Advice From a 94-Year-Old Veteran of the Military and Public Affairs

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I’ve had many opportunities in my 20-plus years in public relations, and plenty of stories to go with them. Air Force, where he spent most of his career in public affairs. Then, after his liberation from the Stalag Luft I prisoner of war camp, he spent 41 years in public affairs. What did your time in the military teach you about communications and relationships? The longer you keep giving out tidbits, the longer you will remain in the public eye.

Public affairs vs. public relations: What is the difference?

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People often struggle with the difference between public affairs and public relations, yet distinguishing the two can be crucial to an organization’s efficiency. Both qualify in building relationships with the public and implementing strategies and campaigns, but their methods and goals differ. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly. Messaging tends to be less commercial and short-term in the world of public affairs.

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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. Establish an internal management working group supported by the appropriate professional advisers as required. corporate communications Crisis Communications Politics Public Affairs public relations Reputation Management Brexit EU European Union

Ranger Scott Gediman on the Ferguson Fire and 22 Years as Yosemite Park’s Public Affairs Officer

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Over his 22 years as public affairs officer at Yosemite National Park , Scott Gediman has experienced a myriad of crises on the job, from floods and rock falls to hantavirus outbreaks. “It We always attract a lot of local, regional, national and international press.

Sweden’s Communication Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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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.

5 essential tools and trends for communications pros

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For internal and external communicators alike, the workweek is jammed with an array of challenges and responsibilities. Communicators are using project management tools to plan content, assign writers and editors and get approvals.

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Sweden’s 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 pandemic. Safeguard international relations.

Keep communicators calm during their next organizational crisis

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Communicators need help navigating stormy situations. If you have the perfect solution, join us as a sponsor at Ragan’s Crisis Communications Conference. Reserve your spot at this event to: Show how your product helps communicators tackle organizational crises. Connect with 80+ professionals in PR, media relations, internal communications, public affairs and more. Crisis Communications Ragan Conference Ragan sponsorship

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

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A Chief Reputation Officer is deputized within your organization to oversee the important responsibility of safeguarding your reputation through internal and external strategies, and ongoing communications. Managing your reputation crosses over communications, public affairs and public relations. When looking at what to delegate to a CRO role, consider these tasks: Internal. Efficiently and consistently communicate to all targeted audiences.

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

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As corporate vice president of communications at Microsoft , Frank X. In anticipation of his keynote address at PRSA’s 2019 International Conference in San Diego on Oct. I worked for my school newspaper, and when I joined the Marines I was a public affairs officer. Then there’s the specific technical skills of media relations and internal communications. Internal communications can be challenging at large companies.

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.

PR professionals’ skills and competencies not fit for modern future proof public relations

Stuart Bruce

The State of the Profession 2017 survey by the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) reveals that the PR profession still has a very long way to go before the skills and competencies of its practitioners meet the needs of modern future proof public relations best practice. One of the most alarming is that ‘monitoring and evaluation’ is only looked for by 59% of employers when recruiting for senior public relations roles.

Can your communication solution quell chaos during a crisis?

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Communicators need help navigating stormy situations. If you have the perfect solution, join us as a sponsor at Ragan’s Crisis Communications Conference. Reserve your spot at this event to: Show how your product helps communicators tackle organizational crises. Connect with 80+ professionals in PR, media relations, internal communications, public affairs and more. The post Can your communication solution quell chaos during a crisis?

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking on digital and social media in PR at the World Conference on PR in Emerging Economies at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Those were just some of the amazing statistics I learned when I spoke about digital and social media in PR at the first ever World Conference on PR in Emerging Economies held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

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.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

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A solid communications strategy starts with prioritizing your internal audience. One of the most overlooked types of communications for companies is addressing their internal audience. In my 22 years of professional business experience, I have rarely seen a client have really solid internal communications. My best public affairs advice: Employees should be addressed first and foremost, not last. WHO to communicate to?

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Department of Treasury is seeking a communications consultant in Washington, D.C. Washington State University is searching for a communications manager in Pullman, Washington. Mayo Clinic looks to hire a communications specialist in Rochester, Minnesota. SSM Health seeks a marketing and communications specialist in Madison, Wisconsin. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Marketing and communications manager—Palladium (New York).

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.

Why COVID-19 should prompt questions about cybersecurity

PR Daily

Here’s what communicators should be sharing with their networks. Bad actors are also using the increase in HR email traffic regarding the virus to impersonate internal employee communications. As cybercriminals continue to use the coronavirus as an opportunity for malicious cyber activity and more and more employees begin working from home, communicators must advocate for good cyber hygiene.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Scores of music lovers will flock to Chicago this weekend for Lollapalooza, and you could intern for the organization behind the festival, if you land this week’s featured position. C3 Presents, the Texas-based company behind the festival, is looking for a digital marketing intern in Austin, Texas. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Director of communications, employee experience and community engagement—Transamerica (Colorado).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Zoom Video Communications. “… I am happy to come into work every day and work with people that have quickly become friends. On top of all that, they love to promote internally, compensation and benefits are amazing, and you get free lunch 4 times a week!”. Procore truly lives its values of Ownership, Optimism, and Openness—visible in everything from the frequent and authentic communication from our executives to the positive and supportive attitudes of our employees.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Integrated Communications Strategies Director (Job ID: 12458787), AARP, Washington, DC. Associate Director of Public Policy , Michael J.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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RELATED: Join us for our one-of-a-kind Measurement for Communicators Academy. ]. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Employee communications director—Robert Half (California). Director of strategic communications—Southern Methodist University. Global communications director—PwC (Florida). Director of external communications—Parsons Corp.

45 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Affairs Officer , British Embassy, San Francisco, CA – apply by Dec. Public Affairs Specialist , Dept. Senior Marketing Associate, School of Public Health , George Washington University, Washington, DC. Senior Coordinator, Alumni Engagement & Communications with School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Public Relations Jobs

72 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Internal Communications Advisor , British Embassy, Washington, DC – apply by Jan 13. Head of Press, Politics & Government Affairs , British Embassy, Boston, MA – apply by Jan. Division Chief, Public Affairs , Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Digital Media/Public Relations Coordinator , City of Delray Beach, Delray Beach, FL – apply by Jan.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

42 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Airport Public Affairs Assistant , City of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA – apply by Mar. Press & Communications Officer (scroll to find), Embassy of Hungary, Washington, DC – apply by Feb. Communications Associate, Biomedical Graduate Education , Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Public Relations Coordinator , Ohio Development Services Agency, Columbus, OH – apply by Mar.

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Public Engagement Coordinator , Jefferson County Public Health, Golden, CO – apply by Oct. Public Information Officer , Maricopa County Dept. Public Affairs Specialist , Patent & Trademark Office, Washington, DC – apply by Oct. Congressional Affairs Analyst , US Marshals Service, Washington, DC – apply by Oct. Content Coordinator , Care International, Atlanta, GA.

73 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

47 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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. Public Relations Jobs

64 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant, School of Communication , American University, Washington, DC. Senior Policy Advisor, International Appointments , British Embassy, New York, NY – apply by Nov. Director of Communications , DC Dept. Multimedia Communications Specialist , Folsom-Cordova Unified School District, Rancho Cordova, CA. Senior Communications Associate , Advancement Project, Washington, DC.

66 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Briefings/Visits & Events Manager, International Trade , British Embassy, New York, NY – apply by Nov. 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 .

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.

65 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

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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.