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Latitude 38 is a such great place to work that we rarely have job openings. However, at this time, Latitude 38 has an opening for a part-time intern to work on communications, marketing and administrative projects this fall.

Marketing, Communications and Administrative Intern, Latitude 38 Media

Latitude 38 is seeking a part-time intern to work on communications, marketing and administrative projects this fall. Latitude 38 is the West Coast’s premier sailing magazine and media company founded in 1977 to cover the world of sailing through the eyes of the West Coast sailor. We publish a monthly magazine, a 3x/week blog –'Lectronic Latitude – an annual Northern California Racing Calendar, the annual Pacific Sail and Power Boat Show Guide and Program. Latitude 38 also sponsors the annual Baja Ha-Ha Cruising Rally, the SoCal Ta-Ta, and produces the Delta Doo Dah and the Pacific Puddle Jump sailing events.

Position:
Seeking an enthusiastic sailor to do marketing and administrative support for a staff of seven people. We are looking for a creative and energetic person who is a strong communicator, organized, and able to work on their own initiative. Must be someone able to handle multiple projects. We are a small company and as such, interns have the opportunity to work with and assist the various departments at Latitude.

Experience Desired:
Prior experience working in office setting. Good written and verbal communication abilities. Preferably a high school senior or above. Computer experience with MS Office, MS Excel, Googledocs, graphic experience with InDesign/Photoshop helpful, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) or video editing and Google Analytics experience also a plus.

Intern Duties:
• Research and develop social media and communications strategies, help with updating and maintaining Latitude’s various social media accounts
• Assist in production elements of the magazine – includes filing, mailing and organizational tasks
• Assist the sales department in customer research, sales letters, customer calling and database updates
• Some proofreading for editors, researching and writing stories to be published in our blog or magazine
• Handling pop-up tasks and projects

Compensation:
This internship lasts three months (October-December) with a possibility of extension and pays $10-15 an hour. Specific hours/pay will be determined upon hiring, but somewhere between 15-20 hours a week will be expected.

Experience Gained:
An intern will attend all company meetings and, by working alongside the crew, will gain knowledge of small company organization and process, marketing, digital support tools associated with publishing, journalism and sailing.

Please send your resume and cover letter by email to with “Latitude Intern” in the subject line.

Please, no phone calls! Anyone who calls will be automatically disqualified.


 

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