Associate - Portland

EnviroIssues is looking for a skilled associate to join our team. This position will help oversee a variety of projects based on the core principles of public involvement, outreach, and facilitation.

Qualified applicants will have:

  • At least four years of experience planning and conducting outreach or public involvement activities, or community/public relations, city or state planning, or general communications experience
  • Superior written communications skills including writing for the web, social media, fact sheets, meeting summaries and key messages and talking points
  • Excellent oral communication skills and experience speaking in front of the public and professional groups
  • Experience managing contracts and budgets preferred
  • The ability to understand and explain technical and environmental information to a variety of audiences, often in high-profile situations
  • Exceptional multi-task management and organizational skills, including developing work plans
  • Ability to communicate in multiple languages and formats a plus
  • Knowledge of equitable engagement practices and experience working with diverse communities preferred
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work both independently and in a fast-paced environment team setting with a high level of initiative, creativity, tact and professionalism
  • Willingness to travel for short periods of time for project meetings
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Portland and surrounding region, in sectors such as transportation, housing, energy, natural resources, land use and water
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
  • A valid driver's license is required

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