Handout for Public Relations Role for a Toastmaster Club

This is the handout I used for the Role of Vice President for Public Relations. the makeup training for District 2, Division G was held at Amazon on June 26, 2019.

What is Public Relations (PR)

The practice of creating, promoting and maintaining a professional Toastmaster image.

Why PR is Important

Public relations build credibility.  Public relations are about sending the right messages to the right places and people, and to enhance your brand reputation.

What is Branding

A brand is an exclusive and desirable idea embodied in products, places, services, people and experiences. Four words that describe the Toastmasters brand personality are leader, dedicated, helpful and empowering.

Traditional PR Techniques

  1. Press releases
  2. Newsletters
  3. Flyers
  4. One-to-One communication
  5. Emailing
  6. Brochures

New PR Tools & Techniques

  1. Websites, Meetup, FreeToast
  2. Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Reddit
  3. Creating graphics, livestreaming videos, and digital content

Resources from Toastmasters International 

Club Officer Roles

Club Officer Tools

Toastmasters International Branding Site

Toastmaster Visual Brand Guidelines

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