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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. Reassure customers, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders. Establish an internal management working group supported by the appropriate professional advisers as required. The UK has voted to leave the European Union.

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PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms.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.

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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 you should address the coronavirus with employees

PR Daily

Even if companies don’t think they’re directly affected by coronavirus, the disease making national headlines is probably on their employees’ minds. Employees are a company’s No. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

Should Public Relations Change Its Name?

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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.

Why COVID-19 should prompt questions about cybersecurity

PR Daily

For many employees, telework is not a new concept, but for entire organizations, this level of remote work is unprecedented. Bad actors are also using the increase in HR email traffic regarding the virus to impersonate internal employee communications.

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. WHY it matters to employees?

Amazon, others restrict employee travel, social media’s growing dominance for marketing, and airlines halt flights over coronavirus fears

PR Daily

restrict employee travel. The organizations have also limited nonessential travel both domestically and internationally. Remember to include in your messages that these decisions are for your employees’ well-being. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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

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If you’re going to be successful in reaching 130,000 employees, then you have to be consistent [with your messaging] and have the patience to stick with it,” he says. 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.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Employees want to work for a company with a positive workplace culture. Money is great, but for many employees, the workplace culture is equally—if not more—important than their salary. A positive culture can be incredibly important for employee retention and morale —but a negative environment can quickly become a PR nightmare. Employees have spoken, and Glassdoor used their reviews to compile its “ 2019 Best Places to Work ” list.

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. Director, Public Relations , AAA, Washington, DC. Communications Associate, Publications , Catholics for Choice, Washington, DC. External Affairs Assistant , International Republican Institute, Washington, DC. Public Relations Consultant , LIMRA, Windsor, CT.

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. Senior Public Relations Specialist , Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, GA – apply by Oct. Public Information Officer II , Nebraska Department of Education, Lincoln, NE – apply by Oct. Legislative Representative , American Federation of Government Employees, Washington, DC. Public Policy Associate , Child Care Aware, Arlington, VA. Public Relations Jobs

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Six metrics make up the direct work factors, including the average number of hours residents work per week, the share of employees who don’t use all their vacation time, and the share of households with no working adults. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Employee communications director—Robert Half (California). Digital internal communications manager—Conduent (New Jersey).

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. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is looking for an internal communications coordinator in New York City.

The Changing Face of Public Relations in Government; Off Script #30: Merritt Allen of Vox Optima

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Incidentally, her arrival at her first duty station in the Philippines coincided with a volcanic eruption and, in need of communications help, her commanding officer reassigned her to public affairs. Our adversaries, whether major international powers or small insurgent groups, rely on misinformation and use communication with the press as a tool of information warfare. Internal communication, in particular, has gotten easier with the digital revolution.

50 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Digital Media Coordinator with Center for Business & Public Policy (part-time), Georgetown University, Washington, DC – apply by June 29. Project Manager, Public Affairs , AAA, Washington, DC. Director of Government Affairs , AARP, Washington, DC. Government Affairs Senior Policy Analyst , Environmental Working Group, Washington, DC. Public Relations Jobs

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).

What Is Public Relations (PR)?

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What is public relations (PR)? To add to this already long list, I’ve created a definition which I think work well today: PR (public relations) = strategic communication via owned and earned channels to establish and maintain beneficial relationships with influencers and publics. It can be about talking to journalists, customer service, conversations in social media, dialogues with investors, politicians and employees and so on. So, What Is Public Relations?

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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RELATED: Inspire your employees to do their best work by joining us at Facebook HQ. ]. Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Employee communications director—Robert Half (California). Division director of public relations—American Veterinary Medical Association (Illinois). Communications intern—AARP (Pennsylvania).

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

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AARP’s Reshma Mehta spoke at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference on March 25 about how the organization’s rapid response team has helped in its approach to COVID-19. Internal communications.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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That’s not to say that those employed in the lower-ranked states are lazy; it’s just that employees in the top-ranked states go the extra, extra mile. Employees in the state earned a total score of 71.41, based on all factors considered. SURVEY: Measure how well your internal comms stack up ]. Here are communications jobs in each of the top five states: The Army National Guard is looking for a public affairs specialist in Bismarck, North Dakota.

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. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ]. Your employees just can’t remain engaged unless they are involved in the meeting.

