Portland – Digital Marketing City Guide

Welcome to the big list of everything related to digital marketing in Portland.
Events, organizations, meetups, agencies, salaries, jobs, education and news.

Conferences

The big recurring digital marketing related events.

Digital Summit: Portland – major digital marketing gathers, much more affordable than most conferences.
Engage – conference hosted by the SEMpdx non-profit community of digital marketers. When you purchase a non-member conference ticket, you’ll receive a free annual membership to SEMpdx.

For new events, one-off events, and events in other cities – www.marketingterms.com/conferences/

Organizations

Traditional organization for all types of marketing.

AMA PDX – regular networking events and workshops. 

Groups

Roundup of the most relevant, most active groups.

SEO Tips and Tactics – monthly meetings.
Ecommerce Portland – monthly meetings.
Digital Marketing Quarterly – quarterly meetings.
Portland WordPress Meeting – at least one meeting per month.
Portland Podcast Cooperative – periodic meetups and unconferences.

Need more? Search the most active business groups

Agencies

Agencies with interesting sites, skills, employees, etc.

Sproutbox – great, clean site and extensive marketing and creative services.
Anvil Media – one of the oldest search engine marketing agencies in the Pacific Northwest.
Intuitive Digital – values-driven digital marketing for industries like higher education & non-profit.

Salaries

There are many salary sources, but these are among the most notable.

Salary.com <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” in Portland, Oregon
Includes easy customization of basic factors and easy navigation to related jobs.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

PayScale <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketing Manager” salaries in Portland, Oregon
Includes detailed pay components and ranges, plus the option for a personalized report.
note: in our analysis, PayScale is on the low side of salary estimates

Indeed <– pre-filled search for “Digital Marketer” salaries in Portland, OR
Does not offer much information until you get personalized salary insights.
note: in our analysis, Indeed was often near the midpoint of salary estimates

Robert Half <– scroll down to the Salary Calculator and go through a lot of drop-downs.
Not detailed, but is notable for being consistently on the high side of salary estimates.

Jobs

Maximize search coverage with a minimum of sites:

LinkedIn – Digital Marketing Jobs – huge, must-search source of jobs.
note: click “All filters” for Job Type, Salary, Benefits, Industry, and more.

Indeed – Digital Marketing Jobs – important job search engine.

Google – Digital Marketing Jobs – aggregates many smaller sources.

Internships

Find most of the available internships in a few steps:

Chegg“Digital Marketing” Internships – huge amount of internships in the Portland area, although not all of them are digital marketing. After the first listings, the internships tend to be more general marketing.

IndeedDigital Marketing Internships – advanced search query specifically for digital marketing internships. note: if you want to change the search parameters, make sure to re-select the “internships” drop-down.

GoogleDigital Marketing Internships – instead of searching a lot of other job boards and companies, find many of them aggregated here in Google’s job search engine.

Education

Focusing on the degrees and courses offered in-person:

Portland State UniversityCEPE’s Digital Marketing Strategies Certificate Programs
courses:

  • Intro to Digital Strategies
  • Content Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Analytics

News

Local news on digital, marketing, startups and business:

Portland Business Journal – general business news for the Portland area, some behind a paywall.

More

For more cities, visit: www.marketingterms.com/local/