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Current positions

Internal Communications Manager

Contact Christine Prockish for additional information – christine@pnwsearch.com

This position is a part of the HR Leadership Team and will also be expected to actively engage with other departments regarding internal and external communications as addressed herein.

The primary focus and time commitment of this position are both internal and external communication activities and initiatives that pertain to employees, operations and the culture. This role is an active participant in positively and supportively communicating the strategic plan and the culture change efforts through the various communication processes and other leadership development efforts. In accomplishing the duties and responsibilities of the role, as well as the individual goals of the position, all facets of media may be utilized as relevant to the scope of the role. This will include verbal, written and electronic communications internally, but also similar communication approaches with external messaging, such as the press or community groups. When potential crossover with public relations or marketing occurs, the expectation is that the Internal Communications Manager will work collaboratively to address and resolve that overlap.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

o Participating as a member of the HR Leadership Team

o Participating in communication aspects and collaboration with HR related activities, e.g., coordination with HR staff on some specific project or task

o Presenting communications-related training to sites and departments as a specified segment of the leadership training process

o Maintaining internal news, updates and community involvement

o Serving as contact for any media survey requests only as specified, e.g., Best Company to work for in Oregon, Oregon Business Magazine

o Participating in HR related communications and efforts relative to ongoing culture change, e.g., Social Media activities and use

o Collaborating employee survey and results communication and followup

o Coordinating Town Halls and similar large group internal communication as requested

Internal Communications

o Developing and maintaining E-news, including writing and coordinating articles, updates, etc.

o Developing and maintaining The Company news, including writing and coordinating articles, updates, etc.

o Editing internal and appropriate external communications to ensure effective communication, persuasive impact, clarity of message, and professional substance and format as appropriate for each individual communication

o Serving as liaison and point of contact with IT staff on internal communications aspects of company intranet

o Collaborating and assisting on internal announcements relative to various company changes, staffing, etc.

o Assisting benefits and other departments on effective internal communications, ongoing messaging and updates

o Coordinating internal use of logo deployment

o Serving as one point of contact for distributing media inquiries, forwarding those media inquires consistent with our the Executive Team’s primary areas of focus and expertise; with the understanding that front desk is also to develop the ability to immediately redirect to the appropriate executive

Community-Oriented Activities

o Communicating and collaborating on specific internal employee activities with various community groups and activities, e.g., The Company Gives Back

o Coordinating corporate giving at each plant, including gathering input on each plant’s community activities and commitments

o Coordinating employee giving campaign, including training for site coordinators, internal communications and related activities

o Participation in the communication process for Sons & Daughters Program

o Participating in internal company meetings and events as specified, e.g., Christmas Luncheon

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

· Assist with ongoing recruiting efforts, e.g., touring spouses for job candidates

· Serving as internal consultant for drafting internally focused communications by departments, sites, etc.

· Engagement as requested in Executive Team discussions relative to broadening communications related technology

· Serve as one conduit for collecting employee input on The Company related activities and decisions through input and responses received via intranet and other internal communication forums

· All other tasks, duties and activities as assigned by the Vice President of Human Resources and Labor or the Executive Team

Qualifications

· Four year degree, preferably in a verbal or written communications related field

· A minimum of three years experience in internal communications or a related profession

· Ability to independently draft written communications that are effective across a wide audience range

· Ability to actively engage in solution and results oriented discussions, and relative communication of actions and decisions

 

Account Coordinator – The Hoffman Agency

Your Story Starts Like This

You’re ready to start your career in PR, and you want to make sure you find the right place to nurture your ambitions. You want to have fun and to make sure your voice is heard.

The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands.

We are seeking intelligent, ambitious account coordinators with a passion for storytelling, learning and a commitment to excellence. Must have a sense of humor and appetite for working in a positive team environment.

If you like where the story is leading, read on.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

The typical account coordinator at The Hoffman Agency will be assigned to a number of client accounts to provide team support. In other words, you get to jump in with both feet on assignments such as:

* Media relations: Monitor editorial opportunities and flag them to the team, research media contacts, compile media contact lists for pitching and create reporter briefing sheets

* Social media: Research for and draft content to submit to client social media platforms

* New business: Pull together preliminary research to contribute to new business pitches

* Spirit committee: Be part of the Hoffman spirit committee to help plan company events or special treats

* Draft press releases

* Write media pitches and reach out to reporters with pitching content

* Create PowerPoint presentations for client speaking programs

* Compile monthly metrics reports and end-of-the-month reports for client billing purposes

Flexibility and willingness to go up and beyond the call of duty is highly valued and rewarded.

