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

Ann Wylie writing seminar: NOT your father’s press release

Learn to get the word out via media relations in this two-day, hands-on PR-writing workshop PRSApdx members receive $100 registration discount with promo code “PRSAPDX16” “Since I attended Ann’s PR writing class and started implementing her tips, every press release I’ve written has been picked up by the media. That’s what I call ROI!” — […]

  • Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center Ecotrust, The Natural Capital Center 721 NW 9th Ave #200 Portland, OR 97209
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

  • 27-07-2016

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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 […]

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

  • 06-08-2016

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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.

  • 09-08-2016

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Save-the-date: 2016 PRSA International Conference

USA Today voted Indianapolis the #1 convention city in the US. Lonely Planet named it Best in the US. Indy is a destination that has grown beyond its reputation for hoops and fast cars. We invite you to experience a collection of world-class museums, innovative attractions, inspired chefs and a Downtown that is only getting […]

  • JW Marriott Indianapolis, 10 S West St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • October 22 - 25

  • 22-10-2016

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The latest from the PRemiere blog

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  • Seeking Event Planning Consultant – PRSA Portland Chapter

PRSA Portland is hiring an event planning consultant to help plan the 2016 Spotlight Awards, a signature event that acknowledges the exceptional work produced by public relations professionals across the region. This year’s event is on Thursday, October 6 at Portland State’s Lincoln Hall. Submit your cover letter and resume to by Sunday, July 31, […]

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  • Take Insight Survey to Guide the Future of PRSA in Oregon

We invite you to participate in our Insight Survey, a new tool that will help guide the future of PRSA in Oregon. Please take 10 minutes to tell us how we can best serve you and make your PRSA experience as valuable as possible. Some big changes are on the horizon and your feedback is […]

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  • Portland State University is Hiring for Director of Media Relations

UPDATE: PSU is no longer accepting applications for this position. Director of Media Relations, Portland State University The Director of Media Relations manages relations with print, broadcast and digital news media and serves as spokesperson for Portland State University. The position supervises two communications staff members, works closely with campus leadership and reports to the […]

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  • Pac/West Communications seeking Public Relations Intern

Pac/West Communications, a full-service communications firm based in Wilsonville, is seeking a public relations intern. College senior or above. Successful applicant will have good writing skills and basic knowledge of AP writing style as well as an understanding of communications planning and the digital media landscape. Position supports research, media relations, social media, contact management, […]

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  • Cambia Health Solutions is Hiring a Social Media Coordinator

Date Posted: 5/18/2016 Category: Communications/Public Relations Locations: Oregon – Portland Job Number: 1029217   Social Media Coordinator Portland, OR This position will be responsible for supporting strategic communications, media relations, social care, social media and brand awareness activities for the company. As a key member of the Strategic Communications team, the Social Media Coordinator will […]

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  • Veracity is Hiring an Intern

Launch a career in marketing this summer with an Internship at Veracity. What is Veracity? Veracity is a boutique marketing agency that takes pride in creating engaging campaigns that help our clients get noticed. We put our story-telling hats on to uncover how we can break through the clutter. Then we get busy putting the […]

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  • 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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