Communication & Events Intern

Communications & Events Intern

 Pangea Giving supports grassroots organizations globally to improve the well being of their communities through engaged giving. As a giving circle, we foster social change by giving small grants to community organizations in three regions: Latin America, East Africa, and Southeast Asia. Our partners address critical issues that are the self-defined needs of their communities.

These issues include women’s social and economic empowerment, sustainable agriculture, education, and more.

We are seeking a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and is excited about joining a small non-profit team as a Communications & Events Intern.

Event Planning: Pangea Giving hosts a number of public community events that highlight the major issues in the countries where we work and the inspiring work of our community partners. The ideal applicant will be able to support Pangea Giving staff in event planning and coordination.

  • Working with Pangea Giving staff to plan community events
  • Create and distribute promotional materials for events including flyers
  • Conduct outreach and promote event on social media and local media outlets
  • Research and book event logistics including venues, catering, and A/V equipment
  • Support staff in day of logistics

Communications: In a small non-profit environment, there are countless potential projects that need doing, and there is a lot of space for creativity and independent thinking. Depending on the skills, interests, and goals of the selected candidate, this position can include: writing & content generation, digital graphics & design, video editing & production, website editing & design.

  • Work with Pangea Giving staff to create content for our website, social media, and other outlets
  • Work with staff to come up with new ideas for features on website and social media
  • Help generate content for new online fundraising campaigns and website
  • Other projects based on intern’s aptitude and interests

Qualifications:

  • Passion for supporting grassroots community organizations
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Experience managing social media accounts
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Bonus skills:

  • Experience with graphic design
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn video editing skills
  • Knowledge of website design and administration (especially SEO!)
  • Familiarity with Constant Contact and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Prior event planning experience is a plus!

About the position:

 The Communications & Event Intern will work 10-15/hours a week for at minimum of three months, starting in January 2019. We offer flexibility in scheduling.

Pangea Giving is a small, largely volunteer-run non-profit organization. This is a non-paid internship position that offers learning opportunities. Course credit may be available.

Interested?

 Please send a cover letter and resume to Nick Dreher, nick@pangeagiving.org with “Communications & Event Intern” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a final application deadline of December 28, 2018. Pangea Giving encourages persons of any race, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and background to apply.

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Rick Steves’ Europe Winter 2019 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe Winter 2019 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe, publisher of best-selling guidebooks, is seeking applicants for a 10-week internship in its book department. Interns at Rick Steves work 12-15 hours per week on everything from data-heavy work (fact-checking, organizing feedback, formatting files) to proofreading text and maps for our guidebooks and websites. Depending on the intern’s expertise, some writing and editing tasks may also be assigned.

While this is an unpaid internship, it is designed as a learning experience. We require that our interns be enrolled in a college or university and that they earn college credit for their work. (If you have already graduated, you do not qualify for this internship.) Our offices are located in Edmonds, Washington, a suburb north of Seattle.

We are seeking communication or English majors who have had at least one writing or editing course. Experience writing and editing in print or for online publications is preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Knowledge of French, German, Italian, or Spanish, while not essential, is a plus. European travel experience is also beneficial. We are seeking one intern for Winter Quarter 2019 (Jan. 7th-March 15th). We follow the quarter system because many West Coast colleges use that academic schedule. However, we can adjust the schedule for those on the semester system.

Rick Steves’ Europe is dedicated to the cause of smart travel. We provide a casual, interpersonally rewarding work environment for our staff of 100 at our offices in Edmonds, where we produce a travel guidebook series, a public television series, a weekly radio show, and an extensive travel website. We also design and market European bus tours and a line of travel luggage and accessories. To learn more about us, visit http://www.ricksteves.com.

If interested, send a cover letter, résumé, and writing samples (published samples preferred, but not required) to Tom Griffin, Senior Editor, Rick Steves’ Europe, tomg@ricksteves.com.

Communications Intern!

Amara Communications Intern Job Description

Start date: TBA, 2018

Home office: Seattle

Intern manager: Marilee Jolin – marilee@AmaraPutsKidsFirst.org

 

The TIPS Intern will play an important support role for Amara’s communications and outreach efforts to recruit more foster families and volunteers and raise awareness of the importance of a loving and supportive home for children in foster care. This role will have the opportunity to contribute to both strategic and tactical communications including the creation of visual graphics, social media strategy and implementation, media outreach, community tabling at outreach events, the development and collection of family stories for our “100 Stories for 100 Years” initiative and more.

