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Marketing & Communications Program

Join the Seafair team! Our exclusive Marketing and Communications Program provides interns with experience in the following areas: Experiential Marketing, Media Relations, Content Marketing, Advertising, Email Marketing, Social Media, Community Relations, and Influencer Marketing. Seafair recognizes the important part an internship plays in a student’s professional growth; our goal is to help develop the necessary skills for those who wish to excel in the marketing and advertising industry. Successful interns will get firsthand experience in real-life situations, both the glamorous and mundane.

Position Description:

Seafair is seeking interns to support the Marketing & Communications team in all marketing, advertising, promotional, and relationship-building aspects. The ideal candidate will be organized, outgoing, and a friendly ambitious person, with a passion for live events, entertainment, and community-based work. This position reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the development and execution of marketing strategies that deeply engage and connect with the Pacific Northwest community
  • Help build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships between journalists and public relations professionals
  • Support the creation and distribution of valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain new audiences
  • Help promote Seafair events and programs through paid channels: online and offline
  • Help inform and educate the community on the Seafair events and programs through email blasts and newsletters
  • Support the promotion of Seafair using the internet and other forms of digital communication
  • Help increase community advocacy and support for Seafair throughout the Pacific Northwest
  • Support the recruitment of external content creators, or influencers, to help Seafair engage a broader audience


  • Desire to pursue a career in marketing, communications, or a related field
  • Strong project management skills and meticulous
  • Excellent research, writing, and communications skills
  • Ability to write media releases and media alerts
  • Experience and knowledge of social media platforms
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Strong knowledge of various marketing and analytics tools
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Available 10-20 hours per week from June to August, not including event days
  • Ability to attend all Seafair Signature Events

Seafair Signature Events for Summer 2022

  • Seafair Summer Fourth – Lake Union – July 4
  • Seafair Triathlon – Lake Sammamish State Park – July 24
  • Seafair Torchlight Run – Downtown Seattle – July 30
  • Seafair Torchlight Parade – Downtown Seattle – July 30
  • Seattle Fleet Week – Seattle Waterfront – August 1 – 5
  • Seafair Weekend Festival – Lake Washington – August 5 – 7


  • Monthly Stipend
  • Complimentary tickets and passes
  • Access to extracurricular activities and special summer events
  • Opportunities for professional development and networking

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume via e-mail to No phone calls, please.

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