Public Relations Internship

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) seeks a highly-motivated student who has a passion for public relations, communications, event planning and agriculture with a desire to join a progressive, national award-winning public relations team. Job duties include: Gathering and aggregating information to assisting staffers and farmers with media interviews. Assisting at IFBF conferences and events including the Iowa State Fair. Updating fact sheets and other documents as needed. Assisting with special and media event planning activities including farm tours, conservation practices tours. Assisting with the development and enhancement of the media database and media activity reports.Current student will have a sophomore standing and be enrolled in a college studying agricultural communications, communications, journalism or public relations. Farm background is a plus. Possess strong writing, time management and organizational skills and an understanding of public relations skills including media relations, member relations, mobile technology and social media. Prioritize tasks and have the ability to focus on multiple projects and deadlines. Knowledge of Excel a plus. Interest in consumer, nutrition, health and current news events a plus.
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