A successful intern is resourceful, results-oriented, and passionate about Amara’s mission; maintains a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and excellent communications skills.

Amara believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances our ability to fulfill our mission. We strive for equity and justice in the way people are treated and the opportunities they have to succeed by working to address racism, unequal treatment and other barriers to inclusion. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds (including communities of color, the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities) to apply and join us in our work.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Contribute to Amara’s social media content including but not limited to creative storytelling, event updates, and motion graphics

  • Work collaboratively with the Comms team on our 100 Years of 100 Stories Initiative including:
    • Research and organization of existing stories
    • Planning and research of platforms for sharing stories
    • Creation and design of new stories
  • Contribute to media outreach by updating and growing media and press database
  • Update web site content when necessary
  • Research and share innovative communication tools Amara can utilize
  • Attend 1-on-1 meetings with supervisor, Communications & Outreach meetings and/or other meetings as determined
  • Attend AIM (Amara Information Meeting) and other outreach activities as applicable/available
  • Collaborate and strategize on new ideas, directions, and venues for outreach and communications

Work environment

Amara maintains a professional yet casual work environment. We are committed to creating an open and affirming culture that is welcoming and supportive for all. We strive to maintain an internal culture that reflects our values of inclusiveness, hope, courageous leadership and perseverance. We regularly host evening and weekend workshops, trainings, and participate in community events and encourage our staff, interns, and volunteers to embrace being a strong ambassador for the work we do with children and families in our region!

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to marilee@AmaraPutsKidsFirst.org

Marketing Internship Program

 Marketing Internship Program

 Compendium is an award-winning company that creates and distributes a fresh, design-rich line of inspiring gift products. Our gift books, journals, stationery, and greeting cards are sold in thousands of specialty retail gift stores worldwide.  Our corporate clients include several nationally-recognized brands, including Target, Nordstrom, and Starbucks. We are headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Internship Overview

Compendium is seeking a talented and motivated student for a paid internship program. This position will be based out of our Seattle office in Wallingford. You will assist the marketing team in the execution of its key marketing programs. This internship will offer the opportunity to be involved in meaningful work/projects and to be exposed to daily operations (such as creative process in development of marketing tools and sales). Our intern will have responsibility for and/or involvement in a wide range of sales support, marketing and public relations activities.

Job Description

The Marketing Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining and auditing product detail pages on Amazon
  • Auditing uploads to the Compendium website, live-inspired.com
  • Pitching and communicating with media, bloggers and reviewers
  • Organizing & maintaining press clips and awards
  • Media & blogger list development
  • Social media research (i.e. blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.)
  • Sending product samples and marketing materials to media, bloggers, key accounts and sales reps
  • Other duties as assigned including Marketing and Sales team support which might include:
    • Create reports to assist in analyzing data on customers to aid in the development and execution of targeted communication programs to wholesale accounts
    • Industry research

Requirements

The Sales & Marketing Intern should

  • Be currently enrolled in college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be creative and resourceful
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Have strong computer skills; must have well-developed PC skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Be familiar with social media (i.e. blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.)
  • Be organized and confident managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have a natural curiosity and genuine interest in multi-discipline business communication
  • Be a self-motivated individual who can work under minimal supervision who can collaborate with a group, and work well independently

We are looking an intern who is available to work approximately 20-25 hours per week. Apply by sending your resume, cover letter and writing samples to sayhello@compendiuminc.com. Please include writing sample and outline examples of any marketing experience or industry knowledge that you have obtained.

SOCIAL MEDIA/MARKETING DESCRIPTION

*Facebook/Instagram/Twitter:  Need more engagement with followers.  Posting interesting articles on food related world, adding more pictures from our database, engage on other businesses pages using Street Treats.

Post to Facebook/Instagram/Twitter at least once per day and videos too

*hold bi-monthly giveaways on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter

*position is for six months minimum and longer if it is working for both.

