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. corporate communications Crisis Communications Politics Public Affairs public relations Reputation Management Brexit EU European UnionThe 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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Is PR dead… definitely for the 10th time?

Stuart Bruce

was first published on Stuart Bruce's PR Futurist by Stuart Bruce - Modernising public relations and communications for the digital age. public relations Business corporate communications Marketing Measurement and Evaluation Media Relations Public Affairs Reputation Management SEO

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.

ICCO World PR Report is positive and negative

Stuart Bruce

It reveals an industry where 61% of PR firms are … © Stuart Bruce - ICCO World PR Report is positive and negative was first published on Stuart Bruce's PR Futurist by Stuart Bruce - Modernising public relations and communications for the digital age.

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Corporate storytelling is an essential future PR skill

Stuart Bruce

Think how much more compelling a story about yet another mobile app start-up becomes if it’s about overcoming the monster of an incumbent corporate cartel, or the rags to riches story of its founder, or her quest to be the best, which needed a voyage and return to achieve, with comedy and tragedy along the way, all after a traumatic rebirth. Content corporate communications Public Affairs public relations

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.

So what do you do for a job Stuart?

Stuart Bruce

First Paul Sutton wrote ‘Painting yourself into a corner’ about pivoting his business and following the advice “Carve yourself… Continue Reading → Conference Speaking corporate communications Crisis Communications Measurement and Evaluation PR strategy Public Affairs public relations Reputation ManagementA couple of recent blog posts by people who I admire and respect have made me think about my own career.

Sweden’s Communication Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Doctor Spin

Yesterday, I held a Covid-19 webinar on crisis communications hosted by data insights company, Whispr Group. After the webinar, I was asked which nations I thought had done a good job communicating with their publics during the coronavirus pandemic. So far during this crisis, I think that both Germany and France has communicated with authority, clarity, and empathy. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high.

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? A way to engage audiences and communicate key message points through personal stories of customers or employees relating to their experience with the company, service or product.”

10 imminent changes and challenges for communicators to anticipate

PR Daily

Mr. Toffler’s prophecy continues to vex corporations battling to manage risk and compete in today’s hyper-charged marketplace. What will the communications challenges of 2020 and beyond bring? 10-11 to find out what the future of communications holds ].

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Lots of new research around at the moment that point to a positive future for the public relations business. Yesterday, the Financial Times published the fifth FTSE350 Boardroom Bellwether survey which revealed that almost half the boards of the UK’s largest public companies have not discussed their social media strategies in the past 12 months.

Code of PR Ethics: The Gray Area of Communicating a Point of View

Sword and the Script

Professional communicators that have worked on similar messages know these things go through all sorts of review. Often the final result reflects an executive preference, but the communicator becomes the conduit. We dug into this in the 2020 JOTW Communications Survey this year.

EKA: How Media Monitoring Aligns with Strategic Communications

Critical Mention

Englander Knabe & Allen (EKA) is a strategic communications firm in Southern California that specializes in assisting organizations with reputation issues, media strategy and implementation. EKA is a leader in providing public and private sector experience and assistance when making critical decisions. “EKA is a government relations and public affairs firm specializing in political consulting, government relations, policy issues, and crisis communications strategy.”

Senior PR practitioners lack digital and social media management skills

Stuart Bruce

Despite, or perhaps because of, their own lack of expertise 22% of heads of communications see the changing digital and social media landscape as the biggest future challenge. The problem is that as social and digital becomes more important senior practitioners lack the expertise or experience to actually do their jobs and integrate it properly into public relations strategy. StateOfPR – Research report from Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

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. In their opening keynote Jennifer Rankin-Byrne, vice president of corporate communications for PBS, and Tamra Johnson, assistant vice president of public affairs for American Property Casualty Insurance Association, will share just how they are measuring their current messages.

Why tax-funded media training is a bad idea in Scandinavia

Doctor Spin

But as the Finnish finance minister’s resignation shows , getting media training as a public official isn’t without its concerns. For a busy public official, this can’t be something that just flickers by in the calendar along with everything else. As long as the money’s paid back in full with a sincere public apology, I personally think that that should be enough. After all, we’re the experts on public perception.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. Paul Holmes, founder and CEO of the eponymous Holmes Report, the news, research and insight resource for global public relations, said: “Your ambition shouldn’t be to catch up with the US. The African PR sector consists of six main elements: In-house public relations teams in government and public sector organisations.

The Chief Reputation Officer (CRO): A New Seat At The C-Suite Table

Reputation Us

Statistics from our 2019 survey on the Importance of Corporate Reputation quantify this. The CRO is a newly created position, but an increasingly influential addition to the corporate lexicon. The financial value of having a strong corporate reputation was highlighted in a recent study by the World Economic Forum, which concluded that reputation accounts for more than 25 percent of a company’s market value. Efficiently and consistently communicate to all targeted audiences.

