PRSA Portland Metro Chapter

Welcome to PRSApdx!

Serving more than 250 public relations professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington, the Public Relations Society of America Portland Metro Chapter (PRSApdx) supports lifelong professional development and honors excellence in public relations.

More than one-fifth of Portland Metro Chapter members have earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), the profession’s only national post-graduate certification program.

Six chapter members have been elected to the PRSA College of Fellows, considered the pinnacle of a professional career.

So come along and #LeadLaughLearnLove with us!

Upcoming Events

Northwest Bounty: Communicating Brand

Join us and hear from award winning practitioners about the innovative ways their teams are helping Pacific NW food brands connect with their target audiences. Speakers will include Edelman’s Emily Morton who will speak about leveraging dad bloggers to deepen brand awareness of regional apple co-op brand Tree Top among the coveted brand loyal audience of fathers […]

  • University of Oregon's Turnbull Center (70 NW Couch, Portland)
  • 7:30-9 a.m.

  • 19-05-2016

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Fireside chat with @markmoh

Join us for our Fireside Chat with 2016 President Mark Mohammadpour, APR. Members, prospective members, volunteers  and entrepreneurs are encouraged to drop by for coffee and conversation. Some of the things we’ve helped with in the past: Interested in volunteering? Want to learn more about membership? New to Portland and trying to figure out who to […]

  • Urban Grind 911 NW 14th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
  • 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • 04-06-2016

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2nd Tuesday Communicators Mixer @ Rogue

Join us for 2nd Tuesday Communicators Mixer @ Rogue Ale House to meet, mingle and mix with fellow communicators of all stripes. Event hosted by the Portland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. This is a free, no-host event. To give Rogue an idea of attendance, please RSVP here: Powered by Eventbrite

  • Rogue Distillery and Public House - 1339 Northwest Flanders Street, Portland, OR 97209
  • 5:30-7 p.m.

  • 14-06-2016

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The latest from the PRemiere blog

  • Linfield College is hiring a Director of Communications.

Linfield College’s Department of Institutional Advancement is recruiting for a Director of Communications. The Director of Communications is responsible for maintaining, building and strengthening the college’s profile and extending its reputation among external audiences, locally, regionally, and nationally. The Director works with all college departments to achieve consistency in graphics and messaging for internal and […]

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  • Chapter needs veteran pros to serve as mentors

Calling all veteran practitioners! The chapter’s mentoring program has a number of mentees who want to participate. Now all we need is more veteran pros who can serve as their mentors. Mentoring provides new professionals the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the profession, enhance their skills and connect with someone with a broader set […]

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  • Oregon Association of Realtors is hiring a Communication Director

J O B T I T L E: Communications Director REPORTS TO (title): Chief Executive Officer DEPARTMENT NAME: Marketing & Communications RATE OF PAY DOE EXEMPT/NONEXEMPT: Exempt AVERAGE HRS./WEEK: Full Time (37.5) LOCATION: Salem, OR Are you a high achieving Communications Director with deep experience in the real estate industry or another professional trade association? […]

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  • SAIF Corporation is hiring a Strategic Communication Coordinator

Position: Strategic Communication Coordinator Overview Hard to get a better storytelling gig than this: How a not-for-profit company is helping to make Oregon the safest and healthiest state—all while caring for injured workers, so they can get healthy and return to work. As our strategic communications coordinator, you’ll help tell that story by leading SAIF’s […]

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  • The Oregon Department of Forestry is seeking a Public Affairs Specialist 2

Position: Public Affairs Specialist 2 (Public Information Officer) Location: Salem, Oregon Job Type: Limited Duration Department: Forestry-Salem Headquarters Salary: $4,423.00 – $6,474.00 Monthly Closing: 5/4/2016 11:59 PM Pacific More Information on this job available here. Description There is currently one limited duration, full-time position with the Oregon Department of Forestry located in Salem. This limited duration position […]

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  • Quinn Thomas is hiring an Account Executive

Position: Account Executive Location: Portland, Oregon Description: You’re starting your career and want to make good decisions to advance your training, experience and network. You’re not looking for “just a job” because that’s not who you are. The questions you’re asking are: Who will support my professional development and invest in my training? Who will […]

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  • A Partnership Promoting Professionals: Public Relations and HR Professionals

In today’s world, the opportunity to align HR, internal and employee communications best practices with earned, social and digital media best practices has never been more critical. Knowing this, PHRMA, the Portland chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and PRSAPdx, the Portland chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), are […]

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