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AZ State Fair- Social Media Marketing Intern

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Company Name: 
Arizona State Fair
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
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Learn all about marketing the largest event in the State by directly supporting the Marketing Crew for both fair and seasonal events. If you’ve ever wondered how events come together, this is the ideal platform for you.

This is a UNPAID internship. The company has asked that the intern work for approximately 10-20 hrs. per week and will be flexible with your EMCC schedule. Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview of what the intern, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Interns can expect to learn: 

  • Learn marketing principles and how to target specific audiences
  • Learn how to develop creative content
  • Utilize social media to engage and a community of fans/followers online
  • Coordinate event marketing and promotion for the Arizona State Fair across various social media platforms
  • Collaborate with internal departments on projects and assignments
  • Curating content on all agency social media channels
  • Connect with influencers on social media accounts
  • Coordinate and interact with media

Interns can expect to do: 

  • Coordinate social media accounts, including organizing cross-platform content strategies
  • Develop new social media campaigns from the ground up, and considering sponsors’ needs and specific fulfilments
  • Monitor social channels for trending news, ideas and memes; then capitalize on those trends through social media accounts
  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics
  • Prepare post Event Recaps
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Currently enrolled at EMCC majoring in Marketing, Public Relations, Communication or any other Marketing related degree program.
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Have a valid drivers license 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ambitious, positive attitude and a desire to build a career in PR, event planning, social media and/or digital marketing
  • Understanding of the Public Relations field and eagerness to gain hands-on experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with a great understanding of English grammar and language
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media networking, social content creation/curation, and working across multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram
  • Skills in presentation and interpersonal relations
  • High level of professionalism and motivation to be on time and meet deadlines
  • Prefers challenges, new ideas, future focus, fast pace and getting dirty
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus