Marketing and Operations Intern

Marketing and Operations Intern (PAID)                                                                              Downtown Seattle

Business Talent Solutions, a local permanent staffing agency, is seeking an exceptional marketing aficionado to join our team.

Use the skills you learned in your marketing and business classes to help us create a powerful online presence. Gain general business operations experience to build your resume.

Marketing Duties (60%)

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive search engine optimization plan
  • Review website, add and adjust content as needed
  • Write and publish blog posts each week for company website
  • Create business listings on Google Places, Yahoo Local and Bing Places
  • Online reputation management
  • Update open job postings on website and job boards (Craigslist, Indeed, etc)
  • Maintain social networks
  • Possibly attend networking events/research networking opportunities
  • Find/generate leads

 Operations/Administrative Duties (40%)

  • Track money in (run bank deposits, manage invoices, and notify bookkeeper of past-due accounts)


  • Answer the front desk phone line and email inbox while in the office
  • Prep for weekly staff meetings by creating reports and ordering lunch
  • Serve as the go-to person for electronic/computer issues and troubleshooting
  • Conduct research projects as needed for the Director


  • A can-do, resourceful attitude
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Expert-level knowledge of Social Media
  • SEO skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Administrative experience desired
  • Customer service skills desired



Part time (20-25 hours/week) with flexible hours between 8am-5pm Monday through Friday to start. Full time (40 hours) during your summer break. If everything works out, stay on through the next school year part-time.

Projected start date: Monday, March 30th

To Apply

Please send your resume to Tiffany Brace at A letter outlining your qualifications and experience related to this position is a plus.



Communications and Public Relations Internship (Unpaid) at Virginia Mason

Communications and Public Relations Internship (Unpaid)

Known for innovations in patient care, Virginia Mason is a nonprofit organization offering a system of integrated health services. Our vision to be the Quality Leader and transform health care is achieved by adopting best practices as standard work and by improving systems via the Virginia Mason Production System, which uses Lean principles pioneered by Toyota. At Virginia Mason, we strive to provide the finest health care through an interdisciplinary approach we call “Team Medicine,” which gives every individual the chance to contribute to the well-being of our patients and the continuing success of our medical center.

Areas of responsibilities include:

Media relations – pitching stories, writing news releases, hosting reporter visits/interviews.

Internal communication – writing intranet content, covering organizational events, developing communication plans.

Patient communication – writing patient correspondence and copy for patient collateral and blog.


In addition, the intern will assist Communications Department team members in a variety of other activities, including social media.


Requirements: Junior, senior or graduate student with a major in Communications or related field. Excellent written and verbal communication. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Flexibility and ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.


Contact: Michelle Peterson, Director Virginia Mason Communications and Public Relations Mailstop: D1-PR PO Box 900

Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 583-6581