Nelson Fernandez is diversity chair, executive director and managing director of APCO Worldwide in New York. The field of public affairs is serious business. The classic public affairs communication tool kit includes coalition building, expert/advocate education and mobilization, opinion research, stakeholder mapping and government relations. Sounds serious, right? But social media platforms – and those that
Brussels, 28 May 2014 The EU 2014 Digital Scoreboard: how did you fare? New data shows the Commission is on track to complete 95 of its 101 digital actions by 2015, which shows good progress. EU citizens and businesses are going online more, shopping more and they have greater confidence and skills in ICT.
Foreign & Commonwealth OfficeLocation New York, New York
Experience Mid Career
Apply by May-06-2019
The British Consulate General New York seeks a proactive, enthusiastic, results-driven Head of Communications with 5-7 years of public relations or communications experience to lead its three-person communications team.
The Head of Communications will lead the Consulate’s communications and press outreach and strategy across the Consulate’s region (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut), promoting the UK Government’s economic and prosperity agenda, and the UK’s viability as a top destination for business, arts, and culture. Communications is vital component of the Consulate’s Press and Public Affairs team, led by the Deputy Consul General to New York, and this role will also work closely with and under the direction of the Strategic Communications Adviser for Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for North Ameri..
Facebook is preparing a money transfer service in Europe that would allow it to compete with the likes of Western Union, while giving users the option of storing money with the social network or buying items online. The US tech firm is seeking regulatory approval in its European base in Ireland for “e-money” status, which
Public diplomacy [JB emphasis]is a widely and frequently used term that “has been defined so many times over the years by different actors in different nations, that it is difficult, if not impossible, to establish a singular definition which reflects the broad array of interests and practices associated with it”. The term “public diplomacy” was coined in 1965 by Edmund Gullion, Dean of the Edward Murrow Center of Public Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Gullion, who believed that journalists and diplomats had much in common, defined Public Diplomacy as “dealing with the influence of public attitudes on the formation and execution of foreign policies”, which was further defined as “using modern instruments and techniques of communication to inform large or influential segments of national populations that may even motivate them to a particular course of action”. In other words, Public Diplomacy’s ultim..