Position Openings

KBC Programs Intern

Overall Responsibility

Support the day-to-day operations of the office in order to promote and educate consumers and producers about beef. This position may also require working some weekend events.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Public Relations: Assist with the publication of KBC’s newsletter Beef Brief, Beef in the Bluegrass blog, and social media outreach
  • Retail and Foodservice Promotions: Participate in necessary preparation for promotions such as Lexington and Louisville Burger Weeks
  • Education: Prepare and teach beef production, nutrition, and/or cooking lessons for youth programs
  • Event Planning: Help plan outreach events such as health fairs, food shows, state and county fairs, festivals, and other promotional and nutritional events
  • General Office Duties: Responsible for general office duties such as answering phones, making copies, filing, sending mailings and running errands
  • Travel: Must be willing and able to travel alongside KBC staff and independently, sometimes overnight and on weekends

Reports to

  • The intern will be expected to work independently, but under the direction of the Executive Vice President and KBC staff

Consults with

  • Will work with other staff to ensure that the all efforts are effectively coordinated and implemented. Must also be open to working with KCA staff when needed.

Qualifications

  • Intern must be available each day of the Kentucky State Fair, August 17th – August 27th, 2017. Prior arrangements must be made in advance for missing classes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Social Media (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator preferred but not required)
  • Ability to communicate essential information in a timely manner through written and verbal communication
  • Required to report to office each day unless instructed otherwise, working remotely is not permitted

Term of Employment

  • Internship (April – September)
  • Full time during the summer and part time during the spring and fall

 

Please send resume with three references, cover letter, and transcript (unofficial accepted)

by March 3, 2017 to:

Kiah Twisselman: Director of Consumer Affairs

ktwisselman@kycattle.org

 

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