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Category: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: May. 16, 2020

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Description

This is a summer internship opportunity with the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia,  MO.  Duties may include media relations,  special event planning,  public relations activities including extensive press release writing,  social media,  communication with multiple publics including telephone,  email and direct mail correspondence,  promotional material design,  distribution of promotional materials,  general office work and other duties as assigned.  Beyond working on planning the Missouri’s Largest Agriculture Expo and developing an exceptional portfolio,  our compensation package includes an average of 40 hours a week and 40+  hours a week during the 11-day Fair.  Free housing on the fairgrounds can be included,  which consists of one bedroom and bathroom.   Limited meals may be provided during the 11-day Fair.

Responsibilities

Duties may include media relations,  special event planning,  public relations activities including extensive press release writing,  social media,  communication with multiple publics including telephone,  email and direct mail correspondence,  promotional material design,  distribution of promotional materials,  general office work and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Open to full-time college students pursuing a major in communications,  public relations,  agriculture,  advertising or journalism and who are looking for real-life experience.  The ideal candidate is one who is passionate about creative communications,  is detail-oriented,  thrives under pressure and finds the opportunity in every challenge.  Internship will begin May 16,  2020 and end August 23,  2020.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  If interested,  please click “Apply for this Internship”  to view current job opportunities.  Once on The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s website,  complete the “Apply Now”  information to the right,  then click “Apply for this Position”.  This will direct you to the online application.  You should also submit a current resume,  cover letter and transcripts by attaching the documents to the application.

Please contact Human Resources with any questions at the e-mail address:  HR@mda.mo.gov

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M-F-V-D-AA-EOE

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