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    Cool to foster public relations

    Hello,

    Is this phrase correct: "to foster public relations", please?

    In my Cv, I want to write that in my previous job I had to create and foster public relations. Does it make sense?

    THanks a lot for your help,

    Will

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    Is this phrase correct: "to foster public relations", please?

    In my Cv, I want to write that in my previous job I had to create and foster public relations. Does it make sense?

    THanks a lot for your help,

    Will
    Yes. It does.

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    #3

    Re: to foster public relations

    Yes, it's fine.

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    #4

    Re: to foster public relations

    This must be British phrasing.
    I've been in the communications racket for 25 years. I have never created public relations and don't much care for "fostering" them either.
    You can manage a public relations program. You can foster community relations. You don't "foster" PR where I'm from.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    This must be British phrasing.
    I've been in the communications racket for 25 years. I have never created public relations and don't much care for "fostering" them either.
    You can manage a public relations program. You can foster community relations. You don't "foster" PR where I'm from.
    I completely agree. Were I to read that on a resume I would assume it is a throw-away line.

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    This must be British phrasing.
    It may be, if you are in communications, but it means nothing to me.
    I've been in the communications racket for 25 years. I have never created public relations and don't much care for "fostering" them either.
    You can manage a public relations program. You can foster community relations. You don't "foster" PR where I'm from.
    That's how I feel.

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello,

    Is this phrase correct: "to foster public relations", please?

    In my Cv, I want to write that in my previous job I had to create and foster public relations. Does it make sense?

    THanks a lot for your help,

    Will
    Do you understand the difference between "community relations" and "public relations"?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Hello everyone,

    Thank you for your comments and replies. In fact, when I started working for that company, nobody was in touch with the media. I contacted them and created a relationship and tried to make it last....

    Are these "public relations " or "community relations"?

    Cheers
    Will

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    Re: to foster public relations

    Then say you developed a media relations program.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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