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Unpaid Internship, Seattle WA

Job Location

Seattle, WA

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association Washington State Chapter is seeking an experienced, talented Marketing and Communications Intern to assist with social media calendars, campaigns and outreach. You will partner with our Communications Team and be responsible for assisting in the creation of marketing strategies and their implementation to help increase awareness about the Alzheimer's Association.

This is an unpaid internship. Candidate must be able to complete the internship (15-20 hours per week) in exchange for school credit.

Location: Seattle, WA

Essential Job Functions

  • Use Alzheimer's Association branding and messaging to increase followers on social media platforms and advise Communications Team on best practices.
  • Track social and web analytics to improve online communications and show successes.
  • Under the direction of the Communications Team, craft/curate weekly social media content for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
  • Under the direction of the Communications Team, create and implement email campaigns for events, fundraising and advocacy through Constant Contacts.
  • Craft press releases for upcoming events.
  • Assist with print and online communication projects including copy-writing, editing and design.
  • Assist with social media outreach during events when/if possible.
  • Assists the Communications Team and the Programs & Services Team in implementing marketing strategies for programs and services.
  • Find and enter education workshops, support groups and events on community and news websites and calendars.
  • Other communications projects as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Student must be actively enrolled toward in an accredited college or university in the fields of communication, nonprofit management, business, marketing or related field
  • Self-starter, independent worker, outside the box thinker
  • Ability to meet people easily and establish relationships
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms and trends (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn)
  • Skilled in tracking and analyzing web data and social media analytics
  • Familiarity with Constant Contacts a plus
  • Excellent writing and editing skills – knowledge of Associated Press (AP) style a plus
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite a plus - InDesign and Photoshop
  • Familiarity with photography and video a plus

  • by email: szeljic@alz.org
  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
    225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.