Internship Opportunity

Intern Position: Allen, Paulding, Putnam, and Van Wert Counties

The position will be located in Putnam County and is a part-time position, 20-25/week.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume no later than April 5, 2019, to Jessica Vandenbroek via e-mail at [email protected] or by U.S. Mail to:

Putnam County Farm Bureau 109 W. Sycamore St Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830

Primary Duties:

  • Coordinate with hosts, speakers, and volunteers for various events and other programs
  • Maintain a database of event participants and membership campaign volunteers
  • Provide support to county events: fair activities, display pieces, legislative meetings, etc.
  • Maintain information and updates associated with funding for Our Ohio and other events
  • Assist with the county web pages and social media idea generation, techniques and application
  • Assist with county newsletter development, press releases, and other communications
  • Support membership marketing and retention strategies, including Nationwide Insurance relations
  • Other communications, public policy, and general office support as assigned
  • Assist on Membership Campaign and Marketing of Membership Activities
  • Assist with Membership calls

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completed at least one year of undergraduate coursework, majoring in communication, marketing, business or similar, preferably in the agricultural area of study
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills: Able to effectively write business communications, speak to various groups, etc.
  • Understanding of basic marketing concepts
  •  Strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and maintain deadlines
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Reliable transportation
  •  Candidates with knowledge of Ohio Farm Bureau and the agriculture industry preferred
  • Residence or available housing within Allen, Paulding, Putnam, and Van Wert County preferred

Commitment:

20-25 hours per week from the beginning of April to September and/or September to April, based on student’s availability, class schedule, and workload desire. Flexible scheduling but work may require specific evenings and weekends.

Compensation:

Competitive hourly wage, mileage reimbursement for personal vehicle use, flexible scheduling.

For further information, questions, or concerns, please contact the Farm Bureau office at (419) 523-5874.

 

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