2nd Avenue Collective, LLC is looking for 4 interns starting mid- to late May through the summer

2nd Avenue Collective, LLC is looking for 4 interns starting mid- to late May through the summer and possibly longer. Preference to journalism and communications majors.

DESCRIPTION

A Reporter must have a love for writing and a comprehensive understanding of the industry specific to your audience. You will be responsible for writing interesting and engaging articles geared for a specific target audience and have the ability to come up with original, relevant and timely topics. We are looking for someone who is organized, flexible, engaging, and self-motivated, with knowledge and interest in nightlife, hospitality, tourism, arts & entertainment.

–       Creative and able to come up with relevant, interesting topics in a timely manner

–       Identifying the audience’s needs and able to address them successfully

–       Have a professional, consistent, and witty writing style, encouraging subscribers to share on social media, and elsewhere.

–       Research, fact checking, and interview skills.

–       Be available at least once per week for face-to-face interaction

–       Schedule and submit time per week to perform duties

–       Collecting info about newsworthy events in the Belltown area for publication

–       Receiving assignments, or evaluating news leads/tips to develop story ideas

–       Taking photographs or shooting video to illustrate stories.

–       Editing or assist in editing photos and videos.

 

ABOUT 2ND AVENUE COLLECTIVE

 

2ND AVENUE COLLECTIVE brings together the best of what nightlife in Belltown has to offer. From restaurants to bars, venues to theatres, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on every night of the week.

See here to get updates on what’s happening, what’s new, and what brings us all together all in the vibrant community of Belltown. See you on 2nd Ave!

 

 

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Social Media Campaign Strategy Intern – Paid


Social Media Campaign Strategy Intern – Paid

Are you obsessed with finding and sharing stories online?  Do your friends look to you on Facebook and Twitter for the latest trends, ideas, and online memes?  Package It is based in Seattle, WA and is one of the premier industrial packaging companies in the northwest.  With over 15 million dollars in annual sales, we currently service a wide variety of customers and are looking to grow our foothold within a competitive market.

Package It has a fast-paced work environment and we seek talented employees who crave learning new skills and aren’t afraid to tackle and assist in big projects.  As an intern, you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow.

Our ideal candidate is someone who walks into a room of people and can’t leave without making a few friends. Someone who is obsessed with social media and is creative and thoughtful when interacting with online communities and building relationships.

What You Will Learn:

  1. How to create a long term social media plan and marketing calendar.
  2. Relationship building with our online community by developing and maintaining Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other media accounts.
  3. How to create compelling content that will be shared by influencers and with our customers.
  4. Creative feedback and viral loops between our Facebook Page, twitter, and blog accounts.
  5. Assist our Operations Manager and Inside Sales Coordinator in building and presenting social media strategy.
  6. New and existing customer outreach strategies.
  7. Plenty of additional opportunities in related projects that will grow business acumen.

What We Require:

  1. Background in communication, marketing, media relations or other related discipline.
  2. Strong communication skills.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.
  4. Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  5. Creative and Flexible.
  6. Familiarity with social networking and relative sites/tools.
  7. Familiarity with WordPress a plus.

Details:

Timeline TBD. 5 hours per week minimum. Pay DOE.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to John Strait @ john.s@packageit.com

 

 

 

 

Seattle Made Marketing and Communications Intern

Seattle Made Marketing and Communications Intern

We are looking for a Seattle Made Marketing and Communications intern. This is an excellent opportunity for a collaborative, outgoing project manager with interests in local business, food, community development, and events/marketing. Application deadline is June 6th. 

Seattle Good Business Network is a coalition of local businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, and citizens committed to buying, producing, and investing locally. Together, we’re building a resilient, vibrant, and inclusive local economy. One of our programs, Seattle Made supports local producers and manufacturers producing everything from bowties to kimchi to bicycles all made right here in Seattle!

