Position: Senior Marketing & Communications Manager

Reports to: Managing Director
Location: Portland, OR, Metro (Hybrid); Remote
Classification: Full-time, non-exempt
Job Close Date: Open until filled

About Earth Advantage

Earth Advantage is helping to create an informed and humane residential real estate marketplace that:

  • Acknowledges both the climate impacts of housing and the impact climate has on housing.

  • Provides ALL homebuyers and renters with access to sustainability-specific information about a home.

  • Supports equitable housing outcomes, protecting those most vulnerable from the effects of climate change.

  • Recognizes both the personal and societal financial value that climate-friendly housing creates.

If you’re interested in joining an organization with incredible benefits and staffed with intelligent and dedicated people, this is the place for you. Learn more about our Vision and Core Values here.

Earth Advantage is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. We are committed to providing an inclusive, non-discriminatory, and welcoming environment for all staff members, partners, subcontractors, and vendors. We are actively engaged in an ongoing process to identify and address inequities in our programming, organizational culture, community, and industry. We enthusiastically encourage individuals from Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, and LGBTQ+ backgrounds to apply.

Who We’re Looking For

The Senior Marketing & Communications Manager is a new position created to meet the evolving needs of a growing organization. You are deeply interested in leading communications activities that center on equitable, market-transforming solutions to climate disruption. You are a natural storyteller and deft communicator who can distill abundant information into crisp and compelling messaging, narratives, and visual marketing. You are both a strategic thinker with demonstrated excellence in developing communications plans and a highly organized manager comfortable with overseeing the delivery of digital and print-based content that supports organizational initiatives. You thrive on collaboration and have a sincere interest in broadening public awareness of the work the organization and your colleagues are doing.

Role Description

Serve as strategic communications lead for all organizational and departmental initiatives and programs, including:
  • Developing, overseeing, and executing communication plans
  • Managing a direct report, including creating work plans and establishing performance expectations
  • Writing and sourcing content with appropriate consistency, accuracy, and tone
  • Managing communications delivery through email, websites, webinars, events, and other media
  • Managing appropriate approvals and timelines
  • Manage and publish a quarterly communications calendar in partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Manage and report on our Google Analytics platform and coordinate Google Ads efforts with the existing consultant 
  • Coordinate all external communications requests from the press and work with a PR consultant if needed
  • Manage existing Marketing Graphic Designer position
  • Oversee the production of collateral, social media content, website support, infographics, etc. 
  • Own the organization’s website/subdomains, social media, and blog, ensuring compelling content, navigation, structure/design, and strategic impact
  • Ensure SEO is up to date and utilizes industry best practices

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; or high school diploma + relevant experience

  • Minimum of five years of experience in communications and marketing 

  • Prior experience managing a direct report 

  • Clear, engaging writing style with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to build trusted relationships with internal stakeholders 

  • Previous experience creating strategic marketing communications plans

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Experience interacting with cross-functional teams of all levels

  • Excellent attention to detail and editorial oversight

  • Ability to manage multiple departmental efforts simultaneously and clearly assess priorities

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten+ years of experience in communications and marketing, including in a leadership role

  • Strong presentation skills, including with external stakeholders

  • Experience using email marketing tools such as Mailchimp

  • Experience using Google Analytics and Google Ads


$75,000 to $105,000 annual compensation, dependent on experience.


Earth Advantage offers an excellent benefits package including: 5 weeks Paid Time off, 80% paid medical and dental premiums for staff and dependents, a 401k plan with match, a Flexible Spending Account, short-term and long-term disability insurance, family leave policy, and a sabbatical opportunity.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Earth Advantage is engaged in an ongoing process to identify inequities in our programming, organizational culture, community, and industry. We are committed to providing an inclusive, non-discriminatory, and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. Earth Advantage strongly encourages individuals from Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, and LGBTQ+ backgrounds to apply.

To Apply

Please submit the following materials to apply for this position (PDF or Word format).

  • Resume

  • Cover letter detailing qualifications

  • Three professional references (can provide on request, if preferred)

Note: A cover letter will be required at a later date for those candidates selected to proceed in the hiring process.

Apply directly at our website OR Email applications materials to: jobs@earthadvantage.org
Subject line should read: “Senior Marketing Communications Manager – Last name, First name”


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At Earth Advantage we believe that climate change is a challenge that crosses boundaries of income, race, ethnicity, religion, age, abilities, geography, gender identities, sexual orientation, and disproportionately affects disadvantaged populations. We actively support and value diversity in company culture, the recruitment of staff and board members, and in our partnerships with organizations and individuals in order to propel the building industry toward a socially, economically, and environmentally just future.