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Seattle Met and SagaCity are seeking smart, energetic, talented people to fill the positions below. See what it takes to join our team.

Seattle Met

Editorial Interns
Advertising Sales Intern
Advertising Sales Intern (The Met Pages)
Marketing & Events Intern
Marketing & Events Graphic Design Intern

Custom Media

Audience Development Director
Custom Editorial Intern
Custom Media Advertising Sales Intern
Advertising Sales Intern

Editorial Interns

ABOUT US

Seattle Metropolitan is seeking smart and outgoing interns for our editorial department, located in Seattle, Washington. We are now accepting applications for our fall internship (starts in September, ends in March) in all beats, or areas of concentration: News and Politics, Food and Drink, the Arts, Style and Bridal, and Travel and Tourism, Social Media, Copyediting.

WHAT WE OFFER

Learn firsthand how an award-winning magazine and website are put together. Editorial interns are responsible for fact-checking; primary research and reporting for food and drink and arts blogs; editing blog posts for typos, bad links, and for optimized positioning in web searches; writing event and business listings; participating in team brainstorms; assisting editors in conceptualizing and/or executing features such as Best Doctors and multimedia projects such as slide shows, audio, and/or video content; publishing magazine content to our website using our content management system; editing blogs for SEO; and assisting with some administrative tasks.

Interns are expected to work closely with the respective editors of their beat and must be willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Interns who shine at the simpler tasks will have the opportunity to work on larger projects, such as contributing to features and writing departments. We want our interns to walk away with strong clips that they have earned.

The position requires a minimum of 20 hours a week in 4- to 5-hour stints between the hours of 8:30am and 5:30pm weekdays.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate is eager, independent, and wants to learn. Candidates should be working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the liberal arts, especially journalism, English literature, publishing, or creative writing; graduates are also accepted. Successful candidates commonly have previous editorial experience at school magazines, newspapers, or journals; strong interest in magazine writing; good phone and research skills; and the ability to juggle several assignments at once. Interns must be located in the Seattle area during the internship. Experience with InDesign, Photoshop, and content management systems is helpful but not required. Digital photography and/or video experience is helpful but not required.

COMPENSATION

Unpaid; students may take the internship for college credit. And, ahem, you will learn firsthand how an award-winning magazine and website are put together.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

Send a cover letter indicating your desired term or start date ("fall" or "September," for example), resume, three references, three brief writing samples (if you don’t have clips, please write an event listing and a post for one of our blogs), and include any photographs or audio/video reels, if applicable, to:

Ariana Dawes, Managing Editor
Seattle Met Magazine
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
edit_intern at seattlemet.com

If you email your application, make sure the word “Internship” appears in the subject line or your message may not reach its destination. No phone calls, please.

Advertising Sales Intern

Seattle Metropolitan magazine is currently seeking a bright and motivated sales intern to assist in the fast-paced and energetic advertising department. The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week in four- to five-hour stints. The duration of this unpaid internship is generally 12 to 16 weeks depending on the needs/schedule of the candidate. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Advertising sales responsibilities may include:
  • media tracking
  • creating, updating and assembling sales materials
  • assisting account executives with various projects
  • compiling and managing advertising databases
  • marketing collateral distribution
  • assisting with sales/marketing events
  • participating in team meetings
  • assisting with other various administrative tasks (data entry, filing, mailing projects)

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be working toward a bachelor’s degree in publishing, advertising, marketing/PR, business, or communications. Must have experience working with Word and Excel and be a master at multitasking.

ABOUT US

Seattle Met is an award-winning publication dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design, based in one of the nation’s most desirable places to live. Seattle Met has been the top-selling magazine in the greater metropolitan area, having won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards. Seattle Met is published by Sagacity Media Inc., which also publishes Seattle Metropolitan Bride and Groom, Portland Monthly, and Portland Monthly Bride and Groom.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

To apply, send a resume to:

Ryan Fitzgerald
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
rfitzgerald at sagacitymedia.com

No phone calls, please.

Advertising Sales Intern (The Met Pages)

Seattle Met magazine is currently seeking a smart and outgoing intern to assist in the fast-paced advertising department – specifically within “The Met Pages” section of the magazine. This section highlights events around the community through photography, social media buzz, digital coverage, and print exposure in our pages.

The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week in four- to five-hour stints. The duration of this unpaid internship is generally 12 to 16 weeks depending on the needs/schedule of the candidate. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Met Pages Advertising sales responsibilities may include:
• assisting with (and attending) The Met Pages events   
• managing social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.)
• compiling and organizing event information and contacts
• client interaction
• participating in team meetings
• assisting with other various administrative tasks (data entry, filing, mailing projects)
• assisting account executives with various projects 

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate is outgoing, a self-starter, and has energy to spare. They are interested in marketing, PR, communications, and/or event planning. They must be able to work some evenings and weekends.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

To apply, send a resume to:
Grace Oppenheimer
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
goppenheimer at sagacitymedia.com
No phone calls, please.

