Paid PR Internship Opportunity!

Compendium, Inc.

Sales & Marketing Internship Program


About Compendium

Compendium creates and distributes a fresh, design-rich range of inspiring gift products.  Our ever-growing line of gift books, greeting cards, journals and children’s products are sold in thousands of specialty retail gift stores worldwide.  Combined with our award-winning creative team, Compendium is dedicated to developing innovative, effective and inspiring products and solutions that enable our accounts to achieve their sales goals in a way that also builds customer loyalty and retention.  Since 1985, Compendium has had a talent for turning everyday items into extraordinary gifts, and everyday occasions into memorable events.  We help people foster deeper relationships and show what it truly means to “live inspired.”


Internship Overview

Compendium is seeking a talented and motivated student for a paid internship program. This position will be based out of our Seattle office in Wallingford. You will assist the sales and marketing team in the execution of its key initiatives. This internship program will offer the opportunity to be involved in meaningful work/projects and to be exposed to daily operations (such as creative process in development of marketing tools and sales and customer service operations). Our intern will have responsibility for and/or involvement in a wide range of sales support, marketing and public relations activities.


Job Description

The Sales & Marketing Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Create reports and assist in analyzing data on customers to aid in the development and execution of targeted communication programs to wholesale accounts
  • Support Sales in maintaining and updating databases
  • Organizing & maintaining press clips and awards
  • Media & blogger list development
  • Social media research (i.e. blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.)
  • Sending product samples to media, bloggers, key accounts and sales reps
  • Other duties as assigned including Sales, Marketing and Customer Service team support which might include:
    • Order processing
    • Customer Service functions via phone and email
    • Industry research
    • Shipping marketing materials



The Sales & Marketing Intern should

  • Be currently enrolled in college with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be creative and resourceful
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Be articulate; have proper phone etiquette
  • Have strong computer skills; must have well-developed PC skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications
  • Be familiar with social media (i.e. blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.)
  • Be organized and confident managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have a natural curiosity and genuine interest in multi-discipline business communication
  • Be a self-motivated individual who can work under minimal supervision who can collaborate with a group, and work well independently


We are looking an intern who is available to work approximately 20-25 hours per week. Apply by sending your resume, cover letter and writing samples to Please include writing sample and outline examples of any marketing experience or industry knowledge that you have obtained.




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