Web Production Intern

Job Title: Web Production Intern
Job Number: 2016-01154
Salary: $15.73 Hourly
Location: City Hall, 600 4th Ave., Seattle, Washington
Job Type: College Intern
Shift: Day
Department: Seattle Information Technology
Bargaining Unit: Not represented
Closing Date/Time: Tue. 08/16/16 4:00 PM Pacific Time

The Seattle Channel is seeking an undergraduate web production intern to work with its web team, communication manager and program producers to help coordinate Seattle Channel’s online efforts. The intern will assist with social media posts, update content in the city’s content management system and optimize image files for use on the web and print. The intern will also help research emerging technologies to enhance the online experience.

Educational benefit to student:

Applied experience in web design and development along with outreach strategies, including social media. The intern will also gain a broader understanding of the public sector and the inner workings of municipal government as well as exposure to TV production.

 Job Responsibilities:
  • Create and update content in city’s content management system to be published on seattlechannel.org
  • Contribute to and manage content on social media channels.
  • Research emerging technologies.
Minimum Qualifications:


Must be enrolled in an accredited educational program preferably studying Digital Media, Web Design, Web Development, Digital Design, Visual Communications Design.. Undergraduate interns must maintain a satisfactory GPA of 2.0 or higher for the duration of the internship.


  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to work efficiently with attention to deadlines.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud, especially Photoshop.
  • Familiarity with visual design principles, content management systems and social media platforms.
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, XML, Javascript.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in and knowledge of local public affairs, arts and Seattle community.
 Additional Information:
Start/End Dates:  Internship will start late September/early October, 2016 and end June, 2017.

Internship Duration:  9 months.

Schedule:  Intern will work between 10-15 hours/week.  Work hours will be scheduled between 9:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m.  Intern may work some evenings.

Salary:  Undergraduates will be paid $15.73/hour.

How to Apply:  complete an online application and include the following:

  • Unofficial transcript including current classes and GPA
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


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