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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Minnesota State Fair - Social Media & Marketing Intern Posting

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 several marketing and group hospitality brochures.
  • Assist with answering phone calls and requests from the media as needed.
  • Assist in proofing details for a variety of marketing communications projects.
  • Work extra daily hours and periods with no days off during peak activity times (must be ableto work Aug. 16 through Sept. 1).
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Assist in other areas of the marketing division and complete special projects as needed or
  • 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.
  • Strong computer skills and social media experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and effectively multi-task.
  • Familiarity with Associated Press Style guidelines.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Application Process:
  • Send a cover letter, resume, references, examples of social media usage and short feature writing samples 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: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014