The primary function of the Visit Seattle Relations/Communications department is to increase the economic impact of tourism in the city and county through coverage by the media. The department also oversees organizational and tourism industry communications.
The Public Relations/Communications Internship allows college students to become involved in, and learn about, both the tourism industry and professional public relations.
Hours: 20 hours per week
Timeline: Fall 2015; (3- and 6-month internships)
Compensation: $12/hr plus ORCA card for duration
Scope of work:
Intern will participate in a number of projects, including but not limited to:
This position is open to a Junior or Senior communications student interested in gaining real world experience working in an in-house PR and communications department.
To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to PR@visitseattle.org.
Deadline: October 20, 2015
Visit Seattle is seeking one Special Events intern from mid-January to mid-May 2016. As a leader in the hospitality industry, we have the resources to provide a hospitality student the unique opportunity to learn from several of the top industry leaders in Seattle, within Visit Seattle and with our industry partners.
Hours: Require a minimum of 40 hours per week
Timeline: Mid-January to Mid-May
Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm, variations on schedule may be available as mutually agreed upon.
Compensation: $12.00 per hour plus ORCA card. No housing or per diem stipends.
To apply: To apply send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Interviews to be conducted during the month of December, however could also be coordinated during Thanksgiving or Christmas Break, in Seattle in person or via phone.
The letter of interest should give a brief overview of the student’s:
Deadline to submit: November 20, 2015
Visit Seattle is an equal opportunity employer. It is Visit Seattle’s policy that employees and prospective employees be treated with respect and without discrimination because of their age, marital status, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, or any other legally-protected status. It is our policy to conform to all applicable laws and regulations affecting all protected classes. It is Visit Seattle’s policy to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws prohibiting discrimination against applicants or employees with disabilities. Visit Seattle will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities in all the terms and conditions of employment, including the recruitment and hiring process.