A competitive salary package and career advancement opportunities will be offered to the successful candidate. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and salary history to resume@hoffman.com.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

Account Executive – The Hoffman Agency

Greatness begins with a single step in the right direction

You’ve made a good start on your career. Now you want to move up, learn and take on more responsibility. You have a solid grounding in agency life and are ready for your career to take off.

The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands.

We are seeking intelligent, ambitious account executives with a passion for storytelling, learning and a commitment to excellence.

If you like where this story is leading, read on.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

* Play a key role in writing pitch documents, creating social media content and pitching media

* Support leadership for client, time and people management

* Contribute to client satisfaction while effectively managing resources for multiple accounts

Attributes of the Protagonist (That’s You)

* Creative

* Team player

* Accountable

* Leader

* Entrepreneurial nature and attitude

* Passionate about public relations and writing

* Passionate about technology/social media

The Hero’s Background: Qualifications

* B.S./B.A. in Communications or Journalism

* At least 2 years of public relations experience (agency experience is preferred)

* Adept with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

* Experience in leading regional technology-related projects is preferred

* Superior writing and verbal communication skills

* Experience in and a passion for digital and social media communications a plus

* An enterprising and curious mindset

* Possess an entrepreneurial nature, passion and can-do attitude

A competitive salary and career advancement opportunities will be offered to the successful candidate. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and salary history to resume@hoffman.com.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

Senior Account Executive – The Hoffman Agency

You are not intimidated by technology. You have a background in consumer tech, enterprise software, telecom or semiconductor accounts.

The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands.

This is a chance to learn, grow and advance in communications by working with some of the brightest minds in PR.

If you like where this story is leading, read on.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

* Play a key role in day-to-day management of all components of multiple-client PR programs

* Drive the process and take ownership and leadership for client, time and people management

* Measure and manage client satisfaction while effectively managing resources for multiple accounts

Attributes of the Protagonist (That’s You)

* Creative

* Team player

* Accountable

* Leader

* Entrepreneurial nature and attitude

* Passionate about public relations and writing

* Passionate about technology/social media

The Hero’s Background: Qualifications

* B.S./B.A. in Communications or Journalism

* At least 4 years of public relations experience (big agency experience is preferred)

* Adept with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

* Experience in leading regional technology-related projects is preferred

* Superior writing and verbal communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and time management skills

* The ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment and think strategically

* Experience in and a passion for digital and social media communications a plus

* An enterprising and curious mindset

* Possess an entrepreneurial nature, passion and can-do attitude

A competitive salary and career advancement opportunities will be offered to the successful candidate. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and salary history to resume@hoffman.com.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

Account Manager – The Hoffman Agency

You have a passion to lead

Accountability makes you happy. Being in the thick of the action and making a difference are exhilarating for you. You relish the opportunity to advise clients and solve difficult problems while working in collaboration with some very smart and experienced teammates.

The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands.

We are seeking high-energy, ambitious account managers who love working in a collaborative environment and have a passion to lead.

This is a chance to learn, grow and advance in communications by working with some of the brightest minds in PR.

If you like where this story is leading, read on.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

* Play a key role in day-to-day management of all components of multiple-client PR programs with speed and accuracy

* Drive the process and take ownership and leadership for client, time and people management

* Measure and manage client satisfaction while effectively managing resources for multiple accounts

* Effectively maintain a network of media contacts

* Demonstrate ability to grow existing accounts

* Develop competitive analysis

* Interface with internal and external constituents in a friendly and professional manner

* Maintain proactive attitude, responsibility and perspective that continually advances the quality of client service

* Engage and assist in the agency’s growth

Attributes of the Protagonist (That’s You)

* Creative

* Team player

* Accountable

* Leader

* Entrepreneurial nature and attitude

* Passionate about public relations and writing

* Passionate about technology/social media

The Hero’s Background: Qualifications

* B.S./B.A. in Communications or Journalism

* At least 5 years of public relations experience (agency experience is preferred)

* Adept with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

* Experience in leading regional technology-related projects is preferred

* Superior writing and verbal communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and time management skills

* The ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment and think strategically

* Experience in and a passion for digital and social media communications a plus

* An enterprising and curious mindset

* Possess an entrepreneurial nature, passion and can-do attitude

A competitive salary and career advancement opportunities will be offered to the successful candidate. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and salary history to resume@hoffman.com.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

Account Director – The Hoffman Agency

You have a passion to lead

Accountability makes you happy. Being in the thick of the action and making a difference are exhilarating for you. You relish the opportunity to advise clients and solve difficult problems while working in collaboration with some very smart and experienced teammates.

