Community Development & Engagement Intern

  1. Community Development & Engagement Intern

    Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs per week

    Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

    The Community Engagement intern will work closely with Crosscut’s Community Manager on event planning and outreach, marketing, and other community engagement initiatives.

    During the duration of the internship, projects may include collaboration on:

    • Event and project management, particularly for Crosscut’s upcoming Community Idea Lab
    • Designing engaging marketing materials and strategies for various Crosscut efforts
    • Drafting outreach materials for Crosscut
    • Finding creative ways to engage communities that have traditionally been outside of Crosscut’s community
    • Representing Crosscut at events and online

    This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for your professional goals in non-profit leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, you’ll gain substantial experience in nonprofit events and marketing, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest. Individuals with a background in event planning and/or marketing are strongly encouraged to apply.

    To Apply

    Please send your resume and cover letter to kate.harloe@crosscut.com, with INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

    Deadline To Apply

    May 15, 2015

     

     

     

Administrative Assistant Intern @ Crosscut

Administrative Assistant Intern

Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs per week

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

Crosscut seeks a reliable and motivated individual to handle financial and office management responsibilities. The Administrative Assistant Intern will manage reception responsibilities, assist in bookkeeping and invoicing, and strategize and execute Crosscut’s 2015 GiveBIG day campaign.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain non-profit administration experience working directly with a professional staff of a member-supported media organization. Candidates interested in non-profit fundraising, administration, or business development should apply.

During the duration of this internship, projects may include:

  • Receiving visitors and answer telephone calls whenever possible, responding to visitor/callers needs in a professional and friendly manager
  • GiveBIG Day campaign strategy and implementation
  • Processing daily incoming and outgoing mail
  • Salesforce/database management, tracking of donations, memberships, and newsletter lists
  • Research of available grants and drafting of proposals
  • General support for Crosscut including general filing, copying, supply ordering, and mailing preparation
  • Assisting in special events and member outreach/support

Qualifications

  • Interest in the mission of Crosscut
  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Salesforce, and MailChimp is a plus but not required
  • Past Office Administration is a plus but not required
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to work on a computer and keep detailed records

This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for professional goals in non-profit news or leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, the intern will gain substantial experience in relationship management, database administration, development, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest.

To Apply

To apply, send cover letter outlining your interest in Crosscut and this position and resume to tamara.powerdrutis@crosscut.com.

Deadline To Apply

May 15, 2015

Social Media Intern @ Crosscut

Social Media Intern

Time Commitment: 10-15 hrs per week

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

The Social Media Intern will work closely with the social media manager on social media posting and management, editorial and marketing post strategy, Community Idea Lab social marketing and SEO optimization.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the digital world of a non-profit media organization and website. Candidates interested in audience development, marketing, social media management and SEO strategy should apply.

During the duration of the internship, projects may include collaboration on:

  • Helping to post content from the Crosscut.com website daily on social media channels, including Twitter, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Drafting posts for editorial content and marketing strategy for events like Community Idea Lab.
  • Managing social media accounts, monitoring conversation on accounts and beginning conversations with other organizations through tweeting and sharing content.
  • Adding keywords to articles that are posted on the website, and helping to provide SEO optimization to the website.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in the mission of Crosscut.
  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling.
  • Understanding of and ability to manage social media channels (Twitter, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.).
  • Desired knowledge of SEO basics.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for your professional goals in non-profit leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, you’ll gain substantial experience in nonprofit social media marketing, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest.

To Apply

To apply, send resume and cover letter outlining your interest in Crosscut to cambria.roth@crosscut.com.

Deadline To Apply

May 15, 2015

Editorial Internship

425 Business magazine

Editorial internship

Description

425 Business is seeking editorial interns for summer 2015. Internships typically run 10-25 hours per

week for 3 months. Interns gain real-world experience in reporting, publishing and design. A stipend

plus fun work perks are included in our internship programs.

Applicants should have strong writing skills, intellectual curiosity and possess the ability to tell a story.

Successful candidates will understand the importance of deadlines, teamwork and independent

thinking. Coursework in journalism, communications, marketing, business, and writing are helpful but

not required. An understanding of business topics is a plus.

This position is best fit for students at the junior or senior level, or recent college graduates. Duties

include writing online stories, research, copy editing, fact checking, and potentially feature writing.

Interns will work from our Bellevue office with periodic trips to our Tacoma headquarters.

About Us

425 Business is a publication from Premier Media Group, the publisher of 425 and South Sound

magazines. The monthly magazine covers business topics affecting companies and people on the

Eastside.

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3-5 examples of your written work to Jake Bullinger at

jake@premiermedia.net.

Contact

Jake Bullinger

jake@premiermedia.net

425-646-1380

 

Marketing and Operations Intern

Marketing and Operations Intern (PAID)                                                                              Downtown Seattle

Business Talent Solutions, a local permanent staffing agency, is seeking an exceptional marketing aficionado to join our team.

Use the skills you learned in your marketing and business classes to help us create a powerful online presence. Gain general business operations experience to build your resume.