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Keep communicators calm during their next organizational crisis

PR Daily

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. Connect with 80+ professionals in PR, media relations, internal communications, public affairs and more. Find business prospects at our conference, then tour Nebraska Medicine’s state-of-the-art biocontainment unit. Communicators need help navigating stormy situations.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Employee communications director—Robert Half (California). Public relations vice president—Method (New York). Digital engagement manager—Macmillan International Higher Education (United Kingdom). Public relations and events coordinator—Able South Carolina (South Carolina). Employee communications specialist—OCLC (Ohio).

Miranda Dini Appointed Global Healthcare Lead for AVENIR GLOBAL

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AVENIR GLOBAL, one of the top 15 largest communications firms in the world, has more than 1,000 employees in key strategic markets across Europe/Middle East, the United States and Canada. Public Relations

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

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public companies are required to prepare and release their financial statements on a quarterly basis. Hine majored in history in college and spent his early career in politics, before joining a publicly traded company to lead its communications.

Leading With Ethics During COVID-19

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As a nationwide health care system, OEM was able to pull assets from across the country to develop a plan, and they worked with the VHA Office of Communications on both internal and external PR efforts. We displayed loyalty in servicing our employees and our patients.

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Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s 2018 ACE Awards finalists

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Government Communications or Government Public Affairs Professional. Chris Floore, assistant to the county manager, public affairs at Macon-Bibb County. Internal Communications Professional. Kevin Cary, internal communications lead at EPRI. Public Relations Professional. Internal Communications Team. Public Relations Team. LTS, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information and Technology. Small Agency (1–20 employees).

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. Corporate affairs became fashionable again. Someone had to reassure the employees.

From crisis to hope: Marriott’s journey through COVID-19

PR Daily

At the beginning of the pandemic, CEO Arne Sorenson shared a powerful video message with stakeholders as the company stared down the worst public health crisis in a generation—events that would lead to layoffs and massive global disruption.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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What organizations do employees love working for? The environment in which employees work is worth more to them than the salary they earn. Workplace culture is crucial to attracting and retaining the best and brightest employees and fostering long and productive careers (within your organization). A study conducted by BetterUp found that employees will work harder and stay with organizations longer if they find their jobs meaningful.

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Can your communication solution quell chaos during a crisis?

PR Daily

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. Connect with 80+ professionals in PR, media relations, internal communications, public affairs and more. Find business prospects at our conference, then tour Nebraska Medicine—the country’s top Ebola containment center. Communicators need help navigating stormy situations.

Incoming! How to handle media requests in a crisis

PR Daily

So my second tip is to expand your media relations team, either internally or by bringing in consultants. If the sympathetic local TV news reporter shows interest in a feature on how your employees fared during the crisis, take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your heroes.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

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Countries around the world celebrate their own National Coffee Day on various dates, but International Coffee Day has been celebrated on Oct. The goal of this year’s International Coffee Day celebration, according to the International Coffee Organization , the intergovernmental organization behind International Coffee Day, is to raise awareness for many coffee farmers worldwide who are not making a living wage, due to coffee bean overproduction.

Brands can no longer be neutral

PR Daily

Pick almost any public affairs issue out of a hat and Richard Levick will not only share his unvarnished opinion but he will back it up with a passionate accounting of historical truths that make the listener a true believer.

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

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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. Boeing will need to be more proactive and engaging with the media and public, PR crisis communications experts told Forbes.

How PR pros see 2021 as a year of opportunity for DE&I

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Rachel Noerdlinger, managing director at Mercury Public Affairs , offers “equity” as an example of a word that must be clearly defined to ensure progress in the workplace. And how are you doing things internally, not just externally?”. The internal work is harder.

Thoughts on Balancing Your Professional Work and Your Activism

PRSay

Those of us who are activists may be reluctant to go public about our affiliations for fear of losing clients or alienating the boss or C-suite. Witness the recent walkouts by employees at Google and Facebook, and by Amazon Employees for Climate Justice, over a range of workplace issues.

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5 “Founding Fathers” Of PR

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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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PR Generalists versus Specialists: which will the future of PR require?

Media Bullseye

Examples include PR professionals who work exclusively with companies in the energy, healthcare, or consumer goods sectors, or who specialize in crisis communications, internal comms, or public affairs work. As PR firms rushed to catch up, one of the ways it plugged this gap was hiring employees with specific digital skills. Since many of these skill sets were very specific, the employees hired to carry out these portions of digital PR were, by default, specialists.