PRSA Portland Metro Chapter

PR Specialist at C Squared Advertising


Nov 15


As a PR Specialist at C Squared Advertising, your job will be to help our clients gain recognition as credible thought leaders within the building products industry and beyond. Your primary focus will be on national, regional and local media relations with trade and consumer media.

C Squared Advertising is looking for an accomplished PR Specialist who is a:

  • Strong writer: You can write like nobody’s business – press releases, abstracts, articles, blogs etc. And, you can pitch, pitch, pitch with precision and success.
  • Storyteller: You can craft a good story that will capture the interest of the target audience.
  • Relationship builder: You are a natural at building relationships with reporters and editors, and quickly become a trusted resource.
  • Team player: You can roll up your sleeves and dig right in, whether it’s problem solving, tackling a demanding project or multi-tasking under pressure.

And, most importantly, is:

  • Dependable: You are detail oriented, organized and self-directed. You take responsibility for your results and are passionate about your work.

C Squared is looking for a PR Specialist with:

  • Four to six years of PR experience at an agency or in-house.
  • Examples of excellent writing and/or successful campaigns
  • Crisis communications experience a plus, but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, journalism, marketing, or related field

C Squared will offer you:

  • Small, hands-on environment with great exposure to a variety of clients
  • Competitive compensation, based on experience
  • Annual vacation and holiday pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, attractive 401k and public transportation or parking stipend
  • Support for continuing education • Smart, fun, supportive team atmosphere
  • Two business owners (Portland and Seattle) who are invested in your growth and success

But wait, the fun doesn’t stop there… we ask that you:

  • Promote C Squared positively and represent the agency at industry events
  • Seek, as applicable, additional avenues of revenue generation for C Squared that will add value to clients and the agency
  • Travel as needed to primary industry trade shows and events as well as customer offices

About C Squared Advertising

C Squared is a full-service advertising, content marketing, and public relations agency. Our focus on one industry—building products—provides us with a deep understanding of clients’ target audiences, buying preferences, distribution channels, and media/editorial targets. Our knowledge of and passion for the building products arena uniquely position the agency to develop customized, highly-targeted marketing programs across a range of advertising, PR, in-person, educational, social media, and editorial tactics. C Squared believes that marketing should take a business approach, with strategies based on research and tactics continually measured, and we acknowledge that collaboration and partnership—with clients, vendors, editors, and our own staff—are key to success. We love what we do, we love helping our clients succeed, and we have fun doing it.


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