Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust

Available Immediately

Position Description:

The Mountains to Sound Greenway is the spectacular landscape that connects

Seattle and Central Washington, surrounding Interstate 90. The Greenway Trust leads a

collaborative effort to conserve and enhance the trails, open spaces and communities in this

incredible region. The Communications & Events Intern will join a dynamic, energetic team that is

developing public engagement initiatives that help raise awareness of the Greenway landscape.

The Greenway Trust utilizes both traditional and new media avenues, coordinates a year-long

festival of local events (“Greenway 365 ”), as well as develops small (under 20 person) to large (200+)

outdoor activities and events. The Communications & Events Intern will play a pivotal role in helping

Support Greenway Trust communications activities and events.


This position is ideal for an outgoing, energetic, creative, organized, and detail-driven individual


with experience working with the public and a passion for the outdoors, communications, event


coordination and public outreach.



Reports to:


Communications Manager





Proofread, help edit, and produce print and e-communications materials



Write newsletter articles and blog posts



Assist in writing press releases, media advisories and other forms of media outreach



Assist in the execution of social media strategies, contribute to posts and updates on

Facebook and Twitter




Create print materials using a variety of graphic design programs (desired)

Outreach and Events




Represent the Greenway as a Street Team member at outreach and membership events



Assist in the coordination of Communications activities and outreach events:




Recruit and coordinate volunteers to participate in events and Street Team






Help with set up and take down of events




Research locations, sponsors, and other details for events




Liaise with community organizations, partners and groups to promote events across

the Greenway





Assist in the development of PR strategies to raise awareness of Greenway Trust



Administrative Support




Act as front office greeter



Help with day-to-day data entry



File materials as needed

Other duties as assigned



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