3 ‘firefighting’ lessons for public affairs pros

PR Daily

Here’s a peek at how public affairs pros can keep pace with change—courtesy of Scott Thomsen, who will share more insights in Ragan’s March 4 Speechwriters & Public Affairs Conference. Public affairs pros need to prepare the same way.”. “It’s

Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros

PR Daily

Ron Bonjean, a partner at Rokk Solutions, explains it this way: Lawmakers have long relied on local news to identify the needs of constituents and communicate their priorities back to their communities. Reevaluating your public relations strategy and reallocating resources to account for this changing environment will set organizations apart as they seek to advance their policy agenda.”. The post Remote lawmaking changes the game for public affairs pros appeared first on PR Daily.

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

PRSay

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?

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.

EpiPen Reaction: How Digital Communications Impacts Advocacy and Public Affairs

Media Bullseye

This campaign illustrates the revolutionized relationship between technology and advocacy/public affairs. Price increases, the lack of a major competitor, and salary hikes for executives combined to create one of the most challenging communications stories we’ve seen this year. Public Reaction. Additionally, there is a petition on Change.org with 197,145 signatures as of publication time urging Mylan to decrease the price of the EpiPen.

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.

Using measurement in public affairs and advocacy PR

Media Bullseye

My PR background is in the area of public affairs, and it remains the area of PR that I’m most comfortable working in and around. And any time I’m in a group of PR professionals and the discussion turns to measurement, I get in trouble when I make the statement that to clients in public affairs, the one measurement that really matters is: did the effort succeed or fail? Public Relations Feature

A Former Public Affairs Officer for the U.S. Marine Corps on Why He Pursued His APR

PRSay

Visit this link for more information about the Accreditation in Public Relations process. Marine Corps public affairs conference in New Orleans in 2011. I sat in the audience of roughly 200 Marine Corps public affairs officers and observed a debate on the value of sending them to a newly-formed, yearlong master’s degree program in communications, and if having the APR really added credibility. (No April is APR Month at PRSA.

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

PRSay

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. They help reinforce our messages with the public. When it comes to managing a crisis, what’s your advice for other communicators?

Is PR dead… definitely for the 10th time?

Stuart Bruce

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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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Facebook And The Perils Of Opposition PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But one detail that interested communicators was that it brought on PR agency Definers Public Affairs to run political-style oppo against competitors like Google and Apple. Miller’s sales pitch to Silicon Valley execs, whom he views as “surprisingly unsophisticated” at using their own communications tools, seems to be that good will is a zero-sum game. And that’s really the bottom line for professional communicators.

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.

Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

PR Daily

We were keeping an eye on things and then it quickly escalated, becoming top-of-mind every day, and it continues to be,” recalls Cetera, who is vice president of communications for PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay and Quaker units, PepsiCo Foods North America.

Purdah communication and resource rules

Stephen Waddington

Purdah places restrictions on government and public bodies during elections. There have already been two claims over the misuse of communication and resources. In a case last week the Government came under fire for spending public money on Facebook ads targeted at voters in marginal constitutions announced in September. Purdah covers civil servants of Government departments, local government, and the board members and staff of public bodies, and arm’s length organisations.

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.

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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. Public Relations Jobs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Public Relations Jobs

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. Public Relations Jobs

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

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.

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.

64 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant, School of Communication , American University, Washington, DC. Director of Communications , DC Dept. Multimedia Communications Specialist , Folsom-Cordova Unified School District, Rancho Cordova, CA. Public Affairs & Events Associate, School of International Affairs , George Washington University, Washington, DC. Communications/ PR /Other Consulting Firms.

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.

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?), Executive Communication Leadership Communications PR Industry Speechwriting The Workplace

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.