PR/Communications Internship for Tourism Industry-Excitement Awaits!

 

Work for a Tourism Industry Leader

 

Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for an Intern to work in the Public Relations/Communications department at Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau at 7th and Pike. 

 Who We Are

Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region.

 Some 9.3 million visitors spend $5.5 billion in Seattle and King County annually, contributing $440 million in state and local tax revenues.  Direct visitor spending benefits hotels, retailers, restaurants, attractions, transportation services and other businesses, and supports jobs for more than 49,000 people in the Seattle region.

 The primary function of the SCVB Public Relations/Communications department is to increase the economic impact of tourism in the city and county through coverage by the media.  The department also oversees organizational and tourism industry communications.

 Intern

The Public Relations/Communications Internship provides college students to become involved in, and learn about, both the tourism industry and professional public relations. 

 Scope of work:

Intern will participate in a number of projects, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting visiting journalists: This may require arranging interviews, suggesting story ideas, working with local hotels, restaurants and attractions.
  • Press trips:  Assisting in arranging itineraries, dining, transportation, lodging, tours, escorting and interviews.
  • Special events planning and promotions, including press conferences and live radio remotes.
  • Writing and copywriting of feature stories, press releases, newsletters, reports, publications and other organizational documents.
  • Representing the department at tourism industry functions.
  • Responding to media requests for in-depth information by phone, e-mail, fax and mail.
  • Assembling press kits, maintaining photo/video library and general office coordination and assistance.
  • Track media coverage through the department’s clipping service.
  • Develop media lists and editorial calendars.
  • Tabulate media mentions of SCVB’s members and compile them in a report.
  • Assist with publications, website postings and other organizational communication projects.

 Learning objectives:

This position is open to a Junior or Senior design student interested in gaining real world experience working in an in-house marketing/graphics department.

 Required Skills:

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Senior undergraduate standing (junior, graduate students and recent graduates considered)
  • Excellent research, writing and communication skills
  • Social media understanding, experience preferred
  • Graphic design, HTML knowledge/experience preferred 

 Seasonal PT position:    Fall 2011 – Winter 2012 (3- and 6-month internships)

Work Schedule:               20 hours a week

Compensation:                 Bus pass for duration of the internship

 

To apply send application materials to:

Susan Treder

Director, Human Resources

Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau

701 Pike St, Ste. 800

Seattle, WA  98101

streder@visitseattle.org

 

Application process:  Send cover letter, resume, transcripts and letters of recommendation.

 

For more information about Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau, visit our web site at www.visitseattle.org.

 

Another Fisher Editor Job Opportunity-this one will go fast!

Fisher Communications has this great job-read more below

Reference: 488
Type: Permanent
Position: Editor
Location: Boise, Idaho
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Is responsible for providing support to ensure a successful broadcast product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

1. Record feeds both audio and video for shows.

2. Edit video and audio for newscasts.

3. Record, edit and injest topical promotion and CNN updates.

4. Dial in live shots when required.

5. Other duties may be assigned.

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values:

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions.

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment.

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole.

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

no experience required

Education:

Currently enrolled in College or University

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend, analyze and compose business reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Editor Job Opportunity through Fisher in Boise-read more!

Reference: 482
Type: Permanent
Position: Assignment Editor
Location: Portland, Oregon
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Is responsible for providing support to ensure a successful broadcast product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

KATU, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Oregon seeks an organized and aggressive assignment desk editor. This person is responsible for generating and developing news stories. Other duties include monitoring scanners, viewer tips and phone calls, and other local and national news sources. Responsible for assigning field crews and coordinating coverage plans with news producers and managers, and assisting reporters in gathering information for stories in progress. Must be able to assess the importance of current events, react quickly to breaking news, and communicate effectively with staff members. Assists assignment desk manager in planning for future events. Must have knowledge of microwave and satellite feeds. May be required to work extended, non-standard shifts as news dictates.

Other duties may be assigned.

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values:

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions.

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment.

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole.

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

1-3 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend, analyze and compose business reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PR Paid Internship at Seattle Ciity Light!

The City of Seattle is currently recruiting for an intern to join the Seattle City Light Communications and Public Affairs team.  Prospective candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited Washington State college or university.  Follow the link below to review the job description for External Communications Intern listed under Student Opportunities and apply.  If you have any questions, please contact Kimberly Stanley the City of Seattle’s Internship Analyst at kimberly.stanley@seattle.gov<mailto:kimberly.stanley@seattle.gov> or (206)684-7986.

 http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment/default_neogov.asp

 Thanks!

 Suzanne

 Director of Communications & Public Affairs Seattle City Light

 Mailing address:

P.O. Box 34023

Seattle, WA  98124-4023

 

Physical Address:

700 Fifth Avenue (Fifth & Columbia)

Seattle

 

206-615-0050 (Office)

206-619-5899 (Cell)

Entry Level Marketing Opportunity With Affirma Consulting!

My name is Sarah Greenberg and I am the Marketing Coordinator at Affirma Consulting, located in Bellevue. I am contacting you because we have an entry-level Marketing position available for Comm students or recent grads. I was wondering if there is any way you could distribute the job description to your students.

 

 

The Marketing team has a full-time open position for an entry level Marketing Coordinator.  If there is anyone you would recommend that is motivated, has strong communication skills (verbal and written) and would be a good fit for the team, please let us know.

 

Main responsibilities would be day-to-day marketing activities

  • Communications
  • Event Coordination
  • Social Media
  • Campaign Management
  • Website Updates

 

Fresh out of college candidates are welcome to apply, ideally with communications, marketing or business majors.

 

 

If you have any questions feel free to contact me via phone or email.

 

Thanks so much!

 

Sarah Greenberg

sgreenberg@affirmaconsulting.com | P: 770.757.2066 | F: 425.952.0176 | www.affirmaconsulting.com