Marketing & Events Intern

Seattle Met magazine is currently seeking a bright and motivated events/marketing intern to assist in the fast-paced and energetic events/marketing department for the fall term. The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week in four- to five-hour stints. The duration of this unpaid internship is generally 12 to 16 weeks depending on the needs/schedule of the candidate. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
  • assisting with marketing/event coordination and production: pre-, day-of-, and post-event assistance (site planning, electrical and staging needs, décor/design and overall coordination)
  • data entry, filing, mailing projects
  • assisting in advertising department, including media tracking
  • creating, updating and assembling sales materials
  • assisting account executives with various projects
  • participating in team meetings, and being a team player in general
  • compiling and managing event/advertising databases
  • marketing collateral distribution
  • assisting with other various administrative tasks

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be working toward a bachelor’s degree in marketing/PR, advertising, business, publishing, or communications. Though if you’ve got an eye for events and aren’t afraid to jump headfirst into projects, whether it be tedious or riveting, this is the internship for you. Must have experience working with Word and Excel and be a master at multitasking.

ABOUT US

Seattle Met is an award-winning publication dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design, based in one of the nation’s most desirable places to live. Seattle Met has been the top-selling magazine in the greater metropolitan area, having won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards. Seattle Met is published by Sagacity Media Inc., which also publishes Seattle Metropolitan Bride and Groom, Portland Monthly, Portland Monthly Bride and Groom, and Houstonia.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

To apply, send a resume to:

Libby Kindle
Marketing & Events Manager
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
lkindle at seattlemet.com
No phone calls, please.

Marketing & Events Graphic Design Intern

Seattle Met magazine is currently seeking a bright and motivated marketing design intern to assist in the fast-paced and energetic marketing department. The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week in four- to five-hour stints. The duration of this unpaid internship is generally 12 to 16 weeks depending on the needs/schedule of the candidate. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
  • Depending on skill level, marketing design intern opportunities may include assisting with marketing/collateral design
  • Inputting sales collateral updates and corrections
  • Creating, updating and assembling sales materials
  • Data entry
  • Photo Research
  • Participating in team brainstorming meetings
  • Participating in team meetings, and being a team player in general

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be working toward a bachelor’s degree in graphic design. Must have experience working the Adobe Suite (mostly Indesign) and be a master at multitasking.

ABOUT US

Seattle Met is an award-winning publication dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design, based in one of the nation’s most desirable places to live. Seattle Met has been the top-selling magazine in the greater metropolitan area, having won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards. Seattle Met is published by Sagacity Media Inc., which also publishes Seattle Metropolitan Bride and Groom, Portland Monthly, Portland Monthly Bride and Groom, and Houstonia.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

To apply, please submit resume to:
Danielle Williams
Senior Advertising Coordinator
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
dwilliams at seattlemet.com
No phone calls, please.

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, SAGACITY MEDIA, PORTLAND, OR

SagaCity Media is looking for a full-time Audience Development Director to perform a wide variety of tasks related to the circulation for the following print and digital-edition products: Portland Monthly, Seattle Met, Houstonia, Seattle Met Bride & Groom, Portland Bride & Groom, Salt Lake/Park City Bride & Groom, Aspen Sojourner, Vail-Beaver Creek, Park City magazine and Colorado Summit. These tasks include managing a circulation budget, print orders, forecasting, newsstand promotions, tracking and analysis, circulation database management and development, and all subscriber acquisition and retention strategies. This position also maintains the relationships with our fulfillment house and national distributor. Distribution planning and strategies are required for our custom publishing titles as well. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver and strategic thinker who is self-motivated, well organized and proactive, with exceptional communication skills. 

The Audience Development Director is part of a three-person Audience Development team responsible for our audiences in print, digital, social media, web, newsletters and more. The qualified candidate will collaborate with other team members cross-promoting products between print and web, assisting with monetization strategies, developing distribution/marketing plans for new product launches and existing product enhancements. The position reports to the Director of Print and Digital Publishing.

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Perform traditional circulation tasks: print orders, audits, budgets, circulation marketing (ALL titles).
  2. Oversee all Digital-edition platforms, Zinio, Pixel Mags, DPS.
  3. Find, track, organize and grow our audiences in print and digital editions. Ensure that these audiences are readily available to the brands and to the company as a whole so that they can be targeted for revenue generation.
  4. Develop accurate and achievable circulation budgets in concert with the President, Publishers and Department Director.
  5. Ensure that all audits, publisher statements, press runs and other audience-related reports are accurate and submitted by the established deadlines.
  6. Submit budget adjustments as forecasts dictate.
    1. Works with the Publishers, Ad Directors and other team members on the following:
    2. Ensure the brands’ audiences are accurately reflected and fully maximized for revenue generation in Media Kits and sales tools.
  7. Create and implement new ways to continually grow ad clients and prospects
  8. Work with the Publishers, Marketing Directors and team members on the following:
    1. Develop strategic subscription/single-copy campaigns.
    2. Increase newsstand (both print and digital) awareness and revenues.
    3. Monitor subscription and single-copy sales and expenses and adjust accordingly.
    4. Ensure that the subscriber online user-interface is easily navigated, secure and in keeping with standard online consumer expectations and behavior.
  9. Other responsibilities as the market and business dictate.

