Madison, WI • September 26 – October 2, 2021 • Applications Due June 1
Position Description Position
Title: Media Intern Location: World Dairy Expo, Madison, Wis.
Time Period: September 26 – October 2, 2021
Reports to: Communications Manager
Under the direction of the Communications Manager, a Media Intern assists with media initiatives at World Dairy Expo and the management of the Media Room, Expo’s on-site resource for media professionals. This week-long internship provides students with an active role in writing press releases, creating content and executing social media plans while engaging with media professionals and dairy industry representatives from around the globe.
Write press releases following AP style
Create and gather content for social media platforms
Script writing for the Parade of Champions
Aid in the management of the Media Room at World Dairy Expo
Other duties as assigned
Actively pursuing a BS, BA or Masters in a dairy, agricultural or communications field
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and creative, out-of-the-box thinking
Strong work ethic and willingness to complete tasks
Understanding of various social media platforms utilized by WDE
Comprehensive understanding of agriculture and the dairy industry
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
Physical requirements of this position include: the ability to lift at least 50 pounds, walk significant distances and work extended hours
A resume, cover letter and one writing sample should be sent to Katie Schmitt, email@example.com, by June 1, 2021.
Four Media Interns are desired
If questions or further information is needed, please contact Katie at the WDE office; 608-224-6455.