The Hoffman Agency is an international public relations and integrated marketing communications company that crafts stories to build brands.

We are seeking high-energy, ambitious account directors who love working in a collaborative environment and have a passion to lead.

This is a chance to learn, grow and advance in communications by working with some of the brightest minds in PR.

If you like where this story is leading, read on.

The Plot Thickens: Job Description

* Play a key role in day-to-day management of all components of multiple-client PR programs with speed and accuracy

* Drive the process and take ownership and leadership for client, time and people management

* Measure and manage client satisfaction while effectively managing resources for multiple accounts

* Effectively maintain a network of media contacts

* Demonstrate ability to grow existing accounts

* Develop competitive analysis

* Interface with internal and external constituents in a friendly and professional manner

* Maintain proactive attitude, responsibility and perspective that continually advances the quality of client service

* Engage and assist in the agency’s growth

Attributes of the Protagonist (That’s You)

* Creative

* Team player

* Accountable

* Leader

* Entrepreneurial nature and attitude

* Passionate about public relations and writing

* Passionate about technology/social media

The Hero’s Background: Qualifications

* B.S./B.A. in Communications or Journalism

* At least 7 years of public relations experience (agency experience is preferred)

* Adept with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

* Experience in leading regional technology-related projects is preferred

* Superior writing and verbal communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and time management skills

* The ability to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment and think strategically

* Experience in and a passion for digital and social media communications a plus

* An enterprising and curious mindset

* Possess an entrepreneurial nature, passion and can-do attitude

A competitive salary and career advancement opportunities will be offered to the successful candidate. If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and salary history to resume@hoffman.com.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

Associate Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility – Banfield

The Associate Specialist, Corporate Social Responsibility will assist with the development and implementation of Banfield’s CSR program, initiatives and overall corporate giving as well as help raise awareness for the various ways in which Banfield gives back to the community at large.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks:

· Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.

· Assist with the administration and implementation for signature Mars programs (i.e., including Mars Volunteer Program and Mars Ambassador Program), while tracking and managing budget items.

· Assist with the development and management of volunteer and practice-sponsored community events such as preventive care clinics and FutureVet partnerships and presentations.

· Assist with the development, writing and management of Banfield’s annual community impact report.

· Manage CSR and volunteer story content development including writing and reporting for internal and external communication vehicles such as the Banfield associate magazine, the Banfield intranet and website, partnership newsletters, among others.

· Provide coordination and oversight of Banfield’s associate volunteer base, including managing year-round volunteer and team building opportunities and tracking and reporting on volunteer hours as well as overall impact to the practice and the community.

· Assist with the development, management and tracking of shelter services in support of year-round partnerships as well as time-bound partnerships relative to hospital grand openings and training opportunities.

· Support the coordination and development of any new Banfield CSR programs and initiatives that align with Banfield’s overall CSR mission and vision and support Banfield’s charitable arm—some of the work may include spending a portion of daily work supporting Banfield’s charitable arm initiatives and overall programs.

· Assist with disaster relief coordination, deployment and reporting on response initiatives that align with external partners and sponsorships.

· Assist with external communications project coordination and support as related to CSR and community based initiatives.

· Assist with the development of creative briefs, project briefs, assisting with presentation materials and developing measurement reports after various initiatives are completed.

· Other job duties as assigned.

Position is open until filled. To apply, please visit our website and submit both a cover letter and resume: https://banfield.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=CEN000FD

Communications Specialist, Internal Communications – OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a Communications Specialist Internal Communications

Salary range: $61,338-92,113/yr. Apply online ASAP by visiting www.ohsujobs.com. Click “Search for Jobs.” On the resulting page, enter IRC46674 in the search field.

