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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Land O' Lakes - Marketing Communications Intern

Job description:
The intern will assist marketing and sales staff with the promotion of the CROPLAN GENETICS Seed and AgriSolutions Crop Protection Product brands. Projects will include websites, advertising, direct mail, communications and developing support materials. Will also assist marketing and sales staff with the promotion of the Answer Plot Program.

Candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to think creatively and handle multiple projects; and desire to learn and gain marketing experience. Candidates should have a strong interest to work in Agriculture marketing after graduation. This internship will be a fulltime summer intern; May - Mid-August. This position will be located at the Land O'Lakes, Inc. office in Shoreview, MN.

The candidate should be working towards a 4 year degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Advertising, Agricultural Journalism/Communications or a related degree. Must have already completed a previous internship and have a strong desire to pursue a career in Agriculture or Agronomy.

Strong computer skills a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); strong verbal and written communication skills; presentation skills in front of groups; able to think creatively; able to handle multiple projects; desire to learn and gain experience; attention to detail. In addition, must be able to travel frequently; lift 50 lb bags of seed; and work with chemicals and applications in a safe manner.

College degree in progress (Junior year). Applicants should possess a farm/agricultural background with preference to crop production.

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