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From Passive to Active: A Job Hunt Success Story

Posted on by Jake Arnold

Everyone’s job search story is different, but each individual story can inspire and empower others who are on their own unique path. We love to hear how our readers have found rewarding careers in Portland, and we want to share these stories with you to inspire you in your job search and to help us […]

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I edit the quarterly newsletter for The Pacific Crest Trail Association, as well as materials that range from calendars to appropriations requests to Congress.
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Oregon Tradeswomen is hiring an Executive Director

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. (OTI) is hiring an Executive Director (ED) that will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organization’s staff, programs, expansions, and execution of its mission. The salary range for this position is $78,000-$82,000, annually.

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Passionate about the great outdoors? Western Rivers Conservancy is hiring a Database & Office Manager

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Western Rivers Conservancy, a nonprofit leader in the effort to protect our region’s waterways, is hiring a Database & Office Manager to support the organization’s growing operations. This is an opportunity to be an integral part of a passionate and effective environmental organization. The salary range for this multi-faceted position is $40,000-$48,000 annually.

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Join NWABA’s Team as the Director of Development

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes’ is seeking a Director of Development, who will be responsible for all aspects of the development program including major gifts, planned gifts, corporate sponsorship, special events, foundation relations, donor database, budgeting and supervising development staff. This position is coming at a pivotal time in the NWABA’s growth and will support […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Learn How to Land a Tech Job in Oregon – January 24, 2017

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Organized by Mac’s List and the Technology Association of Oregon; Sponsored by Vacasa. High-tech is one of the fastest growing industries in Oregon, and the number of tech jobs is expected to grow by 20 percent over the next decade. Opportunities are abundant and the compensation is great, with median salaries nearly double the state average […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Become the Leader of the Pack as 2 Brothers Moving & Delivery’s Crew Lead Apprentice

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

2 Brothers Moving & Delivery currently has an opportunity for a full-time Crew Lead Apprentice. This is a nine-month apprenticeship program, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of the moving trade within an active atmosphere assisting households in the relocation process. After apprenticeship completion, you’ll have the opportunity to be trained and mentored in a […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Mac’s List | Oregon Resource Guide

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Mac’s List provides a wide range of products and services to help professionals find meaningful work. But, we don’t do everything… We want to make sure you have all the resources you need to build the career you want in Portland (and beyond). To complement our own offerings, we’ve partnered with a select group of […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Mac’s List Featured in the Portland Business Journal

Posted on by Ben Forstag

Earlier this month, Mac’s List was profiled as a rapidly growing enterprise in the Portland Business Journal, the Rose City’s premier business publication. Mac Prichard, our founder and publisher, discussed the origin and growth of Mac’s List, as well as the many products and services we provide to Oregon job seekers. Below is the full text of […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Fast-Growing Startup Seeks Ambitious Senior Developer

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom

Billy, a Portland-based startup that provides cloud-based accounting software for small businesses, is looking to hire one full-time senior developer (back-end) and two full-time junior developers (front-end) immediately. This will be the first developer role in the U.S. with a lot of responsibility, very active in the decision-making processes and the team leader as Billy […]

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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Career Opportunities in Change Communications

Posted on by Jenna Forstrom
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Jenna Forstrom is the former Community Manager of Mac’s List. She has an extensive background in marketing and a passion for Portland’s beer and nonprofit communities.
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Mac’s List and TAO Partner To Strengthen Oregon’s Tech Workforce

Posted on by Ben Forstag

The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), the leading nonprofit advocate for the state’s burgeoning tech scene, and Mac’s List, Oregon’s best online source for meaningful employment, announced a new partnership today. The goal of this collaboration is to ensure the continued growth of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s tech sector by connecting firms to passionate and […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Five Reasons to Attend the #YNPN16 Activate! Summit

Posted on by Megan O'Leary

This blog post is sponsored by the 2016 YNPN Activate! Summit. Mac’s List and Prichard Communications are proud sponsors of this event. The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) is thrilled to be hosting the Activate! Summit in Portland on Friday, August 5 at the Ambridge Event Center.

Megan O'Leary
As Director of Membership Services, Megan manages recruitment, retention and educational programming for OEN’s statewide network. Megan has over 13 years of professional experience which began as an AmeriCorps Member with the education organization City Year. This began 10 years in the education space where she developed programs, managed staff, trained volunteers, raised money and executed special events. Megan currently serves as Board Chair for YNPN Portland.
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How To Find a Job in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

Portland is a great place to live, but a tough place to find work. The local job market has simply not kept pace with rapid growth of the population. Whether you’re a native Oregonian, a transplant or an aspirational Portlander, finding meaningful and well-paying work can be a challenge. Here at Mac’s List we get asked […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Get Ready to Land Your Dream Job

Posted on by Ben Forstag

The Mac’s List team is excited to announce the official publication of the 2016 edition of Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond). We’ve made the Complete Mac’s List Guide even better, by adding new content and making the book available in paperback and multiple digital formats. This is the ONLY published book specifically […]

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Ben Forstag
Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Get the Inside Scoop on Landing Great Jobs in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

When we wrote Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond) we aimed to make it the best-possible resource for people like you–passionate, creative professionals looking for meaningful work in the Rose City. That’s why we reached out to Portland’s leading career coaches, recruiters, and job-hunting gurus to contribute to the book. No one better […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Organizations Connecting Women in Portland

Posted on by Cecilia Bianco

It’s no secret that women face many unique challenges in the workplace. In my career, I’ve found that connecting with other female professionals like myself can be key to overcoming these challenges. Finding a group of women to support you and your professional growth can go a long way towards boosting your career satisfaction. If […]

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Cecilia, former Community Manager at Mac's List, is a strategic communications professional with deep knowledge of the local job market and how to launch your career in Portland. She has a passion for web-writing, wine, and the Pacific NW.
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The 10 Best Nonprofit Networking Events in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

Did you know that nonprofits (as a sector) were one of the biggest employers in the Portland metro area, responsible for over 14.5% of all jobs in Multnomah County in 2013? With numbers like this, it’s no wonder why Portland has such a large and robust community of nonprofit professionals. If you’re looking to advance […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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What You Need to Know About Nonprofit Jobs in Oregon

Posted on by Ben Forstag

“How do I get a nonprofit job in Oregon?” This is one the the questions we get all the time at Mac’s List… and I love it! The frequency of the question shows how passionate Portlanders are about doing something special and socially-minded with their career. Here are some of the key points I like […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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The 10 Best Business Networking Events in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

The single most effective element to successful career management can be summed up in one word: network! This is particularly true in the business community, where personal relationships are the foundation for nearly every transaction. Whether you are looking to find a new job, meet your peers, or generate sales leads, regular networking is vital […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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Secrets from a Nonprofit Job Recruiter in Portland

Posted on by Ben Forstag

Among the most frequent questions we hear at Mac’s List come from people looking to transition from the private sector into a nonprofit career. In The Complete Mac’s List Guide: Land Your Dream Job in Portland (and Beyond), Agnes Zach, Executive Director of Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO) and top nonprofit executive recruiter, shares her […]

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Ben Forstag is Managing Director of Mac’s List, where he is responsible for the organization's editorial and business operations. Ben has an extensive background in communications and marketing, primarily in the nonprofit and healthcare sector. Contact Ben at ben@macslist.org.
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