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Communications & PR Assistant
Oregon Society of CPAs
Statewide not-for-profit professional membership association in Beaverton, Oregon seeks Communications & PR Assistant for full-time position (37.5 hours per week). Candidates should be organized and detail-oriented, able to manage a variety of tasks concurrently to meet deadlines, and possess excellent skills with MS Office. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and databases preferred. Must be customer service oriented and possess excellent telephone, written and oral communication skills. Benefits include medical/dental insurance and 401(k). Prefer but not limited to BA/BS in English, Journalism, Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing or related field with 1-2 years of experience.
To learn more about this position, visit: www.orcpa.org/writable/files/communications_pr_assistant.pdf
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and answers to the following supplemental questions to firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. Describe your level of experience with Adobe Creative Suite
2. Describe your level of experience with social media (personal and/or professional)
3. What are your minimum salary requirements? Hiring Organization: Oregon Society of CPAs (Posted on May 6, 2013)
Account Executive/Senior Account Executive
The Hoffman Agency
(The Hoffman Agency is headquartered in San Jose, California .This individual will work remotely with the team in Portland, Oregon.)
The Hoffman Agency is seeking an intelligent, ambitious account manager as well as account executives and senior account executives with a passion for storytelling, learning and a commitment to excellence.
- 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
Candidates should be creative, a team player, accountable, a leader, have an entrepreneurial nature and attitude, be passionate about public relations and writing as well as technology and social media.
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 email@example.com. (Posted on April 29, 2013)
Washington County Visitors Association (WCVA)
11000 SW Stratus Street, Suite 170
Beaverton, OR 97008
The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for co-managing the organization’s digital marketing efforts and implementing the organization’s digital roadmap, which includes, but is not limited to social media, website content, electronic newsletters and other marketing projects as directed. The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for overseeing the growth and health of social media efforts, assisting with writing online print content, and supporting additional projects including additional projects, as assigned, such as: coordinating photo/video selection for print and online purposes; reviewing, fact-checking, proofreading and editing print and online content; coordinating logistics for media familiarization tours; and identifying bloggers (via social media channels) for potential media outreach.
Education and work experience: Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, plus two or more years of writing experience and professional social media experience (or a combination of six years of experience and education). Tourism/destination marketing experience a plus.
This is a full-time position. Send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to the Director of Marketing & Communications at the address listed above. For a full job description and directions for applying via email, visit the WCVA website. (Posted on April 18, 2013)
Public Involvement Event Manager
BergerABAM is a consulting firm offering services in the areas of project management, civil and structural engineering, land use planning, natural resources, public involvement, construction management and support, surveying, and underwater inspection services. We are looking for talented individuals who thrive on challenges and are enthusiastic about their work. We provide opportunities for advancement and career growth through our mentoring program, company-paid internal and external training, team building, and developing employer-employee relationships.
Position available for a Public Involvement Event Manager with experience preparing for and attending large public meetings. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating and implementing four to five large (attendance expected up to 2,500) meetings throughout Washington. The meetings will be held to accept public testimony on the environmental impact statement for the Longview coal terminal. This is a temporary position with expected duration through September 2013, 40 hours per week.
Please visit their website @ www.abam.com/careers to complete the application process. (REFER TO JOB #13-PI-01)
BergerABAM’s competitive compensation includes an excellent benefits package offering paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; company-sponsored retirement plan; 401(k) plan; paid medical, dental, and trip reduction program; company paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability insurance; professional membership; and opportunities for tuition reimbursement.
BergerABAM is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, gender, pregnancy, marital status, age, military service, or disability. Please visit our website @ www.abam.com/careers to complete the application process.
Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs
520 SW Yamhill Street, 8th Floor
Oversee client service function for program planning, problem solving and strategic counsel
- Financial responsibility for accounts including forecasting and account profitability
- Play a lead role in prospecting and business development
- Counsel team to develop media relations strategy for programs/projects
- Understand key client industry issues relating to products, product categories, technologies, primary and potential competition and general issues facing the industry
- Understand key competitors and their business strategies
- Actively develop team and provide coaching and feedback
- Identify new growth opportunities based on insights into the company, client, industry and economy
Skills & Experience Required:
- The ideal candidate should have extensive experience within the public and corporate affairs arena (at least 8 years and preferably 10+)
- A demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful public relations strategies and programs in an agency, corporation or consulting role
- A broad understanding of all facets of marketing communications
- The candidate will be a team player, possess strong leadership qualities and have in-depth experience effectively managing a group
- A bachelor’s degree is preferred and an advanced degree is a plus.