*8-10 hours a week

*paid $14 an hour, unless you need school credit and if we’re applicable for it

*free treats and ice cream

*starts as soon as you can with a meeting or two beforehand

*Have fun!  The food truck business is really exciting!  We also sell our product to coffee shops and  mini ice cream sandwiches in grocery stores.

Contact diane@streettreatswa.com with your resume.

 

Curator PR Internship!

Overview

Curator, a Seattle-­‐based creative earned media agency, is seeking to hire a public relations intern for fall quarter to assist with day-­‐to-­‐day agency functions over the course of a 10-­‐week time period.

Curator PR

Curator’s mission is to help brands curate and participate in the conversation of the marketplace, while developing strategies that align core brand promises and ever-­‐changing consumer behaviors. Curator works with a wide variety of clients across the consumer and lifestyle industries. Interns will have the opportunity to work with brands in real estate, food and beverage, health and wellness, retail and fashion, nonprofit, and more. The following is a list of clients Curator has worked with:
• Skanska
• Whole Kids Foundation
• Washington’s Lottery
• Pyramid Brewing
• Simon Property Group
• Delta

Experience

The intern candidate is a student of a university communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, English or advertising program. Previous PR/marketing/social media experience is helpful, but not required.

General Requirements

• Current student at any university in the Western Washington area.
• Have strong writing skills and general knowledge of AP style.
• Must be detail-­‐oriented with excellent time-­‐management skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
• Must be able to commit to at least two days in the office.
• Candidate must have an understanding of social media.

• Basic understanding of media pitching, drafting press materials such as press releases, media alerts, etc.
• Eagerness to learn more about the public relations industry through hands-­‐on work.

Roles & Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of the intern will change daily based on client and account needs, and immediate projects. However, the following represents ongoing tasks that the intern can expect to own and/or help support:

General/Basic Tasks
• Assisting with media monitoring and tacking results.
• Update media lists and help with ongoing research to add new contacts/identify influencers.
• Manage calendar listings and editorial calendars for select clients.
• Record notes and next steps resulting from all weekly internal team meetings.
• General office upkeep including prepping for client meetings, assisting with organizing files and desk spaces.

Advanced Client Tasks
• Develop new client media lists and identify social media influencers.
• Join weekly client calls as an observer and capture notes to help update activity status reports.
• Work with account teams to draft media pitches and media advisories and potentially conduct outreach to select outlets with pitches.
• Support new business research.
• Search and track client coverage, and support the compilation of project coverage reports.
• Ongoing research to identify new media and blog outlets that may be relevant for client pitches.
• Work with account teams to draft month-­‐end reporting documents.

Compensation

This internship is unpaid and for-­‐credit only.

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume and any portfolio materials to brittany.mann@curatorpr.com

Rick Steves’ Europe Fall 2018 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe Fall 2018 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe, publisher of best-selling guidebooks, is seeking applicants for a 10-week internship in its book department. Interns at Rick Steves work 12-15 hours per week on everything from data-heavy work (fact-checking, organizing feedback, formatting files) to proofreading text and maps for our guidebooks and websites. Depending on the intern’s expertise, some writing and editing tasks may also be assigned.

While this is an unpaid internship, it is designed as a learning experience. We require that our interns be enrolled in a college or university and that they earn college credit for their work. (If you have already graduated, you do not qualify for this internship.) Our offices are located in Edmonds, Washington, a suburb north of Seattle.

We are seeking communication or English majors who have had at least one writing or editing course. Experience writing and editing in print or for online publications is preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Knowledge of French, German, Italian, or Spanish, while not essential, is a plus. European travel experience is also beneficial. We are seeking one intern for Fall Quarter 2018 (Sept 26th-Dec. 7th). We follow the quarter system because many West Coast colleges use that academic schedule. However, we can adjust the schedule for those on the semester system.

Rick Steves’ Europe is dedicated to the cause of smart travel. We provide a casual, interpersonally rewarding work environment for our staff of 100 at our offices in Edmonds, where we produce a travel guidebook series, a public television series, a weekly radio show, and an extensive travel website. We also design and market European bus tours and a line of travel luggage and accessories. To learn more about us, visit http://www.ricksteves.com.

If interested, send a cover letter, résumé, and writing samples (published samples preferred, but not required) to Tom Griffin, Senior Editor, Rick Steves’ Europe, tomg@ricksteves.com.