Filament Marketing Offers Marketing Communications Internship

Filament Marketing Offers Marketing Communications Internship

”FilamentResponsibilities:
•  Develop and write media or newsletter articles that support strategic marketing plans of various clients
- Interview industry experts, client contacts, and/or livestock producers for articles
• Write press releases for Filament Marketing and clients
• Coordinate sales material development for various clients, working with members of a creative design team
• Photography as needed for client projects and article support
• Track, update and maintain clients’ media relations results files and reports
• Conduct industry market research as needed
• Assist with planning and coordination of various client events
• Provide project support on marketing communications projects

Qualifications:
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects
• Poised, professional communication abilities
• Passion for, and experience in, the agriculture industry – livestock (e.g., cattle, swine, goats, equine etc.) and/or crops
• At least a college junior in agricultural journalism, agricultural marketing/business, animal science, communications or related field.

As a Filament Marketing intern, you will:
• Be involved with a variety of exciting advertising, public relations and marketing projects for our clients
• Develop pieces to continue building your professional portfolio
• Network with industry experts and influencers
• Gain knowledge of development, printing and production processes
• Work in an exciting environment with a fun team that is enthusiastic about the agricultural industry and rooted in strategy
• Work within walking distance to downtown Madison district and close proximity to the University of Wisconsin campus.

Timing:
• Ten to 12 weeks, depending on individual’s schedule
• Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with possible flexibility for class schedules
Application deadline: December 5, 2011

Please send a current resume and cover letter to:
Jon Brakebill
Filament Marketing
jonb@filamentmarketing.com
608-310-5335 x30

11.14.2011