The primary function of the Visit Seattle Public Relations/Communications department is to increase the economic impact of tourism in the city and county through coverage in the media. The department also oversees organizational and tourism industry communications.
The Public Relations Internship allows college students to become involved in, and learn about, both the tourism industry and a profession in public relations.
Hours: 20 hours per week
Timeline: Winter/Spring 2019 (3- and 6-month internships)
Compensation: $15/hour plus ORCA card for duration
To apply: Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter should include expected graduation date, current anticipated career path and reason for wanting this experience.
Deadline for submission:
November 16, 2018
Scope of work:
Intern will participate in a number of projects, including but not limited to:
This position is open to an advanced or upper-level communications, journalism, public relations and/or marketing communications student interested in gaining real-world experience by working for an in-house public relations department.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
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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