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.
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