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

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. The longer you keep giving out tidbits, the longer you will remain in the public eye. Learn everything you can about what they’re doing internally and externally.

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Royal Mail’s innovative digital public affairs response to attack by Jeremy Corbyn

Stuart Bruce

Corbyn, the leader of the UK’s opposition party who has shifted it far to the left, said: “… hundreds of millions has been paid out into private hands” It’s Royal Mail’s digital public affairs response that was great as instead of just ignoring it or issuing a formal media statement, it sent out a series of tweets ‘trolling’ the Labour leader. Case Study Public Affairs public relations

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Sweden’s PR Disaster with A$AP Rocky

Doctor Spin

Sweden’s leading expert on criminal behaviour and the justice system, Leif GW Persson, noted that that this whole matter should have been resolved much faster; his fear is that this whole controversy gave a local prosecutor the opportunity to spend as much time in the international spotlight as possible. Why Public Opinion is Siding with A$AP Rocky. And this is why Sweden’s unison no-one is above the law defence has virtually no effect on public opinion.

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

PRSay

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. As a public affairs officer, you’re working to make sure that people understand the implications of the decisions that they’re making.

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. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high. 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. From a public relations perspective, the stakes are seemingly high. Safeguard international relations.

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.

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.

A Navy Leader on the Role of Accreditation in Developing Strategic Communicators

PRSay

Navy Chief of Information, is the first flag officer and senior active duty officer to earn Accreditation in Public Relations and Military Communication (APR+M). What specific areas of public relations in the APR credentialing process directly relate to military public affairs officers?

Why COVID-19 should prompt questions about cybersecurity

PR Daily

Bad actors are also using the increase in HR email traffic regarding the virus to impersonate internal employee communications. Kaylin Trychon is a cybersecurity communications expert and vice president at Rokk Solutions, a full-service, bipartisan public affairs firm.

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. Global senior internal communications manager—International Rescue Committee (New York). Public relations manager—Amazon (California).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Division director of public relations—American Veterinary Medical Association (Illinois). Communications intern—AARP (Pennsylvania). Content Marketing Internal Communications Marketing Media Relations PR Speechwriting Writing & Editing communications jobs jobs marketing jobs PR jobs

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). Senior director of internal communications—NYU Langone Medical Center (New York). Senior public relations associate—Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants (Illinois). Digital internal communications manager—Conduent (New Jersey). Vice president of communications and marketing—Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (Connecticut).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

On top of all that, they love to promote internally, compensation and benefits are amazing, and you get free lunch 4 times a week!”. See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Senior manager of executive and internal communications—GitHub (California). Senior vice president of marketing and communications—Pittsburgh International Airport (Pennsylvania). External communications and public relations manager—American Red Cross (Utah).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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 Four Seasons Total Landscaping press conference is PR history

Doctor Spin

The Trump campaign also explained that they had always intended to host their press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping — the idea that it was going to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel was just an internal communication error. Ah, the Four Seasons Total Landscaping press conference!

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

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National Internal Medicine Day, American College of Physicians. Forever Global Rally 2019, Forever Living Products International. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Education, Schmidt Public Affairs. Social Influencer Program, American Public University System.

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. We received a flurry of incredible internal communications work from the past year. Blueprint Medicines: Internal Communications. Cambia Health Solutions: Cambia Internal Comms.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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. Global senior internal communications manager—International Rescue Committee (New York). Director of public relations and marketing—Volunteers of America (Colorado). Public relations manager—Walker Sands Communications (Illinois).

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.

What inclusive language looks like for modern speechwriters

PR Daily

Franklin is co-founder of Speechwriters of Color , an organization seeking to improve representation and reach for diverse communicators, and will lead a session on inclusive language in speechwriting at Ragan’s Speechwriting and Public Affairs Virtual Conference March 4.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

See what else we have in our weekly professional pickings: Public affairs manager—Advocate Health Care (Illinois). 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).

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Internal communications manager—NetApp (California). Public affairs director—WeWork (Texas). Public relations coordinator—Baptist Memorial Health Care (Tennessee). Public relations manager—Lands’ End (Wisconsin). Communications and public relations associate—Eataly (Canada). Public relations graduate internship—Golin (Illinois). Internal communications manager—Microsoft (Washington). Public affairs specialist—U.S.

Keep communicators calm during their next organizational crisis

PR Daily

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. 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.

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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. for our Speechwriting & Public Affairs Conference ].

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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. PRSA named Pedene as Public Relations Professional of the Year in 2015.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

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). UK and Ireland PR executive—Marriott Hotels International (United Kingdom). Assistant director of external communications and public relations—University of Michigan (Michigan). Public relations coordinator—Victoria’s Secret (Ohio).

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists

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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.

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. Congressional Relations Specialist , US Commission on International Religious Freedom, Washington, DC – apply by May 26. Senior Specialist, Public Relations , American Bar Association, Washington, DC. Press Officer (pdf), Public Citizen, Washington, DC.

Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s 2018 ACE Awards finalists

PR Daily

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.

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. An independent writer and communications consultant, he led the public affairs practice in the D.C.

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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. Designer, University Publications , American University, Washington, DC. Public Safety Information Officer , Fairfax County, Fairfax, VA – apply by Sept. Assistant Director, Communications with Wagner School of Public Service , New York University, New York, NY.

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

PR Daily

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.

Can your communication solution quell chaos during a crisis?

PR Daily

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. 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.