Editorial Intern Wanted: Take a look at a new Internship Opportunity with SPOTLIGHTSeattle!

SpotLightSeattle is looking for an editorial intern who is extremely organized, self-motivated and able to multitask and prioritize. Interns must be interested in lifestyle journalism (real estate, dining, fashion, wine home décor or health/beauty/fitness are a plus but not required), and must be available to work a minimum of two-week days in the offices in Belltown and Mercer Island, with occasional evening assignments.

SpotLightSeattle interns will do real editorial work and gain great experience. They will be encouraged to be a full part of the SLS team, working closely with the editor-in-chief and contributors helping with major projects as well as the basic day-to-day editorial operations.  This internship is available on an on-going basis for each quarter/semester.

Interns will be exposed to the communications/media industry and the responsibilities of the internship will link to substantive communication industry practices: e.g., writing for media, assisting with marketing campaigns, planning for events.

Interns will work with a staff supervisor who’ll teach him/her skills needed to succeed in a communication-related industry or career path and have an opportunity to apply his/her knowledge of communication processes and theories to practice.

Interns will be in professional settings (e.g., working in office, attending events, or participating in business meetings) and experience the “soft skills” related to professional behavior. At the end of the internship program, interns will have work products to show for his/her work that can go on a resume or portfolio.

Interns will not be used for personal errands; political fundraising calls; passing out flyers, coupons, or movie passes; retail sales; or tasks that require little skill or have no relation to communication industry practices.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

•       Writing articles for SpotLightSeattle.com

•       Copy editing and proofreading

•       Coordinating contributors posts and uploading into WordPress

•       Pitching ideas

•       Attending contributor meetings and covering events

•       Fact checking, Story research and interviews

•       Attend editorial meetings and offer input on editorial content

•       Following up with Social Media including FB and Twitter


*Please Note*

•       Interns must have their own laptop to bring to the office for their use.  Having their own transportation is necessary.

•       Internship positions are unpaid and require a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Academic credit available.

How to Apply: Send a resume and cover letter, discussing why you’re the ideal candidate to be a SLS, to “SpotLightSeattle Editor” at info@spotlightseattle.com.

SpotlightSeattle is a multimedia company focusing on Fine Living in the Northwest.  We cover special events in the area, fine wine and dining as well as fashion.  We have key contributors that represent the different dynamics of what it looks like to live well in the Northwest.


Spectacular Marketing/PR Internship Opportunity with SPOTLIGHTSeattle

Position Title:  Marketing/PR intern

Company/Organization Name:  SpotLightSeattle

Position Description:  The internships would take place at the offices of SpotLightSeattle/Connie Blumenthal either at their downtown Seattle office, or at their office on Mercer Island.  The internship will focus on, among other things, marketing, writing, strategy, social media and media outreach. There would also likely be some administrative components. The internships would be unpaid and for school credit, and can be flexible in terms of time of year, scheduling and length of internship.


In addition to learning the ins and outs of marketing/pr, students will also get the chance to learn about journalism as part of the SpotLightSeattle.com site.  Job will include marketing targeting and strategy, event management and communications with clients.

Qualifications:   Prefer students who are studying marketing/pr, journalism and are reliable, good writers, creative and have a can-do attitude.

Company/Organization Description:  SpotLightSeattle is a Seattle based lifestyle online magazine focusing on Luxury Living in the Northwest.  We cover dining, wine, charity events, travel amongst other topics.

Total number of weekly hours: 10-15 per week

Days/Hours:    negotiable

Salary (if applicable):  n/a

Number of openings:   multiple

Start Date:     negotiable

Academic credit available.

Address: 2715 1st Ave

City, State, Zip: Seattle, WA 98121

Contact Person: Connie Blumenthal

E-mail Address:  Connie@connieblumenthal.com

Phone: 206-579-9739

Web Address:  www.SpotLightSeattle.com

Application Instructions:  Please send letter of introduction and resume to Connie Blumenthal, Founder, SpotLightSeattle,  Media and PR at the above email address.

Official Documentation:  Per U.S. Department of Labor laws, once an intern has been selected SpotLightSeattle will require an emergency contact form to be filled out. SpotLightSeattle also requires a letter stating the intern’s goals and what they hope to learn, printed on the letterhead of their school. This letter should be signed by the intern’s professor/advisor as well as the student, who will also acknowledge on the same letter that they understand the SpotLightSeattle internship is unpaid.

The media and pr internship would take place at one of two offices-either SpotLightSeattle or Realogics Sotheby’s and will focus on, among other things, writing, strategy, social media and media outreach. There would also likely be some administrative components. The internships would be unpaid and for school credit, and can be flexible in terms of time of year, scheduling and length of internship.

In addition to learning the ins and outs of marketing/pr, students will also

get the chance to learn about journalism as well as marketing and media.











ATTENTION: Portland Oregon Summer Internship Opportunity

I’m writing Seattle University to let you know about a summer internship offered through the Portland Advertising Federation called COLABORATORY. This summer will mark the fifth year of the program for college level juniors and seniors enrolled in interactive and graphic design, advertising, marketing, public relations, or related degree programs. We are currently seeking applications from creative and driven students seeking experience working on a team and with two different advertising agencies over 6 weeks in Portland, Oregon. My company, Grady Britton, is a participating agency and I’m working to get information about the program in front of as many students as I can. I am sending you this information in hopes that you will forward it to those students whom you would consider a fit for this experience. I am happy to answer any questions you have about the program. Thanks in advance for passing the word along.