Minimum qualifications include:

– Bachelor’s degree in communications, creative writing, journalism or a related field.
– A minimum of five years of experience in corporate communications.
– Experience communicating about quality and process improvement programs (e.g., Lean) and compliance.
• Exceptional writing and editing skills.
• Exceptional skills in online community management.
• Excellent skills in building web pages using HTML and CSS.
• Excellent skills in using WordPress.
• Excellent skills in building templates and using email marketing software to achieve campaign objectives.
• Excellent skills in analyzing and interpreting web, email, and campaign data.
• Ability to quickly learn and easily use new software.
• Strong familiarity and comfort with at least one content management system.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to adjust to change quickly, to learn on the fly, and to write in a variety of formats.
• Excellent team player who is also capable of self-direction.
• Strong skills using a variety of applications, and ability to learn new applications quickly.
• Knowledge of Lean or related performance improvement tools and methods.

Specific duties include:

– Writes and post original articles; also solicits and edits content from others.
– Fosters productive online dialogue by encouraging active engagement in online communities by OHSU leaders, faculty, employees and students. Monitors, moderates and responds to online comments.
– Effectively selects and uses technical communications platforms, including those needed to produce blogs, email campaigns, and intranet content. The specialist is responsible for identifying the best platforms, developing content and campaigns aligned to the platforms and training and mentoring a network of other internal communicators in using these centralized tools.
– Ensures that engagement goals are met by analyzing internal communications data using analysis tools and uses the information it to improve communications practices throughout OHSU.

OHSU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Intern – Veracity

What is Veracity?

Veracity is a small agency that takes pride in creating engaging marketing campaigns that help our clients get noticed. We put our story-telling hats on to uncover how we can break through the clutter. Then we get busy putting the most appropriate marketing discipline — whether that is social media, traditional advertising, online marketing, public relations or new website development — to work for our clients.

Why Should You Care?

Making coffee will only get you so far. Sure, you’ll always need to do that kind of work as you start (or switch) careers, but this small, client-centric firm needs help on the real work. We’d rather have you writing press releases, organizing photo shoots and proofing creative briefs than wasting your talents on errands.

You’ll learn a ton shadowing us as we work with long-term, engaging clients such as Windermere Real Estate, Hallmark Resorts and the hot digital marketing community of SEMpdx. We are looking to grow and would always rather promote from within.

Grow up with us at Veracity.

Details

This is an estimated 10 week (20 hours/week) paid internship (stipend). A combination of working independently (remote) and in person with Veracity staff will be required.

Be sure to let us know about any specific skills or experience you have, including (but not limited to): press release writing and other PR functions, social media management (including tools used), graphic design, web development (including platforms/CMS), photography, copywriting, email marketing, SEO/SEM, other marketing software usage. Writing samples and/or links to work samples are mandatory.

To apply: email your qualifications and at least one writing sample to jobs(at)trueveracity.com. Please let us know if you intend to earn credit for this internship.

Communications Director – Portland Water Bureau

The Portland Water Bureau is seeking a Communications Director to manage and oversee communications functions for the bureau with a strong emphasis on long-term strategic efforts. This position will work closely with the bureau’s executive management team, assigned staff and the office of the Commissioner-in-Charge to develop appropriate and consistent messaging in accordance with bureau strategic plans, long-term planning documents and regulatory requirements to enhance and sustain the bureau’s water supply, public health, and stewardship mission. Management responsibilities include supervision and assignment of duties for three public information staff (including the bureau’s public information officer); communications program evaluation; and budget development and monitoring for the communications section. Direct duties are focused on the development and implementation of long term communication strategies in close coordination with bureau leadership and staff who conduct external outreach and communications. The position will also function, at times, as a principal spokesperson for the bureau in response to media or public inquiries; share responsibility for after-hours media response and coordination and; participate as needed in emergency response efforts by the bureau. The successful candidate for the position will be trusted to exercise considerable discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently and with awareness of local community issues and sensitivities.

