[Idiom] to foster public relations

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Will17

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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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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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Yes, it's fine.
 

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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.
 

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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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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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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"?
 

Will17

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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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Then say you developed a media relations program.
 
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