Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
Beaverton, Oregon
Salary: $95,076 – $142,632

For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Open Recruitments.”

Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) is an award-winning park district located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest. Just seven miles west of Portland, in the heart of the “Silicon Forest”, Beaverton is Oregon’s sixth largest city and is home to nearly 300 high tech companies, including the headquarters of globally recognized Nike. Beaverton is a culturally diverse, family-friendly city and is known for its many well-planned neighborhoods, its outstanding school system, and a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.

THPRD is the largest special park district in Oregon, spanning 50 square miles and serving about 250,000 residents in the greater Beaverton area. The Communications Department is responsible for districtwide communications and marketing, including news media relations, publications, website content, social media, e-newsletters and advertising. The department is comprised of 7.87 full-time equivalent employees including the Director of Communications and operates on a $1.26 million program budget.

Under the direction of the General Manager, the Director of Communications leads communications and marketing for the park district, including communications and marketing strategy development and implementation, community engagement, public information and public relations, news media relations, brand, reputation, and crisis management. The Director provides oversight to the Security Operations Department and the THPRD Scholarship Program and serves as the lead for the park district’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.

A bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, public relations, sociology, education, public administration, ethnic studies or a related field is required. Candidates must have five years of experience working in a supervisory or program management capacity, and ten years of demonstrated success working in communications and leading cross-culturally. This experience could include: marketing of programs or initiatives, public affairs, community engagement, and/or social equity. An advanced graduate degree in an applicable field is preferred.

Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review: July 22, 2018 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on “Submit Your Application” and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.

Position Description: THPRD-Director-of-Communications-Profile-Final.pdf