Communications Intern

Puget Sound Regional Council

Seattle, WA

Experience Level: Internship

Salary: $22 per hour with limited benefits.

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Closes:  All application materials must be received by 9:00am (Pacific Time) May 30, 2023.       

Status: Temporary part-time position up to 16 hours per week and up to 12 months, with flexibility to adjust hours and duration; nonexempt FLSA status.

Salary: $22 per hour with limited benefits.

Location: Puget Sound Regional Council, Downtown Seattle, Washington. The position may be eligible for hybrid or remote work (out-of-state remote work will be considered on a case-by-case basis; however, we cannot accommodate working from California, New York, and New Jersey at this time).

PSRC is seeking a Communications Intern to join the Communications Department to assist with a variety of content creation and content management tasks. Projects may include:

  • Partnering with departments to review and update webpages to ensure content is well-organized, accessible, and effectively communicates about PSRC’s plans and programs.
  • Improving website search engine results by purging outdated content and updating current content with keywords and phrases.
  • Collecting and analyzing website statistics. Creating a new tool or dashboard to report trends.
  • Reviewing documents for accessibility and remediating when needed.
  • Developing new Mailchimp templates.
  • Contributing to the internal staff newsletter.
  • Assisting with software procurement for a new agency contacts database.


Typical ways in which incumbents acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities include:

  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a degree program in communications, marketing, or library/information management.
  • Or, any combination of lived experience or education experience in a related field that would provide the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.

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Posted May 4, 2023, 10:37 AM PDT

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