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

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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.

 

 

Graduate Social Media and Marketing Assistant (GSMMA

The Graduate Social Media and Marketing Assistant (GSMMA) will assist the Criminal Justice Department in the recruitment of students to our graduate programs.  The GSMMA will report directly to the Graduate Program Director and work closely with the Graduate Program Coordinator.  The position requires 5 to 10 hours of work per week and is compensated at the rate of $16.00/hour.  The specific duties include:

  • Creating both print and electronic marketing materials and marketing campaigns aligned with the Seattle University brand, in coordination with the Arts & Sciences Director of Marketing and Communications;
  • Attending graduate marketing meetings (schedule permitting) with the Director of Marketing and Communications and representatives from other Arts & Sciences graduate programs;
  • Mailing of print marketing materials to prospective students as well as to other schools, programs, and criminal justice agencies, as appropriate;
  • Attendance at periodic recruitment fairs, both on and off-campus, to assist in informing prospective students about our graduate programs (typically 5 times per year);
  • Calling prospective or newly admitted students to provide program information;
  • Serving as a liaison between interested students and current students;
  • Being centrally involved in developing the Department’s social media presence (on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and others) and scheduling posts on these platforms, with frequency based on best practices for each; and
  • Working with staff to market and advertise departmental events and outreach efforts of the Center for the Study of Crime and Justice.

Desired qualifications include: Social media and marketing education and experience, including ability to run Twitter and Facebook campaigns; proficiency in Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, web design, web marketing, social media, and multimedia production; excellent written and oral communication skills; creativity and technological savvy.

Apply by emailing cover letter and resume to: Matt Hickman, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Interim-Graduate Director, Criminal Justice Department, hickmanm@seattleu.edu. Please put ‘GSMMA’ in the subject line of your email.

Rick Steves’ Europe Summer 2018 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe Summer 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 15-19 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.) Also, the intern is responsible for covering any personal expenses, including room, board, and transportation. Our offices are located in Edmonds, Washington, a suburb north of Seattle. Because of the hardship of traveling from another state to Seattle for an unpaid internship, we generally give priority to candidates from local colleges or those with strong local ties.

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 Summer Quarter 2018 (June 18th-Aug. 17th). 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.

 

Editorial & Online Communication Intern

Editorial & Online Communication Intern
Paid Intern ($14/hour until December 2018, $15 after January 2019)
Company: North American Post Publishing
Location: Seattle International District (next to Uwajimaya / International District Station)
Hours: 10~15 hours per week (can be flexible depending on school schedule. Preferably twice a week in the office)
Period: Jun 2018 – May 2019 (requires at least 6 month commitment)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, writing, editing and managing weekly local/community news for the North American Post
  • Update and maintain the North American Post (napost.com) and Soy Source (soysource.net) websites using WordPress
  • Update and maintain NAP&SS social media presence, including scheduling Facebook updates
  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas and directions for the publications’ online / social media strategy
  • Other office assistance as needed

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skill
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of MS Word, Google docs, Excel etc). Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a plus, but not required
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with PR and community contacts
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Understandings in Japanese/Asian American culture and history a plus
  • Ability to understand Japanese a plus

About North American Post Publishing
https://napost.com/about/

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Misa Murohashi (misa@napost.com).
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Editorial Internship

Editorial Internship, The Norwegian American

America’s only Norwegian newspaper is seeking a part-time intern to help us run things around here. Ability to read and edit in Norwegian is an absolute must. Hours and compensation will depend on how much of the job you can take on. We envision 10-15 hours per week, mostly onsite in our Shoreline, Wash., office, and pay of between $15-18/hour DOE.

This has the potential to evolve into a full-time job if the fit is right. Seniors looking to get a start in publishing are encouraged to apply

Tasks:

Editorial:

  • Find and trim Norwegian-language news stories for the Nyheter fra Norge page
  • Write stories for the paper
  • Many other small editorial tasks, about half of which require Norwegian fluency

Digital & Social Media:

  • Post stories using our WordPress site
  • Follow SEO guidelines for posts
  • Post PDF to archives
  • Finish up and schedule weekly newsletter using Constant Contact

Administrative:

  • Manage subscriptions—apply payments made by various means to our subscription software, set up vacation holds and changes of address, sync this information with digital subscriptions
  • Send out renewal notices to subscribers
  • Answer phones, return voicemails, and reply to subscription and general questions that come in via email
  • Send copies of the paper to those who request samples and those who’ve been featured in the paper
  • Complete other tasks, such as re-typing letters and mailing review copies of books, as needed to support the Editor

Qualifications:

  • Organization and reliability—we need to know that if we tell you to do something it will get done, not just once but every time it needs to
  • Superb English skills—ability to write and edit interesting stories about assigned topics
  • Fluency in written Norwegian (Bokmål)—ability to shorten Norwegian articles and translate when necessary
  • Ability to work well with writers and other content producers
  • Friendly and professional phone manner
  • Social media proficiency
  • Proficiency in InDesign (required) and at least basic skills in Photoshop (can learn)
  • Knowledge of WordPress (some basic knowledge of HTML is a plus, but willingness to learn will do)
  • Familiarity with the Norwegian-American community and/or Norway is ideal
  • Organization and reliability—yep, this is first and last on the list. Seriously, scatterbrains need not apply. We’re full up on those already.

Send resume and cover letter to naw@na-weekly.com.

Teach PR Writing at Seattle U

Teach PR Writing at Seattle U

Do you love writing? Are you an AP Style guru?
The Communication Department at Seattle University is looking for an Instructor to teach Strategic Communication Writing (CMME-3300) as an adjunct faculty member, at least one class per quarter for the 2018-2019 school year and possibly beyond.

Our ideal candidate has a professional background in PR, Advertising, Journalism, or a related field. The candidate should also demonstrate expertise in creating high-quality content in the form of website landing pages, social media writing, press releases, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, and copywriting. Copy editing experience and proficiency in AP Style are preferred. A Master’s Degree in a related field is required. Experience teaching is preferred, but we’re open to new teachers.

The class, with enrollment of about 20 students per quarter, is required for Communication and Media majors in our Strategic Communications specialization and an elective for others in the major.
The salary range is $4,000-$5,000 per quarter. If you’re interested in the position, please send a cover letter and resume ASAP to the Communication Department Chair, Dr. Chris Paul, at paulc@seattleu.edu. We will review applications on a rolling basis starting on 1 April.