Meredith Foster of Girls Scouts of America gave a presentation to the Principles of PR class at Samford University. Mrs. Foster is a project specialist for the Girl Scouts of America. As a project specialist she writes press releases and manages their social media.
Mrs. Foster presented some pointers on the aspects running a non-profit. Some of the things included researching other blogs about other nonprofit organization. Having creativity was a strong point made by her she stated that having success in that career path.
Her last focus, which stuck with me the most, was that we should build portfolios. When you are looking for a job having a well-developed resume is key. This is can decide whether or not you will be hired.