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Pacificorp Communications Specialist (Portland, OR) #110312 in PORTLAND, Oregon

Communications Specialist (Portland, OR) #110312

Date: May 27, 2023

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Provides advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conducts special studies and analyses, develops alternatives, presents recommendations to management and influences management decisions. Researches, analyzes, develops and implements new strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Act as a consultant to management in determining the best course of action and communication vehicles/channels to deliver key messages internally.

  • Develop and implement communication strategies and programs aimed at PacifiCorp employees.

  • Develop internal communications messages that inform and educate employees on operational, regulatory and public policy issues important to corporate accomplishing its objectives.

  • Independently create and produce communications materials such as newsletters, memos, letters, presentations, talking points, online communications, posters, fliers, etc.

  • Support business reporting by writing, reviewing, editing, and compiling business plans, reports and operating plans.

  • Facilitate informational meetings and executive visits, including preparing materials, talking points and data pertinent for individualized communities, customers or locations, etc.

  • Liaise and collaborate with other departments within the company.

  • Provide communications advice and counsel to internal client organizations.

  • Act as media spokesperson on various issues.

  • Develop production schedules, project budgets and tracking documents, and evaluate work products.

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A minimum of five years experience in communications, public relations, or marketing.

  • Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, Company policies, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.

  • Program design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs.

  • Ability to develop and implement communication strategies and programs.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions.

  • Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes.

  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.

  • Ability to work as a team member, maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.

  • Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data.


  • Advanced Degree.

  • Project management and leadership skills

Additional Information

Req Id: 110312

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: PORTLAND

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: FT

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: $85,500.00 - $100,600.00

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.