Associate – Portland

We are looking for a skilled associate, with at least ten years of experience to join our Portland team. Qualified applicants are energetic, creative professionals who have:

  • Experience providing communication and project management services in the public involvement and outreach field; facilitation experience in this field preferred
  • A proven record of developing and implementing results-oriented outreach approaches for a variety of public and private audiences
  • Project management experience, including developing and managing budgets
  • The ability to understand and explain technical and environmental information to a variety of audiences, often in high-profile situations
  • Experience leading large and small groups, made up of elected officials, technical experts, and/or community representatives; developing and executing decision-making processes; and helping groups reach agreement
  • Superior oral and written communications skills including writing for the web, social media, fact sheets, key messages and talking points
  • Exceptional multi-task management and organizational skills, including developing work plans
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team setting with a high level of initiative, creativity, tact and professionalism
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
  • Consulting experience preferred, as is work in one or more of the following sectors: transportation, energy, environmental cleanup, land use, infrastructure, and/or natural resource management
  • Foreign language fluency is desirable
  • A valid driver's license is required

We encourage candidates to submit all required documents electronically by sending them to to This allows for a more expedited review process, as well as being the most environmentally friendly method of receiving applications. If more convenient, applications are also accepted via mail or in person at the attention of Human Resources.

Applications must include a (1) cover letter, (2) resume and (3) completed Self-Identify Form. Send your application to