Communications Internship

Communications Intern

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is looking for a part-time (10 hours maximum per week), Communications Intern who will provide marketing and communications support. This position is responsible for developing and producing stories covering impacts of Federation-supported programs, under the supervision of the Communications Manager and the Executive Vice President. This is a temporary position lasting a maximum of three months, beginning on or about July 1, 2013 and ending on or about September 30, 2013.


Write articles and take accompanying photographs documenting Federation-supported programs, using information gathered in-house and from interviews with partner organizations.

Produce short videos telling stories about people whose lives have been positively impacted by Federation-supported programs.

Gather testimonials about Federation-supported programs from beneficiaries in written and podcast form.

Produce social media postings about Federation activities and projects.

Assist with web page editing and design.

Other communications projects as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree or undergraduate work in journalism, communications, marketing or public relations

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience and/or course work in video production, audio production, photography and/or news writing

Strong social media skills

1-3 years web editing and design experience

Excellent people skills

Must be self-motivated with ability to learn quickly, set priorities and work independently

Experience with non-profit organizations a plus


$12 per hour

To apply:

Send resume, cover letter and two work samples to Communications Manager Jim DiPeso,

About the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, established in 1926, works to ensure a vibrant Jewish community that is connected locally, in Israel and worldwide. The Federation carries out an annual Community Campaign that raises funds for partner organizations providing human services, cultural engagement, and Israel connection programs. The Federation also directly operates services for community benefit, including government relations, the SAFE Washington community security program, professional development for Jewish educators, the PJ Library for children, and teen philanthropy.

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