PRSA Portland Metro Chapter
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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

April 4 – Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. Our next stop: Eugene! We’re hosting a happy hour at the University of Oregon to […]

  • Falling Sky Pizzeria & Public House 1395 University Street Eugene, OR 97403
  • 05:30 p.m. - 07:00 p.m.

  • 04-04-2017

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April 5 – Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. Our next stop: Eugene! We’re hosting a happy hour at the University of Oregon to […]

  • Starbucks, 1395 University Street Eugene, OR 97403
  • 07:30 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.

  • 05-04-2017

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2nd Tuesday Communicators Mixer @ Rogue

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. Our first stop: Portland! We’re borrowing March’s 2nd Tuesday Communicator’s Mixer @ Rogue Ale House […]

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

  • 11-04-2017

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Meet the Media: OPB

How do catch the attention of the newsroom at Oregon Public Broadcasting? Find out directly from the members of the OPB newsroom at our Meet the Media Panel. Learn about the different shows on OPB, what types of stories these shows are looking for and how to create the perfect pitch. Following the panel discussion, […]

  • Oregon Public Broadcasting 7140 Southwest Macadam Avenue Portland, OR 97219
  • 08:00 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.

  • 13-04-2017

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New and Prospective Members Invited to Welcome Brunch

When you joined PRSA, you made a decision to invest in yourself and your career. But we’ve learned it can take two years or more before new members realize all the benefits that come with membership. We want to help you jump-start that process. Join us at our chapter’s “New Member Welcome Brunch,” Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. […]

  • Oregon Department of Transportation, 123 NW Flanders, Portland, OR
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 22-04-2017

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2017 Communicators Conference

Mark your calendars now for the 21st annual Communicators Conference, which will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland. Early Bird Registration will open on Tuesday, February 28. This year’s theme is Leading Strategies and we’re seeking professionals to present on strategic approaches […]

  • 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232
  • 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

  • 08-05-2017

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The latest from the PRemiere blog

  • Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour Visits Members

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. So, this spring, we’re coming to you! Membership Director Siobhan Taylor and President-Elect Julie Williams, […]

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  • Cambia Health is Seeking a Strategic Communications Coordinator

Strategic Communications Coordinator Portland, OR Please include a cover letter when applying for the position on our website at www.cambiahealth.com/careers and reference job # 22853. This position will be responsible for supporting strategic communications including external communication, media relations, social media and brand awareness activities for the company. As a key member of the Strategic […]

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  • SWPR Group is Seeking a Part-Time PR Account Manager

Part-Time PR Account Manager Summary SWPR Group is seeking a part-time contractor for approximately 10-15 hours of PR work/week. This position is responsible for providing PR support for multiple accounts and also managing social media for one of these accounts. Work includes ownership of client coverage reports, developing media lists, monitoring trends, reviewing publications, and […]

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  • Marylhurst University in Search of Public Relations Services

Public Relations Services Request for Services Marylhurst University is requesting proposals for planning, coordination, implementation, management and evaluation of Public Relations services. The purpose of this request is to select a qualified service provider to plan, coordinate and manage Public Relations services to leverage earned media, public outreach and events that position Marylhurst University’s president […]

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  • APR: Prepare for Luck

“I believe luck is preparation meeting opportunity. If you hadn’t been prepared when the opportunity came along, you wouldn’t have been ‘lucky.’” — Oprah Winfrey My journey to “lucky” began in 2011 when I managed public relations for Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn. I was responsible for media relations, web content, social media and member […]

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  • Marylhurst University is Seeking Public Relations Services

Public Relations Services Request for Services Marylhurst University is requesting proposals for planning, coordination, implementation, management and evaluation of Public Relations services. The purpose of this request is to select a qualified service provider to plan, coordinate and manage Public Relations services to leverage earned media, public outreach and events that position Marylhurst University’s president […]

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  • City of Gresham Hiring a Graphic Designer

Description The City of Gresham is looking for a collaborative, creative and motivated Graphic Designer to join the Communications team. The Graphic Designer will partner with the four other members of the team to tell Gresham’s story in a compelling and accessible way. Come build the future with us As Oregon’s fourth-largest city, Gresham is […]

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