Jobs, RFPs & Volunteering


Domestic Media Relations Manager

Summary: The Domestic Media Relations Manager positions Portland and the Greater Portland Region as preferred travel destinations through an intensive media outreach effort that targets media representatives in the U.S. market. This position works closely with the PR team in addition to NYC- and Portland-based PR firms, to communicate Travel Portland’s messages to specific markets, key audiences and targeted demographic segments. Requirements: BA with major course work in communications or, public relations and a minimum 4 years of experience as a public/media relations practitioner.

Deadline: Open until 5 p.m. (PST) on July 11, 2016. Please do not call for status.


Media Relations Coordinator

Summary: The Media Relations Coordinator supports the members of the PR & Communications department through a high level of media relations work to include: the development of media itineraries; booking of all itinerary details; logistical planning leading up to inbound group and outbound media tours; database entry/management; management of the department’s media gifting program; and local partner and attraction relationship management. Requirements: BA with major course work in PR, English, communications, marketing, journalism and minimum of 3 years of experience in public relations or related field, experience in tourism or hospitality is preferred.

Deadline: Open until 5 p.m. (PST) on July 11, 2016. Please do not call for status.



If you know and love Portland, the perfect volunteer opportunity awaits you with the Visitor Information Center located in Pioneer Courthouse Square. This is a chance for you to share your knowledge and passion for Portland’s sites, history and culture, while also learning more through ongoing training programs, newsletter updates and educational site tours covering area attractions, hotels, restaurants and events.

As a volunteer, you will serve as an integral part of the Travel Portland team by greeting visitors and providing them with directions or suggestions on key points of interest, dining options and more.

Conveniently located in downtown Portland — on both the MAX line and Tri-Met bus routes — the Visitor Information Center is easy to access from anywhere in the Portland area. During each four-hour volunteer shift, you will interact with local, regional, national and international visitors to Portland, making new friends and learning along the way.

Please fill out our volunteer application to learn about current available volunteer opportunities.