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Marketing Intern

Barnacle Foods, PO BOX 21092, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America Req #234
Friday, October 20, 2023

Job Title: Marketing Intern


Location: Juneau, AK


Job Summary:

Barnacle Foods is searching for a Marketing Intern who has an interest in storytelling and sustainable business. Based in Juneau, AK, Barnacle Foods highlights locally grown, harvested, and foraged ingredients, like kelp, in their products and makes it their priority to have the least impact on the environment as possible.

As an intern at Barnacle Foods, you would support general business activities with a special focus on communications and marketing. Projects will include digital content creation and scheduling, and developing stories around the foods in Southeast Alaska, including developing recipes.

This internship takes place at the Barnacle office in Juneau, AK, with the opportunity to go on local harvesting trips.

All team members at Barnacle Foods will work on the production floor when extra support is needed.



  • Gain hands-on experience for a small business that sells and markets unique Alaska products.
  • Learn Barnacle Foods brand, tone, and vision in order to implement marketing and promote Barnacle’s story.
  • Edit or rewrite existing copy as necessary and submit copy for approval by supervisor.
  • Organize digital multimedia on cloud-based systems.
  • Compiling PR contacts
  • Identify opportunities for collaborations with other brands and regional partners
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience with social media platforms (Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, Twitter)
  • Course work in marketing and communications
  • Organization skills and self-motivated
  • 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
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Ability to travel as needed

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


  • Experience with illustrator, InDesign, or other Adobe Suite programs
  • At least a 2.5 GPA
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment


Application Process:

  • Complete online application at by January 22, 2024.
  • Submit a resume and recent transcript (unofficial) with online application.
  • Submit examples of graphic design work, social media work, or creative copy writing 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

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.

Physical demands:

  • 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.

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.

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.

Who is Sealaska? Established in 1972, Sealaska is the Alaska Native regional corporation for Southeast Alaska. Our 23,000 shareholders are Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people with more than 10,000 years of ancestral ties to the oceans, forests and communities of Southeast Alaska. We serve the twin goals of economic prosperity and environmental protection. 
We are committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum development and goal achievement for all our employees.  As a Native-owned company, Sealaska Corporation is proud to promote an inclusive and diverse workplace, with respect for the cultural traditions in the communities where we operate.
Sealaska Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability.  However, preference may be extended to an enrolled member of a federally-recognized Indian Tribe*
*“Indian Tribe” means an Indian Tribe, band, nation, or other organized group or community, including any Alaska Native village or regional or village corporation as defined in or established pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (85 Stat. 668; 43 U.S.C. 1601) which is recognized as eligible for the special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians because of their status as Indians.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Internship
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Travel Required Yes
Location on Google Maps
  • Barnacle Foods, PO BOX 21092, Juneau, Alaska, United States of America