Job Title: Communications Intern
Location: Juneau, AK with a remote option
Bring Sealaska’s brand to life through storytelling this summer. From highlighting Sealaska’s impact through its businesses to crafting posts for social media channels, the Sealaska Communications Intern will support Sealaska’s communications team with content development. You will gain experience copywriting for web stories and conducting social media analysis. You will also learn about Sealaska’s shareholder engagement strategy and support outreach activities.
This internship can take place remotely or via telecommute while collaborating with the communications team primarily based in Juneau, AK. The intern may have the opportunity to travel to our tribal communities throughout the Southeast Alaska region.
- 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.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Studying communications, journalism, business, or marketing
- Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Must be a Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
Education and Experience:
- Must be age 18 at time of hire
- Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary school/program or a recent graduate (1-2 years)
- Legally authorized to work in the United States
- At least a 2.5 GPA
- Strong critical thinking and research skills
- Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment
- Ability to travel as needed
- Complete online application at Sealaska.com/careers by January 22, 2024.
- Submit a resume and recent transcript (unofficial) with online application.
- Provide a recent writing sample with online application.
- Provide a cover letter expressing your interest in the role with online application.
- 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.
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
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.
- Must be able to perform computer-based tasks and processing for up to 8 hours, including sitting or standing, mousing, interacting with information on a computer monitor.
- Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 25 pounds regularly.
- Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Bending or standing as necessary.
- 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.
This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified, as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Internship
- Min Hiring Rate $22.00
- Max Hiring Rate $22.00
- Travel Required Yes
- Sealaska Corporation, One Sealaska Plaza, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America