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

On The Floor @Dove – Marketing Supervisor

Recently named one of the Top 15 Veterinary Websites by VMD Technology, On The Floor @Dove (OTF) is a modern, high-quality, and ever growing website built for veterinarians, technicians, assistants, front office staff, and practice managers. OTF is quickly becoming the most innovative veterinary training resource and is the only training website where veterinary professionals can stream HD procedure videos filmed on real patients on the hospital floor…”scripted” and “boring” is not in our vocabulary!

In the past year, we have more than doubled the previous years’ sales. To support the growth of OTF, we have added a Marketing Supervisor position and are seeking an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit to oversee tactical marketing and brand development activities. In this position, you will work with the CEO to create and implement the strategic plan for OTF’s marketing, ensuring marketing campaigns are aligned with sales objectives. You will also support and direct the work of the OTF Communications Specialist.

Required Qualifications
• Experience or education equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or other related field.
• Experience in marketing management and public relations.
• Extensive experience and a successful track record in developing and implementing strategic communications and marketing programs.
• Experience managing multiple projects on deadline.

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.

Communications Manager – Portland Bureau of Transportation

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Public Information Manager (PIM) is responsible for managing all internal and external messaging. This includes managing all communications staff, public relations, media relations and coordinating community relations team members to ensure appropriate messaging that builds and sustains the bureau’s reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction. The PIM is also responsible for developing communications plans and strategies that align with internal short- and long-term plans that effectively demonstrate the bureau’s progress against established performance metrics, and showcase the bureau’s role in enhancing the economic well-being and quality of life in the City. The PIM works closely with top executives and elected officials to ensure messaging is consistent and tailored to targeted audiences. The PIM may act as a principal spokesperson for the bureau in responding to inquiries from the media and the public and is expected to exercise considerable discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently and with awareness of intergovernmental and community issues and sensitivities.

For additional detail and application information, please visit this link.

The Children’s Institute – Director of Communications

The Director of Communications is a visionary leader, architect, and implementer of the organization’s communications strategy and operations. S/he will serve as a member of the Children’s Institute (CI) senior management team, and will oversee CI’s communications. The successful candidate will help CI catalyze statewide efforts in building a birth-through-third-grade, early learning practice-to-policy continuum focused on kindergarten readiness and third-grade success.

Responsibilities

This position will develop a world-class communications plan for CI, directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization’s goals and reputation in a policy/research/political environment. The DOC is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of communications activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning of the organization and its leadership.

The DOC works with senior management to advance the organization’s position with relevant constituents, as well as to drive broader awareness and support for the organization. The DOC is responsible for CI’s varied and integrated communications outputs including: in-depth reports, blogs, e-newsletters, documentation materials, website, media and public relations, marketing materials; social media, partner support, policy advocacy.

For additional detail regarding this position and application instruction, please visit this website.

Allison+Partners – Vice President/GAD

Our Portland office is looking for a dynamic communications leader with at least 7 years of strategic communications and public relations expertise. This role will have a heavy emphasis on producing extraordinary PR programs, building culture within our growing office, and focusing on business development and client services. Candidates should be enthusiastic about potential client verticals including consumer banking, financial services, CPG consumer products, consumer tech and active lifestyle.

We seek a driven, engaged leader with stellar marcom experience and a desire to produce excellent PR campaigns and communications platforms for a variety of clients. This individual will be a sought after leader and counselor to both clients and staff within our growing office managing accounts, projects, budgets, and teams independently and confidently. An ideal candidate will be passionate about consumer facing PR programming (including social and digital), strategic media relations, corporate communications, creativity, team and client leadership, and staff development. S/he must have well-developed people skills, superior client service acumen, and desire to compete in the marketplace for A+P. Plus, be a role model to all staff and bring a sense of collaboration and enthusiasm to the work and to our office culture. To apply, please contact jobs@allisonpr.com

Allison+Partners – Account Coordinator/Assistant Account Executive

Our Portland office is looking for an Account Coordinator or Assistant Account Executive with at least 1.5 years of PR agency experience (including internships) and a passion for technology, consumer tech, corporate brand and general consumer public relations/strategic communications. We seek a candidate who is excited about strategic communications and who can add value onto multiple teams by keeping projects on track, infusing smart research and listening into programs, pitching and maintaining great relationships with media and influencers, supporting client relations, and delivering superior writing skills in our team environment. Our ideal AAE must be enthusiastic and additive to our culture and our work. Also, we seek career driven candidates who are looking to grow with us as we continue to evolve. The ideal applicant is a thoughtful and focused PR practitioner who loves a dynamic agency environment, is accountable, organized, and who possess excellent tactical skills. Candidates should also come equipped with relevant client or in-house vertical backgrounds, superior client service acumen, creativity, and ability to multi-task. Please email your resume and cover letter to Jobs@allisonpr.com.​