Application Guidelines/Contact: Only on-line applications are accepted. Applications must be submitted by: Mon. 06/01/15 4:30 PM Pacific Time For questions contact: Teresa Dahrens; Teresa.Dahrens@portlandoregon.gov; 503-823-4516

Salary: $74, 734.00 – $100, 443.00 Annually

Application Url: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/portlandor/default.cfm

Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Southern Oregon (Central Coast)

Contact: Judith Cushman, jcushman@jc-a.com, 425 392 8660

The Position

The Communications and Public Affairs Manager (the Manager) has both strategic and hands–on responsibilities for the key relationships in the mill, in the community, with the media and with local governmental leaders on behalf of this forest products company. Working with the mill leadership, that welcomes communications input and feedback regarding their programs and activities, the Manager will play a key advisory role. S/he will have a “seat at the table” and attend regular morning meetings of the mill leadership group. The mill, numbering 400, is the largest employer in the community. The privately held parent company employs 35,000 people and is headquartered in the southeastern US.

The Manager will provide, as needed, high level support for operations in the region. S/he will be in regular communication with colleagues across the business and at headquarters to share developments potentially valuable to programs and activities extending beyond the local area. There is one direct report, and the role is a unionized environmental affairs position. The incumbent will support the Manager, for example, by executing community programs and enabling the Manager to contribute at strategic levels as well as implement (hands-on) recommendations.

The Manager will evaluate and implement a comprehensive employee communications program at the mill as well as provide internal communications support of critical mill and company initiatives, including its commitment to sustainability and the environment. The use of email, printed materials and internal meetings are effective tools while social media have not been tapped.

In the public affairs arena, the Manager will monitor community sentiment, update the plan for crisis communications and serve as a member of the crisis management team. This role is proactive and comprehensive. The Manager, as the senior communications/public affairs professional on the West Coast, could be tapped to provide immediate support for potential crises at other facilities.

The Manager will be the spokesperson to the media and facilitate interviews, provide background information and be the first point of contact when the media wish to contact a spokesperson. The Manager will tackle writing projects, press releases, articles as well as speak for the company at community meetings while being effective and persuasive in 1-1 meetings.

Desired Profile

* Minimum 12-years’ experience in Communications and Public Affairs and/or a mid- to senior level career of 20 years with a desire to relocate to a small community for the rest or his/her professional work life.

* Industry knowledge (and work) in the following categories: Forest Products and related natural resource companies including energy, coal, oil, natural gas and chemicals

Relocation

A relocation program for the successful finalist is offered along with a competitive compensation program with full benefits. Travel is estimated at 15-20%.

Senior Communications Specialist – On the Floor @Dove

On The Floor @Dove (OTF) is a veterinary training website known around the world with accounts in over 150 countries. Since its conception in 2010, the OTF team has grown from an in-house group of three employees to six full-time team members. This year, we have increased our sales over 60% from the prior year. To support the growth of OTF and push our brand even further, we have created a Senior Communications Specialist position and are seeking an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit to oversee tactical marketing and brand development activities. Under the direction of the Sales and Marketing Manager, this position creates and implements the strategic plan for OTF’s marketing, ensuring marketing campaigns are aligned with sales objectives.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills, creativity, and skill in marketing strategy, execution, and analytics. In addition, we are seeking candidates who are inspired by the mission of On The Floor @Dove and who will thrive in a startup environment where flexibility, resourcefulness, and the ability to work at a fast-pace are key to success.

Visit our website at www.dovelewis.org/about-us/employment-opportunities to learn more and apply.

 Public Relations Account Manager – Koopman Ostbo Marketing Communications

This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for – an opportunity to work with cutting edge brands in the natural and organic food and beverage space.

Koopman Ostbo Marketing Communications has a long history of helping to grow brands that change the world, and we have an immediate opening for a PR Account Manager. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the food and beverage category and will thrive in a teamwork-oriented environment. We are looking for someone who can generate consumer engagement through integrated communications campaigns that make use of media relations, social media and digital strategy.

Our PR Account Manager will drive the day-to-day business and serve as the day-to-day contact for multiple clients. The position requires a strategic and creative thinker and communicator who is able to take initiative while prioritizing and managing multiple efforts at once.

Responsibilities:

• Developing strategic media relations plans for a variety of clients, and executing against those plans.

• Driving cross-team integration/collaboration and contributing to integrated communications efforts.

• Building/maintaining media relationships and utilizing creative ways to reach media contacts.

• Developing messaging/talking points and writing all press materials, including media kits, press releases and story pitches.

• Creating compelling content, media hooks and story angles.

• Developing strategies to leverage clients’ presences are major trade shows.

