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March 16, 2010

Mac's List takes a holiday March 23, 2010
There will be no Mac's List on Tuesday, March 23.  We're taking a week off spring vacation.  Please continue to submit relevant postings and we'll make sure they're included when we resume our regular weekly publication schedule on Tuesday, March 30.

Have a safe and spring break!

Lori Howell

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1) Death with Dignity National Center is hiring an outreach manager/web communications specialist.  Annual salary is $34,000-$38,000.  Position closes March 20.

2) Renewable Northwest Project a senior staff counsel.  Annual salary is $60,000-$70,000.  Position closes March 31.

3) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is hiring a director of corporate giving.  Annual salary is $46,984 - $59,904.  Position is open until filled.

4) NW Energy Efficiency Alliance is hiring a communications manager in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Apply by March 19.

5) PECI is hiring a senior marketing services manager in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Apply by April 15.

6) EnviroIssues is hiring a communications outreach associate in Vancouver, WA.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

7) PovertyBridge is hiring an executive director in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.  Email to request a job description and send cover letter and resume.

8) Healthy Democracy Oregon is hiring an outreach & research coordinator in Eugene or Portland.  Hourly salary is $17.50-$20.  Position is open until filled.
9) Creative Company, Inc. is hiring an account manager/writer in McMinnville.  Annual salary is $50,000.  Submit a resume stating your sales skills to

10) OHSU Foundation is hiring an associate director of development in the Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled. 

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is hiring a field organizer in Portland and a field organizer in Eugene.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Both positions are open until filled.

12) Columbia Sportswear is hiring a public relations manager for Brand and Trade.  Search Portland headquarters, public relations.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

13) Earth Advantage Institute is hiring a Chief Operating Officer in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes April 1.

14) The OHSU Foundation is hiring a Senior Director of Research & Prospect Management in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Open until filled. Request a copy of the job description and apply by writing to

15) Ecos is hiring for three positions in Portland: energy manager, junior staff accountant and program analyst. Salaries are commensurate with experience.  Positions are open until filled.

16) Portland Public Schools is seeking 1) a chief financial officer, annual salary is $112,500 - $135,000 and 2) a director of labor relations, annual salary is $89,434 - 112,431.  Positions are open until filled.  Email questions to

17) Oregonians for Water, Parks and Wildlife is hiring a finance director in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

Internships and Volunteer Jobs
1) Oregon League of Conservation Voters is offering a part-time online communications internship.  Position is unpaid.  Apply by March 22.

2) The Bus Project is inviting PolitiCorps Fellow nominations.  Please respond by May 28. 

3) Media Maison is seeking a public relations intern for school credit.  Please send cover letter, 3 references and resume to: no later than March 20. 

4) Rex Burkholder's campaign for Metro President has two opportunities for unpaid internships at the downtown Portland headquarters. Interns will help coordinate communications, manage the database, and recruit volunteers. To apply, please send a cover letter with contact information and a resume to The positions will remain open until filled.

5) Oregon Conservation Network is offering an unpaid internship to support the director in Portland.  Please email resume and cover letter to

6) Oregonians for Water, Parks and Wildlife is offering two internships in Portland: 1. communications intern and 2. grassroots intern. The intern positions are unpaid, but course credit may be available. Positions are open until filled.

7) The City of Lake Oswego is offering the Robert Kincaid Public Administration Memorial Internship.  Hourly salary is $12-$14 with the option of 20-40 hours per week. Apply by March 26.

Date: March 31 2010
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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And after the interviewing, relax with drinks and light appetizers as you network with your peers.

Registration cost is free to members $25 for students and $40 for non-members. Members who would like to attend must register by sending Jenna Cooper-Gross an email at
More Job Resources...
Take a job search course and launch your career at the Portland Career Circle

The go-to resource for the progressive movement is New Organizing Institute (NOI) in Washington DC
Sign up for job postings and attend events through pdxMindShare
Find nonprofit jobs on
CascadeLink is a community information network, serving the Portland Metro & Vancouver areas. 

Worksource Portland Metro offers a variety of services to expand your opportunities.   
Check out the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Portland Metro Chapter job bank
Visit the International Association of Business Communications (IABC) job bank
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