COLABORATORY is an internship program sponsored by the Portland Advertising Federation and ten Portland agencies. Ten college juniors and seniors will be selected from a national pool of applicants, winning the opportunity to participate in a solid and thrilling real-life agency experience this summer, June 22nd – August 8th. This will be a dynamic, intense, team-oriented program with a focus on work and fun, Portland-style!

APPLICATION PERIOD ENDS APRIL 16, 2012 at http://www.pafcolaboratory.com/ 
Those accepted into the program will be notified by May 8, 2012

• Ten students will be chosen after an extensive application process
• Each student will spend three weeks in two different agencies; internship is six and a half weeks in duration
• Two teams of five will compete to develop a campaign pitch for a real client
• Students with interests in writing, design, interactive, multimedia, production, strategy and account planning, public relations, and account management are encouraged to apply

• Housing is NOT provided See housing information on website for suggestions
• You will be compensated 37.5 hr week @ Oregon min. wage


• College level junior or senior

• Bring your own laptop

• Minimum 2.0 gpa

• You cannot hold a job during the internship

Application materials are available now at http://www.pafcolaboratory.com/

Nicole Herinckx
COLAB Recruitment Committee, 2012



The Fund for Public Interest-Non-Profit Job Opportunities

 The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country.  We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America.  This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns.

Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills.

Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations.  We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.

As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues.  You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations.  While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process. 

We will be holding information sessions and interviews at Seattle University February 27 and 28 at 10am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm each day. Please email us to schedule a time. Our location on campus is TBA.

To apply online, please visit www.jobsforgoodcauses.org or call 800-75-EARTH (753-2784).

Job opening as the Online Editor for The Spectator

Interested in getting experience managing a company’s social media, the back end of a website and managing 10-15 bloggers? Apply to be The Spectator’s Online Editor!

The Online Editor is responsible for managing The Spectator’s social media presence, the Spectator blog and ensuring all content is uploaded on the website each week through our content management system. All editors are responsible for attending an editors meeting on Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and an all-staff assigning meeting at 7 p.m. Editors also meet for weekly postmortem meetings. The Online Editor made $1470 per quarter for 10-20 hours of work per week during the 2011-2012 school year. Online editor applicants should have some familiarity with HTML or with an online content management system and be social-media savvy.

 To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and at least three samples of your writing (at least two of these samples must be a minimum of 500 words). Including one letter of recommendation from an employer or Seattle University faculty member is encouraged but not required. Send all application materials to apply@su-spectator.com

Brooks Sports PR Intern Opportunity!





TITLE:            Public Relations Intern                                                                                        GRADE: NA


General Position Description


The Brooks Public Relations team is looking for an energetic, knowledgable PR intern to help with a variety of programs across the department related to media and charitable giving. Responsibilities will include blogger and influencer evaluation and seeding, media coverage tracking and reporting, press release distribution, event support, media list management and more.


Basic Responsibilities


  • Evaluate all incoming blogger product requests, provide recommendations on those who meet criteria and fulfil approved orders.
  • Assist with fulfilling media and influencer product requests and placing seasonal sample orders with footwear and apparel teams.
  • Maintain key trade and consumer media contact lists.
  • Coordinate with social media team on sharing key media coverage via social media channels.
  • Support all aspects of the Run B’cause charitable giving program including; coordinating volunteer opportunities, reviewing award applications, communicating with recipients and organizing and sending product donations.  
  • Coordinate Inspiring Coaches application collection and evaluation.
  • Drive media coverage tracking and update of Brooks internal media hits site.




  1. Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in communications and PR preferred
  2. Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  3. Ability to work both independently and collaborate with colleagues across the marketing organization, most specifically the Event and Social Media Coordinators  
  4. Temporary 3-month assignment, working up to 25 hours per week (flexible schedule).



Reports to:  PR Manager

Department:  Marketing

Position Classification:  Hourly, Non-Exempt


Brook Sports Social Media Intern Position!


Brooks Sports Social Media Marketing Intern

 Location: Bothell, WA
Start Date: ASAP
Assignment: 3-month, temporary assignment; 20 hours/week


Summary of Position:
The Social Media Marketing Intern will assist Brooks Sports in developing engaging content for distribution through the Brooks Blog and our social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. This includes authoring social media posts, responding to customer inquiries online and developing multimedia content. The intern will also work closely with our marketing, customer service and web teams to support broader organizational goals.

The ideal candidate for this position should have experience as a blogger, be familiar with journalistic standards and have a passion for building a following through social media. Photoshop and HTML/FBML skills are also a plus.


  • Interact with customers and fans through social media
  • Identify success stories from customers, athletes and staff, research content and author posts
  • Brainstorm social media tie-ins to support and advance broader marketing projects
  • Assist marketing team in implementing social media posting guidelines
  • Manage blog contributions from various stakeholders
  • Author product-focused blog posts for distribution through national retailers
  • Support weekly social media contests

To Apply: Go to http://www.brooksrunning.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-BrooksRunning-Site/default/About-Content?cid=careers.