• Staying on top of relevant trends and leveraging them for the benefit of the clients.

• Carrying out both product launch and product momentum initiatives, as well as brand-focused efforts.

• Providing strategic counsel to clients and serving as a trusted advisor, as well as managing, maintaining and growing client relationships.

• Planning for and managing crisis communications as necessary.

• Tracking coverage and reporting to clients.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related field.

• At least 2 years agency (preferred) or client-side PR or other relevant experience.

• Strong understanding of the digital landscape and a proven track record of successfully developing integrated campaigns that leverage media relations, social media and digital strategies.

• Strong writing skills.

• Strategic and creative thinking.

• Initiative and resourcefulness – must be a self-starter.

• Ability to work well both individually and as part of a team and to prioritize/manage multiple efforts simultaneously.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Darin Linnman, darin@koopmanostbo.com. No phone calls please.

Director of Public Affairs – Union Pacific

The Director Public Affairs for Oregon and Washington is a direct report to the Vice President Public Affairs – Western Region at Union Pacific.

The position will be staffed in Portland, OR. Please note that an essential requirement to receive further consideration is five years of work experience performing a public affairs role through one or more of the following: 1) representing a company or an association before elected or appointive officials in Oregon and Washington; or 2) performing a legislative or regulatory role in the states of Oregon and Washington.

Accountabilities

•Organize interface between Union Pacific, state legislatures and other elected or appointive state officials. Establish and sustain relationships with state legislators and their staffs. Direct contract lobbyists who represent Union Pacific interests in state legislatures and other state agencies. Coordinate Union Pacific subject matter experts for legislative hearings and meetings as needed. Deliver Union Pacific political contributions within assigned states.
•Build relationships with executive branch government officials, including staff members of Governor’s office and Department of Transportation. Complete frequent visits to capitol cities to build relationships with key executive staff.
•Proactively engage the region field offices for Federal elected and appointive officials. Attend local events for such officials.
•Engage the Mayors, City Councils and City Managers in key communities along Union Pacific lines through frequent visits and contact. Proactively monitor and resolve community issues and concerns regarding Union Pacific and its operations which impact the community. Monitor and ensure Union Pacific fulfills its commitments to local communities.
•Build awareness and understanding of Union Pacific, its benefits and impacts at the community level through public presentations and direct participation in community organizations. Organize Union Pacific presence and venues for key public events in assigned states.
•Monitor and identify state and local public/private partnership opportunities. Represent Union Pacific at meetings of potential partners as assigned by Vice President Public Affairs.
•Serve as the lead contact in identifying opportunities for charitable or community gifts in assigned states. Organize meetings and events to maximize the visibility of Union Pacific charitable and community giving.
•Deploy programs to support participation of Union Pacific managers in local charitable events. Coordinate participation in local charities to maximize Union Pacific’s exposure in such engagements.
•Manage media relations and communications in assigned states as directed by the Vice President Public Affairs and the Director Corporate Relations and Media.

Qualifications

Required
•Bachelor of Arts degree or other Bachelor level degree in Public Relations, Public Administration, Communication, Government Affairs, political science, or closely aligned field.
•Five years experience in Corporate Relations representing a company or an association before elected or appointive officials or performing a legislative or regulatory role in the states of Oregon and Washington.
Preferred
•Master of Arts degree in Public Relations, Public Administration, Communication, Government Affairs, political science or closely aligned field.
•Five years experience in corporate communications including group business presentations, business writing, and effective consensus building skills.
•Five years experience in External Relations which established an effective political relationship network in assigned states of responsibility.
•Five years experience / knowledge in a management / professional position which developed knowledge of government decision making process in assigned states of responsibiilty.

Apply here

Holiday Retirement – Communications Consultant (contract)

At Holiday, we are serious about helping seniors enjoy a well-earned retirement. If you are a talented and driven leader who shares our passion to serve customers and inspire excellence, consider joining us. The communications consultant is responsible for creating, editing and executing written, digital and video communications to fully support our field leaders through key initiatives, pilots, projects and programs. Ensures successful communications through the development and presentation of strategy, communication plans, calendars, support and reporting tools, and continual process improvement.

