Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

January 27, 2017

Public service opportunity: Community Relations and Social Media Intern

Public service opportunity: Community Relations and Social Media Intern

Position title: Community Relations and Social Media Intern

Name of organization: Profanity Hill: Community Cartography

 Website: profanityhill.com

 

Position description:

“Profanity Hill: A Historical Walking Tour of Yesler Way” is a community cartography and story-telling art and heritage project. We are interviewing residents and workers, past and present, along the 2.5 mile stretch of Yesler Way, through the heart of Seattle. These oral histories will be edited into an audio walking tour, available free to the public via podcast and app. We seek to engage the communities in the act of preserving and presenting history from Pioneer Square to the International District/Chinatown to Yesler Terrace to the Central District to Leschi. We are seeking motivated interns to help reach out to and engage these communities as well as inform the general public about the project via social media and other methods of engagement. Interns are ideally interested in hands-on public art and social practice projects, passionate about community and history, and desire to engage and serve a variety of culturally diverse communities. Interns may help identify potential project partners and reach out to neighborhood business and cultural centers.

 

Time commitment: 5-10 hours per week

 

Skill requirements:

-Adept at social media outreach via Facebook, website, Twitter, Instagram, blogging -Familiar with WordPress or other website platform -Adept at social media outreach via Facebook, website, Twitter, Instagram, blogging -Familiar with WordPress or other website platform -Solid writing, research, and computer skills -Strong attention to detail -Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, graphic design skills highly desirable -Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as a team

 

Start date: Flexible: Feb-March 2017

 

End date: Flexible: June-Aug 2017

 

Location: Central Seattle

 

How to apply:

Email a short letter of interest to Rachel Kessler, project supervisor. Include relevant experience and why you are interested in being a part of this art, heritage and preservation project.

 

Supervisor contact info:

Rachel Kessler

yeslerway206@gmail.com

(206) 245-4307