Marketing Specialist (Copywriter)
Academic Prof - Full Time
Best Consideration Date
Do words rock your world and does storytelling make your heart skip
a beat? Do you want to apply your skills and talents to creating a
more just and equitable society? Do you love meeting new people and
being an integral part in sharing their story? Join the PCC
Marketing and Communications team. We’re a close-knit band of
creative thinkers and enthusiastic collaborators, all pumped to
work in higher ed. Enjoy the benefits of a flexible work
environment (on site and working from home). You will have a range
of kick-ass opportunities and interesting creative copywriting
projects to sink your teeth into. Don’t just think about the change
you want to see in the world, make that change happen!
See the classification description for additional information:
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for
success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on
the demonstration of these qualifications.
- Evidence of ability to work independently and collaboratively
in content creation that tells stories for successful marketing
campaigns. Both long-form feature articles, brochure/email content
and advertising copy
- Successful track record of creative concept
- Experience writing speeches
- Experience in effectively interviewing subjects
- Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and
the PCC mission
- Demonstrated track record of building and supporting a brand
- Demonstrated success in relationship building and collaboration
with subjects, colleagues and clients
- Demonstrated success in managing project schedules and meeting
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum
qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and
end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Journalism, Communications
or other liberal arts-related field. Relevant experience may
substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Three years of experience performing professional-level writing for
marketing and promotional campaigns.
Assistance with video production
Help develop creative concepts and themes
Prepare questions and pre-screen/interview subjects
Assist in video editing
Art direction of photo shoots if needed
Ability to comfortably express point of view, present and advocate
for their work
Higher Education or Nonprofit Experience
Ability to thrive in large organizations
Starting Salary Expectations
$53,461.00 to $57,272.00 (Step 3); based on qualifications,
experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range
$53461 to $92706 Annual Salary
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide
employees and their families, including domestic partners, with
access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health,
Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability,
Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement
System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into
the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC
offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation
program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your
spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of
age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time
employees at other accredited institutions.
*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not
eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term
Disability, or AD&D Insurance.
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional
vacation hours with years of services)
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
View a complete list of PCC benefits
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Work is typically performed in a standard office environment;
however, photography and video work may be performed both indoors
and outdoors. Exposure to video display terminals occurs on a
regular basis. Work is often unpredictable and necessitates
operating under tight deadlines and occasional evening and weekend
work may be required.
Learned physical skill is required to perform keyboarding
functions. Physical skill is required for photography and video
recording on location, loading and unloading video and lighting
equipment and driving between campuses. Work may require standing,
walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and
Background Check Required
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans'
Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying
veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment.
You will be given instructions during the application process
to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position,
and to provide the documents required for verification of
eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring
manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit
the following documentation:
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining
a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making
decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any
other protected class.
- Veterans: DD214
- Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department