Marketing Duties (60%)

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive search engine optimization plan
  • Review website, add and adjust content as needed
  • Write and publish blog posts each week for company website
  • Create business listings on Google Places, Yahoo Local and Bing Places
  • Online reputation management
  • Update open job postings on website and job boards (Craigslist, Indeed, etc)
  • Maintain social networks
  • Possibly attend networking events/research networking opportunities
  • Find/generate leads

 Operations/Administrative Duties (40%)

  • Track money in (run bank deposits, manage invoices, and notify bookkeeper of past-due accounts)

 

  • Answer the front desk phone line and email inbox while in the office
  • Prep for weekly staff meetings by creating reports and ordering lunch
  • Serve as the go-to person for electronic/computer issues and troubleshooting
  • Conduct research projects as needed for the Director

Qualifications

  • A can-do, resourceful attitude
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Expert-level knowledge of Social Media
  • SEO skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Administrative experience desired
  • Customer service skills desired

Compensation/Hours

$15/hour

Part time (20-25 hours/week) with flexible hours between 8am-5pm Monday through Friday to start. Full time (40 hours) during your summer break. If everything works out, stay on through the next school year part-time.

Projected start date: Monday, March 30th

To Apply

Please send your resume to Tiffany Brace at tiffany@businesstalentsolutions.com. A letter outlining your qualifications and experience related to this position is a plus.

 

Communications and Public Relations Internship (Unpaid) at Virginia Mason

Communications and Public Relations Internship (Unpaid)

Known for innovations in patient care, Virginia Mason is a nonprofit organization offering a system of integrated health services. Our vision to be the Quality Leader and transform health care is achieved by adopting best practices as standard work and by improving systems via the Virginia Mason Production System, which uses Lean principles pioneered by Toyota. At Virginia Mason, we strive to provide the finest health care through an interdisciplinary approach we call “Team Medicine,” which gives every individual the chance to contribute to the well-being of our patients and the continuing success of our medical center.

Areas of responsibilities include:

Media relations – pitching stories, writing news releases, hosting reporter visits/interviews.

Internal communication – writing intranet content, covering organizational events, developing communication plans.

Patient communication – writing patient correspondence and copy for patient collateral and blog.

 

In addition, the intern will assist Communications Department team members in a variety of other activities, including social media.

 

Requirements: Junior, senior or graduate student with a major in Communications or related field. Excellent written and verbal communication. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Flexibility and ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

 

Contact: Michelle Peterson, Director Virginia Mason Communications and Public Relations Mailstop: D1-PR PO Box 900

Seattle, WA 98101

Michelle.Peterson@VirginiaMason.org

(206) 583-6581

 

Editorial Associate Job in Seattle!

Editorial Associate Job Posting

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, a 501(c) 3 organization, is committed to connecting and building a vibrant Jewish community in Seattle, in Israel and around the world and we are seeking a full time Editorial Associate.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Summary: The Editorial Associate is responsible for producing newsletters and other content featuring stories about people, events, and Federation activities that are of broad interest to the Puget Sound Jewish community. The Editorial Associate will be the Jewish Federation’s first point of contact with SagaCity Media on editorial matters related to the Federation’s bimonthly Jewish lifestyle magazine.

The Editorial Associate reports to the Marketing & Communications Manager, and will work as needed with the Marketing & Communications Associate and with other department staff to gather information and coordinate content production.

The Editorial Associate position is full-time, which may include evening and weekend assignments.

Essential Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties and special projects may be assigned.

  • Federation Newsletter – The Editorial Associate will work with the Marketing & Communications Manager to plan content for a hard-copy newsletter to be produced four times per year. The Editorial Associate will be responsible for writing and editing articles, preparing the newsletter for final review, and working with the printer on production.
  • Community Calendar – Maintain the online calendar of community events sponsored by Jewish organizations in the Puget Sound region.
  • Events E-mail – Prepare and distribute a weekly e-mail to the community highlighting events of interest in the forthcoming week.
  • Website – Assist the Marketing and Communications Manager as assigned with managing the Federation website, including production and posting of content, proofreading, troubleshooting, and verifying and correcting links.
  • Magazine Liaison – Coordinate with SagaCity Media on editorial matters related to the Federation’s bimonthly Jewish lifestyle magazine, including planning content of upcoming editions, editing stories and reviewing advertising. Work with the Marketing & Communications Manager on planning, writing and editing content for the Federation’s four-page section in each edition of the magazine.
  • Weekly CEO Letter – Assist with writing and editing the President & CEO’s weekly letter to community leaders.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or other relevant discipline
  • 3-5 years of journalism, marketing and/or communications experience
  • Practical command of MS Office suite, website management, calendar and other communications tools

Required Attributes and Competencies

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work as a team player in a diverse working environment and to work with outside vendors
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong aptitude for problem-solving
  • Familiarity with Jewish culture, heritage and philanthropy desired

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus is required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a typical climate controlled office environment and the noise is usually moderate.

Travel may be required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email your resume, three work samples and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for this position to: Jobs@JewishInSeattle.org

No phone calls please.

 

 

 

 

 

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 33 other followers