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

Senior Parks and Nature Communications Specialist – Metro

Do you have what it takes to get people excited about parks, trails and natural areas? Metro is looking for a senior public affairs specialist to lead the development of new marketing materials and strategies, and to serve as a day-to-day communications project manager. You will become the resident marketing expert for Metro’s parks and nature communications team, helping us connect new audiences with 17,000 acres of voter-protected land. If you love creating innovative ways to reach people, hate being bored and don’t mind getting muddy, this may be the job for you.

For the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center, visit the “Jobs at Metro” page www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs
One full-time limited duration position

$63,020.65 – $84,453.68 annually
Deadline: December 5, 2014

Digital and Content Marketing Manager – United Way

United Way is seeking a Digital and Content Marketing Manager to advance United Way’s mission of breaking the cycle of childhood poverty in our region by elevating the organization’s digital/new media presence, and engaging all communities within our region, including those serving our culturally-specific populations, through outstanding storytelling and digital engagement. Responsible for developing and executing an editorial and new/digital media engagement strategy for UWCW, including planning and executing a new media editorial program to drive awareness of United Way through the website, social media channels, mobile, apps, eNewsletters, and other mediums; analyzing analytics to measure engagement; and driving donations/engagement through unique and creative stories and cause marketing campaigns.

Preferred experience includes: 4-5 years in PR/marketing, nonprofit preferred; 2-3 years managing web content and new media strategies for a business/organization, nonprofit preferred; utilizing web/social media analytics tools; writing content for marketing purposes, nonprofit preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Or a comparable combination of experience and education. Training and experience in writing marketing content. Candidate needs to have a “nose” for the story, i.e., ability to uncover relevant stories that advance the United Way brand, and the ability to package the stories using written content, images, video, and/or audio to effectively engage varying communities. Hiring Range of $48,192 to $57,830, DOE. To apply, go to http://www.unitedway-pdx.org/careers. Position open until filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer

Communications Manager – International Living Future Institute

The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) seeks an exceptional Communications Manager to focus on maintaining and growing an engaging online presence via multiple channels, expanding the Institute’s media presence and strengthening the organization’s brand (along with the brands of its programs). The Communications Manager also works with program staff to develop and implement project-specific communications plans. The Communications Manager works with the Institute’s Development Director, whose role is to expand and strengthen the Institute’s funding, support, membership and community partnerships.

The successful candidate must exhibit a strong passion for the environment and the organization’s mission as a whole. They must also have great website skills (on a Drupal platform), strong written and graphic communication skills,, and have the proven ability to work with multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.

This position requires travel between ILFI’s offices in Seattle, WA, or Vancouver, BC on a regular basis and to ILFI’s conferences which require evening and extended hours on occasion.

Compensation is commensurate with experience and is supplemented by ILFI’s generous benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, employee life insurance, 403(b) retirement matching, three weeks of paid annual leave and 12 days annual sick leave.


• Please submit your resume, cover letter and references with the subject: “Last Name, First Name – Position Title (for which you are applying)” to employment@living-future.org.

• Please label the cover letter and résumé with your last name.

• In the body of the email, please let us know how you found out about the position.

• The position will remain open until Monday, December 15, 2014.

• We encourage a broad range of diverse candidates to apply.