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Communications & Marketing Intern

Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications

Seafair is seeking an intern to support the Communications & Marketing team in all promotional and community relations aspects of the festival. The ideal candidate will be organized, outgoing and a go-getter, with a passion for events, entertainment and the beautiful city of Seattle.


  • Researching, writing, editing and proofreading
  • Maintaining and contributing to Content Calendar for press releases, eNewsletters and more
  • Social media writing, tracking and planning
  • Compiling and managing publicity and photo archives
  • Assembling press kits
  • Assistance in planning and execution of events
  • Support customer service through answering phone calls, emails, etc.
  • Other office and event duties as assigned


  • Minimum of two to three years completed on a degree in public relations, communications, marketing or related field
  • Understanding of what Seafair is and why it exists
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent research, writing and communications skills, including the ability to write press releases and media alerts
  • Experience and knowledge of social media platforms
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a fast-paced environment
  • Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and ability to represent the organization both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and self-motivation
  • Public speaking skills preferred
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
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