Summer 2022 Marketing Intern

City
Juneau
State
AK
Job ID
2021-2544

Overview

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 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, from recipes to local ingredients to traditional harvesters.

While this internship position can take place remotely, the Barnacle team would prefer the intern to be on-site at their Juneau, AK, location. You may have the opportunity to visit the Barnacle kitchens to experience the entire operation.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Barnacle Foods team to develop digital content strategy.
  • Learn Barnacle Foods brand, tone, and vision in order to implement marketing and promote Barnacle’s story.
  • Write and schedule digital content for newsletters, website, and social media platforms.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of the Barnacle 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.
  • Organize digital multimedia on cloud-based systems.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Coursework in business, marketing, communications, graphic design, or related field
  • Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
  • At least 18 years of age by start date
  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a vocational-technical school or a recent graduate (1-2 years) and have completed one year of school by the start date
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or familiarity with social media and digital marketing campaigns
  • Photography or graphic design experience
  • Major/minor in communications, journalism, business, or marketing
  • Prefer GPA over 2.5
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Provide a recent writing sample, graphic design sample or photography sample
  • Provide a cover letter expressing your interest in the role
  • Submit a resume with online application
  • Provide most recent transcript (unofficial)
  • 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

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit for extended periods of time; walk, use hands to finger, handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bending or crouching; talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift/carry and/or move up to 20-50 pounds safely. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • 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.

Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.

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