Comms and PR professionals are communicative and collaborative by nature. No wonder many of them are in Guild communities, seeking and providing professional and peer support.

There are several communities on Guild that are laser-focused on the needs and interests of Comms and PR professionals.

We all know that sharing experiences and challenges can make your job less stressful. And helping others can also inspire your own work.

Doing this in a safe, private space with peers who just understand where you're coming from is invaluable.

If you’re a PR or Comms professional, student or academic here are a few Guild communities that you can apply to join right now.

PRCA PR and Comms Community

Do you want to champion best practice in PR and communications?

Want to do that in a fun, open, global environment?

The PRCA built this Guild community as “the go-to group for all levels of PR professionals who want to build new networks, be challenged, and stay updated on the latest industry news“.

You don’t have to be a PRCA member to join. Everyone is welcome. It's a good way to get a feeling for the work and culture of the world’s largest PR professional body.

Request to join the PRCA PR and Comms Community

Charity and Nonprofit Trailblazers and PRCA PR and Comms Community are communities of practice for comms pros
PRCA PR and Comms Community and Charity and Nonprofit Trailblazers are communities of practice for PR and comms professionals on Guild

PR Academia

This community is for PR and Communications global academics and practitioners interested in bridging the professional and academic gap in Public Relations. The group is hosted by the PRCA and is a place for collaboration, sharing ideas and content, gaining feedback, and building helpful connections.

PRCA membership is not a joining requirement.

Request to join PR Academia  

Comms Leaders Club

Comms Leaders Club is a global, virtual community where public relations and communications leaders and aspiring leaders can share ideas, ask questions, and discuss the future of the profession.

Hosted by Stuart Bruce from Purposeful Relations, it's a safe space primarily for in-house communications leaders and aspiring leaders to connect, communicate and collaborate.

The community discusses innovative ideas for improving professional practice and adapting to emerging technologies. They also explore the use data and analytics and best practice measurement and evaluation of communications.

Most members have 10+ years' experience of communications and public relations.

Request to join Comms Leaders Club

The Internal Communicators Community

Are you new to internal communications, or do you have years of experience?

Either way you’re especially welcome to join this supportive community, run by Dan Holden. As a member of both the CIPR Inside subgroup and IOIC FutureNet committee, Dan has a passion for supporting professional development in the sector.

This is a relaxed and friendly group where questions, tips and shared experiences about all things internal communications are welcome.

Join The Internal Communicators Community

CNT: Charity and Nonprofit Trailblazers

Do you work in the charity, non-profit or public sector in digital, marketing, communications or fundraising? This group is for you.

It’s a collaborative space for strategists and practitioners at all levels to learn, share and ”blaze a trail for charity and non-profit success”. Your host is Fay Schofield, an experienced social media and digital strategist working in the charity and non-profit sector.

Request to join Charity and Nonprofit Trailblazers

CIPR Inside

Are you a CIPR member with an interest in internal communications?

This group is a safe space for internal communicators to start conversations, share ideas and connect with each other.

Join to discuss processes, technology, policies and trends. Example topics discussed include communicating change, employee experience and covid communications.

Request to join CIPR Inside

CIPR Crisis Comms Network

Are you a CIPR member with an interest in crisis communications?

This group is hosted by the CIPR Crisis Network committee members and is a safe space for CIPR members to discuss crisis and issues management.

Request to join CIPR Crisis Comms Network

CIPR Greater London Group

A virtual, private group for CIPR members within the Greater London Group to connect, communicate, share experiences and best practice.

Request to join CIPR Greater London Group

CIPR East Anglia Group

The CIPR East Anglia Group represents PR and communication professionals in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. A virtual, private group for CIPR members who live or work in East Anglia to connect, communicate and share experiences and best practice.

Request to join CIPR East Anglia Group

Comms Solo

Are you a solo in-house communicator? Do you wish you had a colleague to trade ideas and compare notes with?

Kim Sklinar did and as a result she created #CommsSolo. It's a supportive community for anyone in a “team of one”, or who feels that they are. As one member said “the best thing I ever did was ask for help”.

Join Comms Solo


Are you the secret superhero in your organisation?

#CommsHero founder Asif Choudry created the award winning CommsHero conference in 2014 to celebrate the heroics comms people perform every day.

Whatever discipline you’re in, this community is there to support you year-round. Whether you work in comms, marketing or PR this is a place for you to share knowledge and useful tips and “to remind each other how important comms is to every organisation”.

Request to join #CommsHero

The CIPR Inside Group and #CommsHero community welcome internal comms professionals
The CIPR Inside Group and #CommsHero Guild communities welcome Comms and PR professionals

Comms & PR Pioneers

Are you looking for a broad network of comms, PR, digital PR specialists and marketing professionals?

The Comms & PR Pioneers group is hosted by Guild’s CMO Michelle Goodall. She’s an award-winning comms practitioner and has been called “The Dame Judi Dench of social media”. If she can’t help you, she’ll know someone who can!

Join global community that is a collaborative 'broad church' of B2B and consumer PR practitioners, journalists, search marketers, digital PR, social media specialists, public affairs and crisis comms specialists, senior marketers, academics and PR students. Generous people, at all stages of their careers, sharing resources, discussing the latest PR trends, technology, research, events, campaigns and professional news.

Request to join Comms & PR Pioneers

This is just a snapshot of online communities for PR and communications professionals on Guild.

Practitioners, businesses and professional bodies are creating new communities every day. Some are private and invite-only - you can create your own community on Guild for free.

Make sure you explore the Guild directory as soon as you’ve joined as a member.

More communities to explore in PR, marketing and comms on Guild

Events 365 for event organisers and event professionals

Digital/Marketing Pioneers

Guild Community Collective

FORT - Furloughed or Released Talent

SaaS Marketing Leaders

Building Inclusive Cultures

NED & Board Advisor Network

More resources for PR, marketing and communications professionals:

What is Community Based Marketing (CBM)?

Podcast: People Buy People on Community Building

Why Online Community is all to play for in the Comms and PR sector

Why social media algorithms are ruining your community?

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