Photo: David Newman

Marketing Intern – Winter 2017

Marketing Intern – Winter 2017

The Marketing Intern’s primary responsibility will be to work closely with our Content Strategist on projects relating to social media, publications, and the website. Intern will also assist the Marketing department with quick tasks and support inter-departmental projects.

Hours: 20 hours a week

Timeline: January – March 2017

Compensation: $13.00 per hour plus an ORCA card for the duration.


To apply:  Submit cover letter and resume to

To be given full consideration, the cover letter must include the following:

  • Background
  • Educational attainment to date, including cumulative GPA
  • Expected graduation date
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Previous work experience if any
  • Current anticipated career path
  • Statement of purpose – reason for wanting this experience.

Deadline for submission:

December 16, 2016


Scope of work:

Responsibilities may include content creation for social media platforms (primarily Facebook & Twitter), monitoring and reporting on social media analytics, proof reading visitor guides, auditing content on, and contributing to the Visit Seattle travel blog. This position may require attendance at some post-working hour events, weekly marketing meetings and some administrative work as needed.

Learning objectives:

This position is open to a Junior or Senior marketing student interested in gaining real world experience working in the leisure tourism industry.


Desired Skills:

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of two to three years completed on a marketing-related four-year degree
  • Discretion, self-motivation, diplomacy and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are essential qualities
  • Knowledge and respect of corporate branding and advertising principles
  • Understanding of and interest in social media marketing platforms
  • Excellent writing skills and vocabulary are a must
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to work independently while effectively prioritizing and multi-tasking
  • Knowledge of the hospitality and tourism fields is a plus
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)

Chief Seattle bust in Pioneer Square Photo: David Newman


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.




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