Essential Responsibilities

* Ensures communications and tools meet the needs of the field, the project sponsor, and the company

* Coordinates and tests field facing communications

* Manages field impact calendar and ensures field capacity and appropriate timing

* Develops communication strategy and plans for all pilots, projects and initiatives

* Drafts, reviews, and edits field facing communications and support tools

* Develops project “How to” implementation guides, contingency plans, resident and associate communications, etc.

* Develops and manages email distribution lists

* Develops and socializes field communication SLAs

* Develops and maintains contact lists to support the field

* Measures and works to improve communication effectiveness

* Conducts communication and project analysis

* Supports crisis communication as needed

* Point of contact for associates and leaders in need of support with communications and project tools

Qualifications

* Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Corporate Communications or like position

* Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.)

* Strong experience in the creative sector; ability to write, edit, and design communications across all levels of a corporate and/or multi-unit environment

* Proven track record developing communications and instructional guides for cross-functional projects and initiatives

* Demonstrated experience with the development of communication strategy

* Strong organization, process management, and scheduling ability required

* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Office, and PowerPoint required; knowledge of InDesign is beneficial

Physical Requirements

* Sit for long periods of time while performing job duties

* Cooperatively operate in a professional office and community environment which may be noisy or disruptive at times

* Work 30 hours a week for 12 months, and additional time as needed

* Work from home office, remote location, or Holiday office

* Routinely use and provide your own standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, fax machines, conference call, and video conference equipment

Apply here

Catholic Community Services – Communications Coordinator

Description:
We seek a Communications Coordinator to be responsible for supporting Catholic Community Services (CCS) and Catholic Community Services Foundation (CCSF) in accomplishing their fund development and marketing communications goals in accordance with the guidelines provided by the national Council on Accreditation. Functions of this position include Communications office coordination and administration, event support, database administration, graphic design support.

Catholic Community Services is a 501 (c)(3) faith based, social service organization serving children, youth, adults and families with special needs in the Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Oregon Coast.

Our Mission: To champion the positive development of children and adults, strengthen families and build community.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Associate’s Degree in business administration, English, marketing, or related field and four years relevant experience
2. Intermediate proficiency in Word, Excel and Power Point required; proficiency with InDesign/Adobe Suite/Wordpress a plus
3. Experience in public relations project coordination
4. Experience with database administration highly desired
5. Knowledge of website and social media tools highly desired

This position is full-time, salaried/exempt and will be open until filled.

Salary:
$17.31-$23.80 per hour/ DOE

Catholic Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and our programs and employment are open to all. We offer a friendly, team-based environment, a competitive salary, and an excellent benefits and paid time off package. Full-time employees earn 5 weeks of paid time-off a year.

Visit our website to learn more about CCS at www.ccswv.org.

Application Guidelines/Contact: Please complete the online application, cover letter, and resume. For questions regarding the application process contact us via email at: jobs@ccswv.org

Catholic Community Services – Director of Communications & Public Relations

Catholic Community Services is a 501 (c)(3) faith based, social service organization serving children, youth, adults and families with special needs in the Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Oregon Coast.

Our Mission: To champion the positive development of children and adults, strengthen families and build community.

We are seek a passionate and innovative Director of Communications and Public Relations to plan and implement integrated communications initiatives for Catholic Community Services of the Mid-Willamette Valley & Central Coast, its workforce, board of directors, programs and affiliates, and CCS Foundation, its workforce, board of directors, programs and affiliates.
The Director of Communications and Public Relations generates, develops, monitors, and manages communications strategy, messaging and message delivery, work plans, and budgets, to support department mission. Manages major projects and provides guidance to direct reports, vendors, and contracted professionals.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
1. B.A. in communications, English, public relations, or related field.
2. Demonstrated excellence in communications management and administration including planning, development, staff supervision, and implementation of campaigns and initiatives.
3. Demonstrated success in project management.
4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office
5. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
6. Ten years related work experience in communications planning and implementation is desired.

This position is full-time, salaried/exempt and will be open until filled.

Salary: $26.28-36.13 per hour/ DOE

Catholic Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and our programs and employment are open to all. We offer a friendly, team-based environment, a competitive salary, and an excellent benefits and paid time off package. Full-time employees earn 5 weeks of paid time-off a year.

Visit our website to learn more about CCS at www.ccswv.org.

Application Guidelines/Contact: Please complete our online application, cover letter, and resume.

For questions regarding the application process contact us via email at:jobs@ccswv.org