PR/Social Media Intern – CMD

CMD has an internship opportunity for a recent college graduate in the field of journalism, PR or marketing (with social media or PR emphasis) who has strong writing skills and working knowledge of on/offline media, a demonstrated track record of experience/participation in social media and working knowledge of content management systems and basic HTML skills. In this role, you will learn and expand on your skills in handling project tasks including basic writing task, social media campaign support tactics, working closely with all senior staff members in planning, analyzing and evaluating information for both programs and projects and in managing assigned activities. You will be a key contributor to administration and account management/ maintenance tasks. You will also learn core competencies in essential tasks including a strong understanding of social and PR fundamentals, producing content, client relations and basic budgeting/time management duties. On the job training on key measurement and media outreach tools and systems will be an integral part of your internship.

GOOD THINGS TO BRING TO THE TABLE

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you’re the one for us, and we’re a good fit for you too, submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

Submit your materials through the CMD website, (www.cmdagency.com), or send via email to jobs@cmdagency.com. Your email subject line should read:
“EM Internship – Last name, First name”
This is a paid internship that may lead to opportunities for a full-time entry level position in the Earned Media department. Assessments will be a requirement of a completed internship.

Account Executive – CMD

In search of our next rock star! Our team leads social media strategy for top 10 technology brands that is grounded in the fundamentals of PR practice, and we’re seeking our next team member to support projects, interface with clients, understand and rock social ad buying, and rack up our next round of awards. In this position you will work with a team of top-notch earned media practitioners to develop and manage a variety of social media and traditional PR initiatives for CMD clients. This includes content creation, community management, digital production, video and working with social influencers. Strong writing skills are a must, as is enthusiasm to learn new tactics and tools.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

REQUIREMENTS

HOW TO APPLY

If you believe you’re the one for us, and we’re a good fit for you too, submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format). Your application materials will be ignored if your submission does not include the following:

Submit your materials through the “apply to” button on this website (if applicable), or send them directly to jobs@cmdagency.com. Your email subject line must read:
“Earned Media AE – Last name, First name”

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington ‏- Director of Marketing and Communications

Position Mission & Overview
As the marketing and communications leader of our mission-driven organization, the Director of Marketing and Communications (“Director”) will be an instrumental force in our evolution and growth – engaging our guest families and volunteers, inspiring our donors, telling our stories and expanding our reach to regularly engage every community we serve in Oregon, SW Washington and Northern California.

The Director is a key member of the leadership team and the heart of our organization’s efforts to educate the community about the RMHC Oregon story. The Director is charged with informing and engaging every stakeholder group, broadening public awareness of RMHC Oregon and ensuring that the organization’s communications strategies are tightly aligned. The Director works with the CEO, and the program and development teams to develop and execute integrated marketing and communications plans, strategies, and tactics across all communications vehicles in support of education and outreach at RMHC Oregon.

Responsibilities

Key Qualifications

Submit your cover letter and resume to hr@rmhcoregon.org

For additional information and application instructions, please visit http://rmhcoregon.org/about-us/careers

Banfield Pet Hospital – Sr. External Communications Specialist

The primary purpose of the Sr. Specialist, External Communications is to ensure the success of the practice by promoting the brand by overseeing and leading external public relations campaigns, protecting the brand by managing crisis communications and increasing brand recognition through external PR and communication channels.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Educational Background Required/Desired:

Salary Range: $65k – $81k
Please use this link to apply – https://banfield.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=CEN000B2

Director, Interactive Media and Web Communications – Willamette University

Willamette University invites applications for a full-time Director, Interactive Media and Web Communications for University Communications.

The Director of Interactive Media and Web Communications is responsible for determining the most effective ways for the University to advance its institutional communications goals on the web, via social media and in other digital domains. As the primary communications and marketing strategist for the University’s electronic, web and social media properties, the Director is responsible for determining how the University’s overall marketing and communications strategies can be best applied in social media, the web and developing digital spaces to internal and external constituencies.

To learn more about the University Communications, visit http://www.willamette.edu/dept/comm/index.html

This is a full-time, year round position. This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, sick and vacation accruals, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

For additional information and application instructions, please visit https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/1321

Editorial Director for University Communications – Willamette University

Willamette University invites applications for a full-time Editorial Director for University Communications.

The Editorial Director is responsible for overall editorial direction and planning of Willamette’s institutional communications. The university magazine, primary fund raising, alumni relations and student recruitment publications and web site editorial content are the primary focus for the Editorial Director. The Editorial Director is also a primary contributor to university marketing and branding strategy.

To learn more about the University Communications, visit http://www.willamette.edu/dept/comm/index.html

This is a full-time, year round position. This position is eligible for the University’s generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, sick and vacation accruals, contribution of 10% of gross base pay from the University in exchange for a mandatory contribution of 1% by the employee, tuition remission, and holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.

For additional information and application instructions, please visit https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/1322