Newsroom Crew Interns – 2015 National Convention & Expo – SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST Newsroom Crew Interns – 2015 National Convention & Expo – SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

National FFA Organization National FFA Organization

Location Indianapolis, IN
Start Date 10/26/2015
End Date 10/31/15
Application Deadline 7/17/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate $200 Stipend
Contact Information National FFA Center P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960 317-802-6060

Description

The National FFA Organization is seeking college students or recent college graduates pursuing degrees in journalism, public relations, telecommunications or a closely related field to share with the world the news and feature stories coming out of the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 28 - 31, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.

Twelve Newsroom Crew internships are being offered this year (three reporters, three radio reporters, four social media specialists, one broadcast assistant and one photography assistant). Newsroom Crew interns are expected to arrive on Monday, Oct. 26 and work through Saturday, Oct. 31. Your reward? A small stipend, inside access to an amazing event, coaching on how to become a better communicator and hopefully some awesome clips and experience that will help you in the future. This internship may be eligible for college credit so ask your schools advisor.

Requirements

A few essentials: Newsroom Crew interns are responsible for travel to and from Louisville. Hotel accommodations and most meals will be provided for the length of your stay. Although the internship is unpaid, a $200 stipend is provided. Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, a resume with relevant experience, and samples of your work relevant to the position you most want. Include links to relevant online profiles and please make this all one document.

Responsibilities

(4 POSITIONS AVAILABLE) More than two million people connected with FFA social media content during last years convention and expo. We think four million people should be in that conversation in 2015. Can you help us get there with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Pinterest and more? These positions will require writing skills relevant to the social web, a seamless ability to pull and edit great photos, kNowledge of best practices in constructing posts and a mind that can easily pull the most interesting parts from a mountain of content. We'll also need people who can shoot excellent ? and we mean excellent ? photos and video from mobile devices while around the convention and expo. We're Not subtweeting anything here. If you love social media beyond just scanning Pinterest for new food tips and understand the difference between broadcasting and engaging, please apply. Show us how you've managed events on social media before. Tell us what we can do better. And show off the coolest content you've published to social media.