Creative Partner - Copywriter

Portland General Electric - Portland, OR3.6


We are PGE, and every day, we come to work ready. To serve our customers. To connect Oregonians to things that matter to them. To lead the way to a clean energy future. For us, it’s an inner drive, a higher purpose. It’s a chance to make a difference in the world. We’re looking for a dynamic copy writer to join our team. The right person for this role will have the ability to flex voice and deliverables so simply that it looks effortless, will relish in being an AP nerd, believe storytelling is the way to solve all our problems, thrive in a collaborative environment, relish in finding creative solutions, think big and deliver bigger and believes in delivering customer delight at every opportunity.

Creative Partner - Copywriter (R-19-1043)

Develops a wide array of copy to help tell the PGE story. Actively helps express the PGE brand through the use of brand voice and articulation of brand experience principles and values.

You will support our journey by:

Develops copy for projects; maintains consistent brand standards; decides which guidelines apply to each project.

Client Collaboration

Collaborates with communications teams to assess client needs, decide appropriate deliverables and establish timeframes; determines time needed for each task and works with communications team to establish overall project timeline.

Project Management

Ensures deliverables are on time and within budget; prioritizes tasks; ensures projects tell the PGE story, putting customer/audience needs first, highlighting products, programs and PGE’s strategic direction.


Coordinates with internal staff and with vendors (e.g., graphic designers, art directors, copy writers, photographers and printers) to develop and produce print and digital materials.

Requests for Proposal

Assists with and coordinates proposals for creative work (e.g., writing, printing, design); procures, analyzes and negotiates print estimates; ensures sign-offs/approvals and provides regular status reports to team and clients.

You will bring the following skills to our team:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or other related field or equivalent experience.

Typically two or more years writing for both print and digital mediums. Experience creating marketing materials, brand materials, shareholder materials and employee materials preferred.

Working knowledge of and skill in marrying content and design within brand guidelines

Intermediate knowledge of archiving best practices

Working computer skills in systems used in department

Working skills in developing and maintaining systems for file naming, organization and archiving

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:
Danny Fajardo