Current Open Positions
Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) seeks a skilled and motivated Director of Communications. The Director of Communications leads the “mar/com” team in maintaining a strong organizational brand and works collaboratively to define OEC’s value and translate that value to target audiences. The position ensures a positive public presence for OEC through earned and owned media channels and proactively recognizes, prepares for and maximizes all external communication opportunities. The Director works with the “mar/com” team to create and implement a strategic communications and marketing plan that strengthens OEC’s brand, reflects our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and helps achieve the organization’s programmatic, legislative and fundraising goals.
Working with us
Oregon Environmental Council’s employees are valued experts in their field. We strive to appreciate them both in words—as a regular part of our staff meetings—and in actions, through a supportive management structure, flexible hours and generous benefits.
Our greatest strength is our people; we build strong working relationships across the organization. To achieve this, we commit to each other, open communication, continuous improvement, and positive outlook. To learn more, see our team charter.
Benefits include four weeks of paid vacation (three the first year) and 11 holidays, health insurance (fully covered for employees and mostly covered for their families), paid short-term disability, cafeteria and commuter choice tax benefits, contributions to retirement after one year of employment (including a first-of-their-kind series of fossil-free and no-carbon 401k investment tools shaped by OEC), and more.
OEC is actively working to advance the core values of equity, diversity and inclusion in our hiring, workplace culture, programs and policy, internal operations, and leadership role in the environmental community. To learn more, see our Partners and Diversity webpage.
Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) has often been ranked among the top 10 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon since Oregon Business magazine began the ranking in 2009.
We strive for an efficient hiring process that keeps applicants in the loop. Do not hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a question about your application.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Oregon Environmental Council provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender assignment, gender identity or expression, national origin, (dis)ability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff , recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or call 503-222-1963 x100 to let us know the nature of your request.
Resources to help you find a job working for the environment
If you are seeking a job or volunteer opportunity working for the environment, please see OEC’s Jobseeker Resources in the Environment fact sheet.
Please visit our Volunteer page to find out about opportunities to help OEC advance environmental protections in Oregon.