In the world of PR, there is an organization that brings more than 22,000 professionals together – Public Relations Society of America, PRSA. PRSA is the nation’s largest community of public relations and communications professionals. They provide “training, set standards of excellence and uphold principles of ethics for the global public relations profession.”
By joining PRSA, you can boost your career through networking, developmental and accreditation programs.
“As a leading voice in the PR industry, we also advocate for greater understanding and adoption of public relations services.” This organization does everything they can to help develop future and current PR professionals – their goal is to develop the profession and the professional.
By being a member, you can know the latest trends through PRSA’s printed materials.
PRSA’s job center offers guidance for resumes and careers and has a place to post your resume free of charge. This organization really helps bridge the gap between employees and strategy.
“If you want to make contacts, be recognized for your work, enhance your professional skills, stay on top of emerging trends and otherwise accelerate your PR career, PRSA is the organization for you.”
PRSA also offers a way to help people obtain jobs in the professional world. “PRSA Jobcenter puts more than 2,000 public relations, communications and marketing jobs within easy reach.” This alone is a good enough reason to join PRSA. There are so many instances where people have trouble finding jobs, so having the resources to find jobs in your field is great!
Here is a list of what being a member of PRSA will do for you:
- Provide immediate training on the latest tactics and strategies through online and in-person events.
- Help build business through connections to an engaged network of more than 22,000 colleagues.
- Keep your team up to date on the latest PR news and industry headlines that are making an impact.
- Offer inspiration and insights on what works (and what doesn’t) through a database of Silver Anvil Award-winning case studies and research.
If you join PRSA as a new Group the Initiation Fee is waived for new members. You can go online and request a quote.