Summer 2021 Communications Intern

Sea Alaska Juneau , AK 99801

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Bring Sealaska's brand to life through storytelling this summer. From writing business stories to crafting posts for social media channels, the Sealaska Communications Intern will support Sealaska's communications team with content development. Use your interviewing, reporting, researching, writing, and editing skills to tell stories that resonate with Sealaska audiences. You will produce content for print and digital media, including newsletters, emails, website, and social media platforms.

During this internship, the communications team will be preparing for Sealaska's 50-year anniversary marketing campaign. You will be supporting this effort with related content as we celebrate this milestone.

This internship will be located at Sealaska headquarters in Juneau, AK. The intern may travel to other Southeast Alaska locations for communications purposes.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with communications team to develop content strategy.

  • Learn Sealaska's brand, tone, and company vision in order to implement marketing and promote Sealaska's story.

  • Write print and digital content for newsletters, website, and social media platforms.

  • Maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of the Sealaska community, including consumers, employees, or interest groups.

  • Engage with internal and external sources for marketing content.

  • Edit or rewrite existing copy as necessary and submit copy for approval by supervisor.

  • Vary language and tone of messages based on audience and medium.

Qualifications

  • Completed at least two years of post-secondary education with an emphasis in communications, journalism, business, or marketing

  • Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder

  • At least 18 years of age by start date

  • At least a 2.5 GPA

  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a vocational-technical school or a recent graduate (1-2 years) and have completed one year of school by the start date

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Major/minor in communications, journalism, business, or marketing

  • Strong critical thinking and research skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently

  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment

  • Ability to travel, as needed

Additional Requirements:

  • Provide a recent writing sample

  • Provide a cover letter expressing your interest in the role

  • You may be asked to provide proof of your status as a Sealaska shareholder, shareholder descendant, or shareholder spouse

  • You must successfully complete a background check prior to onboarding at Sealaska

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit for extended periods of time; walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 20-50 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will primarily work in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.

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