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Category: Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

Type: Internship

Location: In-Person in Olympia

Starts: Jun. 6, 2022

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Description

Position Type:  Internship
Department:  Communications
Location:  Olympia,  WA
Hours:  20-40 hours a week (negotiable)
Length:  6-8 weeks (negotiable)
Paid:  $15/hour

Reports to:
Brian Temple,  Creative Director
Jason Hagey,  VP,  Communications

About AWB:

  • The Association of Washington Business  is the state’s oldest and largest statewide business association,  including nearly 7,000 members,  representing more than 700,000 employees.  As the lead advocate for employers throughout Washington,  AWB serves as the state’s chamber of commerce and manufacturing and technology association.
  • While our membership includes major employers like Boeing,  Amazon,  and Microsoft,  more than 90 percent of AWB’s members employ fewer than 100 people.  More than half employ fewer than 10.
  • Our  mission is to be the catalytic leader and unifying voice for economic prosperity throughout Washington state.  Our vision,  that Washington will excel as a globally competitive state built on a solid foundation of innovation,  a world-class workforce,  and a quality of place second to none.

Position Summary:

AWB is seeking an intern to assist the AWB Communications Department.  The right candidate should be organized and have an interest in helping our diverse membership of employers tell their stories.

Projects may require team collaboration or individual initiative.  The selected candidate should be a self-starter who’s able to manage their time across multiple short and long-form projects while meeting deadlines without constant supervision.

AWB is seeking an intern to assist the AWB Communications Department.

The right candidate should be organized and have an interest in helping our diverse membership of employers tell their stories.

Projects may require team collaboration or individual initiative.  The selected candidate should be a self-starter who’s able to manage their time across multiple short and long-form projects while meeting deadlines without constant supervision.

Responsibilities

Completers of this internship should expect to learn about and contribute to a wide range of projects across multiple digital media and marketing platforms,  including:

  • Video/  audio production
  • Graphic design
  • Social media content creation
  • Email marketing
  • Website maintenance
  • AP style writing

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be enrolled in one of the following college programs:  general communications,  strategic communications,  marketing,  public relations,  advertising,  or a related field.
  • Strong understanding of common social media platforms.
  • Strong understanding of video conferencing platforms.
  • Strong understanding of computer functionality (PC and mac),  including digital file types and sizes,  and file organization across local and shared drives.

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Familiar with the Adobe Creative Suite,  with working knowledge of Photoshop and Premiere Pro
    • Knowledge of After Effects,  Illustrator,  InDesign,  Media Encoder,  Dreamweaver and Audition is a plus
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Experience with email marketing platforms (i.e.,  Mailchimp)
  • Familiar with project management platforms (i.e.,  Asana)
  • Familiar with writing for video with adherence to plain speak

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