Overview:

  • 15 – 20 hours per week
  • 6/15 – 10/15 – dates are flexible
  • Stipend available Intern Position Duties:
  • Formation, implementation, and tracking of a social media plan for Seattle Made and specifically Seattle Made Week (early October)
  • Populating the Seattle Made online calendar
  • Research, compile and populate an online database of local pop-up shops, fairs, and events.
  • Research, compile and populate an online database of local providers – ie: graphic designers,       bookkeepers, printers.
  • Work at events
  • Other office and event duties as assignedQualifications: Must be pursuing or possess a degree in public relations, communications and/or marketing. Excellent research, writing and communication skills
  • Social media understanding, experience preferred
  • Comfortable working independently in a flexible work environment, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work at events that may include nights and weekends
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Google Docs and online content management (WordPress)

    http://www.seattlenetwork.org

Evado PR Internship Description

Evado PR Internship Description

Description of Evado PR:

Evado PR is a connected, engaged and experienced public relations firm based in Seattle. Our 20 plus years of collective experience includes a diverse range of industries encompassing hospitality, entertainment, restaurants, consumer products, retail + lifestyle, fashion + beauty, spirits and non-profits. Our work includes traditional public relations, marketing, event planning and support, and social media strategy and implementation.

Description of the internship, job duties:

The intern’s work will be tailored to focus on their personal interests in pr but may include: clip reporting, updating media lists to familiarize with local lifestyle media, event support, writing blog post entries and/or media alerts to refine their AP style, researching companies and media outlets, brainstorming social media strategies, and attend client meetings and photoshoots when appropriate.

Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Number of hours a week: 10-12 depending on applicant’s schedule

Paid/unpaid: unpaid; school credit can be arranged

How to apply: Email introduction with resume and 1-2 writing samples if applicable to info@evadopr.com.

 

Editorial Intern

We are looking for an editorial intern (possibly two) for our winter/spring term, ideally starting in January. http://www.seattlemet.com/pages/jobs-at-seattlemet#customintern).

SagaCity Media Custom Editorial Internship

 Job/Internship type:

Unpaid Internship

Company/Publication Name:

SagaCity Media

Location:

Seattle, WA

Description: 

SagaCity Media is looking for smart, motivated interns to join the custom editorial team. The custom division creates a host of local travel and tourism magazines, including the official Washington State Visitors’ Guide, Visit Seattle, and the Washington State Wine Tour Guide. You won’t be getting anyone coffee here; interns will work closely with editors to learn firsthand how editorial content is put together in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Interns are responsible for fact-checking, editing, proofreading, assisting editors with conceptualizing and executing stories, participating in team brainstorm sessions, and more. Interns who shine at the simpler tasks will have the opportunity to work on larger projects, such as contributing to features and writing department pieces (and will be paid for print bylines).

The time commitment is 12-15 hours a week, done in 4- to 5-hour stints between 8:30am and 5:30pm weekdays. Internships generally last 6 months, but timing is fairly flexible. Students may take the internship for college credit; recent graduates are also accepted.

Deadline to apply: Rolling basis. We are currently considering applications for our winter/spring internship, starting in January.

Apply:

Send one PDF file containing the following: a cover letter indicating your desired term or start date, a resume, three brief writing samples, and the names and phone/email contacts for three references. Send your application to custom assistant editor Karin Vandraiss at:

kvandraiss [at] sagacitymedia.com

 

Make sure your name and the words “Custom Internship” appear in the subject line or your message may not reach its destination. No phone calls, please.

 

 

Social Media Fundraising Campaign Coordinator

Job Title:  Social Media Fundraising Campaign Coordinator

Reports to:  Executive Director, Hokubei Hochi Foundation

Length of Commitment:  One or two academic quarters or semester, can be extended, approximately 5-10 hours per week.

