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Content Marketing for Communicators


Gone are the days of persuading media gatekeepers – news editors, TV and radio producers – to generate content on behalf of your brand or company. Today’s PR pros are savvy, becoming the publishers and broadcasters themselves.

In early March, Maccabee Public Relations and Minnesota PRSA partnered together to host a content marketing event ...

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Join PRSA, Receive FREE Section Membership!

Now through April 5, encourage others to join PRSA and they'll receive a FREE professional interest section community membership (up to $95 value) with promo code MAR15.

Click here for details.

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June Event
Social Media Case Study

July Event
Financial Literacy Workshop

August Event
Corporate Responsibility

Event Pass


Learning, professional development and networking are important aspects of your PRSA membership and we want to make our event offering as accessible as possible.

Minnesota PRSA is offering a 5-event and 10-event pass for admission to the wide variety of programs and events hosted throughout 2015.

Sign up to get yours now!

PRSA offers two different event pass levels:

  • 5-Event Pass for $75
  • 10-Event Pass for $125
Click here to learn more and to purchase you pass!

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Minnesota PRSA Classics Banquet

The 37th-Annual Minnesota PRSA Classics Awards and the 13th-Annual Student Classics Awards will be presented on Thursday, April 9 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. Register by April 3 to ensure seating and meal accommodations.

Join us!




Communicating Across Cultures Panel
Tuesday, May 12
7:30-9:30 a.m.

From language and inflection to mannerisms and gestures, every culture has a unique set of norms. As communicators, we strive to know our audiences in every possible way, with culture and language as an integral, yet challenging, component of this research.

We invite you to join us in a panel discussion as we look to break down these barriers and help us better communicate across cultures.

Location and registration coming soon!

 

Career Center Committee Seeks Chairperson


Have you served on a Minnesota PRSA committee in the past? Do you think you might be interested in a leadership position with the chapter in the future? If so, the Career Center Committee is interested in hearing from you.

The Minnesota PRSA Career Center supports the Minnesota public relations community by:
  • Connecting members and students to jobs and internships through our Job Board and other PR resources.
  • Working with employers to post jobs to the Job Board.
  • Providing career advancement advice and networking through events.
  • Assisting members with networking and mentorship through the Minnesota PRSA Career Coaching program.
  • Working closely with other Minnesota PRSA committees to communicate and host events surrounding career opportunities.
To volunteer for the Career Center committee, please contact board liaison Theresa Skillrud, APR, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota at theresa.skillrud@childrensmn.org or call 612-813-6616.
 

We're looking for volunteers! There’s a range of opportunities available across most of our committees. For more information, click here.

Current committee needs:
  • Career Center
  • Accreditation 
  • Student Relations
  • Programming
  • Communications
Ready to volunteer? Please contact Leah Kondes to be connected with an open volunteer opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
 

Is PRSA Counselors Academy for You?


Counselors Academy, a professional section of PRSA, is made up of agency owners/leaders and solo practitioners. If you own an agency or solo practice, or are a senior leader at an agency with at least 10 years’ experience in the field of Public Relations or Integrated Marketing Communications, Counselors Academy may be the right fit for you.

The group shares best practices regarding agency/business management with programming and online forums that range in subjects from client and employee retention, new business development, maximizing profitability to defining an exit strategy.

If you’d like to know more, please contact Terri Howe, APR, Executive Committee Member and Membership Chair for Counselors Academy, at thowe@howemarketing.com or call 616-997-6235.

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