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Monday, February 20, 2012

Minnesota State Fair - Social Media & Marketing Intern


Social Media & Marketing Intern Posting (2/17/12)

Reports to: Marketing & Communications Services Specialist

Timeframe: Late May/early June through September 3, 2012

Pay Rate: $10/hour (most weeks will be 40 hours; more during peak activity times)

Job Summary: Support State Fair public relations, marketing and guest relations efforts through social media, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites.

Essential Functions:
·         Coordinate, create and produce written material for fair’s social media sites.
·         Monitor social media conversations and fair’s online social media presence.
·         Produce video campaign for fair’s YouTube channel.
·         Compose and produce Daily News, the fair’s internal newsletter.
·         Complete miscellaneous writing projects as assigned.
·         Work extra daily hours and periods with no days off during peak activity times (must be able to work Aug. 18 through Sept. 3).

Additional Responsibilities
·         Complete special projects as assigned.
·         Assist in other areas of marketing division as needed.
·         Assist with tasks as assigned by immediate supervisor or Deputy General Manager.

Qualifications
·         High school graduate and have or are working toward a bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, business communications or a related area of study.
·         Computer skills and social media experience.
·         Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
·         Customer service experience.
·         Valid driver’s license.

Application Process
·         Send a cover letter, resume, references, writing samples and examples of social media usage in a Microsoft Word, PDF or web link format to employment@mnstatefair.org.
·         No phone calls or walk-in inquiries will be accepted.
·         We will only respond to applicants who are interviewed for the position.
·         Deadline: Monday, March 12, 2012