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

PR Daily

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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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 Here in the public affairs office there are just two of us — there used to be five, and then there were four, and then three. As the PR person, I have to look at impacts to visitors, including international visitors whose flights and hotels were being canceled.

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

We called on these digital communications pros to share their creative work—and they delivered. We’re excited to announce PR Daily’s 2020 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists. Dish on Fish, Butin Integrated Communications with National Fisheries Institute. National Internal Medicine Day, American College of Physicians. CYBERTACOS, W2 Communications. Wellness Your Way Festival, Dunn Pellier Media. Media Relations Campaign.

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Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

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After a year of intense disruption, engagement with brands from both internal and external audiences has risen dramatically. Corporate affairs became fashionable again. Someone needed to communicate what to do in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.

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Pepsi’s new catchphrase, TikTok’s transparency report, and the best times to post on social media

PR Daily

The original tweet and its replies can serve as inspiration for fun (and potentially quirky) questions to ask your followers on social media, sparking both engagement and potential headlines. All the time and effort you put into crafting a social media post that captures attention and provides value can be for naught if your audience doesn’t see it. Image courtesy of Sprout Social. delivers “consistent engagement”: Image courtesy of Sprout Social.

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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

The organizations have also limited nonessential travel both domestically and internationally. If your organization is taking similar precautions, communicate the developments with as much information as you can to lower the potential for panic while increasing trust. The report said that the most successful channels were social media (37%) and websites (33%). for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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5 essential tools and trends for communications pros

PR Daily

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. Here are four tools that communicators love: Monday.com. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. Social Chorus. The post 5 essential tools and trends for communications pros appeared first on PR Daily.

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Announcing the finalists for the 2014 Social Media Awards

PR Daily

We asked to see your best social media skills: contests/games, hash tags, videos, Facebook and more. Entries came in from across the globe, flooding each category with impressive, creative examples of social media at its finest. Next, our judges will go over the finalists and name the crème de la crème of PR Daily ’s 2014 Social Media Awards. Dodge Communications for Navicure, ICD-10 Hub. Gregory FCA for SHI International, The SHI Blog.

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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.

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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. 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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Kanter Media created an infographic compiling statistics related to ad dollars spent during last year’s month of college basketball madness—and organizations didn’t skimp on the revenue they spent. AT&T doled out the most marketing bucks, spending $101 million throughout the tournament, according to Kanter Media’s statistics. RELATED: We're celebrating the maestros of media relations. ]. Employee communications director—Robert Half (California).

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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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Travel Association, Gallup, the Social Science Research Council and the Corporation for National & Community Service. 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). Environmental, social and governance program manager—Robert Half (California).

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Keep communicators calm during their next organizational crisis

PR Daily

Communicators need help navigating stormy situations. From negative news and social media coverage to natural disasters, it’s essential that employees have the right tools to stay properly informed and connected. 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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Founded in 2006 by Colleen Paige, National Pet Day was created “… to celebrate the joy pets bring to our lives and to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues all around the globe,” according to its website. Social media feeds are sure to be flooded with visuals of furry, feathered or scaly comrades featuring the hashtag #NationalPetDay. Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois).

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Singles’ Day poised to break records, WarnerMedia announces layoffs, and Whole Foods partners with Progressive to offer a ‘Turkey Protection Plan’

PR Daily

Hello, communicators: ABC’s “Jeopardy” announced that it would air the final 35 episodes featuring Alex Trebek, who died on Sunday after fighting pancreatic cancer. CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS. SOCIAL BUZZ. Ortega, public affairs officer for the U.S.

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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. 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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Marketing and communications manager—Palladium (New York). Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Corporate communications director—Entercomm, parent company of Radio.com (New York). Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas). Corporate communications associate—General Mills (Minnesota). Public relations coordinator—Baptist Memorial Health Care (Tennessee).

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Can your communication solution quell chaos during a crisis?

PR Daily

Communicators need help navigating stormy situations. From negative news and social media coverage to natural disasters, it’s essential that employees have the right tools to stay properly informed and connected. 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.

