PRSA Portland Metro Chapter

R/West is hiring a PR Specialist


Dec 16


We are looking for a PR specialist whose passions and experience are firmly rooted in tech and finance. The ideal candidate will thrive in a team environment, but is also a self-starter and can work on projects independently.

Responsibilities of this position include:

Developing fresh new PR campaigns in the tech, finance and B2B space that revolve around executive thought leadership, product reviews and corporate storytelling.

Communication with clients to help identify internal goals and the communication strategies to accomplish them in a creative and affective manner.

Establishing and delivering analytics reports based on mutually agreed upon metrics, proving our agency’s worth to executive leadership on a regular basis.

Leading client calls with ease, confidence and positivity.

Identifying and capitalizing on editorial opportunities – we’re looking for a curious news junky that is hungry for the next piece of coverage.

Assisting in coaching Account Coordinators through projects and deliverables, sharing positive and constructive feedback.

Completing projects on time and within budget.

Collaborating with other departments – essential at our integrated agency.

Coordinating activity across multiple PR and strategic partners on behalf of clients.

Three years of tech/finance/B2B PR experience – agency or in-house and a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or another relevant liberal arts degree.

Excel at verbal and written communications (both creative and AP style) with experience ghost writing bylines, whitepapers and industry-specific materials.

Have media relations experience, as well as a history of delivering results.

Are willing to help at all levels of tasks and bring a can-do attitude to the position.

This candidate will be expected to both lead the accounts, as well as accomplish the day-to-day tasks (writing, researching, pitching, reporting, etc.)

Possesses a strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.

Ideal candidates:

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our Portland office. Experience in or knowledge of the San Francisco market is a plus and please highlight relevant PR experience in tech and finance. Please submit your LinkedIn profile to apply. Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: 401K, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Profit Sharing

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