Public Relations Manager (Hybrid)

Beaverton, OR

52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, Austin and San Francisco.


We are looking for a Public Relations Manager to join the communications team with our SaaS freight and analytics client. This is a hybrid position, requiring some in-person time at their office in Portland, Oregon or Denver, Colorado with some remote flexibility. This position also requires up to 10% travel.


This is a tremendous opportunity for a leader and team player who wants to champion and strategically define a B2B brand and North American market leader, during a time of accelerated growth for a 44-year-old company. The freight market and supply chain is currently in the global spotlight and the media looks to our client for their thought leadership and expertise during this volatile market.


This position reports to the Senior Manager of Corporate Communications. The salary range for this position is $90k-$110k based on experience.


Candidate Profile

  •  Results-driven, with outstanding time management skills.

  •  Excellent writing and verbal skills, with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Seeks out the answer to questions.

  • Both leader and team player, with the ability to build external and internal relationships with people and teams at all levels.

  • Thrives in a fast-moving environment that mirrors the pace of a volatile market

  • Resilient, collaborative and a sense of humor.

  • Strategic, innovative and an expert communicator with proven success in generating media coverage across the full media mix.


What You’ll Do

  • Work in close partnership with the Social Media and Internal Communications Managers.

  • Manage a PR consultant.

  • Collaborate with senior leaders and colleagues on the marketing and the business teams to identify and develop compelling company stories.

  • Play a central role in the Corporate Communications team by developing story angles and narratives.

  •  Manage the new digital PR program.

  • Use data to track progress and identify gaps; report out on progress.

  •  Provide sound media counsel to colleagues.

  • Establish relationships with reporters and make more across a variety of media outlets from top-tier outlets within print, online, broadcast and other formats such as podcasts and webinars.

  •  Identify impactful speaking opportunities for executives and subject matter experts

  •   Identify and submit company and individual contributors for leading industry awards

  • Organize media opportunities, and prep speakers for interviews.

  • Be an integral part of media efforts across the full media landscape

  •  Manage the newsroom on company website 

The Skills and Experience You’ll Bring

  •  Experience in B2B ideal, but not required.

  • Experience developing and executing public relations campaigns.

  • Exceptional slide deck skills.

  • Proven success in generating results and placements across the full media landscape (print, online, broadcast, podcasts, webinars, video, etc.).

  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship-building skills.

  • Outstanding time management, organizational, and project management skills, with exceptional attention to detail.

  • Bachelor's degree - ideally in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or a related field.