Davos World Communication Forum highlights

Stuart Bruce

The World Communication Forum in Davos is the most international and diverse of all the conferences I attend around the world. This year was no exception with public relations professionals from around the globe including Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria. For the first panel we found three excellent replacements: Zsuzsanna Beke , Head of Public Relations and Public Affairs, Richter Gedeon Plc.

What’s Better, PR Agency Or Client Side Work?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In public relations , there are many career path possibilities, but most fall into either the agency side or the client side. Like everything else in life, a move from agency PR to corporate or brand communications involves trade-offs. At an agency, “you have your finger on the pulse” of industry trends, according to Debbie Etchison, head of public affairs and corporate communications at a major pharmaceutical company.

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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.

How speechwriters can humanize execs—and help deliver key messages

PR Daily

Joanne Callahan, speechwriter and corporate communicator with Con Edison in New York, shares tips on finding the story and honing a message to fit your audience. That leads to an important question for any communicator: Who is the audience?

45 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 , Administrative Office of the US Courts, Washington, DC – apply by Sept. Marketing & Communications Coordinator, College of Arts & Sciences , American University, Washington, DC. Designer, University Publications , American University, Washington, DC. Public Safety Information Officer , Fairfax County, Fairfax, VA – apply by Sept. Corporate.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist , DC Dept. Manager, Operations Communications , DC Public Schools, Washington, DC. Communications Specialist with Center for Immunization Research , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Associate Director of Strategic Communications , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

IABC Webinar Recap: The 2020 JOTW Communication Survey Review

Sword and the Script

We presented a sampling of the findings – along with analysis – from the 3 rd Annual JOTW Communications Survey for 2020. If you haven’t signed up for Ned’s Job of the Week Newsletter — please do — it’s free for both employers and job seekers and it’s filled with jobs across PR, public affairs, communications and marketing. 105 Answers from Communicators Why Have the Top Challenges Facing PR and Comms Shifted?

Top 10 Influential PR Businesses to Follow in 2020

Critical Mention

There are lots of useful public relations and communication news sources one can benefit from across the internet. Powell Tate partners with organizations across sectors — global corporations, advocacy groups, nonprofits and foundations, coalitions, national trade associations and government agencies. Utilize their News section to get your latest PR and communications insight. BIGfish Communications.

56 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 Office of Contracting & Procurement, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Public Affairs Specialist , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Dec. Public Information Director , Port of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA – apply by Dec. Director of Communications & PR , AbilityFirst, Pasadena, CA. Corporate. Public Relations Jobs

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Specialist , College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA – apply by Nov. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Media & Contracts Manager , Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Lansing, MI. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Associate Director of Public Policy , Michael J.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Athletic Director, Communications , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA – apply by Oct. Communications Director , Orange County Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA. Communication & Marketing Programs Manager , Town of Jupiter, Jupiter, FL. Director of Communications , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

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

45 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Office Coordinator, School of Media & Public Affairs (part-time), George Washington University, Washington, DC. Chief of Staff with Institute of Politics & Public Service , Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Program Coordinator with Institute of Politics & Public Service , Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

73 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Information Specialist , City of Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL – apply by Apr. Legislative Analyst , DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety & Justice, Washington, DC – apply by Apr. Public Information Officer , Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Frederick, MD – apply by Apr. Communications Director , American Chemistry Council, Washington, DC. Corporate.

42 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Professor of Public Relations & Strategic Communication , Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. Communications Assistant with Child Development Laboratories , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Director, Public Relations , AAA, Washington, DC. Assistant Director, Communications , American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC. Corporate.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Bilingual Communications & Outreach Coordinator (Spanish fluency required), City of Hyattsville, Hyattsville, MD. Senior Public Relations Specialist , Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA – apply by Oct. Manager, Enrollment Management Communications , Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. Public Information Officer II , Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE – apply by Oct.

737 Max Flies Again – Will Boeing’s Reputation Follow?

Glean.info Blog

PR crisis experts criticized Boeing’s crisis communications response, saying it was slow to act and lacked transparency. While gaining FAA approval marks a significant milestone in the journey to recovery, Boeing must now convince airlines and the public that the planes safe.

47 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Vice President of Public Relations & Social Media , Boston University, Boston, MA. Copy Editor – Strategic Communications , Boston University, Boston, MA. Public Relations Administrative Specialist , Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC. Public Education Specialist , City of Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX – apply by Feb. Corporate.

59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Program Specialist with Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research , American University, Washington, DC. Assistant Athletics Communications Director , American University, Washington, DC. Politics & Communications Officer , British Embassy, Boston, MA – apply by Aug. Public Affairs Specialist , Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC – apply by Aug.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Officer , City of Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, IA. Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications , Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Communications Coordinator, Office of Undergrad Admissions , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD . Communications Coordinator , University of Maryland, College Park, MD – apply by Nov. Corporate.

65 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. University Events Communications Coordinator , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Director of Communications , DC Dept. Executive Director of Marketing & Communications , Hood College, Frederick, MD – apply by Sept. Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist , US Mint, Washington, DC – apply by Aug. Communications Fellow , Our Future Fund, Washington, DC.