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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Minnesota State Fair - Social Media & Marketing Intern

Timeframe: Late May/early June through September 2, 2013

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

Job Summary: Support State Fair marketing and guest relations efforts through social media and written communication projects.

Essential Functions:
·         Assist with coordination, creation and production of written and visual material for the fair’s social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.
·         Monitor social media conversations and the fair’s online social media presence.
·         Compose and produce the Daily News, the fair’s internal fairtime newsletter.
·         Complete miscellaneous brochure and writing projects as assigned.
·         Work extra daily hours and periods with no days off during peak activity times (must be able to work Aug. 17 through Sept. 2).

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 the marketing communications manager.

·         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
·         No phone calls or walk-in inquiries will be accepted.
·         We will only respond to applicants who are interviewed for the position.
·         Deadline: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013