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Occupational Report for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers (11-2031) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

Employment Outlook for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers There are 25 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 25 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Senior Public Involvement Project Manager 7/27/14 Portland $40,000/yr
Director of Communications 7/27/14 Portland
Community Relations Director -- Farmington Square Salem 7/25/14 Salem
Government Relations Director 7/24/14 Portland $75,211/yr to $109,256/yr
Chief Advancement and Campaign Officer 7/22/14 Portland
Director of Communications 7/18/14 Portland
Director of Development and Communications 7/17/14 Newberg $4,200/mo to $4,600/mo DOE
Principal Executive/Manager F (Legislative Public Affairs Manager) 7/16/14 Salem $5,927/mo
Grants Officer (One-Year Temporary) 7/16/14 Portland $46,710/yr to $80,993/yr
OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR 7/14/14 Bend $4,341/mo to $4,605/mo
Director of Development 7/10/14 La Grande $60,748/yr
Major Gifts Coordinator 7/9/14 Hood River $18,720/yr to $26,000/yr
Corporate and Foundation Major Gift Officer 7/2/14 Portland DOE
Director of Development & Marketing-Retirement Community (Milwaukie) 6/27/14 Portland DOE
Senior Public Involvement Project Manager 6/26/14 Portland $40,000/yr
Senior Director, Donor Engagement & Development 6/26/14 Portland
Community Relations Director 6/24/14 Portland
Release Manager II 6/19/14 Portland
IT COMMUNCIATIONS MANAGER 6/19/14 Portland
Executive Director 6/18/14 Forest Grove Neg.
IT COMMUNCIATIONS MANAGER 6/18/14 Portland
Community Initiatives Manager - Portland - (KH17828) 6/15/14 Portland
Community Relations Director 6/6/14 Ashland
Major Gift Officer II 6/4/14 Eugene $40,000/yr
Global Innovation Communications Director 3/28/14 Beaverton
Job Openings from the Web for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 88 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 26 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Community Relations Director 7/26/14 Wilsonville Emeritus Senior Living
Community Relations Director 7/25/14 Wilsonville Emeritus Corporation (Assisted Living)
Government Relations Director 7/25/14 Portland Portland Community College
Program Officer 7/25/14 Portland Cambia Health Solutions Inc
Director Of Development 7/25/14 Eugene Robert D. Clark Honors College & University Development- The University of Oregon
Marketing Manager 7/24/14 Gresham Mt. Hood Community College
Director Of Communications 7/24/14 Portland Oregon Health & Science University
Government Relations Director 7/24/14 Portland Portland Community College
Government Relations Director 7/24/14 Portland Portland Community College
Program Officer 7/24/14 Portland Cambia Health Solutions
Program Officer 7/24/14 Portland Cambia Health Solutions
Director of Public Policy (Oregon) 7/24/14 Portland Alzheimer's Association
Director of Development Robert D. Clark Honors College & University Development 7/24/14 Eugene University of Oregon
Marketing Manager 7/23/14 Gresham Mt. Hood Community College
Strategic Communications Manager 7/23/14 Eugene University of Oregon
Chief Advancement and Campaign Officer 7/22/14 Portland Northwest Academy
Donor Relations Director 7/21/14 Portland Mercy Corps
National Marketing & Communications Manager 7/21/14 Stand for Children
Development Program Manager 7/20/14 Eugene he University of Oregon- Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Development Program Manager 7/19/14 Eugene Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Multimedia Projects Manager- US 7/19/14 Portland Mercy Corps
Marketing Manager 7/18/14 Gresham Mt. Hood Community College
Corporate Giving Manager 7/18/14 The Freshwater Trust
Chief Advancement and Campaign Officer 7/18/14 Portland WVDO
Sr. Director of State Relations 7/17/14 Eugene University of Oregon
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State of Oregon License Information for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $20.36 $26.02 $36.56 $46.34 $59.80 $38.13 $79,299
Multnomah / Washington 21.51 27.29 38.10 47.05 62.36 39.54 82,240
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 20.94 25.90 35.85 44.90 51.10 35.78 74,424
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 21.45 28.78 38.68 44.94 54.65 37.64 78,295
Lane 14.90 20.42 30.25 42.86 56.77 33.37 69,413
Jackson / Josephine 19.20 24.39 28.89 43.83 57.27 33.90 70,529
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 16.93 21.01 27.26 34.00 41.57 28.04 58,327
Clackamas 28.35 34.14 45.07 54.98 65.10 45.50 94,633
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,191 1,395 204 17.1% 20 26 46
Multnomah / Washington 765 910 145 19.0% 14 16 30
Lane 117 133 16 13.7% 2 2 4
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 100 115 15 15.0% 2 2 4
Clackamas 74 85 11 14.9% 1 2 3
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 53 60 7 13.2% 1 1 2
Jackson / Josephine 35 39 4 11.4% 0 1 1
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 21 23 2 9.5% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 12 14 2 16.7% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 7 7 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Douglas 6 7 1 16.7% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 5 5 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Klamath / Lake 5 5 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 5 6 1 20.0% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,191
Total All Industries Private 958
Manufacturing Private 25
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Private 16
Wholesale Trade Private 19
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers Private 12
Information Private 18
Finance and Insurance Private 20
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Private 12
Insurance Carriers Private 11
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 118
Scientific Research and Development Services Private 11
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services Private 95
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 98
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 11
Administrative and Support Services Private 11
Educational Services Private 175
Elementary and Secondary Schools Private 19
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Private 140
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 211
Ambulatory Health Care Services Private 15
Hospitals Private 61
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 60
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Private 14
Social Assistance Private 121
Individual and Family Services Private 65
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services Private 45
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Private 45
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries Private 29
Performing Arts Companies Private 12
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institution Private 13
Other Services (except Government) Private 201
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 201
Religious Organizations Private 11
Grantmaking and Giving Services Private 81
Social Advocacy Organizations Private 54
Civic and Social Organizations Private 11
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations Private 44
Total All Industries State 108
Educational Services State 93
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 93
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals State 15
Total All Industries Local 120
Transportation and Warehousing Local 18
Support Activities for Transportation Local 11
Support Activities for Air Transportation Local 11
Educational Services Local 43
Junior Colleges Local 28
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Local 13
Local Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals Local 33
Educational Requirements for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a Bachelor's degree. Five years or more of related related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
  • Analyze And Manage Daily Operations
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Accounting, Bookkeeping Or Budgeting
  • Apply Mathematical Principles To Social Statistics
  • Apply Public Relations Techniques
  • Communicate With Media Representatives
  • Conduct And Coordinate Fund Raising Activities
  • Conduct Public Relations Events Or Programs
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Develop And Conduct Direct Mailing Programs
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Evaluate Advertising Promotions
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Make Presentations
  • Manage Contracts
  • Perform Organizational Accounting Or Budgeting
  • Perform Strategic And Tactical Planning
  • Plan Meetings Or Conferences
  • Proofread, Edit, And Revise Written Materials
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Schedule Or Reserve Meeting Facilities
  • Supervise Employees
  • Use Negotiation Techniques As Management Tool
  • Write Headlines
  • Write Sales And Informational Speeches
Schools and Training Providers for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43
Marylhurst, OR 97036-261
Phone: (503) 636-8141
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Central Oregon Community College
Rogue Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Fundraisers 39%
Advertising And Promotions Managers 30%