Seattle Weekly Marketing/Promotions Internships

Marketing/Promotions Internships

Seattle Weekly is looking for some highly enthusiastic, creative and hard-working college students to join our Promotions team! Duties and learning depend on an intern’s aptitude, experience, and initiative. Seniors and those with prior office experience are preferred. We are seeking interns for Spring & Summer 2011.


Promotions Intern will assist the Marketing Department with such things as

  • Preparing for, attending and managing on-site events
  • Planning and production of special events
  • Monitoring press coverage and clippings archives
  • Social networking
  • Maintaining website and subscriber database


Seasonal Projects

Winter – Production of printed Gift Guides

Spring/Summer – Planning/production of Voracious Tasting and Artopia arts event

Summer/Fall – Planning/production of REVERB music event


Interns must

  • Be self-motivated, creative and have good communications skills
  • Be organized, reliable and have excellent time management skills
  • Have an outgoing, friendly and helpful attitude toward SW readers, clients and staff
  • Have valid drivers license


Hours range from 10-20 per week in office plus 4-8 onsite events (includes evenings and weekends) depending on a student’s situation and credit requirements. Internships are for college credit ONLY and are unpaid. Interns must provide for their own living arrangements and transportation. Intern must be able to lift 40 lbs.


State law prohibits us from engaging non-students as unpaid interns, and all interns must be receiving school credit for their work at Seattle Weekly. Interns are expected to abide by any and all policies and standards that govern paid employees of Seattle Weekly and Village Voice Media.


Interns will be chosen based on their experience, potential, enthusiasm, and, in many cases, familiarity with Seattle and/or the Northwest.


Applications should include:

A letter explaining why the student is interested in a Seattle Weekly internship and what she/he hopes to learn.

A detailed resume listing areas of study and accomplishments, and all work experience.

Any other information that completes our picture of the applicant’s potential.


Resumes may be sent to:

Debbie Porter, Promotions Manager

Seattle Weekly

1008 Western Avenue, Suite 300

Seattle, WA 98104

Or, to


For answers to questions, please call 206-467-4342.



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