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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.

Analysis spotlights need for greater public engagement in creative process

Stephen Waddington

New research published by Ketchum in conjunction with Fast Company is a klaxon for dissent and diversity as part of the creative process in public relations. The European Referendum and US election spotlighted a failure by marketing, public affairs, and public relations practitioners to engage with broader publics. It’s an issue that we were keen to investigate at Ketchum in the lead up to this year’s Cannes Festival of Creativity.

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Sweden’s Communication Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Doctor Spin

After the webinar, I was asked which nations I thought had done a good job communicating with their publics during the coronavirus pandemic. What then follows is an outright information war with the creative use of statistics on both sides. Safeguard international relations.

Sweden’s response to the coronavirus pandemic

Doctor Spin

After the webinar, I was asked which nations I thought had done a good job communicating with their publics during the pandemic. What then follows is an outright information war with the creative use of statistics on both sides. Safeguard international relations.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Senior Public Relations Specialist , Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA – apply by Oct. Public Information Officer II , Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE – apply by Oct. Public Policy Associate , Child Care Aware, Arlington, VA. Public Affairs Coordinator (pdf), Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Bethesda, MD. Public Relations Jobs

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

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.

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. Associate Director of Government Affairs (frequent travel to DC), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Director, Public Relations & Marketing with Bloomberg School for Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Creative Marketing Writer , ICF International, Fairfax, VA.

58 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

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. Director with International Forum for Democratic Studies , National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, DC. Senior Director of Public Relations , National Pork Producers Council, Washington, DC. Junior Creative Associate , Hattaway Communications, Washington, DC.

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Coordinator, School of International Service , American University, Washington, DC. Public Affairs Specialist , Department of State, Washington, DC – apply by Feb. Executive Director, Public Engagement , Department of Veterans Affairs/National Cemetery Administration, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Programs Assistant, Public Policy , Amazon, Washington, DC.

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. Vice President of Public Relations , Strayer University, Herndon, VA. Associate Director, Strategic Communications & Public Relations, American Diabetes Association, Alexandria, VA. Specialist, Communications, Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD. Public Relations Jobs

63 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Communications Specialist, School of Public Health , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Creative Director, Communications & Marketing with School of Architecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – apply by Jan. Director of Communications , US Commission on International Religious Freedom, Washington, DC – apply by Jan. Public Relations Jobs

Creative New Business Development – Providing Value Through Research

Solo PR Pro

It can be highly effective to find new and creative ways for cultivating relationships – particularly over the long-term – with the key decision-makers in our target markets. He was looking to expand on this and reach schools focused on public policy and international relations. In total, 15 out of the top 30 public affairs graduate schools ranked by US News and World Report participated in the survey.

Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

PR Daily

PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms. From disseminating information on availability of PPE and hand sanitizers to office closings and virtual town halls, Cetera and her team have produced an unprecedented amount of internal and external content.

42 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 , Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC – apply by Nov. Publications Specialist , Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Prince George’s County – apply by Nov. Public Relations Specialist , Wyoming Department of Transportation, Cheyenne, WY – apply by Nov. Manager, Internal Communications , Exelon, Washington, DC.

41 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/Web Operations Coordinator , Administrative Office of the US Courts, Washington, DC – apply by July 26. Public Affairs Specialist , Castaic Lake Water Agency, Santa Clarita, CA – apply by Aug. Marketing/Public Relations Specialist , City and County of Denver, Denver, CO – apply by July 26. Senior Public Information Officer , Dept.

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. National Internal Medicine Day, American College of Physicians. Forever Global Rally 2019, Forever Living Products International. Back To Whole, Rachel Kay Public Relations.

Miranda Dini Appointed Global Healthcare Lead for AVENIR GLOBAL

Shift Communications

We focus on helping our clients effectively communicate the value of what they’re trying to achieve, by seamlessly bringing together deep experience, dynamic insights and diverse viewpoints to deliver breakthrough creative solutions.”. Public Relations

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Specifically, the Marketing Specialist supports product management, sales, marketing and the creative design team to effectively coordinate development, design, approval, production and distribution of marketing materials. General manager, public affairs—Edelman (Washington, D.C.). Public relations specialist—The University of Georgia (Georgia). Assistant account executive, health care public relations—Ogilvy (New York).

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Public Affairs, Washington University in St. Shining a Light on Child Sex Trafficking in the US, RoseComm for Shared Hope International. Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation, Dittoe Public Relations.

Can corporate communications stay in the spotlight post-COVID?

PR Daily

After a year of intense disruption, engagement with brands from both internal and external audiences has risen dramatically. Over the last decade, PR pros became enamored with words like omnichannel, PR-led creative and disruptive marketing. Corporate affairs became fashionable again.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

PR Daily

The Cura Foundation’s Unite to Cure, the 4th International Vatican Conference, The Cura Foundation and Allison+Partners. Second Chance Lemonade Stand, Compassion International. Women of Macon-Bibb, Macon-Bibb County Office of Public Affairs. Pro Bono PR Support for Save Purnell Today, Gillian Small Public Relations with Save Purnell Today benefitting the Wylder Nation Foundation. CREATIVE PR ASSETS. Print Publication.

5 “Founding Fathers” Of PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As Father’s Day approaches, it’s a good time to remember the legendary figures who shaped modern public relations. It’s fascinating to chart the growth of public relations over the last century by looking at those who had the vision to create the industry. Bernays gets top billing as PR’s “father” A nephew of Freud, Edward Bernays (1891-1995) “invented” modern PR and coined the term “public relations.”

