Wendy’s sassy campaign ( featuring McDonald’s former corporate chef ), the competitor sought to steal Wendy’s spotlight by offering free Egg McMuffins through its app: What’s better than breakfast? for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Working under strict deadlines, budget constraints and government regulations is just part of the everyday life of a nonprofit communications professional. Radiant Health Centers Rebrand, (W)right On Communications with Radiant Health Centers. Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage, Bennet Group Strategic Communications with Polynesian Voyaging Society. Corporate-Nonprofit Partnership. Ascension Thought Leadership Strategy, Ascension. Print Publication.

How to benchmark storytelling, expertise and the latest digital media strategies

PR Daily

You’re a senior communications pro. You see conferences tailored towards pros just getting their feet wet or communicators with only a few years of experience under their belt. It’s time to attend a summit designed specifically for communication and PR leaders. Join us at the UPS Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, April 13-14 for an entirely new conference, The PR Executive Leadership Summit. SVPs, EVPs, VPs, and directors of: Public relations. Public affairs.

International Conference Preview: Frank X. Shaw Talks Diversity, Disruption and 10 Years at Microsoft

PRSay

As corporate vice president of communications at Microsoft , Frank X. I worked for my school newspaper, and when I joined the Marines I was a public affairs officer. How did your time in the Marine Corps prepare you for agency and corporate life? There’s the leadership and management standpoint; at a relatively young age you are responsible for leading a group of people. Internal communications can be challenging at large companies.

Why you should target potential clients at a Ragan event

PR Daily

Sponsors meet managers, directors, VPs and department heads in corporate communications, public affairs, HR communications, digital marketing, employee communications, public relations, marketing, social media and many other fields. Health Care Communicators Conference. Engage Employees Through Culture & Communications. Corporate Communicators Conference. 2017 Leadership & Executive Communications Conference.

Announcing Ragan’s 2020 PR Daily Awards

PR Daily

The finalists in Ragan’s 2020 PR Daily Awards represent the organizations and communications teams behind the best communications campaigns, projects, initiatives and content from the past year. Campaigns, PR Events and Publications. Corporate Communications Campaign.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

CNBC reported on the factors that went into the ratings and rankings : To evaluate happiness, CareerBliss' board of workplace PhD advisors, which include experts in organizational behavior, psychology and computer science, looked at the follow eight key factors: company culture, growth opportunities within the company, people you work with, person you directly work for, rewards you receive, support from the employer, work setting and CEO leadership. Employees want to love where they work.