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Marketing and Operations Intern at the National Nordic Museum/SACC-Seattle Summer/Fall 2019

Publicerad 2019-06-19

Marketing and Operations Intern at the National Nordic Museum/SACC-Seattle Summer/Fall 2019

Company: National Nordic Museum / SACC-Seattle
Host company homepage:,
Duration of training period: 6 months
Start Date: We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.
Compensation: The position is unpaid. Some Swedish/Finnish students, depending on their university program, might be eligible to receive student aid from CSN/Kela.
Location: Seattle, Washington
Application Deadline: 07/31/2019 APPLY ASAP
Contact Person: Bertta Järvinen
Contact E-mail:
Contact Phone: +1 202 536 1520

About the host company
The National Nordic Museum in Seattle in collaboration with SACC-Seattle is looking for one intern for a 6-month period (Summer and Fall) 2019.

The National Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples. Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding in 1980, the National Nordic Museum is the largest museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Seattle (SACC-Seattle) is a non-profit organization working to enhance trade relations as well cultural exchange between Sweden and the Pacific Northwest region in the United States.

Job Description
This is a full-time shared position between the National Nordic Museum and SACC-Seattle. The intern will be based at the National Nordic Museum five days a week, and the time split between the positions will be 80% National Nordic Museum and 20% SACC-Seattle.

The National Nordic Museum
The Marketing Intern plays a key role in the Museum’s marketing efforts by drafting compelling content, supporting marketing campaigns and activities, and executing a wide range of media relations, digital and social media, and community outreach initiatives that advance the National Nordic Museum’s business and brand objectives.

Essential Tasks:
· Assist the Marketing Manager to develop and execute marketing and communications campaigns.
· Assist across all Museum departments to support major content creation projects, including Nordic News, the Museum’s bimonthly newsletter; the Museum’s bi-weekly e-mail updates to members; and Kultur, the Museum’s annual magazine; and a wide range of exhibition, development, and marketing materials.
· Draft copy and support production for a wide range of marketing initiatives, including digital content, print materials, social media, executive communications, and others.
· Develop and publish content through the Museum’s communications channels, including the website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, email campaigns and direct mail.
· Manage and expand the Museum’s community outreach through partner organizations, community groups, and media calendars.
· Develop and implement the Museum’s approach to engaging with review sites including Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google reviews and others.
· Working with the entire Marketing department and other leaders across the Museum staff, review and update Marketing team business processes to improve impact, integration, collaboration, and efficiency.
· Assist the Marketing Manager, develop and implement improved metrics and reporting for the Museum’s marketing activities.
· Assist the marketing team in brainstorming and designing marketing and advertising strategy.
· Stay abreast of new digital marketing strategies, platforms and trends, and ensure that the Museum continues to innovate in its marketing activities.
· Assist the Marketing Manager to source and track advertising quotes and expenditures.
· Support the marketing department by hosting press, photographers, video crews, dignitaries and other groups as needed.
· Assist the Graphic designer in managing the delivery of advertising and marketing materials to media outlets and other channels.
· Develop and implement video content suites to take advantage of the Museum’s customer-facing video capabilities.

The intern’s primary tasks with SACC-Seattle are promotion of SACC-Seattle as well as marketing and administrative tasks. This includes but is not limited to, marketing, social media management, membership development and administration, event planning and execution, chamber communication and general operational tasks. The intern will work directly with the board members, member companies, other Nordic organizations and the local business community within the vibrant Seattle area.
We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible. Interviews will be held continuously.

Required Skills
We are looking for an individual with skills in marketing, sales and communications. A self-starter with leadership skills, coupled with an outgoing entrepreneurial and solution-oriented personality.

· Excellent verbal, writing, and editing skills: English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.
· Exploratory and investigative; seeker of stories and subjects to share.
· Excellent communication, effective listening, and interpersonal skills.
· Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with high energy and strong problem-solving skills.
· Ability to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
· Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions; interpret and present information effectively.
· Ability to anticipate challenges, take initiative and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives.
· Must be able to quickly and accurately assess priorities.
· Proactive in meeting deadlines.
· Highly organized and detail oriented.
· Confident with camera and social media tools.
· Adaptable to changing business situations and environments.
· Enjoys being part of a team.
· Up to 2-years of experience in writing or general communications work.
· BA in English, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent experience.
· Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint)
· Experience with Adobe Suite and content management systems preferred.
· Ability to lift 20lbs.
· Ability to be seated/standing for extended periods.
· Occasional weekend and evening work
· Proficient in PC and Mac platforms
· Eligible for J-1 Visa.


Bertta Järvinen
+1 202 536 1520


SACC-Seattle / National Nordic Museum

Antal platser
1 st

Övriga landet

Sista ansökningdag

Intern / Trainee

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