$17.21 - $21.77 Hourly
Planning and Community Development
3/1/2024 4:00 PM Pacific
Pierce Transit is an award-winning organization focused on fulfilling the mission of improving people's quality of life by providing safe, reliable, innovative, and useful transportation services that are locally based and regionally connected.
Pierce Transit's Marketing Department is recruiting for our next
Marketing Intern !
In this role, you will have the opportunity to build skills and abilities that will help to prepare you for a fulfilling future in graphic design and marketing; while also providing you with an introduction to the exciting transit industry.
The individual we are seeking will submit an application that documents their experience and education in marketing. The student will be working alongside seasoned professionals in the field and will assist in creating attractive and accurate information for internal and external audiences. This position will bring hands-on learning opportunities as the person selected will be actively participating in a broad array of activities. They will increase their knowledge in terms of what it takes to be successful in a thriving marketing department whose products are always in high demand. This person will also learn to utilize graphic design software and prepare digital art files for in-house production or commercial printing. The student will be involved in interacting with a diverse group of stakeholders both internal and external to Pierce Transit.
At Pierce Transit, our employees' health is important to us too! That's why we offer two on-site gyms.
Pierce Transit provides an ORCA Card benefit for each employee and a family member. This benefit provides
to service on Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit, King County Metro, Kitsap Transit, Seattle Monorail, Seattle Streetcar, King County Water Taxi and Kitsap Foot Ferry.
Under the Washington Paid Sick Leave (WPSL) law, you will be eligible for one (1) hour of WPSL for every forty (40) hours worked, prorated for each pay period you work.
The following functions are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.Provide support to the Marketing department while learning business practices, policies and procedures.Assist Marketing department staff by revising and/or creating new graphic designs and layouts to be used in a variety of Pierce Transit's communication materials.Use technical and manual tools to design signs, internal posters, informational brochures, maps and bus schedules.Perform support work essential to many graphic design projects such as printing, trimming and mounting displays to various substrates.Communicate professionally and effectively with diverse stakeholders.Use centralized web-based software to manage and track design projects, and keep internal customers apprised of project status.Demonstrates reliable and consistent attendance.Performs related work as required.Qualifications
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, andActively enrolled in an institute of higher learning with a focus in graphic design, art or marketing fields, with artistic aptitude as shown by previous work.Desired:
Experience with Macintosh-based graphic design software.Other requirements:
Applicants must be willing to undergo a background check as part of the selection process.This is a part-time, limited-duration, position working 15 to 19 hours per week while college is in session. Additional hours may be worked when college is not in session up to 40 hours per week.Student must work on-site at Pierce Transit (in Lakewood, WA), during weekday, day-shift hours.Ability to maneuver objects weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Application InstructionsTo be considered for this vacancy, you
The online application must include a chronological work history and/or education, applicants must also attach resumes and/or cover letters as required to be considered for this position.A
letter of interest
that clearly describes how you meet the qualifications for this position.At least 3 professional references with names, email addresses and current telephone numbers.Attach at least three samples of previous work in creating newsletters, brochures, flyers, or other promotional materials. **This can be work you created or worked on as part of a group.
READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMPLETELY:
Carefully review your application for accuracy, spelling and grammar before submitting.Please ensure that your work history has been updated to include employment end dates as applicable.The initial screening of applications will be solely based on the information provided in the supplemental questions and the content and completeness of the "work experience" and "education" sections of your application atA resume will not substitute for completing the "work experience" section of the application.All information may be verified and documentation may be required.
For questions regarding this recruitment or assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources - Recruitment @ 253-581-8095 or email@example.com
If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application, please call NEOGOV toll-free at (855) 524-5627 or email
Pierce Transit Is An Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerPierce Transit has a strong commitment to the community we serve and our employees. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.
Pierce Transit's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay and all other forms of compensation, including benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
This part-time internship position is not eligible for vacation accrual, paid holiday, or other benefits other than those required by State and Federal law.
Are you currently attending an institute of higher learning?
Did you attach at least three samples of previous work in creating newsletters, brochures, flyers, or other promotional materials? **This can be work you created or worked on as part of a group.
What type of degree are you currently pursuing?
Which of the following best describes your skill level when using Macintosh-based graphic design software?
BeginnerIntermediateExpertNone or Willing to LearnNone, but I do have skills using Personal Computer (PC) based graphic design software
Which of the following graphic design programs have you worked with? (Select all that apply)
If you selected "Other" in the question above, please list programs below:
This is a part-time, limited duration position while college is in session requiring 15 to 19 hours per week, weekdays at Pierce Transit's Lakewood headquarters. Are you able to meet this requirement?
Have you read the supplemental information section of the announcement and ensured you have included all required materials to be considered?
Do you currently participate in Washington State's Work-Study Program?