Mac's List Masthead

June 1, 2010

Mac's List, edited by Lori Howell, offers a weekly update on job openings, networking events, and job-hunting resources for professionals in communications, public affairs and other fields in Oregon non-profits, public agencies and politics.
It is published by Prichard Communications every Tuesday afternoon by 3 PM PDT and distributed to several thousand subscribers.

Mac's List is free. Just click here to subscribe, update your contact info, or stop receiving Mac's List altogether

Don't want to wait until Tuesday to see the latest job listings? Follow Mac's List on Twitter where we post job openings as they arrive at our office.

Got a relevant job you want to share?  Please use our online form to submit your announcement. There is no charge for this service.
We cannot forward PDFs or other files, so be sure to include a URL to such material.

1) Sustainable Northwest is hiring a communications manager in Portland. Annual Salary is $40,000 - $42,000.  Please apply by June 15.  Position is open until filled.

2) Oregon Environmental Council is hiring a development director in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes June 4.

3) Film Action Oregon is hiring an executive director in Portland.  Annual salary is commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled. 

4) Marys River Watershed Council is hiring a Restoration & Monitoring manager in Corvallis.  Annual salary is $40,000.  Apply by June 3.

5) Clallam County PUD No. 1 is hiring an executive communications coordinator in Port Angeles, WA.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  First application review begins June 2.

6) Multnomah County Library is hiring a Library Web Services manager in Portland.  Annual salary is $49,696.23 - $76,692.02.  Position closes June 4.  

7) Oregon Senate Democrats are hiring a field manager in the Portland area.  Send resume to and call 503-659-5111 to follow up.

8) Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is hiring two case mangers/domestic violence advocates in Portland.  Annual salary is $26,804.  Positions are open until filled.

9) World Pulse is hiring a director of philanthropy and events in Portland.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes June 7.

10) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is filling two positions in Portland.  Both positions are open until filled:
11) Children's Cancer Association is hiring a director of marketing and communications in Portland. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is open until filled.

12) SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) is hiring a communications manager in Portland.
Salary commensurate with experience.  Position is open until filled.

13) Educational Policy Improvement Center is hiring a web application developer. Salary commensurate with experience.  Position open until filled. 

14) Portland Public Schools seeks to fill two positions:

Internships and Volunteer Jobs
1) Muddy Boot Organic Festival is seeking a marketing/public relations intern.  Position is unpaid with possible university credit and open until filled.  Send cover letter, resume and three references to

2) Impact Northwest is seeking volunteers for Yoshida's Sand in the City in Portland's Pioneer Square on June 30.  Contact Rana DeBey at or 503.988.3660.

3) Metro is hiring two interns in Portland. The communications internship is unpaid, 10-25 hours per week.  The newsroom internship pays $11 per hour.  Applications are due June 4.

4) Northwest Service Academy (AmeriCorps) is offering two positions:
5) Tom Hughes for Metro President is hiring a campaign intern.  Ten hour per week commitment.  Email Mike at

6) Dan Rayfield for State Senate is two internships in field and fundraising for summer and fall.  Please email your resume and a cover letter to  Call 541-914-3832.

7) Oregon Environmental Council has eight internship positions available:

Legislative Research Intern
Love Your River Outreach Intern
Clean and Healthy Rivers Policy Research Intern
All Purpose Intern
Community Outreach Intern
Marketing Intern
Design Intern
Communications and Media Intern
Graduate School Scholarship Opportunity (2010-2011 Academic Year)

The 2010-2011 Washington City/County Management Association Scholarship is a $2,500 educational fellowship for the 2010 - 2011 Academic Year. One graduate student from a Washington, Oregon or Idaho university will be awarded $2,000 to be used for his or her school related expenses. In addition, the recipient will be awarded:
  • WCCMA membership
  • Up to $500 towards WCMA Summer Conference attendance, August 17-20, Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop, WA
  • International City/County Management (ICMA) may offer complimentary membership and discounted attendance at their annual conference, October 17-20, in San Jose/Santa Clara County, California; and
  • Mentoring by a city or county manager
Application deadline is June 30.
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
Stats for Week Ending 5/31/2010
# Total Subscribers        4304
# New Subscribers            40 
# Job Views                  1855
Open Rate                     45%
Edited by 
Lori Howell
Prichard Communications
620 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1205
Portland, Oregon 97204
o. (503) 517-2773
f. (503) 517-2774
Join Our Mailing List 
About Us
620 Building
Prichard Communications
 620 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1205
Portland, OR 97204

Based in Portland's historic 620 BuildingPrichard Communications works with philanthropies, non-profits and public agencies across the country.
tel: 503-517-2773
fax: 503-517-2774
Join Our Mailing List 
prichard communications logo
Visit Prichard Communications on the Web

Please take a moment to visit us on the Web. You'll find:
  • Past issues of Mac's List
  • Electronic forms for submitting jobs and events
  • Information about our company's services and projects
  • Great quotes
  • Fancy photos
620 Building
 follow us on