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Public Relations Plan
April 2021

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Northeastern's Corporate and Organizational Communication graduate students: Jim Cooney, Angelika Seaman, Andy Morse, Neha Hamzah, Rachel Gardner, & Yuting Dong share their Public Relations strategy for Akvo to advance their Marketing effort.

Northeastern's Corporate and Organizational Communication graduate students: Jim Cooney, Angelika Seaman, Andy Morse, Neha Hamzah, Rachel Gardner, & Yuting Dong share their Public Relations strategy for Akvo to advance their Marketing effort.

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Akvo Presentation - PR Content Creation

  1. 1. Akvo Public Relations Plan April 2021
  2. 2. Rachel Gardner Rachel recently graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in art history. She has completed internships in production, wholesale, and marketing. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Corporate & Organizational Communication with a concentration in public relations at Northeastern University. Jim Cooney Jim is a communications professional who specializes in writing about social innovation in both the public and private sector. Prior to graduate studies, he worked at the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT as well as the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. Jim has a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University and is pursuing an M.S. in Corporate and Organizational Communication at Northeastern University. He’s also a fiction writer at work on his second novel. The Team We Listen, We Transfer, We Deliver
  3. 3. Andy Morse, MS Andy is a seasoned communication professional with nearly 20 years of experience. He develops and executes strategic communication plans to reach internal and external audiences. He is a former reporter with Foster’s Daily Democrat, Gardner News, and Peterborough Transcript. Andy earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, N.H. and a master’s degree in Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration at New England College in Henniker, N.H. He is currently working towards earning a certificate in public relations and media relations at Northeastern University. The Team Angelika Seaman Angelika works as a Digital Marketing Specialist for a company that maximizes Enterprise SEO efforts for global brands. She received a B.S in Integrated Marketing Communications from Ithaca College and in addition to her Bachelor's degree, she completed a minor in Legal Studies and pursued internships in the fields of Public Relations, Event Marketing, and Social Media Content Development/Management. Angelika is in her first year of the Corporate and Organizational Communication Master's program at Northeastern University. We Listen, We Transfer, We Deliver
  4. 4. Neha Hamzah Neha is a Public Relations professional with an assortment of communications experience in Financial PR, Consumer/Lifestyle PR, Non-Profit PR, Crisis Communications, and Government Relations. She is currently an international student pursuing her Master's Degree in Corporate and Organizational Communications with a concentration in Public Relations at Northeastern University – where she also completed her B.S. in Political Science and International Affairs with a minor in Law and Public Policy. The Team We Listen, We Transfer, We Deliver Yuting Dong Yuting is studying for her Master's degree at Northeastern University, majoring in Corporate Communication, concentrating in Public Relations. She chose PR as my career path because she has a passion for building creative marketing campaigns. She thinks PR is about helping companies creating brand stories and messages.
  5. 5. Outline • Op-ed • Direct Marketing • Potential Funders • SEO & Keyword Research • Social Media • Social calendar • Blog posts • Analysis • "Special Days"
  6. 6. • Develop thought leadership piece that argues the benefit of better data tools and expertise • Include anecdotal details from Akvo-related projects • Pitch to Devex and other leading media sources This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-NC Public Relations Strategy Op-ed
  7. 7. Op-ed (1st draft) Connects to World Development Report 2021: Data for Better Lives • Showcases Jeroen’s perspective and experience as a data-for-development “evangelist” • Showcases Akvo’s pilot projects in Mali and Niamey (anecdotal details forthcoming) Call to action Create an ecosystem for better data sharing and reuse
  8. 8. Op-ed – Next steps • Feedback from Georgia and Jeroen - Focus / thesis on point? - Editing for voice - Radical revision welcome! • Research - (Anecdotal) reusable data discarded - (Anecdotal) data being reused in pilots • Redrafting • Placement (Devex, others, backup) • Future op-eds (topics, strategy) This Photo by Unknown Author is from www.akvo.org.
  9. 9. • Entice potential funders • Rearranged information to better align with relevant information Public Relations Strategy Direct Marketing Piece
  10. 10. Direct Marketing Piece New Format: 1. Helping the Developing World 1. Our Solution 2. Objective 3. Success Stories 4. Testimonials 5. About Us 6. Your Support
  11. 11. • All the potential funders have supported similar programs (WASH) before, or water-related programs • Many drink and beverage companies fund WASH programs • Search for foundations that support environmental protection Public Relations Strategy Potential Funders List
  12. 12. Funders (U.S-Based)
  13. 13. Funders (Europe-Based)
  14. 14. • Keyword research • Building a pillar page Public Relations Strategy Search Engine Optimization
  15. 15. Search Engine Optimization: Keyword research New list Old list
  16. 16. Search Engine Optimization: Pillar Page • Decide on a topic • Designate/design a pillar page • Select relevant keywords • Build out 8-10 blog posts Relevant topics: • Clean water scarcity • The Clean Water Act • Smallholder Farming • Improving water quality
  17. 17. Search Engine Optimization: Pillar Page • Akvo "Safe Water for All" • Can serve as a pillar page, but remove data journey info. and move to individual page.
  18. 18. Search Engine Optimization: Pillar Page
  19. 19. • Social calendar • Blog post examples • Social media analysis • "Special Days" Public Relations Strategy Social Media Strategy
  20. 20. Social Media Calendar
  21. 21. Example: Blog Posts on Thursdays
  22. 22. Social Media Analysis
  23. 23. "Special Days" As An Opportunity for Content
  24. 24. Extra Drafted/Unused Posts
  25. 25. THANK YOU

Editor's Notes

  • Rachel and I are both in the next course and we can dive into video with you then – if that works for you 

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