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Category: Marketing, Sales and Service

Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: May. 16, 2022

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Description

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is dedicated to the promotion and protection of the state’s agriculture industry.  With nearly 100,000 farms on more than 28 million acres of farmland,  the state’s Department of Agriculture works to connect farmers with consumers.  Nearly 90%  of Missouri’s farms are family owned,  and our family farms are committed to producing a safe and secure food supply for customers locally and globally.  Additionally,  more than one in every ten Missouri jobs are in agriculture and forestry.

We are currently looking for a Communications intern in the Office of the Director.   Our internship will offer you a dynamic,  skill-building summer in agricultural communications.   Each day we work to support and promote the state’s number one industry.

Responsibilities

 

  • Photography -  administer the Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest,  plus shooting various photo stories and providing event coverage.
  • Videography -  video storyboarding,  shooting and editing for social media.
  • Graphic design -  create print and website graphocs for the Department,  including websites,  brochures,  handouts,  signage,  etc.
  • Special Events -  help plan special events throughout the summer,  including event support at the Missouri State Fair.
  • Social Media -  assist our team in growing our social media presence on Facebook,  Twitter,  Instagram,  YouTube,  LinkedIn and Flickr.
  • Writing -  support writing needs of the Department,  including news releases,  editorial pieces and website content.

Qualifications

Must be a current college student (Freshman through Junior)  with a minimum 3.0 GPA pursuing a degree in Agricultural Communications,  Journalism,  Public Relations,  or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Beginners knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop,  InDesign,  Illustrator)
  2. Understands basic photography and graphic design principles
  3. Interest in Missouri agriculture

Please apply online at:   https://mocareers.mo.gov/hiretrue/ce3/job-board/5effe9b2-4b89-494b-ac76-c45e25190768?division=Department of Agriculture

 

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