Location:  Hokubei Hochi Foundation, 519 Sixth Avenue South, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104

Salary:  Unpaid – student to determine credits issued with academic institution

 

Job Description:  The Hokubei Hochi Foundation seeks a part-time intern to coordinate a one-time social media fundraising campaign via Indiegogo (indiegogo.com).  This campaign will raise funds for our Nikkei Newspaper Digital Archive Project (www.hokubeihochi.org).  The internship will include developing the campaign goals, compelling narrative, donor incentives, and other requirements for this online campaign.  The intern will manage the campaign to its completion.   The project will begin as soon as an intern is hired, and will run over the coming months, exact timeline is to be determined.  This is a part-time internship, flexible hours between 5-10 hours during normal work week, and is based in Seattle’s Chinatown/International District. 

 

Desired Skills and Requirements:

  • Proficient with social media (facebook, twitter, websites, blogs).
  • Experience in writing in various voices and mediums, marketing and messaging to reach different and diverse audiences. 
  • Experience with fundraising drives, events, or projects is desired, but not required. 
  • Experience with online fundraising is desired, but not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or graphic design software a plus.
  • Bilingual English/Japanese a plus, but not a requirement. 
  •  

Please send resume to:  elaine@hokubeihochi.org.    

 

NIKKEI NEWSPAPER DIGITAL ARCHIVE PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

 

The Hokubei Hochi Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership with the University of Washington (UW) Libraries on an exciting project to digitize the past issues of The North American Post newspapers. This will allow the public to access information through KEY WORD SEARCH using the latest digital technology.  4Culture has provided seed funding for this project. (www.4culture.org)

 

The UW Libraries Digital Initiatives Program and the Suzzallo Allen Libraries Microfilm Department are key partners in this project.  The post-WWII North American Post (Hokubei hōchi) newspaper dates back to 1946.  The pre-WWII paper up until the Japanese American internment was published under The North American Times (Hokubei jiji) beginning in 1902.  Most of the early issues of both papers are written in Japanese.

 

Many newspapers have been digitized for ready access for online readers, most notably, The New York Times, and locally, The Seattle Times and other news publications.  

 

We are currently researching and testing the approach of manually entering key words into the U.W.’s CONTENTdm data management software.  At the end of the project, content of past issues will be key word searchable and be made available online to the general public.

 

This project will launch a pilot sample of issues starting in 1946 with plans to publish it on the U.W. Libraries Digital Collections’ website, to be completed this summer.  The foundation is excited to produce a prototype model that can be replicated by other small community newspapers and publications across the country and indeed globally.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:  elaine@hokubeihochi.org, maiya@napost.com, or call 206.623.0100.

 

Rick Steves’ Europe Fall 2013 Internship

Rick Steves’ Europe, publisher of best-selling guidebooks, is seeking candidates for a three-month fall internship in its book department. Interns at Rick Steves work 10-20 hours per week on everything from data-heavy work (fact-checking, organizing feedback, formatting files) to proofreading text and maps for our guidebooks and websites. Depending on the intern’s expertise, some writing and editing tasks may also be assigned. While this is an unpaid internship, it is designed as a learning experience. We require that our interns be enrolled in a college or university and that they earn college credit for their work.

We are seeking communication or English majors who have had at least one writing or editing course. Experience writing and editing in print or for online publications is preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word. Knowledge of French, German, Italian, or Spanish, while not essential, is a plus. European travel experience is also beneficial. We are seeking one intern for Fall Quarter (Sept. 25th to Dec. 6th).

Rick Steves’ Europe provides a casual, interpersonally rewarding work environment in scenic Edmonds, Washington, about 20 minutes north of Seattle. We are dedicated to the cause of smart travel. We produce a public television series, weekly radio show and podcasts, write popular travel guidebooks, maintain an extensive travel website, run European tours, sell Eurail passes, teach travel classes, and market an exclusive line of travel gear. To learn more about us, visit http://www.ricksteves.com.

 

If interested, send a cover letter, résumé, and writing samples (published samples preferred, but not required) to Tom Griffin, Guidebook Editor, Rick Steves’ Europe, tomg@ricksteves.com.