PNWA Hiring a Government Relations Manager

We are pleased to announce that PNWA is hiring a Government Relations Manager to join our team! 

We are a non-profit trade association addressing navigation, trade, energy and environmental issues in the Northwest. With a strong, supportive membership and over 85 years of history, PNWA is a truly unique and constantly evolving group that engages on infrastructure and policy issues in our region. 

The Government Relations Manager will cover a suite of issues and projects, and work with the Executive Director and Government Relations Director in the following activities to further the goals of PNWA:

  • Analyze federal and regional public policy issues
  • Write and edit materials for PNWA staff to assist our work with Congress, federal agencies, regional policy makers and our membership
  • Write articles for our Nor’wester newsletter and website
  • Membership services
  • Meeting and event planning
  • Communications 

Top candidates for the Government Relations Manager role will have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of government, industry, or other relevant experience
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Positive attitude and work well with small but mighty team
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong communications background and social media experience preferred 

A full job description can be found here.

Please note this position is based in Portland, Oregon and interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by July 22, 2022 at 5:00pm PST.