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June 8, 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.
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1) Gard Communications in Portland is hiring a public relations account manager and writer with 3-5 years experience.  Please email resume and cover letter to

2) Willamette National Forest seeks a social media public affairs specialist.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Position closes June 28.

3) Multnomah County Library is hiring a web specialist.  Annual salary is $48,358 - $59,445 Apply by June 18.

4) nConnect is hiring an executive director in Vancouver, WA.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Position open until filled.

5) City of Gresham is hiring an information technology director.  Annual salary is $88,692-$115,272.  Position closes July 2.

6) 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.

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

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) Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is filling two positions in Portland.  Both positions are open until filled:

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

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

12) Portland Public Schools seeks to fill two positions:

Internships and Volunteer Jobs
1) Bob Stacey for Metro President is hiring interns in social media, field, finance, and office management. Please email your resume and interest to

2) Urban Pacific Real Estate is hiring a marketing specialist intern.  Position is unpaid.  Please apply by June 25.

3) Muddy Boot Organic Festival is seeking a marketing/public relations intern.  Position is unpaid with possible university credit and open until filled.  Event is September 10.  Send cover letter, resume and three references to

3) 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.

4) Tom Hughes for Metro President is hiring a campaign intern.  Ten hour per week commitment.  Email Mike at

5) 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.

Announcements and Events
1) PolitiCorps "Art of Persuasion in Politics"

June 28, 2010

9 Am to 5 PM

Reed College, Psychology Auditorium
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland

Trainers cover message development, strategic communications, & new media for winning campaigns.

Cost: Free (bring money to eat lunch at Reed Commons)


2) 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
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