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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
Web Producer

Custom Media

Custom Media Art 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 summer internship (starts in May or June, ends in August or September) 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:
Lance Rogers
Marketing Graphic Designer
1201 Wester Ave, Suite 425 Seattle, WA 98101
lrogers at sagacitymedia.com
No phone calls, please.

Web Producer

Seattle Met is looking for a full-time web producer to perform a wide variety of tasks related to formatting and managing our digital content. The web producer will also provide support for existing sites within the SagaCity Media family of publications. In addition the web producer will provide multimedia support and guidance to staff and work to continuously improve and document protocol and best practices. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver and strategic thinker who is self-motivated, well organized, and proactive, with exceptional communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing the process from print-based magazine to online content
  • Updating online content for accuracy and consistency. Coordinate with content contributors and editors to update website, e-mail, and social media content
  • Processing, creating, and manipulating images for web
  • Researching solutions for production and edit staff
  • Maintaining and updating local business listings and event calendar
  • Optimization of content and monitoring of web traffic performance
  • Monitoring website health and troubleshooting problems effectively
  • Build and code e-mail newsletters, e-blasts, and contest survey pages
  • Help define and document best practices

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with coworkers
  • Experience using a content management system
  • Well versed in HTML, CSS, Javascript, WordPress, and AdobeCS tools, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Solid understanding of web standards, design, and usability
  • Knowledge of general web design principles and best practices
  • Exceptional general management skills; especially the ability to oversee multiple projects, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to identify and correct coding errors and other issues effectively
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, SEO, and video editing a plus

ABOUT US

SagaCity Media is an award-winning multimedia publishing company dedicated to the highest standards in editorial and design. Based in the Pacific Northwest, we have recently opened a branch office in Texas and begun publishing Houstonia, another monthly title. Our magazines Seattle Met and Portland Monthly have long been the 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 450,000 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 four states, primarily in the tourism category.

APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume, three references, a link to an online portfolio, and your salary requirements to: employment@seattlemet.com


Custom Media Art Director

SagaCity Media has an immediate opening in its Seattle office for an art director to work on a range of award-winning travel-related magazines dedicated to exceptional editorial and design.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Art Director will set and maintain standards for all art content—design, photography, illustration and layout—for a number of SagaCity’s regional tourism publications, including—but not limited to—Visit Seattle, Travel Tacoma, and Visit Bellevue magazines. Duties include setting a creative vision for publications; assigning, producing or sourcing photography and illustration; designing magazine pages; and developing maps, charts and other information graphics. The candidate must have the ability to conceive and execute original designs, a keen eye for photography, exceptional typography skills and fastidious attention to detail. The art director must be able to work with external clients, manage workflow with firm deadlines, and work in daily collaboration with internal editorial and production teams.

EXPERIENCE

Qualified candidates must have at least 5 years of experience art directing or designing for travel, national, or regional consumer magazines and demonstrable experience managing budgets, directing photo shoots and creating magazine templates. The ideal candidate will be zealous about producing compelling and innovative editorial design that showcases the hidden and not-so-hidden charms of the Pacific Northwest.

SKILLS

Education and technical background must include expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite, extensive knowledge and stylish use of type, photography, and illustration. Best candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar field and bring outstanding conceptual and organizational skills to a fast-paced workplace.

ABOUT US

SagaCity Media Inc., is a growing and award-winning multimedia company with magazines constituting its core business. In addition to custom publications such as The Washington State Visitors’ Guide, Travel Portland, the Bellevue Visitor Guide, and our proprietary titles—which include Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, Houstonia and more—we maintain a thriving digital media business. Check out some of our recent publications for Visit Seattle, the Washington State Visitor's Guide, and Visit Bellevue.

APPLY

Please send cover letter, résumé, and PDFs or links to relevant samples to jobs at sagacitymedia.com and put “Art Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Custom Editorial Intern

About Us

SagaCity Media is seeking a smart, outgoing, and motivated editorial intern 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 the spring/summer internship (starts March, ends August).

What You’ll Do

No coffee fetching whatsoever. See the inner workings of a magazine and 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 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 and content management systems 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 accept applications on a rolling basis for all 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, jobs at sagacitymedia.com. 

Important: Please put Custom Internship: Your Name in the subject line or your message may not reach its destination. No phone calls, please.

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.