Missouri State Fair Marketing/Publicity Internship


The Missouri State Fair has up to three full-time summer intern positions within their Marketing & Publicity Office. The positions start early- to mid-June and will run through the 11-day Fair, August 8-18, 2013, in Sedalia, Missouri.

Skills Needed:
Candidate should have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Word Suite including Excel and Publisher. Candidate must possess a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. This is a fast-paced office with a wide variety of activities. Candidate must possess a desire to be part of a TEAM that has FUN while getting the job done. Will require some weekend work. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

Duties may include:

  • Media Relations
  • Special Event Planning
  • Public Relations Activities including Extensive Press Release Writing
  • Social Media
  • Communication with Multiple Publics, Including Telephone, E-mail and Direct Mail Correspondence
  • Promotion Materials Design
  • Distribution of Promotional Materials
  • General Office Work
  • Other duties as assigned

Pay and Benefits:
This is an entry level position that pays minimum wage, currently $7.35/hour. It offers an average of 32 hours a week and 40+ hours a week during the 11-day Fair. Free housing can be included, which consists of one bedroom and bathroom. Limited meals may be provided during the 11-day Fair. This job does not qualify for any additional benefits.

To receive an application form and for more information, contact:
Tammie Nichols, Director of Marketing, 660-530-5611. Tammie.Nichols@mda.mo.gov

By March 1, 2013, applicants must mail cover letter, resume, list of references and
completed application form to:

Tammie Nichols, Director of Marketing
Missouri State Fair
2503 W. 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301


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