HUBBELL COMMUNICATIONS

Hubbell is Oregon’s premier PR firm. The firm tackles controversial and complex issues across a wide range of industry sectors from small companies to some of the most influential businesses in the country.

CAREERS

Hubbell Communications is Oregon’s premier public affairs and public relations firm. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon and operating throughout the Pacific Northwest, Hubbell Communications services include media relations, crisis communication, marketing, ballot campaigns, issue advocacy, digital, grassroots activation, coalition building and internal communications.

We work in a wide range of industry sectors including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, agriculture and many others. Our staff includes experienced professionals — former journalists, elected officials, campaign strategists, corporate communication executives, digital experts — who know how to develop and execute strategies that help our clients win.

Review our openings below for opportunities to:

Play a vital role in a fast-growing firm that is involved in some of the most important public policy and business issues facing our community, our region and our nation.

Work independently and on small teams in a hard-charging, entrepreneurial environment.

Strive in a corporate culture that believes in being the best simply because it’s more fun that way.

Job Openings
COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE: An early-career PR aspirant with strong written and verbal communication skills to assist senior managers in executing PR programs for our firm’s clients.   As a key player in our company, your main job would to make sure our clients sleep well every night knowing their important project is in good hands. To do that, you’ll need excellent communication skills and instincts. You should be able to sense PR opportunity as well as danger. You should know when to listen and when to give advice. You must have the courage and confidence to tell it like it is and not be afraid to take calculated risks. We’re communication experts, strategists and seasoned counselors, not short order cooks. Because you’re good, you’ll earn respect inside and outside the company.   Since we execute complex, multi-disciplinary PR and public affairs programs, you’ll need a proven organization and project management system to ensure that your team delivers the various elements of a project on time, on spec and on budget. You should strive to be the best because that’s what our clients and our firm deserve. Your integrity should be high and your tolerance for substandard work low. You should be able to set clear, measurable goals and know when you’ve met them. You should value strong personal relationships and commit to developing these with your team and your clients.   On a personal level, it’s also important for you to know that while we don’t care what political party you belong to (or even if you belong to one at all) we typically serve the business community in matters of public policy so a strong pro-business philosophy is a must. Finally, you should also be comfortable in a “work hard/play hard” culture. We’re dead serious about our work, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Laughing and having fun is encouraged.   THINGS YOU MIGHT BE DOING:
  • Writing message points, news releases, ad copy, web content and other written materials regarding complex and sometimes controversial subject matters
  • Identifying and recruiting issue stakeholders to take action on public policy matters
  • Creating and managing digital assets including websites, Facebook, Twitter
  • Researching and pitching news stories and features to the trade/general media
  • Identifying and recruiting stakeholders to advocate on public policy matters
  • Spotting and capitalizing on editorial opportunities
  • Developing client activity reports and recaps
  • Other duties as assigned
  QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Some PR or public affairs experience (internships or volunteer experience is acceptable)
  • Strong and verifiable writing skills
  • Excellent verbal and presentation skills
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: media relations, writing, digital/social media communications, grassroots organization, coalition management
  • Bachelor’s degree
  COMPENSATION:
  • Based on experience and qualifications
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