Post Date: 12/19/2017
Close Date: 02/28/2018
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 Strategic Communications. 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 and develop relationships with key media and focus on media relations that are prioritized, focused, proactive, integrated and consistent. 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 an excellent 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:
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