Downtown Summer Sounds Intern

Downtown Summer Sounds Intern

Parks & Public Realm

Reporting Relationship
VP, Public Space Operations & Events

Temporary, part-time 24 hours/week for 10 weeks, July-August
Schedule to be mutually agreed upon, weekdays and weekends may be included.

At the Downtown Seattle Association, our mission is to create a healthy, vibrant downtown. For nearly 60 years, we have been providing vision and leadership on the critical issues and opportunities facing Seattleā€™s urban core.

This role will assist in the planning and promotion of the Downtown Summer Sounds Concert Series alongside the Parks & Public Realm team and Communications & Marketing team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the Downtown Summer Sounds Concert Series
  • Represent DSA at all concerts, held in parks and public spaces in downtown Seattle, as onsite point of contact to venue staff, booking agency, production staff, sponsors, etc. to ensure smooth event and activity execution
  • Responsible for DSA set up at each concert, arriving on time, setting up promotional materials and manage rental and production staffing to ensure timely set up
  • Conduct outreach and distribute collateral and promotional materials to concert venues and neighboring businesses
  • Keep inventory and replenish supplies throughout concert series
  • If concert is canceled due to weather, intern will communicate changes to all relevant parties
  • Conduct consistent and accurate data collection and reporting for Downtown Summer Sounds Wrap Book, meeting presentations, etc.
  • Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned

Must be able to work outdoors in all weather, spending the majority of time riding a two-wheeled bicycle. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and be able to hear and write in English.

  • Recent graduate or student currently in the process of completing a 4-year degree in marketing, public relations or related field
  • Strong customer service experience and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in marketing, events, community development or related fields
  • Hyper organized with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to take direction and remain flexible
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients and demonstrate good judgment
  • Ability to work occasional early morning, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel

$14.00 per hour, plus ORCA card

This position will not be eligible for paid holidays and that they will receive time off in accordance to the Seattle Sick and Safe Leave.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to To be considered, resumes must be received by June 23. No phone calls, please.

The Downtown Seattle Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.