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March 25, 2015 - 3:48pm

You may have heard about this Internet phenomenon known as “The Dress.” Now, don’t worry; this isn’t a test to see which dress comes out on top (BTW, I was Team #WhiteandGold…and I’m still not sure if I’m right about that) but I bring it up to illustrate a point. How can an organization—even one as important as yours—compete with the hype of #TheDress? Well, frankly—and by no means is this meant to discourage—you can’t.

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Tips and Tools
March 25, 2015 - 2:01pm

You’re energized by marketing and communications for good causes. You have an analytical mind, you’re a strong writer, and you thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment. You’re as comfortable taking direction as you are self-teaching. You’re a hyper-organized, “can-do” person that gets oddly jazzed by effective workflow, and finding creative solutions to time, organizational, creative, or content challenges. You want to have a positive impact on the world around you.

Sound like you?

If so, come spend your summer in our Portland, Oregon office and gain hands-on experience with social good marketing in an agency setting. 

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Pyramid News
March 10, 2015 - 4:24pm

A lot of great designers wake up every day thinking—and knowing—they can create something beautiful.

At Pyramid we think: “can we try to change the world as well?” The way we see it, we can always try. Especially when your clients work to fight for justice, give housing to those in need, respect tribes’ rights, or reduce the amount of nuclear weapons in the world.

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Pyramid News
February 5, 2015 - 2:11pm

"What are the qualities that make a successful social media manager?" 

This is a question that I hear often. Maybe your social media was started by a proactive intern and they’re moving on, or maybe you’ve finally managed to get an FTE for digital communications worked into the budget. Regardless of the situation, recruiting the right talent for the job is critical, but knowing what things to focus on in a candidate can sometimes be tricky, especially if you yourself don’t feel like you “get” social media.

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Tips and Tools
February 2, 2015 - 2:00pm

In an effort to help you stay up-to-date on the latest trends in communication, technology, and our dynamic world, we wanted to share some resources to help you think differently about the way your organization is communicating, sharing, and inspiring its constituents.

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Inspiration
January 28, 2015 - 11:36am

After decades of hard work, the Sealaska land bill has finally passed, fulfilling the promise the United States government made under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971. This legislation conveys 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people of Southeast Alaska. It is an historic achievement for our longtime client, Sealaska, and we’re proud to have been a part of the fight.

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