Marketing & Communications Manager

PBDG | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 12/13/2022

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Manager

  • Full-time, exempt
  • Reports to: Executive Director

    Salary Range: $60,000 - $70,000 based on experience


  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance (waiting period may apply)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Work Location: Portland office (4444 SE 27th Ave, Portland, OR 97202)


    PBDG (Professional Business Development Group) is a 501c6 trade association for minority-owned, women-owned, and certified firm in construction. PBDG operates a technical assistance program through its Foundation. PBDG Foundation’s mission is to improve the business conditions of small minority and women-owned firms in the construction industry through education, training, and mentorship.

    We are currently seeking a full time Marketing and Communications Manager person to join our team in Portland, Oregon. The Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for oversight of all PBDG communications, advertising, and media. This role will develop and execute key functions, ensuring all PBDG outreach efforts to our partners and donors are engaging and professional.


  • Oversee the development of all print and electronic communications, including Executive Director communications, invitations to key events, PowerPoint presentations for member and community meetings and the member directory.
  • Oversee the weekly newsletter, including content creation and distribution. Ensure newsletter content is extended through other channels including social media and on the website.
  • Manage website content to ensure the organization’s online presence is accurate, up-to-date and in-line with the core values.
  • Oversee execution of social media calendar for timeliness of events happening in the organization, accuracy, and promptness. Regularly monitor and respond to posts PBDG is tagged in across all social media accounts.
  • Collaborate with program staff to develop external communications, including creating flyers, one-pagers and other collateral needed to advance the work of all PBDG staff members.
  • Create the organization’s annual impact report
  • Conduct and manage media relations including initiating and maintaining relationships with reporters, editors, and publishers; writing releases; preparing information packets; coordinating media events; acting as the organization’s Public Information Officer; and promoting coverage.
  • Cultivate a team of vendor partners to support the work through necessary design, editing, production and dissemination of key publications such as the PBDG Directory, videos and materials intended to increase awareness and support of the organization.
  • Logistical communications and media support on a project-by-project basis, including writing press releases and facilitating interview opportunities.
  • Develop and manage a simple system for tracking impacts and results related to PBDG’s programs and members. Mine this information for stories and data points to be shared across platforms and in grant reports and donor communications.
  • Ongoing tracking of website analytics, social media analytics and response rates to email and video communications.
  • Provide script writing, copywriting, talking points, etc. for presentations and outgoing communication.
  • Provide copywriting and editing for appeals, press releases, and print/mail/digital/social communication pieces.
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    To apply, interested candidates should submit applications via the application portal at: and include all of the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample
  • Samples of flyers, brochures and/or marketing
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 25, 2022

    PBDG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Listing Type
    Communications | Management | Marketing | Nonprofit
    Position Type
    Full Time
    60,000 - $70,000

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