Welcome to the PRSA Portland Metro Chapter Job Center

We are proud to serve our communications professionals and the organizations who want to hire the best and brightest in our region.

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To submit information about a position in your organization, contact us at jobs@prsa-portland.org.  Be sure to include a brief position description, a telephone number and/or email address for applicants to contact, a web link to guide candidates to additional information and a closing date for the position.  Please also include your contact information.

Current positions

Gateway to College Network – Director, Communications and Marketing

Gateway to College National Network (GtCNN) is a Portland-based education nonprofit organization working nationally to revolutionize education so that all young people have an opportunity to complete high school and succeed in college. GtCNN:

More information about Gateway to College National Network is available at: www.gatewaytocollege.org; www.facebook.com/gatewaytocollegeNN; and @gtcnn on Twitter.

The Director of Communications and Marketing is a new position that has been established to support an organizational strategic plan that builds from a 10-year record of achievement and growth.  A key goal is strengthening GtCNN’s role as a thought-leader in the fields of alternative education pathways, K-12 and higher education collaboration, and service innovations for at-risk and under-served youth.

The successful Communications and Marketing Director will have a strong grasp of traditional and emerging communications techniques and technology and will have the potential to shape and contribute to the long term marketing and branding strategy of the organization. He or she will work closely with program staff, the development department, and executive leadership to effectively engage with a range of key stakeholders and audiences. This is a prime opportunity for a communications and marketing leader to exercise a broad range of strategic capabilities to grow awareness of Gateway to College National Network’s valuable work and deepen its impact.

GtCNN is an equal opportunity employer and is actively seeking to increase the diversity of its workforce.

For more information on applying, visit: http://gatewaytocollege.org/pdf/CommMarketingDirector2014.pdf

Marketing Specialist – DePaul Industries

DePaul Industries seeks a full-time Marketing Specialist to create content and perform a wide variety of marketing, PR, development, and communications-related tasks, projects and strategies. The ideal candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills and a passion for DePaul Industries’ mission. DePaul Industries has multiple business lines and initiatives, and the new team member must possess a diverse skill set and be a quick learner.


* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong time management, project management and organizational skills
* Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism, communications, marketing or business
* Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and CMS or HTML strongly desired
* Preferred: At least 1 year of experience in a marketing, communications or PR position

Pay: $30,000/year

How to Apply: Combine, in a single PDF document saved as FirstNameLastName.pdf, a one-page cover letter explaining qualifications and reason for application, and a one- or two-page resume. Send to the Marketing & Outreach Manager at info@depaulindustries.com with the email subject heading Marketing Specialist – application.

About DePaul Industries: We are an EOE, encouraging applications by veterans, minorities, women and persons with disabilities.

PR/Communications Specialist – MobilePaks

MobilePaks, an award winning cloud-based marketing and sales enablement company, is looking for a highly motivated and creative PR professional with stellar communication skills and an entrepreneurial spirit to help us increase awareness about our products and build demand generation through PR campaigns. Duties include pitching to journalists, writing contributed articles, creating press releases and managing PR strategies.

Candidates must have:

This is a part-time position. Salary based on experience. To apply please send three writing samples to careers@mobilepaks.com and provide an example of how you used PR to generate measureable results for your company or client in your cover letter. Position closes 9.15 or when filled.

Director Communications & Digital Media – The Portland Business Alliance

Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce, a private sector, member-based business association, seeks an individual to be the Director of Communications & Digital Media. We are seeking an experienced communications professional to direct the creation and implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications plan designed to build and strengthen the Alliance’s role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in the Portland metropolitan region. This person will act as chief media spokesperson for the Alliance. You will devise program guidelines and policies, oversee implementation process, and provide quality control for communications programs, and media activities.

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of Public or Media Relations, Communications or Journalism experience. Experience developing communication programs for business is preferred.

You will be a skilled communicator with a good understanding of corporate communications, social media strategies and news media. Proven ability to develop and implement comprehensive corporate communications plans and programs to address key issues and opportunities is a plus. Successful candidates will have experience managing a team and a budget.

We have an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision plans, STD, LTD and life insurance as well as an unbeatable 401K match. Salary is commensurate with experience. No phone calls please. Please send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to:

Karen Riley
Human Resources Director

DoveLewis – Event and Volunteer Coordinator

We are seeking an Event and Volunteer Coordinator to manage all DoveLewis events and the DoveLewis Volunteer Program. In this position, you will plan and execute the logistics of DoveLewis’ signature events (about two to four a year) and employee events (two a year) and arrange DoveLewis booth presence at various community events (about 50 annually). You will also be responsible for recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers for events and administrative opportunities.

For DoveLewis-hosted events, you will coordinate all details which primarily includes creating (and adhering to) event timelines and budgets, working with the marketing team to promote events and distribute invitations, negotiating and securing event venue and vendor contracts, booking talent, maintaining event inventory, coordinating set-up and dismantling at event, acting as on-site event manager, and completing post-event evaluation.

Required Qualifications (A suitable combination of education, industry training, and experience may substitute.)

We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.

To Apply: Visit our website at www.dovelewis.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/ to complete an online application and submit your resume and cover letter.