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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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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It summarizes the purpose of the position: To create, deliver and manage outstanding and profitable marketing campaigns and strategies for UK and international releases. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Social media communications specialist—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (North Carolina). Corporate communications director—Entercomm, parent company of Radio.com (New York). Public affairs manager—WeWork (Florida).

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An inside look at AARP’s rapid response team

PR Daily

It’s a great unknown that we’re all dealing with,” said Reshma Mehta, director of grassroots advocacy at AARP, at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference on March 25. “It’s Your social media efforts don’t need to go dark during this crisis, but make sure your posts are relevant, she advises. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Set up social listening protocol.

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Marriott, Norwegian Air and more announce layoffs; Target, other chains offer special hours for at-risk shoppers, and EU asks Netflix to slow streaming

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Also: More than half of all employees are preparing for job cuts, a PR agency offers its wire service for free, the importance of executive communication, and more. Good morning, PR pros: If you’re struggling to communicate your crisis response to the COVID-19 pandemic, 3BL Media is offering the use of its newswire service for free. Marriott International said it is furloughing tens of thousands of its workers, some who will be laid off. EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATION.

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Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

Also: Uber partners with mass transit providers, how digital media will be disrupted in the new decade, and whether in-person or virutal activations will prevail in 2020. Though UPS did not create the social media profiles, the organization has reaped the benefits of boosted brand reputation. The media landscape is always changing—and technology has greatly accelerated that change. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. SOCIAL BUZZ.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Workers rated a strong social support system as the most important way to make work meaningful. 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). Sports marketing intern—Nike (Germany).

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our one-of-a-kind Measurement for Communicators Academy. ]. Social media juggernaut Instagram seeks a communications manager in Hamburg, Germany. It summarizes the position: Instagram is seeking an experienced Communications Manager to join our growing team in Germany. We are looking for someone who is passionate about Instagram and is excited about the impact social media is having on German society. Roberts Media (Texas).

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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. Social Media Specialist , Northern Virginia Community College, Fairfax, VA – apply by May 29. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

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Pornhub donates 50k masks and offers free subscriptions, digital platforms and tech partner to share COVID-19 information, and Tony Awards postponed

PR Daily

The ad has gone live across Italy’s main TV stations as well as digital and social channels, encouraging donations in support of the Italian Red Cross (CRI) in the fight against coronavirus. Along with its donations, Pornhub is extending its premium subscription globally “in an effort to encourage the importance of staying home and practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”. Health care communications. Internal communications.

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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.

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Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

Reputation Us

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?

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

PR Daily

Also: The #WaffleHouseIndex, social distancing incorporated into logos for Audi, McDonald’s Coca-Cola and others, what organizations are hit hardest with COVID-19, and more. McDonald’s Brazil has received mixed responses about its recent logo change to emphasize the importance of social distancing: Posted by McDonald's on Thursday, March 19, 2020. RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. External communication.

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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. Media Relations Manager , Cato Institute, Washington, DC.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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).

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Robinhood scrambles after outage; Amazon, Walmart fight COVID-19 price hikes and bogus info; and it’s National Grammar Day

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: Today is National Grammar Day, and communicators and organizations alike are joining the conversation on Twitter. Well, our wonderful intern made this great @Spotify podcast playlist to get you started! Why it matters: Though technical crises such as server outages and data breaches don’t happen every day, you’d be wise to include them within your crisis communications plans just in case. What’s the career path of a social media communicator?

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72 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

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.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

A four-letter word has infiltrated the communications world, striking fear in even the most seasoned PR pros. However, it’s essential for creating engaging—and lucrative—campaigns, projects and communications. For communicators, being able to interpret data is crucial for delivering successful campaigns. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Corporate communications director—Entercom, parent company of Radio.com (New York).

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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 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

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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. Social Media & Marketing Specialist with Virginia Small Business Development Center Network , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA – apply by Oct. Senior Public Relations Specialist , Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA – apply by Oct. Public Relations Jobs

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59 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

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.

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