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Oregon Business & Industry, Oregon’s statewide chamber of commerce, is hiring for two key roles. Applicants for both positions should email a cover letter and resume to Katie Christensen at by July 3. 

Policy manager: OBI’s policy team manages a broad portfolio of issues. Team members engaging in lobbying, rulemaking, research, coalition management and strategic communications to help advance OBI’s position on proposed bills, regulations or other policies. In addition to this direct advocacy, policy team members manage OBI’s internal, member-driven committees on topics related to their portfolio. The new policy manager will oversee OBI’s work on issues relating to manufacturing and infrastructure, while providing support to interrelated portfolios (i.e., energy, product liability, environmental regulations, etc.). In addition, the policy manager will manage the Manufacturing Council of Oregon, becoming the association’s lead for outreach, coordination and issue engagement for manufacturing companies and related stakeholders. Compensation for this position will depend upon experience.

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Operations and member relations assistant: The operations and member relations assistant will provide support to two teams within OBI and will report to the director of operations with a dotted line to the director of member relations. The individual in this role will engage in administrative and logistical support for OBI’s membership database, reporting, billing and invoicing; event planning and logistics; and building management, vendor relationships, and other operational projects. The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $60,000.

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About OBI: Oregon Business & Industry (OBI) works to strengthen Oregon’s economy to achieve a healthy, prosperous, and competitive Oregon for the benefit of present and future generations. OBI realizes this mission through advocacy, education, research and political action. Much of OBI’s work is focused on state government, but it can extend to federal or local issues if an issue is of statewide precedent or concern. OBI is Oregon’s statewide chamber of commerce as well as Oregon’s affiliate for both the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Retail Federation. OBI represents companies of all sizes, from all counties in the state and in a wide variety of industries. Together, OBI’s member companies employ more than 250,000 Oregonians and help drive the state’s economy.