Jobs & Internships

Tiger Oak Media is the publisher of Seattle magazine, Seattle BusinessSeattle Bride and several other regional titles, websites and custom publications in the city and across the country.

Staff Openings

Seattle magazine lifestyle editor

Full-time position, available immediately

Seattle magazine is looking for a dynamic, resourceful editor to oversee and write home, shopping, fashion, beauty and other related content in Seattle magazine. Must be a sharp, witty, snappy writer; possess a passion for and knowledge of home design/décor, (giving equal time to both national and local independent shops and brands) and fashion. The lifestyle editor will scout projects and concept stories with art director, editorial director and executive editor; write stories and/or assign stories to freelancers; edit stories for the magazine; work with art directors on shoots; and oversee interns and fact checking. This position will also cover party pictures and social events content. Lifestyle editor will also be expected to make frequent appearances at events, fashion shows, charitable functions, acting as a spokesperson for the magazines on home/fashion/shopping/beauty/social events as needed. This editor will also be active on our website. Must be an amazing multitasker and deadline driven. Preferred candidates have at least 3 years of magazine experience and all candidates must have editorial writing and editing experience in magazines, newspapers or online in the lifestyle/home/shopping/fashion/beauty beats.

Send brief letter of interest, resume and writing and publication samples (PDFs of actual magazine/newspaper/web pages or links to web sites) to Editorial Director Rachel Hart at rachel.hart@tigeroak.com or via snail mail to Rachel Hart, Editorial Director, Tiger Oak Media, 1417 Fourth Ave., Suite 600, Seattle WA 98101. NO PHONE CALLS. Only candidates with experience matching the needs of the job will be contacted. Salary DOE.

Internships

Editorial internships are available at Seattle magazine throughout the year. Most require a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week in our office, during business hours. Work schedules are usually either a morning shift or an afternoon shift. Internships generally last for six months and openings occur approximately every three to four months. Academic credit is available. If academic credit is not needed, a nominal stipend is paid.

Seattle Magazine Editorial Internship

Seattle magazine is currently seeking interns for 6-month terms, with openings in mid-December and January. Application deadline for these positions is November 15.

We review applications on a rolling basis, so applicants can apply at any time: Download the application and email it, along with resume and samples of published work, to senior editor, Tim Appelo: tim.appelo@tigeroak.com.

Download the application.
Our interns gain hands-on experience working closely with top editors in an environment that is creative and collaborative. As an intern, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for producing this premier monthly publication and its website. Enduring enthusiasm, curiosity and a love of the written word are essential prerequisites for the position. You will be called upon regularly to use your excellent verbal communication and research skills. Attention to detail—even an obsession with it—will come in handy. Interns help us bring up-and-coming trends home to the readers. Observing life in the city, interns are the eyes, ears and feet of the magazine. You will work on a wide range of projects, from the glamorous to the granular. You will become familiar with the varied pace of a magazine's production schedule. Projects might include (but are not limited to) the following: fact-checking stories, helping with research on major projects, writing short pieces, conducting interviews, attending events, researching story leads, uploading web content, contributing to website blogs and writing online articles. Unpaid internships require a commitment of four hours a day, five days a week for six months. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. All editorial interns also provide invaluable support to our online editor, including uploading magazine content to the online archives, maintaining directories, assisting with social media coverage, and researching and pitching blog ideas. This portion of your internship is a great opportunity to broaden your understanding of SEO, online content strategy and basic tools for the web.

Seattle Magazine Digital Internship

Seattle magazine is seeking a digital intern for a three-month term to work closely with the senior digitaleditor and other staff editors to gain hands-on experience in maintaining the web presence of Seattle’s premier city magazine. This is a fast-paced, fun internship that requires organization, good verbal communication skills, love of the written word and a sincere interest in learning the basic tools of the web, including content management systems, working and researching on the Internet, blogging, SEO and social media.

The Seattlemag.com intern will:

  • Assist in updating our site with fresh content from the print edition, including calendar events, charitable events, restaurant and shopping listings, party pictures and select articles
  • Pitch ideas and write weekly for the blog on Seattlemag.com
  • Write headlines to SEO standards under guidance of online editor
  • Assist with Seattle magazine’s Pinterest page in accordance with our social media guidelines
  • Look through our social media pages for the best comments, tweets and posts to appear in the Seattle magazine’s monthly letters to the editor column
  • Write and compile the weekly Restaurant Insider newsletter
  • Attend events or photo shoots as necessary for blogging or behind-the-scenes video purposes

The Seattlemag.com intern should have the following skills:

  • A sincere interest in the Internet, blogs and social networking
  • Serious attention to detail
  • Blogging, CMS and social media experience
  • An interest in Seattle and what’s going on around the city
  • Basic knowledge of SEO and keyword search
  • Basic Photoshop skills
  • Ability to follow formatting standards
  • Willingness to be a part of a team

We review applications on a rolling basis, so applicants can apply at any time: Download the application and email it, along with resume and samples of published work, to senior digital editor Gwendolyn Elliott at gwendolyn.elliott@tigeroak.com

Download the application.
As an intern, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for producing this premier monthly publication and its website. You will be called upon regularly to use your excellent verbal communication and research skills. Observing life in the city, interns are the eyes, ears and feet of the magazine. You will work on a wide range of projects, from the glamorous to the granular. This is a teaching internship and is unpaid except for a small stipend upon completion. It requires a commitment of four hours a day, five days a week for three months. Flexible morning and afternoon shifts.

Seattle Bride Internship

We are currently accepting applications for this internship. Read more about this on seattlebridemag.com and contact Seattle Bride editor Kate Calamusa for more details.