Community Development & Engagement Intern

  1. Community Development & Engagement Intern

    Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs per week

    Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

    The Community Engagement intern will work closely with Crosscut’s Community Manager on event planning and outreach, marketing, and other community engagement initiatives.

    During the duration of the internship, projects may include collaboration on:

    • Event and project management, particularly for Crosscut’s upcoming Community Idea Lab
    • Designing engaging marketing materials and strategies for various Crosscut efforts
    • Drafting outreach materials for Crosscut
    • Finding creative ways to engage communities that have traditionally been outside of Crosscut’s community
    • Representing Crosscut at events and online

    This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for your professional goals in non-profit leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, you’ll gain substantial experience in nonprofit events and marketing, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest. Individuals with a background in event planning and/or marketing are strongly encouraged to apply.

    To Apply

    Please send your resume and cover letter to kate.harloe@crosscut.com, with INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

    Deadline To Apply

    May 15, 2015

     

     

     

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Administrative Assistant Intern @ Crosscut

Administrative Assistant Intern

Time Commitment: 15-20 hrs per week

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

Crosscut seeks a reliable and motivated individual to handle financial and office management responsibilities. The Administrative Assistant Intern will manage reception responsibilities, assist in bookkeeping and invoicing, and strategize and execute Crosscut’s 2015 GiveBIG day campaign.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain non-profit administration experience working directly with a professional staff of a member-supported media organization. Candidates interested in non-profit fundraising, administration, or business development should apply.

During the duration of this internship, projects may include:

  • Receiving visitors and answer telephone calls whenever possible, responding to visitor/callers needs in a professional and friendly manager
  • GiveBIG Day campaign strategy and implementation
  • Processing daily incoming and outgoing mail
  • Salesforce/database management, tracking of donations, memberships, and newsletter lists
  • Research of available grants and drafting of proposals
  • General support for Crosscut including general filing, copying, supply ordering, and mailing preparation
  • Assisting in special events and member outreach/support

Qualifications

  • Interest in the mission of Crosscut
  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Salesforce, and MailChimp is a plus but not required
  • Past Office Administration is a plus but not required
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to work on a computer and keep detailed records

This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for professional goals in non-profit news or leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, the intern will gain substantial experience in relationship management, database administration, development, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest.

To Apply

To apply, send cover letter outlining your interest in Crosscut and this position and resume to tamara.powerdrutis@crosscut.com.

Deadline To Apply

May 15, 2015

Social Media Intern @ Crosscut

Social Media Intern

Time Commitment: 10-15 hrs per week

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship

The Social Media Intern will work closely with the social media manager on social media posting and management, editorial and marketing post strategy, Community Idea Lab social marketing and SEO optimization.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the digital world of a non-profit media organization and website. Candidates interested in audience development, marketing, social media management and SEO strategy should apply.

During the duration of the internship, projects may include collaboration on:

  • Helping to post content from the Crosscut.com website daily on social media channels, including Twitter, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Drafting posts for editorial content and marketing strategy for events like Community Idea Lab.
  • Managing social media accounts, monitoring conversation on accounts and beginning conversations with other organizations through tweeting and sharing content.
  • Adding keywords to articles that are posted on the website, and helping to provide SEO optimization to the website.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in the mission of Crosscut.
  • Proficient command of English grammar and spelling.
  • Understanding of and ability to manage social media channels (Twitter, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc.).
  • Desired knowledge of SEO basics.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

This internship will be structured to challenge and grow the skills needed to provide a foundation for your professional goals in non-profit leadership. Through mentorship, coaching, and hands on partnership in the above areas, you’ll gain substantial experience in nonprofit social media marketing, as well as exposure to non-profit culture and newsmakers/reporters across the Northwest.

To Apply

To apply, send resume and cover letter outlining your interest in Crosscut to cambria.roth@crosscut.com.

Deadline To Apply

May 15, 2015

Editorial Internship

425 Business magazine

Editorial internship

Description

425 Business is seeking editorial interns for summer 2015. Internships typically run 10-25 hours per

week for 3 months. Interns gain real-world experience in reporting, publishing and design. A stipend

plus fun work perks are included in our internship programs.

Applicants should have strong writing skills, intellectual curiosity and possess the ability to tell a story.

Successful candidates will understand the importance of deadlines, teamwork and independent

thinking. Coursework in journalism, communications, marketing, business, and writing are helpful but

not required. An understanding of business topics is a plus.

This position is best fit for students at the junior or senior level, or recent college graduates. Duties

include writing online stories, research, copy editing, fact checking, and potentially feature writing.

Interns will work from our Bellevue office with periodic trips to our Tacoma headquarters.

About Us

425 Business is a publication from Premier Media Group, the publisher of 425 and South Sound

magazines. The monthly magazine covers business topics affecting companies and people on the

Eastside.

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3-5 examples of your written work to Jake Bullinger at

jake@premiermedia.net.

Contact

Jake Bullinger

jake@premiermedia.net

425-646-1380