- A strong background in pitching and winning new business
- Superb understanding and involvement in the region’s business and/or government community with proven strong and positive relationships
- A spirit of innovation and willingness to define the undefined and be motivated by the mutual success of their clients and their career
Must have a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations or a related field and a proven ability to manage multiple medium to large sized projects simultaneously, and develop new business opportunities. For additional information and to apply, visit: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=EDELMAN&cws=1&rid=2814. Deadline to apply for position is April 30, 2013.(posted on April 8, 2013)
PR Senior Account Executive
715 SW Morrison Street, Suite 602
Portland, OR 97205
The PR SAE will help develop and execute strategic communications programs for national and regional clients in food/beverage, farm and consumer lifestyle sectors. In addition to crafting elegant pitches and cultivating relationships with journalists and bloggers, the SAE will counsel clients on and develop strategic digital and social media programs that support business objectives. The ideal candidate has refined client-service and account administration skills, and the ability to handle projects from start to finish with attention to the details. Must be self-motivated and thrive in a boutique agency environment.
To learn more about the position, visit our website: http://harvest-pr.com/job-description-pr-senior-account-executive-downtown-portland/.
Qualified and interested applicants can send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (posted April 1, 2013)
PR Account Manager
421 SW Sixth Avenue, suite 1300
Portland, Oregon 97204
Ideally this person would have 3-4 years of experience at another agency or equivalent client-side PR job. Job tasks/skills will include:
-Writing (excellent writing skills are a must!!)
-Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
-PR plan development
-Media relations – proactive pitching and reactive counsel for clients
-Experience using PR tools such as Radian6, BurrellesLuce, Cision and/or Vocus a bonus
Most of our clients play in the arena of energy, sustainability, health, economic development, hospitality and architectural design, and this person will work on multiple accounts.
Qualified and interested applicants should send email to email@example.com. (posted on April 1, 2013)
Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon Ministries Corporation
4440 SW 148th Avenue
Beaverton, OR 97007
Our beautiful campus has sometimes been called the best kept secret in Washington County. We want to change that.
The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon (SSMO) Ministries Corporation is seeking a full-time web developer/webmaster. The webmaster will design, implement and maintain websites and web-based applications for Valley Catholic School (our regionally recognized pre-K through grade 12 educational system plus a renowned music school), Maryville Nursing Home & Memory Care (celebrating its 50th anniversary of outstanding skilled care), and the Sisters (serving our region since 1886) as well as the SSMO Ministries Corporation and SSMO Foundation (which support the entire campus). For a full position description – including responsibilities and qualifications – visit: http://www.ssmoministries.org/jobs.php. Salary: $51,000 annually with benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, an employee assistance program, and a retirement plan with an employer contribution whether employees contribute or not. Resumes and cover letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Closing date: March 22, 2013 (or until filled). (posted on March 12)
Media and Community Relations Manager
The Evergreen State College
The Evergreen State College seeks a Media and Community Relations Manager to join their Marketing, Communications, and College Relations staff. The Media and Community Relations Manager is responsible for formulating, directing, and implementing The Evergreen State College’s internal and external communication strategy, enhancing the college’s reputation with its core constituencies – students (prospective and current), parents, donors, legislators and government officials, staff, faculty, press, and public – and supporting key elements of the college’s mission through effective communication.
For details on the position requirements and application process visit: http://www.evergreen.edu/employment/staffjobs.htm. Applications accepted until March 25. (posted on March 4, 2013)
High Tech Senior Account Executive
3855 SW 153rd Drive
Nereus is an award-winning, public relations and marketing communications agency that is a strategic partner for a variety of tech clients around the world. They provide a full spectrum of PR and communications services including strategy and counsel, positioning and messaging, international launches, media and analyst relations, social media, events, advertising campaigns and product marketing.
Senior Account Executives leverage top-notch skills in strategic planning, client communication, writing, and media relations to drive client marcom activities to the next level.
If you are a tech-savvy PR enthusiast who wants to join a dynamic and results-oriented team, please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. For more information about Nereus, please visit http://www.nereus-worldwide.com. Openings are available in their Portland, Oregon office.
Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, advertising or a related field is required along with 5-7 years in a high tech industry. Agency experience is preferred. (posted on February 21, 2013)