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. Public affairs relates to matters that concern the public directly.

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 They help reinforce our messages with the public.

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

EpiPen Reaction: How Digital Communications Impacts Advocacy and Public Affairs

Media Bullseye

This campaign illustrates the revolutionized relationship between technology and advocacy/public affairs. 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. The UK has voted to leave the European Union.

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… Continue Reading → The post Royal Mail’s innovative digital public affairs response to attack by Jeremy Corbyn appeared first on STUART BRUCE. Case Study Public Affairs public relationsWhen Royal Mail announced a profit of £68m UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was quick to attack it with a specially made video and tweet with the provocative hashtag #riseup.

Media and Social Intelligence Best Practices for Government and Public Affairs Teams

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Public Affairs Manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan Shares Perspectives with Hoffman APAC Team

The Hoffman Agency

You can consider us the largest hotel chain the world,” said Marvin Ma, public affairs manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan, who hosted a sharing session with the Hoffman APAC team. By Lauren Lee, Account Manager, Hoffman Hong Kong.

Director of Public Affairs/Issues Management - Chicago, IL

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Company: Bader Rutter Location: Chicago, Illinois Industry: Marketing - Public Relations Career Level: Executive (SVP, EVP, VP) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

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. Crenshaw Communications imPRessions public relations Definers Public Affairs Facebook PR

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.

So what do you do for a job Stuart?

Stuart Bruce

A couple of recent blog posts by people who I admire and respect have made me think about my own career.

Game On, Mr President

Doktor Spinn

PR Public Affairs peak populism public affairsIn times of peak populism and gameshow host politics, I find myself returning to old episodes of the West Wing for some much needed escapism.

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.” Long live public relations.

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

Sword and the Script

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. Social media is an incredible tool for reaching all of an agency’s publics.

Corporate storytelling is an essential future PR skill

Stuart Bruce

So if you’re a public relations, corporate communications or public affairs professional how will you change your way of operating to become a better corporate storyteller? Content corporate communications Public Affairs public relations

Brexit and Trump are result of the failure of professional politics and communications

Stuart Bruce

But the public has moved on and politics hasn’t. The public quite rightly detest Hilary’s carefully crafted, religiously rehearsed, marvelous messages. Public Affairs public relations Democrats Labour Party Trump

What will you post on Facebook or Twitter in 14 days’ time?

Stuart Bruce

The UK government’s new bill restricting trade unions has an alarming proposal in it that has potentially devastating negative consequences for people working in public relations, digital communications and social media including members of the CIPR and PRCA.

Win any client in a proposal presentation

BradleyPR

Business Public Affairs Public RelationsIt is 4 p.m. on a Friday afternoon, and you have one last meeting that separates you from your weekend. You are going into a proposal presentation given by a recent college graduate who is seeking clients for his up-and-coming business. After a few minutes, you do your best to listen intently, but it is [.].

How PR and corporate communications can use animated gifs

Stuart Bruce

As public relations and corporate communications needs to become increasingly more visual gifs are one of the easiest and most effective ways to do it. How to create and find gifs for public relations and corporate communications.

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 Relations Jobs

Senior PR practitioners lack digital and social media management skills

Stuart Bruce

The problem is that as social and digital becomes more important senior practitioners lack the expertise or experience to actually do their jobs and integrate it properly into public relations strategy. StateOfPR – Research report from Chartered Institute of Public Relations.

PR and social media set for continued growth

Stuart Bruce

Lots of new research around at the moment that point to a positive future for the public relations business. The consumer social media market is saturated with agencies, advisers and social media ‘gurus’, but the corporate and public affairs space still has lots of opportunity.

The Journey From Certificate in Principles of Public Relations to APR

PRSay

The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is one of the highest distinctions a PR professional can earn today. My path to becoming an APR started when I was a senior studying public relations at Florida State University. Accreditation in Public Relations Accreditation APR

The Digital Politician

Doktor Spinn

In public relations , political communication is ‘public affairs.’ ’ Most politicians are looking for ways to engage the public by speaking to issues defined by the mass media.

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PR round-up for the silly season

Stuart Bruce

My public relations blogging has been light during July and August as I’ve had a couple of short holidays and been busier with consultancy and training projects than I would be normally during the summer. Complete Guide to Public Relations Tools.

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. Coordinator, Public Affairs , American Wood Council, Washington, DC.

PR rising in Africa rising

Stuart Bruce

After a week in Nairobi meeting African PR professionals I believe that Africa can be the next big growth area for public relations. profession that positions public relations as a real management discipline that contributes significantly to actual organisational and business objectives.

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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.

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.

53 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Assistant Director, Government Affairs , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Publication Specialist , Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas, NV. Public Relations Jobs

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. Engaging with publics as part of the creative process. Public Relations Creativity

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. Public Relations Administrative Specialist , Central Carolina Technical College, Sumter, SC.

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.

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. Public Affairs Associate , (scroll to find), Five Corners Strategies, Washington, DC.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Associate Director, Federal Government Affairs , American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Washington, DC. Associate, Campaign Execution , DDC Public Affairs, Washington, DC.

72 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. 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.

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.

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. Press & Public Outreach Officer (pdf), USAID – Office of U.S.

44 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Director of Communications with Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Public Affairs Director , The Herald Group, Washington, DC.