ABOUT US 

SagaCity Media is an award-winning multimedia publishing company dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design. SagaCity Media publishes monthly magazines Houstonia, Seattle Met and Portland Monthly which are top-selling magazines in their markets and have won numerous awards for excellence. These magazines’ custom-built companion websites, daily blogs, and weekly e-newsletters, which attract more than 550,000 unique visitors a month, are a go-to destination for what is happening in our cities. Our other proprietary multimedia titles include regional magazines in Colorado and Utah and bridal publications in three states. SagaCity Media also produces publications for a wide range of custom clients in five states, primarily in the tourism category.

APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume, three references, and your salary requirements to: jobs@sagacitymedia.com and put "Audience Development Director" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Custom Editorial Intern

ABOUT US

SagaCity Media is seeking smart and motivated editorial interns to assist the custom team in the Seattle office. The custom division creates local travel and tourism publications, such as the Washington State Visitors’ Guide, Visit Seattle, Bellevue Visitor Guide, and Travel Tacoma + Pierce County. Applications are now being accepted for fall/winter interns and on a rolling basis for all other terms.

WHAT WE OFFER

No coffee fetching whatsoever. Learn firsthand how editorial content is put together. Interns may be responsible for fact-checking, writing e-newsletter content, assisting editors in conceptualizing and executing stories, participating in team brainstorms, editing, proofreading, and assisting with some administrative tasks.

Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the editors and art director, and they must be willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Interns who shine at the simpler tasks will have the opportunity to work on larger projects, such as conducting interviews, reporting, and writing articles for print. We want our interns to walk away with strong clips that they have earned.

The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week, done in four- to five-hour stints between 8:30am and 5:30pm weekdays. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

ABOUT YOU

The ideal candidate is eager, independent, and wants to learn. Candidates should be working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the liberal arts, especially journalism, English literature, publishing, or creative writing; graduates are also accepted. Successful candidates commonly have previous editorial experience at school magazines, newspapers, or journals; a strong interest in magazine writing; good phone and research skills; and the ability to juggle several assignments at once. Interns must be located in the Seattle area during the internship. Interest in local travel and tourism is a plus. Experience with InDesign is helpful but not required.

COMPENSATION

Unpaid; students may take the internship for college credit. Interns will also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience, clips, and contacts.

APPLY

We are currently accepting applications for fall/winter interns. The deadline to apply for the fall/winter internship is Monday, September 8. Applications are also being accepted on a rolling basis for other terms. Send a cover letter indicating your desired start date, resume, three brief writing samples, and three references addressed to:

Angela Cabotaje
Custom Associate Editor
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
acabotaje at sagacitymedia.com
No phone calls, please

If you email your application, make sure the word “Internship” appears in the subject line or your message may not reach its destination.

Custom Media Advertising Sales Intern

SagaCity Media is currently seeking a bright and motivated sales intern to assist in the fast-paced and energetic custom publications advertising department. The position requires a minimum of 15 hours a week in four- to five-hour stints. The duration of this unpaid internship is generally 12 to 16 weeks depending on the needs/schedule of the candidate. We are flexible with student schedules during the academic year, and the internship can be used to fulfill school credit.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Advertising sales responsibilities may include:
  • media tracking
  • creating, updating and assembling sales materials
  • assisting management and sales staff with various projects
  • compiling and managing advertising databases
  • marketing collateral distribution
  • circulation and distribution
  • assisting with sales/marketing events
  • participating in team meetings
  • assisting with other various administrative tasks (data entry, filing, mailing projects)

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be working toward a bachelor’s degree in publishing, advertising, marketing/PR, business, or communications. Must have experience working with Word and Excel and be a master at multitasking.

ABOUT US

SagaCity Media is an award-winning publications company dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design, based in one of the nation’s most desirable places to live, the Pacific Northwest. The Custom Media Division serves a wide range of clients primarily in the tourism category in both Washington State and Oregon. Our city magazines, Seattle Met and Portland Monthly have been the top-selling magazines in their greater metropolitan areas, having won many awards including General Excellence from the City and Regional Magazine Association, Folio, Communication Arts, and multiple Society of Professional Journalists awards. Seattle Met and Portland Monthly are published by Sagacity Media Inc., which also publishes Seattle Metropolitan Bride and Groom, and Portland Monthly Bride and Groom.

APPLY

We accept applications on a rolling basis for all terms (winter, spring, summer, fall).

To apply, send a resume to:

Danielle Williams
Senior Advertising Coordinator
1201 Western Ave, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98101
dwilliamsat sagacitymedia.com

No phone calls, please.