Agricultural Communications Intern, Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Cheyenne, Wyoming 

Organization: Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Type of opportunity: Internship, full-time

Contact: Haley Lockwood, haley@wysga.org, (307) 638-3942

Duties:

  • Help educate and inform Real Ranchers’ members through social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Word Press by interviewing and/or obtaining information from rural Wyoming communities or person(s)
  • Create and post rural and energy related stories to the Real Ranchers blog
  • Assist Programs Director in planning and hosting state wide events such as the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, Wyoming Stock Growers Environmental Stewardship Tour and the Wyoming State Fair
  • Opportunity to assist the Executive Vice President on issues research as needed and assisting the Office Manager with administrative duties as needed
  • Learn various aspects of the WSGA webpage and updating through the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association CMS Web-Host site
  • Develop and release press releases to state and affiliate media when needed
  • Interview, write and photograph for articles that will be in the quarterly CowCountry Magazine
  • Open mind to learn various agricultural issues that are addressed by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association

Desired qualifications:

  • Agricultural Communications or Journalism major
  • Willingness to travel and work additional hours during convention and special events throughout the summer

Start and end dates: May 23 – August 19, 2016

Salary/pay: $1,200/month

Link to more information: Visit the WSGA’s internship opportunities page.

How to apply: Please submit a current resume, letter of interest and one letter of recommendation to the attention of Haley Lockwood at the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. See application for address.

Application deadline: March 7, 2016

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