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6 Accredited PR Pros on Why They Pursued Their APR

PRSay

In honor of April being APR Month, we posed the following question: “Why did you decide to pursue Accreditation in Public Relations?” As an independent communications and PR consultant, I felt that pursuing my Accreditation in Public Relations was vital for the integrity of my practice and for demonstrating to clients that I can deliver faithfully on the services I offer.”. Owner and Creative Director, ColorThisWorld Communications.

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

PR Daily

But if your goal is to conduct meetings in a culture of collaboration and make decisions during those meetings, spark team creativity or engage your audience, then you need to think beyond PowerPoint – especially during our remote-working, semi-quarantined way of life.

#FuturePRoof podcast: strawberry picking

Stephen Waddington

FuturePRoof conversation at #PRfest about the value of public relations. The second #PRFest in Edinburgh proved to be a lively affair combining keynotes, panels and workshops. The latest phase of the project seeks out insight on the value of public relations when implemented as a strategic management discipline. In each case public relations is represented at the highest level internally. Big win for public relations at Cannes Festival of Creativity.

Behind the Headlines With Kathy Jeavons

Cision

Kathy Jeavons, senior vice president of public affairs at Story Partners, a Washington, D.C. strategic public affairs firm, is no stranger to the constant change in PR. It’s probably more accurate, though, to say I started five years earlier when I joined the White House Office of Communications as Associate Director for Public Liaison. . What do you hope to accomplish in your new role as senior vice president of public affairs at Story Partners?

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

They will have extensive knowledge of local youth trends and the influencer and creative landscape. Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Director of public affairs and communications—American Express (New York). Senior manager of brand public relations—The Coca-Cola Co. Public relations director—Western Governors University (Utah). Director of external affairs—One Earth Future Foundation (Colorado).

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. As a public utility, Denver Water did not need more customers.

For PR Agencies, Does Cannes Really Matter?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity – the Oscars of the advertising business – was held last week, and apparently it was a big disappointment for the public relations industry, which won fewer awards than in previous years. It’s also worth noting that, while PR agencies took home fewer honors this year, public relations as a category is stronger than ever. ” Today, it’s a “Creativity” extravaganza, and with good reason.

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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. Ragan gets creative to get people connected. February 1-2, 2017 – Miami, FL – Hosted by Florida International University. Internal Communications Best Practices.

13 Fortunate Truths about PR

PR Matters

PR ―along with all other communication channels― must be able to withstand ever-increasing public and social media scrutiny of its credibility and honesty [ Tweet Quote ]. Guiding HR and Internal Comms on steps and actions for company-wide communications activities. It’s also the only one to concern itself with all audiences, both internal and external. It means applying effort and creativity that is consistent and ongoing.

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. Ragan gets creative to get people connected. Internal Communications Best Practices.

13 Truths About PR ? How Many Do You Believe In?

PR Matters

PR ―along with all other communication channels― must be able to withstand ever-increasing public and social media scrutiny of its credibility and honesty [ Tweet Quote ]. Guiding HR and Internal Comms on steps and actions for company-wide communications activities. It’s also the only one to concern itself with all audiences, both internal and external. It means applying effort and creativity that is consistent and ongoing.

Behind the Headlines With Dan Gregory

Cision

Dan Gregory, vice president of Susan Davis International, knows the importance of representing your client well and telling their story accurately. Coming out of college, I was more focused on public speaking and speechwriting than general public relations. Public speaking was more exposed, intimate and immediate in how it connected the communicator and the audience in real time, allowing them to play off each other.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Bureau of Labor Statistics , the PR industry will keep pace with the rest of the economy for overall job creation, but it will still be a struggle to find your place in the industry: The need for organizations to maintain their public image will continue to drive employment growth. Candidates can expect strong competition for jobs at advertising and public relations firms and organizations with large media exposure. Regional public relations coordinator—Neiman Marcus, Illinois.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

This statistic isn’t difficult to believe if you network in public relations and marketing circles. See what else we have in this week’s openings: Internal communications manager. Public relations manager—Black Frame (New York). Creative services manager—Make-A-Wish International (Arizona). Director of public relations—Omaze (California). Public relations executive—W2 Communications (Virginia).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Senior public relations coordinator—Youth Villages (Tennessee). Public relations manager—UPS (California). Public relations coordinator—New York & Company (New York). Public relations assistant—Shriners Hospitals for Children (Texas). Public affairs specialist—FDA (Maryland). Manager, global communications and public relations—Tupperware Brands (Florida). Public relations manager—Animal Welfare Institute (Washington, D.C.).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Recruiters from the Paladin Blog say “modern marketers” should be creative, adaptable and tech-driven. Public relations specialist— Virgin Atlantic (United Kingdom). Public relations coordinator— Detroit Symphony Orchestra (Michigan). Public affairs internship— Burson-Marsteller (Germany). Public relations and community outreach specialist— Harkins Theatres (Arizona). Media and public relations manager— Arqiva (United Kingdom).

BAME voices takeover #FuturePRoof for fourth book

Stephen Waddington

Her goal was to create a platform to assert the value of public relations as a strategic management function and promote best practice. I caught up with four of the authors this week ahead of publication to ask them about some of the biggest issues facing our profession.

How media monitoring can help make you a better writer

Media Bullseye

A key factor in writing well is having solid resources on which to build one’s case—this is particularly true for some of the persuasive writing necessary for practices like public affairs or more technical topics, such as pharmaceutical writing or anything in the energy or technology sectors. Media monitoring can expose a writer to specialized publications, or introduce a writer to journalists who specialize in certain fields.