Communications Internship – U.S. Custom Harvesters Inc.

Des Moines, IA • Paid • Jan. 20-24


Application closes October 18, 2020


Description:

U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc. (USCHI) is an association made up of professional custom harvesters and associate members that serve the needs of the American farmer. Our organization was established and chartered in 1983 in the State of Texas and serves as a link between the harvesters and the many groups of people they work with, such as farmers, businesses, State and Federal Government. Our current office is now in the State of Kansas. Our mission is: advance the cause of the members of the Corporation by representing and promoting the harvesting industry; to positively influence government and regulatory agencies; to enhance the relationship between custom harvesters, their clients, and service providers to the industry, and the general public; to manage the changing landscape within the industry while enhancing the profitability of custom harvesters and their customers.


Responsibilities:

• Capture highlights in educational sessions to include in press release and on social media platforms.

• Draft and write press releases following membership meetings and educational sessions.

• Interview individuals to create feature stories and to include in highlight videos.

• Photograph clinics, educational sessions and meetings.

• Update and maintain social media presence throughout entire convention.

• Assist broadcasting intern in executing videos to utilize on social media.

• Write descriptions/news items for Facebook and Twitter pages.

• Create post-convention press release.

• Assist in video development and production.


Skills needed:

• Ability to manage social media platforms.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including interviewing skills.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and press release writing.

• Ability to work independently and willingness to be a team player.

• Strong interest in the agriculture industry, particularly the harvesting sector.

• Willingness to learn from others and absorb knowledge about the harvest sector.


Application closes October 18, 2020


Click here for more information and how to apply!

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